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R02 James
Posted by: Ken Hinds (ID *****4287) Date: November 06, 2007 at 16:43:36
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.

Wake Co NC records book A p7


James Rigsby apprenticed to Amos Runnels to learn occupation of
tanner and shoemaker until age 21 now being 9. Witness John Rice

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


Wake Co
1853 James Rigsbee Record Book 28 p319



Rebekah Moore d/o William II Moore + Sarah (unknown)
+ James Rigsby

William II Moore b <1727 d 1783 Wake Co NC s/o William Moore c1700 probably VA d c1765 NC + Mary (unknown)

other children of William II + Sarah:



The Army Accounts of the North Carolina Line

by the commissioners at Halifax from the 1st September, 1784, to the 1st Feby, 1785
and at Warrenton in the year 1786, designating by whom the claims were receipted
for respectively.

No. Names and Rank By Whom Received Remarks

701 James Rigsby William Sanders


Early marriages -- Wake Co NC

Mary Rigsby: m. Allen Barker ~ 28 June 1821


Gibson Co TN Goodspeed biographies

[R02.2.x, I think]

Harrison Conlee, of the firm of Conlee & Fairless, millers, is a Gibson County
Tennessean, born December 27, 1834, son of Russell and Mary A. (Rigsby) Conlee,
who were born in Illinois and North Carolina respectively.



Eliza H Rigsby 1815 TN
+ 1838-05-26 Daniel Bennett Crider 1815 VA s/o George Crider + Frances Bennett

1. Hiram N CRIDER b: 1839 in Gibson Co.,TN d 1862-03-15 Gibson Co TN
2. Layburn CRIDER b: 1840 in Gibson Co.,TN d 1864
3. Preston Columbus CRIDER b: NOV 1843 in Bradford,Gibson Co.,TN d 1918-02 Gibson Co TN + Sarah Victoria Dowland
4. Sarah (SALLY)CRIDER b: 1844 in Gibson Co.,TN + 1874-06-14 A W Smith
5. Allifire CRIDER b: 1845 in Gibson Co.,TN
6. Mary CRIDER b: 1847 in Gibson Co.,TN + 1870-09-22 Wilse M Smith
7. Martha CRIDER b: 1849 in Gibson Co.,TN + Menroe Smith
8. Winfield L CRIDER b: 1853 in Gibson Co.,TN + E N Ray
9. Emma CRIDER b: 1856 Gibson Co.,TN



John Andrew Rigsbee 1818 NC
+ 1841-04-06 Lee Ann Webb 1821 Franklin Co NC d 1903 Hobart, Kiowa Co OK d/o William Taylor Webb + Mourning Denby Eley

1. Caroline H. 'Callie' RIGSBEE 1842-03-27 Gibson Co TN d 1922-03-20 Cleveland Co AR
2. Mary RIGSBEE 1843 Gibson Co TN
3. Andrew Dallas RIGSBEE 1845 Gibson Co TN
4. Harriet Ann RIGSBEE c1849 Gibson Co TN d c1883
5. Roxanna P. 'Roxey' RIGSBEE 1851-08-xx Gibson Co TN
6. William Edward RIGSBEE 1851-06-27 Humbolt, Gibson Co TN d 1925-10-31 [St Louis MO]
7. John Bascomb RIGSBEE 1848-02-xx Gibson Co TN
8. Ethelbert S. 'Egbert' RIGSBEE 1857 Gibson Co TN
9. Elizabeth M. 'Betty' 'Lizzie' RIGSBEE 1857-08-16 Gibson Co TN d 1922-06-14 West Point, Wayne Co TN
10. James M. RIGSBEE c1865 Gibson Co TN
11. Walter V. RIGSBEE 1864-02-xx Gibson Co TN
12. Howell L. RIGSBEE 1869 Gibson Co TN

[several of those birth dates are wrong]

