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THE BRIGGS FAMILY. 



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Rev. Ephraim and Rebekah Waterman Briggs had twelve 
children : 



Ephraim, 

William, 

Rebecca, 

Isaac, 

Thomas, 

Robert Waterman, 

Richard, 

Martha, 

Polly, 

Sarah, 

Charles, 

John Kingsbury, 



born March 3, 1769. 
" February 19, 1771. 
" February 19, 1773. 
" May 26, 1775. 
" June 12, 1777. 

September 25, 1779, died 1786. 

March 2, 1782. 

April 12, 1784. 

February 17, 1786, died May, 1787. 

January 25, 1788. 

January 17, 1791. 

December 9, 1794. 



OURSELVES. 



"Character is the joint product of nature and nur- 
'^""^^•" — yames A. Garfield. 



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TO 
A VALUED CORRESPONDENT, 

Sir THOMAS GRAHAM BRIGG8. Baronet, 

BRIGGS-DAYRELL, 

IN THE ISLAND OF BARBADOS, 

THIS VOLUME 

IS 

KESPECTFULLY DEDICA'l'ED. 



IJST'I 



Contents. 



Abbreviations. ---i_---x 

Errata, ----___--- ix 

Index, ---------341 

Prefjice, - - - - - -- - - -xi 

Armorial Bearings, - - - - - 2 

Austerlield, York., Parish Registers, - - - - 17 

American Colonial Records, - - - - - 35 

Attlel)orougli, Mass., Records, - - - - - 35 

Appleton's Cyclopaedia, ------ 117 

American Loyalists, ------ 122 

Appendix, -------- 232 

Coinniunieation from Hon. Samuel Sterne. Newport, R. I. Briggs' resident in Rliode 
Island, 187f). Will of Walter Brigus, of Scituate, Mass., 1()76. 



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riggs of Norfolk, Pedigree of - - - - - '4 

Briggs of York, - - ----- 17 

Barbados, Records of, - - - - - - 28 

Barbados, Parish Records, ----- 29 

Bristol Co., Mass., AVills, - - - - - - 36 

Bristol Co., Mass., Real Estate Transfers, - - - 37 

Berkeley, Mass., Record;^, - - - - - - 29 

Bridiiewater, Mass., Records, ----- 44 

Bristol. R. I., Records, - - - - - - 69 

Block IsL, R. I., Records, (see New Shoreham,) - 

Block IsL, R. I., History of, - - - - - 93 

Brooklyn, N. Y., History of, ----- 96 

Briggs, Jolni, of Newport, R. I., Descendants of, - - 139 



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rests, (Fairbairn,) ------ 3 

Coles' Escheats, (British Mnseuni,) - - - - 23 

Corpus Christi College, Admissions, - - - - 24 

Commoners, History of, (Burke,) - - - - - 25 

Connecticut, Public Records of, - - - - 84 

Charlestown, N. H., History of, - - - - - 98 

Cushing Family, Genealogy of, - . - . lOl 

Cj^clopf^dia, Appleton's, - - - - - - 117 



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eaths, York, Eng., ------ 22 

Dartmouth, Mass., Records, - - - - - 45 

Duxbnry, Mass., Records, ----- 45 

Descendants of Walter Briggs of Scituate. .A[;i--.. - - 58 

Dawson Family Records, ... - - loO 

Deeds, Wills, etc., ------- 123 



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astliam, Mr /s., Records, ----- 45 

East Greenw /h, R. I., Records, - - - - - 70 

East Chestr /N. Y., Records, 82 

Extracts frodi Genealooies, ------ 100 

Emigrants for America^ 1000-1700, - . - . 117 

Essex Institute, (vSalem, Mass.,) Collections, - - - 121 



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- reetown, Mass., Records, ----- 45 

Friend's Meetings, Records of, - - • - - 89 

Fall River, Mass., History of, (Peck & Earl,) - - 90 

Fall River, Mass., History of, (Fowler,) - - - - 90 

Framingham. Mass., History of, - - - - 90 

Family Records, - - - - - - - 158 

CONTRIBUTED BY 

Briggs, Albert D., Springfield, Mass., - - - - 167 

Almon, Holyoke^ Mass., ----- 195 

Asa 8., Ashaway, R. I., . - - . 197 

Arnold, Olaremont, N. H., .... 201 

Austin A., New York., - - - - 216 

Benjamin, Brooklyn. N. Y., ... - 178 

Charles Edward, Brooklyn, N. Y.. - ■ - 213 

Charles A., New York, * - - - - - 178 
Charles E., St. Louis, Mo;, - - - - 216-225 

C A., Montreal, P. Q., • - - - 215 

Daniel H., Philadelphia, - - - - 224 

Daniel S., New York, 211 

David A., Wickford, R. I., - - - - 187 

Ezra, Voluntown, Conn., ----- 215 

Ephraim D., Cleveland, O., - ' - - - 228 

Eliza, Anthony, R. L, - - ■ - - 187 

Erastus, Oxfonl, N. Y., - - - - 208 

Erastus, Cleveland, O., 216 

Frank W., Elyria, O., 103 

Francis J., New York, 213 

George P., Pittsfield, Mass., - - - - 216 

George W. M., New York, ... - 212 

Harrison B., Seymour, Iowa, - > - - - 224 

Henry, Greenpoint, N. Y., - . - - 205 

James, Lime Rock, R. I., - - - - - 195 

James E.. New York, - • - - - 210 

James G., Chicago, 111., 226 

J C, St. Joseph, Mo., - - - - 227 

James G., Pawtucket, R. I., - ■ - 185 

John L, Santiago, Chile, - - - - 228 

John W., Providence, R. L, - - - - 188 

Joseph W., Providence, R. I., ... 197 

Job, Oscaloosa, Iowa, . - . - - 198 

Joseph G., Claremont, N. H., - - - - 201 

J N., New York, 206 

Lemuel W., Bristol, R. L, ... - 186 

Lidora E., Pawtucket, R. I., - - - - 185 

Luther J., New York, 208 



CONTENTS. VII 

Briggt, La Fayette, Brooklyn, N. Y., - - - - 208 

Lvniaii W., New York, .... 222 

Mary W., Salem, Mass., 173 

' Maiison H., Phenix, R. I., - - - - 194 

' Nathan M., Providence, R. I., - - - - 195 

• Orville M., Westerly, R. I., - - - - 194 

Oscar F., Brooklyn.' N. Y., - - - - 202 

P S., Charlestown, Mass., - - -215 

Rebecca (Holmes,) Providence, R. I., - - - 158 

Ruth E., Oakland, R. I., - - - - 196 

*> Russell, Claremont, N. H., . . . . 200 

Robert, Brooklyn, N. Y., - - - - 214 

'Sarah (King,) Rockville, Conn., - - - - 195 

riiomas-Graham (Sir,) Barbados, - . . 176 

•rheodore-Banks, New York, - - - - 206 

William, Lisbon, N. Y., - - - 221 

-William D., New York, - • - - 183 

William G., Carolina Mills, R. I., - - - 184 

William S., Coeyman's, N. Y., - - - - 204 

Faxon, I^aac Davis, Elyria, O., .... 216 

Smith, Sdsie A., xNorth Pembroke, Mass., - - - - 223 



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ener&\l Armory, (Burke) - - - - 2 

Gloucester, Eng., Inquisitions, - - - - 23 

Genealogist, The (Marshall) - - - - - 25 

Genealogies, Extracts from ----- 100 

Giles Memorial, - - - - - - - 102 



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ereford, Heraldic Visitation of, - - - - 16 

Harwich, Mass., Records, - - - - - - 47 

Hingham, Mass., Records, ----- 48 

Historical Extracts, - - - - - - 90 

Hoyt Genealogy, ------ 102 

Hunt Genealogy, - .--•--. 103 

J\.eene, N. H., Records, ----- 81 

King Philip^s War, History of, (Church) - - - 92 



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eicester, Eng., Nichol's History of, - - - - 15 

Lincoln, Eng., Inquisitions, - - - - - 23 

Letters and Speeches of Cromwell, (Carlyle) - - 26 

Landed Gentry, (Burke) - - - - - - 26 

London, Eng., Directory of 1867, - - - - 28 

Little Compton, R. I., Records, - - - - - 72 

Lyme, Conn., Records, - - - - - ' - 82 

Lefferts Genealogy, ------ 101 

Land Transactions, (Taunton, Mass., Records.) - - 129 

IVLarriage Licenses, York, Eng., - - - - - 18 

Marriage Licenses, State of New York, - - - 116 

Marriages, York, Eng, - - - - - - 21 



VIII CONTENTS. 

Middleborough, Mass., Kecords, 

Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica. (Howard) 



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orfolk Co., England, History of, - - - 

Norfolk, Eng., Inquisitions, - - . . 

Norfolk, Eng., Archaeology, - - . . 

Norton, Mass., Records, - . - . . 

New Slioreham, (Block 1.) R. I., Records, 
New Hampshire, Historical Collections of, 
New Plymouth, Records of the Colony of, - 
Northfield, Mass., History of, - - . . 

Norton, Mass., History of, - 

New York, Documentary History of, (8 vo,) 
Newtown, (L. I.) N.Y., History of, 
Newton Township, N. J., First Settlers in. 
New England Historic-Genealogical Register, 
New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 
New York State Library, (Historical Dep't) Albany, N, 
New York, Documentary History of, (folio) 
Notes from Oration, (Rochester, Mass.) 
Notes from Divers Sources, - - . . 







id Malton, Y^ork, Eng., Briggs of, - 
Otsego County, N.Y., History of, - 

Xatronymica Brittanica, (Lower) 

Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, 1879, (Burke) 

Pembroke, Mass., Records, . - . . 

Plymouth, Mass., Records, 

Plymouth, Mass., Colony Records, (see New Plymouth) 

Providence, R. I. Records, 

Portsmouth, R. L, Records, - . . . 

'* Pierce's Papers," New Bedford, Mass., Library, 

Puritan Settlers of Connecticut, 



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L/ehoboth, Mass., Records, 
Rochester, Mass., Records, 
Rhode Island Colonial Records 
Rhode Island, History of, (Arnold) - 
Rhode Island, Census of 1774. 
Rhode Island, Roll of Freemen admitted, 
Rhode Island, Old Newspapers of 
Rochester, Mass., Bi-centennial Celebration, 

kyandwich, Mass., Records, 

Swansey, Mass., Records, 

Scituate, jMass., Records. 

Spooner Memorial, . . . . 

Spooner Genealogy, - - - - 

Savage's Genealogical Dictionary, 

Stamford, Conn., Registration, 

Sundry Notes, . - - . . 



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COXTEN^TS. 



IX 



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aunton, ]\rass., Records, - - - - - - 54 

Taunton, Mass., Records, Land Transactions, - - - 129 

Tiverton, R. I., Records, - - - - - - 77 

Thomas Family, Genealogical Notes, - - - 100 

Thurston Genealogy, .-..-- 102 



alentines in America, . . . - - 100 



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VV estmoreland. Heraldic Visitation of, - - - - 15 

Wrentham, Mass., Records, - - - ■ " ^^ 

Weymouth. Mas«., Records, - - - - ' ^ 

Warwick. H. I., Records, ----- 78 

West Chester, N.Y., Records, - - - - - 82 

Watertown, Mass., History of, - - - - - 91 

Warwick, R. I., History of, - - - - - - 93 

West Chester Co., N.Y., History of, - - - - 97 

Wadsworth, O., Memorial, - - - - - - 98 

Winslow Memorial, ------ 103 



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ork, Briggs of, - - - - - - ' ^Z 

Yorkshire (Collections, (Paver's) - _ - - 17 

York, Marriage Licenses, - - - - - - 18 

York, Inquisitions, """"'" ?1 

Yarmouth, Mass., Records, - - - - - - 57 

Yates Co., N.Y., History of ----- 94 

Yorkshire, (Eng.) Pedigrees, (Foster) - - - - 135 



E E R A T A . 

p. 5, paragTaph 13. '• By second wife he had, " refers to Joliii (8) and not to 
George (13) as would api)ear. 

p. 13. XoTE O, fiftJi Ime, " iustillution " shoidd read " mstitutitju. '' 

p. 204, paragraph 34. '' Coyiiians " sliould read " C'oeyniatis. " 



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A bbreviations 



ar. or arg. — argent, (heraldic) 
az, — azure, (heraldic) 
an. or ann.— anno, year, 
add. — additional. 
a. aet. ae. aetatis — aged, 
abt. — about, 
af'd. — aforesaid, 
agr. — agriculturist, 
admr. — administrator, 
ag't. — against, 
betw. — between, 
bar't. — baronet, 
bur. — buried, 
b. — born. 

Brit. Mus. — British Museum, 
brklr. — bricklayer, 
bro. — brother, 
bap. bapt. — baptised. 
B. U. — Brown University, 
coll. — college, collections, 
ch. — children, church, 
creat. — created, 
chand. — chandler, 
cl. — clerk, 
cur. — curate, 
carp. — carpenter. 
Cont. — Continental. 
circa. — about. 
Camb. — Cambrid ge. 
dau. — daughter, 
d. — died. 

cl. s. }). — died sine prole., (with- 
out issue.) 
dec. dec'd. — deceased. 
Dea. — Deacon, 
engr. — engrailed, (heraldic) 
esq. — esquire, 
erm. — ermine, (heraldic) 
eld. — eldest. 

ex. excr.— executrix, executor, 
est.— estate, 
em. — emigrated, 
free — freeman. 

gu. or gul. — gules, (heraldic red) 
gent. — gentleman, 
gold. — goldsmith, 
g. d. — grand-daughter. 



g. f.- 



-grand-father. 



grad. — graduated. 

her. — heraldic. 

hahitat. — place of abode. 

J. P. — Justice of the Peace. 

Knt.— Knight. 

m. — married. 

merch. — merchant. 

mem. — member. 

math. — mathematics. 

Norf.— Norfolk. 

or — gold, (heraldic) 

ob. inf. ohlt iiifans. died young. 

oh. s. p. — see d. s.j). 

ord. — ordained. 

p. — page, (plural pp.) 

ppr. — proper, (heraldic, natural 
color.) 

prof.- -professor. 

phys.- -physician. 

pari. — parliament. 

p. or par. — parish. 

prov. — proven. 

prob. — probably. 

pub. — published. 

res. — residence. 

Rev. Rev'd. -Reverend, Revolu- 
tion, Revolutionary. 

ret. — returned, 

rem. — removed. . 

rec. — received. 

sa. — sable, (heraldic, black) 

Salop. — Shropshire. 

S. T. F. — sac)'ce theologice 'profes- 
sor) Professor of Theology. 

sis. — sister. 

SufF.— Suiiolk. 

s. p. sine lyrole. — without issue. 

surg. — surgeon. 

spr, — spinster. 

sold. — soldier. 

set. — settled. 

unrn. — unmarried. 

Vis. — Visitation. 

w. wo. wid. — widow. 

W. C— Wesleyan College. 

Yorks. — Yorkshire. 

yeo. — yeoman. 

yo. — youngest. 



Preface, 



It was once the hope and ambition of the autlior to publish a 
thorough Genealogy of the "Briggs Family," but owing to 
difficulties with which every person who has essayed a similar 
enterprise is familiar, the compiler must confess himself ''crushed." 
Being used to that sort of thing, he complains not, but as a duty, 
deems it proper that what material has come into his hands should 
be given to the w^orld, through the medium of "art preservative." 
The volume has not been issued for ''sordid gain." Genealogists 
— both amateur and professional — have no selfish motives. The 
writer once entered into a compact with some friends to give a 
" charity ball " for the benefit of the poor of a certain town. The 
ball was held, and everything went off pleasantly, but when the 
final account was rendered, alas, \X\q poor owed the committee ^9.75. 
This is the genealogists experience. 

As to the contents of this book, some may find portions of it very 
desiccated^ so to speak, yet as a whole, there will be some who will 
find it '" handy to have in the house," and it ma>/ possibly stimulate 
others to investigate a little on their own responsibility. 

The author's experience and acquaintance with the family for a 
period of nearly forty years, leads him to say that the *•' Briggs' 
in America," have always been a busi/ family, philoprogenitiveness 
one of their main phrenological characteristics, and in the earlier 
generations, crescite et multiplicamini their motto. 

Some have been honored with high places of preferment, and 
others have endeavored to "get there," but have not succeeded. 
Not a few have graced the pulpit with their eloquence, while 
some have been very "naughty," and have fallen into the 
clutches of stern justice,* yet we console ourselves with the 
reflection, that these latter but misapplied their talents. 

Taunton, Wednesday Morning, Sep. 17. 
* The ease of Alger Chase, of Freetown, for burglary is still on trial. Evidence 
closed and arguments partly made. 

The appearance of Elias Phillips, of Freetown, as one of the witnesses in the case 
has attracted some notice. Phillips is a young man about eighteen years of age, 



XII PRE FA CE. 

There is comparatively but very little taste among the present 
generation for genealogical inquiry and research. It would seem 
that a desire for knowledge of one's ancestors would be more 
prevalent, but unfortunately there are but few who care to inves- 
tigate the past. When I made my intentions known to a lady 
relative some years since, and stated my determination to pursue 
my inquiry regarding the orgin of the family, she almost begged 
that I would abandon the project, fearing that some " skeleton " 
would be exhumed, which would bring discredit upon the family 
escutcheon. 

In the course of my correspondence, I found that this latter idea 
obtained to some extent elsewhere. A person to whom I applied 
for information concerning the family, wrote in reply, that " a 
Rhode Islander who was anxious to know about his ancestry, ran 
down one line and brought up in the Narraganset Indians^ but 
did not run out the other line, fearing that he would get into 
Africa. " 

There are also others who fear that the family record will get 
into wrong hands. A letter written to a party in Rhode Island 
elicited a prompt reply as follows : '' So you belong to this race of 
Briggses. I cant make out who you be. Tell me who you are, 
where your birth place was, who your father was. My father's 

name was Briggs. If you will let me know who you are I will 

give you all the information I can. Let me know who you are 



and is a great grandson of that notorious criminal, Malbone Briggs, wlio was in 
the State prison at one time with seven of liis sons. For more than a liumh'ed 
years this brancli of the Briggs family has furnished in every generation crinu- 
nals ^\■ho8e names may he found on the court records and the rolls of oitr pennl 
institutions. The ancestry of Malbone Briggs can be traced back in a direct line 
to a noted pirate in the time of Earl Belhunont, Young Phillips is certainly 
fashioned aftei- the stock he came from, and furnishes a good illustration of the 
laws of heredity. He has turned State's evidence, and, unblushingly and without 
any sign of repentance, testifies to the criminal acts in which he has been con- 
cerned. He possesses considerable ingenuity, for although he has the use of his 
left arm only, the right one being withered, he made two keys by means of which 
a store in Assonet was feloniously entered ; and it came out in evidence that he 
was able to sail a boat, to shoot a gun with effect, and to do other things some- 
what remarkable under the circumstances. — Standard, Xew Bedford, Mass., 
17 Sep. 1879. 

"Some forty years ago, one Malborn Briggs, his sons, Daniel, Otis, 
John, Marlbon, Thomas and "Doctor" Briggs, were convicted at different 
times for various crimes, and suffered imprisonment. * * * A descendant of 
the family is in jail at Taunton; three brothers of the name are " doing the State 
some service" in Massachusetts, another is in a House of Correction, while a 
fifth is " wanted " by the police — Correspondent. 



P HE FACE. xin 

immediately, and I will send you my reckorciy The " reckord " 
never came. The correspondent has probably gone where geneal- 
ogy does not interest. 

Promises made to genealogic enquirers are plenteous, but their 
fulfillment is the exception. Here is another excerpt verb. et. lit. 

" I was mutched pleased to rescieve from you important infor- 
mation* of youre efforts in working oute the history of the Briggs 
Family, for I have bin for some time tryin to find oute what infer- 
malion I could of my ancestors." 

" I have found a record of my Grate Grand Farther marriage, 
and his decendants down to my Farthers Famerly record." 

'•' With the exceptions of some Deths and marriages whitch I 
will Try to find oute and coppy liese records, and send Them To 
you as soon as I can get Time." 

"Thare is a good meny of my Grand Farthers Brother and 
sisters Familys live with in a few miles from me and I will drive 
thee and git all of the information that 1 can for you. I have a 
horse and team a I hope that I may be of some servise To you fore 
I am worry mutch interrested in sutch work." 

