Thomas Riggs (c.1633 - c.1722) MP

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Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Gloucester, Essex, Mass
Occupation: Town Clerk of Gloucester, MA for 51 yrs., a selectman for 20 yrs, a periodic schoolmaster, and a Rep. to the General Court in 1700
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About Thomas Riggs

Thomas Riggs1632-February 26, 1722

Parents Edward Riggs, II 1619-1667 and Elizabeth Roosa 1618-1668

Wives:

  1. Mary Millet 1639-1695
  2. Elizabeth Freese 1642-1722
  3. Mary Morris

Children with Mary Millet:

  1. Mary 1659
  2. Thomas, Jr. 1660-1660
  3. Sarah 1662
  4. Ann 1664
  5. Thomas 1666
  6. John 1670
  7. Elizabeth 1672
  8. Abigail 1678
  9. Andrew 1682

Thomas Riggs, brother of Edward III of Roxbury Thomas was the first in this line to come to America.

Thomas Riggs bought The Thomas Riggs House, also known as Ancient Riggs House, for his bride Mary Millet in 1661. It is the oldest house on Cape Ann in Massachusetts.

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Thomas Riggs's Timeline

1633
March 25, 1633
Hawkshead, Lancashire, England
March 25, 1633
Hawkshead, Lancaster, England
March 25, 1633
Hawkshead, Lancaster, England
March 25, 1633
Hawkshead, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
1633
England
1659
1659
Age 26
Gloucester, Essex, MA, USA
1662
February 16, 1662
Age 29
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1664
April 27, 1664
Age 31
Gloucester, Essex, MA
1666
December 7, 1666
Age 33
Gloucester, Essex, MA
1670
December 12, 1670
Age 37
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States