Originally Posted by SandyD
This is the family. My earliest known Midgett ancestor had several sons. My line comes from his third son. My Midgetts left NC early ... by the 1820s they were in middle TN ... and by the 1840s they were in Jersey Co IL. But they all trace back to the same guy, as far as we can tell, who first appeared over hear in the 1690s.
The Mighty Midgetts of Chicamacomico
The more I thought about it, the more the name Midgett sounded familiar - there is still a Midgett Realty service on Hatteras. I don't know how I had forgotten that, but I'm sure I saw their signs around the area.