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John Wesley Baggett, Sr
Birth: Apr. 8, 1852
Florida, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1920
Le Blanc
Allen Parish
Louisiana, USA

Your second wife was Alma Susan Parker. She gave you the following children:

David Augustus Baggett (married Thelma Collins)

Minnie Rosealthea Baggett (married twice - 1) Oscar Bruney 2)William Clell Young)

William John 'Willie' BAggett

Carl Owen 'Kiddo' Baggett

Frank McKinley Baggett (lived & died Gregg co, Kilgore,Tx)

Eunice Alma Baggett (married Elmer Whitey Young)

Your three youngest daughters died together in a house fire in 1922. They were Tresser, Edith & Essie. Frank was the only one to get out unhurt.....

Your wife Alma died in the same year, and she died as a result of the same fire.


Per Connie's records:

In my records I have this:

Cemetery recorded by Joe Felice in 1990. File prepared by Nancy P. Frugé.

BAGGETT, Tresser Aug. 15, 1908 - Nov. 20, 1922
BAGGETT, Edith V. March 7, 1911 - March 20, 1922
BAGGETT, Essie E. July 25, 1914 - March 20, 1922
[3 d/o John Wesley & Alma Susan PARKER; died as result of house fire, along with mother. Headstone reads "Consumed by fire of earth and saved by God of heaven."]

BAGGETT, John W.[Wesley] April 8, 1852 - Jan. 4, 1920

[s/o Milton Brown & Elizabeth Ann EVANS;
m1 Elizabeth "Betty" RICHEY
m2 Alma Susan PARKER]


Your first wife was Elizabeth "Betty" Richey (1862-1888). Betty died giving birth to twins Tommy & Ellen (1888). She gave you the following children:
Molly Baggett
Caroline Baggett
Safronia Baggett
John Wesley Baggett, Jr. b) May 29, 1879
Tommy Baggett (1888-1971) buried in Butte Co. California
Ellen Baggett (married George Creel) (1888-1965) Buried in Lewis County, Washington. (Twin sister of Tommy)...


Elizabeth Baggett in household of John W. Baggett, "United States Census, 1880"

Name: Elizabeth Baggett
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Cotile, Rapides, Louisiana, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 18
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Keeping House
Race (Original): W
Ethnicity: American
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Birthplace: Louisiana, United States
Birth Date: 1862
Spouse's Name: John Baggett
Spouse's Birthplace: Mississippi, United States
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace: Louisiana, United States
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace: Louisiana, United States
Page: 608
Page Letter: C
Entry Number: 3700
Affiliate Film Number: T9-0466
GS Film number: 1254466
Digital Folder Number: 004241432
Image Number: 00220

Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self John W. Baggett M 27 Mississippi, United States
Wife Elizabeth Baggett F 18 Louisiana, United States
Son John W. Baggett, Jr M 1 Mississippi, United States

Family links: 
  Milton Brown Baggett (1822 - 1906)
  Elizabeth Richey Baggett (1862 - 1888)*
  Alma Susan Parker Baggett (1874 - 1922)*
  Ellen Baggett Creel (1888 - 1965)*
  Thomas M Baggett (1888 - 1971)*
  David Augustus Baggett (1892 - 1975)*
  Minnie Rosealthea Baggett Young (1894 - 1954)*
  William John Baggett (1896 - 1945)*
  Carl Owen Baggett (1899 - 1979)*
  Frank McKinley Baggett (1902 - 1975)*
  Eunice Alma Baggett Young (1905 - 1990)*
  Tresser Baggett (1908 - 1922)*
  Edith V. Baggett (1911 - 1922)*
  Essie E. Baggett (1914 - 1922)*
  William Michael Baggett (1847 - 1931)*
  Milton Brown Baggett (1849 - 1912)*
  John Wesley Baggett (1852 - 1920)
  Elizabeth Jane Baggett Richey (1855 - 1940)*
  James Buchanan Baggett (1857 - 1939)*
  George Reilly Baggett (1864 - 1904)*
*Calculated relationship
LeBlanc Cemetery
Allen Parish
Louisiana, USA
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Originally Created by: Herald
Record added: Nov 23, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6947126
John Wesley Baggett, Sr
Added by: Charles T. Baggett
John Wesley Baggett, Sr
Added by: Charles T. Baggett
John Wesley Baggett, Sr
Added by: Rita Matte
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My Father-in-Law, Frank McKinley Baggett, talked of you often. I am trying to keep you alive in the Baggett family. My husband is Frank. B. Baggett, Sr., My son Is Frank B. Baggett, Jr. We live in Kilgore, Texas.
- Gloria Baggett
 Added: Feb. 6, 2014
John Wesley Jr was born 29 May 1879.
- Brandy Thomas
 Added: Apr. 11, 2011
my beautiful i am so blessed just knowing you were here. the trials you suffered and the love you must've had for my grtgranmother.Someday papa we will meet along with the rest of our wonderful family. Until Then I look to Jesus and To Our...(Read more)
- Rita Matte
 Added: Dec. 2, 2009
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