Searching for information on the family of Daniel (David) Richard BIGGS and Eliza Ann P. BENGE. Sometime after 1850 Daniel apparently left his family. Does anyone know what became of him? Eliza then remarried. Thanks for any help.
1. Daniel (David) Richard Biggs, born abt. 1830 in , TN. He married on 1 Jul 1849 in , Clay, KY, Eliza Ann P. Benge, born Mar 1835 in , Clay, KY; died 20 Aug 1904, daughter of John (Jackie) Benge and Philadelphia Harrison.
Notes for Daniel (David) Richard BIGGS
!MARRIAGE: Marriage record book #1, file 10, Clay County Courthouse, Manchester, KY
!CENSUS: 1850 US Census, Clay County, KY, Clay County Historical Society,
!QUERY: 'CCAN', Nov 1996, pg 70
!DEATH: Grandson Richard Reid's life insurance policy states under cause of
death 'I don't know him, he left this country years ago'.
Notes for Eliza Ann P. BENGE
!CENSUS: 1860 US Census, Clay County, KY, #888, Clay County Historical Society
1870 US Census, Clay County KY, #19, pct #2, Clay County Historical Society,
1880 US Census vol 6, ED 23, sht 30, line 25, #248-274, Clay Co, KY, Soundex T750-6
1900 US Census, Clay Co, KY, #270-284, Eliza has had 11 children, 6 of whom are living.
!MARRIAGE: Marriage #2, 'Clay Co., KY Marriage book 1, 1807-1859', by Collett
!DEATH: Grandson Richard Reid's life insurance policy gives Eliza's age at
death at 68.
Children of Daniel (David) Richard BIGGS and Eliza Ann P. BENGE were as follows:
+ 2 i Nancy Ann2 Biggs , born 4 Jun 1854 in Benge, Clay, KY. She married William Reid .
2. Nancy Ann2 Biggs  (Daniel (David) Richard1), born 4 Jun 1854 in Benge, Clay, KY; died 16 Dec 1946 in Manchester, Clay, KY; buried in , Manchester, Clay, KY. She married on 24 Dec 1876 in , Clay, KY, William Reid , born 12 Jun 1854 in Manchester, Clay, KY; died 20 Mar 1911 in , Clay, KY; buried 22 Mar 1911 in Reid cem, Manchester, Clay, KY, son of James Washington Reid (Sr.)  and Sophia Garrard .
Notes for Nancy Ann BIGGS
!BIRTH: Reid family Bible
!CENSUS: 1860 US Census, Clay County KY, Clay County Historical Society
1870 US Census, Clay County KY, Clay County Historical Society, Manchester, KY
1920 US Census, Sidell, Clay County, KY, widowed, living with son, Ford
!DEATH: Tombstone, 1900 USA
Grave is located off of Greenbriar road, behind the Pleasant Run Baptist
Church, on top of the hill behind the fenced Sandlin Graveyard. She is the only Reid buried here. At the time of here death she was living with Jake and Lucy Sandlin according to Rollie Reid and Catherine Hollin, 6/94.
Death Cert searched for by Frankfort, KY Vital Statistics, but not found.
Notes for William REID
!BIRTH: Reid family Bible. Also Life insurance policy of William Reid. This
policy states that William had Typhoid Fever at age 19 and also had malaria.
It states that one of William's brother's died at age 33 from Typhoid Fever.
!MARRIAGE: Clay County Courthouse, KY, marriage record file #19 and LDS film
!CENSUS: 1880 US Census, Clay County, KY, Soundex T750, roll 63, Census vol 6, sheet 42, E.D. 25, line 3, #332-347, occupation: farming
1895 Clay Co. School census, school #86
1900 US Census, Clay County, E.D. 28, sheet number 2, line 30, occupation:
1910 US Census, Clay County, Manchester, Green Briar Road, reel 471, E.D. 46, sheet 6B, line 72, occupation: farmer. Nancy is the mother of 12 children, 10 living.
!OCCUPATION: All census information lists William as a farmer. The William Reid Fee Bill Book shows that William was a Deputy Sheriff of Clay County during the 1890's.
!ACTIVITIES: Miscellaneous loose receipts show that William was Secretary of the Manchester Masonic Lodge #316 A F & A M during the 1890's.
!RELIGION: Miscellaneous Wm Reid Church records show that Wm was secretary of
the Oneida Baptist Assn 1907-1910. Records include a 15 Oct 1910 liscence to
preach to Wm Reid from the Rev. Thomas Murrell.
!TAX LIST: 1894 Dist #1, Manchester, 254 acres, total property $1610
!DEATH: Reid family Bible and tombstone. Also, letter from son Richard to
William of 28 Feb 1911 discusses his father's illness.
Will written 19 Mar 1909, amended 13 May 1909 and executed 15 Nov 1911 in Clay Co, KY. Will book #3, pgs 60 & 61.
Death Certificate, Vital Statistics, Frankfort, KY.www.uky.edu
'KY 1911-1986 Death Index', vol 15, cert 05942, deathvol 11, Wm Reid, age 56