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Re: Simon Benjamin Riggs born in IL died AR
Posted by: jc (ID *****5058) Date: October 26, 2010 at 07:34:04
In Reply to: Simon Benjamin Riggs born in IL died AR by J. Arlene Gaither of 4090

I am not related, just sharing.
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Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957
Groom Simon Riggs
Groom's Age
Groom's Estimated Birth Year
Groom's Residence Gilkerson, Arkansas
Bride Arizona Simmons
Bride's Name
Bride's Estimated Birth Year
Bride's Residence Gilkerson, Arkansas
Marriage Date 22 Feb 1914
Marriage License Date
Marriage Place , Craighead, Arkansas, United States
Film number 1293966
Digital Folder Number 4338408
Image number 00480
Page number 522
Source Arkansas County Marriage Records, 1837-1957

1920 United States Federal Census
about Arizona Simmons
Name: Arizona Simmons
[Arigama Simmons]
Home in 1920: Delaware, Logan, Arkansas
Age: 8
Estimated birth year: abt 1912
Birthplace: Arkansas
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father's name: Benjamin F Simmons
Father's Birth Place: Illinois
Mother's name: Julia A Simmons
Mother's Birth Place: Arkansas
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Sex: Female
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Benjamin F Simmons 44
Julia A Simmons 36
Jesse F Simmons 16
Wessie E Simmons 13
William C Simmons 11
>>Arizona Simmons 8
Charles Simmons 5
Mary J Simmons 0
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1930 United States Federal Census
about Simon Riggs
Name: Simon Riggs
Home in 1930: Gilkerson, Craighead, Arkansas
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Age: 35
>>Estimated birth year: abt 1895
>>Birthplace: Illinois
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Arizona Riggs
Race: White
Occupation:
Education:
Military Service:
Rent/home value:
Age at first marriage:
Parents' birthplace: View image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Simon Riggs 35
Arizona Riggs 35
Georgia Riggs 15
Losie Riggs 13
Willie R Riggs 10

Simon and his father, Thomas are living in Thomas' brother's household. Thomas is divorced and it appears he has custody of Simon.
1910 United States Federal Census
about Simon Riggs
Name: Simon Riggs
Age in 1910: 16
Estimated birth year: 1894
Birthplace: Illinois
Relation to Head of House: Nephew
Father's Birth Place: Missouri
Mother's Birth Place: Illinois
Home in 1910: Gilkerson, Craighead, Arkansas
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
James Riggs 50
Amanda Riggs 37
Thomas Riggs 16
James Riggs 12
Bessie Riggs 9
Thelma Riggs 4
Thomas Riggs 48 He is the brother of James Riggs and he is divorced
Simon Riggs 16

Cannot determine if this is James and Amanda who are in the 1910 census
Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
about James C Riggs
Name: James C Riggs
Marriage Date: 25 Jun 1888
Marriage Location: Bollinger, Missouri
Marriage County: Bollinger
Spouse Name: Amanda E Fenton

1910 United States Federal Census
about Thomas Riggs
Name: Thomas Riggs
Age in 1910: 48
Estimated birth year: 1862
>>Birthplace: Missouri
Relation to Head of House: Brother
>>Father's Birth Place: Alabama
>>Mother's Birth Place: Missouri
Home in 1910: Gilkerson, Craighead, Arkansas
Marital Status: Divorced
Race: White
Gender: Male


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