Richard Daniel Vorhees Figg b ca 1825 Shelby Co, Ky; d 1863 on a hospital ship in the Mississippi River near Memphis, bur in a Veteran's Cem, Memphis, Tn. M/ 21 Dec 1845 Greene Co, Ind, Elizabeth Mayfield (b ca 1823 Ind, d 2 Sep 1894 (? age 77 yrs 4 mos 29 das), bur Mt Moriah Cem, Jefferson Twp, Sullivan, Ind. He was a Pvt in Co I of 97th Regt. Ind Vol.
1. Elizabeth Laura Figg b ca 1846 Ind, d after 1860. no further record.
2. George Washington (or William) Figg b May 1849 Ind, d 1923. m 28 Apr 1870 Greene Co, Ind. Margaret D. Tincher.
3. Samuel H. Figg b ca 1858 Sullivan Co, In, d after 1870.
4. Benoni Figg b 18 Nov 1861 Sullivan Co, Ind; d 5 Mar 1956, bur Woodward Cem, Sullivan, Ind. M/ 3 Dec 1885 Sullivan Co, In. Anna Lee Robertson.
5 Richard Daniel Voorhees Figg, b Mar 1863, Sullivan Co, Ind, d 1926, bur Mt Moriah Cem, Sullivan Co, Ind. M/ 29 Jul 1886, Sullivan Co, Ind; Armilda E. Turpin.
1850 Cen Sullivan Co, Ind, Dist #105:
376/378: Richard Figg 24 m laborer Ind
Elizabeth 27 f Ind
Laura 4 f Ind
George 1 m In
1860 Cen Sullivan, Ind, Hamilton Twp.
394 Richard Figg 34 Ky
Elizabeth 36 f ky
Elizabeth L. 13 f Ky
Geo. W. 11 m Ky
Sam H. 2 Ky
1870 Sullivan Co, Ind, Jefferson Twp.
193: Elizabeth 50 Tn
Benj. O. 9 In
Richard D.V. 7 Ind
Geo. W. 21 m In
Margaret 22 Ind
1880 Sullivan Co, In, Jefferson Twp
157: Elizabeth 57 Tn Tn Tn
Ben 18 In Ky Tn
Daniel 17 In Ky Tn
s/o William Figg Jr b 1792-94 Berkeley Co, Va, d ca 1840-50 Greene or Sullivan Co, In. 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 1845 Sullivan Co, In Jacob Ridge. Willam & Elizbeth (Graves) Figg may have had 8 children but only 6 are known.
Siblings of Richard D.V. Figg:
1 Emerine Figg b ca 1816 Shelby Co, Ky, d after 1900. Never married. Living on Sullivan Co, INd poor farm in 1860 Cen at age 46.
2. William Decatur Figg b Jun 1818 Shelby Co, Ky, d after 1900. M/15 Jun 1845 Greene Co, In, Rebecca Clark. M/2 17 Sep 1893 Greene Co, In, Louisa Minks.
3. Son Figg 1815-20 Shelby Co, Ky
4. Son Figg 1825-30 Shelby Co, Ky
5 Richard D.V. Figg (above)
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 hyronamus) "Hiram" Figg, b ca 1834 Shelby Co, Ky. M/ 10 Nov 1843 Sullivan Co, Ind Mary Eaton. M/2 6 Oct 1864 Sullivan Co, Ind. Susan ann Alsman. M/3 17 Aug 1878 Sullivan Co, Ind, Icis Hostetler.
8 Lucy Ann Figg b ca 1837 Shelby Co, Ky. M/ 18 Sep 1853 Sullivan Co, In, John Thomas Mayfield. No further record.
1820 Shelby Co, Ky
2 m 0-10, 1 m 26-45
1 f 0-10, 1 f 26-45
1830 Shelby Co, Ky
2 m 0-5, 2 m 10-15, 1 m 30-40
1 f 0-5, 1 f 10-15, 1 f 30-40
1840 Greeene Co, In
1 m 0-5, 2 m 10-15, 1 m 20-30, 1 m 50-60
1 f 5-10, 1f 10-15, 1 f 20-30, 1 f 50-60
1850 Cen Sullivan Co In, Dist 105:
378/381 Elizabeth Figg 45 f Ky
Emerine 34 f Ky
Hiramonaus 16 m Laborer Ky
Lucy 13 f Ky
1860 Sullivan Co, In, Hamilton Twp
386: Jacob Ridge 64 Ky
Elizabeth Figg Ridge 56 Ky/
s/o William b 1770-75 Berkeley Co, Va, d between Sept & Dec 1848 Shelby Co, Ky. M/ 15 Jan 1791 Frederick Co, Va, Mary Taylor (b ca 1770-75, d 1840-50 Shelby Co Ky, d/o Nathaniel & Mary Wright Taylor)
1. James Figg b 19 Mar 1792 Berkeley Co, Va, d 3 Jul 1883 Shelby Co, Ky bur Grove Hill Cem. M/ 19 Mar 1822 Shelby Co, Ky, Ann McCormick, M/2 18 Oct 1829 Shelby Co, Ky Susan McCormick.
2. William Figg Jr- as above.
3. Nathaniel Figg, b 1794-1800 Berkeley Co, Va, d ca 1830-40 Jefferson Co, Ky. M/ 25 Apr 1822 Shelby Co, Ky, Unity Clarke.
4. Benjamin Figg b ca 1795 Berkeley Co, Ky, d 14 Oct 1870 Jefferson Co, Ky, bur Cave Hill Cem. M/ 15 May 1815 Shelby Co, Ky, Mary Graves. m/2 8 Mar 1834 Jefferson Co, Ky, Mary (Davis) Balee.
5. John Wright Figg, b ca 1798 Berkeley Co, Va, d Louisville, Ky. M/17 Mar 1824 Shelby Co, Ky, Martha Figg.
6. Thomas T. Figg, b 1800-1810 Berkeley Co, Va, M/in Va, Miss Smith.
7. Mary T. Figg, b 22 Mar 1802 Berkeley Co, Va, d 14 Jul 1884 Shelbyville, Shelby Co, Ky,
bur Grove Hill Cem. Never married.
8. Francis Asberry Figg, b 1 Sep 1804 Berkeley Co, Va, d 10 Dec 1887 near Coatesville, Putnam Co, Ind. M/ 18 Mar 1831 Shelby Co, Ky, Rebecca Harrison.
9. Courtney T. Figg b 6 Nov 1806 Shelby Co, Ky, d 2 Jan 1876 bur Salem Methodist Cem, Masonville, Daviess Co, Ky. M/ 14 Nov 1827 Shelby Co, Ky, William Hite.
10 Frances Emily Figg b 15 Nov 1808 Shelby Co, Ky, d 1894 Shelbyville, Shelby, Ky bur Grove Hill Cem. Never married.
11. son Figg, 1800-1810, Shelby Co, Ky, prob. died young.
12. Wesley T. Figg b Sep 1810 Shelby Co, Ky, d before 10 Dec 1887 Hendricks Co, Ind. M/ Melvina L. ______. M/2 7 Dec 1843 Jefferson Co, Ky Ann Amanda Bryant.
1800 Berkeley Co, Va tax list:
William Figg, 1 male over 21, 1 horse, 1 slave over 16.
1806: Wm Figg of Jefferson Co, Va to Thomas Taylor of Jefferson Co, Va 1 negro woman about 30 and her 4 children: Hannah, Presley, Lucy and Tom; $40 and 200 acres near Logan co, Ky--Bill of Sale, Book 3, pg 225.
1810 Shelby Co, Ky:
5 m 0-10, 3 m 10-16, 1 m 16-26, 1 m 26-45
3 f 0-10, 1 f 26-45.
1820 Shelby Co, Ky
1 m 0-10, 1 m 10-16, 1m 18-26, 1 m 26-45, 1 m over45.
2 f 10-16, 1 f 16-26, 1 f over 45.
1830 Shelby Co, KY
1 m 15-20, 1 m 20-30, 1 m 50-60
2 f 20-30, 1 f 50-60
1840 Shelby Co, Ky
1 m 70-80
1 f 20-30, 1 f 30-40, 1 f 60-70
Shelby Co, Ky: Will Book N, p 140:
Settlement of Wm Figg Sr. Bushrod Taylor, his brother-in-law is admin. Only children listed are the 3 daus living in Shelby Co:
Mary T. Figg, Frances Emily Figg and Courtney Hite.
Deed Book T, No 2, pg 455 (Shelby Co):
4 Jul 1855 between James Figg, Benjamin Figg, John W. Figg, Mary T. Figg, Frances E Figg, Courtney Hite, Thomas T. Figg, Asberry Figg, Edward Bean and Lucy his wife, Wallace Pinkerton and Virginia, his wife, Legrand R. Figg and Maria, his wife, Brnard E. Figg, William D. Figg and Rebecca his wife, Richard Figg & Elizabeth his wife, Hyronimous Figg and Mary his wife, Emerine Figg, Lucy Ann Mayfield and John T. Mayfield by Henry Bohannon Commissioner, of the first part to Froman Fry, of the second part. (more to record but this is who is named).
Will of Mary T Figg; will of Frances Emily Figg given also.
s/o John Figg (Sr) b 1740-50 Va, d between Dec 1839 & Jan 1840 Nelson Co, Ky. M #1 an Irish lady who probably died in Berkeley Co, Va before 1792. M/2 15 Mar 1792 Elizabeth Mitchell (b ca 1770 Md, d 4 Sep 1852 Larue Co, Ky, d/o William & Elizabeth Mitchell).
Ch by #1 wife:
1. William Figg- as above.
2. Seeli Figg, 4 May 1776 Berkeley, Va, d 11 Sep 1855 Ellettsville, Monroe, Ind. M/ 8 Oct 1804 Hardin Co, Ky Mary (Dean) Kuykendall (she widow of Jacob Kuykendall & had children by Jacob- have confirmed this). Don Matson's ancestor.
