Margaret B Rigg

Brief Life History of Margaret B

When Margaret B Rigg was born on 15 October 1884, in Center, Ralls, Missouri, United States, her father, John Lanty Rigg, was 41 and her mother, Rose Ellen Hulse, was 35. She married Henry Willard White on 20 December 1903, in Ralls, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Washington Township, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 17 April 1973, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88.

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Henry Willard White
Margaret B Rigg
Marriage: 20 December 1903
Densie Marie White

Sources (12)

  • Maggie White in household of Henry White, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maggie Rigg, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Margaret White, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from one or other of the many minor placenames in northern England named with Middle English rigg (Old Norse hryggr) ‘ridge’. Compare the synonymous Ridge .

German: from a short form of any of several ancient Germanic personal names based on the element rīc ‘power(ful)’. This surname is very rare in Germany.

Altered form of Swiss German Rüegg (see Ruegg ).

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

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