Posted By:jc
Subject:Re: Riggs Family in Cambell Co. and Knox Co
Post Date:September 15, 2008 at 20:09:01
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It would be helpful if you named the spouses. Do you know their names? Warm Regards, Jane
ID: I547636108
Name: Thomas Sr. RIGGS
Given Name: Thomas Sr.
Surname: Riggs
Sex: M
Birth: Abt 1802 in KY or SC
Death: 16 Sep 1867 in Medina River, Bandera Co., TX
Note: Had 10 children with Rhoda Casey Riggs. Another son, John Riggs and his wife were killed by Indians in Coryell Co. TX in 1859 (near Belton between Dallas and Fort Worth now.)

Marriage 1 Rhoda CASEY b: Abt 1802 in Ireland, GA
William Carol RIGGS b: 30 Oct 1823 in Marion Ala

ID: I547512804
Name: William Carol RIGGS
Given Name: William Carol
Surname: Riggs
Sex: M
Birth: 30 Oct 1823 in Marion Ala
Death: 22 Jan 1872 in Cornhill, Williamson Co, TX
Most likely, father was Thomas Riggs Sr. (b: abt 1802). Married Naoma Flanery/Flannery. They had three girls that all married Whiteley boys! One son, William A. Riggs married Martha A.
1. Mattie Elizabeth Riggs/James Clark Whiteley Jr.- my great grands)
2. Eliza Lou Riggs/John Richard Whiteley
3. Naomi Harriet Riggs/Jacob Henderson Whiteley
4. William A Riggs/Martha A (see Naoma Riggs 1880 Bell County census).

Father: Thomas Sr. RIGGS b: Abt 1802 in KY or SC
Mother: Rhoda CASEY b: Abt 1802 in Ireland, GA

Marriage 1 Naomi Harriet FLANNERY b: 12 Apr 1831 in Arkansas
Mattie Elizabeth RIGGS b: 9 Apr 1864 in White Co., AR