Ligon in Illinois, United States

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Ligon by Census Year in Illinois

Name Variations

Some variations seen on census records in Illinois:
Legan, Legen, Legin, Legon, Legun, Ligan, Ligin, Ligon, Leagan, Leagon
Leggan, Leggen, Leggin, Liggan, Liggin,
Some of these variations may or may not be true Ligon families. That remains to be researched.

Census Year

Illinois became a state in 1818.
For family details see the County section below. Information may be incomplete.

1820

Randolph County

Families:4
Individuals:24
Heads of families:Louis Legan, Batiste Legan, Louis Legan, Batiste Legan

1830

1840

Fayette County

Families:1
Individuals:6
Heads of families:Jefferson Legon

1850

Cook County

Families:1
Individuals:1
Name variations: Ligan
Places of Birth: England,New York, Illinois

Williamson County

Families:1
Individuals:1
Name variations: Legin
Places of Birth: Tennessee
*or alone in a family

1860

Cook County

Families*: 1
Individuals: 1
Name variations: Leggin
Places of Birth: Vermont
*or alone in a family

Edwards County

Families*: 1
Individuals: 1
Name variations: Legan
Places of Birth: Kentucky
*or alone in a family

Franklin County

Families: 2
Individuals: 7
Name variations: Ligon
Places of Birth: Tennessee

Jasper County

Families*: 1
Individuals: 8
Name variations: Legan
Places of Birth: Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois
*or alone in a family

Stephenson County

Families*: 1
Individuals: 1
Name variations: Legon
Places of Birth: New York
*or alone in a family

Wayne County

Families*: 1
Individuals: 9
Name variations: Legan
Places of Birth: Iowa, Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois
*or alone in a family

Williamson County

Families: 1
Individuals: 2
Name variations: Legan
Places of Birth: Virginia, North Carolina

1870

Champaign County

Families:2
Individuals:10
Name variations:Legan, Leagan
Places of Birth:Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois

Cook County

Families:1
Individuals:3
Name variations:Legan
Places of Birth:Connecticut, New York, Illinois

Crawford County

Families:1
Individuals:1
Name variations:Leagon
Places of Birth:Illinois

Franklin County

Families:2
Individuals:20
Name variations:Ligon
Places of Birth:Tennessee, Illinois

Knox County

Families:1
Individuals:1
Name variations:Legon
Places of Birth:Sweden

Richland County

Families:1
Individuals:6
Name variations:Legan
Places of Birth:Kentucky, Virginia, Illinois

Wayne County

Families:1
Individuals:5
Name variations:Legan
Places of Birth:Kentucky, Illinois

1880

Clark County

Families*: 1
Individuals: 1
Name variations: Legan
Places of Birth: Kentucky
Parents' Places of Birth: Kentucky
*or alone in a family

Crawford County

Families*: 1
Individuals: 8
Name variations: Legan, Legon, Ligon
Places of Birth: Kentucky, Illinois
Parents' Places of Birth: Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, Virginia
*or alone in a family

Edwards County

Families*: 1
Individuals:
Name variations: Ligon
Places of Birth: Illinois
Parents' Places of Birth: Kentucky
*or alone in a family

Franklin County

Families*: 3
Individuals: 14
Name variations: Legan, Ligon
Places of Birth: Tennessee, Illinois
Parents' Places of Birth: Illinois, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia v*or alone in a family

Hamilton County

Families*: 1
Individuals: 5
Name variations: Ligon
Places of Birth: Kentucky
Parents' Places of Birth: Kentucky, Virginia
*or alone in a family

Pike County

Families*: 2
Individuals: 11
Name variations: Legan, Ligon
Places of Birth: Missouri,Kentucky,
Parents' Places of Birth: Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia
*or alone in a family

Wayne County

Families*: 1
Individuals: 5
Name variations: Legan
Places of Birth: Kentucky: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois
Parents' Places of Birth: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois
*or alone in a family

1900

Douglas County

Families:1
Individuals:12
Name variations: Legan/Leegon
Places of Birth: Illinois
Parents' Places of Birth: Virginia, Kentucky

Hancock County

Families:1
Individuals:4
Name variations: Legan
Places of Birth: Illinois
Parents' Places of Birth: Germany, Indiana

Kankakee County

Families*:1
Individuals:1
Name variations: Legin
Places of Birth: Germany,
Parents' Places of Birth: Germany

  • Or singles in another household

Peoria County

Families:1
Individuals:4
Name variations: Legan
Places of Birth: Illinois
Parents' Places of Birth: Ohio, Indiana

Perry County

Families*:1
Individuals:1
Name variations: Legin
Places of Birth: Alabama
Parents' Places of Birth: South Carolina, North Carolina

  • Or singles in another household

Wabash County

Families*:2
Individuals:10
Name variations: Legun, Legin
Places of Birth: Illinois, Indiana
Parents' Places of Birth: Illinois, Indiana

  • Or singles in another household

Wayne County

Families*:1
Individuals:1
Name variations: Legan
Places of Birth: Illinois
Parents' Places of Birth: Illinois

  • Or singles in another household

Will County

Families*:3
Individuals:15
Name variations: Legan
Places of Birth: Illinois, Austria/Poland, Austria,
Parents' Places of Birth: Illinois, Austria/Poland, Austria,

  • Or singles in another household

1910

County Families:
Individuals:
Name variations:
Places of Birth:

1920

County Families:
Individuals:
Name variations:
Places of Birth:

Family Information by Counties

Adams

Alexander

Bond

Boone

Brown

Bureau

Calhoun

Carroll

Cass

Champaign

Christian

Clark

Clay

Clinton

Coles

Cook

Crawford

Cumberland

DeKalb

DeWit

Douglas

DuPage

Edgar

Edwards

Effingham

Fayette

Ford

Franklin - 1860

Jonathan H. Ligon came to Franklin County from Wilson County, Tennessee sometime between 1854 and 1856. Jonathan married Lucinda Jolly in 1837, she had 8 children and died in Tenneseee in 1854. Jonathan married Fenicey Jolly in 1854. Fenicey had 2 more children. Jonathan died in 1859 in Franklin County leaving Fenicey and 4 children still at home. They appear in the 1860 Census in Benton Township. An older son, Richard, also appears a few doros down with his wife Mary S (Couch) Ligon.
Township 6 South, Range 3 East,Dwelling 102/Family 102

  • Fenicy LIGON, age 39, widowed, born in TN
  • Daniel G, 19 TN
  • Jonathan E. 15 TN
  • Benjamin E. 11 TN
  • Emory H. 8/12 IL


Dwelling 99/Family 99: (Jonathan and Lucinda's older son)

  • Richard Ligon, age 21, born in TN
  • Mary S Ligon, age 17, born in TN

Fulton

Gallatin

Greene

Grundy

Hamilton

Hancock

Hardin

Henderson

Henry

Iroquois

Jackson

Jasper

Jefferson

Jersey

JoDaviess

Johnson

Kane

Kankakee

Kendall

Knox

Lake

LaSalle

Lawrence

Lee

Livingston

Logan

Macon

Macoupin

Madison

Marion

Marshall

Mason

Massac

McDonough

McHenry

McLean

Menard

Mercer

Monroe

Montgomery

Morgan

Moultrie

Ogle

Peoria

Perry

Piatt

Pike

Pope

Pulaski

Putnam

Randolph

Richland

Rock Island

St. Clair

Saline

Sangamon

Schuyler

Scott

Shelby

Stark

Stephenson

Tazewell

Union

Vermilion

Wabash

Warren

Washington

Wayne

White

Whiteside

Will

Williamson

Winnebago

Woodford