1824–1897

Introduction

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Born: Sep­tem­ber 6, 1824, Glas­gow, Scot­land.

Died: No­vem­ber 3, 1897, Glas­gow, Scot­land.

Buried: Sight­hill Ce­me­te­ry, Glasg­ow, Scot­land.

Biography

Ferguson was the son of Re­ver­end Fer­gus Fer­gu­son of Bells­hill (near Glas­gow), and lat­er of Ab­er­deen.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Glas­gow (BA 1845, MA 1858) and Cum­ber­land Un­i­ver­si­ty, Le­ba­non, Ten­nes­see (DD 1876).

In 1845, he became pas­tor of the Black­fri­ars Street (lat­er named Mont­rose Street) Ev­an­ge­li­cal Un­ion Church in Glas­gow.

Sources

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