Gerald Curtiss Rigg

1912–17 December 2000 (Age 88)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Gerald Curtiss

When Gerald Curtiss Rigg was born in 1912, in Ohio, United States, his father, William Curtis Rigg, was 24 and his mother, Mary Magdeline Noirot, was 19. He married Lena Mathile on 31 July 1933, in Putnam, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Putnam, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Palmer Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 17 December 2000, in Oregon, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Restlawn Memorial Park, Perrysburg, Wood, Ohio, United States.

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Gerald Curtiss Rigg
Lena Mathile
Marriage: 31 July 1933
Shirley Jean Riggs
Linda Lou Riggs

Spouse and Children

31 July 1933
Putnam, Ohio, United States


    Shirley Jean Riggs


    Linda Lou Riggs


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Ridge 1.2 German: from a short form of any of several Germanic personal names based on rīc ‘power(ful)’.3 Possibly a variant of the Swiss family name Rüegg ( see Ruegg ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gerald Riggs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gerald Rigg in household of Curtis Rigg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gerald Rigg in household of Curtis Rigg, "United States Census, 1930"

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