Margaret G Ferguson (1910 - 1993)

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Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts

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Anastasia Ferguson

Anastasia Ferguson

Ferdinand Ferguson

Ferdinand Ferguson

James & Lillian Brewster

James & Lillian Brewster

Lillian and Edna Mae Brewster

Lillian and Edna Mae Brewster

Elsie Ferguson 002

Elsie Ferguson 002

Elsie Ferguson 001

Elsie Ferguson 001

Scottish Fiery Cross

Scottish Fiery Cross

High School graduation class, 1913

High School graduation class, 1913

Elmerena Houston & William Ferguson

Elmerena Houston & William Ferguson

Mary Ferguson & children

Mary Ferguson & children

Mary Ferguson family

Mary Ferguson family

Talking Between San Francisco and Guthrie

Talking Between San Francisco and Guthrie

Elmerena Houston

Elmerena Houston

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1910 - In the year that Margaret G Ferguson was born, Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

1932 - She was 22 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1937 - Margaret was 27 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1945 - She was 35 years old when on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

1993 - In the year of Margaret G Ferguson's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Margaret G Ferguson passed away on January 4, 1993 at 82 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on January 20, 1910. We have no information about Margaret's surviving family. We know that Margaret G Ferguson had been residing in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts.

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