Ruth Ann Rigg1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

F, b. 1866, d. 15 November 1961
Ruth Ann Rigg Whitehouse
FatherJohn Rigg2,11,12,3,4,13,14 b. 1829, d. 19 Apr 1887
MotherRuth Pearson2,15,16,3,4,17 b. 1829, d. 13 Jan 1897
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsThomas Rigg Descendancy Chart
     Ruth Ann Rigg's birth was registered in the Jul-Aug-Sep Quarter of 1866 in the Ulverston registration district, at Cumbria, England.18,3,19,20
     Ruth Ann Rigg appears as Ruth A. Rigg, age 4, in the census of 1871 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his daughter.3 Ruth Ann Rigg resided in 1871 at 161 Dalton, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with her parents, John and Ruth, and his siblings: Thomas, John, Hannah, Elizabeth, Joseph, William, Septimus, and Reuben.3
     Ruth Ann Rigg appears as Ruth Ann Rigg, age 14, in the census of 1881 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his daughter.4 Ruth Ann Rigg resided in 1881 at 22 Market Street, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with her parents and siblings: Joseph, William, twins Septimus and Reuben, and Hannah and her husband Seth Smith and their daughter, Margaret.4
     Ruth Ann Rigg appears as Ruth A. Rigg, age 23, in the census of 1891 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Ruth Pearson as her daughter; 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.5 Ruth Ann Rigg resided in 1891 at 55 Market Street, Dalton, England, with Ruth Pearson, her mother, as well as with Septimus Pearson Rigg, Reuben Octavius Rigg and Margaret Ruth Rigg.5
     Ruth Ann Rigg married Alfred Whitehouse on 1 March 1899 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England.21,22,6,23,24,25
     Ruth Ann Rigg appears as Ruth Ann Whitehouse, age 33, in the census of 1901 at Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of Alfred Whitehouse as his wife.21 Ruth Ann Rigg and Alfred Whitehouse resided in 1901 at 124 Anson Street, Barrow-In-Furness, England, with their young daughter, Laura.26
     Ruth Ann Rigg appears as Ruth Ann Whitehouse, age 42, in the census of 2 April 1911 at Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of Alfred Whitehouse as his wife.7 Ruth Ann Rigg and Alfred Whitehouse resided in April 1911 at 124 Anson Street, Barrow-In-Furness, England, with their two daughters, Laura and Gladys.27 Bernice Healey recalls her Aunt Ruth talking about shopping in Liverpool, England.28 Ruth Ann Rigg and Alfred Whitehouse immigrated on 17 August 1914 to New York, New York, sailing on the S. S. Laconia from Liverpool, England with their two daughters, Laura and Gladys. They came to Waterbury and stayed with Ruth's sister, Hannah, until Alfred found a job.29,8,9
     Ruth Ann Rigg appears as Ruthann Whitehouse, age 51, in the census of 16 January 1920 at 74 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Alfred Whitehouse as his wife.8 Ruth Ann Rigg resided in January 1920 at 74 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her husband, Alfred, and their two daughters, Laura and Gladys.8 She and Alfred Whitehouse resided in 1922 at 74 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.30 Ruth Ann Rigg and Alfred Whitehouse resided in 1924 at 74 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.31
     Ruth Ann Rigg appears as Ruth A. Whitehouse, age 61, in the census of 12 April 1930 at 69 Orange Street, Hartford, Connecticut,in the household of Philip Mills as his mother-in-law.9 Ruth Ann Rigg resided in April 1930 at 69 Orange Street, Hartford, Connecticut, with her daughter, Laura and her husband Philip and their son, Harold.9 She was found on a passenger list on 9 September 1935 at New York, New York, sailing on the S. S. Laconia from Liverpool, England alone.32
     Ruth Ann Whitehouse appears as Ruth Whitehouse, age 73, in the census of 21 April 1940 at 20 Young Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Patrick Dwyer as his mother-in-law, along with Gladys Whitehouse, Ruth Mary Dwyer and John William Dwyer.33 She lived 4 days with her daughter, Gladys, then 3 days, with her daughter, Laura. She was a great sewer and a prolific knitter.34
     Ruth Ann Rigg died on 15 November 1961 at Naugatuck, Connecticut.35 She was buried at Riverside Cemetery/496 Riverside Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.36

