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Re: Sherman Riggs and Eliza Baldwin
Posted by: Frank Gruber (ID *****0681) Date: October 10, 2008 at 12:51:31
In Reply to: Sherman Riggs and Eliza Baldwin by beth kitchin of 4090

After searching through my archives I found Sherman Riggs obituary.
The Portsmouth Times, Portsmouth, Ohio
Monday, May 10, 1937
Page: 21, Col: 1

Sherman Riggs, 71, died at 10:15 p.m. Sunday at his home at Ga??? and Vine streets in New Boston. He had long been ill with complications.
His wife, Mrs. Eliza Riggs, died on Oct. 17, 1936.

Mr. Riggs who for years was employed by the Norfolk & Western Railway is survived by five sons, James Riggs, of Harrisonville avenue, Rotch Riggs of Rhodes avenue,
Pete Riggs of Gai?????, Clyde Riggs of Stan?? avenue and Bruce Riggs of West S?i?;
a sister, Mrs. Minnie F????? of Adams county and a brother, John Riggs of Maple Grove, O.
Nineteen grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted in Sewards' funeral home in New Boston at 2 p.m., Tuesday ????? ?? in charge of Rev. Cal??? Harris. Interment will be in Greenlawn cemetery.
The body will remain at the funeral home.
Should you desire a copy of the actual obit, email me at


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