"My father started on the work the same year That lie dide, and 
I hope that youre labors may be a success an that I may hav the 
plsure of seeing a full and corect record of the Briggses." 

I remane at your servis. 



" P. S. — I will send a coppy of the records that I have in my 
possesion with all the information that I can gane in a short Time." 

The hand of time has marked four long years since the above 
epistle inspired me with an ardent hope, but alas, the "' school- 
master" has evidently remained "abroad," and though the 
correspondent evidently had good intentions some untoward 
circumstance has doubtless dampened his ardor, and the letter 
above only remains to mark the spot where the writer "remaned 
at my servis." 

Many will, no doubt, be disappointed at the contents of this 
book; none, however, more so than the author. Disappointments 
have been his heritage, and that he should be the author of one, is 
not to be marvelled at. When the bible of his great grand-father 
was placed in his possession, and he pored over the family record 
therein contained, extending back years beyond the Revolutionary 
period, he imagined with all the fervor of youth, that the lineage 
might certainly be traced back quickly and positively to the days 



* " Pinafore" evidently lias been to Rhode Island. 



^iv PREFACE. 

of Adam. That is where he erred, and to that error this hrochure 
owes its existence. Persistent inquiry to attain a Ivnowledge of 
his own ancestry has collated the information herein contained. 

Arrangement of the Work. 

The material having been obtained from various sources, the 
arrangement could not readily be made uniform, as if the volume 
were a continuous genealogy. For convenience in reference, the 
individuals mentioned in " Town Records," and the items in other 
" Extracts" are, in most instances numbered consecutively. 

In continuous pedigrees, where the order of generations is men- 
tioned, the plan is the same as that generally pursued in genealogical 
works. 

A perusal of the book will soon enable the reader to become suffi- 
ciently familiar with the plan to answer the purx)oses of inquiry. 

It was the intention to have the " Briggs names" appear in "caps" 
or " small caps " in each instance, but there has been some uninten- 
tional variation from this design, not however to such an extent as to 
cause confusion. 

A '' Concordance " was contemplated when this work was first 
projected, but it being absolutely impossible to find the opportunity 
to arrange it, the subject was dropped. 

The " proof " has been carefully read, the printer has performed 
his duty to the best of his skill, very few typographical errors being 
noted, and should other errors have crept in, the responsibility can 
only rest with those who furnished the material, as the compositor 
has strictly " followed copy." 

Therefore, in the hope that some future genealogist may arise, 
who, having both purse and opportunity, will avail himself of these 
fragments, and construct a satisfactory history of the " Briggs 
Family, " I place this contribution on the library shelf. 



Cleveland, 0., 1 Jan. 1880. 



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BRIGGS FAMILY. 




BRIGGS. 



ORIGIN, OETHOGRAPHY AND SIGNIFICATION 

OF THE NAME. 



In "Patronymica Brittanica," by Mark Antony Lower, we find 
p. 41, BRIGGS. See Bridge. 

p. 40. BRIDGE. From residence at one. The mediaeval forms are 
Ate-Bruge, Atte-Brigge, etc. It has been phiralized in the forms 
of Bridges, Brydges, etc.; and has given rise to Bridger and Bridg- 
man. The A. -Sax. is hrieg; whence Brigg and Briggs. In the 
H. R. (^' Hundred Rolls" of the date of 1273) we have Ate Brnge- 
ende, i. e. ''at the bridge-end. 

The name is found variously spelled in all the Records to which 
access has been liad ; no particular method having been adopted by 
any one family until the 18th century. We have — Atte Brigge, ate 
Brigge, Brygges, Brygg, Brygge, Briggs, Brig, and Brige. The form 
'' Briggs " occitrs as early as 1494, when borne by one Thomas of Nor- 
folk, but this orthography was not general until circa 1734. 



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nriftng.-- m,rn|orral iKi-arinns. 



P'rom "Burke's General Armorv." 



BKIG. Crest, An arm in armor embowed, holding a dagger ppr. 

BRIGE. Ar. three owls sa. beaked and legged or. 

BRIGGES. (Westmoreland.) Ar. a Heur-de-lis betw. three ines- 
cutcheons gu. each charged with a })end ot'the tield. Crest — A fox ppr. 

BRIGGES. Ar. three escutcheons gu. on each a bend vaire betw. 
two cinquefoils or. all within a bordureengr. az. bezantee. 

BRIGGS. (Halifax, as borne by the late Rawdon BRi(x(is esij. and 
liis descendants; the present representative (1844,) is Rawdox Brk^gs, 
of Halifax and Birstwith Hall, near Ripley Co. York es(i.) Ar. a 
bend vair betw. three escutcheons sa. each charged with a pheon of 
the field, a bordure engrailed, gu. bezante. (^rest — A mount vert, 
thereon, in front of a lion passant erm. the dexter paw resting upon 
a pheon sa. a laurel branch erect pi)r. Motto — Fortiter et fideliter. 

BRIGGS. (Haughton, Co. Salop, originally of Saul, Co. Norfolk. 
Sir Moreton BRiGfJS of Haughton Avas created a Baronet in 1641 : the 
co-heiresses were Barbara Avife of Edward Chandler, Bishop of Durham; 
Eliza, m. to Leigh Brooke, esq., of Blacklands; and Frances wife of 
the Rev. Dr. Chetham.) Gu. three bars gemelles or. a canton erm. 
Crest — On the stump of a tree a pelican or, vulning hersell' ppr. 
Motto — Virtus est Dei. 

BRIGGS, (Brecknockshire.) Ar. three escutcheons gu. each 
charged with a bend of the field. Crest — An arm vambraced, and 
hancl holding a bow and arrow ppr. 

BRIGGS, (London and Salem.) Or, three inescutcheons gu. each 
charged with a bend vaire. Crest — On the stump of a tree, erased, 
and couped or. sprouting two new brandies vert, a pelican gold, vul- 
ning her breast gu. 

BRIGGS, (Norfolk.) Gu, two bars voided o.. a canton erm. 

BRIGGS, (Haughton, co. Salop.) Gu. three (another two,) bars 
iremelles or. on a canton sa. a crescent of the second. Crest — An 



BRIGGS.— ARMORIAL BEARINGS. 3 

arm embowed, covered with leaves vert, holding in the hand ppr, a 
bow, gu. strnng sa. and an arrow ar. 

BRIGGS, of old Malton, (Yorkshire.) Ar. on an inescntcheon gii. 
a bend vaire, betw. two cinciuefoils or. within a bordiire engr. az. 
bezantee. 

BRIGGS. Ar. three bars and a canton gn. 

BRIGGS. Quarterly or and gn. a canton sa. 

BRIGGS OR BRIGG. Ar. three owls sa. 

•' F;iii-l);iinrs Crests,'' Vol. I, p. 74. 

BRIG. An arm in armour, embowed, in hand a dagger ppr. 

BRIGGES, Westmoreland. A fox ppr. ' 

BRIGCjS, Bart., Salop. On stump of a tree, a pelican or. vulning 
ppr. Virtus est Dei. 

BRIGGS. A tiger's head, (conped,) ailrontee, 

BRIGGS, Salop. Ar, arm, embowed, covered with leaves, vert, in 
hand ppr. a bow gu. strung sa. and an arrow ar. 

BRIGGS, Brecknockshire. An arm, vambraced, in hand a bow 
and arrow ppr. 

BRIGGS, Yorks. (On a mount vert.) a laurel branch, erect, ppr, 
in front a lion, passant, erm., dexter resting on a pheon sa. Fortiter 
et fideliter. 

"History of Co. Xorfolk." 

BRIGGS. '^3 Jan. 1604, Augustine Briggs, of Norwich, esq., (b. 
1617,) was granted a crest, bj^ Sir Edward Bysshe, knt., Clarencieux, 
viz : On a helm and wreath of his colors, a pelican, sa. picking her 
breast, on the trunk of a tree, or. and was to bear them Mith a canton 
or, mantled iiu. doubled ar. 




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Pedigree of Brigs2;s from Blomefield's History of Norfolk, 1739, 
Vol. IV-220. 

With notes and ememlations gatheretl from wills, deeds, etc. by S. B. Xaiiies 
added from such sources in full faced type. 



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THE FIRST OF THE NAME. 

1. WILLIAM ATTE BRIGGE, of Salle, tempus Edward I and II, 
i,. 1272-1327, had issue as followeth. (No. 2 et seq., see note A at end.) 



SECOND GENERATION. 

The issue of William (1) were 

2. Walter Brigges, clerk, alive 1389. 

3. JOHN ATE BRYGGE, of Salle, esq. an. 138:3, of whom pres- 
ently, (see note B at end.) 

4. Robert atte Brigge, alive 1493. 

5. THO. BRYGGE, of Holt, alive in 1400. (see note C at end.) 

6. WILL: ATTE BRIGGE, of Holt, alive 1401, of whom pre^^ently. 



THIRD GENERATION. 

The issue of John (3) were 

7. Edmund Brigges, had estate in Westmoreland, (see note 
D at end.) 

8. JOHN BRYGGES, esq. eldest son and h'eir, 1454. of whom 
presently. 



BRIGGS OF N OH FOLK. 5 

THOMAS (5) of Holt, liviiiii; 1400, who made pilgrinuige to Holy 
kSepiilchre in 131>2, is said to be lather of Joliii (S,) (see note C at end.) 
The inscription on tomb of Thomas mentions " two Margarets, his 
wives." He is also mentioned as having descended from Kalpli de 
ponte or Brigg, living 3rd. ¥A\\: I. (see note (i at end.) 

The issue of Will: (6) were, 

9. Sir John Brigge, Chaplain, buried 1481. (see note E at end.) 

10. AVilliam, his son and heir, alive 14(j(). 



FOURTH GENERATION. 

The issue of John (8) who m. 1, Eleanor beaupre, 2, Margaret, dau. 
and co-heir of A. Rockwood of Ewston who survived him. By 
iirst wife he had 

11. THOMAS BRIGGS of Salle, esq. Will dated 1494, (see note F 
at end,) of whom presently. 

12. Henry atte Brigge, alive 1476. 

13. George Briggs of Salle, who m. and had dau. Agnes who d. and 
was bur. at Bishop's Eccles about 1540, By second wife he had : 

14. Will: Bryggs of Thetford who m. Margaret, no issue. 

15. Thomas Briggs. 

16. Margaret Briggs. 

EDWARD, d. 2, Apl. 1511, mentioned in will, (see note H at end.) 
JOAN, mentioned in will. (See note H at end.) 



FIFTH GENERATION. 

The issue of Thomas (11) who m. 1, Margaret dau. and co-heiress of 
Beaupre. 2, Margaret, dau. THOMAS MONCEAUX and relict of 
WILLIAM LUMNOR, were (see note H at end.) 

17. EDWARD BRIGGE* of Salle esq., who d. Ijefore his father, of 
whom presently. 

18. Tho: Briggs, S. T. P., rector of Bishop's Eccles 1542, d. and Inir. 
there 1550. 

19. Will: Briggs, a canon of the Holy Sepulchre at Thetford, (Mayor 
1480-81,) and subscribed to the Supremacy, 1534. AVas a man of 
figure and fortune. 



*Edward (17) in will (1494,) of Thomas (11) is meutiomHl as brotluT of testator, 
and not hig son, as in this pedigree. 



6 BRIGGS OF NORFOLK. 

SIXTH GENERATION. 

The issue of Edward (17) {I son of John 8,} by his wife Cecily dan. 
Edw: Moore (arms, iiu. a fess betw. 3 boars' heads conped arg.,) 
of Norf: esq., were : 

20. JOHN BRIGGS of Salle, esq., (d. 25. May, 3. Ed. VI.,) bur. 
there, eld. son, and heir, of whom presently. 

21. THO: BRYGGE, esq., of North Wotton 1546, of whom presently. 

22. Hen: Bryggs, anno 1501. 

23. Will: Bryggs, prior of Black Friars, Norwich, anno 1507. 

24. Sir Tho: Briggs, clerk, rector of Brisingham 1539, D. D. 1549, 
Chaplain to Lady Mary, sis. to Edw: VI. and Queen after him. Vicar 
of Kenniuiihall and in 1550 vicar of Windham. 



SEVENTH GENERATION. 

The issue of John (20) by DOROTHY dau. of THO: Quaplode, (arms 
barry of 6, or. and az. a bend gu.) was 

25. JAMES BRIGGS of Salle, esq., (d. 10 Feb, H, Ed: VI.) of whom 
presently. 

The issue of Tho: 21 (bore Briggs arms with canton sa.) by wife Eliz: 
dau. of Ric: Mounteyn and Eliz: his wife, were 

2(5. OLIVER BRIGGS,* who tirst settled in Shropshire, d. 159(), of 
whom i)resently. 

27. SAMUEL BRIGGS of AVaketield in Yorkshire, of Kings College 
at Cambridge, published a copy of verses 1035. 

28. Henry Briggs, mathematician, geometry prof, at Oxford. (See 
note J at end.) 

29. AUGUSTINE BRIGGS of wliom presently. (See note K at 
end.) 

RICHARD. (See letter following note N at end.) 



EIGHTH GENERATION. 

The issue of James (25) who m. Mary dau. of Tho: Estotevile or 
Stutevile, of Suiiblk, es(p, (arms, per pale ar. and sa. a saltier 
counterchanged erm. and ermines,) was 

30. Mary dau. and sole heiress, who married John Fountain of Salle, 
esq., and their eldest son at his baptism had his mother's sirname 
given him. 

*lii Ciuudeu's Vis. of Salop, Oliver (26) is inentioiicd as son of Briaiius. avIio 
111. Ccfilia dau. (^)liv('r Gilijiu : and Simon is i>1vt'n ni^ father of Brianus. Harl. 
MS. (1174-68 b. i:W6-4;j.) In note J) at ('tn\, Simon is said to have been the fourth 
in descent from Edmunci, 7. 



BJUGGS OF .YO If FOLK. 7 

The issue of Oliver (26) wlio in. i, anna, dau. of Humphrey Con- 
iiiiisby of Newsolers, esc). 2, JANA, dau. Rich: Alnufitou of 
Broc'khain, (i) Hereford, was, by 1st wife, 

31. HUMPHREY BRKJOS, es(|., hi^h sheriff of Sah)p, 1(505, of 
whom presently. 

BRIANUS.d.s.p. 

OLIVERUS duxit Joannam, filia Ada: Curlev, (see Salop, Vis. bv 
(/amdeu, Harl. MS., 1396, fol. 43.) ' . ' 

ELINOR, (only dau. Oliverus not given, Harl. MS. 1174, fol. 68 b.) 
The issue of Samuel (27) was 

32. JOSEPH BRIGOS, A. M., vicar of Kirkburton, York., of whom 
presently. 

The issue of Augustine (21)) (see note K at end,) was 

33. AUGUSTINE BRK^GS of Norwich, b. 1617, d. 1(584, of whom 
presently. 



NINTH GENERATION. 

The issue of Humphrey (31) who ni. Anne, dau. <ind co-heiress to 
Robert Moreton of Haughton, esq., was 

34. SIR MORETON BRIGGS, the lirst baronet (12 Aug. KUl,) of 
the family of whom presently. 

PRiSCILLA, ob. inf. (See Salop, Vis. bv Camden, Harl. MS., 
1396-43.) 

The issue of Joseph (32,) who m. Grace, dau. of Henry and Grace 
Robinson of York., was 

35. Will: Brigges, merch. of Liverpool, who m. Elizabeth dau. of 
John and Margaret Cottingham of Cheshire. 

The issue of Augustine (33) who m. Elizabeth Aldred, whom he sur- 
vived, was, (see note L at end,) 

36. AUdr: BRKJGS, of Norwicji, escj., living 1707, of whom pres- 
entlv. 

37.* AVILLI AM BRIGGS, M. D., phvs. in ordinarv to Kinu' William 
HI. Fellow of the ( ^oll. of Phys. and of Royal Society, (d. 4 Sep. 1704,) 
of whom presently. 

38. Alexander. 



*(Suff. Coll. Add. MS. 19,120, fol. 2-J-2. gives Wi/lia,„ 1^7, .-is Jlniri/. Tlie for- 
mer Is undou1)teiny correct.) 



8 BRIGGS OF Ji^ORFOLK. 

39. Kicliard. 

40. Robert, (see note P at end,) d. 1718, s. p. aet. 58. 

41. James. 

42. Mary, d. s- p. 



TENTH GENERATION. 

The issue of Sir Moreton, (34) who m. CRISACONA, dan. of Edward 
Grey, of Bnildwas Salop, esq., who d. aet 97, Avas 

43. SIR HUMPHREY BRIGGS, knighted (1679) in his father^s 
life time, of whom presently. 

OLIVER, d. s. p. (See Salop Vis. by Camden, Harl. MS. 1396-43.) 

The issne of Ang: (36) who m. Elizabeth, dan. of Mr. Cocks of Nor- 
wich was, (see note M at end,) 

44. Elizalwth, who m. Stephen Gardiner, esq., recorder and member 
for Norwich, by whom she liad ch: Stephen, esq., and Mary. 

The issue of William (37) who m. Han: sole dan. and heir of Edmund, 
son of James Hobart, esq., and grandson of Sir Henry Hobart, 
knt., of Blickling, was, (see note N at end,) 

4.5. HENRY BRIGGS, D. D., chaplain in ordinary to George II., 
and rector of Holt, 1). 1680, d. 1741, of whom presently. 

46. Hannah, who m. Denny Martin of Loose, Kent, s. p. 

47. Mary, who m. Thomas Bromfield, M. D., of London, by whom 
she had ch: William, a surgeon in London, Iren^, Barklev, James 
and Hannah. (See Suff. Coll. Add. MS. 19,120, fol. 222.) 



ELEVENTH GENERATION, 

The issue of Sir Humphrey (43) who m. 1, Eliz: dan. of Sir Philip 

Gary, knt. 2, , dan. of Sir John Corbet of Adderley, bart. 

3, Eliz: dan. of Sir Rich: Wilbraham of Woodhey, bart. 4, Anne, 
widow of Rich: Moreton in Montgomeryshire, esq. 

By 3rd wife, he had 

48. SIR HUMPHREY BRIGGS, bar't, d. 1699, of whom presently. 

The issue of Henry, (^4.5,) who m. Grace, only dau. and heiress of Will: 
Briggs (35) aiid Eliz: Cottingham was, (see note O at end,) 

49. Joseph, a merch. at Bengal, E. I.* 



*D:ivv's Suffolk Coll. Add. MS. 10,120-222, gives this :is AVilliaiii, who d. at 
Bengal," leaving only dau. Amelia. Peter (51) is not named. 



BRTGGS OF XOBFOLK. 9 

50. AVilliam, of Custom House at London. 

51. Hobart, of Excise Office at London. 

52. Peter, a student at Oxford ; d. 1748. 

53. John, of General P. O. at London. 
5L Elizabeth. 



TAVELFTH GENERATION. 

The issue of Sir Humphrey (48) who m. Barbara, dau. of Sir Wadliam 
Windliam, one of the Judges of King's Bench, was 

55. Sir Humphrey, bar't, mem. for Salop in pari, when succession 
was settled in House of Hanover, d. single Dec. 1734. 

56. Sir Hugh, the present (1739) bar't. 

57. William. 

58. Barbara, m. Dr. Chandler Bishop of Durham. 

59. Elizabeth, m. Leigh Brooke, of Staffs., esq. 
GO- Frances, m. Dr. Chetham of Derbyshire. 

61, A dau., unmarried. 

62. A dau., unmarried. 



JVOTES TO THE FOREGOI.YG FEBiaUEE, 

From " Blomeneld's NorfoUi." 

XoTE A.— (1) WILLIAM ATTE BEIGGE of Salle, called in some deeds 
William de Ponte de Salle, and in others, De Pontibus de Salle, and the last 
mention I find of him is, that he was living at Salle in 1334. 

