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1870: Kentucky to New York
Posted by: Ken Hinds (ID *****4287) Date: January 04, 2011 at 16:08:11
In Reply to: New and Improved Annotated Rigsby Census by Ken Hinds of 1034


Allen Co

John Davis household
[R05.] Alonzo Rigsby 10 KY

[His mother was a Davis. John is probably his uncle.]
[moves to Warren Co KY]

[R05.2.5.3] John S Rigsby 32 KY [John Samuel]
Rachel F 24 KY [Rachel Finney]
Mary J 5 KY
John H 3 KY [John Herbert]
Annie L 1 KY
Henry Finney 76 KY [Rachel's father]
Sarah Finney 69 SC [Sarah Ritchey, Rachel's mother]

[R05.2.5] John W Rigsby 58 SC [my John W]
Ann 57 KY
Bell 9 KY [prob d/o Wilson Lee]

Nancy Petty household
[R05.2.1.1] John T Rigsby 46 KY

[I don't see him after this.]

A Wells household
[R05.] James H Rigsby 4 KY

[moves to Franklin Co IL]

[R05.] William Rigsby 23 KY
Melvina 18 KY [Melvina Bruff]

[moves to Franklin Co IL]

Emily Long 29 KY [Emily Rigsby d/o R05.2.1 James]
Louella Long 8 KY
Frances T Long 4 KY
Parkey Rigsby 66 VA [widow of R05.2.1 James]

[R05.2.1.3] Garlin W Rigsby 41 KY
Sarah F 37 KY
Amanda 12 KY
John W 6 KY
Nancy A 4 KY
Mary E 3 KY
Luther T 1/12 KY
Asberry D 14 KY

[R05.2.4.5] Charles T Rigsby 28 KY
Nancy C 21 KY
Emma F 4 KY
Riley N 3 KY
Sallie 4/12 KY

[I don't see them in 1880. In 1900 he is alone in Cooke Co

[R05.2.5.1] William P Rigsby 37 KY [William Perry]
Charity V 36 KY
William P 18 KY [William Porter]
Lee A 17 KY
Elizabeth J 14 KY
Elijah C 14 KY
John W 13 KY
Elbridge F 10 KY
Mary E 8 KY
Amanda H 6 KY
Daniel 5 KY
Sarah A 4 KY
Willis 5/12 KY

[I don't see him after this]

Barren Co

[R05.2.4.4] Jefferson B Rigsby 28 MO
Elzada M 25 TN [Elzada Whitlow]
William S 8 KY
Mary J 6 KY
Eugenia C 3 KY
Nancy E F 8/12 KY
Nancy Whitlow 69 VA [Elzada's mother]
Erminta Whitlow 28 TN [Elzada's sister]

[moves to Metcalfe Co KY]

Boyd Co

Melinda Newman household
[R26.7.5] George E Rigsby 17 VA [looks like Rigsley]

Elizabeth Tillson? household
[R26.7.1] Mat Rigsby 23 VA
Mary Rigsby 21 VA

[moves back to Smyth Co VA]

Breckinridge Co

Willis Hardin household
Nancy M 34 KY
Minnie E Rigsby 11 KY
John Rigsby 8 KY

*[Nancy is widow of R05.1.4.1 James.]

[R05.1.5] H L Rigsby 45 TN [Harris Lawson]
Martha J 40 TN
Wright 17 TN
James F 15 TN
Willis A 7 TN
Hattie 3 KY
Levi? H 3/12 KY

[They move to Jefferson Co KY.]

[R05.1.4] John Rigsby 54 KY
Margaret 40? TN
Larson 22 TN
John 1 KY

[The older John dies before 1880]
[The younger John is son of Larson. Where is Larson's

Carter Co

[R17.1.2.6] Thomas Rigsby 25 KY
Elizabeth 23 KY [Elizabeth Fields]
[R17.1.2.3] Rebecca 33 KY

[Is that correct? Or is Thomas in Garrard Co KY?]

Edmonson Co

[R05.2.4.2] J T Rigsby 30 KY [John Thomas]
Casander 25 KY [Cassandra Whitlow]
Avada F (f) 7 KY [Arminta]
Benjamin 5 KY
Nancy C 4 KY
Thomas V 1 KY

[moves to Metcalfe Co KY]

Fayette Co

p248 [asylum]
[R31] Rufus Rigsby 36 NC [insane]

George Morgan household [apparently a boarding house]
Emma Rigsby 17 KY

[who is this?]

