Martin Rigge is my ggGrandfather.He moved to Saginaw, MI sometime after 1860 from Filenay, Grossbrensen, Germany (Prusia).His wife was Henrietta (Ranck? or Ranke? or maybe not at all) Rigge.Some of his children include: Amelia (m. Bill Zeglein) Pauline (m. Mike Mindelki) (they adoped Rudi) Hannah (m. Lynn Stahl) Hulda (m. George Stahl?) Auguesta (m. Ed Vogel) Gustave Albert Rudolph (m. Theresa Grothmeyer) Charles Frederick (m. Catherine Vogel,[Ed's sister])
Marin Rigge's son was Charles Fredrick Riggie (sometimes called Karl).Charles changed the spelling of his surname.Charles is my gGrandfather.Chareles and Catherine Riggie and family lived in Saginaw for a while and then moved to Homer township, Midland county. Charles died 8/11/1924.Catherine died 2/8/1940.
Any information about Martin, Henrietta, Charles, and/or Catherine would be apprecieted.Also information about Filenay, Grossbrensen, Germany would be appreciated.Or if you have any connections with the other children of Martin and Henrietta, contact me.