Thomas C Dwiggins

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 Nancy Charity MCMICHAEL on 17 November 1830, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. 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
1807–1872
Charity McMichael
1809–1850
Marriage: 17 November 1830
Nancy J Dwiggins
1831–1863
Martha A Dwiggins
1834–1928
William Gray Dwiggins
1834–
Rhoda M Dwiggins
1837–1932
Sarah Paulina Dwiggins
1840–1936
Louisa Catherine Dwiggins
1844–1900
Margaret M Dwiggins
1847–1917
Mary Colone Dwiggins
1850–1926

Sources (21)

  • Thomas Dwiggins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thos C Dwiggins, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Thomas C Dwiggins, "West Virginia Will Books, 1756-1971"

World Events (8)

1808

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1812

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

1825 · The Crimes Act

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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