William Wiggins

1 January–September 1994
Vidalia, Toombs, Georgia, United States

The Life of William

William Wiggins was born in Vidalia, Toombs, Georgia, United States as the son of Levi Wiggins. He died in September 1994, in Quincy, Gadsden, Florida, United States.

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World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

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During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

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The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Wiggin .

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

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