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Riggs family: descendants of Edward Riggs, Roxbury, Mass. 1633

place: Conn., N.Y. State, western migration

by Rebecca Jeannette Riggs

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Published in Cheyenne, Wyo .
Written in English


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  Riggs Surname Study, Edward of Roxbury, Charting the Immediate Descendants of Edward Riggs , of Roxbury, Suffolk County, MA. Edward of Roxbury. Cowen Family History, compiled by Sarah Gaunt Thompson. Edward Riggs,2 (son of Edward1 the immigrant) was born in England about , and came to this country along with his father and family, landing in Boston, Mass., in the early summer of

Edward Riggs was born at of Nazing, Essex, England Abt His parents were Edward Riggs, I and Elizabeth Holmes. He married Elizabeth Roosa 5 Apr at Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Elizabeth Roosa was born at of England Abt They were the parents of 6 children. Two of the largest families of Riggses in America, descendants of Edward Riggs (immigrant to Roxbury MA in ) and of Thomas Riggs (immigrant to Gloucester MA in c), are both descended from the Rigg/Riggs/Rigge/Rigges families of Hawkshead Parish, Cumbria, in northwestern England. The meaning of the name is "ridge" or "ridges".

EDWARD of ROXBURY: Charting the Immediate Descendants of EDWARD RIGGS of Roxbury, Suffolk County, MA, USA 9 times greatgrandfather of MAMIE GENEVA DOUD wife of DWIGHT D EISENHOWER, 34th US President and probably7 times greatgrandfather of WARREN G HARDING, 29th US President: including those who migrated to CONNECTICUT and NEW JERSEY. Edward1 Riggs immigrated to Roxbury, Massachusetts, in from Nazeing, co. Essex, where his marriageand the baptisms of his five children are recorded. 1 Riggs or Rigg was an unusual surname in Essex at that time, and Edward’s originFile Size: 94KB.


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Riggs family: descendants of Edward Riggs, Roxbury, Mass. 1633 by Rebecca Jeannette Riggs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Riggs family: descendants of Edward Riggs, Roxbury, Mass. ; place: Conn., N.Y. State, western migration Item PreviewPages: GENEALOGY OF THE RIGGS FAMILY; DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD RIGGS OF ENGLAND AND ROXBURY, MA (B) [J.

WALLACE] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Edward Riggs and his family were part of the Great Migration and were among the very Mass. 1633 book settlers in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.A number of other families, all from Nazeig, Essexwere County, England had settled there, and were collectively called the Nazeing y, which was a separate township on the outskirts of Boston, is now part of the city of Boston.

Edward Riggs, the first of that name in America, was born in Lincolnshire, England, inHe came to Boston with his wife, two sons and four daughters inand settled at Roxbury, Mass., and in was granted the privilege of citizenship. ] Edward1 Riggs of Roxbury, Mass., Revisited The Riggs and the Holmes families came in the Great Migration to Massachusetts Bay as part of a group of Puritans known as the Nazeing Christians under Rev.

John Eliot, settling in Roxbury Edward Riggs and his family came in ; George Holmes and probably his wife (and posi- sFile Size: KB. EDWARD RIGGS. Edward's ancestry Roxbury England before he came to America is documented separately under the pages for MILES RIGGS, OF include details of Edward's wife's family (Elizabeth Holmes), his marriage to her, and the baptisms of their children in Nazeing, Essex; there is also a family tree of Edward's English and Elizabeth Riggs and.

The Riggs Genealogy. By Jared L. Olar October Updated December The RIGGS surname is of English origin, and etymologically "Riggs" is the same as the word "ridge."Going back to the Middle Ages, persons or families in England who dwelled at or near a line of hills or a ridge would come to be surnamed "Rigg," "Rigge," "Riggs," "Rigges," "Ridges," "Ryges," "Ryggys," or one of the other.

EDWARD of ROXBURY: Charting the Immediate Descendants of EDWARD RIGGS of Roxbury, Suffolk County, MA, USA 9 times greatgrandfather of MAMIE GENEVA DOUD wife of DWIGHT D EISENHOWER, 34th US President and probably 7 times greatgrandfather of WARREN G HARDING, 29th US President: including those who migrated to CONNECTICUT and NEW JERSEY.

