John Rigby was born in 1615  and died about 1647.
He married Isabel, whose birth surname is unknown. She survived him and married second, Edward Breck of Dorchester, and third, Anthony Fisher of Roxbury. Isabel died on 22 Jun 1673 in Dorchester.
John Rigby probably came to Dorchester about 1637. He was admitted to Dorchester church by early 1638and granted land on March 18, 1637/8. He is on a 1641 list of inhabitants of Dorchester. He was a freeman on 18 May 1642.
John's will was proved on 9 (10) 1647; inventory was taken on 16 (2) 1647.
Children of John Rigby and Isabel:
Elizabeth Rigby was baptized at Dorchester on March 3, 1639/9.
Samuel Rigby was baptized on 9 (6) 1640 in Dorchester.
Mehitable Rigby was baptised in 1643 in Dorchester. She married Nathaniel Turner.
Abigail Rigby was born on 22 Jun 1645 in Dorchester. She died on 1 Mar 1702/3 in Milton. She married Thomas Holman. Thomas, the son of John and Anne Holman, was born on 6 Aug 1641 in Dorchester and died on 4 Aug 1704 in Milton.
John was a cordwainer.
↑ 1.01.1 Joiner, Rev. Darrell and Sallyann Cary Family History
↑ 2.02.12.2 Great Migration Newsletter, V.1-20.(Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.) p. 594
Myrtle Stevens Hyde and John Plummer, "The English Ancestry of New England Settlers Joshua and Anthony Fisher", New England Historical and Genealogical Register Vol. 151 (1997), pp. 171-182.
Genealogy of the Breck family : descended from Edward of Dorchester and his brothers in America : with an appendix of additional biographical and historical matter, obituary notices, letters, etc., and armorial bearings ppgs 11 - 13.see at archive.org
Great Migration Newsletter, V.1-20.(Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.) p. 594.link for subscribers