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Genealogical Notes from the “Liberty Tribune” 1874-1880

Source: Miss Nadine Hodges and Mrs. Howard W. Woodruff, Genealogical Notes from the “Liberty Tribune” 1874-1880, Volume 4 (Liberty, Missouri: published by the author, 1976).

[page 54]

April 27, 1877

Rev. Wm. C. LIGON, an old and eminent Baptist minister, died at his home in Dover, Lafayette Co. on the 13th of Apr age 81.  He formerly resided in Liberty and for some years was financial and soliciting agent for William Jewell College.

[page 89]

January 3, 1879

Another good man dead.  Died in this county on the 26th Dec. 1878, William D. LIGON, aged 70 yrs and 1 month, having been born Nov. 26, 1808.  In the death of Mr. LIGON, our county has lost a pure and valued citizen, a good neighbor and the church a true christian.  He leaves a number of children, all grown.

[page 90]

January 10, 1879

L/A dated 7 Jan 1879 estate of Wm D LIGON to admrs, Lawrence F LIGON & Daniel S LIGON

[page 92]

February 7, 1879

Married on Feb 5th at the residence of the bride’s father, Mr. Daniel LIGON, by Rev. James ROAN, Mr. D G CAPPS to Miss Carrie W LIGON, all of Clay Co.

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