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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

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John Alfred Riggins

John Alfred Riggins
b. 24 October 1798, North Carolina, to Charles Washington and Charlotte (Haithcock) Riggins
d. 4 March 1863, Jasper County, Illinois

m/1. 22 October 1822, Guilford County, North Carolina
Mary Ann Osborn

m/2. 27 April 1831, Guilford County, North Carolina
Patsy Lamar

m/3. 14 May 1840, Morgan County, Indiana
Franky Ford

Children with Mary Ann Osborn:
• Martin A. (b. 1823-aft. 1880) married Phebe J. Richey

Children with Patsy Lamar:
• Mary Ann (1830-1898) married James W. Crane
• Roxanna I. (1832-1912) married Arlindo Frazier
• Eunice C. (1836-1922) married John I. Guin

Children with Franky Ford:
• Milton (1842-1868) never married

John moved to Indiana in 1834 and lived in Gosport, Owen County, Indiana, and Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana. He was a farmer and joined the Second Agricultural Society in 1851. Later that year, on 25 October, he won $3 for the best brood mare at the Society’s first fair.

He left Indiana in about 1855 for Jasper County, Illinois.

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

Drucilla D. Dunn

Drucilla D. Dunn
b. 3 Nov. 1833, Boxley, Hamilton Co., IN, to Isaac Dunn and Mary Ann Riggins
d. 4 Feb. 1914, Big Heart, OK

m. 25 Jan. 1866, Hamilton Co., IN
Lemuel Spencer Hobbell
b. 1820 NY
d. 1879, Hamilton Co., IN

Children with Lemuel Spencer Hobbell:

  • Amey Ann (1866-1951) married John W. Nevert
  • Isabell M. (1868-1924) married Joseph Allen Titsworth
  • Laura J. (1872-1881)

Drucilla was born shortly after her parents moved to Indiana in the early 1830’s. They first settled in Union Co. and later moved to Hamilton Co., IN by 1840.

In the 1880s, Drucilla was a widow with three daughters and followed her brother, Milton Dunn, to Labette Co., KS. Drucilla was widowed at an early age and drew a widow’s pension from her husband’s service in the Civil War, Co. G, 57th Indiana Infantry.

Submitted by:
Rhonda A. Dunn
Nashville, IN
E-mail: radunn1972@aol.com

Milton Dunn

Milton Dunn
b. 17 Sept. 1826, Wilkes Co., NC, to Isaac Dunn and Mary Ann Riggins
d. 20 May, 1914, Wichita, KS.
bur. Mound Valley Cemetery, Labette Co., KS.

m/1. 19 Aug. 1852, Hamilton Co., IN
Alsey D. Lackey
b. 1834, Ohio
d. Labette Co., KS

Children with Alsey D. Lackey:

  • Mary Jane “Jennie” (1854-1885), m. Dr. N.M. Miller
  • Martha E. (1856-??), m. George Lutz
  • Benton D. (1858-1873)
  • Clara A. (1860-??), m. Price King
  • Benjamin F. (1864-??), m. (1) Ella Amanda Patrick, m. (2) Myrtle L. Davis
  • James M. (1866-1899)
  • Laura (1868-1889)
  • Joseph A (1872-1902)

The family came to Union Co., IN during the early 1830s. They moved to Hamilton Co., IN when Milton’s father received a land grant by 1840. Milton eventually moved to Cass Co., MO by the late 1860s and then settled in Labette Co., KS by the 1870s. Milton began as a farmer, the same as his parents. By the time he settled in Mound Valley, Labette County, KS, he had held several jobs which included merchant, postmaster, hotel clerk and gardener.

Submitted by:
Rhonda A. Dunn
Nashville, IN
E-Mail: radunn1972@aol.com

Perlina White

Perlina White
b. 25 September 1813
d. 25 January 1895, Hurton, Coles County, Illinois

m. 29 August 1834
Reeves Washington Riggins
b. 4 March 1802, North Carolina, to Charles Washington and Charlotte (Haithcock) Riggins
d. 2 February 1881, Union County, Indiana

Children with Reeves Washington Riggins:

  • Asa Van Buren
  • Charles White
  • Richard Stoltz
  • Sarah Elizabeth
  • Bathesheba
  • Catherine
  • Emanual
  • Mary Jane
  • John Alfred
  • LaFayette Jackson
  • Permelia Adaline

Perlina lived in Union, Wayne, and Boone counties in Indiana. She emigrated from Indiana to Coles County, Illinois, about 1846.

Submitted by:
Everett W. Spackman
Laramie WY

Reeves Washington Riggins

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

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

Children with Perlina White:

Reeves immigrated to Union County, Indiana, from North Carolina before 1834. He moved to Hutton Township, Coles County, Illinois, between 1843 and 1847.

Submitted by:
Judith L. Weber
Greenfield IA

John Alfred Riggins

John Alfred Riggins
b. 28 October 1798, North Carolina, to Charles Washington and Charlotte (Haithcock) Riggins
d. 1 March 1863, Jasper County, Illinois

Children:

  • Martin A.
  • Mary Anne
  • Roxanne J.
  • Eunice
  • Milton

John emigrated from Washington Township, Morgan County, Indiana, to Jasper County, Illinois, before 1860.

Submitted by:
Judith L. Weber
Greenfield IA