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Updated 01/19/2024 History Room - 442 Hewett Street | Neillsville WI Jail Museum - 215 E 5th Street | Neillsville WI Mailing Address: P. O. Box 41 | Neillsville WI 54456 Ph: 715. 743. 2150 Email: 1897ccjm@gmail.com Web: 1897clarkcountyjailmuseum.com 2011-2024 - All Rights Reserved - 1897 Clark County Jail Museum Inc.
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City of Neillsville Cemetery Self-Guided Cemetery Tour
Samuel Ferguson Born: Died: Buried City of Neillsville Cemetery
CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 12/14/1889
Ferguson, Samuel
(1808 - 9 DEC 1889)
Samuel Ferguson passed away last Monday morning at 3 o'clock, and was buried Tuesday afternoon, Rev. J. D. Brothers officiating. Mr. Ferguson came here (Clark County) in 1845, and in the 50's returned to Pennsylvania, where he married, and came back and settled here. His wife died a year ago. She was a widow when she married Mr. Ferguson, and was the mother of C. F. Bone, editor of the Rice Lake Times. Mr. Ferguson was not married the second time, as has been announced. Harry Ferguson and Mrs. Emma Brainard are children of the later. Mr. Ferguson and James Ferguson, formerly a citizen of here, but now of Tacoma, Wash., is a nephew.
Mr. Ferguson witnessed the building up of Neillsville on a spot that was but a wilderness when he came here. He was a man respected by all, and lived to a ripe old age.