27 February 2013

Wedding Wednesday - The Gov. Marries!

Thomas Watkins Ligon was born in Prince Edward County, Virginia on 10 MAY 1810 and died 12 JAN 1881 in Howard County, Maryland.  He was a representative in the 29th & 30th Congress and was the Governor of Maryland from 1854-1858.  He was married twice, to sisters, the first above was to Mary T. Dorsey and after her death, he remarried to her sister, Sally Dorsey. 

There were a total of five children from the two marriages, three survived him at his death. 

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