Manie Payne Ferguson

FERGUSON, Manie Payne. b. Carlow Country, Ireland, 1850; d. Los Angeles, CA, 8 June 1932. Manie Ferguson was a pioneer of the Holiness Movement in the USA. In addition to her evangelistic work, she and her husband founded the Peniel Mission (after Genesis 32: 24–30) in Los Angeles in 1886. The influence of this interdenominational holiness rescue mission spread along the west coast of the United States and internationally to Africa, Asia, and South America, focusing, in later years, on a ministry to single women.  She married Theodore Pollock Ferguson (1853–1920) in 1883. He was a minister in the former United Presbyterian Church, and a convert under the ministry of American evangelist...

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