Harrell S. Wiggins

Male20 March 1827–24 December 1877

Brief Life History of Harrell S.

When Harrell S. Wiggins was born on 20 March 1827, in Texas, United States, his father, Hundley Wiggins, was 41 and his mother, Nancy Wilson, was 27. He married Frances Elizabeth Taylor on 6 January 1853. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Cherokee, Cherokee, Georgia, United States in 1850. He died on 24 December 1877, in Cherokee, Texas, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Cherokee, Texas, United States.

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Harrell S. Wiggins
Frances Elizabeth Taylor
Marriage: 6 January 1853
Robert Wiggins
Jonnie Ida Wiggins
Mary Beatrice Brown
Fannie Elizabeth Wiggins

Sources (9)

  • H S Wiggins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • H S Wiggins, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Harell S. Wiggins, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 January 1853
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    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.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries 1831: Cherokee, Georgia, United States

    1844 · German Immigration to Texas

    Age 17

    Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Wiggin with the addition of genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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