Henry Edgar Riggin

1869–26 July 1966 (Age 97)
Saint Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States

The Life of Henry Edgar

When Henry Edgar Riggin was born in 1869, in Saint Johns, Clinton, Michigan, United States, his father, Thomas Easton Riggin, was 27 and his mother, Ann Lavine Rutter, was 25. He married Mabel Ione Maxam on 22 June 1890, in Sargent, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Barronett, Washburn, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years. He died on 26 July 1966, in Greenacres, City of Spokane Valley, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Shell Lake, Washburn, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Edgar Riggin
Mabel Ione Maxam
Marriage: 22 June 1890
Florence Viva Riggin
Lillian Monaca Riggin
Walter Thomas Riggin

Spouse and Children

22 June 1890
Sargent, North Dakota, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

Age 1

P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Reagan .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eddie Riggin in household of Thomas Riggin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry E Riggin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry E Riggin, "United States Census, 1920"

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