Note B.— (3) JOHN" ATTE BEYGGE of Salle, esq., his second son, is the 
first I find mentioned of this familj' in -awx of the pedigrees I have seen. He 
was alive in 1383, and then bare for arms, gul, three bars gemelle or, a canton 
arg. 

iSToTE C— (5) THOMAS BRIGGE of Holt, the 4th brother, wag alive in 1400, 
and in 1392 Avent to the Holy Sepulchre of our Lord, with Sir Thomas Swin- 
hourne knt., an account of which pilgrimage written by himself, is still extant, 
in a MS. in Caius College Library, which begins thus: ''A° MCCCLXXXXIJ rj 
Aug., die Martis, ego Thomas Bryggs recessi de Castro de Gynes versus Sanctum 
Sepulchrum cum Comitava Domini mei Dui Tho: Sioynbourne, Militus de Anglia, 
et veni Venecias, dei Dominica, etc." [See Note G.] 

JoHX Brygges Esq., his -son and heir, was a man of good estate in this 
county as ajjpears by his will, dated 1454, gives to Margaret his wife all his 



10 BRIGGS OF KOBFOLK. 

lands, filld-eourses and water-mills in Ewston in Suffolk which of right were 
hers in fee-tail and all his sheep there for life, she being to leave tlie manor and 
full stock to (1-1) WILL: BRYGGE her son. His manor of Lynford which he 
purchased of Sir Constantine Clifton of Bukenham-Castle Knt., his great friend, 
he ordered his executors to sell to the Prior of St. Mary of Thetford for 8 score 
marks according to his agreement, out of which he assigned 40 mai'ks to celebrate 
his anniversarj- in that monastery, every monk in priests orders attending there 
to have 12d. and each other to have 6d. as long as the money lasted. 

THOMAS (15) the 2d son was to have the other 6 score marks but WILLIAM 
(14) his son, and ^largaret his wife was to have the custody of him till he was of 
age to be a priest, or if not, till he was 24 years old. 

MARGARET, (16) his daughter, AVas to have Illington manor to her and her 
heirs, and if she died without heirs, it was to be sold and disposed of to pious 
uses. 

It appears that on his second nr.irriage, he removed from Salle to Thetford, for 
he gave his house in Thetford of her inheritance, in which he dwelt, to his wife, 
having settled his paternal estate at Salle, on his heirs male by Eleanor his first 
wife, and all his second wife's inheritance on her and her issue. In 1438, he 
was trustee for Bukeidiam manor in Old Bukenham. The free-tenement Or 
manor, in Qnideidiam, which had been in a family of this name a good whil-^, 
came to this JOHX, (8,) and was left by him to WILLIAM (14) his son, and con-' 
tinned in the family till about 1500. He lies buried in the south aisle of Salle 
church, Avith his etiigies in a \\inding sheet on a brass plate, and this luider it: 

'♦ftevc lycth 3/oltn (S) ivygp umTcv tlti^ Pavbil ^\m, 
^i'ho.si ,$'ouIc ouv l^cvtl f c^u \VAVt mercy uyon, 
Jut in x\\H WovUlc, uorthily he Uvcrt many a gay, 
g^mT Ucvc lia.s gotli asi lievicrt, & coached untUv clay, 
lI^aT JdudciSi :scf, uhatrrcr yc lie, pray for mc, f you pray, 
%^ yc me iSf, in isiuch ^t^xt, $o ,^chal yc be, anothir day." 

Note D.— EDMUXD (7) Brigges, brother to this JOHX (8) had an estate in 
Westmoreland settled on him, and SIMOX Briggs, the fourth in a lineal descent 
from him married Cecilj', daughter of Oliver Gilpin of Yorkshire, and BRIAX, 
SIMOX'S son, married also in Yorkshire. 

XoTE E. — Sir JOHX (9) Brigge, Chaplain, in 1438 was presented to the Rec- 
tory of St. Lawrence in Xorwich, by the Abbot and Convent of Bury, in 1446 
rector of Dickleburgh, in 1466 rector of Berford and was buried in the chancel 
there in 1481. 

XoTE F.— THOMAS Briggs (11) Esq., of Salle was a great friend and doer of 
John Paston Esq., b_v Axhose means he nuich advanced himself, by will dated 
1494, he founded a chantry priest to sing for his soul for ten years after his 
decease at the altar by the image of the Virgin Mary in the Chapel of St. James, 
on the south side of St. Peter's and Paul's church in Salle, which noble fabrick 
was built in his time, and it appears by tlie arms of this Thomas, carved in stone 
on the south porch, south aisle, and chai)el aforesaid, that they were built at his 
expense. He, THOMAS (11) married, 1st, Margaret dan. and co-heir of Beaupre, 
and 2d, Maro'aret . 

The 1st and 2nd wives of THOMAS (11) are both buried before the altar 
in St. James' Chapel, at Salle, for there lies a stone robbed of its plate, which 
was found loose in a chest with this inscription "Orate pro animabus Thome. 
Bregge et Margarete ar Margarete Trorum eius (]uorum animabus proplcietur 
deus. Amen." 

In his will he directed that he should be l)uried in the Church of the Friars- 
minors at Xorwich before the high altar in the south part of the church, and he 
gave them 100 marks to sing daily for his own and his ancestors souls. He gave 



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107. for the Cathedral, 5;. for a stone to be laid over hhn, and the same for a stone 
to be laid over his mother Eleanor in St. Peters Maueroft in Norwich. 

NoTK. <;.— THOMAS Bri,ii-,ii' of Salle, (Holt?) by his will dated May (t, 1444, was 
hnried in the Chai)el of St. -James, in the ehnreh of Salle, and was lord of this 
manor, Pensthorp, Wood-Dalling, Hardegrews, &c. He appoints 3 chaplains to 
l>ray tJiere for him, and a salary to each of 8 marks per ann., names therein 
Mai-iiaret his wife, and JOHN his" son, who married, as I find, Alianere, dauohter 
of Thomas Beanpre of OntWell Escj., and Avas descended from Palph de Ponte 
or BriiTii", who was livinii' in the W\ of Edward I. 

Note H.— THOMAS (11) Brio-^- Esq., was son of JOHN (8) and by his will 
dated jNIay 21, 1404, Avas 1)uried '\\\ the chnrch of the Friars Minors at Norwich, 
gives to the repair of ]Nrannin.i>ton Chnrch 10?., to that of Wood-Dallino- 100^'., 
and to that of Salle 107., to the i)riory of Bynham 100 marks to pray perpetually 
for him and his parents. To ]Margaret his wife all his utensils at Maninglon and 
elsewhere, with his silver vessels, and 407. to Th.onias Lumnor and Ann his 
wife a;}?., Elizabeth Lumnor 407. Jolni Lumnor 207., Henry Lumnor 207., and 
to Tliomas Sefoul, Esq., 307. ; orders his executors to provide a priest to celebrate 
in the cliapel of St. James, in Salle, 10 years for liim and his wife, and a marble 
stone for his tomb, one for his father in Salle, one for Alianore, his mother, in 
the Church of St. Peters in the mercate at Norwich, and a stone for 3Iatilda 
Mounsey, in the church of Wood-Dalling; gives his capital messuage in Salle, 
with all" his lands there, in Heydon, Pefhain, and Kerdeston, late his father's, 
to EDWARD (17) Brii>os, his "lirother, and his heirs, on condition of paying to 
MAEGAKET his sister'40 marks and to JOAN his sister 40 marks. Margaret 
his wife to liave Fretenham manor for life, remainder to Sir Henry Heydon, on 
condition of paying 400 marks, 200 to his executors, and 200 to William Lomner. 

^rargaret his wife was daughter and co-heir of Thomas Monceaux of Wood- 
Dalling, Esq., and relict of AVilliam Lunnior of Mannington in Norfolk, Esq. 

Note I.—EDWARD (17) Brigg, BROTHER of THOMAS (11,) married 
Cecilia, daughter of Ednuind More of Wolterton in Norfolk, Geiit., and Avas 
father of JOHN (20) Briiio-, Avho died INIav 25, in the third year of EdAvard YL, 
and left by Dorothy his wife, daughter of" Thomas Quaplode, JAMES (25) his 
son and heir aged 18, Avho married Mary, daughter of Thomas Stotevill of Dal- 
ham in Suftblk Esq. ; he died on February lOtli in the 6th of EdAvard VI. Mary 
his only daughter and heir, Avas married to John Fountain Esq., and in her right 
Avas lord of this manor, sergeant at law, and died in 1071 and Avas father of Brigg 
Fountain Esq., of Salle, Avho died in IGGl. 

Note J .—''Addiaomd JIS. Briti.'^h Jlnseinn," 6209, fol. 87.— Mr. HENRY (28) 
BRIGGS of Gresham •Colleo-e, prof, of Geometry, 1506-1619, Avrote ''Treatise on 
the Xorth-West Passnni' " 1622. He Avas h. at Wa'rley Wood, Halifax, York, 1556, 
d. 26 Jan. 1630. S:iviliau Professor at Oxford, 1*619, and in 1616-7, induced 
Kapiertomake such change in his recenth' iuA'ented system of logarithms, Avhich 
has made logarithms the most practical useful invention of that age.' — Apjileton's 
Cyclopmdki. 

Note K.— AUGUSTINE (29) Briggs, Esq., settled in NorAvich: in 1626 he 
gave 107. to the city hanqier or hauaper for the use of the poor, and AAas a bene- 
factor to south Conisford parishes, and St. Peter's Mancroft and gaA'e money to 
bind out tAvelve poor boys. 

XoTE L. — AUGUSTINE (33) Briggs of NorAvieh, Esq., for whom this moiui- 
ment Avas erected Avas born 1617 and was educatefl in this city : being strenuous tor 
his royal master in the late rebellion, he Avas turned out of the court of Aldermen 
by the rebels, but Avas restored again at the King's restoration and elected sheritf 
that A'ery year. He Avas one of those gentlemeuAvho joined the Earl of NcAvc.as- 
tle's forces in the siege of Lyn, in 1643. The late Recorder Berney shoAved me a 
long SAVord Avith a label of Brig£;s' oavu hand Avriting tied thereto: "This I Avore 
at the siege of Linn in the servis of the Eoyal Martyr, K. Charles the first. A. 
Briggs." 



12 BRIGGS OF NORFOLK. 

He was qvute a prominent man in his time, Mayor of Norwich 1670 and distin- 
g'liislit'd foi- his mnniliecnt, and wortliilj'' bestowed public charities. (Crest — see 
Armorial Bearings.) 

AUGUSTIlsrE (36) Briggs his eldest son settled an estate in Korwich, on trns- 
tees, for the benefit of Southgate ward, according to liis father's lieqnest of the 
200/. and ALEXANDER (38) and MARY (42) Briggs, his brother and sister, 
settled the aforesaid iOs. on the reader and added 40s. more of their own gift. 

Note M.— AUGUSTINE (36) Avas one of the Aldermen turned out by the 
mandate of James II. in 1687, but was restored in 1688. He was sherifl" in 1658, 
mayor in 1695, and died in 1704. 

Note N.— WILLIAM (37) BRIGGS an eminent Physician, son of AUGUS- 
TINE (33) descended from an ancient family in Norfolk, was b. 1650 at Norwich. 
At thirteen years of age was sent to Benedict [BennetV] College in Cambridge. 
Took both his degrees there. Was chosen fellow of his College 7 Nov. 1668. He 
subsequently took up the study of physic and travelled into France, attending 
lectures of famous anatomists. On his return published " OphtJiabiifii/rapItia,'' in 
1676. 3 .July 1677 creat. M. D. at Cambridge and subsequently made fellow of 
College of Phys. and Surg, at London. In 1682 his '^ Tlieori/ of Vision'''' was 
puldished. Appointed Physician to St. Thomas' Hospital by King Charles II. in 
1683. In 1685 he published " Theorij of Vision " in Latin, at request of Mr. New- 
ton, [afterwards Sir Isaac,] prof, of math, at Caml)ridge. In 1687 a second edition 
of '■'■ Ophthalmof/raphia'''' appeared. He was afterward appointed Physician in 
Ordinary to King "NV^illiam and continued in great esteem until his death 4 Sept. 
1704, at Town-Mailing, Kent. 

A LEtTEK CONCERNING THE PAMILY AKMS WKITTEN BY DR. WILL: BRIGGS, (37) COPIED FROM 

BRITISH MUSEUM ADDITIONAL MS. 22,883, FOL, 62. 

• 

Sr. — Before my voyage into France, I remember I gave yoti tlie trouble of en- 
quiring into my Father's Coat of Arms ; but as I understand since my arrival into 
England [by my father's letter,] tlie att'aii-e is not yet determined. I know very 
well Sr, yt my Fatlier has been often told by Esqr. Hunt of Sharinton in Norfolk, 
[who married a Briggs, and had the greater part of his Estate from the name,] yt 
there was none of the Family left, yt he knew but my Father. His lady gave the 
"3 owles sable,'''' and was pleased to own the alliance between us; wch my Father 
never [till now] thought of ascertaining to himself. I iintigine Sr. liowever, yt 
our Coat is rather the '■^ JBarrs gemels,'''' not only because our name is exactly spelt 
like 8r. Huaiphry Briggs in Shropshire, but also because in probability [there 
being no more than my Father's house of yt name left in Norfolk,] we are a branch 
of yt familj" transi)lanted into Norfolk. 

My great Grandfather as is well known, liad a very good Estate, w'ch after- 
wards ^^■as lessened by too much obliging the world; and for as much as can be 
found out '[or at least to our knowledge as yet,] he was the bringer in of the name 
and Estate into Norfolk. His name was Thomas Briggs, my Great-Grandmother's 
Amye: my Grandfather's [who was born at Baningliam, near Alesham in Norfolk,] 
was named Richard. As for the "5 owles sable'''' [if I mistake not] they 
belong to the name Brigge, and not to our name as we spell it. It would be a 
great satisfaction to us yt we the children, to be assured of this attaire, and to 
retrieve yt light wch my Grandfather neglected unhappily [after he saA\" the 
Estate was sold.] My Father acknowledges himself Sr. infinitely oblig'd to you 
for the pains you have been plcas'd to take in this business; and was to wait upon 
you when lie was here, to thank you in person. If this attaire succeeds Sr. he 
will make his acknowledgement :ff)pear in another manner; and amongst the rest 
of our Family none will think liimself more engag'd to you than 

Your most humble and obedient servant, 

WILL: BRIGGS. 

Be pleased Sr. to give your Answer to the bearer of this Letter, my Brother, 
Avho will wait upon^-ou to take it when j our more urgeiit occasions will permit* 
London, Octo. 1, 1672. 



B BIGGS OF NORFOLK. 13 

Note O.— 

Ward's GresHAM Professors, p. 258. Master's Hist, of C. C. C. C. (Corpus 
Christl College, Cambridge ?) p. 2.51. 

William (37) Briggs, son of AUGUSTHSTE (33) Briggs in. Hannah, tlaii. of 
Edmund lIo))art, gent., of Holt, by whom he left two dauis., Mary and Hainiah, 
with one son, Hexry, (45,) b. at London, educated in the Charter House School, 
aiul removed from thence to this, (Gresham) College, 1703, where he became A. 
B., then minister of Loose in Kent., till his instillution to tlie Kectory of Holt, 
Norfolk, 'Ih .June, 1722, whereof he was Patron. In 1711 the adjoining ])arish of 
Levvngsete was added. He was created D. D. 1729, and Chaplain in ordinary to 
George I L 1711. He d. 31 May 1711, aet. 61, leaving his widow, Grace, and four 
children, William, Hobart, John and Elizabeth, and one (jrandchild, Amelia, 
dan. of his eldest son, (James,) who d. at Bengal, May 1717. John d. at Bethlam 
Green Feby. 1785. 

Orig : Ao 38, Eliz. — De gule lihertae Thome Briggs fil. et hered, Thome Briggs 
dcf. de terr. in Cavendish. — See Cavendish, 115. 

Note P.— 

Davy s Suffolk Coi-lections. Brit. Mus. Add. MS. 19,120, Fol. 223. 

Briggs Arms, gu. 3 bars gemelles or. a canton sa. Crest— A pelican, sa. Motto— 
Virtits est Dei. 

Egbert (40) Bhiggs, L. L. D. bro. of William (37) Bkiggs, M. D. and yo. son 
of Avglstixe (33) Briggs, was b. at Norwich about 1600, received degree A. ]§. 
7 July 1682; A. M. 1684. Soon after elected Professor of Law Gresham College, 
where he res. some years, during which time he was created L. L. D. and made 
F. R. S. He retired from London to Leo^tott" in Suffolk until his decease. He d. 
22 Dec. 1718, aet 58, and was bur. at Corton where he had an estate. He bequeath- 
ed his estate to his brother's children and other relations, and his library to his 
nephew Henry, 



HISTORY NORFOLK COUNTY, ENGLAND. 

" In the chapel of St, Anne at Norwich, at the upper end of the 
south isle, on the right hand of the entrance of the new vestry, 
is a mural monument of white marble, erected to the memory of 
AUGUSTINE (29) Briggs, Esq. descended from an ancient family 
at Salle in Norfolk, wlio before the time of Edward I, assumed the 
sirname of De Ponte or Pontibus, i. e- at Brigge or at Brigges^ as 
tlie Ancient family of the Fountains^ of the same place, assumed 
theirs of DeFonte or Fontibus, i.e. at the fountain or fountains, 
much about the same time, the one dwelling I presume, by the 
springs or fountain head ; and tlie other by the bridge or bridges over 
the currents that came from thence : the eldest branches of both 
which families continued in Salle till they united in one, as appears 
by the pedigree. 

Hist. Norfolk, page 417.— Fretenham Manor * * * * Bv the 
will of JOHN (? Thomas) Briggs, Esq, dated at Salle, May 21, 1494, 
it appears he died seized of it and devised it to his wife ]Margaret for 
life, after to Sir Henry Heydon, on his payment of 400 marks to his 
executors and in the 15th of Henry VII, Edmund Paston and Mar- 
garet late wife of Thomas Briggs granted it l)y fine with the advowson 
and warranty against the heirs of Margaret, to Sir Robert Clere and 
Sir Robert Drury. 



U BRIGGS OF KOBFOl.K. 

WILLS, DEEDS, ETC., COUNTY OF NORFOLK. 

Biomefield's Hist, of Norfolk.— 1739-1775. 

VoL VI. p. 5. Newton, by Castleacre, was held by ^Briggs and 

abt. 1751 John Laxford possessed the same. 

Vol. VII. p. 120. Pencethorpe, was in possession of THOMAS 
Brioo's. Esq. of Salle, lord of this town and Wood-dalling bv his will 
dated 6, May 1144, and proved 29, May following, p. 380. Westacre 
Prioiy Manor. The church now standing, has, in the lowest win- 
dow of the nave on tlie nortli side several arms, among wliich are, 
" argent, 3 owls sable, beaked, etc. or. — Brigge.^' 

Vol. VIII. p. 214. Cavlevs Hall or South Hall. In tlie 6th of 
Edward VI. (1,552) by an' inquisition taken May 31, EDWARD 
Briggs of Wood-Norton, Gent, was found to die seized of it on Jan. 
25, last past, and by Catherine his wife, daughter of Edward Cocket, 
Esq., left George, his son and heir, ased 21, and George was lord in 
41st Elizabeth (15!)!).) From Briggs'it came to William Hunt, Esq., 
and Margaret, his widow, dan. of GEORGE] Briggs, who held it in 
rtie 20th of Charles I. (1(545.) Thomas Hunt, lier son and heir, then 
became lord and sold it. 

Nuiioun's JManor, (from the name of its Lords Nugoun), THOMAS 
BRIGGS (5) and John Melman were found to hold three parts of a 
fee of the Lord IMorley in the 3rd of Henry IV. (1403.) 

Page 310. " Wood-Dalling," * * * * * William Lumner 
sold this lordship, as it seems to Thomas (11) Briggs aforesaid who 
in his will above mentioned, orders a gravestone to be laid over 
Matilda IMonceaux in the church of Wood-Dalling, she being, as I 
take it, sister of Margaret his Wife, and the other dau. and co-heir of 
Thomas Monceaux aforesaid. * * * Thomas Brigge of Salle d: 
lord of Hardegrav's manor here in 1444, and Thomas Brigg, esq.? d, 
lord in 1494 of Hoi wood Hall. 

P. 276. Cliurch at Salle. The south aisle and transept seem to be 
built; by the benefaction of John Brigg, esq., who is here buried, and 
on the stone work of tliis aisle and transept may l)e observed the 
arms of Briggs " gules, three bars gemelle, or. and a canton argent.'' 

