03 January 2011

Military Monday - Blackmon Ligon (Rev. War)

Muster Roll for Cap't William Moseley (1778)
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Blackmon Ligon, shown here in the left column #1, was the son of Joseph Ligon & his wife, Judith Blackmon. He was born 1757 in Virginia and died 3 MAY 1831 in Greenville, South Carolina.

On 17 JUN 1782 in Halifax, Virginia he was married to Miss Elizabeth Townes (1753-1842).

They were the parents of 7 children: Mary, Nancy T., John T., Elizabeth, Blackmon, William B., and Joseph.

- Selected Record From Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, National Archives, Washington, D.C. [Microfilmed records of Revolutionary War soldiers pension and bounty land files. Includes copies of applications, letters, and misc. documention to provide proof for claim. Alphabetized first by surname then given name. Not pagenated. Microfilm located at the Library of Michigan, Lansing, Michigan]
- William Daniel LIGON, Jr., The Ligon Family and Connections (Printed in the U. S. A. by The Bond Press, Inc., Hartford, Connecticutt, 1947 Binding by The H. R. Huntting Co., Springfield, Mass.), Pg. 493

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