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Rev Thomas Jefferson Biggers, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1832
Rockdale County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1925
Haralson County
Georgia, USA

HE WAS OF SCOTCH IRISH LINEAGE. HE WAS LICENSED TO PREACH AT AGE 16 AND BECAME A CIRCUIT RIDER. HE WAS MOSTLY PAID IN VEGETABLES. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE METHODIST CHURCH FOR 77 YEARS.
HIS SON JEFF JR. WAS BORN IN MAY OF 1861 JUST BEFORE HIS FATHER LEFT FOR THE WAR. HE WAS IN JOHNSTON'S ARMY DURING THE CIVIL WAR AND AFTER KENNESAW MT. HE WAS WITH LEE AT APPOMATTOX. HE WALKED HOME FROM VA., WHICH TOOK 3 MONTHS. NO ONE HAD FOOD FOR THEM. THEY SURVIVED ON WILD BERRIES, NUTS AND PERSIMMONS. HE WAS ON THE BRINK OF STARVATION AND IT TOOK MONTHS TO RECOVER. HIS FRIEND A. W. "ALF" GOLDIN WHO WAS WITH HIM DURING THE WAR AND CAME HOME WITH HIM DID NOT LIVE BUT A FEW YEARS AFTER THE WAR.
HE MARRIED CATHERINE MALINDA HUEY. THEY WERE THE PARENTS OF 7 CHILDREN. JOSEPH, WILLIAM, JEFF JR., SALLIE, IDA, BENJAMIN AND GEORGIA.



 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Barton Biggers (1786 - 1876)
  Sarah Catherine Morris Biggers (1799 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Malinda Huey Biggers (1836 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  James W. Biggers (1859 - 1890)*
  Thomas Jefferson Biggers (1861 - 1949)*
  Joseph S M Biggers (1865 - 1925)*
  Benjamin S. Biggers (1868 - 1958)*
  Sallie E. Biggers (1871 - 1887)*
  Georgia C Biggers Whitton Taylor (1878 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Stephen Terry Biggers (1813 - 1903)*
  William Morris Biggers (1815 - 1860)*
  Benjamin T. Biggers (1817 - 1892)*
  Malinda Caroline Biggers McGarity (1817 - 1909)*
  John M. Biggers (1827 - 1881)*
  Thomas Jefferson Biggers (1832 - 1925)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Grove Methodist Church Cemetery
Haralson County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: patsy bollen
Record added: Apr 05, 2011
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Rev Thomas Jefferson Biggers, Sr
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Rev Thomas Jefferson Biggers, Sr
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- MotherMoon+2
 Added: Jul. 11, 2013
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Jul. 27, 2012
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