James Riggs Estate


In the matter of the estate of JAMES RIGGS of Brownville, Jeff. Co., NY: On 30 June 1856, JULIUS C. RIGGS of Brownville, petitioned to open probate.

Heirs/next of kin:

EDWIN L. RIGGS
JULIUS C. RIGGS, the petitioners
SARAH A. ROUNDS, wife of GEORGE H. ROUNDS
DENNIS M. RIGGS
HELEN M. THOMPSON, wife of ROBERT THOMPSON of Brownville.
PHIDELIA GRAVES of Horicon, Dodge Co., Wisconsin
CYNTHIA C. SPERRY, wife of CALVIN SPERRY of New Haven, CT
LA FAYETTE RIGGS of Columbus, Mississippi, all children of the deceased and of full age
DANIEL T. RIGGS and FRANCIS M. RIGGS, children of the deceased and JOSEPHINE ROUNDS, a granddaughter all of Brownville, minors having no general guardian.
PAMELIA RIGGS of Brownville, of full age, widow of the said JAMES RIGGS, deceased

WILL OF JAMES RIGGS

JAMES RIGGS named his wife, PAMELIA RIGGS. He appointed his wife as sole executrix of the will. Will dated 21 June 1856.
/s/ James Riggs
Witnesses: John B. Kimball of Dexter, NY and E. H. Parker of Brownville, NY
Will proved: 18 August 1856.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol., 4, p. 303.


Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.


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