Benjamin Riggins

about 1729–after 1779 (Age 50)
Maurice River Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Riggins was born about 1729, in Maurice River Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Reagain, was 33 and his mother, Mrs Reagain, was 35. He married Anne Hollingshead about 1749, in Maurice River Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died after 1779, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Riggins
1729–1779
Anne Hollingshead
1730–
Marriage: about 1749
Israel Riggins
1750–1806
James Riggins
1756–1836

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1749
Maurice River Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, British Colonial America
children

(2)

    Male1750–1806Male

    James Riggins

    Male1756–1836Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1696–1751Male

    Mrs Reagain

    Female1694–Female

siblings

(4)

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: unexplained. Possibly a variant of Higgins through misdivision of a name such as Peter Higgins.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Copy of Will of Thomas Reagain
  • Benjaman Reagain in 1779 tax record
  • Benjamin Riggon in 1773 tax record

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