Russell D "Rusty" Wiggins

27 September 1908–21 January 1964 (Age 55)
May, Brown, Texas, United States

The Life of Russell D "Rusty"

When Russell D "Rusty" Wiggins was born on 27 September 1908, in May, Brown, Texas, United States, his father, John B Wiggins, was 30 and his mother, Ona Glenn, was 28. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Brown, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 7, Hidalgo, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 21 January 1964, in Harlingen, Cameron, Texas, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Russell D "Rusty" Wiggins
1908–1964
Leah Medcalf
1914–1978

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Henry Wiggins

    Male1904–Male

    Haddie Wiggins

    Female1907–Female

    Male1908–1964Male

    Lillian Wiggins

    Female1913–Female

    Ruby Wiggins

    Female1916–Female

+2 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.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 6

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 15

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Wiggin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Russell Wiggins in household of John B Wiggins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Russell Wiggins in household of John B Wiggins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • R D Wiggins in household of R M Medcalf, "United States Census, 1940"

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