Seth Rigby

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
Seth Rigby, son of Daniel Rigby and Abigail Baker, was born at Shenandoah Valley, Pennsylvania, 1800.1 He died at Penn Twp., Jay Co., Indiana, 3 March 1851,2 and was buried at West Grove Cemetery, Penn, Jay Co., Indiana.3

Seth married Delilah Gilbert, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Columbiana Co., Ohio, 22 July 1824.4,5,6

He died intestate, and his son-in-law, Levi Johnson, was granted administration. The estate was settled 20 August 1855, and the six surviving heirs divided the remaining proceeds of the sale of his personal estate, $209, each receiving $34.83.7


Delilah Gilbert b. abt. 1804, d. bef. 1850
  • Sarah Rigby8,9 b. 1824
  • Harriet Rigby+10,9 b. 1827, d. 26 Jun 1859
  • Aaron B. Rigby3,9 b. 11 Apr 1832, d. 12 Apr 1879
  • Hannah Rigby3,9,11 b. 18 Aug 1834, d. 8 Jul 1915
  • Baker Aaron Rigby3,9,12 b. 11 Apr 1837, d. 25 Aug 1914
  • Matilda Ann Rigby10,9,13 b. 28 Jan 1840, d. 23 Apr 1919
This person was last edited on1 Mar 2023


  1. [S457], 1850 United States Census [on-line database and images] (, Penn Township, Jay Co., Indiana, population schedule, sheet #340, dwelling #74, family #74, Seth Rigbey household, age 50, born in Indiana[sic], a farmer with $1000 in real estate; original data: NARA micropublication M432, Seventh Census of the United States, 1009 rolls, roll #153.
  2. [S1578] Jay County Courthouse, Portland, Indiana, Probate Records, 1838-1920, 1:258, FHL microfilm 1750183-2 img 281, further cited as Jay Co. Probate Records.
  3. [S1140] Jay County, online,, accessed April 2008. Hereinafter cited as Jay County.
  4. [S1149] Carol Willsey Bell, Columbiana County, Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1870: And Other Evidence of Marriages (Youngstown, Ohio: Bell Books, 1990), 242, further cited as Bell, Columbiana Marriages.
  5. [S23] M. W. Montgomery, History of Jay County (Chicago, Illinois: Church, Goodman & Cushing, 1864), 406, further cited as Montgomery, Jay County.
  6. [S2628] Columbiana County Courthouse, Lisbon, Ohio, Marriage records, 1803-1951, 2:189, FHL microfilm 927766 img 276, further cited as Columbiana Co. Marriages.
  7. [S1578] Jay Co. Probate Records, 1:263; FHL #1750183-2 img 283.
  8. [S457] 1850 United States Census, Penn Township, Jay Co., Indiana, pop. sch., sheet 340, dwelling 74, family 74, Seth Rigbey hshld., age 25, born in Ohio.
  9. [S1148] Jay County Courthouse, Portland, Indiana, Partition record, 1850-1872, 1:111-112, FHL microfilm 1750183, further cited as Jay Co. Partition Records.
  10. [S1140] Jay County, online ,
  11. [S1025] Hanna Williams, Death Certificates, File No. 88 (1915), Indiana State Department of Health, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  12. [S1025] Baker Aaron Rigby, Death Certificates.
  13. [S1025] Matilda Ann Gray, Death Certificates.