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Re: Willard Augustus Riggs, OH and PA
Posted by: Jane Curci (ID *****5058) Date: December 29, 2010 at 19:37:12
In Reply to: Willard Augustus Riggs, OH and PA by Wendy Head of 4090

Hi Wendy, I hope that you have found the names of Willard's parents. Is this Willard's grandfather and Grandmother & family?

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We are searching for Maria's mother and father, too. One of the census records shows that **Maria Filena Riggs** born on 25 - May - 1843 at Meigs Co OH but her parents were born in Maine. Maria married John Robert Grover born on 17 - Feb - 1838 at Gallia Co OH

1900 census shows Maria's parents were born in Maine
1900 United States Federal Census about Maria Grover
Name: Maria Grover
[Marid Grover]
Home in 1900: Middleport, Meigs, Ohio
[Middleport, Meigs, Ohio]
Age: 58
Birth Date: May 1842
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relationship to Head of House: Wife
>>Father's Birthplace: Maine
>>Mother's Birthplace:Maine
Mother: number of living children: 6
Mother: How many children: 8
Spouse's name: John R Grover
>>>Marriage Year: 1861
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 39
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
John R Grover b. Feb 1839 OH MA England 61
Maria Grover b. May 1842 OH ME ME 58

1850 United States Federal Census
about Jeremiah Riggs Name: Jeremiah Riggs
Age: 39
Estimated birth year: abt 1811
Birth Place: Ohio
Gender: Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Scipio, Meigs, Ohio
Family Number: 488
Household Members: Name Age
Jeremiah Riggs 39
Issabell Riggs 37
Gilman Riggs 14
John Riggs 11
William Riggs 8
Sarah Riggs 6
Elias Riggs 4
Jeremiah Riggs 0

1860 United States Federal Census
about F Riggs
Name: F Riggs
Age in 1860: 38
Birth Year: abt 1822
Birthplace: Maine
Home in 1860: Scipio, Meigs, Ohio
Gender: Female
Post Office: Pomeroy
Value of real estate: View Image
Household Members: Name Age
F Riggs 38
Williard Riggs 15
George W Riggs 1

Could this be Maria's widowed mother?
Household Record 1880 United States Census
Frances D. RIGGS Self W Female W 58 ME Keeps House ME ME
Source Information:
Census Place Lebanon, Meigs, Ohio
Family History Library Film 1255047
NA Film Number T9-1047
Page Number 47B

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