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Re: NEW HAMPSHIRE DIGGINS
Posted by: Susan Nass (ID *****9061) Date: May 18, 2007 at 14:59:10
In Reply to: NEW HAMPSHIRE DIGGINS by lynne diggins of 240

Hello Lynne,

I have NO connection to your family. Saw your query and did some searching. These are your ancestors. This is what I have found:

1930 United States Federal Census
about Albert F Diggins
Name: Albert F Diggins
Home in 1930: Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire
Age: 33
Estimated birth year: abt 1897
Birthplace: New Hampshire
Relation to Head of House: Son-in-law
Spouse's name: Delina
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
Desire J Levesque 53, head, married at 25, b. Canada French, parents b. Canada French, immigrated 1888, box maker, box and lumber co.
Delina Levesque 41, married at 17, immigrated 1890, b. Canada French
Raoul D Levesque 16, son, b. New Hampshire
Roger Levesque 12, son, b. New Hampshire
Jeanne M Levesque 10, daughter, b. New Hampshire
Juliet Levesque 4 11/12, daughter, b. New Hampshire
Claudia Rhaume 54, sister-in-law, single, b. Canada French, immigrated 1890,
Albert F Diggins 33, son-in-law, married at 29, b. New Hampshire, parents b. Ireland-Northern, shoe maker, shoe shop
Delina Diggins 25, wife, married at 21, b. New Hampshire
Lucile G Diggins 2 8/12, daughter
Albert F Diggins 3 2/12, son

11 Barker Avenue

Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; Roll: 1303; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 100; Image: 760.0.
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1920 United States Federal Census
about Albert Diggins
Name: Albert Diggins
Home in 1920: Nashua Ward 6, Hillsborough, New Hampshire
Age: 23 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1897
Birthplace: New Hampshire
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's name: Thomas
Father's Birth Place: Ireland
Mother's name: Margaret
Mother's Birth Place: Ireland
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Household Members: Name Age
Thomas Diggins 51, head, immigrated unknown, b. Ieland, machinist, machine shop
Margaret Diggins 49, wife, b. Ireland
John P Diggins 25, son, b. New Hampshire, laborer, telephone
Albert Diggins 23, son, b. New Hampshire, laborer, shoe shop
Paul Diggins 21, son, b. New Hampshire, laborer, railroad
Mary Diggins 9<19>, daughter, b. New Hampshire, general work, office
Herbert Diggins 14, son, b. New Hampshire
Dorothy Diggins 9, daughter, b. New Hampshire
Leon Gagnon 28, son-in-law, b. New Hampshire, parents b. Canada French, laborer, shoe shop
Katherine, wife (daughter), 27, b. New Hampshire, parents b. Ireland, laborer, shoe shop
Ernest, son, b. New Hampshire

17 Kinsley

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Nashua Ward 6, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; Roll: T625_1011; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 145; Image: 814.
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1910 United States Federal Census
about Albert Diggins
Name: Albert Diggins
Age in 1910: 13
Estimated birth year: abt 1897
Birthplace: New Hampshire
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's name: Thomas
Father's Birth Place: Ireland
Mother's name: Margaret
Mother's Birth Place: Ireland
Home in 1910: Nashua Ward 5, Hillsborough, New Hampshire
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age
Thomas Diggins 40, Head, married 20 yrs, b. Ieland, immigrated 1885, laborer, street dept.
Margaret Diggins 39, wife, married 20 yrs, 10 children, 8 living in 1910, b. Ireland, immigrated 1885
Margeret Diggins 19, daughter, b. New Hampshire
Katherine Diggins 17, daughter
John Diggins 16, son
Albert Diggins 13, son
Mary Diggins 10, daughter
Paul Diggins 12, son
Helen Diggins 8, daughter
Herbert Diggins 4, son

31 High Street

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Nashua Ward 5, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; Roll: T624_863; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 166; Image: 1225.
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World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Albert Francis Diggins
Name: Albert Francis Diggins
City: 31 High, Nashua
County: Hillsborough
State: New Hampshire
Birthplace: New Hampshire;United States of America
Birth Date: 30 Oct 1896
Roll: 1711720
DraftBoard: 1

