Sarah Rigby Gabbot

February 7, 1811–October 30, 1846

Born at Leyland, Lancashire, England; daughter of Susan Hartley and Edward Rigby. Died near the Chariton River, Appanoose County, Iowa Territory; buried at Little Pigeon Creek, Appanoose County. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


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