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John Riggs

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Milford, New Haven County, CT, USA
Death: Died in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Sgt. Samuel Riggs and Sarah Baldwin Riggs
Husband of Elizabeth Riggs
Father of Edward Riggs; Samuel Riggs; Anna Hull; Elizabeth Riggs; Capt. Joseph Riggs and 2 others
Brother of Elizabeth (Riggs) Bassett; Samuel Riggs; Ebenezer Riggs, Sr.; Edward Riggs; Hannah Riggs and 2 others

Occupation: captain
Managed by: Rachel Lehman Groessel
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About Capt. John Riggs

Birth: Apr. 1, 1676 Derby New Haven County Connecticut, USA Death: Sep. 24, 1755 Derby New Haven County Connecticut, USA

Son of SAMUEL RIGGS & SARAH BALDWIN

Occupation: Represented Derby, New Haven, CT in General Court for 30 yrs

Married: Feb 23, 1699/1700, ELIZABETH TOMLINSON, Derby, New Haven, CT

Five children: 1. Samuel RIGGS abt 1699/1701 – 1736

2. Anna RIGGS 1704 – 1731

3. Elizabeth RIGGS 1706 - 1801

4. Joseph RIGGS, I 1709 – 1792

5. Sarah RIGGS 1710 - 1787


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Spouse:
 Elizabeth Tomlinson Riggs (1676 - 1747)*

Children:
 Ann Riggs Hull (1704 - 1731)*
 Joseph Riggs (1709 - 1792)*
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Inscription: Here lies buried the body of John Riggs Esq. who departed this life Sept ye 24th 1755 in the 80th year of his age.


Burial: Old Derby Uptown Burying Ground Derby New Haven County Connecticut, USA Plot:


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Maintained by: Steven Smith Originally Created by: Kelly Palifka Lindsey Record added: Feb 21, 2002 Find A Grave Memorial# 6203685

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Capt. John Riggs's Timeline

1676
April 1, 1676
Milford, New Haven County, CT, USA
1700
1700
Age 23
Derby, CT, USA
1701
January 2, 1701
Age 24
1704
June 10, 1704
Age 28
Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
1706
June 17, 1706
Age 30
Derby, New Haven County, CT, USA
1709
February 13, 1709
Age 32
Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1710
December 17, 1710
Age 34
Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
1725
1725
Age 48
1755
September 24, 1755
Age 79
Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United States