Thornton F. Rigg (George, Clement, Robert) was born 1811.  He died 14 May 1850 in Richfield, Henry County, Ohio.   He is buried in the Angel Cemetery, Custar, Henry County, Ohio.


Thornton  married Sophia Beard.  Sophie was born 21 November 1814 in New York.  She died 31 January 1886 in Putnam County, Ohio and was buried February 1886 in Kieferville Cemetery.


Thornton and Sophia had the following children:


1.  Joseph Rigg was born 1836 and died in 1879.

2.  Chastina Rigg died April 1843 and was buried in Angel Cemetery, Richfield Township, Henry County, Ohio.

3.  Hiram Rigg was born 1841 in Michigan and died 27 July 1864.

4.  Lovina Rigg was born 1842 in Michigan.

5.  Truman Rigg was born 22 February 1845 and died 20 April 1901.

6.  Mary Ann Rigg was born 12 March 1846 and died 14 August 1912.

7.  Freeman Rigg was born 2 March 1849 and died 24 February 1906.


Thornton F. Rigg died at the age of 39 years old.   According to the 1850  United States Federal Mortality Records in district #50 of Henry County, Ohio, Thornton was only ill for two days before he died.   Thornton was a farmer all of his life and at the time of his death he lived in Richfield Township, Henry County, Ohio.