Thomas C Dwiggins

1807–11 March 1872 (Age 65)
North Carolina, United States

The Life 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 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

Spouse and Children

17 November 1830
Guilford, North Carolina, United States


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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

1 Irish: Anglicized form (with English genitive -s) of Gaelic Ó Dubhagáin ( see Dugan ) or, more likely, of Ó Duibhginn ( see Deegan ).2 Possibly a variant (by misdivision) of English Wiggins .

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

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Sources (3)

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

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