James Daugherty Riggs (1826 - 1900) MP

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Birthplace: Chariton, Chariton County, Missouri, United States
Death: Died in Florence, Marion County, Kansas, United States
Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Ben M. Angel
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Immediate Family

About James Daugherty Riggs

From "Martha's Extended Family" family tree page on James Riggs:

http://martisgenes.info/p402.htm#i5042

James Daugherty Riggs[1],[2],[3],[4],[5],[6],[7]

  • M,
  • b. 2 November 1826,
  • d. 5 April 1900
  • Father* Samuel Riggs b. 30 Apr 1806, d. 27 Jun 1895
  • Mother* Rhoda Belcher b. s 1805, d. 7 Jan 1836
  • Occupation* James Daugherty Riggs was a Farmer.
  • Birth* James was born on 2 November 1826 in Chariton County, Missouri.[4],[8],[3] He was the son of Samuel Riggs and Rhoda Belcher.
  • (free wh male 00-05) Census1830 James was probably a free white male, age under 5, in Samuel Riggs's houshold, on the 1830 Census in Rocky Fork Township, Boone County, Missouri.[9]
  • (free wh male 10-15) Census1840 James was probably a free white male, age 10 and under 15, in Samuel Riggs's household, on the 1840 Census in Graves County, Kentucky.[10]
  • Move* He moved winter 1846-7 to Appanoose County, Iowa.
  • Marriage* He married Lucinda Barker on 3 April 1848 in Appanoose County, Iowa.[1],[8],[11],[12]
  • Census1850* James was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census in Independence Township, Appanoose County, Iowa.[13]
  • Landcontra He purchased 80 acres of land E1/2NW Sec7 Twp 68 N R 26 W 1 May 1855 in Decatur County, Iowa.[14]
  • Landcontra* He purchased 80 acres of land E1/2SE Sec 34 Twp 71 N R 31 W 3 June 1856 in Union County, Iowa.[14]
  • Census1860* On the 1860 Census in Platte Township, Union County, Iowa, James was listed as the head of a family.[2]
  • Residence* He lived in June 1865 in Center Township, Marion County, Kansas.
  • Census1870* James was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census in Doyle Township, Marion County, Kansas.[15]
  • Biography* Sold land to create the town of Florence in Marion County, Kansas.
  • Marriage* He married Mary (?).[3]
  • Census1880* James was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census in Fairplay Township, Marion County, Kansas.[4]
  • Census* He appeared on the census of 1895 in Fairplay Township, Marion County, Kansas.[16]
  • Death* James died on 5 April 1900 in Florence, Marion County, Kansas, at age 73.[1],[3]
  • Burial* He was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence, Marion County, Kansas.[3]

Family 1 Lucinda Barker b. 4 Sep 1830, d. 4 May 1871

  • Marriage* He married Lucinda Barker on 3 April 1848 in Appanoose County, Iowa.[1],[8],[11],[12]
  • Children
    • 1. Joseph Hughes Riggs+ b. 24 Jan 1849, d. 5 May 1928
    • 2. Reuben F Riggs+ b. 21 Mar 1850, d. 25 Jan 1917
    • 3. John Willis Riggs+ b. 16 Apr 1851, d. 14 Oct 1921
    • 4. Henry Allen Riggs+ b. 20 May 1852, d. 16 May 1933
    • 5. Calvin Barker Riggs+ b. 26 Oct 1854, d. 5 May 1923
    • 6. Nancy Jane Riggs+ b. 26 Feb 1856, d. 15 May 1941
    • 7. Tamar Ann Riggs+ b. 8 Apr 1857, d. 1 Aug 1943
    • 8. Mary Elizabeth Riggs+ b. 14 Feb 1859, d. 1943
    • 9. Benjamin Albert Riggs+ b. 12 May 1861, d. 13 Jul 1948
    • 10. James Charles Riggs+ b. 17 Apr 1865, d. 13 Jun 1955
    • 11. Hazel Petrie Riggs+ b. 6 Apr 1867, d. 14 Aug 1930
    • 12. Richard Bird Riggs+ b. 6 Aug 1869, d. 1951

Family 2 Mary (?) b. 1834, d. 1910

  • Marriage* He married Mary (?).[3]

Citations:

  • 1.[S123] Eva R. (Deel) Cline.
  • 2.[S683] 1860, Platte Township, Union County, Iowa.
  • 3.[S120] Gravestones.
  • 4.[S703] 1880, Fairplay Township, Marion County, Kansas.
  • 5.[S226] Sondra Van Meter, Marion County, Kansas, Past and Present, p. 145.
  • 6.[S121] John H Wallace, Genealogy of the Riggs Family, p. 122.
  • 7.[S935] World Family Tree Volume 18, tree 1755.
  • 8.[S121] John H Wallace, Genealogy of the Riggs Family.
  • 9.[S699] 1830, Rocky Fork Township, Boone County, Missouri.
  • 10.[S701] 1840, Graves County, Kentucky.
  • 11.[S930] Marriage Index: AR, CA, IA, LA, MN, MO, OR, TX (1728-1850) (CD# 227).
  • 12.[S2306] Missouri Marriage Index to 1851.
  • 13.[S702] 1850, Independence County, Iowa.
  • 14.[S1686] Bureau Land Management, BLM GLO Records.
  • 15.[S1074] 1870, Doyle Township, Marion County, Kansas, p. 293A.
  • 16.[S2255] 1895.

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According to the spreadsheet for burials in Hillcrest Cemetery:

James D. Riggs is buried in Lot OR 340, Row 31-M-2, Plot 2, next to Lucinda Barker Riggs (in Plot 3).

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James Daugherty Riggs's Timeline

1826
November 2, 1826
Chariton, Chariton County, Missouri, United States
1900
April 5, 1900
Age 73
Florence, Marion County, Kansas, United States
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Florence, Marion County, Kansas, United States