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1860: Ohio to Virginia
Posted by: Ken Hinds (ID *****4287) Date: August 06, 2006 at 15:33:46
In Reply to: Annotated Rigsby Census by Ken Hinds of 1063

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Coshocton Co

George G Rigeley 28 MD
Henrietta 26 MD
Thomas R 4 MD
Anne H 2 MD


Jackson Co

[R05.5.8] Walter W Rigsby 27 MO
Jacob Capps 25 LA
Benjamin Capps 25 LA

[moves to Walla Walla Co WA]


Crawford Co

Edmund Rigsby 40 ENG
Helen 45 ENG
Thomas 15 NY
Amelia 11 NY
Joseph Ferrington 22 NJ

[really Rigley or Rigby]

Lawrence Co

James Rigsby 70 PA
Lavina 65 PA
Melissa Cubbison 16 PA domestic

[He was Rigby in 1850. There are Rigby families all over

South Carolina

Colleton Co

Ann Rigby 42 SC
Laura S 17 SC
Elizabeth 12 SC
Mary 11 SC
[and 15 slaves]

F Conness household
W W Rigby 48 SC [William]
Elizabeth 53 SC
Charles 20 SC
Edward 16 SC
John 13 SC
Shields 10 SC

[really Rigby]

Orangeburg Co

Catherine Rigsby 72 SC [widow of Charles?]
Catherine Inabinet 36 SC
Elizabeth Inabinet 10 SC
Charles Inabinet 8 SC
Henrietta Inabinet 6 SC
[and 16 slaves]

[apparently Catherine dies before 1870]

Joshua Blair household
Charles Rigsby 27 SC
Henrietta 23 SC

[really Rigby]

[I don't see him in 1870, but by 1880 he is back in
Orangeburg Co with a different wife.]


Bledsoe Co

[R14.5.1] William Rigsby 50 NC
Lucinda 48 TN
Mary A 20 TN
Benjamin F 18 TN
Rachel C 15 TN
Martha E 14 TN
Lucinda 13 TN
Emily F 10 TN
George W 5 TN
Margaret E 3 TN

[Where is son James? Carroll Co TN? I think that's not
[William dies before 1870]

[R14.5.1.2] James M Rigsby 25 TN
Ann Rigsby 24 TN
Pleasant Rigsby 4 TN
William D Rigsby 2 TN

[This should be John, but it definitely says James.]

[R14.5.1.3] William G Rigsby 23 TN
Mary Rigsby 21 TN
James Rigsby 3 TN

[I think James should be 3 months old, not 3 years.]

Cannon Co

[R14.7.3] W T Rigsby 30 TN [William]
Martha 26 MO
Mary 8 TN
Sarah 6 TN
John 4 TN
Lilly 2 TN
Wm 4/12 TN

[R14.7.1] J K Rigsby 37 TN [John]
Sarah 40 TN
Eliza 14 TN
Mary 10 TN
Martha 7 TN
William 4 TN
William Davis 1 TN
Josephine Smith 16 TN

S R Janios household
Mary Rigsby 10 TN

Josiah McCrane household
[R14.11.3] Elizabeth Rigsby 28 TN
Mary Rigsby 8 TN
Catherine Rigsby 5 TN

[who is this?]
[I think it has to be R14.11.3. There were no Rigsby men in
Cannon Co TN in 1850 who could have had a child in 1852
except W T and John K (above), and Thomas II (below).
There were two Elizabeths age 18, but the other one
married John Gilley and is in Cannon Co on the 1860
census. The only person left who could be Elizabeth is

John Young household [brother of Margaret]
[R14.11.7] Baalam Rigsby 10 TN

[moves to DeKalb Co TN]

[R14.11.1] Thomas Rigsby 33 TN
Margaret 23 TN [Margaret Young]
Adline 4 TN
Martha 1 TN
William 8 TN
[R14.11.4] Robert 22 TN [Robert T]

[R14.7] Alman Rigsby 64 NC
Rebecca 52 GA [Rebecca Hendrix]
Sarah 21 TN
Mary 18 TN
Rebecca 15 TN
Malissa 13 TN
Nelson 9 TN [Nelson Canada]
Sarah 4 TN

[R14.7.7] J A Rigsby 23 TN [James Alfred]
Sarah 20 TN [Sarah Tittle]

mortality schedule
Eliza Rigsby 8 TN died July
William G Rigsby 9/12 TN died October

Carroll Co

[R14.8.1] James A Rigsby 32 TN
Elizabeth 26 TN
John W 5 TN
William 2 TN

Elizabeth Rigsby 58 NC
William 30 TN
Moses 22 TN
Marion 19 TN
Lafayette 16 TN [David Lafayette]

[widow of R14.8 Paul]
[I don't see Elizabeth after this. Probably she died.]
[I don't see William after this.]

