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Zelmon John Ferguson 1855-1899

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September 27, 1899
The De Pere [Wisconsin] News
Zelmon John Ferguson, better known as "Del" Ferguson, died Saturday evening [23 SEP 1899] at his home in this city [De Pere, Wisconsin]. Death was caused by inflammation of the brain, the result of a kick by a horse about three months ago. Mr. Ferguson was 44 years of age. He was born [01 MAY 1855] at Stone Bank, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. About twenty years ago he came to this section of the state, doing business as a horse dealer. Eight years ago [20 JUN 1892] he was married to Miss Christina Meyer who survives him with two children [Ruth and Kathleen]. They have been conducting a restaurant and boarding house on George Street [in De Pere, Wisconsin], making their home there.
The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon from the house, Rev. H. A. Talbot officiating. Interment was at Greenwood cemetery [De Pere, Wisconsin]. The pall-bearers were J. Shea, E. A. Lee, F. Crabb, J. C. Outhwaite, George Dohn, and F. H. Wiese. Among those who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ferguson, of Kaukauna and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Johnson of Oconomowoc. The latter is a sister of Mr. Ferguson. Mrs. Ferguson wishes to thank the friends for many acts of kindness during Mr. Ferguson's illness and after his death.


November 3, 1899
Brown County Democrat (De Pere, Wisconsin)
[Democrat—1st publication—November 3, 1899—3t.]
STATE OF WISCONSIN, COUNTY COURT FOR BROWN COUNTY, IN PROBATE
Notice is hereby given that at the regular term of the County Court to be held in and for said County at the County Court room, at the City of Green Bay in said County, on the first Tuesday of December, A. D. 1899, the following matters will be heard and considered:
The application of Christina Ferguson for letters of administration in the estate of Zelmon J. Ferguson, late of the City of De Pare, said County, deceased.
By Order of the Court, H. J. Huntington, County Judge
Dated October 31, 1899


November 10, 1899
Brown County Democrat
In Probate Court.
The following probate court matters came up in Judge Huntington’s Court:
Estate Zelmon Ferguson, deceased--Petition of Christina Ferguson for administration filed -- ordered for hearing first Tuesday of December.


FOLLOWING IS THE OBITUARY OF ZELMON JOHN FERGUSON'S WIFE:


April 4, 1957
De Pere Journal-Democrat
MRS. C. FERGUSON, 96, DIES AT PHOENIX, ARIZ.
Mrs. Christina (Meyer) Ferguson a resident of De Pere [Wisconsin] for 73 years died at the home of her daughter [Ruth] and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Ansel A. Brooks, Phoenix, Ariz., Sunday March 31 [1957] on her 96th birthday [born 31 MAR 1861]. Mrs. Ferguson came to De Pere [from Mishicot, Wisconsin] to live with her sister [Mary], Mrs. Jacob Falck, when she was 12 years of age. [She married Zelmon J. Ferguson in Green Bay, Wisconsin on June 20, 1892.] She continued to live here until she was 85. From then until her 90th birthday she divided her time between the homes of her two daughters [Ruth, Mrs. Ansel Brooks and Kathleen, Mrs. Edward Austin]. She remained alert and active until three weeks ago. Survivors include Mrs. Ansel A. Brooks of Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Edward C. Austin and a great granddaughter Ann Christina of Burlington Wis., two brothers, Robert Meyer of Clarkston Wash and Fred Meyer of De Pere.


FOLLOWING ARE ARTICLES PRINTED IN DE PERE, WISCONSIN NEWSPAPERS ABOUT MISS CHRISTINA MEYER:


April 28, 1887
The Democrat
Quite a number of citizens of De Pere and West De Pere attended the Odd Fellows sociable at Green Bay last Tuesday evening. Among them were: Messrs. N. Altmeyer, Aug. Thiele, L. Fuchsgruber and wife, Miss C. Meyer, Geo. Putnam and Mr. Remington of this city and Mr. Schlegel of West De Pere.


September 28, 1887
Brown County Democrat
Jacob Falck and family went to Iron Mountain yesterday morning to attend the wedding of Mr. R. Meyer, which occurred yesterday. The bride was a young lady of Iron Mountain. Mr. Meyer is a brother of Mrs. Falck.
Miss Christina Meyer went to Iron Mountain last Monday to attend the marriage of her brother Robert, which, occurred yesterday.


November 9, 1888
Brown County Democrat
Miss Christina Meyer, who is going to open a restaurant in Falck's building, is going to have everything just so, in grand style and her place when opened will be one of the most commodious and attractive restaurants in this part of the country.


July 2, 1891
Brown County Democrat
Mrs. J. Falck and children, accompanied by Miss Stena [Christina] Meyer, left Tuesday for a week's visit with relatives in Seymour [Wisconsin].


October 29, 1891
Brown County Democrat
Miss Stena Meyer, accompanied by three of Mr. Falck's children, spent Sunday with relatives in Seymour.


November 5, 1891
Brown County Democrat
Miss Mary Engel, employed at Miss Stena Meyer’s restaurant, was badly hurt Tuesday evening by falling down a high stairway. In her fall she seriously bruised her head and was otherwise injured. The wounds were dressed by Dr. Kersten, and the patient is now getting along as well as could be expected.


November 12, 1891
Brown County Democrat
A fine soda fountain has been placed in Miss Meyer's restaurant, and the interior of the place has been painted, giving the whole a much improved appearance.


May 5, 1892
Brown County Democrat
Squire Joyce can be found now at his office over Miss Meyer's restaurant. The De Pere Lodge I. O. G. T. also have rented rooms there.


September 3, 1892
Brown County Democrat
Mrs. Geo. Falck and Mrs. Frank Falck, who visited friends in this city and in Morrison [Wisconsin] last week returned to Seymour Monday. They were accompanied by Mrs. D. Ferguson (nee Meyer), of this city, who however, returned the following day.

Surnames: AUSTIN BROOKS FALCK FERGUSON MEYER
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