Bernice Riggs

12 April 1891–11 December 1968 (Age 77)
Gawler, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Bernice

When Bernice Riggs was born on 12 April 1891, in Gawler, South Australia, Australia, her father, John William Riggs, was 24 and her mother, Annie Wright, was 27. She married Howard Henry Herman Withers. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 11 December 1968, in South Australia, Australia, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Howard Henry Herman Withers
1886–1946
Bernice Riggs
1891–1968
Marriage:
Roland Bernard Withers
1920–1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
Pinaroo, South Australia, Australia
children

(1)

    Roland Bernard Withers

    Male1920–1945Male

Parents and Siblings

    John William Riggs

    Male1866–1939Male

    Annie Wright

    Female1863–1923Female

siblings

(7)

    Nellie Wright Riggs

    Female1887–1889Female

    Emily Riggs

    Female1889–1917Female

    Female1891–1968Female

    Male1893–1969Male

    Male1895–1973Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1892

Age 1

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 10

First Federal election.
1914

Age 23

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

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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