Barley Aiken Nathan Rigsbee
(1876-1934)
Carrie London Wicks
(1877-1942)
Walter Lee Rigsbee Sr.
(1899-1971)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hallie Elizabeth Beeker

Walter Lee Rigsbee Sr. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 20 Aug 1899, Durham, Durham, NC, USA 3 4 6
  • Marriage (1): Hallie Elizabeth Beeker on 22 Apr 1916 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA 1
  • Died: 8 Sep 1971, , Hall, GA, USA at age 72 5 6
  • Buried: Lula: Whitehall Baptist Church Cemetery, Hall, GA, USA 6

   FamilySearch ID: M47B-SD9.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1910 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 8 The 1910 census recorded owning a home at 110 Bay Alley: Barley Rigsbee, laborer in tobacco factory, 33, living with wife Carrie, 33; Arthur C., 13; Walter L., 11; Vivian C., 7; Rosa M., 4; and Frederick, 12 months old. Barley and Carrie were married for 14 years and she had birthed 5 children, all alive in 1910. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

2. Residence: on 22 Apr 1916 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 1

3. Occupation: machinist, Liggett & Myers, Durham, NC on 12 Sep 1918 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 4

4. Residence: 1010 Bay St., Durham, NC on 12 Sep 1918 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 4

5. Residence: 312 Clark St., Durham, NC on 6 May 1929 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA. 7

6. Occupation: self-employed at 375 E. Washington St., Athens, GA on 16 Feb 1942 in Athens, Clarke, GA, USA. 3

7. He was described as 5' 6" 198lbs. Brown eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion on 16 Feb 1942 in Athens, Clarke, GA, USA. 3

8. Residence: 565 N. Millege Ave., Athens, GA on 16 Feb 1942 in Athens, Clarke, GA, USA. 3

9. Fact: Two Beeker sister, Leola and Hallie, married two Rigsbee brother, Arthur and Walter.


Walter married Hallie Elizabeth Beeker, daughter of John Henderson Beeker and Nannie Ila Cook, on 22 Apr 1916 in Durham, Durham, NC, USA.1 (Hallie Elizabeth Beeker was born on 19 Mar 1899 in Steele Township, Rowan, NC, USA,6 9 10 11 died on 9 Sep 1973 in , Hall, GA, USA 6 11 and was buried in Lula: Whitehall Baptist Church Cemetery, Hall, GA, USA 6.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VXTZ-C99 Walter Rigsbee and Hallie Becker, 22 Apr 1916; citing Durham, North Carolina, United States, p. , Office of Archives and History, Division of Archives and Records. State Archive of North Carolina and variou.

2 Whitefield Funeral Home (Baldwin, GA), http://www.whitfieldfuneralhomes.com/home/obituary/375520 obituary of Rev. Douglas Rigsbee.

3 FamilySearch.org, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2QZ-W5VY Walter Lee Rigsbee, 1940-1942; citing Athens, Clarke, Georgia.

4 United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ8B-KFB Walter Lee Rigsbee, 1917-1918; citing Durham County, North Carolina.

5 FamilySearch.org, Georgia, Death Index, 1933-1998, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V49F-Q79 Walter L Rigsbee, 08 Sep 1971 citing Hall, Georgia, certificate number 026198.

6 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=111687242.

7 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F38C-1BF William Lee Rigsbee Jr, 06 May 1929; citing Durham, Durham, North Carolina, reference fn 1292 CN42, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,907,541.

8 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:ML9D-H5W Barley Rigsbee, Durham Ward 1, Durham, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 35, sheet 12A, family 236.

9 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC6L-684 Samul Buker, Boone, Davidson, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district ED 36, sheet 150B.

10 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCW6-J43 Hallie Beeker, 19 Mar 1899 citing vol. 902, p. 294, Rowan, North Carolina.

11 FamilySearch.org, Georgia, Death Index, 1933-1998, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V49J-9F6 Hallie B Rigsbee, 09 Sep 1973 citing Hall, Georgia, certificate number 030309.



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