I have just recently connected to Ancestry.com and my first encounter was to investigate the name of Dwiggins, which is my wife's maiden name.
I have read all of the posted messages for the Dwiggins name back to 7/18/1999 and we are convinced that some of you Dwiggins who have left messages are related.
Here is a rundown of my wife's relatives as we have been able to obtain.
My wife was born ClaraLee Dwiggins in St. Charles Mo. Her Father was Joseph Dwiggins, Her Grandfather was Joseph Dwiggins Sr who was married to Mary Louise(May)Godfrey
Joseph Sr. was born 6/15/1871 in West Alton Mo. and died 3/11/1940 in St. Charles Mo. His wife Mary Godfrey was born 4/6/1871 and died 12/25/1941 in St. Charles Mo. Both are buried in St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery in St. Charles Mo.
Father of Joseph Sr. was John Joseph Dwiggins, born in Madison county Indiana Twp. L in 1828 and died in St. Charles County Mo. He married Ellen McGinnis on March 3 1850 in Huntington County Indiana
She was born in Ohio in 1830 and died 7/20/1918 in St. Chartles County Mo.
The father of John Joseph was John Dwiggins
born in 1808 in North Carolina. He married Rebecca last name unknown. She was born in 1810 in North Carolina.
The children of John Dwiggins were John Joseph Dwiggins, Mariah Dwiggins, Joseph Dwiggins born 1832 in Indiana, Norval Dwiggins born 1843, David Dwiggins born 1845.
Children of John Joseph Dwiggins were, Solomon Dwiggins, born 1853 in Indiana. James Monroe Dwiggins, born 3/4/1857 in West Alton Mo. Francis Dwiggins born 1860, Margaret L.Dwiggins born 1861. She married Benjimin Rockenbaugh 4/7/1878 in St. Charled County Mo. Mary Dwiggins borm 1865. John jr Dwiggins born 1866. Viola Dwighgins born 1868 Joseph sr Dwiggins born 6/15/1871 in West Alton Mo died 3/11/1940 in St. Charles Mo.
Joseph Dwiggins born 1832 in Indiana He married Virginia Howard.
Children of Joseph and Virginia were Bernard Dwiggins born 1855
Mary E. Dwiggins born in 1857
Margaret L. Dwiggins born 1861
Children of Joseph Dwiggins and Mary Godfrey are Irene May Dwiggins, born 5/1/1893 in Portage des Sioux Mo. she dies 5/8/1893
John Sidney Dwiggins born 8/4/1894 in West Alton Mo died 1/28/1977 William Earl Dwiggins born 11/11/1896 in West Alton Mo. died 11/19/1974 Charles Francis Dwiggins born 9/21/1899 in West Alton Mo died 6/28/1985 Joseph Edward Dwiggins (Clara's dad) born 8/7/1902 in West Alton Mo died 3/11/1964 in Alton Illinois. Howard John Dwiggins born 3/18/1905 in West Alton Mo. Died 4/16/1976 Gladys Lucille Dwiggins born 9/3/1912 in St. Charles Mo still living.
I hope this will be of some value to someone and if you are connected please let us know
Joe and ClaraLee