I know how you feel. Everyone who finds their roots feels this way! I don't think there is a greater reward than to know your ancestors' names, birthdates, where they lived, etc. You now know any descendant of the Patriot, John Riggs, is eligible to join the DAR or SAR. All one needs to do is complete the application process using this number to help you establish your credentials.
RIGGS, JOHN Ancestor #: A203488 Service: VIRGINIARank: PRIVATE Birth: 1743PASQUOTANK CO NORTH CAROLINA Death: 2 Nov 1837ONSLOW CO NORTH CAROLINA Pension Number: *S9081Service Source: *S9081; S*W8512 PENSION OF JOHN PENNEYService Description: 1) CAPT THOMAS BRESSIE, COL GREGORY SMITH, 2ND REGT, VA LINE
1) PASQUOTANK CO - NORTH CAROLINA
MemberID Apps Add Vol.Child/Spouse Number/Spouse 814004907BETSY /  WILLIAM BELL