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Memorable Manitobans: John H. Ferguson (1874-?)


Born in Durham County, Ontario in 1874, son of Joshua Ferguson and Jane Hooey, he worked as a clerk in a hardware store for a few years. In 1893, at the age of 19, he came to Treherne where he dealt in horses and operated a general store. From 1904 to 1910 he operated a real estate business at Treherne then moved it to Winnipeg. In 1900 he married Florence Kearns (?-?) of Kirkfield, Ontario. They had four daughters: Enid Ferguson (1901-?), Maud Ferguson (1903-?), Ruth Ferguson (1905-?), and Mona Ferguson (1907-?). He was a member of the Adanac Club and Assiniboine Club.


The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 January 2019

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