Claiborne Co

[R73] Peleg Rigsby 43 TN [sb 51]
Margaret 24 TN
Winnie 21 TN
James 19 TN
Thomas 16 TN
Albert 14 TN
Emaline 12 TN

[Thomas moves to Jackson Co KY]
[I don't see Albert after this.]

mortality schedule
Elizabeth Rigsby 41 TN died October
[wife of R73 Peleg]

Davidson Co

John Ketzgervell household
Thomas Rigsby 22 AL

[Is this R35.10.2?]
[maybe R14.5.4.1?]
[In 1870 and 1880 he is born in TN.]
[s/o W and Elizabeth from 1850?]

DeKalb Co

[R14.10.6] John D Rigsby 27 TN
Mary A 26 TN
Malinda C 7 AR
Nancy D 5 TN
Harriet C 2 TN
Melissa C 2 TN

[moves to Cannon Co TN]

Luke McDowell household
Sydney Rigsby 48 TN [widow of R14.5.2]

[R14.5.4] Russel Rigsby 42 TN
Sarah 38 TN
Stacy A 17 TN
William 16 TN
Pallas (m) 15 TN
Moses 13 TN
David 8 TN
Finley 7 TN
Louisa 5 TN
Andrew P 2 TN

[moves back to White Co TN]
[Moses stays in DeKalb Co]
[I don't see Pallas after this.]

[R14.5.5] Kennedy Rigsby 38 TN [Canada II]
Lavina A 38 TN [Lavina Maynard]
Lewis P 16 TN
Andrew M 14 TN
Elizabeth A 11 TN
Charlotte C 8 TN
Nancy A Maynord 84 VA widow

[Canada dies in 1870, before the census]

[R14.5.7] James Rigsby 32 TN
Permelia 28 TN
Mary J 6 TN
Chesley 5 TN
Matilda 3 TN
Sarah O 1 TN

Gibson Co

[R02.2.6] J E Rigsby 35 NC [James Edward]
Harriet 20 TN [Harriet Lucretia Cole]
Everett 2/3 (?) TN

Larch Alzia 28 TN household
[R02.2?] William Rigsby 72 NC

[I think Larch married William's granddaughter.
Also in this household is William's daughter Rebecca, who
married a Halford. Larch's wife could be Rebecca's

[William is also enumerated in Weakley Co TN]

Henry Co

Charlie Rigsby 49 NC
Eady 40 NC
John H 24 NC
Robert D 18 NC
Charlie K 16 NC
Louisa 14 NC
Stephen F 15 NC
Isham S 4 TN

[ reads it as Bigsby. This is the only time
they appear, so they probably are really Bigsby.]
[John H Rigsby marries here in 1867.]

William Kigsly 25 NC
Elizabeth 30 NC
Richard 3 TN
Charles B 7?/12 TN

[maybe R06.13.6?]

mortality schedule
Valentine M Rigsbey 8 TN died May

Hickman Co

[R48] James Rigsby 63 NC
Cary 72 NC [Cary Chappell]
Bennet 39 NC

[James and Cary die before 1870]

Jackson Co

William F Plumlee household
Letha Rigsby 16 TN

[moves to Monroe Co KY]

Macon Co

[R05.1.4] J Rigsby 44 KY [John]
Margaret 33 TN
Celia 22 TN
H L (m) 12 TN [Lawson]

[moves to Breckinridge Co KY]

Overton Co

Mary Rigsby 52 NC [widow of R14.6]
Alexander 23 TN
Margarett 21 TN
Almon 19 TN

[moves to Jackson Co TN]

James W Rigsby 24 TN
Nancy 24 KY [Nancy Ellis]
Ellin 2 TN

[R14.7.7? no, he is in Cannon Co TN]
[R05.1.4.1? He should be 20 and have middle initial R.]
[Apparently he dies before 1870, and she moves to
Breckinridge Co KY and marries Willis Hardin.]

