|Battle:||Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland|
|Ship/Arrival:||Unity, Dec 1650|
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Published: 11 Sep 2018
Updated: 23 Mar 2020
Researchers: Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust
Editor: Teresa Rust
John Ferguson, #29 on George S. Stewart’s Captured at Dunbar list
Name Variations: Ferguson, Fargison
IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, in, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 253, John is categorized as: Possible [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity] Ferguson/Fargison, John. Residences: Ipswich, MA. Appears: 1654. [Exiles; DR; SPOWS] For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.
First Generation in the New World
1. JOHN¹ FERGUSON, was born, presumably, in Scotland and died, possibly, in Massachusetts.
Residences: Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. Appears: 1654. [Exiles; DR; SPOWS]