Genealogy of the Rigg, Hargleroad, Orchard, Mortensen and Allied Families
I’ve done lots of digging, scanning, organizing and uploading, and now am sharing all photos, videos, newspaper and magazine articles in my possession (some given to my by my Grandma Stell Orchard) that have anything to do with the Rigg brothers river expeditions starting in 1949. One video has narration by my dad, Bob Rigg. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Every family has its own version of history and we certainly have ours — especially in regards to the Battle of Gettysburg and the Hargleroad influence there. I love this story. I’ve even traveled to the Hargleroad farm near Chambersburg, PA, and wandered the battlefields of Gettysburg. May the story live on! Read how the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I’ve been going through some handwritten papers and have transcribed a few to the website. This may have been used for a newspaper notice for the wedding anniversary of WBG and Maggie Hargleroad in 1940. They were celebrating their 56th anniversary and this talks about what all their children are doing — for instance, “Mrs. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I put together a bio and some photos of our Rigg great-great-grandparents, including some quotes from my dad, Robert W. Rigg, Sr., and from his uncle, Rollie Robert Rigg. Hopefully all of you Rigg kin will enjoy getting to know them a bit better. I’ve loved retracing their footsteps a bit in Kentucky, Missouri, and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.