Thomas C Dwiggins

Male1807–11 March 1872

Brief Life History of Thomas C

When Thomas C Dwiggins was born in 1807, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Robert Dwiggins, was 37 and his mother, Martha "Patsey" Crews, was 30. He married Charity McMichael on 17 November 1830, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He lived in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1850 and Mercer, Virginia, United States in 1860. He died on 11 March 1872, in Pipestem, Summers, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Thomas C Dwiggins
Charity McMichael
Marriage: 17 November 1830
Nancy J Dwiggins
Martha A Dwiggins
William Gray Dwiggins
Rhoda M Dwiggins
Sarah Paulina Dwiggins
Louisa Catherine Dwiggins
Margaret M Dwiggins
Mary Colone Dwiggins

Sources (21)

  • Thomas Dwiggins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thos C Dwiggins, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Thomas C Dwiggins, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1830Guilford, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 5

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 18

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: Anglicized form (with English genitive -s) of Gaelic Ó Dubhagáin (see Dugan ) or, more likely, of Ó Duibhginn (see Deegan ).

    Possibly an altered form (by misdivision) of English Wiggins .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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