|Perina Harriet Ferguson
Perina Harriet Ferguson
The 1900 Federal Census, Virginia, Chesterfield Co., Dale, District 4, page 64A records the widow Perina Farmer (indexed as Faunce at ancestry.com) (Nov 1842) with children Robert L. (Jan 1872), Monroe (Feb 1879), Albert A. (April 1875), and Mary A. (Sept 1882). Next door is William H. (Sept 1868) and Indiana (Sept 1877) Farmer (Faunce) with children Ruby M. (Feb 1898) and William R. (Aug 1899). Perina has had 6 children of which 5 are still living. That means her oldest child has died as well as her husband. The other boys are listed as Proprietors of a Saw Mill.
Perina married John Henry Farmer circa 1866 in Chesterfield Co. VA. (John Henry Farmer was born about 1838 in Virginia and died circa 1890 in Chesterfield Co. VA.)