Col. Thomas LIGON ID#1481, b. about 1586, d. about 1676
Father*Thomas LIGON1
Mother*Frances DENNIS
Birth*Col. Thomas LIGON was born about 1586 in England.1 
He was the son of Thomas LIGON and Frances DENNIS.1 
Immigration*Col. Thomas LIGON immigrated about 1641 to Jamestown, Virginia.1 
Elected*He was a member of House of Burgesses in 1644/45 in Henrico County, Virginia.2 
Marriage*He married Mary HARRIS, daughter of Capt. Thomas HARRIS, between 1648 and 1650 in Henrico County, Virginia.1,3 
ElectedThomas Lyggon (Ligon) and William Harris represented Henrico County in the House of Burgesses in 1655 and 1656.4,1 
Property*THOMAS LIGGON, 800 acs. at Powells Cr., next to land of Thomas Jones, W.S.W. towards Sisemores & S.S.E. upon the Riv. 5 Apr. 1664. p. 139, (6). Trans. of: Capt. Upton, Wm. Prowting, Phugh Turke. Joseph Birkhead, Jno. Plinton, Thomas Williams, Thomas Ayres, Giles Dement, Wm. Coooer, Wm. Grigg, Tho. Coper, Tho. Palmer, Tho. Gundry, Mary Haines, Malhote Turke, Jno. Phillips.5 
PropertyCAPT. WM. FARRAR & THOMAS LIGON (Liggon), 335 acs. 25 po. Henrico Co., 3 Oct. 1664, p. 377, (417). S. side of James Riv., beg. at a white oake upon the River in Mont Malada (Mount my lady) feild, against a place where an old Oven had stood, running N.W. by W. to the red Water Slash &c downe the falling ground of Proctors &c Trans. of 7 pers: Phillis (a ?) Servant, Robt. Winter, Danll. Fishes, Tho. Morsey, Jane Holmes, Wm. Young, Mary Worts.5 
PropertyTHO. LIGON & CAPT. WM. FARRAR, 375 acs. Henrico Co., 3 Oct. 1664, p. 376, (416). N. side of James Riv., beg. at the Round aboute slash, adj. Morgan Price & running through another br. of sd. slash W.N.W. &c Trans. of 8 pers: Walter Felkes, Sam. Rigot, Ellinor Wallis, James Hickton, Ann Armestrong, Jone Davis, Tho. Peldon, Wm. Dodson.5 
PropertyLt. Col. Thomas Ligon acquired 300 acres in Henrico County, 29 October 1668. Land Office Patents No. 6, 1666-1679 (pt.1 & 2 p.1-692), p. 188 (Reel 6), Library of Virginia. 
Will*Col. Thomas LIGON was mentioned in the will of Col. Thomas LIGON on 10 January 1675 in Henrico County, Virginia.3 
Death*He died about 1676.6 


Mary HARRIS b. 1625, d. 1704

Sources (

  1. [S3376] Ligon, William D. Jr. The Ligon Family and Connections. 1947, Hartford, Conn., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [S3383] Childs, J. Rives, The Hancock Family, The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol. 33, No. 1 (Jan., 1925), pp. 107-112,
  3. [S3381] William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine 2nd series Volume 16. 1936, unknown repository.
  4. [S3384] Boddie, John Bennett. Historical Southern Families, Volume IV, Pacific Coast Publishers, 1967, unknown repository.
  5. [S3385] Nugent, Nell Marion. Cavaliers And Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents And Grants, 1623-1666. 2d ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1963., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  6. [S3382] Pierrepont, Alice V. D. Reuben Vaughan Kidd: Soldier of the Confederacy. Petersburg, Va: 1947., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
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