James Riggs

James Riggs

Male 1728 - 1780  (52 years)

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  • Name James Riggs 
    Born 13 Apr 1728  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Aug 1780  [2
    Person ID I15986  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father John Riggs,   b. 13 Dec 1687, Anne Arundel, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1762, Anne Arundel, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Davis,   b. 9 Jan 1702, Davidsonville, Anne Arundel, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1768, Anne Arundel, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 16 Jan 1721  St Anne's Church, Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F2779  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Howard 
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F5730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] The Riggs Family of Maryland, John Beverley Riggs, (Name: Baltimore, MD 1939;), p57.

    2. [S420] Samuel Brown Bible.
      THE SAMUEL BROWN BIBLE

      On the title page is written:

      1817 December 2nd at my Death It is my Desire that Elisha Brown my son Shall have this book.

      Samuel Brown, Sen.

      and it is also my request that my grandson Samuel Ray Brown should Inheritt this book after the death of his father Elisha.

      On the back of the frontispiece is the following in faded writing:

      1780 14th day of August, James Riggs departed this life being in the fifty-first year of his age.

      The following record is written on two blank leaves at the end of the Apocrypha:

      Samuel Brown, was Born the year of our lord 1747 Jan'y 9th.
      Achsah Riggs was Born the year of our lord 1745 Janu' Ye 27th
      Samuel Brown and Achsah Riggs was married in Novemr 30th 1773
      Elisha Brown was Born the year of our Lord, the 16th day of Octor 1774
      John Riggs Brown was Born the year of our Lord the 27th clay of Octor 1775
      Marey Brown was Born the year of our Lord the 6 day of April 1777.
      Susannah Brown was Born the year of our Lord the 17 day of July 1781
      Samuel Brown was Born the year of our Lord the 12 day of April 1783
      Vachel Brown was Born the year of our Lord the 26 day of October 1784.
      Joseph Brown was Born the year of our Lord the 25 day of February 1786
      Achsah Brown was Born the year of our Lord the 13 day of Octob 1787.
      Susannah Brown departed this life the 6th day of February 1804 in the seventy eight year of her age.
      Elisha Brown and Ann Ray was married the 5th day of January 1805.
      Thos. Beale Dorsey and Achsah Brown was Married the 28th October 1806. Thos. Beale Dorsey, sone of the above Tho: and Achsah was Born the 29th June 1808. Achsah Riggs Dorsey, Daughter of the above Thos. and Achsah was Born the 26th April 1810
      Ann Worthington Dorsey, Daughter of the above Thos. Beale and Achsah was Born the 3rd June 1811.
      Sarah Dorsey, Daughter of the above Tho: Beale and Achsah was Born the 23d July 1813.
      John Riggs Brown departed this life the 3rd day of October 1814 in the thirty-ninth year of his age.
      Achsah Brown, Daughter of John Riggs and Mary his wife, departed this Life the 9th of Sept 1817 about 3 o'clock P. M. in the Seventy Third year of her age.
      Vachel Brown and Elizabeth Ann Berry was Married the 25 day of October 1821.
      Jonathan W. Brown, son of the above Vachel Brown and Elizabeth, was Born the 13th day of June 1823.
      Richard Brown, son of the above Vachel Brown and Elizabeth, was Born the 1 day September 1824.
      William Brown, son of the above Vachel Brown and Elizabeth Ann Brown was Born the 19th day of May 1826
      Vachel Brown, son of the above Vachel Brown and Elizabeth Ann Brown, was Born the 18 day of January 1828
      Ann Elizabeth Brown, Daughter of the above Vachel Brown and Elizabeth A. Brown, was Born the 28 September 1829
      Samuel L. Brown, son of the above Vachel Brown and Elizabeth A. Brown, was Born the 26 July 1831
      Thomas Alexander Brown (posthumous son) of the above Vachel Brown and Elizabeth A. Brown, was born the 9th January 1835.
      Thomas Beale Dorsey departed this life on the 4th of Sept. 1828 about 7 o'clock A. M. aged 68 years and a few days.
      Elisha Brown (of Saml) departed this life the 19th Day of January 1832 about 5 o'clock A. M. in the 58th year of his age.
      Samuel Brown, Senr. departed this life on the 6th day of October 1833 about 5 o'clock A. M. in the 87th year of his age.
      Vachel Brown, (son of Saml) departed this life on the 9th day of July 1834 about 1 O'clock P. M. in the 50th year of his age.
      Achsah Riggs Dorsey (daughter of Saml & Achsah Brown) departed this life on the 31st day of December 1837 about 5 past 9 o'clock P. M. in the 51st year of her age.
      Elizabeth Ann Brown, daughter of Elisha Brown of Saml and Ann Brown, departed this life on the 4th July 1838 about -10 o'clock P. M. in the 23d year of her age.
      James R. Brown, son of Elisha Brown of Saml and Ann Brown, departed this life on the 23d July 1838 about \ past 6 o'clock P. M. in the 26th year of his age
      Samuel Brown Junior departed this life on the 4th of January 1847 about 12 o'clock night in the 64th year of his age.


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