Chapter member, Laura Rinderknecht, submitted the following ancestry timeline chart.

  1. James Fergusonwas born abt. 1721 in County Antrim, Ireland, and died October 1771 in Hamilton, Cumberland (now Franklin Co.) PA. He married Rachel Walker abt. 1740. She was born 1720 in England, and died 1791 in Hamilton, Cumberland (now Franklin Co.) PA. Children of James and Rachel are:
    • William b. 1746, County Antrim, Ireland; d. May 21, 1833, Somerset Twp., Washington County, PA.
    • James b. 1748; d. September 11, 1806, Chilicothe, Ross Co., OH; m. Margaret Denny. He was buried at the Grandview Cemetery.
    • Margaret b. 1744; m. William Dickson.
    • Matthew b. 1749; d. November 2, 1848, Kingston, Delaware Co., OH; m. Ann Chestnut, 1782. He was buried at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
  2. William Ferguson was born 1746 in County Antrim, Ireland, and died May 21, 1833 in Somerset Twp., Washington Co., PA. He married Sarah Liggett 1775 in Cumberland Co., PA, daughter of Samuel Liggett. She was born 1756 in Cumberland Co., PA, and died 1841. Children of William and Sarah Ferguson are:
    • William b. January 7, 1778, Washington Co., PA; d. November 8, 1868, Jefferson Co., OH.
    • Matthew b. December 2, 1796, Somerset Twp., Washington Co., PA; d. January 23, 1866; m. Ann Ferguson.
    • Benjamin b. April 23, 1798, Somerset Twp., Washington Co., PA; d. 1842, Springfield, IL; m. Sarah Irwin, PA; b. PA.
    • Robert b. PA; d. February 14, 1852; m. Lydia; b. 1771; d. June 2, 1840.
    • James b. 1782, Franklin Co., PA; d. 1828, Pigeon Creek, PA. He was buried at the Presbyterian Cemetery.
    • Rachel b. 1777, Franklin Co., PA; d. February 16, 1828, Washington Co., PA; m. Samuel Ralston; b. 1758.
    • Samuel b. 1758.
    • Sarah b. 1800, Washington Co., PA; d. August 27, 1855; m. Col. George McHenry.
    • Isabella b. 1794, Franklin Co., PA; d. November 1, 1878; m. John Reed.
    • Margaret b. August 25, 1792, Williamsport, Washington Co., PA; d. June 10, 1865, Williamsport, Washington Co., PA; m. Joseph Hamilton, January 23, 1813; b. September 1, 1784, Gettysburg, Adams Co., PA; d. November 9, 1849, Williamsport, Washington Co., PA.
    • Florence b. February 14, 1803, Washington Co., PA; d. March 3, 1845, m. James MaCauley; b. 1801, Somerset Twp., Washington Co., PA.
    • Samuel b. 1782, Franklin Co., PA.
    • Martha b. 1779, Franklin Co., PA; d. January 26, 1830; m. (1) Michael Law; m. (2) Unknown Cochran.
  3. William Ferguson was born January 7, 1778 in Washington Co., PA and died November 8, 1868 in Jefferson Co., OH. He married Margaret Carrel abt. 1793, Washington Co., PA daughter of Hercules Carrel and Sarah Wheeler. She was born January 7, 1778 in NJ and died August 19, 1859 in Jefferson Co., OH. Wm. served as Justice of the Peace for Wayne Twp., from 1818 1838. Children of Wm. and Margaret Ferguson are:
    • Robert b. September 1800, Washington Co., PA; d. October 24, 1871, Delaware Co., OH.
    • Samuel b. August 6, 1815; d. February 19, 1905; m. Martha Boyd, December 19, 1840, Two Ridge Church, Jefferson Co., OH; b. March 15, 1824; d. May 5, 1892.
    • Mary b. 1803; d. 1844; m. Archibald Simeral, January 1, 1822; b. 1797, Cross Creek Twp., Jefferson Co., OH. They are buried in the Bloomfield Cemetery.
    • Sarah d. October 1, 1854, Bakersville, OH; m. Archibald Leech, January 29, 1824, Jefferson Co., OH; b. 1796, Westmoreland Co., PA; d. December 25, 1859, Bakersville, OH.
    • Bathia m. William Shannon.
    • Margaret b. June 4, 1818; d. August 23, 1870; m. Thomas Miller, November 24, 1836, Two Ridge Church, Jefferson Co., OH; d. July 25, 1841.
    • Rachel b. 1820; d. 1893; m. David Dunlevy, June 19, 1893, Two Ridge Church, Jefferson Co., OH.
    • Elizabeth b. January 31, 1807; d. February 14, 1892; m. William Moorehead; b. October 10, 1800; d. August 4, 1875.
    • James b. March 26, 1809; d. 1886; m. Sarah Woods, 1837.