William Robert Rigg1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. 17 February 1863, d. 24 May 1917
FatherJohn Rigg8,3,9,4,5,10 b. 1829, d. 19 Apr 1887
MotherRuth Pearson11,3,12,4,5 b. 1829, d. 13 Jan 1897
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsThomas Rigg Descendancy Chart
           William Robert Rigg was born on 17 February 1863 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England..1,13,14,15
     William Robert Rigg appears as William R. Rigg, age 8, in the census of 1871 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his son.4
     William Robert Rigg resided in 1871 at 161 Dalton, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with his parents, John and Ruth, and his siblings: Thomas, John, Hannah, Elizabeth, Joseph, Ruth, Septimus, and Reuben.4
     William Robert Rigg appears as William R. Rigg, age 18, in the census of 1881 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his son.5
     William Robert Rigg resided in 1881 at 22 Market Street, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with his parents and siblings: Joseph, Ruth Ann, twins Septimus and Reuben, and Hannah and her husband Seth Smith and their daughter, Margaret.5
     William Robert Rigg resided on 14 November 1887 at Christ Church, Moss Side, Manchester, England.16
     William Robert Rigg married Margaret Agnes Rodgers on 14 November 1887 at Parish Church of Millom, Millom, Bootle, Cumberland, England. Witnesses were Fr. Jackson, Ann Rodgers, James Rodgers, Martha Ann Rigg.6,17
     William Robert Rigg and Margaret Agnes Rodgers resided in April 1891 at 74 Prince Street, Dalton, England.18
     William Robert Rigg, age 38, appears as head of household in the census of 1901 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Margaret Agnes Rodgers, Agnes Ruth Rigg, Elsie Rigg, Ann Edith Rigg, Doris Jane Rigg and Harry H. Rigg.7 William Robert Rigg and Margaret Agnes Rodgers resided in 1901 at 89 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, with their children Agnes, Elsie, Ann, Doris, and Harry.7 William Robert Rigg and Margaret Agnes Rodgers immigrated in 1903 to New York, New York, with their children Agnes, Elsie, Ann, Doris, and Harry.19
     William Robert Rigg resided in 1910 at Negaunee, Ward 1, Marquette, Michigan.20
     William Robert Rigg, age 47, appears as head of household in the census of 29 April 1910 in Negaunee, Marquette, Michigan, with Margaret Agnes Rodgers, Agnes Ruth Rigg, Elsie Rigg, Ann Edith Rigg, Doris Jane Rigg and Harry H. Rigg.21 William Robert Rigg and Margaret Agnes Rodgers resided in April 1910 on Merry Street, Negaunee, Michigan, with their children Agnes, Elsie, Ann, Doris, and Harry.21
     William Robert Rigg died on 24 May 1917 at 708 Merry Street, Negaunee, Michigan, at age 54 from septicemia from injury to his knee caused by fallling on drain pipe.22 He was buried on 26 May 1917 at Ishpeming, Michigan.23

Family

Margaret Agnes Rodgers b. 29 Jan 1866, d. 13 May 1915
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1871Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandWilliam Robert Rigg appears as William R. Rigg, age 8, in the census of 1871 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his son.4
1881Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandWilliam Robert Rigg appears as William R. Rigg, age 18, in the census of 1881 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his son.5
1901Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandWilliam Robert Rigg, age 38, appears as head of household in the census of 1901 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Margaret Agnes Rodgers, Agnes Ruth Rigg, Elsie Rigg, Ann Edith Rigg, Doris Jane Rigg and Harry H. Rigg.7
1910Negaunee, Marquette, MichiganWilliam Robert Rigg, age 47, appears as head of household in the census of 29 April 1910 in Negaunee, Marquette, Michigan, with Margaret Agnes Rodgers, Agnes Ruth Rigg, Elsie Rigg, Ann Edith Rigg, Doris Jane Rigg and Harry H. Rigg.21

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
1871161 Dalton, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandWilliam Robert Rigg resided in 1871 at 161 Dalton, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with his parents, John and Ruth, and his siblings: Thomas, John, Hannah, Elizabeth, Joseph, Ruth, Septimus, and Reuben.4
188122 Market Street, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandWilliam Robert Rigg resided in 1881 at 22 Market Street, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with his parents and siblings: Joseph, Ruth Ann, twins Septimus and Reuben, and Hannah and her husband Seth Smith and their daughter, Margaret.5
14 November 1887Christ Church, Moss Side, Manchester, EnglandWilliam Robert Rigg resided on 14 November 1887 at Christ Church, Moss Side, Manchester, England.16
April 189174 Prince Street, Dalton, EnglandWilliam Robert Rigg and Margaret Agnes Rodgers resided in April 1891 at 74 Prince Street, Dalton, England.18
190189 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-FurnessWilliam Robert Rigg and Margaret Agnes Rodgers resided in 1901 at 89 Chapel Street, Dalton-In-Furness, with their children Agnes, Elsie, Ann, Doris, and Harry.7
1910Negaunee, Ward 1, Marquette, MichiganWilliam Robert Rigg resided in 1910 at Negaunee, Ward 1, Marquette, Michigan.20
April 1910Merry Street, Negaunee, MichiganHe and Margaret Agnes Rodgers resided in April 1910 on Merry Street, Negaunee, Michigan, with their children Agnes, Elsie, Ann, Doris, and Harry.21

Citations

  1. [S228] William Robert Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 239 (21 March 1863).
  2. [S983] England Births and Christenings: William Robert Rigg, 14 March 1863; Dalton-In-Furness, Ancestry.com.
  3. [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.
  4. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 848078.
  5. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023.
  6. [S230] William and Margaret Rigg's Marriage Certificate: 14 November 1887, The Parish Church of Millom, Cumberland, England.
  7. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  8. [S228] William Robert Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 239, shows father as John Rigg (21 March 1863).
  9. [S983] England Births and Christenings: William Robert Rigg, 14 March 1863; Dalton-In-Furness; shows father as John Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  10. [S230] William and Margaret Rigg's Marriage Certificate: shows father as John Rigg.
  11. [S228] William Robert Rigg, Birth Certificate File Number 239, shows mother as Ruth Rigg, formerly Pearson (21 March 1863).
  12. [S983] England Births and Christenings: William Robert Rigg, 14 March 1863; Dalton-In-Furness; shows mother as Ruth Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  13. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 848078, shows age 8.
  14. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023, shows age 18 and birthplace as Dalton.
  15. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows age 38 and birthplace as Dalton-In-Furness.
  16. [S230] William and Margaret Rigg's Marriage Certificate: shows the groom's residence.
  17. [S1176] William Rigg, 1910 United States Federal Census, Marquette, Michigan, population schedule, Negaunee, ED 196, sheet 12B, dwelling 191, family 210, shows the couple as being married for 22 years.
  18. [S844] Elsie Rigg, Birth Certificate Number 144, shows residence of mother (12 June 1891).
  19. [S1176] William Rigg, 1910 United States Federal Census, Marquette, Michigan, population schedule, Negaunee, ED 196, sheet 12B, dwelling 191, family 210, shows date of immigration as 1903.
  20. [S231] The Donnithorne Rigg Family Tree, online www.ancestry.com.
  21. [S1176] William Rigg, 1910 United States Federal Census, Marquette, Michigan, population schedule, Negaunee, ED 196, sheet 12B, dwelling 191, family 210.
  22. [S231] The Donnithorne Rigg Family Tree, online www.ancestry.com, shows William date and place of death as well as the cause.
  23. [S231] The Donnithorne Rigg Family Tree, online www.ancestry.com, shows date of burial and final resting place.
  24. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, England Marriages, 1700-1900; Agnes R. Rigg and Wm. H. Jones;shows the bride's father as Wm. R. Rigg.
  25. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows daughter of William R. Rigg as Agnes R. Rigg.
  26. [S1176] William Rigg, 1910 United States Federal Census, Marquette, Michigan, population schedule, Negaunee, ED 196, sheet 12B, dwelling 191, family 210, shows the daughter of William Rigg as Agnes R. Rigg.
  27. [S844] Elsie Rigg, Birth Certificate Number 144, copy provided by Kris Riera (12 June 1891).
  28. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows daughter of William R. Rigg as Elsie Rigg.
  29. [S1176] William Rigg, 1910 United States Federal Census, Marquette, Michigan, population schedule, Negaunee, ED 196, sheet 12B, dwelling 191, family 210, shows the daughter of William Rigg as Elsie Rigg.
  30. [S847] Clarence Donnithorne and Elsie Rigg's Marriage Certificate: shows bride's father as Wm. Robert Rigg.
  31. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925; Elsie Rigg; shows the bride's father as Wm. R. Rigg.
  32. [S1498] England, Select Births and Christenings: Annie Edith Rigg; 4 January 1894 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England; Father: William Robert Rigg; Mother: Margaret Agnes Rigg, 1538-1975, Ancestry.com.
  33. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows daughter of William R. Rigg as Ann E. Rigg.
  34. [S1176] William Rigg, 1910 United States Federal Census, Marquette, Michigan, population schedule, Negaunee, ED 196, sheet 12B, dwelling 191, family 210, shows the daughter of William Rigg as Edith Rigg.
  35. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925; Frederick G. Pope and Doris J. Rigg; shows the bride's father as Wm. R. Rigg.
  36. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows daughter of William R. Rigg as Doris J. Rigg.
  37. [S1176] William Rigg, 1910 United States Federal Census, Marquette, Michigan, population schedule, Negaunee, ED 196, sheet 12B, dwelling 191, family 210, shows the daughter of William Rigg as Dorris Rigg.
  38. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, Harry Rigg; shows father of the groom as Wm. R. Rigg.
  39. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows son of William R. Rigg as Harry Rigg.
  40. [S1176] William Rigg, 1910 United States Federal Census, Marquette, Michigan, population schedule, Negaunee, ED 196, sheet 12B, dwelling 191, family 210, shows the son of William Rigg as Harry Rigg.