Fulton Co

[R05.1.5.2] Daniel B Rigsby 20 TN

[moves to Breckinridge Co KY]

[R05.1.5.1] John Rigsby 23 KY

[moves to Jefferson Co KY]

Garrard Co

Francis Shaw household
[R13.2.7.4] Amelia J Rigsby 17 KY

Lydia Rigsby 75 KY [widow of R13.2.1 Robert]
Sallie A 35 KY
Lydia A 26 KY
Elvira 25 KY
Andy 3 KY
John 2 KY
William 2 KY
Owen 8/12 KY

[Whose children? Sally and Lydia did not marry, but had
children in 1880.]

[R13.2.7] William Rigsby 45 KY
Margaret 43 KY
John W 15 KY
Harriet E 14 KY
Lucy F 12 KY
David 9 KY
James 7 KY
Robert 4 KY
Andy S 2 KY

[David moves to Macoupin Co IL]

[R13.2.2.2] William B Rigsby 27 KY
Eliza J 20 KY [Eliza Carlisle]
Burilla? (f) 1 KY

Lucy Rigsby 64 VA [widow of R13.2.2 John]
James H 22 KY
Mary J 24 KY
Susan Adams 75 VA
Joseph W Berry 12 KY
George Hagary? 21 KY

Thomas Rigsby 25 KY
Emily 18 KY [Emma McKay]
Della 1 KY
William Woods 8 KY

[who is this?]
*[s/o Mary from 1860]
*[moves to Mercer Co KY]

Jackson Co

William Crank household
*[R14.3.1.5] Thomas Rigsbee 25 TN
Martha Rigsbee 20 KY [Martha Jane York]

[they move to Washington Co AR]

mortality schedule
*[R14.] Mary E Rigsbee 1 KY died October

Johnson Co

[R17.1.3.1] Willis Rigsby 40 KY
Polly 39 KY
Amanda J 15 KY
Jeremiah 12 KY
Lewis 9 KY
Catharine 7 KY
Elizabeth 4 KY

[R17.1.3.3] Henry Rigsbey 36 KY
Nancy 36 KY
Mary J 15 KY
John C B 13 KY
Sarah A 11 KY
Martha M 9 KY
Lewis 7 KY
Clarinda 3 KY
Elizabeth 1/12 KY

[moves to Magoffin Co KY]
[John moves to Lawrence Co KY]

[R17.1.3.7] Joseph W Rigsby 28 KY
Thersa 28 KY
Cynthia A 8 KY
Lydia M 3 KY
Roseanna? 2 KY
Squire V 3/12 KY

Jesse Hay household
[R17.1.1.4] Thomas Rigsby 29 KY
Elizabeth Rigsby 25 KY [Elizabeth Hay]

[moves back to Lawrence Co KY]

[R17.1.2] (no name) Rigsby 65 NC [Travis]
Ary 67 NC
[R17.1.2.2] Susannah Prince 34 KY
Sally Prince 11 KY
Salina Prince 10 KY
Elias Prince 8 KY

[Travis and Ary die before 1880]

[R17.1.2.4] John Rigsby 28 KY
Nancy J 23 KY [Nancy Johnson]
William T 5 KY
Nancy A 2/12 KY

[I don't see them in 1880, but in 1900 they are in Johnson

Nicholas Prince household
Charity Rigsby 8 KY

[who is this?]
*[likely d/o R17.1.2.6 Mary]

mortality schedule
[R17.1.2.6] Mary Rigsby 24 KY died January
[R17.] May E Rigsby 1 KY died March

Lawrence Co

[R17.1.1] Dure Riggsby 63 KY [Drury]
Nancy 48 KY
Andrew 16 KY

[moves in with son John]

[Where are the rest of them?]
[R17.1.3 Lewis definitely should be here.]

*Magoffin Co

Isaac Montgomery 22 KY
Sarah 30 KY [widow of R20.1.4.2 Henry]
Catharine (Rigsby) 12 KY
Leander (Rigsby) 9 KY
Cyntha (Rigsby) 7 KY
Elbert 1 KY
J W Row

[Except for Elbert, the children are from her first
marriage to Henry Rigsby.]

Monroe Co

John Ray household
Letha C Riggsby 24 TN domestic servant

[who is this?]

Muhlenberg Co

[R05.3.14] James Rigsby 30 TN [sb 33]
Mary E 33 TN
[R05.3.11] Thomas 36 TN

[James dies before 1874. I don't see Thomas in 1880.]

