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Springs/Wiggs Southern Illinois
Posted by: Dennis Doughty Date: February 15, 2001 at 10:03:00
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In the continued search for the families of my ancestors, Betsey Ann Springs and spouse William Doughty, I found this information recently (no idea on who did the research) and wanted to share it with the rest of the Springs/Spring families of Southern Illinois.

Sarah Jane Springs is reported to be the sister of my ancestor Betsey Ann Springs. I do hot have a direct contact with family of Sarah Jane to verify this.

Edmund Wiggs (died June 5, 1873) and
Sarah Jane Springs Wiggs (second wife) died
May 17, 1864 married Nov 18, 1842

children

Mary Jane Sept 14, 1843
Elizabeth A Feb 2, 1845 died Sept 26, 1857
Wm W April 2, 1846
Caroline Oct 12, 1848
B F Sept 26, 1850
Alexander April 2, 1852
Fredonia July 20, 1854
Sophira F April 5, 1856 died Sept 1856
Jordan G Aug 29, 1857
Robert Leander Sept 24, 1859
Elmira Dec 9, 1861
Florence March 10, 1864

Nancy J Wiggs died 1838.?????

Captain David Springs settled the Graves place in 1817
Capt in Obediah West's Company in the Black Hawk War 1832
Josephus and Samuel Springs enlisted from Marion, Il. in Mexican War Co. E
Capt. GW Hook
Moses W Springs entured land in Crab Orchard Township in 1852
N E of S W 3-9-4: 1850 Sec 8: 1855 S E of S E 3-9-4: Aaron Springs entured land
in Crab Orchard Township 1842 Sec 16 S E of N E. being north east of Crab Orchard and south and east of Attila.

FROM WILSON CO TENNESSE CENSUS RECORD 1820

Moses Springs Males 2 under 10, 1 10-16 & 1 over 45
Females 3 under 10, 1 10-16 & 1 26-45. 1 slave


John Springs Males 2 under 10, 1 10-16 & l over 45
Females 1 under 10, 1 10-16 & 1 26-45

Aaron Springs married Mithy West Aug 8, 1837
James Springs married Rebecca Stilley May 25, 1842
David Springs married Lovisey Jones Dec 7, 1820
Aaron Springs married Rachel O Neal March 6, 1861
Aaron died 1866 estate settled Marion Il 1867

Please feel free to email me if you have thoughts on this information.

Dennis Doughty
yidman@aol.com







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