Apr. 30, 1915 Clifton Forge Alleghany County Virginia, USA
Thomas Edward Baggott was the son of James Randolph Baggott and Lucy Atlanta Hereford.
On October 19, 1899, he married Minnie Sayers and settled in Brentsville. There, they raised six children;
Mrs. Lucy (Baggott) Smith Ms. Elsie May Baggott Mr. Selwyn Austin Baggott Mrs. Winifred Mary (Baggott) Athey Mr. Eugene B. Baggott Mr. Henry Allen Baggott
To support his family, he worked for the railroad, installing new tracks. This sent him all the way to Clifton Forge. On April 30, 1915, a tragic accident killed Thomas and left Minnie a widow.
7 May 1915 Manassas Journal
A sad death was that of Thomas E. Baggott who was killed at Clifton Forge last Friday morning when a flue wagon, containing 63 flues, turned over on him at the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway shops in Clifton Forge where Mr. Baggott has been employed for the last four or five weeks. A little over a month ago Mr. Baggott, who was 35 years old, moved from Nokesville to take up his new work.
T. E. Baggott, a son of the late James Baggott of near Wellington, left a wife and five small children, 3 girls and 2 boys. His widow is the daughter of Newton Sayres, of Aden. Mr. Baggott also left one brother, Robert Baggott, of Clifton Forge, and several sisters, among whom are Mrs. U. B. Spindle, formerly of Manassas, now of Washington, and Mrs. Marie Reaves, of Catlett.
Funeral services were held at Aden Sunday and interment was made in the cemetery there.