Father b. Glambey, Kerry, Ireland
Employer: E. E. Taylor Co, Nashua, NH
Nearest relative: Thomas Diggins, 21 High, Nashua
Medium tall, medium build, blue eyes, dark brown hair
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Social Security Death Index
about Albert Diggins
Name: Albert Diggins
SSN: 002-09-4029
Last Residence: 03060 Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States of America
Born: 8 Nov 1896
Died: Jul 1970
State (Year) SSN issued: New Hampshire (Before 1951 )

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Daniel M. Diggins

Vietnam War veteran

Daniel M. Diggins, 59, of Amador City, Calif., formerly of Nashua, N.H., died April 29, 2006, with his wife and his daughters by his side, following a four-month illness.

Mr. Diggins was born Sept. 5, 1947, in Nashua, son of the late Albert and Lena (Levesque) Diggins.

He was the husband of Pam Diggins, with whom he shared 15 years of marriage.

He graduated from Nashua High School in 1965, and from Green Mountain College in Colorado. He served his country in the Vietnam War.

Mr. Diggins worked in accounting, and loved building new homes for his family.

Mr. Diggins was predeceased by a brother, Albert Diggins, a brother-in-law, George Clark, and a nephew, Michael Dupont.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Nikki and Leah; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Ellen Diggins of Bedford, Thomas and Arline Diggins of St. Cloud, Fla., Roland and Bernice Diggins, and Roger and Treva Diggins of Nashua; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Lucille Clark, Gloria and Edward Savage, and Doris and Wilfred Dupont, all of Nashua, and Patricia and Kenneth Rodgers of West Springfield; a sister-in-law, Adrienne Diggins of Nashua; aunts, uncles, and three generations of nieces and nephews.

The North Sacramento Funeral Home in Sacramento, Calif., was in charge of arrangements.

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1910 United States Federal Census
about Desire Levesque,
Name: Desire Levesque
Age in 1910: 30
Estimated birth year: abt 1880
Birthplace: Canada French
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Canada French
Mother's Birth Place: Canada French
Spouse's name: Lena
Home in 1910: Nashua Ward 3, Hillsborough, New Hampshire
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Year of Immigration: 1898

Household Members: Name Age
Desire Levesque 30, Head, marriage 1, married 6 yrs, b. Canada French, carpenter, box shop
Lena Levesque 23, wife, marriage 1, married 6 yrs, 4 children, 1 living 1910, b. Canada French
Leara <Lena on census> Levesque 5, daughter, b.
Charles Rioux 68, father-in-law, widower, b. Canada French, immigratef 1897? 1887?
Claudia Rioux 34, sister-in-law, single, b. Canada French, immigrated 1897

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Nashua Ward 3, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; Roll: T624_863; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 163; Image: 1126
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1920 United States Federal Census
about Desire Levesque
Name: Desire Levesque
Home in 1920: Nashua Ward 7, Hillsborough, New Hampshire
Age: 42 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1878
Birthplace: Canada
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Delina
Father's Birth Place: Canada
Mother's Birth Place: Canada
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Male
Home owned: Rent
Year of Immigration: 1888
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Household Members: Name Age
Desire Levesque 42, Head, b. Canada French, box maker, box factory
Delina Levesque 32, wife, b. Canada French
Delina Levesque 15, daughter
Powel Levesque 6, son
Rogers Levesque 1 7/12
John A Levesque 7/12

18 Kean Street

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Nashua Ward 7, Hillsborough, New Hampshire; Roll: T625_1011; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 147; Image: 909.
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World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Desire Levesque
Name: Desire Levesque
City: 112 Brake Street, Nashua
County: Hillsborough
State: New Hampshire
Birth Date: 1 Nov 1876
Race: White
Roll: 1711720
DraftBoard: 1

Born: PQ, Quebec
Nearest Relative: Delina (Rheames? Rheroome? (very hard to read)Levesque, 112 Brake Street, Nashua
Medium tall, medium build, blue eyes, black hair
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Regards,
Susan Nass
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