Here are several gravestones : 

• " Orate p. a ia Edwardi Briggs et Cecilie consort'is sue., qui q u idem . 
Edw. oht. 2d die mensis Apr. A.D 1511 P 

" Hicjacet Christiana Briggs nvp. uxor, Johis." 

On a stone the portraiture of a man between his two wiyes. 

" Pray for the soules of Thomas Briggs and the two Margarets his 



wives." 



BBIGGS OF WESTM. AND LEIC. 16 

111 a house here, hite Briggs' are these arms, Bkiggs impaling 
Beaupre. 

Briggs impaling 2 ^i^. on a chevron arg. S cinque foils ., az^ and gu 
a chevron, hetw. 3 hoars heads couped az. white. 



WESTMORELAND. 

" Heraldic Visitation of Westmoreland," 1615, p. 22. Also " Harleian MS. 1564, 

Fol. 19, Brit. Miiseuui." 

Thomas Briggs of Calmine, in Westmoreland, m. Isabell, dan. of 
Robert Brathwaite in Westmoreland, and liad issue 

1. Thomas, eldest son, oh. s.])- 

2. -lohn, second son, oh. s.p. 

3. Agnes, sister, and co-heir, m. Sir Richard Hutton,* knt. judge. 

4. Anne, sister, and co-heir, m. Edmund Stanley, son and heir of 
Thomas Stanley, of Oalgarth, (f Desgarth in Comberland.) 



LEICESTER. 

" Nichols' History of Leicestershire," vol. II. ])art 2, p. 529, 

Pedigree of Briggs of Burrow, 14 Mar. 168^. 
Arms assumed: three hars., gemelles or. 

Robert Briggs, of Burrow, descended antiently out of Shropshire, 
m. — and had son. 

Thomas Briggs, of Burrow, Esq., occurs 1632, aet. 35, and m. Doro- 
thy, dau. of George Burrow, of Burrow, and had issue 

1. Thomas Briggs, M.A. vicar of Thorp-Ernald and Brentingby, b. 
1621, of whom presently. 

2. William Briggs, living about 1636, m. -^— ^ — 

3. Joan Briggs, wife of Samuel Barkby. 

4. Mary Briggs, wife of Jolm Hanson, of Norwich. 

5. Dorothy Briggs, wife of John Cheselden, of Burrow, gent. 

* Kichard Hntton, of Goldsboroiigh, in Com. Ebor. serjeant at law, now (1612) 
living. See Her. Vis. Yorks. by Ric : St. George, 1612. 

t Vide Her. Vis. Yorks. by Eic : St. George, 1612. 



16 BRIGOS OF LEIC. AND HERTS. 

1. Thomas Briggs, M. A., m. Rachel, dau. of Humphrey Wate, of 
Burton-Lagars, and had issue 

6. John Briggs, of Hinckley, b. 1651, of whom presently. 

7. Mary Briggs, wife of Twelves, of Nottingham. 

8. Dorothy Briggs, b. 1661, unm. 1681. 

6. John Briggs, m. Mary, dau. of Benson, and sister of Henry 

Benson, of Dodford,co. Northampton, and had issue 

Mary, Worley and Thomas. 



HEREFORD. 



" Heraldic Visitation of Herefordshire," by Rich : St. Georg-e, A.D. 1634. Brit. 

Museum. Harleian MS. 1647, fol. 6, 

Richard Briggs, of co. York, m. and had son 

Daniel BriggS, of London, merchant, who m. 1. Mary, dau. of 



Croftes. 2. Rebeca, dau. of Humphrey Street. By 1st wife he had 



son 



William Briggs, of Rickmansworth, in co. Hertford, " son and 
heir," who m, Sarah, dau. of Sir John Gore, of London, alderman, 
and had issue 

1. John, eldest son. 2. William. 3. Gore. 4. Hester. 5. Martha. 




^rigiij 0|| ^ntk. 



Parish Reo;isters Austerfield, York, Eng. 
ROBERT, 111. 23 Oct., 1593, Alice Bradfourth. 
ALICE, m. ante 1575, Thomas, son of John Foxcroft. 



" Paver's Yorkshire Collections." Brit. Mus. add. MS. 29,647, fol. 120. 

BRIGGS OF OLD MALTON. 

Richard Briggs, of Kirkby Kendall, in Westmoreland, m. 

and had 

Robert Briggs, of Ivirkby Kendall, who m. Ann, dan. of Bate- 
man, of Underbarrow, in Westmoreland, and had 

Robert Briggs, esq. of Old Malton, J. P. for North Riding of York- 
shire, living 1612, who m. 1, Eliz: dau. of Jara3s Balling.iam, esL^. 
of Garthorne, in Westmoreland, 2, Mary, dau. of Cha's Tenken- 
den, of in Surrey. He had by first wife 

Francis Briggs, gent, son and heir of Malton, who m. Mary, dau. of 
Sir Marmaduke Wyyille, bar't, of Burton-Constable. She sur- 
vived him, and subsequently m. (1599 or 1600) Thos: Percehay, 
esq., of Ryton. The issue of Francis was 

Ann,. dau. and co-heiress, m. 1611 or 1612, Wm. Blackiston, of co. 
Durham. 

Frances, dau. and co-heiress, m. Toby Blackiston, of Sedgfield, co. 
Durham. 



Paver's Coll. at British Museum. 
" Supplement to ConsoUdated Yorkshire Visitations." 

Notes of Individual BRIGGS'. 

Jonathan, of Wethersby, apothecary, living 1741, a freeman at 
York. 

John, of Addingfleet, (Rev'd,) living 1741, a freeman at York, 



18 BRIGGS OF YORK. 

Mary, of York, dead 1638. 

Martin, "Rector Barmston, 1624-1633. 

Henry, A. B., ordained Deacon 1638. 

WlLLlAM, A. M., Teacher, Gigleswick, 1661. 

Joseph, vicar KirkLurton 1662-1670-1685-1697-1713. 

Richard, ) mentioned in will of James Dixon, of Leeds, mercer, 

Michael, \ proved 1616, as his (Dixon's) cousins. 

Robert, gent. Old Malton Rydale, summoned to York, vis. 1584. 

Timothy, York, subscriber to fund for suppressing rebellion, 1715. 

Joseph, curate, Swillington living, 1661. 

WiLLiA^r, of Goodramgate, carpenter, living 1741, freeman at York, 

William, of Tadcaster, saddler, living 1741, freeman at York. 

Thomas, of Colliergate, shoemaker, living 1741, freeman at York. 

Timothy, of Feasgate, shoemaker, living 1741, freeman at York. 

Christopher, of Barnoldswick, voted for G. Fox, Esq., 1741. 

Stephen, of Bearnsley, voted for G. Fox, Esq., 1741, 

William, of Doncaster, voted for G. Fox, Esq., 1741. 

Jeremiah, of Elm in Steaton, voted ibr G. Fox, Esq., 1741. 

Benjamin, of Leeds, voted for G. Fox. Esq., 1741. 

John, of Pontefract, voted for G, Fox, Esq., 1741. 

Francis, of Rounday, voted for G, Fox, Esq., 1741. 

John, Sr., voted for G. Fox, Escj., 1741. 

John, Jr., voted for G. Fox, Esq., 1741. 

Samuel, of Wakefield, voted for G. Fox, Esq., 1741. 

John, of Dewkes, voted for G. Fox, Esq., 1741. 

John, of Ellerkel, voted for C. Turner, Esq., 1741, 

John, of Howden, voted for C. Turner, Esq., 1741. 

David, of Keighley, voted for C. Turner, Esq., 1741. 

Richard, of Great Owsbum, voted for C, Turner, Esq., 1741. 



Marriage Licences 1567-1714. 
Mary, wo. Francis of Malton, and Tho: Percehay, gent, Ryton, 1599*. 



BRIGGS OF YORK. 19 

Ann, p. Aust. and Tho: Vesey, Aiist. 1610: 

Ann, p. Old Malton and Wm. Blaxton, Disc. Diir. Old Malton, 1611. 

Agnes, p. Keighley and Tho: Ambler, 1593. 

Mary, p. Kirbyover. and Rob: Brok, Dewsbury, 1593. 

William, p. Cookrigg and Eliz: Whalley, Adell-Harwood, 1593. 

Elizabeth, \xo. and Jo: Mycock, Aston, 1593. 

Susan, p. Barton and Tho: Raysing, Barton street, 1591. 

Isabel, p. Whitk. and Ric: Dickenson, Saxton, 1595. 

Isabel, alias Shepherd, wo. p. Whit, and Marma: lies. Castley, 1597. 

William, Kirkburton and Eliz: Ferrand, dis. York, 1597. 

Catherine, wo. Steven park, p. Stateburn and Steph: Woodward, 
p. Longpreston, 1598. 

John, p. Newton Kyme^ and Alice Langton, Weth-Spoff, 1598. 

Ann, p. Barm, and Robt. Ruddock, New Malton, 1599. 

Miles, p. Wakef'd, and Janet Ward (Waid?) p. Adding, 1602. 

Christopher, p. Ivighley and Janet Browne, p. Skipton, 1604. 

Alice, p. Kirkdei. and Matt: Usher, Stainforth, 1605. 

Ellen, p. Halifax and Hich: Swire, p. Eland. 1608. 

Mary, p. Fishlake and Hen: Bessacle, p. afd. 1608. 

Paul, p. Winston and Dorothy Webster, p- Newt, 1609. 

Henry, p. Staidburn, and Bridget Harrison, p. afd. 1609. 

Elizabeth, p. Halifax, and John Maude, p. same, 1610. 

William, p. Methley, and Eliz: Webster, p. Hip. 1610. 

Prudence, p. Halifax, and Wm. Chapman, p. same, 1611- 

Mary, p. Hepton, and Mich: Sutcliffe, 1611. 

Susan, p. Overton, and Rich: Grange, p. Coxwold, 1612. 

Robert, p. Leeds, and Mary Adamson, p. Calverley, 1612. 

Richard, p. Low. and Martha Wade, wo. p. St. Jo. Mick. 1615. 

^H^^ -vEY, p. Barnsley, and Frances Greaves, p. afd, 1616. 

Prudence, p. Halifax, and Wm. Kirshaw, p. Bristal-Hal., 1616, 

Mary, p. HunsWorth, and Matt: Morris, p. South, 1616. 

Edward, p. Spofforth, and Ann Buck, p. same, 1617. 



20 B BIGGS OF YOBK. 

Isaac, p. Halifax, and Ann Wood, same p., 1617. 

Isabel, p. Halifax, and Alverey Metcalf, p. Ovenden, 1617. 

John, p. Eskrigg. and Joan Blanshard, wo. p. same, 1618. 

Mary, p. Wakefield, and John Preston, p. same, 1623. 

Dorothy, p. Halifax, and Henry Tilson, p. same, 1624. 

Isaac, p. Elland, and Grace Hopkinson, p. same, 1625. 

Bridget, p. Mitton, and Wni. Thompson, p. same, 1626. 

John, p. Halifax, and Phebe Brooksbank, p. same, 1626. 

Dinah, p. Halifax, and Tho: Fowler, p. Kildwick, 1626. 

Beatrice, wo. p. Ripon, and Edm'd Smith, p. same, 1627. 

Hester, p. Sowerby, and Rich: Barroelough, p. Halifax, 1627. 

Grace, p. Lnddenden, and Anthony Holgate, p. Halifax, 1627. 

Robert, p. Luddenden, and Susan Farrer, p. same, 1628. 

Thomas, of London, and Mary Briggs, p. Barmiston, 1628. 

Thomas, p. Staidburn, and Eliz: Haekell, p. Waddington, 1628. 

Matthew, p. Broughton, and Bridget Naylor, p. Hepston, 1630. 

James, p. Halifax, and Jane Greaveson, wo. p. Kettlewell, 1630. 

Ann, p. Southkirby, and John Conway, Sr., 1630. 

Ellen, p. Castleyte, spr., and Tho: Rawdon, music'n, p. Selby, 1632. 

Susan, p. St. Jo. Mick, and Jo: Barber, clothier, p. Leeds, 1631:. 

German, p. Halifax, and Ruth Furness, spr,, p. Hartshead, 1636. 

John, p. Wake'd, chand., and Marg: Atkinson, spr., p. Belfrey, 1636, 

Susan, p. Barmston, spr., and Rob: Winter, p. Trinity, yeo., 1637. 

Timothy, p. Kildwick, and Agnes Fountaines, spr., p. Wakefd, 1637. 

Jane, p. Kirby MaL, sj)r., and James Reyner, p. Burnsal, yeo., 1637.^ 

Mary, wo, p. Ripon, and Wm: Pickersgill, p. same, 1638. 

Mary, p. Halifax, spr., a. 22, and John Lockwood, p. same, a. 25, 1638. 

.Ioseph, p. Gisburn, yeo., and Eliz: Atkinson, spr,, a. 24, p. same, 1638. 

Elizabeth, p. Lud,, spr., a. 18, and John Deardon, p. Hal, yeo., 1639. 

Richard, yeo,, a. 26, and Agnes Browne, wo, p. Agnes Burton, 1639. 

Mary, p. Skip., spr,, a. 30, and Wm. Thompson, agr. a. 38, p. Ril,, 1639. 

Abraham, p, Halifax, clothier, a. 26, and Mary Oldfield, spr,, a. 23, 
p, same, 1640. 



BRIGGS OF YORK. 21 

John, ])- Askwith, ;iiiT., a. oO, and Ann Oooke, spr., a. 29, p. same, Ifi-lO. 

IIkstkr, si»r., p. Halifax, and Jos: Priestley, ]). Elland, clo., 1044. 

John, wsw ]>. Loniipreston, a. •>(), and ^lar.ii': Kendall, wo. a. 30, i^. 
same, 1<)(!2. 

Joiix, p. Ivepttni, a. 24, and Grace Kitchen, p. Lnddenden, a. 32, 1663. 

Grecjohy, p. Fetherston, a. 38, and Cassandra Winter, a. 24, p. same, 
spr., 1665. 

John, p. Snaitli, a. 27, bricklayer, and Susan Steare, a. 20, spr., p. 
same, 1665. 

John, p. Campsal, yeo., a. 30, and Eliz: Hunter, \). Hutton, a. 26, 
spr. 1665. 

JoHX, p. Snaitli, brklr. a. 25, and Jane Steeres, a. 22, spr., p. Thorne, 
1667. 

Martha, p. Halifax, a. 22, spr., and Peter Thearsby, a. 23, p. Hull, 
watchman, 1<)68. 

JoHX. p. Leeds, a. 26, and Sarah Harrison, p. Batley, a. 24, spr.. 1670. 

Michael, p. Batlev, cloth'r, a. 60, and Jane Eltoife, spr., a. 45, p. 
same, 1673. 

Catharine, p. Doncaster, a. 32, spr., and Ab'm Pillinge, a. 40, p. 
same, 1673. 

Joseph, p. Halifax, a. 23, s>;rocer, and Martha Briggs, p. same, spr., 
a. 20, 1674. 

AViLLiA:\r, p. York, carp'r, a. 46, and Mary Freeman, of same, spr., 
a. 40, 1674. 

William, p. York, painter, a. 24, and Joan Buckle, a, 25, spr., 1679, 

Mary, p. York, a. 81, spr., and Al)m. Lund, p. York, *i;irdler, 1680. 

Alice, wo. jj. Barwk. a. 50, and Peter Bancks, p. same, yeo., "a. 40, 
1685. 

Ji'DiTii, spr. p. Bradf.,a. 20, and Tho: Hill. p. same, yeo., a. 25, 1685, 

Ellen, spr., p. Tadcaster, a. 17, and Wm. Norcross, Richester, co. 
Lane, a. 29, yeo., 1691. 

Elizabeth, spr., a. 22, p. Rothwell, and Wm. Birkenshaw, carp'r, 

a. 23, Swill., 1707. ■« 



MARRL\GES. 



JuLYAN, p. Cuthbert, m. 1607-8, Chr: Ask with, son of Tho: d. p. 
Crux, at Crux. 

Ann, wo. p. Eskriiig;, m. 1633-4, Steph: Thompson, yeo. at Eskrigg. 



22 BRTGGS OF YORK. 

Judith, spr., p. Elland, m. 1637-8, Rev. Ric: Clarkson, cl. cur. Oven- 
den., at Halifax. 

Edward, gent., a. 25, p. Kirby-Malham, m. 1638-9, Mary Fawcett, 
spr., a. 20, p. ArncliiFe, at Arn. 

Joseph, a. 24, cl. cur.. Swill, (d. Aug. 1727,) m. 1661, Grace Robin- 
son, (bap. 28 May, 1638,) a. 20, dan. Henry, Rec. Swill., at Swill. 

Mary, wo. p. Mich., m. 1665, John Langley, a. 25, Dalt., gent, at Mich. 

John, carp., m. 1672, Ann Markefield, p. Ripon, spr., at Ripon. 

Benjamin, Leeds, a. 24, gold, m. 1685, Abigail Thoresby, same, a. 
20, spr., at Leeds, chap. Alberton. 

Edmund, Hal., a. 21, m. 1705, Mary Hall, Booth-town, a. 22, spr., at 
Coley Rastrick, Riponden. 

Ann, Settle, a. 21, spr., m. 1707, Rob: Squire: Hollings, p. Slaidburn, 
a. 21, gent, at Gigleswich. 

John, m. 1599, Ann Acroyd, dan. Henry and Alice ( Draper )Acroyd, 
of Broadbotham, p. Badsworth, at par. St. Crux., York. 

Rawdon, of Halifax, merch't, m. (last week) 21 Oct., 1791, a dau. 
of Rev. W. Currer, vicar of Chipham. 

Susannah, of Charlotte street, Portland Place, m. 3 Nov., 1803, at 
Mary-le-bone Ch., London, D' Oyley Saunders, esq., of Coatbank. 

Benjamin, m, Abigail, dan. John Scroop, of Leeds, merch't, she b. 
14, June, 1668, d. 1703, a. 36. Her husband d. previously. 

Randolph, gent, d. 1699, m. Anne, dau. Nich: and Eliz: (Totty,) 
Lester, of Leeds, draper, and had issue : 1. Benjamin. 2. Francis. 
3. Elizabeth. 

Benjamin, (1) m. Alice Thoresby, as above, and had dau. Ruth, 
oh. inf.., 1686. 

Joseph, of Leeds, merch't, m. 30 Mar., 1712, Eleanor, dan. Rich: 
and Beatrice (Pudsey) Hutton, of Pudsey. 



DEATHS. 

« 
10 Ang., 1832, aet. 32, at her father's house, John Greenwood, esq., 
Keighley, Matilda, beloved \\ife of Rawdon Briggs, Jr., esq., 
banker, Halifax, York. 



ENGLISH NOTES. 23 

COLES' ESCHEATS. 

Harleian MS., British Museum. 

Lincoln: No. 79. Inquisition Postmortem taken at Kirton in Lindesey, 22 April, 8 Eliz: 

(1566.) Estate of Elizabeth Formau. 

WiLLELMUS Briggs de Kirton carta 31, Hen. S, (1539-40,) m. 

and had 

RicARDUS Briggs filius et heris who m. and had soy who m. 

Elizabeth Forman, who d. at Croxton, 10 May, 3 Eliz: (1561.) 

Henry Briggs de Kirton, yeo. aet 40, was heir to Elizabeth. 

Lincoln: No. 72. Inquisition Postmortem taken at Glamford-brigg, 30 Octo. 2 & 3 Phil- 
and Mary, (1555.) Estate of Joliannis Brigges, gent. 

Tho: Brigge, jeo.^ m. , and had son. 

Johannes Brigges, gen., who m. Anna Rudda, and d. 25 May 1. 
Maria, (1554,) leaving a son. 

Thomas filius et her. est aetatus 36. 

Gloucester, fol. 36. Inquisition postmortem taken at Berkeley, 1 Octo., 30 Hen. 8. (1538) 

Estate Joliannis Brygg de Strode, gent. 

JoHANNis Brygg de Strode, gen., ob. 17 Nov., 29 Hen. 8. (1537) had son. 
Thomas, filius et her. aet. 62. 

Lincoln : fol. 56. Inquisition postmortem, taken at Bylclifeld, 19 June, 30 Hen. 8. (1538.) 

Estate Robert! Brigg de Wigtoft. 

RicARDUS Brig, m. and had son, Thomas, who m. and had son , 

who had son. 

