Sidney Rigdon

Male 1793 - 1876  (83 years)


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  • Name Sidney Rigdon 
    Born 19 Feb 1793  Allegheny, Venango, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jul 1876  Friendship, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Initiatory (LDS) 25731  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I134540  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2008 

    Father William Rigdon,   b. 7 Sep 1761, St Georges, Harford, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1810, Library, St Clair twp, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Nancy Gallagher,   b. 16 Mar 1759, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1839, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1789  , Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F25701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Phebe Brooke,   b. 3 May 1800, Bridgeton, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1886, Friendship, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1820 
    Children 
     1. Athalia Rigdon,   b. Aug 1821, Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900, , , New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     2. Nancy Rigdon,   b. 8 Dec 1822, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1887, Pittsbugh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. Sarah Rigdon,   b. 15 Oct 1824, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1877, ,,New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Elizabeth Eliza Rigdon,   b. 1823, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1842, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     5. Alginon Sidney Rigdon,   b. 4 Jul 1828, Mentor, Geauga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John Wickliffe Rigdon,   b. 14 Jun 1830, Mentor, Geauga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1912, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     7. Lucy Ann Rigdon,   b. Abt 1832, South Bristol, Addison, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1877  (Age ~ 45 years)
     8. Samuel Carvel Rigdon,   b. 29 Dec 1834, Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1835, Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Phebe Dorcas Rigdon,   b. 21 Feb 1836, Kirtland, Geauga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900, Friendship, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     10. Hortense Antoinette Rigdon,   b. 15 Apr 1838, , Caldwell, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1853, Friendship, Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     11. Ephraim Robinson Rigdon,   b. 1842, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1886, Friendship, Allegheny, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F30018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo: Block 147, Lot 2
      Nauvoo: Block 85, 88, 132
      Property Transactions, Hancock County, Black, Black and Plewe, pp 3306-3310
      Property Records, 2 pages

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Early 70's and High Priests' Index, LDS Archives, p 120
      Members LDS, 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 36 pp 894-899
      Nauvoo Legion, John Sweeney, 1 page
      Nauvoo Legion, Susan Easton Black, p 16
      Early Mormon Records, Lyman D Platt, p 21
      List of Residents in Nauvoo 1840-1846, B J Chapman

      HISTORIES:
      Chronicles of Courage, DUP, 1991, Vol 5 , pp 193-194
      Encyclopedia of Mormonism, David Ludlow, Vol 3, p 1233-1235
      LDS Biographical Encyclopedia pp 31-34
      Treasures of Pioneer History, Kate Carter, Vol 2, pp 46, 163
      Mormon Redress Petitions, Clark Johnson, pp 6-8, 32-33, 36-37, 91, 115, 636, 709, 727-728, 737-739


      BIOGRAPHIES:
      The Life and Testimony of Sidney Rigdon by John Wickliffe Rigdon, pp 1-16
      Testimony of Sidney Rigdon, pp 39-40

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Kirtland Member Records, pp 58, 99, 111, 122, 157
      Nauvoo Occupations, 2 pages
      Sidney Rigdon Home, pictures, history and location, 5 pages
      Letter written by Sidney Rigdon, Times and Seasons, pp 134-137
      Nauvoo Data Bank, 3 pages
      Internet Research:
      rootsweb.com: World Connect, 1 page