Surnames and Family Research Forum Archive
Johnnie Evans & Florine Rigdon?
Date: Friday, 31 March 2006, at 2:33 p.m.
This might be a long shot, but here goes.
I'm searching for the daddy of Florine Rigdon, born 1936. If you or anyone you know has had relations (sexual) with a 27 year old Coveta Roberts Rigdon in St. Louis Missouri around 1935, Florine might be the baby you had by her and I'm your great-granddaughter (congratulations to you - whoever you are). Coveta gave the baby (Florine) another man's last name (her dead husband's last name of Rigdon) and never told the baby anything about her father.
I'm also searching for Johnnie Evans. He was born about 1928 in Louisiana, and moved to St. Louis, Missouri shortly afterwards with his adoptive father and mother - Caldwell and Bertha Evans. He had an adoptive brother (Bertha's son) name John(?) Seleston, and a biological sister name Dorothy Evans (also born in Louisiana and came to St. Louis with Caldwell and Bertha Evans). Johnnie and Dorothy appearantly took the last name of their adoptive parents. The adoption is believed to be informal (meaning there are no adoption papers). Biological parents are unknown, but may have had the last name of Wallace or Utley, both deriving from Rives, Obion County, Tennessee.