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Father of Elizabeth m. Jacob Kornegay
Posted by: Mike Crandall Date: April 17, 2001 at 19:04:39
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Here is a source for the father of Elizabeth Wiggins who married Jacob Kornegay.

Revolutionary War Records Duplin and Sampson Counties, NC
By Virginia L. Bizzell & Oscar M. Bizzell

WIGGINS, William Sr, Private, Duplin Militia, 10th N.C. Continental Line
William served as a private under Lieut. Reuben Wilkenson and Col. Abraham
Sheppard. He received militia pay vouchers #s 1672, 3306 and 3379
At the 1790 1st Federal census, soldier was listed in Sampson County as one
of two free white males and head of house with five white males under 16 years
and two white females of all ages.
Prior to 1829 the family removed to Monroe County, Ala, where William and
his wife Elizabeth Cooper lived the remainder of their lives. Some of their
children removed with them, and some remained in Sampson county.
The children of William and Elizabeth were:
1- Elihu born 16 Dec 1776 in N.C. and died 3
July 1830 in Alabama.
2- Elisha born 16 Dec 1776 in N.C. and died 13 Aug 1825. Married Nancy Locke.
3- Stephen born 11 Feb 1778 in N.C. and died 17 Nov 1833 in Ala.
4- Willis born 16 May 1781 in N.C. and died 1863 in Ga. He married Zilphia Carroll in N.C.
5- Elijah born 15 Jan 1784 in N.C. and he died in Ala.
6- Lewis born about 1786 who married Rachel and died 1826.
7- Reuben born about 1788 who was living in N.C. in 1825.
8- William Jr born 7 June 1791.
9- Elizabeth born 28 Nov 1796 who married Jacob Kornegay. Members of this family
who removed to Alabama are buried at Mexia, Monroe County.
William's tombstone inscription reads: WILLIAM WIGGINS, N.C. Militia,
Revolutionary War, 1755- 1819.

If anyone is interested in getting this book
contact the "SAMPSON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY" at:
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncsampso/hhsep98.htm


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