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R01 Frederick
Posted by: Ken Hinds (ID *****4287) Date: November 06, 2007 at 16:40:45
In Reply to: Miscellaneous Rigsby notes by Ken Hinds of 1063

Please read the introductory message (#857) for an
explanation of this file.

WARNING: I can't guarantee that all the information here
is correct.

another researcher sends:

will of Frederick Rigsby of Wake Co NC 183x-11-11 proved 1841-11-xx
wife Cinthy? Rigsbee
granddaughter Lively Ann Rigsbee
[poor copy]



Early marriages -- Wake Co NC

[R01] Frederick Rigsby: m. Nancey Harrell ~17 January 1780

"NC Wills, a Testator Index 1665-1900" by Thornton W Mitchell


Wake Co
1841 Frederick Rigsbee Record Book 24 p528

another researcher sends:


2. Do you know much about Fredrick Rigsby / Rigsbee ?
I came across his Rev. War records and found some interesting info on him

b. Oct 1751 ( 1819 says age 66 = 1743)
d. 24 Sept 1841 Wake Co., N.C.
Pvt. - 4th. Regt. N.C. Continental Line - served 3 yrs.
Capt. Jos. Phillips - Col. Thos. Polk
Enlisted 9 May 1776 Surry Co., N.C. "where I lived"
Served til' 10 May 1779 - discharged Peramas (Sp.?) N.Y.
Took pension for 1 year only " was informed and believed why (his) name was not continued - (he) "held property to large an amount" in 1820 - "and have not disposed of my property"
Oath 6 Feb 1819 - age @66 - Wake Co., N.C.
"The discharged he delivered up when he obtained by land warrant"
He gave a list of his worldly possesions (later about this)
Unable to support himself from age and infirmity
Living with him "a wife age @38 and a daughter age @ 10 yrs."
1818 changes to his property 80 (86?) acs between Bartons Creek
1 Jan 1827 sold to ___ Shipps ?Phillips? - rec'd $86.00 which went to pay ?debits?
"22 Feb 1827 - Fredrick Rigsby - resident of Wake Co., N.C. - age 75 in Oct. last "
He signed his mark E

Now onto his list of possesions among other things for farming he listed SHOEMAKERS TOOLS

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