Near College Grove in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
In Memory of Gideon Riggs 1790-1871
Gideon Riggs 1790-1871
and his wives
Mary Reynolds 1798-1825
Sophia Campbell 1801-1836
Catherine F. Holden 1815-1865
All their graves are here except Catherine F. Holden's which is in Arkansas. His farm included approximately 1000 acres hereabouts, with brick house about 100 ft. northwest of here.
Erected 1969 by his descendants.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
Location. 35° 42.801′ N, 86° 41.888′ W. Marker is near College Grove, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of Flat Creek Road and Horton Highway (Alternate U.S. 31), on the left when traveling east on Flat Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: College Grove TN 37046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Riggs Cross Roads (a few steps from this marker); Marshall County / Williamson County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edwards Grove Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Reed’s Store Moses Steele Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Eagleville Baptist Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Cove (approx. 4.2 miles away); Ogilvie Farm (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in College Grove.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.