Sgt. Samuel Riggs

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Samuel Riggs

Birthplace: Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Sgt Edward (Immigrant) Riggs II and Elizabeth Riggs
Husband of Sarah Riggs and Sarah Riggs
Father of Elizabeth (Riggs) Bassett; Samuel Riggs; Capt. John Riggs; Ebenezer Riggs, Sr.; Edward Riggs and 3 others
Brother of Edward Riggs,III; Joseph Riggs; Mary Day; Lydia Riggs; Elizabeth Riggs and 2 others

Occupation: ensign
Managed by: Patricia Norton Chong
Last Updated:

About Sgt. Samuel Riggs

was born at Milford Conn., about 1640. When his father removed from Derby to Newark, N. J., Samuel was left in possession of the 'Riggs' Hill' farm and other property about Derby, which he probably inherited. In 1667 he married Sarah, daughter of Richard Baldwin, of Milford. His wife Sarah died, and he married, secondly, Mrs. Sarah Washburn, May 6, 1713. He was a man of intelligence and substantial ability, and was honored by his neighbors as long as he lived. He was a representative in the Legislature several years and a justice of the peace. He also held the commission of ensign from the colonial government for a number of years. His death is recorded in 1738. He had a family of nine children, all by his first wife, …"

Lived in Milford until 1671, then moved to Derby. When his father moved to Newark, NJ he stayed in CT and held on to the extensive family property. Commissioned ensign; representative to the legislature; Justice of the peace.

Wife: Sarah Baldwin, b. Bef 1 Apr 1649, Milford Ct? d. Bef 1713, Derby Ct (Age < 63 years) Married 1667 Milford Ct


	1. Elizabeth Riggs,   b. Abt 1670, Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN, Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location
	2. Samuel Riggs,   b. 8 Oct 1670,   d. UNKNOWN
	3. Sarah Riggs,   b. 1672,   d. UNKNOWN
	4. Sarah Riggs,   b. 3 May 1674,   d. UNKNOWN
	5. John Riggs,   b. 1 Apr 1676,   d. UNKNOWN
	6. Ebenezer Riggs,   b. 15 Oct 1678,   d. UNKNOWN
	7. Edward Riggs,   b. 7 Oct 1680,   d. UNKNOWN
	8. Hannah Riggs,   b. 24 Feb 1682/83,   d. UNKNOWN
	9. Joseph Riggs,   b. 22 Feb 1685/86,   d. UNKNOWN

Last Modified 20 Jan 2016

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Sgt. Samuel Riggs's Timeline

Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
June 13, 1668
Age 28
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticutt
October 8, 1670
Age 30
New Haven, New Haven , Connecticut
April 1, 1676
Age 36
Milford, New Haven County, CT, USA
October 15, 1678
Age 38
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecitcut Colony, (Present USA)
October 7, 1680
Age 40
Derby, New Haven, Connecticut
February 24, 1682
Age 42
Derby, CT, USA
February 24, 1683
Age 43
New Haven, New Haven , Connecticut
February 22, 1686
Age 46
New Haven, New Haven , Connecticut