John, of Southampton, merchant, married Marie Blake Hopgood, 1626; will proved 1636. Thomas, son of Robert and Margery Chambers, had— 1. Constance, baptized at Fareham, July 29, 1650, married George Downs. Edmund R1ggs, of Winchester, fourth son of Ralph and Mary (Johnson) Riggs, married Margaret Savage, and had— 1. He also bought in 1751 a tract of land of 1,000 acres, called “Bordley’s Choice,” in that part of Frederick County now known as Montgomery County, near the village of Brookeville. daughter of Colonel Philemon Dorsey, of Anne Arundel County, and Catherine (Ridgeley) his wife; died at his farm, part of “Bordley’s Choice,” near Brookeville, Montgomery County (formerly part of Frederick County), May 25, 1814, and is there buried beside his wife, who was born August 23, 1749, and died August 6, 1807. 83), December 21, 1769, died March 16, 1822, had nine children. Family of Amon R1ggs (of John) and Ruth Griffith, his wife: 1. John Riggs died, as I have said (and was probably buried at Riggs’ Hills, where a few graves, unmarked, are visible; his will was proved September 22, 1762), August 17, 1762, having had a numerous progeny, viz.: 1. James, born April 13, 1728; was “Tobacco Inspector” for the Parish, September 6, 1736; was taxed, from 1756 to 1762, 300 pounds of tobacco annually as a “bachelor”; died August 14, 1780. Ruth, born October 20, 1730, married Greenberry Griffith, had ten children, died October 18, 1779. Mary, born September 24, 1732, married Benjamin Griffith, had eight children. Catherine, born February 24, 1734, married Hyatt, died April 8, 1802. Family of Samuel R1ggs (of John) and Amelia (Dorsey): 1. Reuben, born May 23, 1775, married Mary Thomas, died April 25, 1829. George Washington, born August 14, 1777, was a successful merchant at Georgetown, D. Remus, born January 12, 1790, married Katherine Adams, and had issue, died December 18, 1867. Mary, born May 23, 1776, married her cousin Thomas (of Samuel), died May 10, 1829. Lawrason, born November 22, 1814, married first Sophia Crittenden (died without issue), secondly Frances Behn Clapp, thirdly Mary Bright, died October 13, 1884, leaving issue.
“The Maryland Family” shows much research and is specially valuable as furnishing starting-points for other tracings. C, and is as follows: If too late to aid in furnishing matter for the work, which I am glad to know you now have in hand, I think I can tell you some interesting things. Thomas, married Constance Hook, of Hook, County of Southampton. Edmund, of Winchester, will proved April 27, 1660, buried in Winchester Cathedral, married Margaret Savage, of King Clere, County of Southampton. Ogle, married Mercy, co-heiress of John Lock, of Hollist, County of Sussex, died 1705, set. Franc1s R1ggs, fourth son of Rafe and Mary (Blake) Riggs, married Katherine Knight, and had— 1. Be sure to remember the email address and password you select to manage your account so you'll be able to easily log in to our online services and products.Riggs Family Papers located in Library of Congress It is, perhaps, not necessary to state that this little Appendix is intended to embrace only four or five families, bearing the Riggs’ name, but whose lineage has not been distinctly traced to Edward of Roxbury.