The first death recorded in the old books of Roxbury was that of Lydia Riggs, daughter of Edward, in August, In May,another daughter, Elizabeth, died, and in October of the same year the son John.

August,the wife and mother, Elizabeth, died. The Probable Genetic Signature of Edward 1 Riggs, Immigrant to Roxbury, Massachusetts, inThe New England Historical & Genealogical Register (NEHGS, Boston, Mass., ) Vol.WNPage More Genealogy Tools.

Edward Riggs, son of Edward Riggs, may have been born in Yorkshire, England c. ; married 5 April Elizabeth Roosa of Boston, Massachusetts; died in Newark, New Jersey Edward Riggs was 19 or 20 years old when he came to New England with his parents and siblings and settled with them at Roxbury, Massachusetts in He was a Sergeant in the Pequot War of then.

The expression “Edwardian Riggs” refers to those in the same genetic family as Edward Riggs, immigrant to Roxbury, Massachusetts in Bethuel Riggs was born in New Jersey, probably a sixth-generation descendant of Edward Riggs.

Genealogy profile for Sgt Edward Riggs, III. Our 9th Great Grandfather Edward was born in England about and came to this county along with his father and family, landing in Boston, Mass.

in 2. EDWARD RIGGS (EDWARD) Edward was baptised at Nazeing, Essex in the UK on 17OCT [S1] [S2] and migrated to America with his parents, landing in Boston in the early summer of and settling in nearby Roxbury. In the Roxbury Vital Records there is an entry on 5APR for the marriage of Edward Riggs and Elizabeth ROOSA [S42] [S3].Whilst Edward would only have been 15 at that.

Born by aboutbased on date of first marriage. Came from Nazeing, Essex to Massachusetts Bay in & settled in Roxbury MA. Died in Roxbury 5 March /2. Married: (1) Nazeing, Essex, 16 September Elizabeth Holmes; she was buried at Roxbury October (2) Roxbury 5 April Elizabeth Roosa; she Memorial ID: View Source.

Edward Riggs was born about in Nazing, Essex, England the son of Elizabeth Holmes () and Edward Riggs (). Edward came America with his father and family, landing at Boston, Massachusetts, in the early summer of They were among the very earliest settlers in Roxbury, then a suburb, but now a part of Boston, al ID: View Source.

"Edward Sr. was the first generation immigrant of the Riggs family. He was born in about in England, perhaps in Lincolnshire or Yorkshire. He landed in Boston in with his wife Elizabeth Rooke Riggs (), two sons and four : In his will of 2 Sepnaming son Edward as deceased leaving widow and children besides Joseph, Hannah, and other children of his daughter Mary Twitchell, and grandchild Elizabeth Allen.

Check out John Hawkins Wallace’s book Genealogy of the Riggs Family, New York Buy Riggs family: descendants of Edward Riggs, Roxbury, Mass. ;: Place: Conn., N.Y. State, western migration by Rebecca Jeannette Riggs (ISBN:) from Amazon's Author: Rebecca Jeannette Riggs.

Edward and Elizabeth Riggs and their children landed in the early summer of in Boston, which was part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. They had probably sailed from London, on either the 'William and Jane' or the 'Mary and Jane'.

Edward and his family were among the very early settlers in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, where a. Genealogy of the RIGGS FAMILY (described as Vol.1 but no further vol pub), by John e and pub by the author - LDS FHLC with mfm available for loan S4 pp of The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, Edwardian Riggses of America III: Edward Riggs (– ), Immigrant in to Roxbury, Massachusetts: His Family Through Twelve Generations, Part II: The New Jersey Branch.widely separated, genealogically speaking, as possible—namely descendants from two sons of Thomas1 Riggs.

That approach cannot be used here because Edward1 Riggs had only one son reaching maturity, Edward2 Riggs (also an immigrant to Roxbury in The actual approach taken is to establish the signature of)File Size: 90KB.