Lige Lourece Margaret Cheves

1775–about 1855 (Age 80)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Lige Lourece Margaret

When Lige Lourece Margaret Cheves was born in 1775, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Gideon Elijah Chavis, was 17 and her mother, Nancy Williams, was 15. She married John Anderson Reid about 1791, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States in 1830 and Saint Tammany, St. Tammany, Louisiana, United States in 1850. She died about 1855, in Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Loranger, Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Anderson Reid
1766–1878
Lige Lourece Margaret Cheves
1775–1855
Marriage: about 1791
Smithie Thigpen Pierce
1803–1885
Margaret Elizabeth Reid
1807–1885
Margaret Reid
1809–
Ann M Reid Bennett
1810–
Joseph Reid
1814–1868
John Byrd Reid
1815–1885
Elijah Ward Reid
1817–1877
Darrell Reid
1818–1881

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1791
South Carolina, United States
children

(8)

    Female1803–1885Female

    Margaret Elizabeth Reid

    Female1807–1885Female

    Margaret Reid

    Female1809–Female

    Ann M Reid Bennett

    Female1810–Female

    Joseph Reid

    Male1814–1868Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 1

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 25

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: perhaps a variant of Shives or Chevis .2 Hispanic (Mexico): variant of Chavez .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Cheves, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Margaret Reed in household of John Reed, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lige Lourece Cheves, "Find A Grave Index"

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