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Located on Hwy 78 about a quarter mile west of the intersection of Hwy 27 and Hwy 78 in Dorchester County near Ridgeville.  It is on the left side of the road in a pasture in a stand of trees.

to the
memory of
Elizabeth Riggs
Relict of William Riggs Sen
Born 3rd March 1758
Died 12th August 1822
aged 64 years 5 mo & 9 days
Here rests
A tender mother unfortunate wife
Resigned in every scene of life
To heavenly court did repair
May those she loved all meet her there

to the 
memory of
Jestine Martha Riggs
Consort of William Riggs Jr
Born 16th Decr 1786
and with her infant child
Died 20th Septr 1829
aged 43 years 9 mo & 4 days
Farewell dear Wife
While here embraced by death
The mortal part doth rest
our happy soul rejoicing now
With God is ever blest

to the memory of
an infant son of 
Wm & Jestine M Riggs
who was suffocated
in birth 1st June

Memory of 
an infant 
Daughter of
William & Rachel
L Riggs
Born & Died
24 Jany

(marker to an infant son 
of William and Rachel Riggs 
who was born and died
19March 1835)


This file was contributed for use by the Dorchester County SCGenWeb Project  by:
 Neil Vaughan

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