Born: 1811 South Carolina
Ferguson was the son of Lewis Ferguson Sr. In 1840, he lived in Cass County, Illinois. Sometime before 1850, he settled in Coffee County, Tennessee.
U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Cass County, IL, 29; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Coffee County, TN, 20.