I'm afraid I do not have enough information to perform a search.
Census records exist to 1930, so if Jess and Lois were married after that date, they and their children cannot be found on the census record.
How old is Michael? Was Jackie older or younger? Was Jackie an adult when he died? I found this record. Could this be Michael's father?
It would help if I knew his father's approximate date of birth and his mother's approximate date of birth.
Is this Michael's father? When did his father pass away?
1930 United States Federal Census
about Jess Riggs
Name: Jess Riggs
Home in 1930: District 5, Campbell, Tennessee
Estimated birth year: abt 1924
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Charley
Mother's Name: Sarah
Age at first marriage:
Parents' birthplace: View image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Charley Riggs 32
Sarah Riggs 32
Lena Riggs 14
George W Riggs 9 9/12
Jess Riggs 5 6/12
JESSE A RIGGS 10 Sep 1924 14 May 2009 (V) 37766 (La Follette, Campbell, TN) (none specified) 414-28-8449 Tennessee
Is this a relative?
September 3 2004
Charles Daniel Riggs, age 67 of LaFollette died September 3 at his home. He was of the Church of God Faith. He loved to piddle with mechanics and enjoyed fishing. He was preceded in death by one great grandchild; parents, John Bailey and Nancy Jane Ford Riggs. He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Pam Riggs and Carlos and Karen Riggs; son, Teddy Riggs; daughter, Karen Riggs; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren; brothers, Henderson, Gary Lee, and Cecil Archer all of LaFollette; George Riggs of MI; sisters, Dorothy Bolinger and Alma Jean Daugherty both of LaFollette; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were Sept. 5 in the Chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Junior Dilbeck and Rev. George Asbury officiating. Interment was in Bakers Forge Cemetery. Martin Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.Larry Joe Seiber, age 56 of Lake City died Sept. 2. He was a member of the Cumberland Mtn. "Swag" Church on Vowell Mountain. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and son. He loved working on cars and going fishing. He was preceded in death by his brother, Little Joe Seiber; nephew, Mattthew Nelson. He is survived by his wife, Linda Sue Burris of Lake City; daughters, Michelle
Jones and husband, Eddie of Lake City, Tammy Patton and husband, Kenny of Andersonville, Sherrie Adkins and husband, Glenn of Ohio, Michelle Seiber of West Virginia and Spring Seiber of West Virginia; sons, Larry Joe Seiber, Jr. of Ohio and Steven Seiber of Lake City; grandchildren, Patricia Hicks of Jacksboro, Justin Price of Oak Ridge, Brittany Jones and Coty Jones of Lake City, Zachary Norman of Andersonville, Matthew Seiber, Harley, Jesse and Julie Coutler of West Virginia; mother, Rosa Byrd and husband, Roy of Lake City; father, Joe Seiber and wife, Martha of Briceville; sister, Thressia Dolin of West Virginia, Beverly Bourgeois of Petros, Lena WIlliasm and Sheena Adkins, both of Alabama, Kathy Lively, Faye Elbell and Robin Hawkins, all of Lake City, Frankie Bradford ,Joddy Spears, both of Clinton, Maggie Marlow and Penny Baker, both of Knoxville; brothers, Terry Seiber, Dean Seiber, David Marlow, all of Lake City, Charles Kesterson of LaFollette and Timmy Marlow of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were Sept. 6 in the Cumberland Mtn. "Swag" Church on Vowell Mountain with Rev. Jason McKamey and Rev. Eric Gibby officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
The Lafollette Press
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Subject: [ETN] Re: Gideon MORRIS of Jefferson CO. TN. 1830............
> This is what I have on Gideon MORRIS from various sources.......Most on a
> sheet with note: Contributed by Mrs. Clifford (Gladys) MILLER of
> City, TN (year 1988 written in margin of page)
> Gideon MORRIS, Sr. was born ca 1745 NC or VA (OR possibly NJ) and died in
> 1798 in Jefferson County (now Hamblen), Tennessee. He married ca 1769
> RIGGS, (Jennet was probably the daughter of Edward RIGGS??????) who died
> before 1829 in Jefferson County (now Hamblen), Tennessee. Parents of
> may have been John and Elizabeth MORRIS. Gideon MORRIS served in the
> American Revolutionary War, signed the Watauga Petition 1776, was a
> Minister and a farmer. He owned land in Washington, Greene and Jefferson
> Counties. He was granted 400 acres of land from the state of NC in the
> County of Greene, (now Hamblen). A part of this 400 acres, he gave to
> the Town of Morristown, which is named after the MORRIS family.
