Lou Emma Rigsby

May 1898–23 March 1971 (Age 72)
Texas, United States

The Life of Lou Emma

When Lou Emma Rigsby was born in May 1898, in Texas, United States, her father, George Washington Rigsby, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Alice Jackson, was 30. She died on 23 March 1971, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 72.

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George Washington Rigsby
Sarah Alice Jackson
George Washington Rigsby
Lillie Belle Rigsby
Tennessee Rigsby
Lou Emma Rigsby
Elijah Lee Rigsby
Leon Rigsby
Sheffield Rigsby

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 20

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Lincolnshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lu Emma Rigsby in household of George W Rigsby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willie V Rigsby in household of G W Rigsby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Virginia Rigsby in household of Washington Rigsby, "United States Census, 1900"

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