William Robert Ligon was the son of William D. Ligon & Elizabeth S. Taylor. William D. Ligon was born 26 Nov 1808 Powhatan Co. VA. Both are buried in Clay co. MO. He was the son of Leonard "Seth" Ligon & Jannett Mayo. William D. had brothers Leonard Ligon born 11 Jan 1790 married Elizabeth Atkinson both died in Clay Co. MO he came to MO first. Joseph Seth Ligon born abt. 1798 married and stayed in VA. Richard T. Ligon & wife Martha came to Clay Co. MO and both died there. Charles Seth Ligon married Virginia C. Harrison (my great grand parents)they also came to Clay Co. MO. Both died in MO. Also two sisters both married 1815 & 1816 stayed in VA.