The Shemwell Family

Alma RigginsAge: 86 years19031989

Alma Riggins
Given names
Married name
Alma Morrisson
Birth July 23, 1903 35 33
MarriageHartwell Winfred MorrissonView this family

Death of a brotherJessie Brooklyn Riggins
August 18, 1904 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a brotherCarl Alexander Riggins
December 23, 1906 (Age 3 years)
Census April 15, 1910 (Age 6 years)
Address: Near Staga Rd.
Death of a paternal grandfatherCharles Alexander Riggins
April 23, 1912 (Age 8 years)
Census January 17, 1920 (Age 16 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherRoanna E Weatherford
May 30, 1920 (Age 16 years)
Census April 19, 1930 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
Franklin Wayne Morrisson
October 13, 1932 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
Doris Evelyn “Dot” Morrisson
March 27, 1935 (Age 31 years)
Census April 15, 1940 (Age 36 years)
Death of a motherPemetta “Etta” Ellis
October 17, 1947 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a grandson
Samuel Wayne Morrisson
April 6, 1959 (Age 55 years)

Death of a fatherBenjamin Franklin Riggins Sr.
1959 (Age 55 years)

Death of a brotherBenjamin Franklin Riggins Jr.
October 18, 1971 (Age 68 years)
Death of a sisterLucy Claude Riggins
1976 (Age 72 years)

Death of a brotherCarl Alexander Riggins
May 6, 1976 (Age 72 years)
Death August 25, 1989 (Age 86 years)

Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Arlington Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: estimated 1894
1 year
elder brother
Hershal F Riggins
Birth: December 20, 1894 26 24Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 10, 1897Shelby, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
22 months
elder brother
Benjamin Franklin Riggins Jr.
Birth: June 22, 1899 31 28Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 18, 1971Arlington, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
22 months
elder brother
Jessie Brooklyn Riggins
Birth: April 28, 1901 33 30Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 18, 1904Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
3 years
younger brother
Carl Alexander Riggins
Birth: December 23, 1906 38 36Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 6, 1976Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Family with Hartwell Winfred Morrisson - View this family
Franklin Wayne Morrisson
Birth: October 13, 1932 27 29Tennessee, United States
Death: November 6, 2001Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
2 years
Doris Evelyn “Dot” Morrisson
Birth: March 27, 1935 29 31Tennessee, United States
Death: December 17, 2009Fayette, Tennessee, United States

Alma Riggins has 16 first cousins recorded

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Benjamin Franklin Riggins - Household

Near Staga Rd. Shelby, Tennessee, USA

B. F. RigginsheadMW42S16--VAVAVAFarmerPlantation
Pemetta RigginswifeFW39S1664TNVATN
Claud RigginsdaughterFW13S---TNVATN
B. F. Riggins Jr.sonMW11S---TNVATN
Alma RigginsdaughterFW7S---TNVATN
Carl RigginssonMW3S---TNVATN
Columbia EllisnieceFW70S---TNVAVA

Notes: Columbia is Etta's Aunt census says niece

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Benjamin Franklin Riggins Sr. - Household

Memphis & Somerville Road Shelby, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Riggins, Ben FheadMW51MTNVAVAFarmingGeneral Farm
Riggins, EttawifeFW49MTNTNTN
Riggins, Ben FsonMW20STNTNTNLaborerHome Farm
Riggins, AlmadaughterFW16STNTNTN
Riggins, CarlsonMW12STNTNTNLaborerHome Farm

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Benjamin Franklin Riggins Sr. - Household

Highway 15 Shelby, Tennessee

Riggins, Benjamin FheadMW62M25VAVAVAFarmerGeneral Farm
Riggins, EttawifeFW60M23TNVATN
Riggins, AlmadaughterFW26STNVATN
Riggins, CarlsonMW23STNVATNLaborerFarm

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Hartwell Winfred Morrisson - Household

Road to Hatchie Bottom Fayette, Tennessee

Morrisson, HartwellheadMW34MTNSame HouseSchool Bus DriverPublic School
Morrisson, AlmawifeFW36MTNSame House
Morrisson, Wayne FsonMW7STNSame House
Morrisson, Doris EvelyndaughterFW5STNSame House