Iva Nellie Riggs

23 June 1896–1980 (Age 83)
Shellbrook, Saskatchewan, Canada

The Life of Iva Nellie

When Iva Nellie Riggs was born on 23 June 1896, in Shellbrook, Saskatchewan, Canada, her father, Miles Herbert Riggs, was 32 and her mother, Josephine Riggs, was 31. She had at least 2 sons and 6 daughters with William Roy Brown. She lived in Peace River, Alberta, Canada in 1926. She died in 1980, in Edson, Yellowhead County, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

William Roy Brown
1881–1934
Iva Nellie Riggs
1896–1980
Nellie Libby Brown
1918–2000
Helen Estalla Brown
1919–1999
Marguerite Josephine Brown
1920–1988
Edith Jean Brown
1922–1928
Clarence William Brown
1924–2007
George Donald Brown
1926–2011
Betty Lousie Brown
1931–2012
Awilda Joyce Brown
1934–2000

Spouse and Children

    William Roy Brown

    Male1881–1934Male

    Female1896–1980Female

children

(8)

    Female1918–2000Female

    Helen Estalla Brown

    Female1919–1999Female

    Marguerite Josephine Brown

    Female1920–1988Female

    Edith Jean Brown

    Female1922–1928Female

    Clarence William Brown

    Male1924–2007Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Miles Herbert Riggs

    Male1864–1932Male

    Josephine Riggs

    Female1864–Female

siblings

(4)

    Clarence Riggs

    Male1893–Male

    Oscar Egmond Riggs

    Male1894–Male

    Iva Riggs

    Female1896–Female

    Female1896–1980Female

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 (2)

  • Ivy Nellie Brown in household of William Roy Brown, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Iva Nellie Riggs in entry for Hugh Douglas Graham and Helen Estella Brown, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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