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Re: check out all the Riggs in my family tree.
Posted by: Karen Riggs (ID *****8605) Date: August 01, 2011 at 23:31:57
In Reply to: check out all the Riggs in my family tree. by David Riggs of 4090

Hi David

Please correct Abraham "Pierce" Riggs to Abraham PEARSE Riggs.

Being in London, you might be in a position to further the research on Sir Ambrose Riggs. I presume he got the "Sir" during the Cromwell times. I believe he died 1708...Quaker...imprisoned in England around Bath area for preaching...was a proprietor both in Carolina, Perquiman County area, 1640ish and East New Jersey 1680s who sold his shares to a Scotsman about 1690-1698...also found in the Tax Lists of Colonial Maryland between those dates...think was in Surry "county" and Newgate/London when it was a merchant stronghold and "fort".

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