Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Ligon

Male 1682 - 1764  (82 years)


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  • Name William Ligon 
    Birth 1682  Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 1764  Amelia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22443  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father William Ligon,   b. 1653, Malvern Hills, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Aug 1690, Henrico County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Tanner,   b. Abt 1658, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 3 Apr 1721, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1 Apr 1679  Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F578  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Batte,   b. 1682, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1764, Amelia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 83 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1701  St. John's, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Ligon,   b. Abt 1710, Amelia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Oct 1796, Amelia County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 86 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F14667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • William Ligon was born 1653 in Malvern Hills, Henrico County, Virginia., and died 1689 in Henrico, Virginia.. He was the son of Col. Thomas Ligon and Mary Harris.

      Mary Tanner was born ABT 1662 in Henrico, Virginia., and died AFT 1689. She was the daughter of Joseph Tanner and Mary Browne.

      Children of Mary Tanner and William Ligon are:
      i. William Ligon was born 1682 in Henrico, Virginia., and died 1764 in Amelia, Virginia.. He married Elizabeth Batte 1703 in St. John's, Henrico, Virginia., daughter of Henry Batte and Mary Lounds. She was born 1682 in Charles City, Virginia, and died AFT 1764.
      ii. John Ligon was born AFT 1673 in Henrico County, Virginia, and died UNKNOWN.
      iii. Joseph Ligon was born ABT 1675 in Henrico County, Virginia, and died UNKNOWN.
      iv. Mary Ligon was born ABT 1677 in Henrico County, Virginia, and died UNKNOWN.
      v. Lucretia Ligon was born 1689 in Henrico County, Virginia, and died UNKNOWN.
      vi. Sarah Ligon was born ABT 1685 in Henrico County, Virginia, and died 1785 in St. Patrick Parish, Prince Edward, Virginia..
      vii. Phebe Ligon was born 1682 in Henrico County, Virginia, and died UNKNOWN.
      viii. Thomas Ligon was born UNKNOWN in Henrico County, Virginia, and died 1705 in Henrico County, Virginia.
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      Prince George County Deeds, Etc. (1713-1728) part 3, page 471: 10 September 1720,
      Henry Batte deed of gift to 5 daughters... this is related to partitioning parts.
      Deed of Partition
      - John Poythress Senior and Mary, his wife, of Prince George Co.,
      - William Liggon and Elizabeth, his wife
      - Edward Stratton and Ann, his wife, of Henrico county
      - James Parham and Rachell, his wife, of Isle of Wight County
      - and Abraham Jones and Sarah, his wife, of Prince George county
      WHEREAS: HENRY BATTE, DECEASED, OF PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, did, by his last Will and Testament give and bequeath a certain tract of land in Prince George county, In Bristol Parish, containing 1200 acres, to be equally divided between his five daughters, VIZT.,
      - MARY, wife of John Poythress Sr.,
      - ELIZABETH, wife of William Ligon
      - ANN, wife of Edward Stratton
      - RACHELL, wife of James Parham
      - and SARAH, wife of Abraham Jones
      - WE, the above, have by our mutual consent, free will, etc., divided the said land and taken our several lots and parts (gives bounds and acreages) et.,
      NOTE: All sign except RACHEL PARHAM (WHOSE MARK IS r.p.) – Witnesses: James TGhweatt, James Thweatt Jr., William Anderson.
      Recorded 13 June 1721. (Lewis Green Jr. was attorned for James and Rachel Parham.)

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