1 Caroline + 1858-12-19 Richard H Coats 1837-05-28 TN d 1913-02-11

1.1. Willie H. COATS 1859-12-10 d 1865-07-03
1.2. Mary Ida COATS 1861-08-02 Weakley Co TN d 1907-01-10 Bradely Co AR
1.3. Johnie E. COATS 1863-04-10 d 1875-07-04
1.4. Richard E. COATS 1865-03-31 Weakley Co TN d 1919-12-29
1.5. James E. 'Jim' COATS 1867-08-19 Weakley Co TN
1.6. Miner Elmer COATS 1869-11-26 Weakley Co TN d 1945-07-05
1.7. Elizabeth Ann 'Annie' COATS 1871-01-21 Weakley Co TN d 1901-04-09
1.8. Walter C. COATS 1873-03-22 Weakley Co TN d 1963-08-xx
1.9. Ethelbert D. COATS 1876-08-01 Greenfield, Weakley Co TN
1.10. Callie L. COATS 1878-09-17 d 1880-02-04
1.11. Thomas Brown COATS 1880-09-03 Greenfield, Weakley Co TN d 1971-01-13 Bradley Co AR
1.12. Carrie B. COATS 1882-10-17 d 1902-12-08
1.13. Roxey M. COATS 1885-07-22 d 1963-05-11 New Edinburg, Cleveland Co AR

4 Harriet + 1876-03-28 Joseph J Vernon 1833 MO

4.1. Lillie A VERNON 1877-05-08 Charleston, Mississippi Co MO d 1949-08-16 Tampa FL
4.2. James VERNON 1879 Tywappity, Mississippi Co MO
4.3. John Albert VERNON 1881-09-20 Tywappity, Mississippi Co MO d 1961-03-29 Tampa FL

5 Roxanna + 1878-10-10 George Penn 1854-03-xx TN d 1914-01-xx Wichita Falls TX

5.1. Lula May PENN 1879-09-xx Abbotts, Gibson Co TN
5.2. Florence F. PENN 1882-01-xx Abbotts, Gibson Co TN
5.3. Beulah PENN 1886-11-xx Abbotts, Gibson Co TN

6 William + 1877-07-04 Lucretia Ann Moore 1849-12-24 Charleston, Mississippi Co MO d 1914-11-05 Delassus, St Francois Co MO [d/o Joshua Moore + Catharine A Logan]

6.1. John Gilbert RIGSBEE 1878-02-11 Delassus, St Francois Co MO
6.2. Effie Leann RIGSBEE 1879-10-02 Farmington, St Francois Co MO d 1961-05-22 Los Angeles CA
6.3. James Walter RIGSBEE 1881-11-03 Delassus, St Francois Co MO d 1942-11-04
6.4. Jennie Alberta 'Birdie' RIGSBEE 1884-05-20 Delassus, St Francois Co MO d 1920-02-11
6.5. Charles Marvin RIGSBEE 1887-04-29 Delassus, St Francois Co MO d 1888-03-10 Delassus

7 John + 1876-12-20 Lou Isabelle Penn 1849-07-xx TN

7.1. Cora Louetta RIGSBEE 1878-02-xx Abbotts, Gibson Co TN
7.2. Dallas L. RIGSBEE 1880-11-xx AR
7.3. Oscar R. 'Oskar' RIGSBEE 1885-10-xx TN

8 Ethelbert + 1881-03-06 M E Johnson

8.1. William Marvin L. RIGSBEE 1885 MO
8.2. Walter Holroyd RIGSBEE 1888-07-04 AR d 1952-07-22 Stanislaus Co CA

Ethelbert + c1893 Olivia A Blakemore 1871 TX

8.3. Alace RIGSBEE 1894 TX
8.4. Charles Herbert RIGSBEE 1896-09-14 TX (possibly Gainesville) d 1974-03-xx
8.5. Edna Gertrude RIGSBEE 1898-10-25 Cloud Chief, Washita Co OK d 1989-05-03 Santa Clara Co CA
8.6. Lillie A. RIGSBEE 1903 OK

