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Re: William/Benjamin Figg Shelby Co Kentucky
Posted by: Mary Yoder (ID *****1151) Date: January 29, 2004 at 01:10:58
In Reply to: Re: William/Benjamin Figg Shelby Co Kentucky by Jennifer Kimbley of 292

William Decatur Figg was s/o William Figg Jr 1792/94
Berkeley Co, Va, m 5 Feb 1816 Shelby Co, Ky; Elizabeth
Graves b ca 1794 Ky,d 5 Mar 1872 Sullivan Co, IN bur
Morgan Cem, Gill Twp, d/o Edmond & Judith Graves. Elizabeth
Graves Figg m #2 5 Jun 1856 Sullivan Co, IN Jacob Ridge.
William & Elizabeth Graves Figg may have had 8 children but
only 5 are known.

1. Emerine Figg b ca 1816 Shelby Co, Ky, d after 1860.
Never married; living on Sullivan Co, poor farm 1860
at age 46.
2. William Decatur Figg b Jun 1818 Shelby Co, Ky; d after
1900; m #1 15 Jun 1845 Greene Co, IN, Rebecca Clark;
m #2 17 Sep 1893 Greene Co, IN- Louisa Minks.
3 son Figg b 1815-1820 Shelby Co, Ky
4 son Figg b 1825-30 Shelby Co, Ky
5 Richard Daniel Vorhees Figg b ca 1825 Shelby Co, Ky, d
1863, near Memphis, Tn, but in a Veteran's Cem in
Memphis, m 21 Dec 1845 Greene Co, IN Elizabeth Mayfield.
6. Mary A. Figg b ca 1829 Shelby Co, Ky; d after 1860.
m 29 Dec 1844, Greene Co, IN, Benjamin Mayfield.
7. Hiramomaus (or Hyromamus) "Hiram" Figg b ca 1834 Shelby
Co, Ky; m 10 Nov 1853 Sullivan Co, In, Mary Eaton;
m #2 6 Oct 1864 Sullivan Co, In Susan Ann Alsman;
m #3 17 Aug 1878, Sullivan Co, In Icis Hostetler.
8. Lucy Ann Figg b ca 1837, Shelby Co, Ky, m 18 Sep 1853
Sullivan Co, IN, m John Thomas Mayfield-no further
record.

References:
1820 & 1830 Cen Shelby Co, Ky
1840 Greene Co, In
1850 & 1850 Cen Sulivan Co, In Dist 105; Hamilton Twp.
Shelby Co, Ky Deed Bk D, No 2; p 109 Shelby Co, Ky: William
& wife Elizabeth his wife "late Elizabeth Graves, d/o
Edmund Graves, dec'd sells 204 acres to Richard &
William H. Graves (brothers); names widow Judith
Graves; Edmund died intestate. March 1836.

William Figg's payroll records for Capt James S. Whitakers'
Co, 9 Reg't Ky Mtd Vol Mil- War of 1812

William Jr, s/o William & Mary Taylor Figg; s/o John Sr
& #1 wife an unknown Irish lady who d bef 1792. John Sr
m #2 Elizabeth Mitchell, d/o William & Elizabeth Mitchell,
1792 Berkeley Co, Va (she d 1852 LaRue Co, Ky).

Have just found the following from Augusta Co, Va:
Augusta Co, Va Court Records 1745-1800:
Taylor va Taylor- Suit begun 1805 by John Taylor of
Augusta Co, Va, vs John Taylro, s/o Nathaniel Taylor.
Nathaniel died in Jefferson co, Sept 1804, intestate,
leaving orator and nine other children. Thomas Taylor,
brother and orator, qualified administrator, Nathaniel, Jr
was another brother. Orator's sister married William Fig.
Orator's sister Nancy, married George Bozewell and moved to
Ky. In division of estate by order County Court of
Jefferson 1806, these heirs named: Thomas Taylor, Elizabeth
Figg, Fanny Taylor, James Taylor, John Taylor, William
Taylor, Figg's wife was Mary.

Data on Wm Figg, James Figg & John Figg Sr should be on
this list. If not-email me privately & I will send to you.

Mary


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