Polk Co

[R78] W Rigsby 56 SC [Wiley]
Elizabeth 40 GA
Ceutry? (f) 18 GA [Caroline]
Nancy 17 GA [Mary]
Emaline 15 GA
Josiah 11 GA [Joseph]
E H (f) 7 GA
J G (m) 4 NC

[I don't see them in 1870. Did Wiley die before then?]
[Joseph moves to Sevier Co TN by 1880]

Putnam Co

Rosana Rigsby 39 TN
John 8 TN

[Who is this?]

Robertson Co

[R06.7.2] George Rigsby 40 NC
Elizabeth 28 TN
Thomas 10 TN
N A Riddle 9 TN
Martha Riddle 7 TN
William Riddle 1/12 TN

[where are James and Reuben?]

Smith Co

Charles Fowler/Fowlkes household
[R05.3.12] David Rigsby 25 TN [sb 28]

[R05.3] Wright Rigsby 70 NC
Nancy 67 NC
Thomas C 24 TN
John W Vance 11 TN

[who is John Vance?]
[apparently Wright dies before 1870]
[Thomas moves to Muhlenberg Co KY]

[R05.3.14] James Rigsby 26 TN [sb 23]
Elizabeth 25 TN

[moves to Muhlenberg Co KY]

[R05.3.10] Berry/Beny Rigsby 25 TN [sb 32]
Sarah 21 TN [Sarah Gann]
John 2 TN
Mary J 2/12 TN

[moves to Muhlenberg Co KY]

[R05.3.8] Alexander Rigsby 36 TN
Malinda 36 TN [Malinda Highers]
Nancy 6 TN
Jane 4 TN
John W 3 TN [This should be Thomas]
Manerva 2/12 TN

[R05.3.13] Willis Rigsby 26 TN
Fannie 22 TN [Frances Litchfield]

Sullivan Co

Sampson Cross household
Margaret 37 NC [Margaret Rigsby d/o Jonathan]
Mary Rigsby 60 NC [widow of R28.1]
[R28.1.6] Richard Rigsby 19 NC

[R28.1.4] Aaron Rigsbee 30 NC
Hannah 33 TN
Polly 11 TN
Bettie 9 TN
Thomas 5 TN
Hannah E 3 TN
[R28.1.7] Rebecca J 19 VA

[I don't see him in 1870, but he is in Fayette Co TN by

Sumner Co

James Riggsby 45 TN
Louisa 40 TN
Sarah 21 TN
Mary 19 TN
Elizabeth 17 TN
Robert 15 TN
John 13 TN
James 9 TN
Emily 11 TN
Martha E 7 TN
William T 2 TN

[who is this?]
[I don't see them in 1850 or 1870.]

Robert Childs household
J Rigsby (m) 21 TN
E Rigsby (f) 24 TN

[I think he moves to Collin Co TX by 1880]

[R06.7] James Rigsby 62 TN
Martha 27 TN [Martha Jane Summers]
John 6/12 TN
[Is John Martha's son? Is Martha a widow?]
[I don't see them in 1850.]

[R06.7.9] A W Rigsby 24 NC [Ausburn]
Mary 18 KY
[R06.7.7] Sidney 29 NC
[R06.7.8] Ruffin 26 NC

[I don't see them in 1850.]

[R06.7.4] James Rigsby 39 NC
Elizebeth 45 NC
Mary Jane 18 TN
James 15 TN
Missouri 10 TN
Antoinette 7 TN

Warren Co

[R14.10.4] Samuel Rigsby 33 TN
Delila 26 TN [Delilah Lewis]
Kezziah 6 TN
Ruth 4 TN
Leander (m) 3 TN

[moves back to DeKalb Co TN]

Daniel Owens household
[R14.11.5?] Louisa Rigsby 17 TN

Allen Mason household
Emily Rigsby 17 TN

[who is this?]

Weakley co

[R02.2.3] J A Rigsby 42 NC [John Andrew]
Leann 38 TN
Mary 16 TN
Dallas (m) 14 TN
Harriet 12 TN
Roxana 10 TN
William 9 TN
Bascomb 8 TN
Ethelbert 6 TN
James 3 TN
Elizabeth 5/12 TN
[R02.2?] William 71 NC

[moves back to Gibson Co TN]
[William is also enumerated in Gibson Co TN. Note that the
counties are adjoining.]


Fayette Co

[R26.2] R Rigsby 43 TN [Russell]
Mary 40 TN

[they should be in their 60s]

Grimes Co

Catherine Rigsby 49 LA
Pheoby 22 TX
Eli 21 TX
Ben 14 TX
Wash 10 TX
Enoch 7 TX

[There is only one Rigsby family in TX in 1850: Lewis
Johnson in Tyler Co. This is not them.]

Montgomery Co

A H Rigby 26 TX [Arthur]
C 19 AL [Caroline]

[I don't see him in 1850.]
[I don't know of any Rigsbys in TX before Lewis J, who
arrived c1839.]

Refugio Co

J D Rigsby 28 SC
Sarah 24 LA
Robert R 1 TX
Permelia 10 TX
William Thompson 19 TX

[I don't see him before this.]
[He is Rigby in 1870]
[There weren't any Rigsbys in SC in 1840. There isn't
a Rigsby age 18 born SC in 1850. He may be a Rigby.]

Trinity Co

[R94] Eli Rigsby 49 NC
Nancy 40 GA
Aron D 19 AL
Aggie G (f) 16 AL
Marcus 14 AL
Medecus (m) 11 AL
Mary F 9 AL
Eliza Texas 7 AL
Nancy 5 AL
Martha A 1 AL

[I don't see them in 1850.]
[moves to Houston Co TX]
[They might be Rigby.]

Tyler Co

[R35.3] L J Rigsby 57 GA [Lewis Johnson]
M 43 GA [Mary Ann Foster]
J M (m) 17 TX [James Monroe]
B F (m) 15 TX [Benjamin Franklin]
J L (m) 12 TX [John Lewis]
S J (f) 12 TX [Sarah Jane]
W T (m) 11 TX [Wiley T]
E A (f) 9 TX [Emily]
M F (f) 9 TX [Mary]
S S (m) 6 TX [Shepherd]
M A (f) 4 TX [Margaret]
A J (m) 24 GA [Allen Jefferson]
W Walker (m) 23 AL

G W Pullen household
[R35.3.1] W L Rigsby (m) 28 GA [William Lewis]
M O Rigsby (f) 22 MS [Mary Olivia]
H Snow Rigsby (m) 29 TN [who is this?]

[moves to Jefferson Co TX]


Berkeley Co VA

William Rigsby 36 VA
David 32 VA
Andrew 41 VA

[Are these children of R23? They don't appear with him on
earlier censuses.]

[R23.6] Samuel Rigsby 28 VA
Maria 26 VA
Elizabeth Brannan 61 VA
Mary Brannan 20 VA

[Berkely Co becomes part of WV]

Goochland Co

[R13.3.4] Samuel P Rigsby 44 VA
Martha E 44 VA
John W 18 VA
Mary A 16 VA
James A 15 VA
George S 14 VA
Robert H 8 VA
Andrew W 5 VA

[George moves to Louisa Co VA]
[I don't see John after this.]

Richard T Rigsby 38 VA
Nancy 65 VA
Louisa L 28 VA
Sallie A 26 VA
Jesse S 1 VA

[I don't see any of these people in 1850, 1870, or 1880,
except Jesse, who is in Fluvanna Co VA in 1880.]

[R13.3.1.3] Robert M Rigsby 30 VA
Elizabeth 30 VA
Edward F 6 VA
George W 4 VA
Sarah F 3 VA
Peter C 1 VA

[Where is William R13.3.1?]

mortality schedule
[R13.3] Samuel Rigsby 70 VA died April

Hanover Co

Robert Rigsby 26 VA
Barbara 25 VA
Amanda 3 VA
Dora 8/12 VA

[This is the only time he appears.]

1860 census Ohio Co VA

[R74] William Ridgley 65 ENG
Ann 50 ENG
Alfred 17 ENG
John 14 ENG

Smyth Co

[R26.7] Thomas Rigsby 41 NC
Mary 32 VA
William M 14 VA
Archibald H 12 VA
John A 9 VA
Thomas L 7 VA
George E 5 VA
Marion A 1 VA

[moves to Wayne Co WV]
[George and William move to Boyd Co KY]

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