RIGGS Family

First Generation

1. Arthur A1 Riggs was born before August 5, 1917, the first event for which there is a recorded date.

He married Jennie A T unknown.

Arthur A Riggs and Jennie A T unknown had the following child:

child 2 i. Elsbeth2 Riggs was born in Wellsville, Allegany Co, NY August 5, 1917. Elsbeth died September 01, 1980 in Wellsville, Allegany Co, NY, at 63 years of age. Buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellsville Allegany Co NY She married Theodore M McClure in Wellsville, Allegany Co, NY, April 17, 1941.

Ted was born in Wellsville, Allegany Co, NY September 18, 1915. Ted was the son of Ross Raymond McClure and Zella Elverta Bartholomew. Ted died July 17, 2007 in Hillsborough Co, FL, at 91 years of age. (See Theodore M McClure for the continuation of this line.) Portions of her obituary read: She was a graduate of Elmira College of Elmira and obtained her Master's degree from Columbia University in NYC. For some years she was employed in the Detroit (Mich) School System as manager of the cafeterias. She was a member of the Wellsville First United Methodist Church. She was founder of the Wellsville Beautification Council and for many years was its chairman. She was a member of Monday Club and of the Wellsville Branch of the American Association of University Women. She had quite a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis and according to a letter by Agnes McClure, Elsbeth was in a nursing home for a number of years. She is buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Wellsville NY.

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