Enoch Rigby

20 January 1841–20 May 1854 (Age 13)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Enoch

When Enoch Rigby was born on 20 January 1841, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Barnett Rigby, was 25 and his mother, Ann Weaver, was 24. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. He died on 20 May 1854, at the age of 13.

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Family Time Line

Barnett Rigby
1815–1871
Ann Weaver
1816–1853
George Rigby
1839–1841
Enoch Rigby
1841–1854
Edward Rigby
1841–1842
Susannah Rigby
1843–1933
John Rigby
1844–
James Rigby
1845–1846
Willard Rigby
1847–
Esther Rigby
1848–1939
Ann Rigby
1850–1850
Barnett Rigby
1851–1934

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World Events (5)

1842 · Relief Society Organized
Age 1
The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.
1845 · Oh My Father
Age 4
"In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
1846
Age 5
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Ribby in Lancashire, named with Old Scandanavian hryggr ‘ridge’ + ‘farmstead, village’. Compare Rigsby .

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

Possible Related Names

Rigsby

Sources (8)

  • Enoch Rigby in household of Barnet Rigby, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Enoch Rigby in household of Barnet Rigby, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Enoch Rigby, "Illinois, Hancock County, Nauvoo Community Project, 1839-1846 (BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy)"

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