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.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Enoch? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Barnett Rigby
Ann Weaver
George Rigby
Enoch Rigby
Edward Rigby
Susannah Rigby
John Rigby
James Rigby
Willard Rigby
Esther Rigby
Ann Rigby
Barnett Rigby

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

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."
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


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)"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.