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William Piggott (1726 - 1770)

William Piggott
Born in Cecil County, Marylandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married Jan 1751 in Orange County, North Carolinamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Orange County, North Carolinamap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Aug 2009
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Biography

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William Piggott was a Southern Colonist.
William was a Friend (Quaker)

WILLIAM PIGGOTT son of JOHN PIGGOTT and MARGERY his wife was born "8th of ye 6th month 1726 about ye midle of ye day."[1]

According to the Quaker Records for Cane Creek monthly meeting, WILLIAM PIGGOTT, Son of John and Margery Piggott was born in Sycil [sic] County Maryland. 8 : 6 1726, and SARAH PIGGOTT, Daughter of John and Abigail Pike was born in Pasquotank County North Carolina. 26 : 7 1733 had the following children born in Orringe [sic] County North Carolina:

  1. JOHN PIGGOTT their Son was born 19 : 2 1751 [19th day of 2nd month]
  2. SAMUEL PIGGOTT their Son was born 7 : 10 1752 [7th day of 10 month]
  3. JEREMIAH PIGGOTT their Son was born 18 : 2 1755 [18th day of 2nd month]
  4. ABIGAIL PIGGOTT their Daughter was born 2 : 1 1757 [2nd day of 1st month]
  5. MARGERY PIGGOTT their Daughter was born 5 : 2 1759 [5th day of 2nd month]
  6. SARAH PIGGOTT their Daughter was born 15 : 10 1760 [15th day of 10th month]
  7. MARY PIGGOTT their Daughter was born 17 : 7 1762 [17th day of 7th month]
  8. ELIZEBETH [sic] PIGGOTT their Daughter was born 5 : 10 1764 [5th day of 10th month]
  9. WILLIAM PIGGOTT their Son was born 3: 12 1766 [3rd day of 12th month]
  10. RACHEL PIGGOTT their Daughter was born 17 : 4 1769 [17th day of 4th month][2]

WILLLIAM PIGGOTT of Orange County province of North Carolina wrote his Last Will and Testament on the "9th day of the second month called February 1770" noting:

"ordain and constitute JEREMIAH PIGGOTT and BENJAMIN PIGGOTT to be my sole Executors...eldest son, JOHN PIGGOTT and youngest son, WILLIAM PIGGOTT all that tract of land I bought of RICHARD HENDERSON in the county of Orange and on the middle fork of Rocky River adjoining the south end of THOMAS RANSOMS line to be divided between them two...my second son SAML PIGGOTT and third son JEREMIAH PIGGOTT tract of land whereon I now live be equally divided...beloved wife SARAH...to my six daughters namely ABIGAIL, MERGORY, SARAH, MARAH, ELIZABETH and RACHEL all the remainder part of my personal estate...also allow my three youngest sons SAMUEL, JEREMIAH and WILLIAM to advance each of the 2£ a piece ...fifteen£ to be equally divided amongst my six daughters. presence of HENRY UNDERWOOD, THOMAS MOLBOROUGH, SIMON ADONSON"...recorded April Court 1770[3]

WILLIAM PIGGOTT departed this life 1st day of 3rd month 1770, and "buryed" the 3rd day of 3rd month in friends burying ground at Cane Creek meeting house.[4]

Sources

  1. Swarthmore College; Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; Births and Deaths 1691-1883; Collection: Baltimore Yearly Meeting Minutes; Call Number: RG2/B/N681 3.1, Pennsylvania, Chester, Nottingham Monthly Meeting, Births and Deaths 1691-1883, page 27, Mareyland Digital images: Ancestry.com [database with images], image 58 of 558. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data:Swarthmore, Quaker Meeting Records. Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.
  2. Guilford College; Greensboro, North Carolina; Marriages, Vol 01, 1756-1840; Collection: North Carolina Yearly Meeting Minutes. North Carolina, Alamance, Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, Marriages, Vol 01, 1756-1840, page 51, citing William Piggott, and SARAH PIKE children. Digital images: Ancestry.com [database with images] image 197 of 274. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data:Swarthmore, Quaker Meeting Records. Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.North Carolina Yearly Meeting Minutes
  3. Orange County, North Carolina, Will Book A, page 111-112, citing William Piggott. Digital images: Familysearch.org [database with images], Film 004087727. image 62 of 382. Accessed 16 July 2020.
  4. Guilford College; Greensboro, North Carolina; Records 1814, Volume 11; Collection: North Carolina Yearly Meeting Minutes. North Carolina, Alamance, Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, Records 1814, Volume 11, citing William Piggott. Digital images: Ancestry.com [database with images]. image 85 of 102. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Accessed 16 July 2020.

See Also:

  • Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Guilford College; Greensboro, North Carolina; Records 1814, Volume 11; Collection: North Carolina Yearly Meeting Minutes; Margery Piggott, born 05 February 1759 in Orange, Alamance County, North Carolina. Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. See: http://ancstry.me/2mFcYFK.

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Pickett-1464 and Piggott-2 appear to represent the same person because: same person
posted by M (McQueen) M

Rejected matches › John William Piggott