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Mary Riggs became the mistress of Somerset Place, a large plantation on the shores of Lake Phelps in Washington County, when she married Josiah Collins III. Later, Sarah Rebecca Jones Collins took charge of Somerset after Riggs suffered a stroke.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 33 Issue 2, Spring 1994, p14-18, il, por