> Known children of Gideon MORRIS and Jennet Riggs MORRIS were:
> 1. John MORRIS, born 18 Nov 1770 and died 06 July 1843. He married 10
> 1811 to Rachel REECE in Jefferson Co, TN. The sheet I am taking this
> information from states that John had to have been married before, because
> the 1830 census he had a son 20--30 years old, and he had only been
> to his wife Rachel 18 years at that time..........
> 2. Elizabeth MORRIS, born ca 1772 and died before 1817. Married ca 1790
> man named HURST (maybe Hiram HURST)......
> 3. Mary "Polly" MORRIS, born ca 1774 and died 1829--1830. Married ca
> to Samuel RIGGS (son of Edward RIGGS, 1720--1820). Samuel RIGGS is on
> 1830 Census of Hawkins Co, TN with 3 sons; 1 age 10--15; 1 age 15--20; and
> age 30--40 (son Jesse). Samuel was listed at age 70--80 (He was
> born on 04 April 1760 in Morris County, New Jersey and died between
> 1845--1850.). Samuel RIGGS served in the Revolutionary War as an
> man and an Officer (Lieutenant). His Rev War Pension Applications are on
> the Hawkins Co, TN webpage. The following was found on RECORDS OF
> COUNTY - TOMBSTONE RECORDS, by the Copying Historical Records Project
> #465-44-3-115, July, 1938:
> RIGGS GRAVEYARD: Located on the farm of Hardee DOUGHERTY, half a mile
> of Russellville on the Three Springs Road. It is supposed that Jesse
> is buried here by his wife. Sam (Samuel) RIGGS, the father of Jesse, is
> buried in an unmarked grave on an adjacent farm. Before the RIGGS owned
> land, it was owned by GALBREATH; and LOY and ECKELS (sic) have owned it
> the RIGGS, but it has been in the DOUGHERTY family many years. Hardee
> DOUGHERTY lives in the old RIGGS home, which has been greatly improved.
> information is given by Hardee DOUGHERTY.
> The two tombstones in the RIGGS Cemetery are:
> Mary RIGGS, Consort of Jesse RIGGS, Born 1797; Died Sept. 1845.
> Mary TAYLOR, Daughter of Jesse & Mary RIGGS, Born 1821; Died 1845.
> NOTE: Does this RIGGS GRAVEYARD still exist???????
> 4. Margaret "Peggy" MORRIS, born ca 1776, married 07 Nov 1794 to James
> ANDERTON (Anderson). In 1830, they had 4 sons and 1 Daughter. Peggy and
> James both must have died and are buried in Jefferson Co, TN.
> 5. Nancy MORRIS, born ca 1779, died after 1850. Married (#1) Isaac
> on 18 March 1800 in Jefferson Co, TN. They had one child, Isaac WILSON,
> Nancy then married (#2) John CROW on 10 August 1804 in Jefferson Co, TN.
> the 1830 Census they had six sons and 3 daughters.
> 6. Gideon MORRIS, Jr. was born ca 1781 and died ca 1842. Married 22 Feb
> 1807 to Rebecca CROW in Grainger Co, TN.
> 7. Shadrach MORRIS was born ca 1783, married Nancy RIGGS 06 March 1804 in
> Grainger Co, TN. On the 1830 Census, they lived in Jefferson County and
> 4 sons and 5 daughters.
> Who were Nancy RIGGS parents? She was either the daughter of Edward RIGGS
> [1720--1820] or MOST LIKELY his son Jesse RIGGS [1758--1831] who was born
> Morris Co, NJ and died in Lincoln Co, TN.
> I hope this is of some use to someone.
> Bobby G. Carwile
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