First name is in honor of his English Grandmother Lady Rose Marshall who married Isaac Degge / Diggs. Family in Nantwich,Cheshire,England
First Marriage in Virginia to a Jernigan.
There is no connection to the York Co Va Diggs of Thomas Diggs
Son of William Diggs & Judith Hailey of Virginia
( Lydia Hinson and Marshall Diggs had 5 children)
1. Cynthia Diggs md. William Evans 2. Elisha Diggs b. 1789 Anson Co. NC ; d. 06 Dec. 1859 in Henry Co. TN. 3. Sarah Diggs b. 1795 ; md. John McAlister 4. Thomas Edwin Diggs b. 1797 5. Edmy Diggs b. 1802; md. Josiah Hailey 6. Quincy Ann Diggs b. 1808 ; md. Stanford Liles 7. Biddy Diggs b. 1810 ; md. Matthew Strickland 8. Riley Diggs md. Mary