James D. Liggett

1829–from 1870 to 1875 (Age 41)
Virginia, United States

The Life of James D.

James D. Liggett was born in 1829, in Virginia, United States. He married Leuranah Hannah Joy on 11 August 1857, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Greenbrier, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Eudora Township, Douglas, Kansas, United States in 1870. He died from 1870 to 1875, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 46.

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James D. Liggett
Leuranah Hannah Joy
Marriage: 11 August 1857
James Henry Liggett
Charles E Liggett
Thomas J Liggett
Lucy Ellen Liggett

Spouse and Children

11 August 1857
Jackson, Missouri, United States



    Charles E Liggett


    Thomas J Liggett


    Lucy Ellen Liggett


World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 15

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

English (now found mainly in northern Ireland): topographic name from Middle English lidyate ‘gate in a fence between plowed land and meadow’ (Old English hlid-geat ‘swing-gate’), or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, as for example Lidgate in Suffolk or Lydiate in Lancashire.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Liggett in household of Mike S, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Liggett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James D Liggett, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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