John Riggin
Grace Decent
John Heffer
Jane Parsons
George Decent Riggin
Ann Heffer
(1819-Abt 1881)
Harriet Riggin


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Samuel McLeod

Harriet Riggin

  • Born: 4 Jan 1864, Stratford, Perth County, Ontario 2
  • Marriage: Samuel McLeod on 11 Nov 1884 in Manitowaning, Manitoulin Island, Ontario 1
  • Died: 1952 at age 88 3
  • Buried: 18 Jun 1952, Sault Ste Marie Ont - Greenwood Cemetery 4

bullet  General Notes:

Accordin to Pat Russell, Harriet's name was originally O'Regan, but later
dropped the "O'". Settled in Kincardine, Bruce Peninsula after emigrating
from Ireland. Samuel McLeod shows name as "Riggin".
Interred in Greenwood Cemetery, at Range 19S, lot 20
Resided in Manitowaning, Manitoulin Island in 1882 in the area of her
brother-in-law, Winkler's family.

Found in 1871 Census of Canada

According to the 1881 census Hattie Riggen was single and 17 years of age. She was living with Christopher and Sarah Winkler at the time. Her census place was Assigninack Township, District of Algoma.

In the 1901 census she is listed as married and 37 years of age. Her census place was Desert Lake, District of Algoma.

bullet  Birth Notes:

Birth Surety:1

bullet  Death Notes:

Death Surety:1

bullet  Burial Notes:

Burial Surety:3


Harriet married Samuel McLeod, son of Joseph McLoud and Margaret Jane Cunningham, on 11 Nov 1884 in Manitowaning, Manitoulin Island, Ontario.1 (Samuel McLeod was born on 21 Oct 1863 in Artemesia Township, Grey County, Ontario,3 died on 13 Apr 1928 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont 3 and was buried on 16 Apr 1928 in Sault Ste Marie Ont - Greenwood Cemetery 4.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Manitoulin Expositor, November 15, 1884
McLEOD--RIGGIN, At Manitowaning, on the 11th inst., by the Rev. Rodgers, Samuel McLeod to Hattie Riggin.

Ontario Vital Records - Marriages #001 136 - 1884
Samuel McLEOD, born Canada and Harriet RIGGIN, born Canada were married 11 November 1884 at Manitowaning. Groom's parents: Joseph McLeod and Margaret. Bride's parents: George Riggin and Ann Riggin



1 Ancestry, Ontario Canada Marriages, 1801-1928.

2 Date on cemetery stone. Place from Donald Godfrey Buonomo correspondence.

3 Cemetery headstone.

4 Cemetery record.

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