Riggs, Joseph L
Riggs, Joseph L., a Presbyterian minister, was born at New Providence, N.J., March 19, 1809. He graduated at Amherst College, Mass.; studied theology in Andover Seminary, Mass., and in Princeton Theological Seminary, N.J., and was licensed and ordained Aug. 27, 1845. His fields of labor were, Wells, Bradford Co., Pa.; Millerstown, Pa.; Cumberland, Ill.; and as city missionary in Elmira, N.Y., where he died, Aug. 20, 1865. Mr. Riggs was a faithful preacher, and he loved the work to which he had devoted himself. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1866, p. 223.