A-2-2 Rebecca Lewter-1 was born on 26 Feb 1806. She died on 29 Jul 1888. She was buried in Lewter Cemetery, Giles County, Tn. She married  William Crenshaw Riggan.

 

William Crenshaw Riggan and Rebecca Lewter had the following children:

 

A-3-5 Eliza Riggan was born in 1822.

 

A-3-6 Nancy Riggan was born in 1824.

 

A-3-7 William H. Riggan was born on 15 Jan 1829. He died on 24 Dec 1904. He was buried in

Lewter Cemetery, Giles County, Tn..

 

A-3-8 John F.P. Riggan was born on 05 Mar 1832. He died on 29 Apr 1900. He was buried in

Lewter Cemetery, Giles County, Tn..

 

A-3-9 Mary Jane G. Riggan was born on 01 Aug 1834. She died on 23 Dec 1892. She was

buried in Lewter Cemetery, Giles County, Tn..

 

A-3-10 Sarah R. C. Riggan was born on 01 Jun 1836. She died on 27 Dec 1904. She was buried

in Lewter Cemetery, Giles County, Tn..

 

A-3-11 Dorthia Caroline Riggan was born on 15 Jun 1838. She married John Wesley Stroud on

30 Jan 1868 in Giles County, Tenn.. She died on 03 Jan 1914. She was buried in Lewter

Cemetery, Giles County, Tn..

 

A-3-12 Martha E. Riggan was born on 19 Apr 1840. She died on 09 Oct 1904. She was buried in

Lewter Cemetery, Giles County, Tn..

 

Notes for William Crenshaw Riggan:

 

1830 census, Lincoln Co, TN, p. 199

William C Riggins

One male under 5 yrs old (William)

One male 30-40 (William C.)

Two females 5-10 (Eliza, Nancy)

One female 10-15(?)

One female 20-30 (Rebecca)

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1840 census, Lincoln Co, TN, civil dist 21, page 82.

W. C. RAGAN

males:

one 5-10 (John)

one 10-15 (?)

one 20-30 (William)

one 40-50 (William Crenshaw Ragan)

females:

two under 5 (Sarah, Caroline Dorthia)

two 5-10 (Mary Jane, ?)

two 15-20 (Eliza & Nancy)

one 30-40 (Rebecca)

one 60-70 (I think this is Sarah "Sally" Lewter!!)

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1850 Census, Subdivision 1, Lincoln County, Tn. 13 Oct. 1850, Page 159

704 704 Regan, Rebecca   44 F NC

                          Eliza            8 F NC

                          Nancy        26 F NC

                          William      30 M Tn.

                           John         18 M Tn.

                          Mary Jane 16 F Tn.

                          Sarah        10 F Tn

                          Dorthia      12 F Tn.

                          Martha      10 F Tn.

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1860 Census, Southern Div., Giles County, Tn. 14 Aug. 1860, Elkton Post Office

House Hold 857 Family 833

Rigins, Rebecca        51 F Farmer 2000 2935 NC

            Eliza A.P.      36 F NC

            John F.          28 M Farm Labor Tn.

            Mary J.          26 F Tn.

            Sarah            24 F Tn.

           Caroline         22 F Tn.

According to the 1860 Slave Schedule, Rebecca had two slaves, a boy and a girl, both age 10.

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1870 Census, Civil Dist. 1, Giles County, Tn., 22 Sept. 1870, Page 4 Elkton Post Offfice

Family 24; Household 24

Riggins, Rebecca           66 F W Keep House 750 781 NC

              Eliza                 45 F W NC

              William             40 M W Farmer Tn.

              John                 38 M W Farmer Tn.

              Mary                36 F W Tn.

              Sarah               32 F W Tn.

              Martha E.         30 F W Tn.

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1880 Census, Giles County, Tn

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation

Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

REGGIN , Rebecca     Self W F W 75 NC Farming NC NC

                Wm. H.        Son S M W 51 TN Minister NC NC

                J. F. P.        Son S M W 48 TN Farming NC NC

                Mary J.        Dau S F W 45 TN At Home NC NC

                Sarah          Dau S F W 43 TN At Home NC NC

 

1880 census, Giles co, TN, family 192.

Stroud,  W. A.          32, Farmer,    TN, SC, NC

             MARTHA,   42, Wife,        TN, NC, NC

            Cordelia,       4, Daughter, TN

            Charles,        3, Son,         TN

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Notes for Rebecca Lewter:

 

She is buried at the Lewter Cemetery, Giles County, Tn,.

 

1860 Census, Giles County, Tn.

Southern Subdivision, Elkton Post Office, 14 Aug. 1860

857 - 833

Riggins, Rebecca 52 F Farmer 2000 2935 NC

              Eliza A.P. 36 F NC

              John F. 28 M Farm Labor Tn.

              Mary J. 26 F Tn.

              Sarah 24 F Tn.

              Caroline 22 F Tn.

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1870 Census, Giles County, Tn.

Dist. 1, 22 Aug. 1870, Elkton Post Office

25 - 25

Riggins, Rebecca 66 F W Keep House 750 781 NC

              Eliza 45 F W NC

              William 40 M W Farmer Tn.

              John 38 M W Farmer Tn.

              Mary 36 F W Tn.

              Sarah 34 F W Tn

              Martha E. 30 F W Tn

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1880 Census, Giles County, Tn.

Name, Relation, Marital Status, Gender, Race, Age, Birthplace, Occupation, Father's Birthplace,

Mother's Birthplace

Rebecca REGGIN         Self W F W 75 NC Farming NC NC

Wm. H. REGGIN           Son S M W 51 TN Minister NC NC

J. F. P. REGGIN           Son S M W 48 TN Farming NC NC

Mary J. REGGIN           Dau S F W 45 TN At Home NC NC

Sarah REGGIN             Dau S F W 43 TN At Home NC NC