|Birth||30 Oct 1855||Pikesville, Marion County, Alabama|
|First Marriage||7 Jul 1878||Freestone County, Texas|
|Second Marriage||11 Jan 1895||Limestone, Texas|
|Death||22 Jul 1946||Austin, Travis County, Texas|
Marion County, Alabama (1855-1867)
Freestone County, Texas (1867-1888)
Borden County, Texas (1889)
Limestone, Texas (1895)
Jack County, Texas (1908)
Travis County, Texas (1946)
Almarine Vandiver Wigley married twice. First, he married Kate Aubry Carroll. Here's a transcription of their marriage license. Second, he married Lorma Bellzora Shelton, daughter of Wayne Parker Shelton and Annie Eidson.
He died in Austin and his obituary ran in the San Marcos Record.
Almarine and Kate had five children:
All five children were born in Freestone County, Texas.
Almarine and Lorma had three children:
Winnie Leone and Vira Ethel were born in McLennan, Texas. Ruby Inez was born in Post Oak, Jack County, Texas.
|Birth||12 Feb 1854||Pikesville, Marion County, Alabama|
|Marriage||31 Oct 1872||Freestone County, Texas|
|Death||8 Nov 1898||Freestone County, Texas|
Marion County, Alabama (1854-1867)
Freestone County, Texas (1867-1898)
California Desdemona Wigley married C.C. "Cap" Cobb (1850-1920). The Elder N.E. Hooper officiated. Cap Cobb owned the land next to Solomon Walker Wigley (his father-in-law) in Freestone County, Texas. California is buried in Union Cemetery in Freestone County along with the Cobb family. Her tombstone reads, "We trust her loss will be our gain And that with Christ she's gone to reign."
California and Cap had seven children:
All seven children were probably born in Freestone County, Texas.
|Birth||28 Jun 1867||Pikesville, Marion County, Alabama|
|Marriage||20 Nov 1883||Freestone County, Texas|
Marion County, Alabama (1867)
Courtney Lee Wigley married John Edmond Thomas. I don't know anything else about her.
|Birth||3 Jun 1860||Pikesville, Marion County, Alabama|
|Marriage||21 Jul 1878||Freestone County, Texas|
|Death||before 15 April 1934||?|
Marion County, Alabama (1860-1867)
Freestone County, Texas (1867-?)
Johnny Vaden Wigley married Richmond Taylor Carroll, who is the brother of Kate Aubry Carroll, who married Johnny's brother, Almarine Vandiver Wigley two weeks earlier in Freestone County.
Johnny Vaden is listed on some censuses and documents as Jane Vaden.
Johnny and Richmond had eight children listed in his obituary:
The daughters are listed in Richmond's obituary by their married names only.
|Birth||23 Feb 1872||Freestone County, Texas|
|Marriage||6 Dec 1893||Freestone County, Texas|
|Death||31 Mar 1949||?|
Freestone County, Texas (1872-1893)
Milton Toombs Wigley married Magnolia Devine (1874-1954). They are buried side by side in Union Cemetery in Freestone County, Texas.
Milton and Magnolia had six children:
|Birth||11 Dec 1811||Hall County, Georgia|
|First Marriage||30 Jun 1836||Murray County, Georgia|
|Second Marriage||1853||Marion County, Alabama|
|Death||26 Jun 1893||Freestone County, Texas|
Hall County, Georgia (1811)
Murray County, Georgia (1836, 1848-1850)
Carroll County, Georgia (1838-1845)
Marion County, Alabama (1853-1867)
Freestone County, Texas (1867-1893)
Solomon Walker Wigley married twice. His first wife was Judeth Cantrell (1819-1849), daughter of Elijah Cantrell and Rebecca Ann ?. His second wife was Malinda Eveline Harrell.
Solomon Walker escorted the Cherokees along the Trail of Tears with Capt. Tuggles' Company of Georgia Volunteers. He received land in Gwinnett County, Georgia for his service.
In 1870, he shows up on the census of Freestone County with his children listed in two separate households (#97 & #98).
In 1883, he owned 150 acres of land in Freestone County, Texas, which he purchased from T.L.Newman. His land was adjoined by Cap Cobb's, his son-in-law.
He is buried in Union Cemetery in Freestone County, Texas. His tombstone has a hand holding an open Bible at the top. Underneath are the words,
He may have served in the Confederate Army while he lived in Alabama, but I have not located his service record yet. Betty Moss Morrow's book, Veterans of Freestone County, Texas includes him as a Civil War veteran and names the Beene and Norton families as the source of that information.
Solomon and Judeth had five children:
The first four children were born in Carroll County, Georgia. Sarah J. was born in Murray County, Georgia. She accompanied her father and his second wife to Freestone County, Texas.
Solomon and Malinda had six children:
All Solomon and Malinda's children were born in Pikesville, Marion County, Alabama, except for Milton Toombs. Milton was born in Freestone County, Texas.
|Birth||Nov 1858||Pikesville, Marion County, Alabama|
|Marriage||30 Dec 1880||Freestone County, Texas|
Marion County, Alabama (1858)
Terrissa Alice Wigley married Sam R. Fondren. His name is listed as S.R. Fondross on the marriage license. I don't know anything else about Terrissa Alice.
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