The Riggs/Rigg DNA Study Group Website

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v16.10 published 13 Oct 2021

A Joint US-UK Invitation to Join the YDNA Study

We invite males with surnames in the following (non-exclusive) list:

Riggs, Rigg, Rigges, Rigge, Rigs, Ridges

to join the Riggs/Rigg DNA Study Group devoted to the elucidation of family lines sharing these surnames, utilizing clues residing in our Y chromosomes.

- Alvy Ray Smith, Berkeley, US

  Webmaster of the  website

Edwardian Riggses of America


- Geoffrey Tudor Riggs, Wales, UK

Webmaster of the website

 RIGGS Surname Study

(Geoff died 12 June 2011)



How do I join?

What do I get for joining?

How is a sample taken?


What is the test?

What is a YDNA signature?

Are results confidential?



Alvy Ray Smith is the Group Administrator of the Riggs/Rigg DNA Study Group

See also

The company used for this DNA study is

 FamilyTreeDNA logo

You might want to browse my entire site. Or my genealogy site. Or just the special Edwardian Riggs site.

Alvy Ray Smith, Group Administrator