Andrew Moorman “Mome” Diggs

Andrew Moorman “Mome” Diggs

Birth
Anson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 26 Jan 1897 (aged 39)
Marshville, Union County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Peachland, Anson County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Diggs Family
Memorial ID 28738835 · View Source
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An Associate of Frank and Jesse James he was called Mome ---Killed by Pinkerton Agents in Mashville NC

Thursday, April 2, 1885, THE INTELLIGENCER (Wadesboro, Anson County, N.C.)
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April 1885

-A Foul Murder – On Monday afternoon last, Sandy CASH, one of the best old darkeys that we ever saw, was deliberately shot down in cold blood by one Andrew Moman DIGGS of Mulchy, this county. The facts in the premises can be best understood by the following report of the coroner's jury:

We, the undersigned Jurors of inquest, summoned and sworn by James T. PORTER, Coroner of Anson County, to pass upon the cause of the death of Sandy CASH, who was shot and killed on the premises of John WILLOUGHBY, on the 30th day of March, 1885, in the town of Wadesboro, find that the deceased came to his death in consequence of a pistol shot wound in the breast, inflicted by one Andrew M. DIGGS…… [lengthy article]

[Note: 1880 Census, Wadesboro, Anson County, NC, p.309C: Sandy CASH age 50, laborer, black; wife Rosa age 40, black; grandson, Charley, age 7, black.]

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Gravesite Details S/o Daniel Dudley & Lucy Baucom Diggs

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  • Created by: Bill Foster (W.L.Foster )
  • Added: 3 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28738835
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Moorman “Mome” Diggs (27 Jan 1857–26 Jan 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28738835, citing Peachland Cemetery, Peachland, Anson County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Bill Foster (W.L.Foster ) (contributor 47029276) .