Vigal, William W.
Born: 1805-05-14 Jefferson County, Kentucky
Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois
William W. Vigal was a carpenter. In 1820, he moved with his parents from his native Kentucky to Clark County, Indiana. He removed to Illinois in 1828, settling in Sangamon County. In 1850, he was living in Sangamon County with his brother’s family. In 1851, Vigal was a participant in the case of
John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 744; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 212; U.S. Census Office, Ninth Census of the United States (1870), Sangamon County, IL, 2; U.S. Census Office, Tenth Census of the United States (1880), Sangamon County, IL, 20; Webster & Hickox v. Goodman & McAtee, Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009), http://www.lawpracticeofabrahamlincoln.org/Details.aspx?case=140735; Gravestone, Vigal Cemetery, Pawnee, IL.