RoBERTUs Brigg de Wigtoft, vol. 6 May, 1532, d. 8 May, 24 Hen. 8. 
(1532) m. Margareta, dau. Johannes Howson, and had issue 

1. Cecelia, aet. 16. 2. Anna, aet. 10. 3. Barbara, s. p. 

Norfolk: No. 21. Inquisition postmortem, taken at Norwich, 18 Oct., 3 Edw. 6. (1549.) 

Estate Joliannis Briggs. 

Edwardus Briggs, gen., had son and heir, Johannis, who m. Dorothea, 
, and left son and heir. 

Jacobus, aet. 18. Property Nogons Manor at Salle, etc. 

Norfolk : Inquisition taken at East Durham, 10 Sept., 26 Car. 2. (1674.) de lunatico iuquirendo. 

Estate of Margareta Hunt. 

George Brigg,* m. and had dau. Margareta (lunatica) who m. 

Hunt, son of Thomas Hunt, and had issue. 

Thomas Hunt, son and heir, and Anna, wife of Dr. Johannis Sher- 
wood. Property, manor of Sherrington, Holt, etc. 



* Edward d. 1.552, m. Cathariiif, duu. Edw : Cocket, and liad mm George? 
living- 1599, who had dau. Mary, who ni. William Hunt, living Hi^h.— History of 
Norfolk, 



i:h 



H ENGLISH NOTES. 

York : Inqui.sition taken :it Hutton Conyers, 27 Oct., 4 Car. (1628.) Estate Willelmi Blakestou, 

de Old Malton, ar. 

Francis Briggs, ar., had daiigliters. 

1. Frances, who in. Tobias Bhikeston, ar. de Newton. Com. Durham. 

2. Anna, dan. and co-heir, d. 13 June, 1621. m. William Blakeston. 
of Old Malton, ar. who d. 7 June, 1 Car. (1628) leaving. 

1. Willelmus, son and heir, aet. 7. 2. Fliz: 3. Marv. 1. Ivatherine. 
Lands at Old Malton. 

Norfolk: No. 02. Inquisition taken 2 Aug., (i Ellz. (1.5H4.) Estate ot Jaeobi Brigge, gent. 

JoHANNis Brig(4e, 111. and had son, 

Jacobus Brigge, gent,//d. 10 Feb., 1561, m. Maria, sister of Thomas 
Stuteville, sen., ar. and had dan. 

Maria, aet. 2 mos. Property Nogons Manor, cVrc, in Salle, Hevdon, 
Eutfleham and Cardiston, Woodalling, etc. 

Norfolk : No. 58. Iiuiuisition taken 31 May, G Eliz: (loW.) Estate of Edwardi Brigges de 

Wood-Norton, gent. 

Edwakdi Bkigges, gent., who d. 22 Jan., 5 Eliz: (1562) m. Katerina, 
dan. Edward Cockett, ar. and liad son George, son and heir, aet. 
21 years, 8 mos. 



William BaitiGS was returned to l)e Lord of Stafford's Manor, in 
Morton, in 1101, and Catherine, his widow, presented in 1126-1127. 

Joan Briggs, wo. in 1175. 

Thomas Briggs, d. possessed of it in 35 Hen. 8, (1.513) and Edward 
was his son and heir, who presented in 1551, 1558, and 1501, 
George Briggs presented: and in 2 Ja. I. (160i-5) Anne Briggs 
had -a. j^raecij^e to deliver it to John (illegible.) 

" Admissions into Corpus Christi, Camb. from iSutf." 

Briggs, Will'm, adm'd 1628, B. A. 1631. -'Masters Hist of c.c.c.c." 
Battisford. — Jno. Briggs, elk. Suft\ Poll., 1702. 

" Norfolk Arcliaeology. \i>\. v. p. 211." 

Augustine Briggs has a token engraved thus: '' Oh. Augustin 
Briggs^ {A cock) r. :m. Norwich OTocei\ a. b." 

It does not appear whether this belongs to a. b. the father^ or to A. b. 
the son^ lioth of them then living in St. Peter's Mancroft, Norwich. 

Augustine Brigijs,* 1). 1617, d. 1681, :\i. p. for Norwich, 1677, and 
has a monument in church of St. Peter, Mancroft. His sonf of the 
same name, was sworn a freeman 1671 ; sheriff, 1685 ; mayor, 1695, 
and was bur. at St. Peter's in 1701. Briggs' Lane, in Norwich, prob- 



* 33 in Norfolk pedigree, t 36 in J^orfolk Pedigree. 



EXirLISlI XOTES. 25 

ably takes its name from this family, — See ^''Eastern Counties 
Collectanea,"' p. J47. 

" Burke's History of the Commoners." 

Vol. I. 1). 77. Roljert Ellison, esq., sherifi\)f Newcastle, lfi-4G, m. 2d, 
27 July. 1672. Agnes, relict of James. Briirirs, of Newcastle, 
merchant. A"o issue. 

p. IJ6. Edward, (son of Thomas Stanley, who purch. 1577. manor of 
Birkby. in Cnmlierland.) Stanley m. Ann. daii. and co-heiress of 
Tho:mas BRiO(iS, esq., of Cawmire, in co. Westmoreland. 

p. 244. Gamaliel Lloyd, of Mattersea, Notts, who d. 1 Nov., 1661, 
m. Anne Bkiggs of Wigan, Lancashire, and had issne. 

Vol. IL p. 34. Sir HuiiPHREY Briggs, bar't, of Hanghton-Salop. m. 
Elizabeth, dau. John Gary, esc}., of Stanwell, master of the 1)uck- 
hounds to King Gharles IL (temp. 1061-85.) 

p. 89. William Briggs. M.D., m. Ann-Maria, dau. Joseph Maude, 
(b. 1773) and Sarah Holme. 

Vol. in. p. 1N4. JoHX Brigges, esq., of Sawley, had dau. and heiress, 
Anne, who m. (circa 1700) Henry Wiglesworth, esq., of Staid- 
burn. 

p. 19!). Rowland Lacon, esq., of Willey, high sheriff 1571. m. 
Ellen, dau. of William Brigges. 

p. 304. Joseph Briggs, of Leeds, merchant, m. 30 Mar., 1712, 
Eleanor, dau. of Richard and Beatrice (Pudsey) Hutton. 

p. 397. Henry Briggs, esq., of Madras Light Gavalry. (d. 15 Mar., 
1834) m. 1830, Mary Anne, dau. of John Nicolson and Ann-Pitt 
(Dodson) Watts, and had issue, Henrv, b. 5 Auii., 1834. Eliza 
V). 13 Nov., 1832. 

Vol. VI. p. 3. Jane Habingdon, m. 1. Edward Stanford, of Rowdey. 

2. Brioches, of Salop. She was co-heir, of Habingdon, vide 

deed of entail, 8 Mar., 38 Eliz. 

p. 6. Gliver Briggs, of Feyntre, m. (circa. 1644 Q Johanna, dau. 
of Adam Lutley, of Bromscroft, and his wife, Elizabeth, dau. of 
Robert Cresset, of Upton Gresset, in Salop. 

p. 468. Francis Brigs, of Malton, m. (circa. 1600) Maria, dau. of 
Sir Marmaduke Wyvill, knt., of Gonstable Burton, and Magdalen, 
dau. of Sir Christopher Danby, knt., of Thorpe, in Yorkshire. 

p. 503. Humphrey Brigges, m. (circa. 1570) Anne, dau. of Robert 
Moreton, of Haughton, Salop. (See Norf. Ped.) 

" Genealogist." by Geo. W. Marsliall, LL.D., London, Eug. 

Vol. I. p. 106. Katharine, dau. Thomas Draper, of AValton, co. Salop, 
and grand-dau. of Sir Morton Brigges, Bar't, bur. at Spalding, 
18 Julv, 1691. She m. Rev. Martin Johnson, b. at Spalding, 22 
Jan., 1620-1. 



26 ENGLISH NOTES. 

Vol. I. p. 94. Will of James Rasby, York, 1553, mentions John and 
Elizabeth Briggs, children of Robert Briggs. 

Vol. II. p. 160. Nicholas Tvndale, of Groveninge, in parish Thorn- 
bury, m. 22 Oct., 1620, Ann Briggs. His will dated 21 July, 1621, 
proved at Gloucester, by his relict, Ann, mentions three children 
by his wife's former husband, viz : William Briggs, John Briggs, 
and Johan Draper. 

Vol. II. p. 96. James Rasby, of Smeaton, in his will proved at York, 
4 May, 1555, appoints Robert Briggs and others, supervisors. 

C.irlyle's " Letters and Speeches of Oliver CromweU." 

Sir Humphrey Briggs, knt., was a member of the " Long Parliament" 
for Great Wenlock. 

" Miscellanea Genealogica et Heraldica,"— New Series. 

Vol. I. p. 100. Frances dau. of Morton Briggs, of Haughton Hall, 
CO. Salop, m. Ferrers Fowke, of Little Wyrley. 

Vol. II. p. 333. Among the earlier names in the Registers of Kelston, 
CO. Somerset, commencing 1538, occurs the name of Brigg. 

p. 239. James Briggs, surgeon, of London, m. 7 Sept., 1809, Frances 
Stace, who cl s. p. 12 Oct., 1857, a. 85. 

"Burke's Landed Gentry." Vol. I. p. 143. 

Briggs of Hylton Castle. Briggs, William, esq., of Hylton 
Castle, CO. Durham, b. 1803 ; m. 1825, Margaret, dau. of J. Hedley, 
esq., of Sunderland, and has issue. Mr. Briggs, formerly of Sunder- 
land, merchant, purchased the castle and estate of Hylton from John 
Bowes, esq., in 1863. 

/Seat. — Hylton Castle, co. Durham, 

"Burke's Peerage, Baronetage, and Knightage," 1879. 

p. 147. Briggs, Sir Thomas Graham, bar't, of Briggs-Dayrell in 
the island of Barbados, so created 27, Nov. 1871 ; a member of 
H. M. Council there, and at Nevis, and J. P. for the islands of 
Barbados and Nevis ; member of the Federal Council of the 
Leeward Islands; b. 30, Sept. 1833, m. 9 June, 1857, Mary Jane, 
eldest dau. of Benjamin Carlton Howell, esq. of Kingston House, 
Barbados, Treasurer of that Island. 

Lineage. — This family originally from Norfolk, settled in Ireland, 
and went thence, in 1630, to Barbados. The grand-father of the 
present baronet, 

1. Thomas Briggs, esq. of Briggs, in Barbados, m. 24 July, 1773, 
Mary Weatherhead of Jones estate, Barbados, and by her (who 
d. 1823,) left at his decease, in 1818, aged 73. :— 

2. Thomas, of Briggs, J. P. for thirty years representative of St. 
Philip, in the Legislative Assembly to Barbados, and major of 
the St Philip regiment of militia, b. 1777, d. s. j^- 



ENGLISH NOTES. 27 

3. John of Lion Hill, Barbados, b. 17S3, m. and left an only child 
Anne, who d. s. y^. 

4. James b. 1786, of whom presently. 

5. Joseph Lyder, of whom presently. 

6. Rebecca, m. 1804, to Edward Price, esq. of Christ Church, Bar- 
bados. 

7. Sarah, m. 1822, to AVilliam Howard, escj. 

(4.) James, m. 1811, Sarah Gollop, dau. of Thomas Cunliffe esq. 
and had issue. 

8. Augustus, of Bright Hall, and The Hope, Barbados, J. P. 
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Barbados, b. 7, May, 
1813, of whom presently. 

9. Evelina m. John Hinkson, esq. of Wildey, 

(5.) Joseph Lyder, esq- of Briggs, Majmards, and Farley Hill' 
Barbados J. P. Col. of the St. Lucy reg't of militia, b. 7, July 
1792, m. 1832, Elizabeth dau. of Benjamin Hinds, esq. of Hinds- 
bury Treasurer of Barbados, and widow of John Abel Jackman, 
esq. of Rockless, and d. 17 Sept, 1866, leaving an only child, the 
present Sir Thomas Graham Briggs, Bar't. 

(8.) Augustus, m. Rebecca Skeete, dau. of John Lawrance, esq. of 
Sweetfield, Barbados, and has issue. 

10. Joseph, b. 1848. 

11. Augustus, b. 1850. , 

12. Nathaniel-Foderingham, b, 1854. 

13. Frederick Clifton, b. 1856, lieut. 11th. foot. 

14. Rebecca, m. 1862, Edward Lawrance esq., of Fairfield, Barbados. 

15. Evelina, m. 1862, Rev John-Lawrance Greaves. 

16. Emily-Stanley. 

17. Florence. 

18. Annie-Cecil. 

Creation. — 27. Nov. 1871. 

Arms. — Arg., three bars, gemelles, az. a canton of the last 
thereon a bridge, of the first. 

Crests — Upon the stumj) of a tree, erased and couped, and charged 
with a trefoil, ppr. a pelican, vulning herself, wings elevated arg. 

Mottoes. — "Virtus est Deo'' over the crest ; "Ne traverse pas le 
pont," under the arms. , 

Seats. — Briggs-Dayrell, Maynards, and Farley Hill, Barbados ; 
Old Manor, Stoney Grove, and Round Hill, Nevis. 



28 BRfGGS OF BARBADOS. 

"Directory to tlieUity of London, 1867." 

An examination of this huge volume, (which, by the way, is 
most execrably arranged, and calculated to be of no advantage to 
the seeker after information, unless he is provided with a certain 
amount of knowledge of the occupation, etc., of the party or person 
sought,) shows but about seventy persons of the name of BRIGGS 
resident in that city. Two liold government appointments, fifty- 
one are in commercial employment, fourteen are concerned in the 
legal profession, one is a baker, and a solitary pilgrim is a 
preacher of the gospel. 



The author has in his possession a printed copy of A Sermon 
preach'd at the Fuxhral of CAPT. JOHN BRIGGS, at Dunstable, 
March 23, 1094-5.— by THOMAS HARRISON. ISAIAH LVII, 1. 

I'he RUihteous perislieth., and no Man laijeth it to Heart; and 
merciful men are taken anxt]/^ none considering that the Righteous 
is taken away from the evil to come- — London. Printed, hu J. D. for 
the Author. 'MDCXCV. 



RECORDS OF THE ISLAND OF BARBADOS. 

For the information here atforded, I am deeply indebted to SIR 
THOMAS-GRAHAM BRIGGS, Bart., a large landed proprietor, 
and prominent official at Barbados his birth place, and where his an- 
cestors have resided for a loug period of years, dating possibly from 
the earliest occupation of the island by Great Britain. Sir Graham 
has not been a resident of the island since May, 1876, having been 
sojourning in England and upon the continent. I am informed by 
him that the government of the island, caused all the existing 
parish records to be transcribed, an example worthy of imitation 
by some of the States of this Union, more especially those repre- 
senting the "Original Thirteen." However, owing to hurricanes, 
and still more to neglect, there are hardly any perfect registers in 
Barbados, and some exist onlv from a very recent period. 

A brother of THOMAS BRIGGS, of Briggs in Barbados, (the 
grand-father of my correspondent) emigrated to America at an 
early age, and has descendants in some of the Eastern States, but 
owing to lack of necessary data, I am unable to definitely state 
their location or names. 

I take this occasion to express my thanks for the courtesy 
extended by the Hon. Thomas Kerr, Administrator of the Island 
of Grenada, in making inquiry and effort to procure abstracts from 
the Registers of Barbados. 

The following abstracts from the Registers were furnished by 
Sir Graham, from copies made for him by the Hon. Thomas Kerr, 
many years since, and contain all the entries relative to Briggs 
which the existing registers contain, and this I believe is their 
first appearance in print. 



BRIGGS OF BARBADOS. 29 

From an examination thereof, and a comparison of many of the 
names of Briggs therein contained, I am almost confirmed in my 
opinion, that, many of the families of Brings settled in Rhode 
Island, especially those of Quaker ancestry, are descended from 
emi^c:rants from Enj2;land, who came by the way of Barbados. It 
is of record that George Fox, the Quaker Missionary was accom- 
panied in his voyage to Barbados, by one THOMAS BRIGGS, 
but whether he came north with Fox is not definitely known. 



PARISH RECORDS OF THE ISLAND OF BARBADOS. 

ST. PHILIP'vS PAKISn. 
BIRTHS AND BAPTISMS. 

7 Dec. 164S. — -, child of John Brigts, (sic.) 
12 Sep. 1650. Esther, dan. of John Brigg. 

15 Sep. 1661. Sarah, dau. of James Briggs. 

21 Sep. 1666. John, son of James Briggs. 

29 Oct. 1667. Susanna, dau. of James Briggs. 

8 Apl. 1677. William, son of Thomas and Hannah Briggs. 

30 Nov 1684. James, son of James and Margaret Briggs. 
26 Jul. 1685. Mary, dau. of James and Margaret Briggs. 

31 May 1696. Richard, son of Thomas and Han. Briggs. • 
— — , 1699. Samuel, son of Thomas and Han. Briggs. 

29 Mar. 1699. Michael, son of Cornelius and Isabella Briggs, (born.) 

7 Nov 1701. Willi A3I, son of Cornelius and Isabella Briggs, (born.) 
1: Jun. 1710. Robert, son of Cornelius Briggs. 

24 Dec. 1710. Thomas, son of William and Sarah-Briggs. 

21 Dec. 1714. , dau. of Sarah Briggs, widow. 

18 Apl. 1715. Margaret, dau. of Sam. and Eliza Briggs. 

18 Apl. 1715. Martha, dau. of Sam. and EKza Briggs. 

22 Apl. 1715. Samuel, son of Thomas Briggs. 
31 Jan. 1730. , son of Michael Bri^c^s. 

29 Jun. 1736. Hannah, dau. of Samuel and Eliza Briggs. 

22 Jan. 1737. , dau. of Sam. Briggs. 

8 Nov 1739. , dau. of Robert and Sarah Briggs. 



30 BRTGGS OF BAIiBADOS. 

10 Feb. 1745. , Eiitli Briggs. 

8 Apl. 1745. , Robert and Sarah Briggs. 

16 Dec. 1746. Ruth, dau. of Tho: and Ruth Briggs. 

23 Au. 1747. Elizabeth, dau. of Samuel and Eliza Briggs. 
16 Apl. 1758. LucRETiA, dau. of Thos: Briggs and his 

24 Sep. 1774. John, son of Thomas and Mary Briggs. 

31 Ma}^ 1780. William, son of Thomas and Mar^^ Briggs. 

9 Apl. 1783. John, ) 

r. A 1 1 rrn^ T-> I chlldreu of Thomas and Marv Briggs. 

9 Apl. 1783. Rebecca,) ^ "■* 

10 Jul. 1786. James, son of Thomas and Mary Briggs, 

19 Jul. 1788. Sarah, dau. of Thomas and Mary Briggs. 

26 ^'An. 1812. William Augustus, son of James and Sarah GoUop 
Briggs, (born.) 

7 May 1813. Augustus, son of James and Sarah Gollop Briggs. 

28 Dec. 1812. Evilina, dau. of James and Sarah Gollop Briggs. 



M AREIAGES. 

5 May 1698. Cornelius Briggs to Isabella Ray. 

•5 Oct. 1705. Richard Briggs to Violette Wharley. 

5 Nov 1706, Samuel Briggs to Elizabeth Sarsfield. 

30 May 1715. John Bamfield to Sarah Briggs. 

20 May 1722. Lawrence Batson to Abigail Briggs. 

24 Jul. 1726. William Chamberlayne to Margarett Briggs. 

27 Jul. 1726. William Briggs to Frances Evans. 

5 Feb. 1726. Samuel Briggs to . 

21 Dec. 1732. Thomas Briggs to Ruth Davies. 

12 Feb. 1735. George Cole to Hannah Briggs. 

22 Feb. 1754. Proverbs (?) to Mary Briggs. 

21 Dec. 1765. John Willoughby to Elizabeth Briggs. 

13 Nov 1767. Joseph Lyder to Isabella Briggs, 

24 Jul. 1773. Thomas Briggs and Mary Weatherhead. 
7 Dec. 1775. Isaac Boon to Mary Briggs. 



BRIGGS OF BARBADOS. 31 

2-1- Juii. 1804. Edward Price (+ church) to Rebecca Briggs. 

