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John Timothy Pigford
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1848
Lauderdale County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Feb. 13, 1928
Toomsuba
Lauderdale County
Mississippi, USA

John Timothy Pigford was the son of Timothy Samuel Pigford and Olive R. Pierce.
He was born in a section of Lauderdale County, MS known as Mt.Gilead, a few miles sw of Toomsuba and was the first born of 10 children.
He served in the Army of the Confederate State of America in 1st Mississippi State Troops.

He married Martha Julia (Mattie) Shannon on 25 March 1869 in Lauderdale County, MS.
They had 14 children.

He applied for and was awarded a Confederate Pension.

Confederate Pension Application, Lauderdale County, MS
J. T. Pigford, age 73, date of application 8/4/1921
Address: Toomsuba, MS
Spouse's name not given.
Enlisted Abt 8/1/1864, Lauderdale County, MS
Regiment: 1st Miss. State Troops, Company (cut off of page)
Discharged 1865, Marion, MS
Officers: W. H. Patton, S. H. Shannon (note: his father)
Witnesses: John M. Martin, M. Johnson, T. C. Lyle,
W. R. Denton, J. T. Anderson
Misc: has property and home valued at $1500.
Lives at home with wife.
Allowed 9/5/1921
Certified: Geo. F. Hand, Clerk 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Timothy Samuel Pigford (1824 - 1899)
  Olive R. Pierce Pigford (1823 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Julia Shannon Pigford (1850 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  William Rankin Pigford (1870 - 1897)*
  Nettie Virginia Pigford Bancroft (1873 - 1950)*
  Addie Lee Pigford Wells (1874 - 1969)*
  James Mallard Pigford (1876 - 1894)*
  Eugenia Pigford Culpepper (1879 - 1929)*
  Timothy Samuel Pigford (1881 - 1957)*
  Olive Elizabeth Pigford Wright (1883 - 1968)*
  Martha Ella Pigford Barker (1886 - 1971)*
  John Alonzo Pigford (1886 - 1965)*
  Infant Son Pigford (1887 - 1887)*
  Lula Elmira Pigford Chapman (1888 - 1975)*
  Cornelia Pigford Conn (1891 - 1976)*
  Willie Mae Pigford Wright (1894 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Timothy Pigford (1848 - 1928)
  Elizabeth Ann Pigford Wilson (1849 - 1899)*
  William J Pigford (1851 - 1852)*
  Jefferson Davis Pigford (1853 - 1910)*
  Mary J Pigford (1855 - 1856)*
  Erastus Theodore Pigford (1857 - 1915)*
  Olive R. Pigford (1859 - 1896)*
  Onie Pigford (1861 - 1861)*
  Anna L Pigford (1863 - 1873)*
  Ella Adelaide Pigford (1865 - 1873)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Toomsuba Cemetery
Toomsuba
Lauderdale County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Emma Lou Burt Price
Record added: Apr 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68945339
John Timothy Pigford
Added by: Emma Lou Burt Price
 
John Timothy Pigford
Added by: Emma Lou Burt Price
 
John Timothy Pigford
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My 2nd cousin, 2x removed.
- Steve Thomas
 Added: Apr. 27, 2015

- Kay Parker McCary
 Added: Jul. 22, 2014

- Emma Lou Burt Price
 Added: Apr. 26, 2011
 
 
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