William Rigsby Genealogy

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Born: about 1795-00-00 England
Died: 1868-03-07 Ohio Co, West Virginia USA
1. 1825-05-06 Ann Rudman

Children of William Rigsby and Ann Rudman:
Frances Rigsby b. about 1827-00-00
Mary Ann Rigsby b. 1828-04-05
Charles Rigsby b. about 1836-00-00
Sarah Ann Rigsby b. 1838-02-21
William II Rigsby b. about 1840-00-00
George Alfred Rigsby b. about 1843-00-00
John Wesley Rigsby b. 1846-03-15



married in Wiltshire; he is said to be of Aberystwyth and she of Westport St Mary
buried in Stone Church cemetery, Ohio Co WV

He arrived 1835-06-08 in NY from Liverpool ENG, on the ship Brittania.
His declaration for naturalization was recorded in 1844 (WV records vol O-29 p423).
His naturalization was recorded in 1849 (WV records vol O-31 p109).

He was a farmer.

There was a Thomas Rigsby who was also naturalized in WV at about the same time, but I don't see
him on any census. Thomas may be a brother of this William.

1860 census Ohio Co VA p83
William Ridgley 65 ENG
Ann 50 ENG
Alfred 17 ENG
John 14 ENG

1850 census Ohio Co VA p21
William Rigsby 50 ENG
Ann 44 ENG
Charles 14 VA
Sarah Ann 12 VA
William 10 VA
Alfred 7 VA
John 4 VA

1840 census Ohio Co VA p37
William Rigby 1 M 0-5, 1 M 20-30, 1 M 40-50, 1 F 0-5, 2 F 10-15, 1 F 15-20, 1 F 30-40
[William <1, Charles 4, William 40, Sarah 2, Mary Ann 12, Fanny 13, x, Ann 34]

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