Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada ⇓ His God Father and baptism sponsor was John McCarron, probable brother of Margaret McCarron. His God Mother was Mary (McGinnis) Ferguson, wife of John Ferguson and John McGinnis Sr's sister.
1884• Reformers in Korea who admire the Meiji Restoration in Japan stage a coup with Japan's help. China intervens to rescue the king and help suppress the rebels. Afterwards both China and Japan agree to withdraw their troops and military advisers.