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Elizabeth Riggs (Holmes)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Essex, England
Death: Died in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edward Holmes and Elizabeth Holmes
Wife of Edward (immigrant) Riggs, Sr.
Mother of Lydia Riggs; Sgt Edward (Immigrant) Riggs II; Mary Twitchell (Riggs); Ada W. Allen (Riggs); Elizabeth Riggs and 3 others
Sister of George Holmes (to USA); Samuel Holmes; John Holmes and Christopher Holmes

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About Elizabeth Riggs

:Elizabeth (Holmes) Riggs:

Parents: George Holmes and Elizabeth

Husband:Edward Riggs b. 1589

Children:

  1. Edward Oct. 17, 1619-
  2. Lydia c.1622-1633
  3. Elizabeth c. 1627-May 1633
  4. John c. 1630-October 1634
  5. Mary c. 1632

Edward and Mary were the only children to live to adulthood.

Emigrated from London to Boston in spring 1633 -------------------- "Edward Ryges and Elizabeth Holmes" were married on 16SEP1618 at All Saints Church, Nazeing, Essex, which is the adjacent parish to Roydon.

"Elizabeth Homes" had been baptised at All Saints, Nazeing, Essex on 13DEC1590 (21 months after Edward's baptism). Elizabeth's brothers were also baptised at the same church.

In common with a number of others in Nazeing, subsequently known as the Nazeing Christians,[S5] Edward and his family were Puritans. Early in 1633 they left England to sail to America as part of the Great Migration to New England, probably sailing from London, on either the 'William and Jane' or the 'Mary and Jane'.

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Elizabeth Riggs's Timeline

1590
December 13, 1590
Essex, England
December 13, 1590
Nazeing, Essex, England
1616
1616
Age 25
Of Roxbury, Lincolnshire, Eng.
1618
September 16, 1618
Age 27
Nazeing, Essex, England
1619
October 17, 1619
Age 28
Nazeing, Essex, England
1622
1622
Age 31
Nanzing, Essex, , England
1624
1624
Age 33
Of Roxbury, , Massachusetts
1625
1625
Age 34
Nazeing, Essex, England
1627
1627
Age 36
Nazeing Parrish, Essex, England
1630
1630
Age 39
Lincolnshire, England