Descendants of Green Leggroan

Compiled by I. Marc Carlson

I have not verified all these sources.  Be careful.  I would like to thank Celia Simmons for her supplying some of the original articles for this research.


1. Green Leggroan b. ABT 1815, (son of slaves) m. 1843, in Mississippi, Hetta/Hetty _____.   1. Valued at $500 in David G. Lagrone Estate papers. Hetta/Hetty: 1. Valued at $400 in David G. Lagrone Estate papers.

Children:

 + 2.    i Amanda Leggroan b. 1 Jan 1844.
 + 3.     ii Ned Leggroan b. ABT 1840.
    4.     iii Green ("Young Green") Leggrone. 1. Valued at $1200 in David G. Lagrone Estate papers.


Second Generation

2. Amanda Leggroan b. 1 Jan 1844, Noxubee Co., Mississippi, m. 4 May 1858, in Noxubee Co., Mississippi, Samuel Davidson Chambers, b. 21 May 1831, Pickens Co., Alabama, d. ? ___ 1929, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. Amanda died ? ___ 1925, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. 1. Valued at $1000 in David G. Lagrone Estate papers. Samuel: 1. Converted to Mormanism in 1844 in Mississippi. He moved with his family to Utah in 1870. He is considered by some to have been a Mormon Deacon.

Children:

   5.    i Peter Chambers.

3. Ned Leggroan b. ABT 1840, m. (1) F. ____, b. Alabama, d. ? ___ 1868, m. (2) Susan Reid or Gray. Ned died Idaho Falls, Bonneville Co., Idaho. 1. Valued at $1200 in David G. Lagrone Estate papers.

Children:

+ 6.    i Henry A. Leggroan b. 1864.
   7.    ii Martha Leggroan b. ABT 1870, m. (1) 1889, William Roberts, m. (2) John Francis Stevens.
   8.    iii George Leggroan b. 1874.
   9.    iv Louis B. Leggroan b. 8 Nov 1875, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, m. 1899, Nettie James.
  10.    v Ida L. Leggroan b. 1878.
+ 11.    vi Edward Leggroan b. 1878.
   12.    vii James Leggroan b. 1882.
   13.    viii Margaret Leggroan b. ABT 1883, <Union, Salt Lake Co., Utah>, m. (1) Joel Brooks, m. (2) George W. Stevens.
  14.    ix David Leggroan b. 1884.
  15.    x Mary Susan Leggroan b. 15 Jan 1892, Honeydale, Canyon Co., Idaho, m. 20 Oct 1909, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville Co., Idaho, Thomas George Tanner.

Third Generation

6. Henry A. Leggroan b. 1864, Alabama, m. Esther James.

Children:

   16.    i Hyrum Leggroan b. 3 May 1889, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, m. Nancy Caroline Bankhead, b. 18 Feb 1890, Wellsville, Cache Co., Utah, d. 25 Aug 1990. Nancy: 1. SSDI - 528-32-3189
   17.    ii Sarah Ann Leggroan b. 6 Jan 1893, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, d. ? Dec 1969. 1. SSDI 529-24-6652
+ 18.    iii Benjamin Franklynn ("Ben") Leggroan b. 26 Sep 1895.
  19.     iv Henrietta Leggroan b. ABT 1895, <Wellsville, Cache Co., Utah>, m. Nathan Bankhead.
  20.    v Gilbert Leggroan b. 1898.
  21.    vi Edward Leggroan b. 20 May 1903, Wilford, Salt Lake, Utah, d. ? Jun 1966. 1. SSDI - 528-03-5538
  22.    vii Russell Leggroan b. 30 Dec 1915, Wilford, Salt Lake, Utah, d. ? Apr 1971. 1. SSDI 528-30-5537

11. Edward Leggroan b. 1878, m. (1) Ruffin, m. (2) Blanche Flake, m. (3) Eleanor Gray.

Children:

  23.  i Mame Leggroan.

Fourth Generation

  18.    Benjamin Franklynn ("Ben") Leggroan b. 26 Sep 1895, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, m. Cecelia ("Celia") Bankhead, b. 25 Dec 1895, d. ? Mar 1981. Benjamin died ? - May 1966, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. (I'm guessing that this is where he goes) 1. SSDI - 529-01-9151 Cecelia: 1. SSDI - 529-30-3288

Children:

  24.    i Raymond Don Leggroan b. 22 Aug 1926, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, m. Virginia ____, b. 8 Mar 1935, d. 28 Aug 1990, Utah. Raymond died ? May 1973, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. 1. SSDI - 529-18-9244 Virginia: 1. SSDI - 529-38-8689
  25.    ii Jack Leggroan b. 26 Jan 1924, <Salt Lake City, Utah>, d. MAY 1994, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.
  26.    iii Florence Leggroan m. Lawrence.
  27.    iv Lucy G. Leggroan.
  28.    v Wanda A. Leggroan m. Jimmy Crawford.
+ 29.   vi Jack Leggroan b. 17 Oct 1919.

Fifth Generation

  29. Jack Leggroan b. 17 Oct 1919, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, m. Dorothyea Slokum/Slocum, b. 15 Mar 1923, Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska, d. ? May 1978, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. Jack died ? Dec 1982, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. 1. SSDI - 529-01-7345 1. Mormon Settler - [Linamarie Knittle Johnson] Dorothyea: 1. SSDI - 529-48-6360

Children:

  30.    i Debbie Leggroan b. 25 Sep 19??.
  31.    ii Dorothea Leggroan m. Michael W. Johnson.
  32.    iii Earl Leggroan b. 25 Aug 1944, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, d. 4 Sep 1969, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah. 1. SSDI - 528-61-1528
  33.    iv Jack Leggroan b. 19 Oct 19???.
  34. v Robert ("Bobby") Leggroan d. AGE 3.

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Genealogy of the Lagrone families - Descendants of Green Leggroan, as compiled by I. Marc Carlson, Last Update: 17 October 2000. Copyright 2000 This page is given for the free exchange of information, provided the compiler's name is included in all future revisions, and no money change hands, other than as expressed in the Copyright Page.