Sidney Rigdon

19 February 1793–14 July 1876 (Age 83)
St. Clair Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Sidney

When Sidney Rigdon was born on 19 February 1793, in St. Clair Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Rigdon, was 31 and his mother, Agnes Gallagher, was 36. He married Phebe Brooks on 12 June 1820. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Cuba, Cuba, Allegany, New York, United States in 1850 and New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 14 July 1876, in Friendship, Friendship, Allegany, New York, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Friendship, Friendship, Allegany, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Rigdon
1793–1876
Phebe Brooks
1800–1886
Marriage: 12 June 1820
Athalia Rigdon
1821–1906
Nancy Rigdon
1822–1887
Elizabeth Rigdon
1823–1842
Sarah Rigdon
1824–1877
Eliza Rigdon
1826–1846
Algernon Sidney Rigdon
1828–
John Wycliff Rigdon
1830–1912
George W. Rigdon
1831–
Lacy Ann Rigdon
1832–1877
Samuel Carvel Rigdon
1834–1835
Phebe D. Rigdon
1836–1900
Hortensia Antoinette Rigdon
1838–1853
Ephriam Robinson Marks Rigdon
1843–1886
Cythiana Zepelin Rigdon
1844–1844

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1820
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 4
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    1803
    Age 10
    Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
    1818
    Age 25
    Illinois is the 21st state.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Rikedun, a diminutive of Rikke, short for Rikard (see Rickard ) + the Old French hypocoristic suffix -dun. Compare Higdon .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Rickard
    Ryden

    Story Highlight

    Sidney S Rigdon - son of William and Nancy (from book Rigdon Family -Fourth Generation

    This information can not be added to Sidney Rigdon memories. I feel it gives a great deal of insight to Sidney's personality and I wanted to share it. I found this information in my mother's, Ruby F …

    Sources (29)

    • Sedney Regdone, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sidney Rigdon in entry for George W. Robinson and Athalia Rigdon, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Sidney Rigdon in entry for John W. Rigdon, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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