Benjamin Piggott (1780 - 1851) MP

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Nicknames: "Benjamin Pickett"
Birthplace: Orange County (Present Alamance County), North Carolina, United States
Death: Died in Randolph County, Indiana, United States
Managed by: Ben M. Angel
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About Benjamin Piggott

Ben M. Angel notes: Finally found a Piggott who goes by Pickett. According to Indiana State marriage records:

http://web.isl.lib.in.us/INMarriages1850/marriages_display.asp?ID=28601

Last Name: BOWLES

  • First Name: RUTH

Spouse- Last Name: PICKETT

  • Spouse- First Name: BENJAMIN

County: Randolph

  • Date: 9-9-1837
  • Remarks: HEISS INDIAN QUAKER RECORDS (2-355) White River MM

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But then there are these conflicting sets of records: http://web.isl.lib.in.us/INMarriages1850/marriages_display.asp?ID=231647

Last Name: PICKETT

  • First Name: BENJAMIN

Spouse- Last Name: OSBORN

  • Spouse- First Name: MOURNIN

County: Randolph

  • Date: 9-4-1847
  • Remarks: QUAKER 2-355 White River MM

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And from:

http://web.isl.lib.in.us/INMarriages1850/marriages_display.asp?ID=231861

Last Name: PIGGOTT

  • First Name: BENJAMIN

Spouse- Last Name: OZBUN

  • Spouse- First Name: MOURNING CHAMNESS

County: Randolph

  • Date: 10-20-1847
  • Remarks: QUAKER 2-295 Cherry Grove MM

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And apparently other records which may or may not have to do with this Benjamin Pickett/Piggott:

From:

http://web.isl.lib.in.us/INMarriages1850/marriages_display.asp?ID=232211

Last Name: PICKETT

  • First Name: BENJAMIN

Spouse- Last Name: VESTALL

  • Spouse- First Name: JEMIMA

County: Randolph

  • Date: 11-10-1838
  • Remarks: QUAKER 2-355 White River MM

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From:

http://web.isl.lib.in.us/INMarriages1850/marriages_display.asp?ID=231706

Last Name: PICKETT

  • First Name: BENJAMIN D

Spouse- Last Name: SMITH

  • Spouse- First Name: NANCY

County: Randolph

  • Date: 6-5-1847
  • Remarks: QUAKER 2-355 White River MM

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And from:

http://web.isl.lib.in.us/INMarriages1850/marriages_display.asp?ID=232274

Last Name: PICKETT

  • First Name: BENJAMIN D

Spouse- Last Name: SMITH

  • Spouse- First Name: NANCY

County: Randolph

  • Date: 6-24-1847
  • Remarks: QUAKER 2-295 Cherry Grove MM

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From "Martha's Extended Family" family tree page on Benjamin Piggott:

http://martisgenes.info/p361.htm#i4548

Benjamin Piggott[1],[2],[3],[4]

  • M, b. 10 July 1780, d. 22 August 1851
  • Father* Benjamin Piggott b. 29 Nov 1732, d. 26 Apr 1818
  • Mother* Mary Hadley b. 31 Mar 1739, d. 31 Oct 1810
  • Birth* Benjamin was born on 10 July 1780 in Orange County, North Carolina.[5],[6],[3] He was the son of Benjamin Piggott and Mary Hadley.
  • Marriage 1* He married Ruth Davis on 11 December 1800 in Deep Creek, Surry County, North Carolina.[5],[6],[3]
  • Marriage 2* He married Ruth Hoggatt on 20 August 1837 in Asly, Randolph County, Indiana.[5],[3]
  • Marriage 3* He married Mourning Chamness on 20 October 1847 in Cherry Grove, Randolph County, Indiana.[5],[7]
  • Census1850* Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census in White River Township, Randolph County, Indiana.[8]
  • Death* Benjamin died on 22 August 1851 in Randolph County, Indiana, at age 71.[3]

