This is a photo of Ada Florence Rigg when she was a little girl.

Ada Florence Rigg was born 6 September 1899 in Emerson Township, Gratiot County, Michigan.  She died 5 April 1971 in Merrill, Saginaw County, Michigan and was buried 8 April 1971 in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Breckenridge, Michigan.


Ada married Edward J. Allard on 20 June 1925 in the City of Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.  Edward was born 12 April 1925 in Canada.  He died 17 August 1962 in Saginaw County, Michigan.


Ada and Ed had the following daughters:

1.  Phyllis Elaine Allard was born 13 April 1926 and died 9 February 2002 in Frankenmuth, Saginaw County Michigan.

2.  Jeanette Faye Allard was born 22 December 1931 and died 14 December 1973.


Ada was born in Gratiot County coming to Merrill, Michigan as a infant.  Ada was raised to adulthood in Merrill, Michigan and as a young woman she moved to Lansing, Michigan.  Ada and Ed lived in Lansing, Michigan from the time of their marriage in 1925 until 1940 when they came back to Merrill, Michigan.  Ada  was a member of the Lakefield Wesleyan Church, Merrill, Michigan and had taught in its Sunday School for 35 years and was a member of its Women's Missionary Society.  Ada died suddenly after a brief illness at the age of 71 years old.




The photo is of - sitting: left to right - Richard Clark, Jeanette Allard and Phyllis Allard.  standing: left to right - Ed Allard, Reva Rigg Clark and Bob Rigg.



The photo is of Ada and Ed Allard's daughters.  left to right - Phyllis (Harrington) and Jeanette (Smythe) Allard.