07 June 2012

Obituary - John L. Ligon (1867)


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.

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