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 Family Sheet of
Willis & Mary (Williams) Biggs
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KEY:
Grandfather   Great-Grandfather   Great-Great-Grandfather
Gr-Gr-Gr-Granfather    Gr-Gr-Gr-Gr-Grandfather

Name

Willis Biggs

Mary Williams

Born

1769

to






Jonathan Williams




in

Charlotte Co, VA

Died

 6 Oct 1813

 25 Feb 1859

in

 Ft. Seneca, Seneca Co, OH

 

Married

28 Aug 1793

Children

Name

Born

Died

Spouse

Married

Cynthia Biggs        
Lucinda Biggs     Obediah Underhill 3 Aug 1826
James Biggs 4 Aug 1796 3 Jul 1880 Leanner Gabbert 6 Aug 1856
Nancy Biggs 7 Aug 1799 1 Jan 1892 Henry Williams 13 Aug 1826
Joel Biggs 1800   Margaret Stout 25 Jul 1825


Detail Sheet

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Husband: Willis Biggs

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AKA:

Born: at: Charlotte Co, VA

Died: 6 Oct 1813 at: Ft. Seneca, Seneca Co, OH

Married: 28 Aug 1793 Place: Charlotte Co, VA

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Events

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1. Military Service, War of 1812, Mossy Creek, Jefferson Co, TN

Willis volunteered on 15 Aug 1812 at Mossy Creek (now Jefferson City),

Jefferson Co, TN for service in Captain Langham's Company of the 24th

Infantry Regiment of the United States Army during the War of 1812. His

company was marched to Nashville, where he enlisted for five years or for

the duration of the war. He was shown as a private in Captain Langham's

Company at Fort Hall on 27 Jun 1813, at Fort Meigs on 21 Aug 1813. He

died at Fort Seneca on 06 Oct 1813, while in Captain Campbell's Company.

(United States Army Register of Enlistment, April 1813, Entry 7429, Page

4, Volume 3-4, General Reference Branch, National Archives and Records

Administration, Washington, DC 20408). Contributed by Thomas W. Biggs

2. Monument, Old Fort, Seneca Co, OH

A monument has been erected to Willis' memory in Pleasant Union Cemetery

at Old Fort, Seneca Co, OH. The cemetery is adjacent to the site of the

former stockade that served as Fort Seneca during the war. Contributed

by Thomas W. Biggs

3. Chancery Case, 7 Aug 1797, Virginia

Page 68, John Fowler, Plaintiff, VS Joseph Reynolds, adm'r of Jonathan

Williams, dec'd, Tabitha Williams and Thomas Williams, infants under age

of 21 years defendant by Joseph Reynolds, their guardian and William

(should read Willis) Biggs and Mary his wife, Henry Williams, Susannah

Williams, children and representatives of Jonathan Williams, dec'd and

Sarah Williams (Jonathon's wife maybe??), Defendants - a suit in

chancery. (3) Contributed by Opal Biggs Blodgett

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Wife: Mary Williams

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AKA:

Born: 1769 at:

Died: 25 Feb 1859 at:

Buried: 27 Feb 1859 at: Hagerstown, Wayne Co, IN

Father: Jonathan Williams ( - )

Mother:

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Events

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1. Cemetery, 1859, Hagerstown, Wayne Co, IN

Mary Williams Biggs is buried in the West River Cemetery.

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Events

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1. Marriage License, 28 Aug 1793, Charlotte Co, VA

The first record of Willis Biggs is his marriage to Mary Williams on 28

Aug 1793, in Charlotte Co, VA that's listed in "Some Marriage Records,

1700 - 1799, Volume 1, 975.502 McDonald - Volume 5, Page 3, McClung

Collection, Knoxville, TN". Contributed by Thomas Biggs.

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Children

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1 F Cynthia Biggs

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2 F Lucinda Biggs

Spouse: Obediah Underhill ( - )
Marr. Date: 3 Aug 1826, Wayne Co, IN

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3 M James Biggs

Born: 4 Aug 1796 at: Brunswick Co, VA

Died: 3 Jul 1880 at: Ooltewah, Hamilton Co, TN

Buried: 4 Jul 1880 at: Ooltewah, Hamilton Co, TN

Spouse: Leanner Gabbert (1816-1895)
Marr. Date: 6 Aug 1856, Jefferson Co, TN

Spouse: Mary Jane Gwin (1796-1852)
Marr. Date: 21 Nov 1816, Jefferson Co, TN

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4 F Nancy Biggs

Born: 7 Aug 1799 at: Orange Co, NC

Died: 1 Jan 1892 at:

Buried: 2 Jan 1892 at: Hagerstown, Wayne Co, IN

Spouse: Henry Williams (1800-1877)
Marr. Date: 13 Aug 1826

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5 M Joel Biggs

Born: 1800 at:

Spouse: Margaret Stout (1807- )
Marr. Date: 25 Jul 1825, Wayne Co, IN

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