Tag Archives: Ashby

Reeves Washington Riggins

Reeves Washington Riggins
b. 4 March 1802, North Carolina, to Charles Washington and Charlotte (Haithcock) Riggins
d. 2 February 1881, Coles County, Illinois

m. 31 August 1834, Union County, Indiana
Perlina White
b. 25 September 1813, Union County, Indiana, to Asa and Mary (Lewis) White
d. 25 January 1895, Coles County, Illinois

Children with Perlina White:
• Charles W. (1835-1908) married America Hodge
• Asa V. B. (1837-1906) married Zelpha M. Walker
• Richard S. (1839-1911) married Adaline Davis
• Sarah E. (1841-1905) married Jasper Cartwright
• Bathsheba (1843-1928) married Nathan Ashby
• Emanuel (1845-1922) married Rosaline Thompson
• Mary Jane (1847-1877) married Henry Chism
• John A. (1849-1870)
• Lafayette (1851-1890) married Elizabeth Beavers
• Adeline P. (1853-1949) married Thomas C. Orr

In about 1834, Reeves moved to Union County, Indiana with his siblings, John Alfred Riggins, Richard Stokes Riggins, and Polly Riggins and her spouse, Isaac Dunn. Reeves left Indiana in about 1846 and moved to Coles County, Illinois.

Submitted by:
Rhonda Dunn
Nashville IN
E-mail: radunn1953@aol.com

Bathesheba Catherine Riggins

Bathesheba Catherine Riggins
b. 18 March 1843, near Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana, to Reeves Washington and Perlina (White) Riggins
d. 13 June 1913, Cumberland County, Illinois

m. 28 October 1860, Coles County, Illinois
Thomas Nathan Ashby
b. 20 May 1831, Hutton, Coles County, Illinois
d. 13 June 1913, Cumberland County, Illinois

Children with Thomas Nathan Ashby:

  • John Melton
  • Perlina Elizabeth
  • Reeves Bozaras
  • Edwin Lewis
  • Mary L.
  • Stephen Dale
  • Phillip Douglas
  • Charlie E.

Bathesheba moved before 1861 to Cumberland County, Illinois.

Submitted by:
Everett W. Spackman
Laramie WY

Edwin Ashby

b. 1884, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, to William and Eliza (Higgenbottom) Ashby
d. 10 September 1960, Mattoon, Coles County, Illinois

m. 9 April 1918, Coles County, Illinois
Martha Mary Allen
b. 31 May 1885, Casey, Clark County, Illinois
d. 20 April 1972, Mattoon, Coles County, Illinois

Children with Martha Mary Allen:

  • Elsie Juanita married [–?–] Giberson
  • Esther married [–?–] Coleman

Submitted by:
Paul E. Giberson
Sullivan IL