Colonel Thomas Lygon

Colonel Thomas Lygon (HMB6V)

Location: Chester, VA 23836 Chesterfield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 19.217', W 77° 18.522'

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Colonel Thomas Lygon, who came to the Virginia colony in the early 1640s from Worcestershire, England, patented several large parcels of land on the north bank of the Appomattox River in an area known as The Cowpens, near Mount My Lady, which was then part of Henrico County. It is likely that he lived in this area with his wife Mary Harris and their five children. Lygon served in the House of Burgesses from Henrico County in 1656, as a colonel in the county militia, and as surveyor of the county until his death in 1675.
HM NumberHMB6V
Marker NumberK 203
Year Placed1990
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 10:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 295430 N 4132902
Decimal Degrees37.32028333, -77.30870000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 19.217', W 77° 18.522'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 19' 13.02" N, 77° 18' 31.32" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2701-2753 E Hundred Rd, Chester VA 23836, US
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