17 J 111. 1 SI ] . Jaj[es Briggs (St. Michael's) to Sarah Golloj) Conliffe. 

11 Jul. 1820. Samuel Burton (?) to Jane Briggs. 

1 Juu. 1822. William Murrell Howard to Sarah Briggs. 

4 Jul. 1822. Thomas Brings to Caroline Sarah Austin. 



BURIALS. 

10 Jul. 1735. Elizabeth Briggs. 

25 Nov 1759. Samuel Briggs, 40 years. 

31 Oct. 1759. Cha(r)les Briggs, 18 j^ears. 

22 Mar 1766. Samuel Briggs, 

25 Mar 1766. Johx Briggs' wife, Elizabeth. 

31 Jul. 1766. Ann Briggs, 

28 Nov 1766. William Briggs. 

22 Aug 1771. Elizabeth Briggs, aged 20 years. 

28 Sep. 1771. Samuel Briggs, aged 10 years. 

30 Jul. 1772. JRuTH Briggs, aged 55 years. 

9 Jan. 1775. John Briggs. 

14 Jan. 1779. Thomas Briggs, who was many years chief overseer at 
Halton Plantation, where he died suddenly on the evening of 13, 
aged 71 years. 

5 Jun. 1780. William, son of Thomas and Mary Briggs. 
20 Sep. 1780. John, son of Thomas Briggs. 

24 Sep. 1782. Lettice Briggs. 

6 Jun. 1804. Catherine Briggs. 

10 ApL 1818. Thomas Briggs, aged 73. 

22 Aug 1818. Ruth Briggs, aged 74. 



ST. MICHAEL'S PARISH. 
BAPTISMS. 

17 Dec. 1802. Susanna Christian, dau. of Thos. and Frances Briggs. 
11 Fei^. 1808. Mary Rebecca, dau. of Thos. and Maria Briggs, 



32 BRIGQS OF BARBADOS. 

9 Mar. ISOS. Lucretia Ann, dau. of Thos. and Maria Briggs, (born.) 

3 Apl. 1S09. Ann dau. of John and Ann Bell Briggs, (born.) 

5 Nov. 1809. Christian Davis, dau. of Thomas and Maria Briggs. 
28 Feb, 1811. Thomas Jones, son of Thomas and Maria Briggs. 
17 Mar. 1817. George Edward, son of Thomas and Maria Briggs. 

4 Dec. 1819. Susanna Prideaux, dau. of Thomas and Anna Maria 

Briggs, (born.) 

12 Apl. 1823. William Davis, son of Thos. and Maria Briggs, 



marriages. 

6 Apl. 1703. Nathaniel Briggs to Eleanor Howell. 
18 Apl. 1778. Thomas Babb to Jane Briggs. 
31 Dec. 1807. Thomas Briggs to Maria Eraser. 

2 Jan. 1828. John Cecil to Mary Rebecca Briggs. 



burials. 

8 Apl. 1681. Andrew Brige, 

12 May 1681. Edward Briggs. 

20 Aug 1 82. Thomas, the son of John Briggs. 

4 Nov 1723. Doctor Peter Briggs. 

2 Sep. 1734. William Briggs, a child. 

25 Oct. 1736. William Briggs, a saj'lor. 

8 Jun. 1738. Mr. Erasmus Briggs. 

11 Oct. 1739. Margaret Briggs, (almshouse.) 

20 Jan. 1740. Mr. Wm. Smith Briggs. 

28 Jan. 1742. Mr. Miles Briggs. 

19 Mar. 1765. John Briggs. 

4 Nov. 1804. William Briggs, a seaman. 

31 Aug 1805. Lieut. Briggs. 

30 July 1817. George Ed. Briggs. 



BRIGG8 OF BARBADOS. 33 

ST, JAMES' PARISH. 
B A P T I S IM S . 



26 Au^' 1752. Thomas, son, 1 
'' " " Lettice, dan. f- of Thomas and lluth Briggs. 



'' " " Lewis, son 

7 May 17()7. Thomas William, ) sons of William and Susanna 

" " " James Frideaux, j Briggs. 

IT) Apl. 17()8. Rebecca Prideaux, daiir. of William and Susannah 
Briggs, (born.) 

25 Oct. 1820. Renn(?) son of Henry and Dorothy Otton(?) Briggs, 
(born.) 



ST. PETER'S PARISH. 
MARRIAGES. 

1832. Joseph L. Briggs, to Elizabeth Jackman. 



ST. THOMAS' PARISH. 
BAPTISMS. 

23 Jul. 1777. William Thomas, son of William and Susanna Briggs. 



il A R R I A G e s . 
10 Feb. 1793. Joseph Briggs, to Mehitabel Roach. 



burials 



18 May, 1767, ) 
Q ^j 44 1" two infant sons of Mr. Briggs, 



ST. JOHX'S PARISH. 

marriages. 

22 Feb. 1770. Thomas , to Hannah Briggs. 

1775. Thomas Briggs, to Elizabeth Keston(?) 



H 



BRIGGS OF BARBADOS. 



BURIALS. 

3 Oct. 1784. William Thomas, son of Eliza. Briggs. 
17 Dec. 1794. Thomas Briggs, aged 45 years. 



CHRIST CHURCH PARISH. 

MARRIAGES. 

26 May, 1807. John Briggs, to Ann Bell Batson. 
5 May, 1828. William Drayton, to Ann Briggs. 



BURIALS. 

9 Jun. 1667. Mary, daughter of William Briggs. 





ATTLEBOPOUGH, MASS., RECORDS. 



BIRTHS 



1 The children of Seth and Han- 

nah (Whitaker.) 

2 Solomon, (?22)b.30Mav,lT37. 

3 Jacob, 20 Apl. 1739. 
A Sarah, 5 Jan, 1742. 

5 Abi, (dau.) 12 Jul. 1741. 

6 Mehitable, 12 Aug 1747. 



Stephen and 
16 Oct. 1820) 



7 The children of 

Polly, (died 
(French.) 

8 Wheaton, b. 30 Nov. 

9 Elkanah, 31 Mar. 

10 Jenney, 8 Apl. 

11 Salley, 15 Dec. 

d. 12 Sep. ISIS. 

12 Stephen, 7 Aug. 

13 Silvanus, 13 Jan. 

d. 15 Dec. 1812. 



1785. 
1788. 
1791. 
1794- 

1798. 
1803. 



14 The children of Darius, and 

Elizabeth (Gillmore.) 

15 Apollos, b. 7 May 1795 



16 Louis, 

17 Nancy, 

18 Olive, 

19 Lemira, 

20 Ja:mes GiLiioRE, 

21 Robert Balies 



1 May 1797. 

24 Aug 1799. 

25 Jul. 1802. 

26 Feb. 1805. 
21 Jun, 1808. 
10 Dec. 1811. 



22 The children of Solomon (?2) 
and Molly (Lincoln) m. 7 
Feb. 1763, by ye Rev. John 
Brown of Hingham. 



23 Hannah, 

24 Darius, 

25 ClILOE, 

26 Abel, 

27 Solomon, 

28 Molley, 

29 Betty, 

30 Abi, 



b. 28 Jul. 1764. 
28 May 1766. 

16 Apl. 1768. 
28 Oct. 1769. 
20 Jun. 1771. 
30 Aug 1773. 

17 Apl. 1775. 
14 Nov 1776. 



31 Lydia, 

32 Content, 



d. 13 Sep. 1777 



16 May 1779. 
22 Apl. 1781. 



33 The children of Jesse, and 

Mary (Parmerty.) 

34 Polly, b. 10 Dec 

35 Miriam, 

36 Jesse, 

37 Bettey, 

38 Otis, 20 Jul. 1775. 

39 Sally, 10 Apl. 1777. 



1767 
4 May 1769 
8 Mar 
Apl 



1771. 



1773. 



36 



AMERICAN COLONIAL HE CO EDS. 



BRISTOL CO., MASS. 



WILLS 



1 Abel, of Freetown, 10 Oct. 1778, 

proved 30 Jan. 1779. 

2 Sarah, widow and ex. 
Children, 3 George. 

4 Mehitable. 



5 Ariel, of Reliobotli, IG Oct. 1759, 

proved 26 Aug:. 1765. 

6 Alice, widow arid ex. 
Children, 7 Ariel. 

8 Robert. 

9 Peleg. 

■ 10 Philip. 

11 Alice. 

12 Phebe. 

13 Silence. 

14 Mary. 

15 Elizabeth. (Hix.) 



16 Amos, of Berkeley, 14 Mar. 1753 

proved 6 May, 1760. 

17 Sarah, widow. 
Children, 18 Amos, exr. 

19 Thomas. 

20 Johx. 
Nathan. 
Nathaniel. 
Marcy. (Phillips.) 
Sarah. (Clark.) 
Mary. 
Hannah. 
Abigail. 



21 



23 
24 
25 
26 
27 



(Chace.) 

(Winslow) 

(Chace.) 



28 BEN.TAiiTN, of Dighton, proven 

1744. 

29 Sarah, wid. and admr. 
Children, 30 Benjamin. 

31 William. 

32 Joanna. 

33 Sarah. 

34 Mehitable. 

35 Ruth. 

36 Thankful. 



37 Ben.ja:min, of Dartmouth, 22 
Nov. 1773, proved 27 Dec. 



38 _ 
Children, 



1773. 
Mary, 



widow and exr. 



39 Elihu. 

40 Elizabeth. 

41 Rhoda. 

42 Amy. 

43 Anne. 

44 Katherine. 



45 Clement, of Norton, prov. 1720 
Children, 46 Clement, admr. 

47 Zachariah. 

48 John. 

49 Elizabeth. 
.50 Hannah. 
51 Lydia. 



52 David, of Berkeley, 6 Mar. 1776 

Ijroven 4 Mar. 1778, 
Children, 53 Nathan, execr. 

54 David. 

55 Gideon. 

56 Sarah. (Totman.) 



57 Ebenezer, of Diii'hton, proved 

1726. 

58 Comfort, wid. and excr. 
Children, 59 Ebenezer. 

60 John.' 

61 Samuel. 

62 Mary. 



63 Edward, of Tiverton, 10 May, 

1718, proved 2 June, 1718. 

64 Sarah, wid. and execr. 
Children, 65 Walter. 

&^ JosiAH. 

67 Charles. 

68 Deborah. 

69 Hannah. .^ 



AMEEICAX COLONIAL IlECOllDS. 



37 



70 Elijah, of Berkeley, 2 Oct. 1793 

proved 2 June, 17!*5. 
Children, 71 EpnAi;iM,(\vitliSam'l 
Tobev) execr. 
72 Silvia, (Allen.) 
78 Eliphalel, 

(Oarpeiider.) 

74 George, of Norton, 15 Jul. 1779, 

proved 30 Aug. 1779. 

75 Sarah, widow. 
Children, 76 Joel, exec'r. 

77 Job. 

78 Jacob. 

79 George. 

80 Amos. 

81 Hepsibah. 

82 Patience, (Bloice.) 



83 Gideon, of Berkelev, 1 Mav, 

1791, proved 4 Nov. 1791. 

84 Keturah, widow and exi*. 



85 Job, of Little Compton, 25 

Fel). 1725, proved 5 Apl. 
172S. 

86 Mary, wid. (with Esek 

Carr) exec'r. 
Children, 87 William. 

88 Oliver. 

89 Joseph. 

90 Jeremiah. 



91 Job, of Little Comijton, 7 Jan 

1732, proved 17 Ap]. 1733 

92 Elinor, wid. and execr 
Children, 93 Jeremiah. 

94 Almy. 

95 Wait. 

96 Job. 

97 John. 

98 Enoch. 

99 Mary, 
100 Sarah, 



(Borden.) 
(Durfee.) 



101 Elizabeth (Maliam) 



BRISTOL CO., MASS., REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. 



GRANTOES. 

John Briggs, of Lit. Compt. — Jas. Akin, Portsmouth, 2 Nov. 1689? 
land in Dartmouth. 

Edward Briggs, of Tiverton. — Danl. Howland, Tiverton, 22 Jan. 
1699, land in Tiverton. 

John Briggs, of Portsmouth. — Thos. Briggs and wife Mary ofDartli. 
11 Mar. 1678, land in Dartmouth. 

John Briggs, sen'r. of Portsmouth. — Phillip Cumming of Darth., 20 
June, 1687, land in Dartmouth. 

John Briggs, of Tiverton, to son Wm. Briggs, of Tiverton, 27 Jan. 
1703, land in or near Lit. Compt. called Puncateest purchase. 

John Briggs, of Portsmouth, to son Thos Briggs, of Darth. 1 May, 
1688, land in Dartmouth. 

John Briggs, senr. of Tiverton, to Wm. Briggs, of Tiv., youngest 
son of said John, 18 July, 1699, land in Tiverton. 

John Briggs, senr. of Portsmouth, to eldest son John Briggs, of 
Ports. 17 Oct. 1679, land in Dartmouth, 

Edward Briggs and wife Sarah, of Tiverton, to Philip Taber, of 
Darth. 1717, land in Dartmouth. 



38 AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 

Edward Briggs and wife Lydia, of Kingston, R. L, to Philip Taber, 
of Darth. 1 Feb. 1717, land in Dartmouth. 

Edward Briggs and wife Sarah, of Tiverton, with others to James 
Tucker, of Tiverton, 1 Sep. 1716, land in Tiverton. 

Sarah Briggs, of Tiverton, to Mary Manchester, of Darth. 8 Sep. 
1736, land in Dartmouth. 

Sarah Briggs, of Tiverton, and Jonathan Head, and Hannah his 
wife, of Lit. Compton, to Abial Tripp, of Darth. 27 Apl. 1727, 
land in Dartmouth. 

Sarah Briggs, widow, of Tiverton, et. al., to Joel Lake, Tiverton, 
30 Dec. 1728, land in Tiverton. 

Sarah Briggs, of Tiverton, et. al., to NathanT Potter, of Darth. 7 
July, 1749, land in Dartmouth. 

Sarah Briggs, of Tiverton, to Jona'n Head and wife Susannah, of 
Little Compton, 27 Apl. 1737, land in Dartmouth. 



GRANTEES. 



Jona'n Briggs, of Taunton, to John Briggs, Jr. of Tiverton, 5 Mar. 
1698, land in Taunton. 

Edward Bavley et. al., of Tiverton, to John Briggs, Sr. of Tiverton, 
17 Feb. 1699-1700, land in Tiverton. 

Thomas Cook, of Ports., to Edw'd. Briggs, of Tiverton, 18 June, 
1695, land in Pocasset purchase. 

Sam'l Bradford, of Diixbury, to Edw'd Briggs, of Tiverton, 29 Sept. 
1695, land in Tiverton. 

Thos. Bilh, SenV, of Pocasset, to Edw'd Briggs, of Tiverton, 20 
Feb. 1094-5, land at Pocasset, township of Tiverton. 

Thomas Shearman and wife Lydia, of Kingston, R. I., to Edw'd 
Briggs, of Tiverton, 1 June, 1716, land interest in Est. of "our" 
honored father Daniel Wilcocks, dec. 



A3IEBICAN COLONIAL JlECOllBS. 



39 



BERKELEY, MASS., RECORDS 



BIKTHS.. 



1 The children of Jacob, and 

Mary {'i Chase) (? m. 13 
Jan. 1759.) 

2 Jacob, b. 22 Sep. 1760. 

3 Elizabeth, 21 Jiih 1702. 

4 MiCAH, 18 Jun. 1766. 



9 
10 
11 

12 
13 



14 



15 
16 
17 



IS 



19 
20 
21 



22 



23 
24 
25 
26 
27 



The children of John, and 

? Susannah (? Hamilton) 

(?m. 31 Mar. 1750.) 
Sarah, b. 30 Sep. 1751. 

John, 25 Jan. 1754. 

GoDFREE, 24 Feb. 1756. 

?m. 8 Sep. 1785, Sarah Paull 

of Berkely. 
Joseph, 
Edmond, 
Abigail, 

d. IS Feb. 
Sybil, 
Lydia, 



20 Jan. 1758. 
14 Aug 1760. 
22 Oct. 1764. 
1769. 
16 Sep. 1766. 
9 Jul. 1768. 



The children of Thomas. (?and 
Sarah Phillips) (m? 10 Jan. 
1767.) 

Sarah, b. 23 Nov 1767. 

James, 9 Mar 1769. 

Sylvenas, 19 Sep. 1771. 



The Children of Gideon (?and 
Ketnrah Allen) (?m. 22 
Oct. 176S. ) 

Tryphena, b. 24 Nov 1769. 

Keturah, 10 Feb. 1771. 



Eliab, 



25 Dec. 1772. 



28 Jacob, b. 13 Sep. 1707, m. 

Mav, 1734, Hannah 

28 Dec. 1711, and had. 



23 



29 
SO 
31 



Jacob, 

Hannah, 

Huldah, 

32 Bathsheba, 

33 MicAH, 

34 Elizabeth. 



b. 29 Mar 

10 Sep. 

11 A pi. 
19 Jan. 
15 Jal. 

2 Jan. 



735. 
736. 
740. 
744. 
746. 
749. 



35 



The children of Slth 
(?m. 2 June, 1750, 
Briggs. 

Enos, b. 16 Mar. 

d. 18 July, 1756. 

Silence, 13 Dec. 

Seth, lOApl. 

39 Enos, 13 Jan. 

40 Zebedee, 5 Mar. 

41 Ann, 6 Mar. 

42 Calvin, 21 Oct. 

43 Luther, 20 Mar. 



36 



37 

38 



Briggs, 
Mary 

. 1755, 

, 1756. 

. 1758. 
1760. 

. 1762. 
1764 
1765 
1768. 



44 Jonathan, b. 28 Oct. 1707, m. 

20 Feb. 1728, Tabithe, 

b. lOFeb. 1714, and had. 

45 Elijah, (?56) b. 2 Sep. 1730. 

46 Ezra, 8 Feb. 1732. 

d. 13 Nov. 1824. 



The children of Silas, (?and | 
Esther Sooper) (?m. 17 Aug 
1754.) 

b 



Asa, 

Phebe, 

Luce, 

Alles, 

Elias, 



22 Jun. 1755. 
28 Jan. 1757. 

15 Feb. 1759. 
14 Oct. 1763. 

16 Feb. 1768. 



47 Keturah, 

48 Deborah, 

d. 1742 

49 Lues, 

50 Sephas, 

51 Deborah, 

52 Reliance, 

d. 26Apl. 

53 Desire, 

54 Amasa, 

55 Eunice, 



26 May 1735. 
25 Jan. 17 ~ 



•r3'<, 



30 A pi. 1740. 
26 Aug 1742. 
17 Feb. 1745. 
23 May, 1747. 
1774. 

25 Jan. 1749. 
13 Jun. 1753. 
28 Jan. 1756. 



d. 24 June, 1757. 



J,o 



A2IERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



5(3 Elijah, (?45) b. 2 Sep. 1730, m. 
Jemima (?Dean of Free- 
town,) b. 21 Aui;;. 1730, and 
had. 

57 Ephraim, b. 30 Jun. 1750. 

58 Sylvia, V.) Dec 1758. 

59 Eliphalet, 28 Jul. 1707. 



GO The children of John 
Charity Briggs were, 

61 Lydia, b. 19 Mar. 

62 Prudence, 29 May, 
in Dighton. 



63 Ebenezer, 

64 Richard, 

65 Margaret 
60 Rachel, 

67 John, 

68 Hannah, 

69 Joel, 

70 Jerusha, 

71 Hathaway, 



6 Dec. 

21 Mar. 

2 Mar. 

5 May 
31 Aug 
29 Mar. 

6 Jul. 
23 Feb. 
12 Dec. 



and 

1739. 
1712. 

1744. 
1746. 
1748. 
1751. 
1753. 
1756. 
1758. 
1701. 
1700. 



72 



73 



74 



The children of John and 

Tabitha Briggs. 
John, "b. 27 Jan. 1742. 

d. 18 Mar. 1704. 
Samuel, 18 Nov. 1744. 

24 Jun. 1740. 
31 Mav 1784. 



^ 75 Ephraim, 
70 Rebecca, 



77 Tlie children of -John, Jr., and 

Abigail (? Williams.) 

78 Job, b. 1 Jul. 1754. 

79 Tabitha, 24 Jan. 1757. 
Abigail, 4 Jan. 1701. 
Joel, 20 Mar 1704. 

d. Oct.. 1764. 
Wealthy, 6 Dec. 1765. 

Gershom, 8 Feb. 1768. 



