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View Tree for Nicholas BaggettNicholas 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.

 Includes NotesNotes 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.)

no. 86 J.W.K. Baggett 38, Ingline 19 Ala., Blanche? 17 Ala., Rufus 13, Joe 10, Alger Baggett 32.

no. 185 Henry G. Baggett 41, Henrietta 35, Denny 14, Marvin 7. (Henry G. Baggett, 1879-1945, and Henrietta, 1881-1956, are buried in the Cotton Cemetery, Covington County, Ala.)

no. 211 Tomme Baggett 45, Mary 46, Neline 16, Earnest 13, Vera 7.

Children of Nicholas Baggett and Anne are:
  1. +Nicholas Baggett II, b. Abt. 1683, Bertie County, NC, d. January 09, 1763, Bertie County, NC.
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