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Re: Riggs/Mitchell
Posted by: Lavona (ID *****4165) Date: October 07, 2007 at 13:14:28
In Reply to: Riggs/Mitchell by Karen Riggs of 1225

My Joseph B. CASKEY(born 1836 TN - died Muskogee County Ok 1909) was the son of John and Sarah (CANTRELL) Caskey. 1855 Joseph married Mary E. WHITE, daughter of Isaiah WHITE (1801 NC). (These family lived in the area of Smith and DeKalb Counties Tennessee). One of Joseph's sisters, Elizabeth M. CASKEY, married Daniel Gilbert HILL, 1852 DeKalb Co TN. ELizabeth M. (CASKEY) HILL died in Ohio Co KY. Joseph and Mary Caskey had 2 daughters, Sarah and Rachel that married in Daviess County KY prior to the move to Franklin County AR.

Rachel Caskey and husband, L.L. "Louis" MITCHELL got married in Daviess County KY. By 1880 they were in Franklin County AR. May have lived in Scott and Logan Counties AR prior to moving to what is now Muskogee Co. OK. L.L. Mitchell died 1909 in Florida. Rachel A. (Caskey) Mitchell died in Texas as did some of her children.

Isaac C. "Ike" Riggs and Frances E. Brooks were married in Daviess County KY. By 1880 they were living in Franklin Co. AR. As far as I know they stay in the Franklin and Crawford Counties area of AR. Some of their children moved to Muskogee and Sequoyah Counties Oklahoma. The parents of Frances E. (BROOKS) RIGGS, John F. and Martha Jane (KENNEDY) BROOKS, were married 1848 Daviess County KY.

Some of the families from Daviess County KY that were living in Franklin County AR by 1880 were......

John F. and Martha Jane (KENNEDY) BROOKS
Joseph B. and Mary E. (WHITE) CASKEY
George Washington and Catherine (CRABTREE) BROOKS
Charlie J. and Sarah C. (BROOKS) CRABTREE
L. L. "Louis" and Rachel A. (CASKEY) MITCHEL/MITCHELL
Isaac "Ike" C. and Rachel A. (CASKEY) RIGGS
Harrison RIGGS
And John Henry and Sarah Susanna Josephine (CASKEY) BROOKS living in Madison County Arkansas.


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