Ruth Pearson1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

F, b. 1829, d. 13 January 1897
FatherJohn Pearson9,10 b. 1794, d. Betw 1851-1861
MotherHannah Ashburner11 b. c 1794, d. 25 Feb 1882
Relationship3rd great-grandmother of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsThomas Rigg Descendancy Chart
           Ruth Pearson was born in 1829 at Lindale, Lancashire, England..12,13,5,14,15,16 She resided in December 1850 at Market Place, Ulverston, England.17
     Ruth Pearson married John Rigg, son of Thomas Rigg and Elizabeth Cook, on 14 December 1850 at Holy Trinity Church, Parish of Ulverston, Ulverston, Lancashire, England. They were married according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church by Thomas How Chape, Curate. Witnesses to the marriage were Alexandra Graves and Mary Pearson, the bride's sister.2,3,18,5,19
     Ruth Pearson appears as Ruth Rigg, age 22, in the census of 1851 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his wife; An apprentice, age 16, also appears on the census with this family. The given name says RIGG and then it's a ditto for the surname which means his complete name is RIGG RIGG. I think the census taker did not take down his given name. Perhaps this appentice was a Rigg family member.3 Ruth resided with John in Dalton, England, on 31 May 1854.20 Ruth and John resided on 12 October 1856 at Dalton.21
     Ruth Pearson appears as Ruth Rigg, age 32, in the census of April 1861 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his wife; James Healey, age 28, was also enumerated with this family as a journeyman shoemaker, probably under John's tutelage. Ann Hurst, age 13, was a house servant to the family.4 Ruth Pearson and John Rigg resided in April 1861 at Dalton with their children Thomas, John, Hannah, Elizabeth, and Joseph.22,4
     Ruth Pearson was an informant to the birth of Benjamin Rigg, her twin son, on 28 January 1865 at Dalton, Lancaster, England. She marked her signature with an X; at half past six P.M.23 Ruth and John resided on 3 August 1869 at Dalton.24
     Ruth Pearson appears as Ruth Rigg, age 42, in the census of 1871 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his wife.5 Ruth Pearson and John Rigg resided in 1871 at 161 Dalton, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with their children: Thomas, John, Hannah, Elizabeth, Joseph, William, Ruth, Septimus, and Reuben.5
     Ruth Pearson appears as Ruth Rigg, age 52, in the census of 1881 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his wife.6 Ruth and John resided in 1881 at 22 Market Street, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, and their children: Joseph, William, Ruth Ann, twins Septimus and Reuben, and daughter Hannah and her husband Seth Smith, along with their three month old daughter, Margaret Smith.6
     John died on 19 April 1887 at 55 Market Street, Dalton-In-Furness, Ulverston, Lancashire, England, leaving Ruth a widow.25,26
     Ruth Pearson, age 62, appears as Ruth Rigg, head of household in the census of 1891 in Dalton, Lancashire, England, with Ruth Ann Rigg, Septimus Pearson Rigg, Reuben Octavius Rigg and Margaret Ruth Rigg. Her granddaughter, Margaret, is also enumerated living at her own house with her family. She might have been visiting her grandmother when the census taker arrived.7 Ruth Pearson resided in 1891 at 55 Market Street, Dalton, England, with her children Ruth Ann, Septimus, Reuben, and her granddaughter, Margaret.7
     Ruth Pearson died on 13 January 1897 at 55 Market Street, Dalton, Lancashire, England, from gastric catarrh asthenia.8

Family

John Rigg b. 1829, d. 19 Apr 1887
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1851Dalton, Lancashire, EnglandRuth Pearson appears as Ruth Rigg, age 22, in the census of 1851 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his wife; An apprentice, age 16, also appears on the census with this family. The given name says RIGG and then it's a ditto for the surname which means his complete name is RIGG RIGG. I think the census taker did not take down his given name. Perhaps this appentice was a Rigg family member.3
1861Dalton, Lancashire, EnglandRuth Pearson appears as Ruth Rigg, age 32, in the census of April 1861 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his wife; James Healey, age 28, was also enumerated with this family as a journeyman shoemaker, probably under John's tutelage. Ann Hurst, age 13, was a house servant to the family.4
1871Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandRuth Pearson appears as Ruth Rigg, age 42, in the census of 1871 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his wife.5
1881Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandRuth Pearson appears as Ruth Rigg, age 52, in the census of 1881 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his wife.6
1891Dalton, Lancashire, EnglandRuth Pearson, age 62, appears as Ruth Rigg, head of household in the census of 1891 in Dalton, Lancashire, England, with Ruth Ann Rigg, Septimus Pearson Rigg, Reuben Octavius Rigg and Margaret Ruth Rigg. Her granddaughter, Margaret, is also enumerated living at her own house with her family. She might have been visiting her grandmother when the census taker arrived.7

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
December 1850Market Place, Ulverston, EnglandRuth Pearson resided in December 1850 at Market Place, Ulverston, England.17
31 May 1854Dalton, EnglandRuth resided with John in Dalton, England, on 31 May 1854.20
12 October 1856Dalton, EnglandRuth and John resided on 12 October 1856 at Dalton.21
April 1861Dalton, EnglandRuth Pearson and John Rigg resided in April 1861 at Dalton with their children Thomas, John, Hannah, Elizabeth, and Joseph.22,4
3 August 1869Dalton, EnglandRuth and John resided on 3 August 1869 at Dalton.24
1871161 Dalton, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandRuth Pearson and John Rigg resided in 1871 at 161 Dalton, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with their children: Thomas, John, Hannah, Elizabeth, Joseph, William, Ruth, Septimus, and Reuben.5
188122 Market Street, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandRuth and John resided in 1881 at 22 Market Street, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, and their children: Joseph, William, Ruth Ann, twins Septimus and Reuben, and daughter Hannah and her husband Seth Smith, along with their three month old daughter, Margaret Smith.6
189155 Market Street, Dalton, EnglandRuth Pearson resided in 1891 at 55 Market Street, Dalton, England, with her children Ruth Ann, Septimus, Reuben, and her granddaughter, Margaret.7

