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Pvt. (USA) William Young Siggins

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Tionesta, Forest County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: March 14, 1904 (69)
Tidioute, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Hood Siggins and Emeline Harriet Siggins
Husband of Hannah Malinda Siggins
Brother of Mary Jane Siggins; George Hood Siggins; Sgt. (USA) James "Pat" Patterson Siggins; (USA) Nathaniel Simpson Siggins; Margaret Maetamne Allender and 3 others

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About Pvt. (USA) William Young Siggins

  • Siggins, William P.
  • BATTLE UNIT NAME: 83rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry
  • SIDE: Union
  • COMPANY: G
  • SOLDIER'S RANK IN: Private
  • SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: Private
  • ALTERNATE NAME: William Patterson/Siggans
  • FILM NUMBER: M554 ROLL 112
  • PLAQUE NUMBER:
  • NOTES:
  • General Note - Original filed under William Patterson/Siggans

His father Nathaniel had three of his sons in the 83rd Pennsylvania regiment, and fought in every battle, from the first fight under General McClellan, to the time of Lee's surrender to General Grant. (Source: History of Venango Co.)


William, is in the family tree painting 5L; # 48.

  • William, was living in Allegheny Twp., Venango Co., Pa., per the 1840 census with his family.
  • William, living in Allegheny Twp. Venango Co. per 1850 census age 15.
  • William, living in Allegheny Twp. Venango Co. per 1860 census age 26 years
  • William, living in Forest Co. Harmony Twp. per 1870 census at age 35 a labor. Had $ 900.00 in real estate and $1300 in tools.

William, lived in Forest Co. Hickory Twp. per the 1880 census at age 45. He was a farmer. ( Hannah Dawson a Aunt from Ireland was living with them and she was 56.) William, lived in Forest Co. Tionesta Borough per the 1900 census at age 65.

The population of Harmony Township population in 1880 was 344. In 1888 there were 96 Republican, 66 Democratic and 5 Prohibitionist votes recorded, showing a population of 835.

Ice-flow and flood Feb. 18, 1886 struck the Tionesta area. Among the heavy losers was William Y. Siggins.

Neillsburg is one of the very old settlements of this county. A Presbyterian society was organized here as early as 1855 by Capt. W.T. Neill and others, and here, twenty-three year as later, (1878) the Grange movement was formed. Harmony Grange, No. 527, was organized January 19, 1878, with R.B. Woodcock and wife, Syke Neill, J.P. Kelly, M. Woodcock, Mrs. S.S. Pratt, Mrs. Mary and Miss Kate Woodcock, Miss Lou Neill, Mrs W.Y. Siggins, (173) Mrs Joseph McCasl;in and spear Kelly, officials.

West Hickory with its standard and narrow gauge railroads, big bridge, large tannery and heavy lumber shipments is a modern village. ( Forest County Chapter XI Harmony and Hickory Townships)

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Pvt. (USA) William Young Siggins's Timeline

1834
December 15, 1834
Tionesta, Forest County, Pennsylvania, USA
1904
March 14, 1904
Age 69
Tidioute, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA