Orangeburgh District Migrations

Migration of Nicholas ZEIGLER

1. Nicholas ZEIGLER, born 1778 in South Carolina; died 11 Feb 1841 in Autauga County, Alabama He married (1) [---] [---]; (2) Mildred [---] , born abt 1805 in South Carolina.

Children of Nicholas ZEIGLER and [---] [---] were as follows:

a. Catherine ZEIGLER, born 10 May 1797 in South Carolina; died 3 Jun 1824 in Crawford County, Georgia. She married William DENT, born in Lexington County, South Carolina; died in Madison County, Tennessee.

b. William ZEIGLER, born 15 Nov 1799 in Orangeburg District, South Carolina; died 11 Jun 1824 in Crawford County, Georgia. He married unknown. He owned three plantations and was buried in an elaborate gravesite at Rosehill Cemetery in Macon, Bibb County, GA. There is also monument there to his sister Catherine Zeigler DENT. There is no record of a marriage for William, but in his will of 1855, he named three children by his slave Mary leaving them $100,000, as well as about $80,000 to each of his three siblings or their heirs. He conveniently named all his siblings and half-siblings in his extensive will.

c. Henry ZEIGLER, born abt 1802 in South Carolina; died in Autauga County, Alabama. He married Madalena ZEIGLER, born 1800 in South Carolina; died aft 1860, daughter of John Jacob ZEIGLER and Anne Catherine WANNAMAKER.

d. Lewis ZEIGLER, born abt 1803 in South Carolina; died aft 1860. He married Sarah ZEIGLER, born abt 1805 in South Carolina, daughter of John Jacob ZEIGLER and Anne Catherine WANNAMAKER. Lewis migrated to Autauga Co. AL 1830-1850 census Autauga Co. AL, 1860 census Jackson Parrish, LA.

Children of Nicholas ZEIGLER and Mildred [---] were as follows:

e. Louisa ZEIGLER, born 20 Oct 1820 in South Carolina; died 18 Jul 1862 in Autauga County, Alabama. She married William T. HALL.

f. Edward Jefferson ZEIGLER, born abt 1822 in South Carolina. He married on 4 Dec 1844 in Autauga County, Alabama Caroline C.BOOTH.

g. Caroline ZEIGLER, born abt 1829; died in Autauga County, Alabama. She married on 28 Jul 1842 in Autauga County, Alabama Thomas H. HALL.

h. David George Washington ZEIGLER, born abt 1838 in Alabama. He married on 21 Mar 1857 in Autauga County, Alabama Martha DAVIS.

Information provided by Gene Jeffries 11 Apr 2000.


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