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Descendants of James Alexander Liggett

Generation No. 2


2. John3 Liggett (James Alexander2, Our Early Ancestor.........."Leggett ~ Liggett1 ") was born 1740, and died 10 Sep 1805 in Johns Creek, Wythe Co., VA. He married Hanah Unknown.

Notes for John Liggett:
John L. LIGGETT Birth: ABT 1740 VA
Death: AFT 10 SEP 1805 in Johns Creek, Wythe Co., VA
Event: Appointed 1790 road overseer for Wythe Co., VA
Event: transactions and tax lists Land BET 1795 AND 1805 Wythe Co., VA
Father: LIGGETT b: in Ireland
Marriage 1 *Hanah ??

Notes: Hannah and children remained in Wythe County until about 1815 and attempted to form a town named Liggettsville. John had a brother, William, who lived on land adjoining his and left VA before 1800 to settle in Mason County, KY, but then went across the river to Clermont County where he died about 1810.



     
Children of John Liggett and Hanah Unknown are:
  i.   WILLIAM4 LIGGETT, b. 1780; m. NANCY UNKNOWN.
5. ii.   JAMES LIGGETT, b. 1782.
6. iii.   THOMAS LIGGETT, b. 1784, John't Creek, Wythe Co, Va; d. 29 May 1859, Liberty, Clay Co, Mo.
7. iv.   JOSEPH LIGGETT, b. 03 Dec 1785, Wythe Co., VA; d. 16 Jan 1864, Howard Co., MO.
8. v.   ALEXANDER LIGGETT, b. 14 Apr 1788, Wythe Co., VA; d. 25 Apr 1864, Benton Co, OR.
9. vi.   JONATHAN LIGGETT, b. 07 Mar 1790, Wythe, Virginia; d. 26 Nov 1868, Oregon.
  vii.   MARY LIGGETT, b. 1792.
  viii.   HANNAH LIGGETT, b. 1794.
  ix.   ALICE LIGGETT, b. 1796.
  x.   ANN LIGGETT, b. 1798.
  xi.   MARGARET LIGGETT, b. 1800.


3. William (Sr.)3 Liggett (James Alexander2, Our Early Ancestor.........."Leggett ~ Liggett1 ") was born 1748 in Pennsylvania, and died 18 Aug 1836 in Brown CO., Ohio. He married Unknown in Pennsylvania.

Notes for William (Sr.) Liggett:
ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTES, MEMORANDA, found in the estate records:
1. Newton Ligget was the attorney for the heirs of William Liggit, named as John, Alexander, Mrs. John (Elizabeth) Black, Mrs. William (Mary) Reed, Mrs. John (Jane) Lodvine, Mrs. Samuel (Eley) McClure.
2. Thomas Liggit's children: John (represented by his attorney James Liggit), Polly McGlaughlin, Samuel, James, William (represented by his guardian James Ligget).
3. John Ligget's children: Susanna Kendey.

pvt in Va. during the American Revolution. Info was found in National Society DAR Centennial Edition, Part II.


1836 Obituary of William Liggett

"Departed this life at the residence of William Liggett, Esquire, in Byrd Township near Decatur in this county on Friday morning, the 19th instant …William Liggett, Sr., in the 88th year of his life. The deceased has lived a long and useful life and has left numerous connections for a better and brighter world.

William Liggett, born 1748, died August 18, 1836, at the residence of his son William Liggett Jr., in Brown County, Ohio, age 88 years."

He is said to buried in Cherry Fork Cemetery. The Liggett family settled in Ross County and later scattered to Warren County, Brown County and Adams County Ohio.

We know of no records to show that William Liggett's wife was living at the time he and several of his sons moved to Ohio in 1807. However, they are parents of eleven children.


More About William (Sr.) Liggett:
Burial: Cherry Fork Cemetery
Military service: American Rev War with Colonel Daniel Morgan's Riflemen 11th Continental Army.
     
Children of William Liggett and Unknown are:
10. i.   WILLIAM (JR.)4 LIGGETT, b. 16 Apr 1777, Pennsylvania; d. 24 Jan 1843, Brown CO. Ohio.
11. ii.   JOHN LIGGETT, b. 1782, Franklin, Pennesylvania; d. 19 Mar 1862, Xenia, Green CO., Ohio.
12. iii.   ALEXANDER BLAIR LIGGETT, b. 1791, Rockbridge County, Virginia; d. 1869, Brush Creek Adams CO., Ohio.
13. iv.   DAVID LIGGIT, d. 1841.
  v.   JAMES LIGGETT.
  Notes for JAMES LIGGETT:
James was named as a Legatee in the will of David Liggett, brother of William Liggett, Sr. There are no known records of James after the settlement of his Uncles estate.


  vi.   JANE LIGGETT, m. JOHN TODVINE, 1818.
  Notes for JANE LIGGETT:
Jane information on her is she married JOHN TODIVE of Adams County. They were married by Reverend William Baldridge.


  Notes for JOHN TODVINE:
ADAMS COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1789 through 1850.
Liggit, Jane Toodvine, John Dec 3, 1818

  vii.   CATHERINE (CATTY) LIGGETT, m. WILLIAM DEVERON (CLARY) CLAREY, 03 Dec 1813, Adams CO., Ohio; b. 15 Sep 1792.
  Notes for CATHERINE (CATTY) LIGGETT:
Catherine information on her is she married WILLIAM DEVON COLERY of Adams County.


  Notes for WILLIAM DEVERON (CLARY) CLAREY:
ADAMS COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1789 through 1850.
Leegate, Catty and Clarey, William Deveron Dec 3, 1813

14. viii.   ELEANOR (ELIN) LIGGETT.
  ix.   MARY (POLLY) LIGGETT, m. WILLIAM REED, 26 Feb 1821.
  Notes for MARY (POLLY) LIGGETT:
Mary information on her is she married WILLIAM REED of West Union, Adams County.


  Notes for WILLIAM REED:
ADAMS COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1789 through 1850.
Reed, William Liggett, Mary Feb 27, 1821

15. x.   ELCE (ALLEY) LIGGETT.
  xi.   ELIZABETH LIGGETT, m. JOHN BLACK, 1811.
  Notes for ELIZABETH LIGGETT:
Elizabeth information on her is she married JOHN BLACK.


  Notes for JOHN BLACK:
ADAMS COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1789 through 1900.
Black, John Legget, Elizabeth Nov 1, 1811



4. James3 Liggett (James Alexander2, Our Early Ancestor.........."Leggett ~ Liggett1 ") was born 1750 in Virginia. He married Jane Blair 1777 in Scioto, , Delaware, Ohio, daughter of James Blair and Jean Unknown. She was born 1755 in Virginia, and died 17 Aug 1842 in Deer Creek, Pickaway, Ohio.

Notes for Jane Blair:
AUGUSTA COUNTY, VIRGINIA - CHALKLEY'S CHRONICLES; Vol 3, PP 230 - 239

Page 242.--Jane Blair's estate in account with James Allen, administrator, and James Ligget, and Jane, his wife, late Jane Blair, administratrix.


     
Children of James Liggett and Jane Blair are:
16. i.   JAMES4 LIGGETT, b. 14 Jul 1778, Pennsylvania; d. 09 Jul 1864, Ostrander, Deleware CO., OH..
  ii.   JOSEPH LIGGETT.
  Notes for JOSEPH LIGGETT:
Hardy County Marriages /
Liggett, Joseph _________, Elizabeth 12/ 24/1809 Valentine Powers





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