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Liggins Early Origins



The surname Liggins was first found in Worcestershire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Liggins Spelling Variations


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Liggins Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ligon, Ligone, Liggon, Ligonn, Liggonn, Ligone and many more.

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Liggins Early History


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Liggins Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Liggins research. Another 272 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1510, 1585, 1600, and 1662 are included under the topic Early Liggins History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Liggins Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Liggins Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Richard Ligon (1585?-1662), British author who lost his fortune and fled to the Barbadoes. His work, a folio with maps and...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Liggins Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Ligon, who arrived in Virginia in 1642; Hugh Ligon, who arrived in Virginia in 1669; Simon Ligon, who arrived in Virginia in 1693; as well as John and Richard Ligon, whose Oaths of Allegiance were recorded Powhatan Co., VA in 1777..

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Liggins Historic Events


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Liggins Historic Events




Halifax Explosion

  • Master Edwin  Liggins (1913-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917
  • Mrs. Annie  Liggins (1887-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the Halifax Explosion on 6th December 1917

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Liggins Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    11. ...

    The Liggins Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Liggins Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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