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": Jesse Tyler Ferguson's Black Sheep Ancestor + Old Newspaper Research Tips Posted by Diane In last night's "Who Do You Think You Are? " Jesse Tyler Ferguson's great-grandfather Jess Uppercue—the father of Ferguson's paternal grandmother, Jessie, with whom he was close—seemed to get into trouble wherever he went. It started when he was arrested for the murder of an aunt he lived with at age 22. Although he had motive (he stood to gain a tidy sum when she died, having just insisted upon the rewriting of her will), the evidence was circumstantial. Uppercue later turns up in Evanston, Ill.; Fargo, ND; St. Then, as the promoter for an expedition to the Alaskan Klondike in 1898, he brought so many participants and provisions, and so much mining machinery, that the group couldn't use the rugged trail. As you could see in this episode (and as I've found in my own research), newspapers are a good source for tracing ne'er-do-well ancestors.
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