Family

Alfred Whitehouse b. c 1871
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1871Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandRuth Ann Rigg appears as Ruth A. Rigg, age 4, in the census of 1871 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his daughter.3
1881Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandRuth Ann Rigg appears as Ruth Ann Rigg, age 14, in the census of 1881 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his daughter.4
1891Dalton, Lancashire, EnglandRuth Ann Rigg appears as Ruth A. Rigg, age 23, in the census of 1891 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Ruth Pearson as her daughter; 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.5
1901Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandRuth Ann Rigg appears as Ruth Ann Whitehouse, age 33, in the census of 1901 at Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of Alfred Whitehouse as his wife.21
1911Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandRuth Ann Rigg appears as Ruth Ann Whitehouse, age 42, in the census of 2 April 1911 at Barrow-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of Alfred Whitehouse as his wife.7
192074 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutRuth Ann Rigg appears as Ruthann Whitehouse, age 51, in the census of 16 January 1920 at 74 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of Alfred Whitehouse as his wife.8
193069 Orange Street, Hartford, ConnecticutRuth Ann Rigg appears as Ruth A. Whitehouse, age 61, in the census of 12 April 1930 at 69 Orange Street, Hartford, Connecticut,in the household of Philip Mills as his mother-in-law.9
194020 Young Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutRuth Ann Whitehouse appears as Ruth Whitehouse, age 73, in the census of 21 April 1940 at 20 Young Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Patrick Dwyer as his mother-in-law, along with Gladys Whitehouse, Ruth Mary Dwyer and John William Dwyer.33

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
1871161 Dalton, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandRuth Ann Rigg resided in 1871 at 161 Dalton, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with her parents, John and Ruth, and his siblings: Thomas, John, Hannah, Elizabeth, Joseph, William, Septimus, and Reuben.3
188122 Market Street, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandShe resided in 1881 at 22 Market Street, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with her parents and siblings: Joseph, William, twins Septimus and Reuben, and Hannah and her husband Seth Smith and their daughter, Margaret.4
189155 Market Street, Dalton, EnglandShe resided in 1891 at 55 Market Street, Dalton, England, with Ruth Pearson, her mother, as well as with Septimus Pearson Rigg, Reuben Octavius Rigg and Margaret Ruth Rigg.5
1901124 Anson Street, Barrow-In-Furness, EnglandRuth Ann Rigg and Alfred Whitehouse resided in 1901 at 124 Anson Street, Barrow-In-Furness, England, with their young daughter, Laura.26
April 1911124 Anson Street, Barrow-In-Furness, EnglandRuth Ann Rigg and Alfred Whitehouse resided in April 1911 at 124 Anson Street, Barrow-In-Furness, England, with their two daughters, Laura and Gladys.27
January 192074 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutRuth Ann Rigg resided in January 1920 at 74 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, with her husband, Alfred, and their two daughters, Laura and Gladys.8
192274 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutShe and Alfred Whitehouse resided in 1922 at 74 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.30
192474 Wood Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutRuth Ann Rigg and Alfred Whitehouse resided in 1924 at 74 Wood Street, Waterbury, Connecticut.31
April 193069 Orange Street, Hartford, ConnecticutRuth Ann Rigg resided in April 1930 at 69 Orange Street, Hartford, Connecticut, with her daughter, Laura and her husband Philip and their son, Harold.9

Citations

  1. [S983] England Births and Christenings: Ruth Ann Rigg, 22 July 1866; Dalton-In-Furness, Ancestry.com.
  2. [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.
  3. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 848078.
  4. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023.
  5. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588.
  6. [S543] Alfred Whitehouse and Ruth Ann Rigg, British Isles Vital Records Index, Second Edition, Marriage FHL Film 1471900 (1863-1905).
  7. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England.
  8. [S285] Alfred Whitehouse household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 432, sheet 15B, dwelling 101, family 275.
  9. [S309] Philip Mills household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 75, sheet 18B, dwelling 167, family 380.
  10. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Ruth A. Whitehouse, Number 20338, Nov 1961.
  11. [S983] England Births and Christenings: Ruth Ann Rigg, 22 July 1866; Dalton-In-Furness: shows father as John Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  12. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, Ruth Ann Rigg; shows father as John Rigg.
  13. [S543] Alfred Whitehouse and Ruth Ann Rigg, British Isles Vital Records Index, Second Edition, Marriage FHL Film 1471900, Shows father as John Rigg (1863-1905).
  14. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, England Marriages, 1700-1900; Alfred Whitehouse and Ruth Ann Rigg; shows the bride's father as John Rigg.
  15. [S983] England Births and Christenings: Ruth Ann Rigg, 22 July 1866; Dalton-In-Furness: shows mother as Ruth Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  16. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, Ruth Ann Rigg; shows mother as Ruth Rigg.
  17. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588, shows her mother as Ruth Rigg.
  18. [S419] England & Wales, Free BMD Birth Index: 1837-1983, Ruth A. Rigg, 1866 (Jul-Aug-Sep Quarter); Volume 8e, Page 644.
  19. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023, shows age 14 and birthplace as Dalton.
  20. [S581] Ruth Ann Whitehouse, S. S. Laconia Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 9 September 1935; Microfilm serial: T715, shows age 69 and Dalton-In-Furness as birthplace, Microfilm Roll: T715_5701as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  21. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  22. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, England Marriages, 1700-1900; Alfred Whitehouse and Ruth Ann Rigg; Batch Number: M00516-5; Date Range: 1863--1905; Record Group: England VR; Film Number: 1471900.
  23. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, shows the couple as being married for 12 years.
  24. [S309] Philip Mills household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 75, sheet 18B, dwelling 167, family 380, shows age 30 as the age she married.
  25. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Ruth A. Whitehouse, Number 20338, Nov 1961,shows widow of Alfred.
  26. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  27. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, shows residence.
  28. [S320] Interview, Bernice Mahony Healey, 10 December 1996.
  29. [S580] Alfred and Ruth Whitehouse and daughters, S. S. Laconia Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 17 August 1914; Microfilm serial: T715, Microfilm Roll: T715_2361as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  30. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Page 766.
  31. [S209] Waterbury, Connecticut City Directory, Page 708.
  32. [S581] Ruth Ann Whitehouse, S. S. Laconia Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 9 September 1935; Microfilm serial: T715, Microfilm Roll: T715_5701as viewed on Ancestry.com.
  33. [S1281] John Dwyer household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-179, sheet 19A, number of household , 27.
  34. [S496] Phone Conversation, Phyllis Mills Bruce, 11 October 2007.
  35. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Ruth A. Whitehouse, Number 20338, November, 1961.
  36. [S511] Questionnaire, Phyllis Mills Bruce to Taryn L. Phelan, 26 October 2007.
  37. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  38. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Barrow-In-Furness, England, shows her mother as Ruth Ann Whitehouse.
  39. [S309] Philip Mills household, 1930 United States Federal Census, Hartford, Connecticut, population schedule, Hartford, ED 75, sheet 18B, dwelling 167, family 380, shows mother-in-law Ruth living with them.
  40. [S520] Laura Whitehouse Mills, Laura Whitehouse's Death Certificate, shows Laura's mother as Ruth Riggs.
  41. [S285] Alfred Whitehouse household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 432, sheet 15B, dwelling 101, family 275, shows mother as Ruthann Whitehouse.
  42. [S219] The Waterbury Republican-American, 1995, says Ruth (Griggs) Whitehouse.
  43. [S583] Questionnaire, Edward (Ted) Dwyer to Taryn L. Phelan, 9 December 2007, shows the mother of Gladys (Dwyer) Whitehouse as Ruth Anne Whitehouse.