4-6  JAMES JAY RIGGS
(01-31-1870  --  01-24-1911)

     Married on 05-15-1900

4-6A MARGARET DUMM
(08-06-1876  --  10-19-1958)


CHILDREN:

4-6-1  IDA BERRY RIGGS
(11-16-1901  --  01-04-1973)

4-6-2  EDITH LEOY RIGGS
(05-24-1906  --  03-15-1907)

4-6-3  WILLIAM CHRISTOPHER RIGGS
(05-02-1908  --  xx-xx-1982)

 

JAMES JAY RIGGS

 

JIM was born on January 31, 1870 at Fort Riggs, Bandera County, Texas. He died at his ranch near Dos Cabezas, Cochise County, Arizona on January 21, 1911 and is buried in the Riggs Family Cemetery.

Location in cemetery: Row 1, headstone e (1e)

 

JIM's PARENTS

Jim's father was Brannick Riggs, born July 10, 1828 in Marion, Perry County, Alabama. He died at his home, the Riggs Home Ranch, Cochise County, Arizona on July 4, 1907 and is buried in the Riggs Family Cemetery. (1h)

Jim's mother was Mary Elizabeth (Robbins) Riggs, born July 27, 1838 in Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee. She died at her home, the Riggs Home Ranch, Cochise County, Arizona on February 5, 1935 and is buried in the Riggs Family Cemetery. (1g)

Brannick and Mary were married on July 10, 1856 in Bastrop, Bastrop County, Texas and had eleven children. JIM was their sixth child, fourth son.


JIM's WIFE

JIM and MARGARET "MAGGIE" were married on May 15, 1900 in Upper Sandusky, Wyandot County, Ohio. They had three children.

MAGGIE was born ON AUGUST 6, 1876. in Upper Sandusky, Wyandot County, Ohio. She died in Willcox, Cochise County, Arizona on October 19, 1958 and is buried in the Riggs Family Cemetery.

Maggie's father was xxxxx, born on xx,xx,xxxx in xxxxx.

Maggie's mother was xxxxx, born on xx,xx,xxxx in xxxxx.

Maggie's parents were married in xxxxx on xx,xx,xxxx and had xx children. Maggie was their xx child.

 

 

 

See MARY ELIZABETH RIGGS: MY STORY for more about James Jay Riggs.