On the island of Acklins in a small settlement called Snug Corner, Bethel & Couley Ferguson welcomed their third child, out of twelve children; he was given the name, Nelson Wellington Ferguson.
Left to treasurethis Godly heritage are: his wife of 57plus years: Maud Ernestine Ferguson; 1 Son: Pedro Nelson Ferguson; 3 Daughters: Dr. Renae (Charles Sr.) Bufford; Sheniqua (Henry) Ononogaya and Cynthia (Cardinal) Collie; Daughter-in-law: Dawnette Ferguson; Grandchildren: Nicholas DeNiero and Taelor Ferguson; Sheniya Henfield, Charles II and IsaiahBufford, Cyncara Sawyer, Able Seaman Cyncarreo and Cardicyn Collie and LaVonneFerguson; 3 Great Grandchildren; 6 Brothers: Deacon Ivan (Sally) and Lionel (Christina) Ferguson, Edward (Katurah) & Kendal (Marcella) Ferguson, Pastor Ellison (Minister Leila) Greenslade and Alvin (Pandora) Greenslade; 6 Sisters: Una (Edward) McQuay, Kathleen Ferguson, Hazel Andrews, Rev. Dr. Edris (Ernest) Bowe, Minister Judy (John) Deveaux and Betty Greenslade; 1 Aunt: Francina Hanna; Sisters-in-law: Bishop Gloria Ferguson, Cornelia Johnson, Agnes Moss, Harriet Cooper and Deaconess Rosemary Tynes; Brothers-in-law: Burntell Andrews, Bishop Hartman Rolle, Lincoln Ferguson and Douglas Tynes; Adopted Children: Deacon Charles Curtis, Damaris Curtis, Pastor Randolph Curtis, Benson Curtis, Alma Poitier-Sands, Rebecca Richards and Ella Hall; Numerous Nieces and Nephews including: Evanette (Deangelo) Delancy, Rev. Brent (Minister Crystal) Ferguson, Minister Dwayne (Elizabeth) Ferguson; Avis Baker, Valarie (Edwin) Rolle, Claudette and Nicola Andrews, Sergeant Neil (Gail) Andrews & Elridge (Debbie) Andrews; Valencia, Laverne and Densina Curtis; Coshell (Dwayne) Nairn, Rondon McQuay and Brandon (Tonisha) McQuay; Iral Ferguson,Pastor Ian (Tamara) Ferguson, Indira Williams and Ivania Ferguson; LaRon and Larrissa Ferguson; Lionel Jr., and Leonardo Ferguson; Carmen Forbes, Lisa (Otis) Bowleg and Ken Andrews; Stacia Bowe-Williams, Leandro and Como Ferguson, Latisa Whyte; Dr. Nicolette Greenslade, Ellison II, Elliott, Destiny and Calvin Greenslade; Gregory Johnson, LaDonna Gardiner; Sherwood Hanna, Demarquis & Lavardo Moss, Bonnivette Rodgers, Parthenia Stiggers, Natasha Moss; Dellerease Rolle, Theresa Bain, Tyrone, Kevin and Jeffery Tynes; Sharie Russell, Ericka & Ocoye Cooper; Numerous Cousins: Marjorie Farquharson, Gwendolyn Charlow, Dr. Delton Farquharson, Deacon EricCox, Eartha Pyfrom, Ida Lafleur, ThelmaKerr, Sandra McPhee, Michelle Williams, Dotlene, David “Funky D” Ferguson; Ida,Margaret, James and Timothy Cox, Generine Rodgers, Eulene Williamson, ElizabethAndrews, Remalia Knowles, Kenneth, Preston, Franklyn & Tamika Ferguson; Helen Emmanuel, Diana Deveaux, Judith, Gerald Jr., Joel, David, Isaac, Aaron andPeter Ferguson; Jeffrey, Annabell, Patrice, Leonard and Maria Hanna; Pastor Juanita Ingraham, Bettyann Grant, Evangelist Lilymae Longley, Minister Lydia Stewart; Glenda and Carlissa Ferguson; Delores Francis, Vernita Wallace, Brendalee Russell; Glen and DeborahFerguson; Special Friends: BishopRudolph V. Bowe & Sis. Veronica Bowe, Bishop Dr. Franklin M. Ferguson & Minister Dr. Rovena Ferguson, Pastor Carlson & Enid Arthur, Sis. Sarah Murphy, Minister Neville Gray, Lynden Rahming, Sis. Coolie Francis & Family of Great Harbour Cay, Pastor Timothy & Minister Deanne Johnson and Yolanda Rolle & Family; Other Relatives & Friends including: Bishop Brice H. & Sis. Advira Thompson, Bishop Ghaly & Minister Angela Swann, Bishop Elgarnet B. & Minister Jacqueline Rahming, Bishop Dr. Woodley & Vernique Thompson, Bishop Hulan & Valarie Hanna, Bishop Clarence N. & Evangelist Barbara F. Williams, Bishop George Thompson, Bishop Maurice Simms, Bishop Andrew Brown, Bishop Jeffrey Knowles, Bishop Rudolph McKinney, Bishop Reuben Deleveaux, Bishop Dr. Albert Ferguson, Bishop Adrian Varlack, Bishop Rufus Rodgers and Bishop Edward Payne; Pastor Drexel Gibson & Family; The Minnie Street families including: The Stubbs, Cunningham, Williams, Solomon, McDonald, Fox, Moss & Hanna Families; Great Harbour Cay, San Salvador and the Englerston Families including: Dr. Sherman Stevens & Family, Demetri Bowe, Barbara Clarke, Minister Maxwell Jones, Willamae Lightbourne, The Roye Family, Franklyn & Roselda Rigby, GeorgeHall & Family, George Henfield & Family, Isula Henfield & Family, The Curry Sisters, The Gardiner Family, Nesbitt Ferguson & Family, HalcieHanna, Hilgrove Hall, Era Adams & Lorraine Mullings; The Gibson, Hanna& Tynes Families; The Bahama Brass Brand; the entire Membership of the Church of God of Prophecy from Grand Bahama to Inagua; and the entire Staff of East Sunrise Mortuary, especially Kevie Smith; Neighbours of St. Bart’s Road Golden Gates including Stella McPhee & Family & William Butler & Family.