Reuben Octavius Rigg1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, b. 3 August 1869, d. 1915
FatherJohn Rigg9,10,1,3,4,11 b. 1829, d. 19 Apr 1887
MotherRuth Pearson3,4,12 b. 1829, d. 13 Jan 1897
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsThomas Rigg Descendancy Chart
           Reuben Octavius Rigg was born on 3 August 1869 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England..13,14,15,16,17
     Reuben Octavius Rigg appears as Reuben O. Rigg, age 1, in the census of 1871 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his son.3 Reuben Octavius 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, Ruth, and twin brother Septimus.3
     Reuben Octavius Rigg appears as Rubin O. Rigg, age 12, in the census of 1881 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his son.4
     Reuben Octavius Rigg appears as Reuben O. Rigg, age 21, in the census of 1891 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Ruth Pearson as her son; 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 Reuben Octavius Rigg resided in 1891 at 55 Market Street, Dalton, England, with Ruth Pearson, his mother, as well as with Ruth Ann Rigg, Septimus Pearson Rigg and Margaret Ruth Rigg.5
     Reuben Octavius Rigg married Mary Hannah Comber on 27 November 1895 at Dalton-In-Furness, Cumbria, Lancashire, England.18,7,19,20,21
     Reuben Octavius Rigg, age 31, appears as head of household in the census of 1901 in 25 Wellington Street, Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire, England, with John Rigg, Edward Pearson Rigg and Joseph Rigg.6 Reuben Octavius Rigg and Mary Hannah Comber resided in 1901 at 25 Wellington Street, Dalton-in-Furness, England, with their children John, Edward, and Joseph.6
     Reuben Octavius Rigg, age 42, appears as Reuben Octavius Rigg, head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Mary Hannah Comber, John Rigg, Edward Pearson Rigg, Joseph Rigg and Frank Rigg.22 Reuben Octavius Rigg and Mary Hannah Comber resided on 2 April 1911 at 9 Wellington Street, Dalton-In-Furness, England, with their sons John, Edward, Joseph, and Frank.23
     Reuben Octavius Rigg died in 1915 at 4 Wellington Street, Ulverston, Cumbria, Lancashire, England.24

Family

Mary Hannah Comber b. c 1871
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1871Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandReuben Octavius Rigg appears as Reuben O. Rigg, age 1, in the census of 1871 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his son.3
1881Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandReuben Octavius Rigg appears as Rubin O. Rigg, age 12, in the census of 1881 at Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England,in the household of John Rigg as his son.4
1891Dalton, Lancashire, EnglandReuben Octavius Rigg appears as Reuben O. Rigg, age 21, in the census of 1891 at Dalton, Lancashire, England,in the household of Ruth Pearson as her son; 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
190125 Wellington Street, Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandReuben Octavius Rigg, age 31, appears as head of household in the census of 1901 in 25 Wellington Street, Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire, England, with John Rigg, Edward Pearson Rigg and Joseph Rigg.6
1911Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandReuben Octavius Rigg, age 42, appears as Reuben Octavius Rigg, head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, England, with Mary Hannah Comber, John Rigg, Edward Pearson Rigg, Joseph Rigg and Frank Rigg.22

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
1871161 Dalton, Dalton-In-Furness, Lancashire, EnglandReuben Octavius 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, Ruth, and twin brother Septimus.3
189155 Market Street, Dalton, EnglandHe resided in 1891 at 55 Market Street, Dalton, England, with Ruth Pearson, his mother, as well as with Ruth Ann Rigg, Septimus Pearson Rigg and Margaret Ruth Rigg.5
190125 Wellington Street, Dalton-in-Furness, EnglandReuben Octavius Rigg and Mary Hannah Comber resided in 1901 at 25 Wellington Street, Dalton-in-Furness, England, with their children John, Edward, and Joseph.6
2 April 19119 Wellington Street, Dalton-In-Furness, EnglandReuben Octavius Rigg and Mary Hannah Comber resided on 2 April 1911 at 9 Wellington Street, Dalton-In-Furness, England, with their sons John, Edward, Joseph, and Frank.23

Citations

  1. [S801] Lynn Ransom Burton, Baptisms at St. Mary, Dalton in Furness, 1866-1871, Reuben Octaves Rigg, 5 September 1869; Register: Baptisms from the Bishop's Transcripts, Page 76, Entry 601; Source: LDS Film 1040305.
  2. [S983] England Births and Christenings: Reuben Octaves Rigg, 5 September 1869; Dalton-In-Furness, Ancestry.com.
  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. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-in-Furness, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  7. [S541] Reuben Octiavius and Mary Hannah Comber, British Isles Vital Records Index, Second Edition, Marriage FHL Film 1471900 (1863-1905).
  8. [S515] Letter, Nelle Large to Phyllis Bruce, 16 December, 2005 31 December 1991, she writes his name as Octavus.
  9. [S983] England Births and Christenings: Reuben Octaves Rigg, 5 September 1869; Dalton-In-Furness; shows his father as John Rigg, Ancestry.com.
  10. [S541] Reuben Octiavius and Mary Hannah Comber, British Isles Vital Records Index, Second Edition, Marriage FHL Film 1471900, shows father as John Rigg (1863-1905).
  11. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, England Marriages, 1700-1900; Reuben Octavius Rigg and Mary Hannah Comber; shows the groom's father as John Rigg.
  12. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, unknown cd2, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  13. [S419] England & Wales, Free BMD Birth Index: 1837-1983, Septimus Rigg.
  14. [S471] 1871 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 848078, shows age 1.
  15. [S477] 1881 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, GSU Roll 1342023, shows age 12 and birthplace as Dalton.
  16. [S387] 1891 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton, England, GSU Roll 6098588, shows age 21 and birthplace as Dalton.
  17. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, shows age 42 and birthplace as Dalton-In-Furness.
  18. [S217] England and Wales, Free BMD Marriage Index:1837-1983: Volume 8e, page 1285.
  19. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, England Marriages, 1700-1900; Reuben Otavius Rigg and Mary Hannah Comber; Batch Number: M00516-5; Date Range: 1863-1905; Record Group: England VR; Film Number: 1471900.
  20. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, unknown cd2, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  21. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, shows the couple as being married for 15 years.
  22. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England.
  23. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, shows residence.
  24. [S216] Reuben Rigg, England & Wales, Free BMD Death Index: 1837-1983.
  25. [S538] John Rigg, British Isles Vital Records Index, Second Edition, Birth FHL Film 147189, shows father as Reuben Octavius Rigg (1890-1905).
  26. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-in-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows father as Reuben O. Rigg.
  27. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, shows the son of Reuben Octavius Rigg as John Rigg.
  28. [S512] 1901 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-in-Furness, England, GSU Roll shows father as Reuben O. Rigg.
  29. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, shows the son of Reuben Octavius Rigg as Edward Pearson Rigg.
  30. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, shows the son of Reuben Octavius Rigg as Joseph Rigg.
  31. [S1087] 1911 England Census, Lancashire County, Dalton-In-Furness, England, shows the son of Reuben Octavius Rigg as Frank Rigg.