3. James Madison Figg Sr. b 1777-78 Berkeley , Va, d May-Jun 1843 Shelby Co, Ky. M/before 1798 in Va, Elizabeth Taylor.
4. Elizabeth D. Figg b 1781 Berkeley Co, Ky, d 2 Dec 1878 bur Singleton Cem, Hardin Co, Ky. M/ prob. Berkeley Co, Ky. John Sanford Gray.
5. Mary Figg b ca 1782 Berkeley, Va, d aft Mar 1837, prob Nelson Co, Ky. M/ 8 Oct 1804 Nelson Co, Ky Samuel Porter (can't get a line on them).
6. Benjamin Figg b probably before 1792 Berkeley Co, Va, d after Mar 1837. M/ 10 Mar 1818 Clark Co Ind, Elizabeth Cassady, prob. dau/o George Cassady.
Thomas Figg may also be a child but there is no proof. He m 5 Nov 1801 Berkeley Co, Va Sarah Lindsay. This Thoams could possibly be the same person as the one hsown on the 1830 Cen of Jefferson Co, Ky cen as having 1 m 0-5, 1 m 5-10, 1 m 10-15, 1 m 50-60; 1 f 0-5, 1 f 5-10, 1 f 30-40.
Ch by Elizabeth Mitchell:
7. Nancy Ann Figg b 1793 Berkeley Co, Va, d after 1860(LaRue Co, Ky); m 16 Apr 1811 Nelson Co, Ky, Joseph Medcalf (my 3rd GGpts).
8. John Figg Jr b 1794-1800 Berkeley Co, Va, d 19 Dec 1814 at Battle of New Orleans. Served as an ensign in John Farmer's Co in War of 1812.
9. Nicholas Figg b 1794-1800 Berkeley Co, Va, d 1847-50 Hardin Co, Ky. M/ 21 Nov Hardin Co, Ky Maydeline (Magdalen, Maudeline) Cutright (d/o Samuel).
10 Andrew Figg, b 8 Jul 1796 Berkeley, Va, d 21 Nov 1882 Hawthorne, Montgomery, Ia, bur Emerson, Iowa. M/ 12 Dec 1816 Nelson Co, Ky Catharine Holmes. M/2 11 Sep 1859 Henderson Co, IL Mrs Daaline Ferrington (Eulas Haskaarl's ancestor).
11 Lewis Matthew Figg b ca 1798 Berkeley Co, Va, d Apr-Aug 1857 Sullivan Co, Ind, bur Burnett Cem. M/ 23 Oct 1823 Nelson Co, Ky, Mary Ellenor Coomes (desc of Wm Coomes/Combs).
12 Hannah Figg b 1805 Nelson Co, Ky, d 1870-71 Crawford Co, Ind. M/ 29 Nov 1823 Nelson Co, Ky Benjamin Ash.
13 Robert Figg b ca 1808 Nelson Co, Ky, d 9 Apr 1891 Clark Co, IL, bur Darwin Cem. M/ 7 May 1834 Bullitt Co, Ky, Malvina Dawson (do not know her connect to my Dawson Family).
12 Milly Figg b ca 1810 Nelson Co, Ky, d after 1850 (Nelson/LaRue Co, Ky). M/#1 27 Jan 1828 Nelson Co, Ky Joseph Essex (Jr- also my 3rd GGpts- he s/o Joseph Sr & Nancy McClay who m 1790 Berkeley Co, Va). M/#2 John Baird 13 Jan 1842 Nelson Co, Ky (this couple gave consent for my 2nd GGf J. Wesley Essex to marry Nancy Ann Metcalf (d/o Joseph & Nancy Figg Medcalf-1st cousins) in 1848 Larue Co).
This all from "Figg Leaves" by Eula Haskaarl & Don Matson, 1980, privately published. I posted John Figg Sr's will to the Nelson Co rootsweb.com archives. Am trying to get the estate sale records for Joseph Essex Jr posted there also. Joseph Jr d 1836 Nelson Co, Ky. Only John Wesley Essex is a known son of Joseph & Milly Figg Essex Jr.
Nancy Ann Figg & Joseph Medcalf were also parents of Elizabeth Medcalf who m Benedict Jenkins 1839 Hardin Co. This couple is also a set of 2nd GGpts (paternal Grandmother's line). The Medcalf, Figg, Essex line is my paternal Grandfather's line. My Grandparents were 2nd cousins. A really mixed up tree & very hard to keep straight.
Have 3 lines to John Figg, Sr & his wife Elizabeth Mitchell. Can't get anything on the Mitchell & can't get back beyond John Figg Sr. Have some very early Va Figg data- ca 1698/99 Isle of Wright- but can't connect it. Don't much Mass data here to see if there were Figgs in Mass too. Va data doesn't over the time period that I am interested in so have big holes in my data.
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