Buena Riggs

Female10 February 1889–14 November 1969

Brief Life History of Buena

When Buena Riggs was born on 10 February 1889, in Viola, Latah, Idaho, United States, her father, John A Riggs, was 39 and her mother, Mary Francis Dickey, was 28. She married Robert Franklin Gage on 31 July 1906, in King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in East Kittitas, Kittitas, Washington, United States in 1910 and Ellensburg Ward 2 Election Precinct 2, Kittitas, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 14 November 1969, in Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in IOOF Cemetery, Ellensburg, Kittitas, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Franklin Gage
Buena Riggs
Marriage: 31 July 1906
Clifford Giles Gage
Tressa Lucille Gage
Harrel German Gage
Ethel Bowen Gage
Esther Farley Gage
Clifford Seward Gage
Robert Franklin Gage
Buena Estella Gage
George Ivan Gage
Fred Laroy Gage
John Alfred (Alford) Gage
John Allen Gage
Betty Iva Gage
Marian Francis Gage
Violet Ellen Gage
Seth Gage

Sources (39)

  • Beuna Riggs in entry for Gage, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
  • Buna Gage in household of Robert Gage, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Buena Riggs, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 July 1906King, Washington, United States
  • Children (16)

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    Siblings (6)

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    Name Meaning

    English (Dorset):

    variant of Ricks with voicing of /ks/ to /gs/.

    variant of Rigg , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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