Rev. William Claiborne Ligon

Rev. William Claiborne Ligon

Male 1796 - 1877  (80 years)

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  • Name William Claiborne Ligon 
    Title Rev. 
    Born 19 Dec 1796  Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Burial 1877  Oak Hill Cem, Carrollton, Carroll, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1877  Carrollton, Carroll, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 13 Apr 1877  Dover, Lafayette, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I16658  mytree
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2021 

    Father William Ligon, Jr.,   b. 1765,   d. 13 Mar 1839, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Leigh,   b. 14 Jan 1764, Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 28 Sep 1793  [3
    Family ID F5956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth J. Bell,   b. 23 Mar 1813,   d. 25 Nov 1856  (Age 43 years) 
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F6023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Dec 1796 - Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1877 - Oak Hill Cem, Carrollton, Carroll, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1877 - Carrollton, Carroll, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Apr 1877 - Dover, Lafayette, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William was a member of the mission society organized by Sailor Creek Baptist Church on 19 Jul 1817 and was ordained by Sharon Baptist Church in 1830. He became pastor of a church in Lynchburg, VA in 1828 where he served for five years, eventually moving to Missouri in 1841. He was pastor at Lexington, Dover, Liberty, Richmond, and Carrollton and was a successful evangelist in Clay, Saline, Ray, and Lafayette counties.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p117.

    2. [S57] Find A Grave.

    3. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p116.


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