Ethel Vivian Riggs

19 August 1886–21 April 1969 (Age 82)
Oregon, United States

The Life of Ethel Vivian

When Ethel Vivian Riggs was born on 19 August 1886, in Oregon, United States, her father, John J Riggs, was 37 and her mother, Melvina Jane Forrester, was 29. She married Charles Arthur Tibbs on 3 April 1917. She lived in Buhl, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Sumpter Election Precinct, Baker, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 21 April 1969, in Umatilla, Oregon, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Charles Arthur Tibbs
Ethel Vivian Riggs
Marriage: 3 April 1917

Spouse and Children

3 April 1917

Parents and Siblings

    John J Riggs


    Melvina Jane Forrester




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 21

Twin Falls County was founded 21 February 1907.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 22

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Tibbs in household of C A Tibbs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel Tibbs in household of Chas A Tibbs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel V Riggs in household of John J Riggs, "United States Census, 1900"

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