Dorothy Rigglesworth

6 August 1620–1652 (Age 31)
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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 35. 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 (West Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Winchelesuuorde, from the genitive case of the Old English byname Wincel meaning ‘child’ + Old English worð ‘enclosure’.

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

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