[R05.3.10] Berry Rigsby 40 TN
Sallie 35 TN
John 14 TN
Bettie 11 TN
Susan 10 TN
Alexander 9 TN
George 7 TN
Emma 5 TN
Enoch 1 TN

[I don't see John after this.]

Rockcastle Co

[R13.2.1.4] Thomas Rigsby 34 KY
Elizabeth 33 KY [Elizabeth Murray]
Sarah E 9 KY
William R 5 KY
Thomas 3 KY

William Dollins? household
Livisee? Rigsby (f) 23 KY
James Rigsby 13 KY

[Who are they? maybe R82.6 and R82.3? It sure looks like
they should be related to Thomas.]
[James moves to Webster Co KY]

[R13.2.1.7] Richard Rigsby 24 KY
Jane 37 KY
Thomas J Lewis 13 KY
Lucy A Lewis 11 KY
J Lewis (f) 8 KY
Charles K Lewis 3 KY

[I don't know why the Lewises are living with them. Was
Jane married to a Lewis earlier?]

[R13.2.1.1] James Rigsby 47 KY
Sarah 43 KY [Sarah Starnes]
Eliza J 19 KY
James H 17 KY
Sarah E 14 KY
Liddia M 10 KY
Lauretta A 8 KY
Nancy J 6 KY
Martha S 3 KY

[I don't see James H in 1880, but in 1900 he is in Union
Co KY.]

Simpson Co

Benjamin Hendricks household
*[R05.2.4.6] Riley E Rigsby 25 KY

Union Co

[R05.2.1.4] James T Rigsby 35 TN
Savanah 37 KY
William C 14 KY
Mary 11 KY
Marthy 11
Adaline S 10 KY
Lee O (m) 8 KY
Sarah A 5 KY
Laura J 3 KY
Isaiah L 1 KY
Matilda C 8/12 KY

[James dies before 1880]
[William moves to Erath Co TX]

Warren Co

Ann Cook household [boarding house]
Ellen Rigsby 19 KY

[who is this?]

[R05.2.5.6] J C Bigsby 25 KY
Linda 33 TN [Cinderella]
Jesse W 3 KY
Rebecca A 2 KY
A J Claypool 7 KY

[R05.2.2] Henry Rigsby 67 NC
Judith 72 VA

[moves back to Allen Co KY]

[R05.2.2.4] William W Rigsby 28 KY
Mary A 22 KY
William C 8 KY
Franklin L 3 KY

Wolfe Co

Julia Rigsby 39 KY
Elizabeth Dunn 68 NC

[who is this?]


E Feliciana Par

Phoebe Rigsby 22 LA B
Johnny 2 LA B

[who is this?]

Sabine Par

[R05.3.5.2] John W Rigsby 28 TN [sb 30]
Azalete H 20 LA [Azalete H Cumberland]
James B 5 LA
Tennessee 1 LA

[Apparently they divorce. I think John moves to Ouachita
Par LA]

St Mary Par

George Rigsby 42 LA B
Easter 30 LA B

[who is this?]
[Apparently they never had children.]


Allegan Co

Richard? Rigeby? 32 IN
Elizabeth 25? IN
Emily 2 MI

Jase? Rigeby? 29 IN
Elizabeth 33 OH
Mary J 8 MI
Charles? F 5 MI

*[maybe R13.3.3.1? or R05.3.5.3?]

William Rigeby? 37 TN
Mary 36 VA
Robert 3 MI
Walter 1 MI
Last? Will? 17 MI

*[maybe R14.8.2?]

Oakland Co

Isaac Rigsby 38 NY
Eleanor 35 NY
Emma P 14 MI
Lyman J 12 MI
Sarah E 10 MI
Alice M 8 MI
Cora B 6 MI
Charles S 4 MI
Priscilla Manning 77 NY

[This is the only time he appears. There weren't any
Rigsbys in MI in 1850.]


Attala Co

[R75] George Rigby 55 NC
Mary 45 SC
Will P 23 AL
Rebecca 21 AL
S J (f) 19 AL [Sallie]
Martha 16 AL
George W 15 AL
Mary 8 MS
Robert 6 MS
Joseph 3 MS
M M (f) 5/12 MS [Margaret]

[I don't see him after this. Presumably he died.]

