Ligon - At Bristol, Tennessee, on Saturday, the 16th instant, Mr. John L. Ligon, formerly of this city, in the sixty sixth year of his age.
**Richmond Whig, 19 NOV 1867, Pg. 4 (Via Genealogybank)
John Leigh Ligon was the son of William Ligon (1765-1829) and his wife, Sarah Leigh Ligon (no dates). He was born 12 FEB 1802 in Prince Edward County, Virginia. He married 8 OCT 1828 in Henrico County, Virginia to Mary Anne Puryear, daughter of Hezekiah Puryear and his wife, Eudocia.