D/base: Massachusetts Soldiers & Sailors in the War of the Revolution 17 Vols:
Vol 5, p 659:
FIGG, Thomas, Matross, Capt William Pierce's Co, Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt.; muster rolls for Sept-Nov 1778; dated Providence; also, Capt Pierce's co, Col. John Crane's (also given Col. Harrison's) regt; muster rolls for Dec, 1778, dated Providence; also, Capt Pierce's Co, Col Crane's regt; muster rolls for Jan and Feb 1779 Providence; enlisted Dec 20, 1776; enlistment, 3 years.
NO Providence, Ma-- so is it Provicence, RI???
This Thomas Figg is of the age to be the brother of John Figg Sr b 1740; d Dec 1839-Jan 1840 Nelson Co, Ky; m #2 Elizabeth Mitchell 1790 Berkeley Co, Va- my 4th Gpts 3xs.VERY interested in the FIGG/FIG/FIGGE/FIGGS famliy anywhere!!!
A son of this Thomas COULD be William FIGG 1830 Cen Glouchester Co, VA:
1830 Cen Glouchester Co, VA
William FIGG - p 168 m 2000000010000 f 0120020000000
James FIGG - pg 169 m 1100010000000 f 2010011000000
FIGG, James? Julius(hard to read)- p 169 m 1100010000000 f 0111010000000
Database: Virginia Navy in the Revolution; p 202: Hobday, Francis, of Glouchester Co, Pilot. Entered service early in 1778, and continued to the end of war (Henry, Tarter and Dragon). Piloted the French Fleet in to the York River, and when they went away he piloted some of the French vessels that remained. LBP. Testimony of Henry Hobday, Watlington Buchanan and WM FIGG. Hoges, Joseph. War 5, 89. (Norfolk). Hog, Charles, H.D. 1833-34, Doc. 33, 13. Hodgen, Matthew. War 5, 88.
William Waltlinger Buchanan filed for a pension for services in the Rev War (several references to this pension app).
Found W. Buchanan listed in "Petitions of the Early Inhabitants of Ky to the Gen Assy of Va 1769-1778: Wmsburg, Nov 28, 1778W. Buchanan.
Could not find Wm W. Buchanan in Glouchester Co, Va in 1830.Apparently in Laurance Co, KY- at least, one is listed.All same person??
No FIGG (sic) mgs in Glouchester Co, VA. to 1850 file on ancestry.com.