Andrew Ferguson with wife and son Clarence

kcb023.jpg

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Title

Andrew Ferguson with wife and son Clarence

Subject

Ferguson, Andrew (1870-1935); Ferguson, Clarence; Ferguson, Myrtle

Description

Photo shows Myrtle Ferguson, her husband Andrew (Andy) Ferguson, and their son Clarence. Andrew Ferguson was known as the founder of Oildale, purchasing a large tract of land and building the first building there in 1910. Andrew Ferguson was born in Canada, came to the United States in 1895, and settled in Kern County, California, in 1898. He and his wife had 3 sons--Clarence of Bremerton, Washinton; Emery of New York; Merrill of Porterville, California--and a daughter, Mrs. Hattie Simpson of Bakersfield. During his life, Andrew Ferguson worked as a storekeeper and an engineer for Peerless Oil Company. His son Merrill was born in 1898, in New York. Andrew Ferguson retired at age 54 in 1925; he died at age 64 in 1935 (February 11). Myrtle Ferguson was born in Tehachapi, California.

Creator

Kern County Library

Source

1 photograph: b&w: 14.1 x 25 cm

Publisher

San Joaquin Valley Library System

Date

c.1934

Contributor

Kern County Library

Rights

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Relation

Jack Maguire Local History Room--Photo Files, Beale Memorial Library, Kern County Library System.

Format

image/jpeg

Language

en-US

Type

Image

Identifier

kcb023

Coverage

Kern County (Calif.)--1930-1935

Citation

Kern County Library, “Andrew Ferguson with wife and son Clarence,” San Joaquin Valley Library System Digital Collections, accessed October 22, 2017, http://digital.sjvls.org/document/4705.