Thomas Wiggins1

Male, #46345, (circa 1740 - 28 Sep 1782)
Father*Captain John W. Wiggins1 (s 1716 - 15 Jul 1786)
Mother*Catherine Bray Baker1 (s 1700 - b 1766)
Birth*circa 1740 He was born circa 1740 at Edgecombe Co., North Carolina.1 
Deed A deed was granted to them by Captain John W. Wiggins at Halifax Co., North Carolina, (Johyn Wiggins gave land to his sons Thomas and William (this land south of Roanoke River was successively in Bertie Co. 1722-41, Edgecombe Co. 1741-59, Halifax Co. 1759-74, and Martin Co. aft 1774) ["The Deeds of Halifax County, NC, 1774-1786" by Stephen Bradley, Book 9, p. 528].)1 
Marriage*8 May 1766 He married Frances Brown at Halifax Co., North Carolina, on 8 May 1766.1 
American Revolution*between 1775 and 1783 He provided service in the American Revolutionary War between 1775 and 1783
(DAR Listing: Thomas Wiggins, born ____, died 28 Sep 1782 in North Carolina, married Frances Brown, Lieutenant Colonel, Civil Service, Patriotic Service, North Carolina.)2 
Will*3 Oct 1779 He made a will at Martin Co., North Carolina, on 3 Oct 1779, naming as executor(s) William Wiggins and Blake Baker Wiggins, naming as heir(s) Frances Wiggins.

He mentions wife Francis, son John, land I bought from brother William, land of N. side of Marsh Branch bought from Joseph Moore known as Wiggins old field, land in Bertie Co. on N. side of Gum Swamp bought from Mr. Meade . . . to son Thomas Wiggins land where I live, remaining tract in Bertie, remaining part bought from Joseph Moore . . . to son Jesse Wiggins land bought from Jonath Cain . . . daughters Anne, Catherine, Mary . . . til my elder child shall arrive at lawful age . . . mentions slaves and furniture. Executors William Williams, Blake Baker Wiggins, Samuel William Williams.1 
Death*28 Sep 1782 He died at Martin Co., North Carolina, on 28 Sep 1782.1 


Frances Brown (circa 1745 - )
Last Edited30 Apr 2012


  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect Project, Rootsweb.
    "Our Texas Family" (DB: ourtexasfamily) Doris Ross Johnston. <e-mail address>
  2. DAR Patriot Index, Washington, DC: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 2003.