Bio: Ferguson, Anson A. (1881)
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Surnames: Ferguson, Foster

----Source: The History of Northern Wisconsin (Marathon County, Wis.) 1881, pages 559-560

ANSON A. FERGUSON, millwright and engineer, Wausau. He first located at Seven Mile Creek, in Fond du Lac Co. He remained there a short time, afterward going to the Town Friendship, where he remained four years. From there he went to Stockton, Portage Co., at which place he remained for a number of years; from there to Waushara County, where he lived two years. From there to Seneca, Wood Co., where he began business for himself, and remained there until the breaking out of the war, when he enlisted in Co. K, 1st Minn. H. A.., where he served one year and four months. He was discharged for general disability, at Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 27, 1863. He then went to Olmstead Co., Minn., and worked at the carpenter trade for three years, when he went to Marinette, on the Bay Shore, where he was engaged in building and working mills. He remained one and one-half years, then he went to Sherwood, Calumet Co., and remained four years, and then went to Colby, on the Wisconsin Central Railroad, where he built a mill and ran it for two years, and then began business for himself. He was born in Cape Vincent, Jefferson Co., N.Y., Sept. 7, 1842. He was married at Shiocton, Outagamie Co., July, 1873, to Jennie Foster, who was born June 30, 1849. They have two children, Earl and Perlie.

 

 


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