Citations

  1. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Ruth Pearson, 1829; Original Source: Parish Registers, 1565-1905 Church of England, Parish Church of Dalton-In-Furness (Lancashire),Source 1471899, Batch Number C005164.
  2. [S220] John and Ruth Rigg's Marriage Certificate.
  3. [S485] 1851 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 87302.
  4. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 543090.
  5. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 848078.
  6. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023.
  7. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588.
  8. [S792] Ruth Rigg, Ruth Rigg Death Certificate.
  9. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Ruth Pearson, 1829; Original Source: Parish Registers, 1565-1905 Church of England, Parish Church of Dalton-In-Furness (Lancashire),Source 1471899, Batch Number C005164; shows John Pearson as father.
  10. [S220] John and Ruth Rigg's Marriage Certificate: shows the bride's father as John Pearson.
  11. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Ruth Pearson, 1829; Original Source: Parish Registers, 1565-1905 Church of England, Parish Church of Dalton-In-Furness (Lancashire),Source 1471899, Batch Number C005164; shows mother as Hannah Pearson.
  12. [S485] 1851 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 87302, shows age 22.
  13. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 543090, shows age 32 and birthplace as Lancashire.
  14. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023, shows age 52.
  15. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588, shows age 62 and Lindal as birthplace.
  16. [S233] Hannah Mary Rigg Smith, Hannah Smith's Death Certificate.
  17. [S220] John and Ruth Rigg's Marriage Certificate: shows residence.
  18. [S494] 1861 England Census, Lancashire County, unknown cd2, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  19. [S792] Ruth Rigg, Ruth Rigg Death Certificate, shows widow of John Rigg.
  20. [S225] John Ashburner Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 159 (30 June 1854).
  21. [S226] Hannah Mary Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 462, shows residence of informant (8 November 1856).
  22. [S227] Unknown volume, Joseph Rigg's Birth Certificate, 6 apr 1861, unknown repository.
  23. [S221] Benjamin Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 452 (24 February 1865).
  24. [S804] Septimus Pearson Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 65 (8 September 1869).
  25. [S846] John Rigg, John Rigg Death Certificate.
  26. [S790] Will of John Rigg: Catalogue Reference: BD TB File-No Title, Ref. No. BD TB/Wills Box1/192 Date: 1887. Description of Document: Copy Wills; Creator-Thomas Butler and Sons, Broughton-In-Furness.
  27. [S224] Thomas Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 128, shows mother as Ruth Rigg, formerly Pearson (25 June 1852).
  28. [S983] England Births and Christenings: Thomas Rigg, 27 June 1852; Dalton-In-Furness; shows mother as Ruth Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  29. [S225] John Ashburner Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 159, shows mother's name as Ruth Rigg, formerly Pearson (30 June 1854).
  30. [S983] England Births and Christenings: John Ashburner Rigg, 9 July 1854; Dalton-In-Furness; shows mother as Ruth Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  31. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, England Baptisms, 1700-1900; John Ashburner Rigg; shows mother as Ruth Rigg.
  32. [S539] John Ashburner Rigg, British Isles Vital Records Index, Second Edition, Christening FHL Film 1471899 (1692-1890).
  33. [S226] Hannah Mary Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 462, shows mother's name as Ruth Rigg, formerly Pearson (8 November 1856).
  34. [S983] England Births and Christenings: Hannah Mary Rigg, 9 November 1856; Dalton-In-Furness; shows mother as Ruth, Ancestry.com.
  35. [S619] Lynn Ransom Burton, Baptisms at St. Mary, Dalton in Furness, 1859-1866, Hannah Mary Rigg, 9 November 1856; shows daughter of John Rigg and Ruth.
  36. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, Hannah Mary Rigg; shows mother as Ruth Rigg.
  37. [S233] Hannah Mary Rigg Smith, Hannah Smith's Death Certificate, show her mother as Ruth Pierson.
  38. [S799] Lynn Ransom Burton, Baptisms at St. Mary, Dalton in Furness, 1856-1859, Elisabeth Jane Rigg, 23 January, 1859; Register: Baptisms from the Bishop's Transcripts, Page 81, Entry 642; Source: LDS Film 1040305.
  39. [S983] England Births and Christenings: Elizabeth Jane Rigg, 23 January 1859; Dalton-In-Furness; shows mother as Ruth Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  40. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Elizabeth Jane Rigg, 23 January 1859; shows mother as Ruth Rigg.
  41. [S227] Unknown volume, Joseph Rigg's Birth Certificate: shows mother as Ruth Pearson, 6 apr 1861, unknown repository.
  42. [S800] Lynn Ransom Burton, Baptisms at St. Mary, Dalton in Furness, 1859-1866, Joseph Rigg, 23 March, 1861; Register: Baptisms from the Bishop's Transcripts, Page 67, Entry 529; Source: LDS Film 1040305.
  43. [S983] England Births and Christenings: Joseph Rigg, 23 March 1861; Dalton-In-Furness; shows mother as Ruth Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  44. [S228] William Robert Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 239, shows mother as Ruth Rigg, formerly Pearson (21 March 1863).
  45. [S800] Lynn Ransom Burton, Baptisms at St. Mary, Dalton in Furness, 1859-1866, William Robert Rigg, 14 March, 1863; Register: Baptisms from the Bishop's Transcripts, Page 117, Entry 936; Source: LDS Film 1040305.
  46. [S983] England Births and Christenings: William Robert Rigg, 14 March 1863; Dalton-In-Furness; shows mother as Ruth Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  47. [S221] Benjamin Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 452, shows mother as Ruth Rigg, formerly Pearson (24 February 1865).
  48. [S800] Lynn Ransom Burton, Baptisms at St. Mary, Dalton in Furness, 1859-1866, Benjamin Rigg, 28 January 1865; Register: Baptisms from the Bishop's Transcripts, Page 159, Entry 1272; Source: LDS Film 1040305.
  49. [S983] England Births and Christenings: Benjamin Rigg, 28 January 1865; Dalton-In-Furness; shows mother as Ruth Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  50. [S222] Edward Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 453, shows mother as Ruth Rigg, formerly Pearson (24 February, 1865).
  51. [S800] Lynn Ransom Burton, Baptisms at St. Mary, Dalton in Furness, 1859-1866, Edward Rigg, 5 Mar 1865; Register: Baptisms from the Bishop's Transcripts, Page 169, Entry 1350; Source: LDS Film 1040305.
  52. [S983] England Births and Christenings: Edward Rigg, 5 March 1865; Dalton-In-Furness; shows mother as Ruth Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  53. [S801] Lynn Ransom Burton, Baptisms at St. Mary, Dalton in Furness, 1866-1871, Ruth Ann Rigg, 22 July 1866; Register: Baptisms from the Bishop's Transcripts, Page 5, Entry 34; Source: LDS Film 1040305.
  54. [S983] England Births and Christenings: Ruth Ann Rigg, 22 July 1866; Dalton-In-Furness: shows mother as Ruth Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  55. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, Ruth Ann Rigg; shows mother as Ruth Rigg.
  56. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588, shows her mother as Ruth Rigg.
  57. [S804] Septimus Pearson Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 65, shows mother as Ruth Rigg, formerly Pearson (8 September 1869).
  58. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, unknown cd2, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  59. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, unknown cd2, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.