Posted By:R. G. Ferguson
Subject:Rebecca T. Ferguson Martin, Patrick Co.
Post Date:February 11, 2002 at 19:01:54
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Forum:Patrick County, VA Genealogy Forum
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Rebecca T. Ferguson married James Martin, widower, in 1838 in Patrick Co., VA. They lived
in the Smith's River District of Patrick Co. and are last recorded there in the 1880 Census.
Rebecca was listed age 72 and James age 82 in 1880. Their son, Sparrell L. Martin, and his
family are listed in the 1900 Census of the Smith's River District but James and Rebecca are
not listed and presumed deceased by that time. I would like to know when James and
Rebecca died and where they are buried. I have unconfirmed information that Rebecca died in
1881 (she was listed as bedridden in 1880 Census) and James in 1890s.

Rebecca's much younger sister, Tabitha Margaret Ferguson (age 48 - 50), was single and
lived with her and James Martin in the 1880 Census. Tabitha was named by her brother Abner
F. Ferguson in his will written in 1902 but I have not located her in the 1900 Census of VA. I
would like to learn when T. M. Ferguson died and where she is buried. Any information is

Thank you, R. G. Ferguson