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Thomas Riggs

Birthplace: Hawkshead, Lancashire , England
Death: Died in Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Rigge
Husband of Mary Riggs; Elizabeth Riggs and Mary Morris
Father of Mary Riggs; Sarah Tucker; Anna Wharff; Thomas Riggs, Jr; John Riggs and 3 others

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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Immediate Family

About Thomas Riggs

Thomas Riggs1632-February 26, 1722

Parents Robert Rigge c.1610-1670


  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

March 25, 1633
Hawkshead, Lancashire , England
March 25, 1633
Hawkshead, Lancashire, England
March 25, 1633
Hawkshead, Lancaster, England
March 25, 1633
Hawkshead, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
March 25, 1633
Hawkshead, Lancaster, England
March 6, 1659
Age 25
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts
February 16, 1662
Age 28
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
April 27, 1664
Age 31
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
December 7, 1666
Age 33
Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts