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Re: Samuel Riggs of about 1796
Posted by: jc (ID *****5058) Date: November 27, 2008 at 10:08:57
In Reply to: Re: Samuel Riggs of about 1796 by Catherine Hodnett of 4090

Caroline, I believe this is your clue:
>>>>"Ray Co., Mo. Probate Records" Mo. Pioneers, Vol 8
Will of William Riggs date 3 Jan. 1828 recorded 14 Jan. 1828 ****Samuel Riggs witness**** Bk. A, p. 40

They MUST be related.
ID: I616061624
Name: Sebrina SPLAWN
Given Name: Sebrina
Surname: Splawn
Sex: F
Birth: 4 Aug. 1805 in Tn.
Death: 7 Feb. 1883 in Grundy Co., Mo.

1850 Census--Caldwell Co., Mo.--District 11
1860 Census--Grundy Co., Mo.--Edinburgh--#790
1870 Census--Neosho Co., Ks.--Big Creek
1880 Census--Grundy Co., Mo.--Taylor Twsp.--#127

1837-1937--Daviess Co., Mo. Centennial Ed. Newspaper--A, p. 9

"Chariton Co., Mo. Land Tax for 1821" Mo. Pioneers, Vol. 5, p. 72
Samuel Riggs

History of Grundy Co., Mo. Birdsall & Dean, p. 659

"Ray Co., Mo. Probate Records" Mo. Pioneers, Vol 8
Will of William Riggs date 3 Jan. 1828 recorded 14 Jan. 1828 Samuel Riggs witness Bk. A, p. 40

Livingston Co., Mo. Deed Books
15 Nov. 1856 BK. H, #476 Peter Goodman and wife Sebrina to Elijah Gats

Father: John SPLAWN b: circa 1783 in Fairfield Co., S.C.
Mother: Eleanor LEIGHTON b: circa 1783 in South Carolina

Marriage 1 Samuel RIGGS b: 22 Feb. 1796
Married: 9 June 1820 in Mo. Terr.
Phoebe RIGGS b: 29 Dec. 1822 in Ray Co., Mo.
Mary RIGGS b: 1 Dec. 1824 in Ray Co., Mo.
John RIGGS b: 8 April 1827 in Ray Co., Mo.
William RIGGS b: 1 Sept. 1829 in Ray Co., Mo.
Isaac RIGGS b: 8 Sept. 1831 in Ray Co., Mo.
Charity (Chantz) RIGGS b: 20 April 1834 in Ray Co., Mo.
Azariah (Ezra) RIGGS b: 7 May 1837 in Ray Co., Mo.
Francis M. RIGGS b: 22 May 1839 in Ray Co., Mo.
Frances RIGGS b: 13 May 1847 in Caldwell Co., Mo.
Sebrina RIGGS b: 26 Dec. 1849 in Caldwell Co., Mo.
Monroe RIGGS b: 4 June 1855 in Caldwell Co., Mo.

Marriage 2 Peter GOODMAN b: 1790 in Pennsylvania
Married: before 1856 in Mo.


This Riggs family lived in Ray Co. MO. Unfortunately, they researcher was interested in one descendant and we don't know Reuben's family names.

ID: I503940712
Name: Reuben RIGGS
Given Name: Reuben
Surname: Riggs
Sex: M
Birth: 12-10-1792 in Ray Co. Missouri
Death: 1-21-1867 in Ray Co. Missouri

Father: Timothy RIGGS II b: 4-4-1760 in Dobson, Suuy NC
Mother: Nancy WELSH b: in Rutherford NC?

Marriage 1 Annie FLETCHER b: 1798
Elisha RIGGS b: 1-24-1824 in Ray Co. Missouri

I would say this is the family of Samuel Riggs. See William (he
ID: I16849
Name: Timothy O. Riggs
Sex: M
Birth: 4 APR 1760 in Dobson, Surry, NC
Death: 1831 in MO

Father: Timothy Riggs b: ABT 1723 in Newark, Essex, NJ
Mother: Sarah Dunkham b: 1736 in Morristown, Morris, NJ

Marriage 1 Nancy Welsh
Married: 14 MAR 1785 in , Rutherford, NC
>>> William Riggs b: 1785 in NC
"Ray Co., Mo. Probate Records" Mo. Pioneers, Vol 8
Will of William Riggs date 3 Jan. 1828 recorded 14 Jan. 1828 Samuel Riggs witness Bk. A, p. 40

Thomas Riggs b: 1787 in Dobson, Surry, NC
>>>> Samuel Riggs b: 1789 in Litchfield, Litchfield, CT
(can't understand whcy Samuel was shown as born in CT?? Can you?)
John Riggs b: 1791
>>> Reuben Riggs b: 10 DEC 1792 in NC
Enoch Riggs b: 1795
Joshua Riggs b: 1797
Hannah Riggs b: 1800
Daniel Riggs b: 16 JUN 1802 in KY

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