From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883." page 279, Prairie Township, White County, Indiana
"WILSON SHIGLEY was born in Greene County, Ohio, June 22, 1823, and is the third of the ten children of JOHN and ANNIE SHIGLEY, natives respectively of Virginia and Ohio. In 1826, the family came to Tippecanoe County, this State, and there WILSON was reared on the home farm, caring for his parents in their age and remaining with them until their death. He was married, in this county, to LUCY E. STEWARD, daughter of HIRAM STEWARD, a farmer; for two years kept house in the village of Chauncy, and then moved upon his present farm of 180 acres in 1865; he has put forty acres under cultivation, and chiefly raises corn. He keeps from eight to ten horses and from twenty to thirty hogs. His children are three in number, and are named HENRY M., MYRTLE and NELLIE M."