80 

81 

82 
83 



84 The children of Israel, (d. 

Jun. 1774,) and Kaomi. 

85 Joseph, b. 5 Apl. 1731. 

86 Jotham, 28 Apl, 

87 Abigail, 4 Jul. 

88 Peres, 27 Feb. 

d. Nov. 1738. 

89 Edw\\kd, 3 Aug, 



1733. 
1735. 
1737. 



91 The children of Nathan and 
and Mary (?Crane) Briggs. 



'92 Nathan, 

93 Paul, 

94 Abraham, 

95 Helen, 
90 Mary, 



31 Dec. 1748 
11 Dec. 1749 
10 Apl. 1751 
9 Mar. 1753 
17 Sep, 1750 



97 The children of 

Esther (':;Sooper) 



98 

99 

100 

101 



Olive, 
Beth UAH, 
Zephaniah, 
Jedediah, 

102 Nathaniel, 

103 Ann. 

104 Wealthy, 

105 Hezekiah, 



b. V. 

3 

10 

21 

5 

3 

5 

11 



Seth and 
Briggs. 
Api.l752. 
Feb. 1755. 
Jun. 1730.-V 
Apl. 1738. 
May 1740. 
Feb. 17-±2. 
Jun. 1744. 
May 1746. 



90 Naomi, 



1740. 
30 Jail. 1742. 



106 



107 
108 
109 

110 
111 
112 
113 
114 
115 
116 
117 



The children of Gideon, 
proved 4 Nov. 1794) 
Keturah (? Allen) B 
(?m. 17 Jan. 1769.) 

Tryphena. b. 25 Nov 

Keturah, 10 Feb. 

Eliab, 25 Dec. 

d. Nov. 1776. 

Susannah, 



Gideon, 
Hannah, 

Allen, 

Sarah, 

Eliab, 

Gains, 

Elizabeth, 



17 Dec. 
19 Aug. 
5 Jul. 

3 Aug. 

22 Jul. 
16 Apl. 
16 Sep. 
24 Mar. 



(will 

and 

riggs, 

1769 
1771 
1772 

1775 

1778, 

nm. 

1783 
1785 

1788 
1790 
1793 



118 The children of Jotham (d. 5 

July, 1771,) and Phebe 
(?Harvey) Briggs. 

119 Syntha, b. 1 Jul. 1767. 

120 Phebe, 27 Feb 1771. 



amehican coloxial records. 



41 



121 

122 
123 
124 
125 
121) 
127 
128 
12!) 
130 

181 
132 

133 



The chililreii ol' Jkdkdiaii and 
Bathsheba (d^mll) Brigii's. 



Exofii, 

Experience, 

Bathsheka, 

Olive, 

Ruth, 

Jedediah, 

Nathaniel, 

Sylvia, 

Naxcy, 

d. 18 Dec 
Artemas, 
Cyrus, 

d. 7 Oct. 
Betsey, 

d. 21 Dec 



30 Jim. 1770, 

8 Jan. 1772. 

9 Oct. 1773. 
23 Aug. 1775. 
25 Aug. 1777. 

3 Mar. 1779. 
22 Mar. 1781. 

4 Jan. 1783. 
13 Jan. 1785. 
1808. 

29 Aug. 1786. 
16 Sep. 1788. 

1815. 

2 Oct. 1792. 
1802. 



134 The children of Cephas and 

Hopestill (? Allen ) Briggs. 

135 Cephas, b. 

136 Allen, 10 Jun. 1764. 

137 Hopestill, 13 Jul. 1767. 



138 The children of Israel, (of 

Conway) and Sinai (^Ma- 
comber) Briogs, (? m. 21 
Mar. 1791.) 

139 Joseph, b. 11 Aug. 1792. 

140 Israel,? 21 Mar. 1794. 

141 Sinai, 19 Apl. 1796. 

d. 21 Mar. 1861, m. Alpheus 
Sanford, of Berkeley. 



142 

143 
144 
145 



146 

147 
148 
149 
150 
151 
1.52 
153 
154 



155 



156 
157 
158 
1.59 



160 

161 
162 
163 



The children of Nathan and 
Hopestill (^Paull) Briggs.^ 
Peter, 1). 6 Jan. 1777. 

Gardner, 16 Fel). 1778. 

Nancy, 30 Jul. 1782. 



The children of John and Han- 
nah (? Redding) Briggs. 



Margaret 

Sa:muel, 

Charity, 

DiDAMA, 

Jotham, 
Lydia, 
John, 
Hannah, 



b. 4 Feb. 1775 
22 Oct. 177(). 

2 Jul. 1778. 

1 Mav 1780. 

10 Jul. 1782. 
16 Dec. 1784. 
10 Feb. 1788. 

8 Feb. 1793. 



d. 12 June, 1795. 



The children of 
and Hannah 
Briggs. 

Esther, 

Thankful, 

Sarah, 

Hathaway, 



Hathaway 
( estrange) 



11 Dec. 1785. 

30 Auo-. 1788. 
20 Dec. 1790. 
26 Feb. 1794. 



The children of John and 
Susannah (^Staples) Brigiis. 
Phebe, b. 14 Apl. 1799. 

Ruth. 30 Oct. IsOl. 

Simeon, 20 Sep. 1805. 



164 Sarah 

165 John 

166 Amity, 



marriages. 

m. Greenfield (b. 1754, d. 1810) son of Capt. 

George and Mary (Strange) Chase, 1773. 

m. Svbil, sister of above Greenfield 1773. 

m. (d. 1 A])l. 1833 aet. 86) Joseph, son (b. 13 
Feb. 1778) of Lot and Mary (Douglas) 
Strauiie 1797. 



167 Tabitha, m. David, bro. of Joseph, above 



20 Sep. 1792. 



Jf^ 



AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



INTENTIONS OF MARRIAGE. 



168 Rhoda, 


Peleg Peckham, of Dartmouth, 


9 Jan. 1775. 


1()9 Experience, 


Thomas Christopher Paull, 


26 Jun. 1735. 


170 Phebe, 


Stephen Hoskins, of Taunton, 


Aug. 1772. 


171 Amos, 


Welthi Hoskins, 


12 Sep. 1772. 


172 Nathaniel, 


Jedide Hathaway, 


21 Jan. 1773. 


178 Mary, 


Thomas Goff, 


6 Feb. 1773. 


171 John, 


Sybil, dau. of Capt. George and Mary 




(Strange) Chace, of Freetown, 


5 Mar. 1773. 


175 Richard, 


Hannah Hoskins, 


14 Aug. 1773. 


17<) Hezekiah, 


Abigail Briggs, of Dighton 


23 Oct. 1773. 


177 Sarah, 


Greenfield, ( bro. of Sybil) Chace, 


of 




Freetown, 


26 Mar. 1774. 




(G. b. 1754, d. 1810.) 




178 John, 


Hannah Redding of Dighton, 


11 Sep. 1774. 


179 Phebe, 


John Seekins 


16 Sep. 1774. 


180 Mercy, 


David Evans, 


5 Nov. 1774. 


]81 Rachel, 


David Douglas, of Freetown, 


27 Feb. 1775. 


182 Ebenezer, 


Elizabeth Thrasher, 


18 Mar. 1775. 


183 Abagail, 


Job Winslow, of Taunton, 


4 Nov. 1775. 


181 Nathan,' 


Hopestill Paull, 


9 Dec. 1775. 


185 Ariel, 


Die Paull 


9 Dec. 1775. 


186 Hannah, 


Moses Seekins, of Taunton, 


13 ApL 1776. 


187 Abraham, 


Johanna Reed, 

(m. 21 Dec.) 


9 Dec. 1777. 


188 Seth, 


Charity Dillingham, 


9 Jan. 1779. 


189 Silva, 


David Allen, of Ashford, 


27 Feb. 1779. 


190 Deborah, 


William Bowen, of New Grafton, 


27 Feb. 1780, 


191 Naomi, 


Luke Ellice, of Dartmouth, 


29 Sep. 1780, 


192 John 4th, 


Abigail Chace, 


24 Mar. 1781, 


193 Abner, 


Sarah Phillips, 

(m. 3 Aug.) 


30 Mar. 1782. 


194 Silence, 


Peter Paull, of Dighton, 


23 Mar. 1783, 


195 Abigail, 


Joseph Macomber, 

(m. 30 Mar.) 


14 Feb. 1784, 


196 Hathaway, 


Hanna Strange, of Middleboro. 


19 Jun. 1784. 


197 Samuel, 


of Middleboro to Abigail 


27 May 1785, 


198 Caleb, 


C. French, 


3 Sep. 1785, 


199 Sophia, 


H. Paull, 


6 May 1786, 


200 Lydia, 


Abiel Haskins, 


30 Mar. 1765, 


201 JOTHAM, 


Phebe Harvey, 


22 Nov. 1760, 


202 Lois, 


Noah Edmisted, of Freetown, 


14 Nov. 1761, 


203 Cephas, 


Hopestill Allen, of Middleboro, 


16 Jan. 1762, 


204 Lydia, 


Ebenezer French, Jr. 


29 Aug. 1767, 


205 Jonathan, 


Phebe Andros, 


21 Feb. 1768, 


206 Jacob, 


Sarah Macomber, 


16 Feb. 1760. 


207 John, 


Mary Briggs, 

(m. April.) 


22 Mar. 1760, 


208 Eben, 


Elizabeth Smith, of Dighton, 


9 Jul. 1760, 


209 John, 


Susannah Hamilton, 


31 Mar. 1750, 



A 31 ERIC AN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



43 



210 8ETI1, 


211 


Seth, 


212 


David, 


213 


George, 


214 John Jr. 


215 


Abigail, 


216 


Ezra, 


217 


Silas, 


21 S 


Keturah, 


219 


Joseph, 


220 Eli.tah, 


221 


John, 


222 


Simeon, 


223 


Hannah, 


224 David Jr. 


225 


Jacob, 


226 


Deborah, 


227 


Margaret, 


228 ABAC4AIL, 


-229 Thomas, 


230 Naomi, 


231 


Gideon, 


232 


Silence. 


233 David, 


234 JoHx\, 


235 


John, 


236 


John, 


237 


Nathan, 


238 Nathan 2d, 


239 David, 


240 Nathan, 


241 Jacob, 


242 


Cynthia, 


243 


J E rush A, 


244 Philkna, 


245 


Samuel, 


246 


Adom, 


247 


Israel, 


248 FoBES, 


249 Avis, 


250 Tabitha, 


251 


Lucy, 


252 


Job, 


253 


Abigail, 


254 Geokoe, 


255 


Ezra, 


256 


Lydia, 


257 


Jedediah, 


258 Samuel, 


259 Mary, 


260 Thomas 3rd, 



Mary Brings, 

Eslher Sooper, 

Sybil Cudworth, of Freetown, 

Sarah Bri^irs, 

Abagail Williams, of Diglilon, 

(ill. Dec.) 
Nathaniel Townsend, 
Abaiiail Allen, of Middleboro, 
Esther Sooper, 

Ambrose Cleveland, of Freetown,, 
Abigail Coleaf, of Middleboro, 
Jemime Dean, of Freetown, 
Phebe Winslow, of 1'aunton, 
Sarah Brings, 
Elkanah Bobbitt, 
Eachel Hathaway, 
Mary Chace, of Freetown, 
Joshua Hatch of Walpole, 
Dudley Hathaway, of Freetown, 
Simeon Webster, 
Sarah Phillips, 
David Andrews, ot Taunton, 
Keturah Allen, of Middleboro, 
Joseph Burt, 

Sarah Wetherell, of Taunton, 
Tabitha Allen 
Abagail Burt, 

Abagail Bryant, of Freetown, 
]Mary Crane, 

Zeruiah Perce, of Dighton. 
Eachel Hathawav, 
Mary Talbot, of Dighton, 
Abigail Makepeace 
Seth Baker, 

Silas Seekwell, of Taunton, 
Alanson Colomen, 
of Dighton, Welthi Briggs, 
Abagail Read, 
Sine Macomber, 
Desiah Clark, 
Ephraim Phillips, 
David, son of Lot and Mary (Dougl 

Strange, of Freetown, 
Elijah Smith, 
Lydia Briggs, 
Simeon Webster, 
Hopey Paine 
Miriam Macomber, 
Ebenezer French, 
Bathsheba Paull, 
Ruth Paull, 
Thomas Goff, 
Ammittee Briggs, 



2 Jun. 


1750. 


28 Mar 


.1751: 


23 Mar 


.1753. 


27 Oct. 


1753. 


10 Nov, 


. 1753. 


16 Mar. 


1754. 


4 Mav 


1754. 


17 Aug. 


1754. 


15 Nov. 


1754. 


22 Jul. 


1755. 


24 Jan. 


1756. 


22 Feb. 


1768. 


15 May 


1758. 


15 Jan. 


1758. 


22 Feb. 


1742. 


13 Jan. 


1759. 


10 Feb. 


1769. 


1 Nov. 


, 1769: 


3 May 


1766. 


10 Jan. 


1767. 


24 Jan. 


1767. 


22 Oct. 


1768. 


16 Dec, 


. 1768. 


25 Dec. 1752. 


24 Jun, 


.1742. 


10 Mar, 


,1741. 


1 Feb. 


1747. 


10 May 


1748. 


5 Jan. 


1748. 


14 Jan. 


1748. 


7 Dec. 


1751. 


6 Feb. 


1786. 


7 Oct. 


1786. 


23 Oct. 


1786. 


23 Dec 


.1786. 


14 Mar. 


1789. 


16 Oct. 


1790. 


19 Feb. 1791. 


6 Aug. 


,1791. 


2 Mar. 


1792. 


as) 




6 May 


1792. 


. 20 Aug. 


1792. 


9 Sep. 


1792. 


20 Sep. 


17(v2. 


4 Aug. 


-.x792. 


7 No-«- 


1793. 


26 J'ln- 


1768, 


21- Dec. 


1769. 


17 Aug 


. 1770. 


' 3 Mar, 


. 1773. 


11 Feb, 


. 1773. 



^ 



X 



^4 



261 

262 
263 
264 
265 

266 
267 

268 
269 
270 
271 
272 
273 
274 
275 
276 
277 
278 
279 
280 
281 
282 
283 
281 



AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



286 
287 
288 
289 
290 
291 



Phebe, 

Hannah, 

John 4th, 

Joseph, 

Cynthia, 

James, 

Rhoda, 

Polly, 

Keturah, 

Gershom, 

Olive, 

Margaret, 

Abigail, 

Ezra, 

Godfrey, 

Caleb, 

George, 

Abigail, 

Amos, 

Ebenezer, 

Hezekiah, 

John, 

James. 

Tryphena, 

Abagail, 

Amos, 

John, Jr., 

Bathsheba, 

Susannah, 

Alindia, 

Phebe, 



John Seekins, of Tannton, 
Moses Seekins, 
Abairail Chace, 
Esther Panll, 
Seth Baker, 



Welthi Briiisre 
Samuel — 



-, both of Dighton, 



David Hoard, 

Elijah Macomber, 

Bathslieba Atwood, 

David Phillips, 

Isaac Seift, of New Bedford, 

(wid) George Sanford 

Abigail Allen, of Middleboro, 

Sarah Paull, 

of Taunton, Cliloe French, 

Hope Paine, of Freetown, 

(wid) Lieut. George Sanford, 

Syl:)il Hathaway, of Freetown, 

Elizabeth Sniitli, 

Abigail Briggs, of Dighton, 

Hannah Redding, of Dighton, 

Lvdia Phillips, 

William Macomber, 

Israel Frencli, 

Eunice Tubbs, 

Lurania Staples, 

Josiah Wilbur, of Raynham, 

Spencer JMacomber, 

Benjamin Crane, 

John Jacobs, of Rehoboth, 



13 Oct. 


1774. 


20 Jun. 


1776. 


17 Jul. 


1781. 


16 Jun. 


1786. 


11 Jan. 


1787. 


29 Mar. 


1788. 


20 Oct. 


1792. 


14 Nov. 


1797. 


25 Sep. 


1795. 


19 Nov. 


1795. 


13 Aug. 


1799. 


7 Jan. 


1800. 


9 Nov. 


1794. 


7 ]\Iav, 


, 1785. 


8 Sep. 


1785. 


13 Oct. 


1785. 


1 Oct. 


1791. 


25 Dec. 


, 1795, 


7 Nov. 


1797. 


Nov. 


1773. 


Oct. 


1774. 


30 Jan. 


1796. 


8 Nov. 


1796. 


5 Jul. 


1797. 


10 Oct. 


1797. 


17 Dec. 


1797. 


12 Feb. 


, 1798. 


27 Jul. 


179S. 


27 Oct. 


1798. 



292 John, 

293 Israel, 

294 Daniel, 



Town Clerk,) 
Surveyor, 
Survevor, ' 



between 1740 and 1760. 



BRIDGEWATER (MASS.) RECORDS. 



1 Samuel, 
2\George, 

3 B^^NIEL, 

4 Ke'FUrah, 

5 MiRiA^^r, 

6 Seth, 

7 Zebedee, 

8 Sylvester, 

9 William, 



marriages. 



Rhoda Jnree, 
Mollie Keitli, 
Jane Lathrop, 
Benj. Leonard, 
Solomon Riple}", 
Esther Soper, 



3 



Sep. 

4 Apl. 

4 Jul. 
20 Apl. 
18 May 

2 May 



of Dighton, Prudy Hill, of Br'gwater, 19 Jan. 

of Nol-ton, Leah Whitman, 28 Sep. 

.Rev., of Ivittery, Betsey Hudson, 14 Nov. 



\. 



1763. 
1768. 
1782. 
1756. 
1758. 
1751. 
1791. 
1797. 
1799. 



\ 



X 



AMERICAJS^ COLOXt 




^m^$. 



i5 



DARTMOUTH (MASS.) REC( 



1 Tho:n[as, Jr., 

2 Elizabeth, 

3 Susannah, 

4 Deborah, 



.^r a r r I a g e s , 



Mary, dan. Ebenezer Allen, 
Henry Howland, 
Stephen Wilcocks, 
Henry Howland, 



27 DccU^"2l!| ■ 
9 Feb. IV?^;- 
3 Jun. Kjlts. 



1 Elizabeth, 



DUXBUKY (MASS.) RECORDS. 

marriages. 
Ebenezer Wormall, 



2 Apl. 1717, 



EASTHAM (MASS.) RECORDS. 

1 Seth, m. circa. 1802, Olive Doane, d. 1863 ; he d. 8 June, 1840, leaving 
Children 2 Phebe, b. 3 Jul. 1802, m. Eben. Ward, of Welllleet. 

3 Hannah, 9 Aug. 1804, m. Lane,of Provincetown. 

4 Olive, 7 Jul. 1808, m. , of 

5 Nabby, 24 Jun. 1810, d. 22 Aug. 1835. 

6 Catherine, 7 Mar. 1814. 

7 Rebecca, 24 Apl. 1819. 

8 Elizabeth, 17 Oct. 1825, d. 17 Aug. 1835. 

9 Mercy, (sister of Seth l.J m. 1799, Treat Mores, of Eastham. 



3 



FREETOWN (MASS) RECORDS. 

MARRIAGES. 

Elisha, Dr., of Middleboro, m. 24 Jan. 1804, to Asenath, dau. of 

AVilliam and Rebecca Rounsevill. 
John, Jr., of Freetown, m. 1815, Rachel (b. 18 Sep. 1797,) dau. of 

Michael and Hannah (Davis) Hathaway. 
Nathan, of Taunton, Mary Briggs, of Freetown, 27 Feb. 1723-4. 

of Berkeley, Sibbel Cudworth, Freetown, 3 May 1753. 

of Berkeley, Abigail Allen, of Middlel)oro, 7 May 

of Taunton, Thankful Paine, of Taunton, 27 May 

of Berkeley, David Duglass, of Freetown, 16 Nov. 

of Freetown, Betsey Strange, Freetown, 28 Nov. 

of Freetown, John Benson, Freetown, 

of Berkeley, Sarah Paul, of Berkeley, 

of Berkeley, Chloe French, Berkeley, 

8 



4 David, 

5 Ezra, 

6 Joseph, 

7 Rachel, 

8 Abner, 

9 SiBBLE, 

10 Godfrey, 

11 Cabel, 



1755. 

1756. 

1775. 

1776. 

