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FERGUSON, Ellen (Brallier)
|Cambria Freeman, 6 Apr 1906, Contributed by Patty Millich|
|Mrs. Ellen Ferguson |
Mrs. Ellen Ferguson, wife of Robert Ferguson of this place, died at the Ferguson home last Friday at 2:30 o'clock from paralysis at the age of 59 years, having been born in Blacklick township, Cambria county, Jan. 24, 1847.
Mrs. Ferguson was the youngest of 12 children born to Emanuel and Mary Brallier. Of this large family but one member survives, Mr. Levi Brallier of Dale.
On March 31, 1874, the Rev. Samuel Mills performed the ceremony which united in marriage Ellen Brallier and Robert Ferguson; during these thirty-two happy and prosperous years, four children were born to bless this union. Bertha and Gertrude, at home; Jesse E. of Naples, S. D.; and John B. of Sioux City, Ia., all of whom survive to mourn the loss of a loving and devoted mother.
The funeral services were conducted from the Baptist church Monday afternoon, the Rev. Dr. J. S. James of Altoona and the Rev. H. S. Replogle of Johnstown officiating.
Interment was at Lloyd's cemetery. Those who bore the remains to their last resting place were: A. J. Darragh, Lester Larimer, G. D. MacBain, Herman Apel, Daniel J. Davis and Sherman Clement.