Melissa Ann (Shug) Kendrick
- Born: 10 Mar 1851, Museville, Pittsylvania Co., VA.
- Marriage: William Rigney
- Died: 4 Dec 1947, Pittsylvania Co., VA. at age 96
The 1900 Federal Census, Virginia, Pittsylvania Co., Callands, District 70, page 216A, records Malissie Kindrick (June 1865-single) with daughter Louisa (July 1886). Malissie is listed as having 8 children of which 4 are still alive. Nearby is son Jessie Kindrick (June 1884) boarding in the household of Albert (July 1870) and Annie (Sept 1871) Rigney.
The 1910 Federal Census, Virginia, Pittsylvania Co., Callands, District 88, page 50A, records Melissa Kendrick (50-widow), with children B. G. (21) and Louisa (19). Melissa is listed as having 8 children of which 4 are still alive.
The 1920 U.S. Census, Virginia, Pittsylvania Co., Callands, ED# 140, page 67A records Melissa Kindrick (70) living with Beverly (24) Wells and wife Louisa (32) with daughter Jean (1/3). Melisssa is listed as the mother to Beverly (should be mother-in-law). They are next door to Melissa's son Jesse (34) and his wife Effie (23) and 2 sons, James E. (4) and William D. (1 9/12).
Melissa married William Rigney, son of Owen Rigney and Sally Adkins. (William Rigney was born circa 1856 in Pittsylvania Co., VA and died after 1910 in Callands, Pittsylvania Co., VA.)