Redelia Ethel Riggs

3 June 1908–18 May 1986 (Age 77)
Fort Washakie, Sweetwater, Wyoming Territory, United States

The Life of Redelia Ethel

When Redelia Ethel Riggs was born on 3 June 1908, in Fort Washakie, Sweetwater, Wyoming Territory, United States, her father, John Clarence Riggs, was 24 and her mother, Mary Ellen Large, was 23. She married Rulon Blake Anson on 23 July 1926. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Manila, Daggett, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election District 1, Daggett, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 18 May 1986, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Manila Cemetery, Manila, Daggett, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rulon Blake Anson
1901–1946
Redelia Ethel Riggs
1908–1986
Marriage: 23 July 1926
Gilda Anson
1926–2001
Kathleen Anson
1934–
Elna Anson
1929–2008
Wilma Anson
1931–2019
Lenor Anson
1935–1998
Erick Kertis Anson
1937–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 July 1926
children

(6)

    Female1926–2001Female

    Female1929–2008Female

    Wilma Anson

    Female1931–2019Female

    Kathleen Anson

    Female1934–Female

    Female1935–1998Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1909 · The Cathedral of the Madeleine

Age 1

The Cathedral of the Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church that was completed in 1909 and currently serves as a cathedral for the Catholic community in Salt Lake City. It is the only cathedral in the U.S. under the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene.
1929

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a ridge, Old Norse hryggr. Compare Ridge .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Redelia Ethel Riggs Anson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Redelia Ethel Biggs Anson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Redelia Ethel Riggs Anson in household of Rulan Blake Anson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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