Edward Riggs son of Edward Riggs and Elizabeth Unknown was about 1636 in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts. No record has been found of his death, but he was still alive in 1700 when he was party to a deed.
Neither Wallace nor Abbott  found any record of a marriage, but both reported that the wife of Edward Riggs was named MARY. Torrey  reported her as "MARY [MUNN]?". This is probably based on the fact that a 'Daniell Munne' of Milford made an oral will prior to 13 JNE 1666 leaving his estate to a Mary 'Riggs.
It is not known if he was her brother.
In 1667, Edward and his family followed his father Edward's family from Derby, Connecticut to Newark, New Jersey, where they were amongst the original settlers - he and his brother Joseph were the first to obtain grants of outside lands from the town authorities. He was assigned a home lot in Newark and, though he was not as educated as his two younger brothers, he succeeded in accumulating other landed property there, which he subsequently distributed among his children. In his land conveyances, he was often designated as a "planter"
Clement, John. Sketches of the first emigrant settlers in Newton Township, old Gloucester County, West New Jersey 1877, Camden, N.J. : Printed by Sinnickson Chew Collection university_pittsburgh; Digitizing sponsor Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
History of Milford, Connecticut, 1639-1939 by Federal Writer's Project for the State of Connecticut; Milford (Conn.). Tercentenary Committee. 1939, Bridgeport, Conn., Press of Braunworth] Digitizing sponsor Boston Library.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Edward by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Edward: