Dorothy Rigglesworth

Brief Life History of Dorothy

When Dorothy Rigglesworth was born on 6 August 1620, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Peter Rigglesworth, was 46 and her mother, Jane Hallam, was 36. She died in 1652, in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Peter Rigglesworth
1574–1652
Jane Hallam
1585–
Dorothy Rigglesworth
1620–1652
Mary Riggelsworth
–1704
Mary Rigglesworth
–1704

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    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Woodlesford in Oulton (Yorkshire). The placename derives from Old English wrīdels ‘thicket’ + ford ‘ford’. There has been much confusion with Wigglesworth .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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