Hi Wendy, I hope that you have found the names of Willard's parents. Is this Willard's grandfather and Grandmother & family?
Please see this link:
http://genforum.genealogy.com/riggs/messages/3895.htmlhttp://genforum.genealogy.com/riggs/messages/3895.html We are searching for Maria's mother and father, too. One of the census records shows that **Maria Filena Riggs** born on 25 - May - 1843 at Meigs Co OH but her parents were born in Maine. Maria married John Robert Grover born on 17 - Feb - 1838 at Gallia Co OH
1900 census shows Maria's parents were born in Maine 1900 United States Federal Census about Maria Grover Name: Maria Grover [Marid Grover] Home in 1900:Middleport, Meigs, Ohio [Middleport, Meigs, Ohio] Age:58 Birth Date: May 1842 Birthplace: Ohio Race:White Gender:Female Relationship to Head of House:Wife >>Father's Birthplace: Maine >>Mother's Birthplace:Maine Mother: number of living children:6 Mother: How many children:8 Spouse's name:John R Grover >>>Marriage Year:1861 Marital Status:Married Years Married:39 Occupation:View on Image Neighbors:View others on page Household Members:NameAge John R Grover b. Feb 1839 OH MA England 61 Maria Grover b. May 1842 OH ME ME 58
1850 United States Federal Census about Jeremiah Riggs Name: Jeremiah Riggs Age: 39 Estimated birth year: abt 1811 Birth Place: Ohio Gender: Male Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Scipio, Meigs, Ohio Family Number: 488 Household Members: Name Age Jeremiah Riggs 39 Issabell Riggs 37 Gilman Riggs 14 John Riggs 11 William Riggs 8 Sarah Riggs 6 Elias Riggs 4 Jeremiah Riggs 0
1860 United States Federal Census about F Riggs Name: F Riggs Age in 1860: 38 Birth Year: abt 1822 Birthplace: Maine Home in 1860: Scipio, Meigs, Ohio Gender: Female Post Office: Pomeroy Value of real estate: View Image Household Members: Name Age F Riggs 38 Williard Riggs 15 George W Riggs 1
Could this be Maria's widowed mother? Household Record 1880 United States Census Frances D. RIGGS Self W Female W 58 ME Keeps House ME ME Source Information: Census Place Lebanon, Meigs, Ohio Family History Library Film 1255047 NA Film Number T9-1047 Page Number 47B