Philo Rigsby Genealogy

Record modified: 2013-10-14

 / William Rigby
 / Noah Rigsby|
|  \ Mary (unknown)
Philo D Rigsby |
|  /
 \ Frances Grizzle |

Born: 1841-05-04 Alabama USA
Died: 1939-11-13 Butler Co, Alabama USA
1. 1865-08-20 Frances Ann Arant

Children of Philo Rigsby and Frances Arant:
Preston Ellery Rigsby b. 1866-08-01
Elvin Benjamin Rigsby b. 1867-09-00
Barbara Ella Rigsby b. 1868-12-17
Beulah Frances Rigsby b. 1870-04-13
John Newton Rigsby b. 1872-02-16
Ira Marvin Rigsby b. 1875-04-12
Aree Tullie Rigsby b. 1877-01-26
Acra Rigsby b. 1877-01-26
Allen Arthur Rigsby b. 1879-01-30
R Irene Rigsby b. 1880-05-00
Jodie Frazer Rigsby b. 1883-12-00



married in Butler Co AL
both buried in Wesley Chapel Methodist church cemetery, Butler Co AL

They also had a daughter Mittie J 1871-11-13 d 1876-08-12.

He was a farmer.

He served in the Civil War (Confederate), 17th AL infantry Co B.

BLM General Land Office records, Montgomery AL land office

Butler Co AL, serial no AL4510_.447
1885-11-13 William S Watson, transferee from Philo D Rigsby 40.03 acres
SW 1/4 of SW 1/4 of section 26, Township 8 N Range 14 E of St Stephens meridian in AL

1900 census Butler Co AL p41a
D Philo Rigsby 59 1841-05 AL/GA/GA
wife A Francis 60 1840-04 13/11 AL/SC/SC
son P Eley 33 1866-08 AL
son B Elvin 32 1867-09 AL
dau Beulah 30 1870-04 AL
son Acra? 23 1877-01 AL
son Tullie? 23 1877-01 AL
son A Allen 21 1879-01 AL
dau R Irene 20 1880-05 AL
son F Jollie? 16 1883-12 AL
gson P Robert 6 1894-01 AL
gson H James 4 1895-09 AL

[Elvin is widowed, so the grandchildren must be his.]

1880 census Butler Co AL p501c/d
P D Rigsbee 39 GA/blank/blank
wife Frances 40 AL/blank/blank
son Elijah 14 AL
son Elvin 12 AL
dau Barbara 11 AL
dau Beuler 10 AL
son John 7 AL
son Bishop 5 AL
son Aree? 3 AL
son Aqua 3 AL
son Allen 1 AL
dau Ellen 1/12 AL

[Elijah definitely says "son".]

1870 census Butler Co AL p328
Philo Rigsby 29 AL
Fannie 30 AL
Eliza 4 AL
Elvin 3 AL
Barbary 1 AL
Beulah 8/12 AL

[Eliza is clearly marked Female.]

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