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Elias Ellsworth Riggs
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1863
Hightstown
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1948
Trenton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

Son of John C. Riggs and Emma Frances EMBLEY, he married Mary A. BASTOW, April 30, 1888 Hightstown.
The 1900 census indicates he was a druggist and they had two children, two living - John M and Emma A.
His obituary in the Trenton Evening Times calls him Trenton's oldest druggist. Died at his home, 740 Quinton Ave., age 84.
A graduate of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1885, he conducted a drug store at the corner of Monmouth St and Walnut Ave for many years.
Survived by his wife Mary Bastow Riggs, a daughter Mrs. (Emma Alta) Theodore C. Eastham and son John Milton Riggs, 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John C. Riggs (1837 - 1923)
  Emma Frances Embley Riggs (1843 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary A. Bastow Riggs (1867 - 1948)*
 
 Children:
  John Milton Riggs (1890 - 1974)*
  Alta Riggs Eastham (1893 - 1982)*
 
 Sibling:
  Elias Ellsworth Riggs (1863 - 1948)
  Mary Frances Riggs (1865 - 1866)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Trenton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: D-NE
 
Created by: genieresearcher
Record added: Jan 05, 2014
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Elias Ellsworth Riggs
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