January 25, 2003
SW FL Pioneers
P.O. Box 274
Boca Grande FL 33921
Dear Wiggins and Summerall cousins,
I have researched our Wiggins and Summerall ancesters since 1972. Will share info with you. My paternal great-grandfather was Andrew Jackson Wiggins (AJW) b.1826 in GA, d.1897. m Eliza A. Summerall (EAS) b.1853 Ten Thousand Islands, FL. Left FL and d. 1917 in Paris,TX. AJW left a son, William Wiggins (17 yrs old) behind in FL when he moved. William was from his 1st marriage.He was raised and educated by a doctor and AJW lost clontact with this son. William had a son named William Raleigh Wiggins.WRW lived in Ft. Myers FL. EAS' father was David Joseph Summerall (DJS) b. GA. He married Elizabeth Douglas (ED), also b. GA. DJS father was Thomas Summerall(TS). TS father was Jesse Summerall (Revolutionary War soldier). DJS and ED's daughter, Eliza Summerall married Andrew Jackson Wiggins c.1866.
My great-grandparents, Eliza Summerall and Andrew Jackson Wiggins were parents of Nancy Jane Wiggins, who married George G Derrick. Nancy and George were my grandparents. Their son, John G Derrick, was b. 1906 in Paris TX and d. 1972 in St Louis MO. He married Nora I Payne in 1924 in Tupelo MS. She d. 1955 St Louis MO. They were my parents.
I am L. Irene Derrick b. 4/25/1925 in Tupelo MS. I married Lowell Turner, b. 5/24/1929 in Onowa, Iowa.
My son is L. Kevin Turner. (skypainter).
Write me snail mail or contact my son, Kevin Skypainter on the internet.
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