Friday, November 23, 2007

Patrick Ferguson's China Service

the caption reads:
His tableware was divided after his death at the Battle of Kings Mountain. Handed down by Joseph McDowell of Pleasant Garden to his descendants, owned now by his great grand daughter Margaret Erwin McDowell of Morganton, N.C.

(from History of the McDowells and Connections, by John Hugh McDowell, pub. 1918, C. B. Johnston, page 260)