Nicholas Baggett (b. Bef. June 04, 1642, d. date unknown)
Nicholas Baggett (son of John Baggett and Martha) was born Bef. June 04, 1642 in London, England, and died date unknown in Isle of Wight, VA. He married Anne.
Notes for Nicholas Baggett: The Baggetts of Walton County & Santa Rosa County, Florida, and Covington County, Alabama, are descendants of Nicholas Baggett who left a will in Bertie County, N.C., 1753/55; Nicholas' son Nicholas A. Baggett, born 1725, left a will in Northampton County, N.C., 1761, which names brother Abraham, wife Martha, son Lewis, underaged children unnamed; Nicholas A.'s son John Baggett Sr., born c. 1750, died 1805 Jackson County, Ga.
John Baggett Sr. was granted 150 acres on the east side of Saddletree Swamp, 5 Sept. 1789 in Northampton, now part of Robeson County, N.C., and arrived in Jackson County, Ga., c. 1800. Jackson County inferior court minutes show the estate of John Baggett, deceased, was administered 22 March 1805. His estate is also mentioned in ordinary court minutes, July 1805. His wife is shown to be Lucy Williams in a family Bible record of Rev. Michael Baggett, 1818-1896, of Milligan, Fla.
John A. Baggett's eldest son was Thomas Choice Baggett, born 1780 in Robeson Co., N.C., lived in Robeson Co., 1800 census, moved c. 1802 to Jackson County, Ga., drew in the 1805 land lottery from Jackson County, moved c. 1807 to Pulaski County, Ga., was a private in the Pulaski County militia as late as May 1815; moved in 1817 to Conecuh County, Ala. In 1819 Thomas Choice Baggett moved to Walton County, Fla., remaining there until 1842; moved 1842 to Harrison County, Miss., where he died c. 1858. Thomas' sons Milton, Andrew, Joshua and Thomas are listed in the 1850 census of Harrison County. These sons later settled in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. Thomas' son Rev. Michael Baggett, 1818-1896, remained in Walton (now part of Santa Rosa) County, Fla., having seven sons and one daughter.
John Baggett Sr. was also the father of Lewis, Nicholas, and John Jr., who are found in Pulaski County, Ga., tax and militia records, 1809-11. Lewis and Nicholas lived in Covington County, Ala., 1819-1830s, before moving to present-day Walton County, Fla.
The 1830 census of Escambia County, Fla. (now part of Walton County) shows Thomas (Choice) Baggett and son Edmond Baggett. The 1840 census of Walton County shows Thomas (Choice) and son Edmond living nearby, and Thomas' brothers Lewis and Nicholas living adjacent. (Nicholas never married.) Thomas Choice's son Rev. Michael Baggett is shown as M. Baggett, 1840 census of Escambia County. (He was a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, although earlier generations had been Baptist.) Edmond Baggett married 1824, Escambia County, Catherine Lamb and died in the 1850s. Rev. Michael Baggett, 1818-1896, m. 1839, Escambia Co., Sarah Campbell.
John Baggett Sr.'s son Lewis Baggett was born c. 1794 and is said to have married Nancy Elizabeth Lamb.
The 1850 census of Walton County, Fla., shows: no. 178 Louis (Lewis) Baggett 55 SC Elizabeth 35 Ga John 19 Ala Elizabeth 20 Ala Louis 12 Fla Joel 10 Fla no. 179 Edmon Baggett 45 NC Catherine 30 Ga Thomas 20 Fla Solomon 15 Nancy 13 Ezekiel 11 Edmon 9 Mary 7 James 5 Emma 3 Narcissus 1 no. 180 Nicholas Baggett 60 NC no. 181 Alexander Baggett 30 Fla Elizabeth 32 Fla Nancy 7 Martha 5 Henry 3 Melissy 1 (note: Alexander is said to be a son of Lewis, b. 1794, and is said to have married Elizabeth Gertman) no. 182 Owen Baggett 25 Fla Mary 25 Fla no. 183 Henry Baggett 27 Fla (note: One Henry Baggett died 18 Sept. 1902, buried Cotton Cemetery, Covington County, Ala., married Sarah Ann Thomas) no. 184 James Baggett 24 Fla Sarah 24 Fla no. 186 Michael Baggett 32 Fla Sarah 31 SC Nicholas 10 Vaskil 9 (male) Joshua 7 Malcolm 1 (note: the children of Rev. Michael and Sarah Campbell Baggett were Nicholas b. 1840, Andrew b. 1842, Joshua b. 1844, John W. b. 1847, Malcolm, 1849-1920, genealogist and physician, killed by moonshiners near Pensacola, Fla., Flora J. b. 1852, Daniel R. b. 1855, died young, and Michael J. b. 1858. Nicholas, John W. and Malcolm wee living, 1896.)
Later generations of this family are shown on the 1920 census of Okaloosa County, Fla.: Milligan District, no. 54: Josephine Baggett 63, Vergie 32, Flora 24, Ralph 22.
Yellow River District, no. 314: James L. Baggett 56, Ella 50, James Arthur 31.
Blackman/Oak Grove District, no. 15: Louis Baggett 52, Elizabeth 43, Ethel 20, George 18, Gradie 16, Alcie 14, Hezzie 12, Willie 10, Minnie 4, Lewis 1.
no. 22 J.W. Baggett 53 Ala., Martha E. 54 Fla., Jennis 23, Leana 18, Anna Nichols 9 adopted. (J.W. Baggett, 8 Feb. 1866-6 Feb. 1933, and Martha E., 1 Jan. 1865-4 Nov. 1928, are buried in the Cotton Cemetery, Covington County, Ala.)