Mary Lewis

1790–1860
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Lewis was born about 1790, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William Lewis Sr., was 36 and her mother, Sarah or Sallie J. Reed, was 25. She married Canada William Rigsby on 9 February 1809, in Carter, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She died before 1860, in her hometown, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Mary Lewis
1790–1860
Canada William Rigsby
1788–1848
Marriage: 9 February 1809
William M Rigsby
1810–1870
Canada Rigsby
1821–1870
Thomas Rigsby
1814–1843
John Rigsby
1815–
Infant Rigsby
1816–1816
Russell Rigsby
1818–
Mary Rigsby
1825–1903
Samuel Lee Rigsby
1830–1870
James A “Haight” "Jim" Rigsby
1830–1874
Kizzeah Caroline (Ziggy) RIGSBY
1832–1909

Spouse & Children

  • Female1790–1860Female

  • Canada William Rigsby

    Male1788–1848Male

MARRIAGE
9 February 1809
Carter, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

  • William M Rigsby

    Male1810–1870Male

  • Thomas Rigsby

    Male1814–1843Male

  • John Rigsby

    Male1815–Male

  • Infant Rigsby

    Unknown1816–1816

  • Russell Rigsby

    Male1818–Male

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 6

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1812

Age 22

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marry Rigsbey in household of James Rigsbey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Lewis, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Mary Lewis, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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