John H. Wiggans Commission
B 11
1 oversized folder

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Processed by: Benjamin Clark, October 2005

Biographical Note:

John H. Wiggans was born circa 1826 in Indiana. He was a blacksmith by trade, but was commissioned to be the Justice of the Peace for Franklin County, Indiana by Governor Oliver Perry Morton to serve a four-year term beginning in 1861.

Ancestry Library. 1870 United States Census. 27 Oct. 2005 <>.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains the commission of John H. Wiggans to be the Justice of the Peace for Franklin County, signed by Governor Oliver Perry Morton. Written on the reverse of the commission is Wiggans’ signed oath of office.

Item Listing:

1 folder.  
1861 Apr. 10 Justice of the Peace Commission

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

1 oversized folder

Collection Dates:



E. E. Wiggans, 1 October 1924

Access: This collection is open for research.



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Language Materials are entirely in English

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