9 Elizabeth + 1880-11-28 Solon E Lee 1854-06-27 Izard Co AR d 1928-09-18 Lawrenceburge, Wayne Co TN

9.1. Callie Ann LEE 1881-10-xx Probably Gibson Co TN d 1968 Wayne Co TN
9.2. James N. 'Jim' LEE 1883-08-xx Gibson or Wayne Co TN
9.3. Eulis LEE 1888-03-xx Gibson or Wayne Co TN
9.4. Minnie LEE 1892-02-xx Gibson or Wayne Co TN
9.5. Henry L. LEE 1894-03-20 Wayne Co TN d 1967-12-31
9.6. Roxie Tennessee LEE 1896-04-xx Wayne Co TN
9.7. Benton L. LEE 1898-12-xx Wayne Co TN



Henery LEE was born in Wayne County, Tennessee on 20 March 1894 the son of Solon E. LEE (27
June 1854 - 18 Sep 1928) and Bettie Elizabeth RIGSBEE, who was born in Texas on 16 Aug 1857
and died 14 June 1922. Both parents are buried at Bethlehem
Cemetery, Wayne Co., Tennessee. Solon E. LEE was the son of
Captain Henry Newton Lee (Co. A, 10th Tennessee Infantry,
USV, Civil War) and Polly Ann MORRISON.

[Elizabeth was really born in TN]



Sarah E Rigsby
+ 1839-12-11 Madison Conlee 1818-04-02 d 1898-05-27 s/o Daniel Conlee + Mahalia Susannah Randolph



25. J[ohn] E.4 HALFORD (JOSEPH3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1816 in NC. He married
REBECCA M. RIGSBY March 09, 1841 in Gibson County, TN. She was born Abt. 1821 in NC.

[J E s/o Joseph Halford + Eleanor Klender]
[J E d 1860-03-30 Gibson Co TN]

Notes for J. E. HALFORD:
Found on Gibson County, TN census in 1850.

More About J. E. HALFORD:
Occupation: Carpenter on 1850 census

Children of J. HALFORD and REBECCA RIGSBY are:

i. WILLIAM5 HALFORD, b. Abt. 1841.
ii. JOSEPH HALFORD, b. Abt. 1843.
iii. GILLIAN HALFORD, b. Abt. 1846.

[1850 census shows him as James]



1815 in Tennessee, and died Jan 31, 1894 in Bowie, Montague Co, Tx. He married (1) LEVINIA
KELTON Jul 27, 1841 in Gibson County, Tennessee. She was born Abt. 1824 in Tennessee, and died
Bet. 1855 - 1856 in Tennessee. He married (2) GILLIA ANN RIGSBEE Mar 11, 1858 in Gibson Co,
Tennessee, daughter of WILLIAM RIGSBEE and MARTHA (LNU). She was born Nov 7, 1826 in
North Carolina, and died 1886 in Bowie, Montague Co, Tx.

[William s/o Edmund Penn + Mary Ferris]

like 'Gilly' on the document. Also, the name Rigsbee is spelled Rigsbie on census
Actual marriage on March 11, 1858 per Nell.)
"State of Tennessee, Gibson County
To any regular Minister of the Gospel having the care of souls, or any acting Justice of the Peace for
said county- - - Greeting.
These are to authorize you to solomize the rites of Matrimony between A C Penn and Gilly A Rigsbee
of your county, agreeably to an Act of Assembly in such cases made and provided. Provided, always
that the said G A Rigsbee be an actual resident of this county, otherwise these shall be null and void,
and not be accounted any License or authority to you, or either of you, for the purpose aforesaid,
more than though the same had never been granted. Given under my hand at the clerk's office in said
county, this 10 day of March 1858." Signed by E.W. Raines , Clerk


[R02.2.3.8, 9]

Oregon Co MO maillist

Elizabeth M. 'Bettie' Rigsbee married Solon E. Lee Nov 28, 1880 Randolph Co., AR

Ethelbert S. 'Egbert' Rigsbee married M. E. Johnson March 6, 1881 Ripley Co., MO

These families had come from Gibson Co., TN area.



George W Glisson 1857-03-01 Gibson Co TN d 1936-01-27 Gibson Co TN
+ 1889-01-30 Dora Rigsbee 1864-07-xx TN
probably no children


James Horace Rigsbee
+ Ozora Lazett Wingo 1874-04-08 d/o Theodore Frelinghausen Wingo + Pauline Elizabeth Jane Johnon

[R02.2.6.4, I think]

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