Georgia Ida Giddens "Rigell"

10 July 1879–15 September 1954 (Age 75)
Clinch, Georgia, United States

The Life of Georgia Ida

When Georgia Ida Giddens "Rigell" was born on 10 July 1879, in Clinch, Georgia, United States, her father, William Thomas Rigell Sr, was 42 and her mother, Roena Sirmans, was 36. She married Eugene Madison Giddens on 11 January 1899, in Berrien, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Lakeland, Lanier, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 1300, Lanier, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died on 15 September 1954, in Lanier, Georgia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Beaver Dam Cemetery, Ray City, Berrien, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eugene Madison Giddens
1878–1946
Georgia Ida Giddens "Rigell"
1879–1954
Marriage: 11 January 1899
Moses Larue Giddens
1899–1976
W K Baskin
1903–
Madison Chandler Giddens Sr.
1905–1990
Giddens
1907–1907
John A Giddens
1908–1985
Isbin Sylvester Giddens
1910–1995
Morton Eugenia Giddens
1913–
M Luelle Giddeus
1916–
G Elizabeth Giddeus
1920–
Doris Giddens
1923–2013
Sandra Jean Morton
1940–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 January 1899
Berrien, Georgia, United States
children

(11)

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Parents and Siblings

    William Thomas Rigell Sr

    Male1836–1921Male

    Roena Sirmans

    Female1842–1910Female

siblings

(16)

    Female1859–1944Female

    Martha Elizabeth Rigell

    Female1862–1927Female

    Male1862–1929Male

    Theodocia Rigell

    Female1865–1942Female

    Josiah S Rigell

    Male1867–1904Male

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 14

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Giddings .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Georgia I Giddens in household of E M Giddens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Georgie Giddens in household of Eugene M Giddens, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Georgia I Giddens in household of Eugene M Giddens, "United States Census, 1920"

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