Memorable Manitobans: George William Fergusson (1879-1963)
Born in Dundas County, Ontario in 1879, he came with his family to the Douglas district prior to 1900. He operated the Campbell and Campbell Furniture Store and the Fergusson Funeral Home in Brandon until retirement in 1948. He and wife Mary Agnes Wallace (1879-1953) had two sons, Norman Wallace Fergusson (1906-1957) and Donald Stuart Fergusson (1915-1972). He was an elder at First Presbyterian Church. He died at Winchester, Ontario on 16 January 1963 and was buried in the Alexander Cemetery.
Obituary [Mary Agnes Fergusson], Brandon Sun, 19 December 1953, page 3.
Obituary [Norman Wallace Fergusson], Brandon Sun, 31 October 1957, page 4.
Obituary, Brandon Sun, 18 January 1963, page 11.
Grave transcriptions, Brandon Cemetery.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
We thank Eric Fergusson for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 5 September 2021