Notes for James Suggett: A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri
with numerous sketches, anecdotes, adventures, etc., relating to Early Days in Missouri. Also the lives of Daniel Boone and the celebrated Indian chief Black Hawk,with numerous Biographies and Histories of Primitive institutions
By William S. Bryan and Robert Rose Bryan, Brand & Co., St. Louis, Mo., 1876
SUGGETT, James Suggett, of Wales, came to America and settled in Baltimore, where he married ELIZABETH SMITH, by whom he had a son named John, who married MILDRED DAVIS, of VA., and they had James, William, John, Edgar, Milton, Elizabeth, Catharine and Polly. James was a hard-shell Baptist preacher, and noted for his facility in telling yarns. He married SALLY RIDDEN, of VA., and settled in Boone Co., MO. in 1822, but in 1833 he removed to Callaway Co. His children were Thomas S., James M., John, Edgcome, Joseph R., Henry, Benjamin, William W., Malinda, Nancy, Catharine and Susan. Thomas served in the war of 1812. James M. is a bachelor, and like his father, loves to tell amusing stories. John, a brother of Rev. James Suggett, married WINNIFRED CRAIG, and settled in Callaway co. in 1835. His children were Volney, Minter, John H., Garret, Frances, Araminta and Martha.
Children of James Suggett and Elizabeth Smith are: