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Posted by: Ken Hinds (ID *****4287) Date: February 24, 2007 at 17:18:28
In Reply to: Rigsby military records by Ken Hinds of 1063

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Revolutionary War

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http://members.aol.com/Kitswald/page/

Rigsby, Drury: Fought, N.C.; S.C.; Va.~Received pension in 1832-34 from Lawrence County
Kentucky. Born 1745, Faquier County Va. ~ Died aged 89, Lawrence County Kentucky.

[R17]

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http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/n/o/r/Steven-G-Northsea/GENE5-0026.html

has a vast amount of information on Drury's service

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Ancestry.com database
"Colonial Soldiers of the South 1732-1774"

NC militia
Capt Isaiah Hogan's Company 1772-09-19
James Rigsby [prob R02, but maybe R05]
Travis Rigsby [R16]
Drury Rigsby [R17]

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ancestry.com

NC Revolutionary War Soldiers

Pierce's Register
From Seventeenth Report of the National Society Daughters American Revolution
page 18
90559. Rigsby, James

Pierce's Register
Reference: North Carolina State Records, Clark, Vol. XVI, 1782-1783
page 159
Name and Rank: Rigsby, Jas., Pt.
Company: Coleman's
Dates of Enlistment and Commission: 10 Jan. '82
Period of Service: 12 mo.


Pierce'S Register
[p.313] VOUCHERS
page 464
Names: James Rigsby
Rank: Do [Private]
Sums received: 120.00
Description of service: N. C. Militia
Commencement of pension: Do [1831-03-04 I think]
Ages: 71

[R02]

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Ancestry.com
North Carolina Revolutionary Soldiers

Name and Rank: Rigsby, Fred'k, Pt.
Company: Philips'
Dates of Enlistment and Commission: 9 May '76
Period of Service: 3 yrs.
Occurrences: ttt Corpl. Oct. '77. Pt. Jun '78. Dischgd 10 May '79

Reference: North Carolina State Records, Clark, Vol. XVI, 1782-1783
page 75

[R01]


Name and Rank: Rigsby, Jas., Pt.
Company: Coleman's
Dates of Enlistment and Commission: 10 Jan. '82
Period of Service: 12 mo.

Reference: North Carolina State Records, Clark, Vol. XVI, 1782-1783
page 159

[R02]


No.: 750.
To whom granted and rank: Frederick Rigsbey
No. acres: 274
Service in months: 36
Location and to whom deeded and date of warrant. Within the limits of the
lands allotted the officers and soldiers of the Continental Line, by Law,
1783, Oct. 14: Apr. 29
: Self

Volume X
page 248

[R01]


Names: Jesse Rigsby*
Rank: Do
Sums received: 305.63
Description of service: Army of Rev.
Commencement of pension: Sept. 5, 1808
Died Oct. 6, 1827

[R12]


Names: James Rigsby
Rank: Do
Sums received: 120.00
Description of service: N. C. Militia
Commencement of pension: Do
Ages: 71

[R02]

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NC Genealogical Society Journal

Claims of British Merchants after the Revolutionary War

Young, Miller & Co of Hillsborough, Orange Co NC

1772-10-xx against James Rigsby L33.6.3 1/2
"James lived in Chatham Co and died after the war."

[no date] against John Rigsby L6.12.8
"A poor, idle, worthless fellow. He died insolvent long
before the war."

[There was a James Rigbey in Chatham Co on the 1790 census.]

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American Revolutionary War Rejected Pensions

Name: Elizabeth Rigsby, widow of Jesse
Location: Orange Co NC
Reason: because married after 1794

[Jesse is R12]

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http://www.arealdomain.com/nc1813.html

1813 Invalid Pensioners - North Carolina

No.on Names Rank or Annual
the Roll Quality Stipend

50 Jesse Rigsby Pvt 40

[R12, but I thought he died before 1810]

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http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nc/wake/military/revpen.txt

Wake County Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary & Military Service 1840

NAME OF PENSIONER AGE PERSON RESIDING WITH PENSIONER JUNE 1, 1840
Frederick Rigsbee 85 Frederick Rigsbee [R01]
James Rigsbee 76 James Rigsbee [R02]

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NC Genealogical Society Journal

Revolutionary War Service records and settlements

James Rigsby
Power of attorney from James Rigsby of Wake Co NC 1791-03-08,
who appoints Geo. James of VA as attorney to receive pay due
said Rigsby as soldier in public service of NC, entering into
service under Capt James Mills, under Maj McCree, and
discharged.

[R02]

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VA colonial soldiers

Washington manuscripts, 112, 83.1
Laurence Rigsby

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Ancestry.com database
"Colonial Soldiers of the South 1732-1774"

VA militia
Capt Thomas Waggoner's Company, 1757-09-14
Lawrence Rigsby

[another roll 1757-12-04; he's still there]


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War of 1812

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War of 1812 service records from Ancestry.com

Name Company Unit Rank - Induction Rank - Discharge
WILLIAM RIGSBEY 15 REG'T (SLAUGHTER'S) KENTUCKY MILITIA PRIVATE PRIVATE
DAVID RIGSBY DECLOUET'S REGIMENT, LOUISIANA MILITIA, PRIVATE PRIVATE
DAVID RIGSBY 1 REG'T (TAYLOR'S) VIRGINIA MILITIA, CORPORAL CORPORAL
JAMES RIGSBY 1 REG'T (MCDONALD'S) NORTH CAROLINA MIL. DRUMMER PRIVATE
JAMES RIGSBY 14 REG'T (MITCHISSON'S) KENTUCKY MILITIA, PRIVATE PRIVATE
JOHN RIGSBY 14 REG'T (MITCHISSON'S) KENTUCKY MILITIA. PRIVATE PRIVATE
JOHN RIGSBY 14 REG'T (MITCHISSON'S) KENTUCKY MILITIA. PRIVATE PRIVATE
RIGHT RIGSBY 3 REG'T (ROULSTON'S) WEST TENNESSEE MIL. PRIVATE PRIVATE [R05.3, I think]
SAMUEL RIGSBY 2 REG'T (BALLOWE'S) VIRGINIA MILITIA. PRIVATE PRIVATE [R35.1]
THOMAS RIGSBY 5 REG'T (ATKINSON'S) NORTH CAROLINA MIL. PRIVATE PRIVATE
TITUS RIGSBY 6 REGIMENT, OHIO MILITIA PRIVATE PRIVATE
WILLIAM RIGSBY ENSIGN WHITAKER'S COMPANY, ARTILLER, NORTH CAROLINA MILITIA. PRIVATE PRIVATE

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KY soldiers of the War of 1812

Capt Thomas Griffin's Co, KY detached militia
Pvt John Rigsby appointed 1815-09-29

[This might be R13.2.2, but he was only 12 in 1815.
More likely it is R05.2, who was 28.
The only other John in KY at the time was R38, but he was
in his 40s.]

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LA soldiers of the War of 1812

De Clouet's regiment
David Rigsby (or Rigby)

[I don't have any Rigsbys in LA that early.]

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http://www.combs-families.org/combs/records/nc/wilkes/1800.htm

MUSTER ROLLS, SOLDIERS OF THE WAR OF 1812, DETACHED FROM THE MILITIA OF NORTH CAROLINA, 1812 AND 1814,

Fifth Regiment - Wilkes County
THOS. RIGSBY

[s/o William 1760]

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http://www.mindspring.com/~dmaxey/rep_nr03.htm

Military rolls of the Republic of Texas 1835-1845

Soldier's Name Commander's Name Group/Page
Rigsby, Lewis Arnett, C.C. mil1

[R35.3]


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WW1

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Ancestry.com database
"Soldiers of the Great War Vol 1"

AL
Pvt Horace Rigsby, Georgianna

IN
Pvt Wirt Rigsby, Indianapolis [R05.2.5.1.3.7]

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Ancestry.com database of WW1 casualties

1918-09-02 Ike J Rigsbee NC [R64.1.4]
1918-07-26 Horace Rigsby AL
1918-10-14 Thomas Rigsby KY

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Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll 1914-1918

p416
Wirt A Rigsby
Son of Elijah and Ella Rigsby (both deceased); born May 2, 1897,
Smith's Grove, Ky. Came to Indianapolis in October, 1912. Railroad
employe. Entered service September 3, 1917, Indianapolis, Ind. Sent
to Camp Shelby, Miss.; assigned to 151st Infantry. Overseas June 11,
1918; assigned to Company G, 28th Infantry, 1st Division. Killed in
action October 8, 1918, in the Argonne Forest Drive. Buried in
Cemetery, Commune of Fleville, Meurthe et Moselle, France.

[R05.2.5.1.3.7]

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~kybarren/Military/roster_q_r.htm

From "Barren County, Kentucky's Military Hall of Fame, Vol 1, (c) Gorin Genealogical
Publishing -July 1995

Rigsby, Claude E. WW I Killed in Belgium, Glasgow Municipal Cemetery [R05.2.5.1.5.5]
Rigsby, Wirt PVT WW I IN 28th Inf, 1st Div Hays Cemetery [R05.2.5.1.3.7]

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http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/soldiers/

Missouri State Archives
Soldiers Database

WW1

Sgt Arthur W Rigsby serial no 2,115,441 [R05.3.5.5.9]
residence Southwest City MO
inducted at Pineville 1917-10-02
born Salisaw OK
164 DEP BRIG TO 5 NOV/17; BTRY B 336 FA TO DISCHARGE
served overseas 1918-08-27 to 1919-03-08

Pvt Charles E Rigsby serial no 1,467,977 [R74.5.2.1]
residence 1403 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO
inducted at Kansas City 1917-06-03
born Hutchinson KS age 24 7/12
CO B 1 ENGINEERS KANSAS NG CO B 110 ENGINEERS TO DISCHARGE
served overseas 1918-05-02 to 1919-04-19

Pvt Ernest C Rigsby serial no 3,222,835 [R05.2.6.8.1]
residence Clarence, Shelby Co MO
inducted at Shelbyville 1918-05-24
born Woodlawn MO 1892-02-12
163 DEP BRIG TO 15 JUN/18; CO M 351 INFANTRY TO DISCHARGE
served overseas from 1918-08-16 to 1919-05-31

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US Army historical register 1789 - 1903

1 Batt NV infantry
2LT William Rigsby

[prob R57.3.2.1]

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Elko NV veterans

Stanley Rigsby 1889-04-07 d 1970-03-19 [R57.3.2.4]
William Rigsby 1876-03-03 d after 1920 [R57.3.2.1]

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http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nv/elko/edraftMS.txt

Elko NV Military Draft M - S

1ST COLUMN: NAME
2ND COLUMN: BIRTH DATE
3RD COLUMN: ETHNIC GROUP
4TH COLUMN: BIRTH LOCATION OR OTHER INFO (spelling unreliable)
OTHER COLUMNS: LOCATION OF REGISTRATION

Rigsby, Stanley 7 Apr 1889 W Elko NV Elko NV [R57.3.2.4]
Rigsby, William 3 Mar 1876 W Elko NV [R57.3.2.1]

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OH military men 1917 - 1918

Santoy, OH [Perry Co]
James F Rigsby 1892-12-16 Marshall NC
enlisted 1918-06-28 Logan WV
155 Depot Brigade to 1 Aug 1918; Quartermaster Corps Detachment
Cp Lee Va to Discharge Honorable discharge 7 March 1919.

[I think this is the Frank in Madison Co NC on the 1900
census, whom I can't identify.]

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http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/history/vital/

WW I veterans -- TN

Last Name First Name Age or DOB Birth Place Notes Page
Rigsbee Luther C. 27 Jefferson Co., TN Discharged 711 [is this Clyde?]
Rigsby Austin E. 1889 Cresson, TX 350
Rigsby Arzo 1890 Mansfield, TN 63 [R14.5.7.6.1]
Rigsby Dossie Ray 1897 Carroll Co., TN 63 [R14.5.7.6.3]
Rigsby Stanley A. 30 Rome, TN 40 [R05.3.8.4.1]
Rigsby Caryie Edmond 28 Gale, TN 771 [R27.4.1]
Rigsby William John 1890 Bledsoe Co., TN 34 [R14.5.1.2.4.1]
Rigsby Robert N. 22 Morrison, TN Discharged 828 [R14.7.12.8]
Rigsby Loyd R. 23 Pikeville, TN 13 [s/o Samuel 1861 whom I can't identify]
Rigsby Sam 1891 Pikeville, TN 11 [R14.6.10.2]
Riggsbee Walter M. 28 Handleytown, TN 55 [R06.7.2.4.2]
Rigsbee Clarence 21 Springfield, TN 65 [R06.7.2.4.3]

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http://tennessee.gov/tsla/history/military/ww1knx18.htm

Tennessee World War I Veterans > Knox County

Last Name First Name Age or DOB Birth Place Notes Page

Rigsbee Luther C. 27 Jefferson Co., TN Discharged 711 [prob s/o Mitch who is nephew of R84]
Rigsby Austin E. 1889 Cresson, TX 350 [maybe R13.3.1.3.2.6, but he was in VA]
Rigsby Henry 21 Knoxville, TN 350 [prob related to Mitch]

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http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/history/military/ww1she32.htm

TN WW1 veterans -- Shelby Co

Last Name First Name Age or DOB Birth Place Notes Page
Rigsby Caryie Edmond 28 Gale, TN 771 [R27.4.1]

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http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/history/military/ww1smit3.htm

Tennessee World War I Veterans > Smith County

Last Name        First Name        Age or DOB        Birth Place        Notes        Page
Rigsby        Stanley A.        30        Rome, TN         40 [R05.3.8.4.1]

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Camp Travis TX WW1 records

35 infantry, supply company
Charles V Riggsbee, wagoner


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WW2

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archives.gov

World War II Prisoners of War Data File, 12/7/1941 - 11/19/1946

report date 1944-09-18
Stalag 2A Neubrandenburg Mecklenberg 53-13
Amon L Rigsby, serial no 34273054, of AL
Private First Class, Army Field Artillery, Holland
returned to Military Control, Liberated, or Repatriated

report date 1944-12-16
Stalag 4B Muhlberg Sachsen 51-13
Grady E Rigsby, serial no 34984236
Private, Army Infantry, Germany
returned to Military Control, Liberated, or Repatriated

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~kybarren/Military/roster_q_r.htm

From "Barren County, Kentucky's Military Hall of Fame, Vol 1, (c) Gorin Genealogical
Publishing -July 1995

Rigsby, Comer W CPL WW II U S Marines Bon Ayr Cemetery [R05.2.5.1.12.2]
Rigsby, Earl PVT WW II ? Co A, 48th A1B 7th Army Glasgow Municipal Cemetery [R05.2.4.2.7.5]

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South Central KY maillist

CUMBERLAND CO WWII SOLDIERS - R'S

Oscar Benton RIGSBY [R05.2.4.2.8.6]
Otis C RIGSBY [R05.2.4.2.8.4]

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http://www.af.mil/bios/bio.asp?bioID=6911

MAJOR GENERAL ALLEN W. RIGSBY

Retired June 30, 1963. Died Dec. 16, 1996.

Allen Wood Rigsby was born in 1905,
in Salado, Texas. His family later
moved to Oklahoma City, Okla., where he graduated from Central High School in 1923. After
high school he entered the University of Oklahoma at Norman, receiving a bachelor of arts
degree in 1927, a bachelor of laws degree in 1928, and continuing in graduate work in 1929.

He entered military service through the ROTC program in 1928 as a reserve officer. His first
tour of active duty began July 1940 when he was assigned to Fort Sam Houston as judge
advocate for the 8th Corps Area.

During World War II he was sent to the European Theater of Operations in 1945, and in April
1946 was appointed Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Air Forces in Europe. He was transferred from
Europe in October 1948 to the Far East on special assignment.

From January 1950 to October 1954 he was staff judge advocate for the Strategic Air
Command. During these years he served at various times as guest lecturer for the Army Judge
Advocate General School and the Air Command and Staff School.

He was assigned to the U.S. Air Force Academy at Lowry Air Force Base Colo., in October
1954 as the academy's first professor of law and head of the Department of Law. During this
assignment he developed the course of instruction now being given to cadets.

He returned to SAC Headquarters as staff judge advocate in March 1957.

On May 1, 1960 General Rigsby became judge advocate at Headquarters Air Materiel
Command, now Air Force Logistics Command.

General Rigsby's decorations include the Legion of Merit and the Commendation Ribbon.

He belongs to Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Alpha Delta, American Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar
Association, Judge Advocate Association (Board of Directors 1952-1958), Army and Navy
Club, Washington, D.C., Army-Navy Country Club, Arlington, Va. He was a practicing
attorney in Oklahoma City from 1929 until called to active duty in 1940.

INTERESTS
Fishing, sailing, bridge and "a week-end golfer with no ability."

OPINIONS, TASTES AND EVALUATIONS
Prefers Mexican and Italian foods.
Has a predilection for formal civilian dress.
Likes "whodunits" and historical biographies, semiclassical and operatic music, prefers travel by
water in Central and South American areas.

[R35.3.1.2.1]


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