Campbell County Death Certificates


Thomas Jefferson Riggs
Reg. Number:  208; Reg. District: 71
Certificate Number: 18224

Name: Thomas Jefferson Riggs
Residence: LaFollette, Tenn
Sex: Male
Race: W
Date of Birth: 20 Dec 1859
Place of Birth: Campbell Co., Tennessee
Date of Death: 29 Aug 1946
Place of Death: LaFollette, Tenn
Age: 86 years 8 months 22 days
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse, if living:
Age of Spouse, if living:
If Veteran, Name of War:
Social Security Number:
Occupation: Farmer
Industry or Business: (left blank)
Father's Full Name: Billie Riggs
Father's Birthplace: Campbell Co,Tenn
Mother's Full Maiden Name: Catherine Miller
Mother's Birthplace: Campbell Co., Tenn
Cause of Death: coronary occlusion
  • Due to: (left blank)
  • Other conditions: (left blank)
  • Operation?: No
  • Autopsy?: No
If death was due to external causes, fill in the following:
  • Accident, Suicide, or Homicide: (left blank)
  • Date of Occurrence: 19
  • Where did the injury occur: (left blank)
  • Did injury occur in or about home, on farm, in industrial place, in public place?: (left blank)
  • While at work: (left blank)
  • Means of Injury: (left blank)
Informant: Mrs. Osha Carroll
Informant Address: LaFollette, Tenn
Burial, Removal, or Cremation: Burial in Davis Chapel Cemetery
Date: 30 Aug 1946
Undertaker: Minton Sharp
Address: LaFollette, Tenn
Date Filed: 07 Oct 1946
Registrar: Alice C. Murray
Signature: Roscoe C Pryse
Address: LaFollette, Tenn

Submitter's Name: Bobbie Ivey-Lewallen
Submitter's Email:
Relationship to the Deceased: great grandfather

Comments: He was called Tommy. Tommy's first wife was Emma Chapman, with who he had four daughters and two sons. She died before 1900. Tommy's second wife was Nancy Jane Ivey, who died in 1941. Tommy's father's real name was William. The informant's name is misspelled. Her name was Orpha. She was Tommy's daughter.


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