FERGUSON KENNEDY was born in County of Antrim, Ireland in 1837, emigrated to Canada, and came to Alcona County in 1864, and worked for Harris Brothers in their sawmill, where he advanced to the position of head sawyer. He was married to Sarah Colwell and has three children, two boys and one girl,who are still living. John Kennedy, the eldest, holds position as bookkeeper
for Geo. L. Colwell, and the younger ones live at home. Mr. Kennedy owns a farm in Section 3 and is prosperous.
(Bibliography: “History of the Lake Huron Shore and Its People with Illustrations & Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Pioneers”,1883, Chicago, Page 277)