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VanBuren Co IA maillist
I don't know if this helps or not, but Catherine Anson from Van Burern
Co, Iowa married Issac Rigsby on Dec. 20, 1833 in Bowling Green, Pike Co.,
Mo. Her parents were Henry Anson and Elizabeth Biorly, both buried in Anson
Cem., Van Buren Co. IA.
"Hardy and Hardie, Past and Present" by H Claude Hardy
Louisa Hardy d/o Dudley Hardy + Almeda Olney
+ Benjamin Riggsby
Edwin D Rigsby 1867-07-01 Vernon, Van Buren Co IA d 1909-11-12 Vernon, Van Buren Co IA[s/o Benjamin Rigsby + Louise (unknown)]
+ Jennie C Craig 1872-08-05 Vernon, Van Buren Co IA d 1951-09-12 Keosauqua, Van Buren Co IA d/o George Hughes Craig + Laura Kurlin
i.VAN7 RIGSBY, b. 19 January 1897.
Henry Rigsby41, 42 was born October 18, 1836 in Pike Co., Mo., and died WFT Est.
1858-1927 in K.C., Mo.42. He married Lucy E. Bartholomew on WFT Est.
1856-188642, daughter of John Bartholomew and Huldah Sargeant.
More About Henry Rigsby and Lucy E. Bartholomew:
Marriage: WFT Est. 1856-188642
Children of Henry Rigsby and Lucy E. Bartholomew are:
i.+Mary Olive Rigsby, b. April 19, 1873, Keosauqua, Van Buren Co., Iowa, d.
August 08, 1943, Red Fork, Tulsa Co., Ok..
Mary Olive Rigsby (daughter of Henry Rigsby and Lucy E. Bartholomew)43, 44
was born April 19, 1873 in Keosauqua, Van Buren Co., Iowa, and died August 08,
1943 in Red Fork, Tulsa Co., Ok.. She married John William Hennings on August
30, 188845, 46, son of George W. Hennings and Zariens Forsythe.
Notes for Mary Olive Rigsby:
Dollie Rigsby Henning helped to organize the Epworth Methodist Church in Red
She was the caretaker of Clinton Oaks cemetery in Red Fork from 1919 to 1943. Her
original hand written records are held by the City of Tulsa, owner of the
More About Mary Olive Rigsby:
Burial: August 12, 1943, Clinton Oaks Cem. Tulsa, Tulsa Co., Okla..47, 48
Occupation: H/W, Cemetery Sexton.48
More About Mary Olive Rigsby and John William Hennings:
Marriage: August 30, 188849, 50
Marriage Notes for Mary Olive Rigsby and John William Hennings:
Another source shows a marriage date of 8-30-1890
Children of Mary Olive Rigsby and John William Hennings are:
i.+Bessie Mae Hennings, b. November 20, 1893, Cantril, Van Buren Co.,
Iowa51, 52, d. September 04, 1984, Albuquerque, Bernallilo Co., New Mex.53, 54.
+ Lucy E Bartholmew 1843-05-10 Van Buren Co IA d 1926-04-20 Kansas City, Jackson Co MO
[it has more on her ancestors]
1. Martha RIGSBY b: 12 AUG 1863 in VanBuren County, Iowa
2. Dora May RIGSBY b: 15 JUN 1869 in VanBuren County, Iowa
3. Mary Olive 'Dollie' RIGSBY b: 19 APR 1873 in Keosauqua, Van Buren, Iowa d 1943-08-08 Red Fork, Tulsa Co OK
4. Harley J. RIGSBY b: 13 JAN 1882 in VanBuren County, Iowa d 1962-10 MO
5. Walter RIGSBY b: 26 DEC 1889 in VanBuren County, Iowa
genforum message 296
ggrandmother is Lurinda Ann, dau of Catherine and Isaac.She married
Austin Wedge. Their dau, Ella Dazareen,m
Elmer Alvin Lee. Their dau, Mamie Leona Lee (my mother) was born 2
July l884. Van Buren Co. Her mother died when she was four and she
was raised by her grandparents Lurinda and Austin Wedge. She m
George Lewis Baucom 1 Feb l905. I was the 7th of 8 children, Ella Marie
Bsucom on 5 Dec l920.
Inman genforum message 468
was married to Lorinda Rigsby. He born 1838 Michigan. 1870 and 1880 in Van
Buren Co Iowa,1900 in Robbinsdale, Hennipen Co Minnesota. Also lived in
Keosaqua, Hennipen Co Minn.
Wedge genforum message 167
William Wedge Jr. and Lydia Scott,
his children were, 1. Austin who moved to Wright Co
Mo.married Lurinda Ann Rigsby.
Blackledges in America : a genealogy of Blackledge/Blacklidge descendants with roots in the United States of America, page 329
by Blackledge, Mary Ann Ryza; Blackledge, David William; Blackledge, Michael Allan
Grant Blackledge c1865 d 1903-01-29
+ Des Moines IA 1886-12-15 Della Rigsby
Iowa genforum message 15351
I am looking for relatives to Arthur E. Rounds, born in Missouri, lived in
Bonaparte, Van Buren County, Iowa married to Lucy Rigsby born in Vernon
Township, Van Buren County Iowa. Arthur's parents were John J. Rounds
and Joanna Hendershot Rounds. Lucy's parents were Issac Rigsby and Ollie
Robinson Rigsby. These are my great-grandparents.
My parents were Leonard William Rounds and Joan Caroline Wilhite.