Family 1 Ruth Davis b. 26 Apr 1782

  • Marriage* He married Ruth Davis on 11 December 1800 in Deep Creek, Surry County, North Carolina.[5],[6],[3]
  • Children
    • 1. Hannah Piggott b. 11 Oct 1801, d. 18 Nov 1866
    • 2. Mary Piggott b. 20 Jun 1803, d. 5 May 1834
    • 3. Joseph Piggott b. 19 Nov 1805, d. 31 Jan 1872
    • 4. John Piggott b. 4 Aug 1808, d. 14 Mar 1836
    • 5. Rebecca Piggott b. 1 Dec 1811
    • 6. Dinah Piggott b. 22 Mar 1813, d. 29 Oct 1857
    • 7. Anna Piggott b. 7 Oct 1815
    • 8. Mahlon Piggott b. 27 Jan 1818, d. 25 May 1881
    • 9. Caleb Piggott b. 4 Apr 1820
    • 10. Joshua Piggott b. 4 Apr 1820, d. 17 Jul 1821
    • 11. Ruth Piggott b. 11 Jun 1823, d. 1 Jun 1834
    • 12. Benjamin Davis Piggott b. 24 Nov 1827, d. 18 Jul 1899

Family 2 Ruth Hoggatt

  • Marriage* He married Ruth Hoggatt on 20 August 1837 in Asly, Randolph County, Indiana.[5],[3]

Family 3 Mourning Chamness b. 11 Apr 1784

  • Marriage* He married Mourning Chamness on 20 October 1847 in Cherry Grove, Randolph County, Indiana.[5],[7]

Citations:

1.[S186] Eleanor M. Davis, Davis: A Quaker Family, Charles Davies, the Immigrant, to Pennsylvania about 1725, from there to North Carolina, His Wife, Hannah Matson, and Their Descendants, p. 522.

2.[S177] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, p. 362, 995.

3.[S194] Jack Weaver, Martha G Cline.

4.[S918] 1850, White River Township, Randolph County, Indiana.

5.[S186] Eleanor M. Davis, Davis: A Quaker Family, Charles Davies, the Immigrant, to Pennsylvania about 1725, from there to North Carolina, His Wife, Hannah Matson, and Their Descendants.

6.[S177] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy.

7.[S2032] Indiana Marriages.

8.[S918] 1850, White River Township, Randolph County, Indiana, p. 61.

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From Pickett Family History:

http://mysite.verizon.net/wkkoerber/Pickett/Pickett.html#_ftn11

Benjamin (b. July 10, 1780 Orange County, North Carolina) married Ruth Davis (b. April 26, 1782 Chatham County, North Carolina) on December 11, 1800. Ruth was the daughter of Joseph and Hannah Davis.

Benjamin and his family relocated from Cane Creek Monthly Meeting to White River Monthly Meeting, Randolph County, Indiana on July 4, 1829.

Benjamin married second Ruth (Hoggatt) Bowles on August 24, 1837 at Arba Meetinghouse, Randolph County, Indiana. She was the daughter Phillip and Alice Hoggatt and widow of Ephraim Overman Bowles.

Benjamin married third Mourning (Chamness) Osborn (b. April 11, 1784) on October 20, 1847 at Cherry Grove Meetinghouse, Randolph County, Indiana. She was the daughter of Joseph and Margaret Chamness.

  • 1. Hannah (b. October 11, 1801 Orange County, North Carolina) married Thomas Hinshaw on October 27, 1825 at Cane Creek Monthly Meeting
  • 2. Mary (b. June 20, 1803 Orange County, North Carolina) married John Pike on November 20, 1823 at Cane Creek Monthly Meeting
  • 3. Joseph (b. November 19, 1805 Orange County, North Carolina) married Nancy Pike on January 17, 1828 at Cane Creek Monthly Meeting
  • 4. John (b. August 4, 1808 Orange County, North Carolina)
  • 5. Rebecca (b. January 12, 1811 Orange County, North Carolina)
  • 6. Dinah (b. March 22, 1813 Orange County, North Carolina)
  • 7. Anna (b. October 7, 1815 Orange County, North Carolina)
  • 8. Mahlon (b. January 27, 1818 Orange County, North Carolina)
  • 9. Joshua (April 4, 1820 Orange County, North Carolina-July 17, 1821 Orange County, North Carolina)
  • 10. Caleb (b. April 4, 1820 Orange County, North Carolina)
  • 11. Ruth (b. June 11, 1823 Orange County, North Carolina)
  • 12. Benjamin (b. November 24, 1827 Orange County, North Carolina)
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Benjamin Piggott's Timeline

1780
July 10, 1780
Orange County (Present Alamance County), North Carolina, United States
1800
November 12, 1800
Age 20
Surry County, North Carolina, United States
1813
March 23, 1813
Age 32
Orange, North Carolina, United States
1837
September 9, 1837
Age 57
Randolph County, Indiana, United States
1847
October 20, 1847
Age 67
Cherry Grove Friends Meeting, Randolph County, Indiana, United States
1851
August 22, 1851
Age 71
Randolph County, Indiana, United States