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Re: Kiggins Ohio Family Reunion
Posted by: Debra LaMel (ID *****4944) Date: March 11, 2007 at 18:52:38
In Reply to: Re: Kiggins Ohio Family Reunion by Barb Siders of 120

I know of only one Thomas Kiggins
1) Thomas Kiggins/Kiggans b 1790 believe to be in Ohio Co VA married 1-6-1814 in West Liberty VA to Lydia Baxley he died on 5-16-1835 Near West Liberty VA Lydia is believed to have been born in Baltimore Maryland (A possibly sister to Thomas is one Martha Kiggins who married John Baxley in Ohio Co VA on 11-21-1811)

My dad believed Thomas's parents to be John Kiggans and Mary UNK these two are buried in Stone Church Cemetery at Wheeling John died in 1835 and Daddy said the dates for Mary where unreadable when he visited the cemetery.

Thomas served in the War of 1812 under Capt John Bennet Co of Infantry 6th Regiment Virginia Militia. His pay was 8.00 a month. He received a pay of 6.89 for travel from Norfolk VA to Ohio Co Va a distance of 520 miles. His wife Lydia applied for a land grant in 1855 but it is not known if she received it.

There kids where
1) John B b 1815 married Hannah Whetstone 2-29-1839 Ohio Co VA (Now west va) had no daugther named Roseanna
2) Samuel b 1819 married nancy unk
3) Jane b 1821 married first Luther Norman and 2nd his brother Wilson E Norman
4) Rebecca "Becky" Ann b 11-29-1822 m Henry Wilson Whetstone brother to above Hannah
5) James A b 11-29-1824 married Lydia A Baxley (my ancestor)
6) Amanuel M sometimes Manuel b 1828
7) Mary E b 1833 married Isiah Bogard


1) John B Kiggins/Kiggans b 1815 Ohio City VA d 6-5-1898 Marietta Washington Co Oh (John was in the Oil Field business and was said to have made and lost alot of money) married Hannah Whetstone 2-29-1839 Ohio Co VA (Now West Virginia)

1840 Ohio Co VA

1850 Ohio Co VA John Kiggins age 34 VA, Hannah age 32 OH, children Mary J, age 10 OH, Rebecca A age 9 OH, Lydia C age 6 OH, Samuel age 4 OH, William age 1 OH.

1860 Washington Co OH John B Higgins age 46 VA, Hannah age 44 OH, Mary age 20 OH, Rebecca age 18 OH, Lindia age 16 OH, Samuel age 14 OH, William age 11 OH, Margaret age 6 VA, Manuel age 4 OH, Leroy age 1 OH,

1870 Washington Co Ohio John B Kigans age 56 VA, Hannah age 54 OH, children Rebecca age 28 OH, Samuel R age 23 OH, William M age 20, Margaret age 16 OH, Emanuel age 13 OH, Leroy age 11 OH, Hannah age 16 OH

1880 Washington Co OH John Kiggins age 55 VA VA VA, Hannah age 53 OH PA PA, William age 29 OH VA OH, Leroy age 21 OH VA OH, Morse, ? age 70 Male OH CON Penn


I will continue to look

Someone says that both Thomas and Jonathan are sons of Samuel Kiggins and Sarah Miller of Pa and they state that Jonathan was born in Washington Co PA and he married Elizabther Boyer in Miami Co OH on 10-21-1813

They list Jonathan died in Mercer Co OH on 2-28-1847
and was born on 7-12-1792
The only list Elizabeth as b abt 1798 and died 1840 Mercer Co OH

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 122
page 255

Mrs. Zepha Hoffman Wells.
DAR ID Number: 121801
Born in Delphos, Ohio.
Wife of Dr. H. O. Wells.
Descendant of Lewis Boyer, as follows:
1. David Hoffman (1856-1911) m. 1880 Dorisa Irick (b. 1858).
2. Alexander F. Irick (1819-1903) m. 1839 Elizabeth Kiggins (1821-1904).
[p.255] 3. Jonathan Kiggins (1795-1850) m. 1820 Elizabeth Boyer (1798-1852).
4. Lewis Boyer m. Rosen Walters Kerns.
Lewis Boyer (1756-1843) enlisted as a private in Maj. B. Von Heer's independent troops, light dragoons of Pennsylvania. In 1828 he was placed on the pension roll of Miami County, Ohio, where he died. He was born in Rockingham County, Va.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 121
page 128

Miss Mary Edna Mcneil.
DAR ID Number: 120411
Born in Orange, Ohio.
Descendant of Lewis Boyer, as follows:
1. Jacob Milton Love McNeil (b. 1856) m. 1882 Sarah Jane Sharp (b. 1850).
2. Milton Newton McNeil (1825-1901) m. 1853 Frances Vedelia Boyer (1832-64).
3. Jacob Boyer (1796-1881) m. 1816 Elizabeth Weeks McClery (1794-1868).
4. Lewis Boyer m. Rosetta Walters Kerns.
Lewis Boyer (1756-1843) enlisted as a private in Maj. B. Von Heer's independent troops, light dragoons of Pennsylvania. In 1828 he was placed on the pension roll of Miami County, Ohio, where he died. He was born in Rockingham County, Va.

If you will send me an email i will send you some pages i found on one of Jonathan's children Elizabeth and her husband

from a book about Allen and Van Wert Counties ohio
A Portrait and biographical record of Allen and Van Wert Counties, Ohio containing Biographical Sketches of Many
Prominent and Representative Citizens
Chicago A W Bowen and Co (June) 1896

Debra


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