Wiggins, Samuel

Born: 1788 New York

Flourished: Cincinnati, Ohio

Wiggins was a Cincinnati banker and real estate speculator who loaned the State of Illinois $100,000 in the 1830s. In 1860, he gave his occupation as banker and he claimed an estate worth over $500,000.

U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH, 27; Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 16 November 1833, 2:3.