Sophronia Rigby 24 AL
James 2 MS
Joseph 6/12 MS

[Sophronia must be widow of George's son John.
Or is he just away somewhere?]

De Soto Co

[R33.1.3] Wright Rigsby 28 NC
Mary 19 NC [Mary M Glenn]
Ellen 3 NC
Thomas 2 MS

[I don't see them after this.]

Itawamba Co

Joseph McClane household
Isom Rigsby 12 AL

[who is this? R35.2.5.4? nope]

Pontotoc Co

*[R11.11.4] William Rigsby 27 AL
Millie 27 AL
Sarah 1 MS

*[moves to Tate Co MS]

Rankin Co

Adolfus? Lacy household
Malissa Rigsby 10 MS

[who is this?]

Scott Co

May Rigsby 42 MS [Mary widow of Russell]
J (m) 21 MS [Joseph Andrew]
Margret 19 MS
Charlie 14 MS
Louisanna 12 MS
Benjamin 10 MS
Russel 16 MS [should be 26]

[really Rigby]

(no name) Rigsgy 45 MS
Caroline 25 NC
Owen 10 MS
Mary 8 MS
John 6 MS
Daid or Daiel 9m MS

[Is this s/o Bryant? He is the only Rigsby born about 1825
in MS.]

J W Lathan household
Emily Rigsby 50 AL B
Jack 17 MS B

[I don't see them in 1880.]

Polly Sims household
Fannie Rigsby 17 MS B

[I don't see her in 1880.]


Crawford Co

(unreadable) (Jim L?) Rigsby 20 TN
Millie 20 MO
Orphie? (f) 2 MO

[who is this?]
*[I don't see them on the 1880 census, but Millie is in
Howell Co MO for the 1900.]

[R56.5.3] James Rigsby 17 MO
Polly A 22 MO
Jane Skaggs 40 MO
Thomas J Skaggs 9 MO

[moves to Howell Co MO]

[R14.5.2.3] W J Rigsby 30 TN
Elizabeth 30 TN
Frances 9 TN
Ruthie? (f) 7 TN
Frances Carroll? 21 MO [domestic]

[I'm guessing this is William]
*[moves to Howell Co MO]

[Note that these three families are right next to each
other, implying they are all related.]

Dent Co

Gilbert Noris household
*E M 34 KY
M E Rigsby (f) 9 MO

[who is this? maybe w/o Thomas from 1860 who vanishes?]
*[Gilbert married 1864 widow Elizabeth Rigsby]
*[This almost has to be widow of R56.5 Hillman, though the
ages for her and daughter Mary are off by 10 years. Note
that Hillman's son James married in Dent Co MO in 1869.]

Lewis Co

[R05.2.9] William Rigsby 42 KY
Sarah Ann 40 KY [Sarah Ann Hendron]
Andrew 20 MO
John W 12 MO
Alfred 10 MO
James 5 MO
Lewis? 3 MO
William Brown 23 IN
Elizabeth Brown 18 MO

[moves to Boone Co MO]
[Andrew moves to Knox Co MO; John moves to Carroll Co MO;
Alfred moves to Randolph Co MO]
[Is Elizabeth his daughter Nancy?]

Maries Co

W W Scott household
Sarah M Rigsby 12 MO
Elizabeth C Rigsby 29 MO [widow of R56.1.1 James]
Mary F Rigsby 10 MO
J H Rigsby (m) 8 MO
George Rigsby 6 MO
Susan J Rigsby 1 MO

Monroe Co

[R05.2.6.2] John G Rigsby 26
Mary M 22
Winnie E 2
Lucy M 5/12

[R05.2.6] Hartwell Riggsby 55 KY
Mary A 53 KY
William H 16 MO
Celia 15 MO
Serena 13 MO
Henry C 10 MO
Wiley J 8 MO

New Madrid Co

[R05.3.3] Wright Rigsby 59 SC
Lethe 50 TN

[R46] Lot Rigsby 50 TN
Nancy 50 NC
Irene 10 KY

[moves to Dunklin Co MO]


Elko Co

John P Hough household
[R57.3.2] S Rigsby 29 IL [Stanley]

[Where was he in 1860?]

New York

New York City

[R83] James Rigsby 59 ENG
Ellen 47 IRE
Robert 18 NJ
Mary E 16 NJ
James E 15 MA
George 13 NY
Jane 11 NY
William H 9 NY
John T 6 NY

William Howell household
Lina Rigsby (f) 25 IRE

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