26 Aug. 1782. 

8 Sep. 1785. 

13 Oct. 1785. 



46 

.11- "ittlLY ESTER, 
!> I.ITIIER, 

19 Gilbert, 

20 Desiah, 




Mt%m:^''rjLONIAL RECORDS. 



of.FiteBUiwii, Polly Burbanks, Freetown, 16 Feb. 
QpB^'^eley^ 8imeon Webster, Berkeley, 15 Jan. 
iwMBerkeley, Lydia Briggs, Berkeley, 10 Mar. 
of Berkeley, Hope Payne, of Freetown, 1 Oct. 
(wid.) of Freetown, Lieut. Geo. Sanford, 

of Freetown, 25 Dec. 

of Freetown Diziah CVKhYortli, Freetown, 25 Sep. 
of Freetown, Ruba Chace, of Freetown, 29 Aug. 
of Freetown, Betsey Randall, Freetown, 21 Nov. 
of Freetown, Noali Hathaway, Freetown, 25 Dec. 



1792. 
1793. 
1793. 
1793. 



1794. 
1801. 
1S02. 
1802. 

1803. 



BIRTHS 



21 Malbone, m. Meribah Chase, 

of Freetown, and had 

22 Malbone, 23 Oct. 

23 Otis, 10 Oct. 

24 Daniel, 6 Apl. 

25 Thomas, 7 Apl 



1790. 
1792. 
1796. 

1798. 



26 The children of Capt. Nathan- 
iel and Delia ( ) Brigi^s. 



27 Angenetta, 

28 Maria S. 



8 Jun. 1816. 

8 May 1818. 



29 The children of Capt. John, 

Jr., and Rachel, dau. of 
Mich : and Hannah (Davis) 
Hathawav. 

30 Sheffield, ^ 6 Apl. 1817. 



31 The children of Amos and 

Sarah (Pain) Briggs, who 
were m. 2 Jan. 1706. 

32 Mercy, 26 Jun. 1706. 

m. 23 Jan. 1724, Nathan 
J3ri'*'<^s. 

33 Sarah,''*' ' 16 Jun. 1709. 

34 Mary, 1 May 1711. 

d. 16 Mar. 1786, m. 1730, 
Benj. Chace 3rcl, of Free- 
town. 

35 Hannah, 8 Nov. 1712. 

36 Amos, 6 Feb. 1715, 

d. 24 Mar. 1760. 

37 Thomas, 20 Jun. 1717. 

d- 10 Nov. 1779. 

38 Abigail, 27 Jun. 1719. 



39 John, 18 Sep. 1721. 

d. 23 May, 1791, m. 10 Mar. 
1747, Abigail Burt, of 
Berkeley. 

40 Nathaniel,' 18 Dec. 1724. 

41 Nathan, 10 May 1727. 

m. 10 May 1748 widow, 
Mary Crane, of Berkeley. 



42 The children 

Surriah (— 

43 x\bial. 



of Elisha 

) 



and 



Briggs. 



23 Jul. 1748. 



44 David, of Berkelev, ni. 13 

May 1753, Sibble Cud- 
worth,of Fre'town,and had 

45 James, 11 Jun. 1759. 

46 David, 20 Dec. 1761. 



47 The children of John and 
Sibill, (d. 27 Dec. 1808.) 

( ) Briggs. 

16 Oct. 1774, 
August 1802, Ruby 



48 Luther, 

m. 29 
Chace. 

49 Gilbert, 

d. 1803 



31 Aug. 1776. 
ra. 21 Nov. 1802, 
Elizabeth Randall. 

50 Sylvester, 21 Jun. 1778. 

d. 1803, m. 25 Sep. 1801. 
Desire (^ud worth. 

51 Phcebe, 8 Sep. 1781. 

d. 3 Oct. 1867, m. 

Cud worth. 

52 George Chace, 1 Mar. 1784. 

53 Mary, 6 Jul. 1791. 



AMEllICA^. ' i^^oNIAL EECORTjS. 



47 



54 Epiihaim, m. Ifi Feb. 1792, 

IMary Burbanks, and had, 

55 Epiiraim, 20 Nov. 1702. 

56 Gardner, 17 Jan. 

57 Abel, 3 Sep. 
.58 .AIary, 25 Sep. 

59 Samuel, 17 Apl. 

60 Thomas Cottle, 2 Jul. 



65 



m 

67 
68 
69 
70 
71 
72 
73 
74 
75 
76 
77 
78 



1794. 
1795. 
1797. 
1799. 
1806. 



61 George, of Berkeley, m. 1 

Oct. 1793, Hope Payne, of 
Freetown, and had. 

62 Hannah, 13 Dec. 1815. 



63 Gilbert, m. 21 Nov. 1802. 

Elizabeth Randall, and 
had, 

64 Sylvester, 



23 Aug. 1803. 



Abner, m. 28 Nov. 

Betsey Strange, bot 
Freetown, and had, 

John Strange, 



Sevier, 

Joanna, 

Charles G. 

Ruth, 

Sally, 

Humphrey, 

Betsey, 

Philip, 

Cyrus, 

Lydia, 

Abner, 

Martha W. 



3 Aug. 
23 Feb. 

30 Dec. 

4 Sep. 
22 Jun. 

8 Jun. 



1776, 
h ot 

1777. 

1779. 

1780. 
1783. 

1785. 

1787. 



10 Jun. 1789. 



5 Apl. 

9 Feb. 
10 Mar. 
27 Sep. 



1791. 
1793. 
1796. 
1802. 



79 The children 

Abigail B 
tow^n. 

80 SiBELL, 

81 John, 

82 Nathaniel, 

83 Polly, 

84 LUCINDA, 

85 Franklin, 

86 Abigial, 

87 Elizabeth, 



91 



92 
93 
94 



95 



96 

97 
98 
•99 



of John 2d and 
riggs, of Free- 

J9 Dec. 1781. 

23 Aug. 1784. 
30 Mar. 178<). 
10 Dec. 1787. 
23 Nov. 1789. 
25 Nov. 1792. 
15 Aug. 179.5. 
20 Aug. 1797. 



88 The children of Joseph and 

Esther (Paull) Briggs, 

89 Elizabeth, 24 Feb. 1794. 

90 Esther Paull, 7 Feb. 1796. 



Godfrey, of Berkeley, m. 8 
Sep. 1785, Sarah Paull of 
Berkeley, and had, 

George, " 3 May 1786. 

Godfrey, 24 Dec. 1790. 

John, 31 Dec. 1792. 



Luther, m. 29 Apgust 1802, 
Ruby Chase, both of Free- 
town, and had, 

Hiram, 7 Jun. 

d. 13 Sep. 1840. 

Ruby Ann, 11 Apl. 

Amy, 26 Oct. 



1803. 



Sally, 



27 Aug. 



1806, 

1808. 
1810. 



1 Daniel, 



5 James, ?2 



6 Joseph, ?3 

7 Thankful, 



HARWICH (MASS.) RECORDS. 

b. 14 June, 1771, m. Patience — 

1772, and had issue, 

James, b. 30 Oct. 

Joseph, 16 Oct. 

Daniel, 12 Oct. 



b. 14 Dec. 



1794. 
1800. 
1803. 



2 

3 

4 

m. 3 Dec. 1815, Thankful Higgins. He sailed 
from Fairhaven in Schr. Fishhawk, and never 
ret., supposed wrecked 20 Dec. 1818, 

m. 26 May 1820, Mary Hull. 

m. 14 Nov. 1822, Jonathan Nickerson. 



^'''.■OLONIAL 



48 

8 Relief, 

9 James, 

10 Daniel, 

11 Charles F. 

12 Patrick H. 

13 Laura A. 



A ME RICA N COLOUR f A \^^EECORDS. 

m. 1 Dec. 1838, Augustus Paine. 

m. 11 Jul. 1810, Sophronia Kelley, 

a juryman 27 Aug. 1821,3 x\pl. 1826, 10 Apl. 1829, 

m. 25 Mar, 1874, Mary S. Walker. 

b. 3 Feb. 1849. 

b. 27Jun. 1843. 



1 Matthias, 

2 Deborah, 



HINGHAM (MASS.) BEOORDS. 

DEATHS. 



(Bridgges?) 
wile of Matthias, 



24 Feb. 1696-7. 
25 Sep. 1700. 



MARRIAGES 



3 Benjamin, 

4 Joseph. 

5 Matthias, 



of Scituate, widow Anna Doane. 26 Nov. 1747. 
of Coliasset, Betsey Stodder of Hing- 

Iiam, ^ 2 Mar- 1785. 

Deborah, dau. Matthew Gushing, — May 1648. 



MIDDLEBGROUGH (MASS.) RECORDS. 



i\l A R R I a G E S . 



1 Abiether, 



5 



3 Abigail, 



4 Ebenezer, 



Ebenezer, 

6 Elijah, 

7 Cephas, 

8 John, 

9 Eliakim, 

10 Joshua, 

11 Gideon, 

12 Ebenezer, 

13 Amos, 

14 Ebenezer, Jr 

15 MOLBOURN, 

16 Ebenezer, Jr 

17 Levi, 

18 John, 



Rebecca 

28 Mar. 



Joanna, dan. William and 

Rounsevill, 
Benjamin Chase 
Isaac, son of Deacon Amos and Eunice 

(Pierce) Nelson, She (Eunice) b. 15 

Oct. 1743, d. 27 May, 1783, m. 25 Ma\ 

Rev., m. Betsey, sister of above Isaac, 

(Ebenezer was previously Capt. in 

Col. Israel Fearing's Regt. 
Margery Leonard, 
Ruth Leonard, 
Hopestill Allen. 
Abigail Moss, 
Lois Thorner, 
Hope Benson, 
Keturah , 



\ 



6 Feb. 1 
11 Mar 

4 Feb. 

5 Jul. 



Silence Redding, 
Wealthv Hoskins, 
Betty Ellis, 
Meribah Chace, 
, Hannah Nelson, 
Betsey Nelson, 
Susannah Staples, 



3 Sep. 
17 Jan. 

29 Oct. 
26 Nov 
16 Mar, 
10 Mar 

INov 
28 Jul. 

30 Nov, 



1789. 



1769. 



745-6. 
. 1756. 
, 1762. 

1763. 

1764. 

1767. 

1769. 

1769. 
. 1772. 
. 1775- 
. 1788. 
. 1792. 

1797. 
. 1797. 



AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



49 



10 Setii. 

20 ElJSHA, 

21 Jaspku, 



Mollv Keed, 
Polly McCully, 
Beltv Leonard, 



13 Feb. 179S. 
22 Jiin.lTOS. 
18 Jan. 1705. 



BIRTHS 

22 The children of Zepiianiah and 

Sarah ( d. 5 Jan. 1799,) 
( ) Briiiiis. 

23 Lemuel, "" 28Jun. 1704. 



24 Dean 
25 



22 Jan. 1766. 



46 Stephen, 3 May 1796. 
d. 21 Mar. 1771. 

47 Levi, 14 Sep. 1771. 
{■t m. 28 July. 1797, Bet- 



sey Nelson.) 
48 Elisath, 



10 Feb. 1773. 



26 

27 
28 



The children of Ebenezer, Jr., 

and Hannah (^ Nelson) 49 The children of Lemuel 

Briaas, (m. 1 Nov. 1792. Abigail ( ) Brig- 

Daniel," 15 Dec. 1793. 50 Lemuel W. 28 Aug. 1 

Samuel, 8 Jun. 1797. 51 Sally, 12 Jun. 1 

Catherine, 3 Nov. 1798 



and 

gs. 

786. 

789. 



29 The Children 

Betsey ( — 

30 SU31NER, 

31 Nelson, 



32 Leonard, b. 9 

Hope 

33 Ansel, 

34 Rowland, 

35 Martha, 

36 Deborah, 
Keziah, 
Hope, 
Betsey, 
Joanna, 



37 

38 
39 
40 



of Levi and 
— ) Briggs. 

26 Jan. 1799. 

17 Nov. 1801. 



Mar. 1750, m. 
, and had 
26 Dec. 1781. 

4 Nov. 1783. 
3 Nov. 1785. 

28 Mar. 1788. 
12 Sep. 1790. 

5 May 1793. 
24 Dec. 1796. 
22 ]\Iav 1799. 



41 The children of Ebenezer, 2d 

and Elizabeth ( ) 

Briggs. 

42 Matilda, 26 Mar. 1762. 

43 Elizabeth, 24 Sep. 1763. 

d. 5 Mav, 1772. 

44 Abiather, * 18 Oct. 1765. 

(^ m. Joanna Boiinsevill 
28 Mar. 1789.) 

45 Ebenezer, 17 Jan. 1768. 

(hii. 1 Nov. 1792, Hannah 
Nelson.) 



52 Ebenezer, Jr. 

Betty Elli 

53 George, 

54 Jonathan, 

55 Silvanus, 

56 Tabitha, 

57 Ebenezer, 

58 Betsey, 

59 Asa, 



, m. 16 Mar. 

■i, and had 
14 Oct. 

2 Oct. 
12 Oct. 
17 Sep. 

4 Oct. 

6 Apl. 

9 Jnn. 



60 
61 

62 



Molly, 

Bennet, 

Sebre, 



(?1787.) 



9 Dec. 
17 Aug. 
26 Sep. 



1775, 

1775. 
1776. 

1778. 
1780. 
1782. 
1785. 
1785. 

1789. 
1792. 
1795. 



63 

64 

65 

m 

67 

68 



The children of Dean and Zil- 
phia (Bates) Briggs. 



Lucy. 
Asa Bates, 
Stephen Smith, 
Lemuel, 
Eliza. 



27 Jul. 
4 Mav 
22 Oct. 
16 Jun. 
16 Mar. 



1790. 
1792. 
1796. 
1799. 
1801. 



69 The children of Abiather and 



Joanna (- 

70 Abiather, 

71 Polly, 

72 Stephen, 

73 Rebecca, ] 

74 Matilda, 



— ) Briggs. 
9 Sep".l790. 
23 Jul. 1792. 

18 Jul. 1794. 

19 Apl. 1797. 



7^ 



50 A3fERICAN^ COLONIAL RECORDS. 




75 The children of Nathaniel and 


83 The children of 


Joseph and 


Mercy (- 


) Briggs. 


Abigail ( 


— ) Briggs. 


76 Mehitable, 


28 Jim. 1753. 


84 Joseph, 


14 Dec. 1756. 


77 Job, 


22 Oct. 1755. 


85 Ph(ebe, 


16JuL 1759. 


78 Mercy, 


7 Feb. 1758. 


86 Naomi, 


17 Apl. 1762. 


79 Nathaniel, 


13 Apl. 1760. 


87 Abigail, 


21 Mar. 1765. 


80 Mary, 


25 Dec. 1762. 


88 Jerusha, 


24 Jun. 1767. 


81 Sarah, 


2 Sep. 1765. 






82 Hannah, 


15 Jul. 1767. 








PEMBROKE (MASS.) RECORDS. 






M A R R ] 


[ A G E S - 





1 Ruth, 

2 Elisha, 

3 John, 

4 William, 



Abner Magoon, 
Laurentia Hall, 
Hannah Bearse, Jr, 
Nabby Briggs, 



14 Oct. 1765. 
20 Nov. 1777. 
24 Feb. 1780. 
29 Nov. 1787. 



1 Samuel, 

2 Samuel Jr., 

3 Seth, 

4 Israel, 

5 Augustus, 



PLYMOUTH (MASS.) RECORDS. 

marriages. 

of Plymouth, Mary Perkins, of Ply- 
mouth, 16 Oct. 1836. 
Amelia A- Burt, 24 Mar. 1833. 
of Rochester, Lucy Bartlett, ' 3 Apl. 1783. 
of Wareham, Nancy Clark, Jun. 1816. 
Mary 0- Finney, 6 Jun. 1839. 



births. 

6 Children of Samuel and Sarah: 10 Jerusha, 

his wife, ; 11 Cornelius, 

7 Samuel, b. 21 Sep. 1805. : 12 Isaac, 

8 Harvey, 17 Feb. 1808, 13 Henry, 

9 Lewis, 



8 Apl. 1810. \ 14 Sarah, 

REHOBOTH (MASS.) RECORDS. 
births. 



1 The children of Abiel, and 

Elsie ( ) Briggs. 

2 Stephen, 1 Sep. 1729. 

d. 13 Sep, 1735. 

3 Jemima, 5 Apl. 1731. 

d. 13 Mar. 1747. 

4 Abiel, 19 Apl. 1733. 



5 Alis, 

«i Elizabeth, 

7 Phcebe, 

8 Stephen 

d. 31 Mar. 1747' 

9 Silent, 



17 Feb. 


1813 


2 JuL 


1816 


24 Oct. 


1819 


16 Jun. 


1822 


17 Apl. 


1825 



4 May 1735. 

27 Oct. 1737. 

8 Apl- 1740. 

b. 27 Aug. 1742. 



AMEEICAJSr COLONIAL BF.CORDS. 



51 



10 Sarah, 4 Oct. 1745. 

d. 13 ]\rar, 1747. 

11 RoKKRT, 1 Feb. 1748. 

12 Abigail, 2.5 Aug. 1749. 

13 Mary, 5 Aug. 1750. 

14 Philip, 30 Dec. 1752. 



15 The chilli ren of Thomas and 



Hannah ( 



■) Eri 






16 Deliverance, 11 Jun. 1712. 



d. 1 
17 Joshua, 
* 18 Sarah, 

19 Hannah, 

20 Silence, 



Mar, 1731. 

25 Nov. 1714. 

5 Jan . 1717. 
25 May 1724. 

5 Jul. 1729. 



d. 6 July 1729. 



21 The children of 

(17) and Sarah (- 
Briggs. 

22 Anne, 

23 Joshua, 

24 Deliverance, 

25 Caleb, 



Joshua, 
— ) 



IG Jan. 1736. 
10 Mar. 1738. 

26 Sep. 1740. 

27 Feb. 1743. 



26 The children of 
and Sarah ( 



Nathaniel 
— ) Briggs. 



27 

28 



Elijah, 31 Jul. 

Nathan, 16 May 

(?m. 2 Nov. 1749, 
Lee, of Rehoboth.) 

Samuel, 11 Nov. 

Sara, 19 Apl. 

Mary, 24 Jun. 

32 Ebenezer, 24 Mar. 

33 Abigail, 12 Dec. 

34 Squier, 27 Sep. 

d. 27 Oct. 1740. 



29 
30 
31 



1720. 

1723. 

Mary 

172.5. 
1727. 
1729. 
1731. 
1734. 
1737. 



35 Abiel, Jr. m. ?19 May 1754 

Judith (?Titus), and had, 

36 JosiAH, 20 Dec. 1755. 



37 The children of Peter and 



Abigail (■ 

38 Sanford, 

39 Sophia, 

40 John, 

41 ABKiAIL, 



■) 



Briffgs, 



o6 

15 Aug. 1771. 

26 Dec. 1776. 

16 Dec. 1780. 

27 Jun. 1786. 



42 The children 

Phebe ( — 

43 Nathan, 

44 Joseph, 



of 



Nathan and 
-) Briggs. 
16 May 1777. 
6 Mar. 1781. 



marriages 



45 Seth, of Altleboro, Hanna Whitaker, of Reho- 

both, 22 Jan. 1735. 

46 Sarah, of Rehoboth, John Jones, of Rehoboth, 10 Feb. 1744. 

47 Abiel, of Rehoboth, Judith Titus, of Rehoboth, 19 May 1754. 

48 Joshua, of Rehoboth, Anna Lumbard, of Reho- 

both, 24 Oct. 1756. 

49 Bethiah, of Rehoboth, Aaron Goif, of Rehoboth, 25 Oct. 1779. 

50 Edward, of Dighton, Lorana Horton, of Swansey, 16 Jun. 1799. 



1 Eliza, 

2 Sarah, 

3 Lydia, 

4 Samuel, 

5 John, Jr. 



ROCHESTER (MASS.) RECORDS. 



-MARRIAGES 



David Nye, 
Philip Cannon, 
Newbury Morse, 
Eliza Besse, 
Catherine Clapp, 



21 May 1733. 

3 Aug. 1734. 

4 Apl. 1739. 
14 Jul. 1746. 
24 Jul. 1756. 



-•2. 



52 



AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



6 Samuel, 


Susan Nye, 




25 Oct. 1761. 


7 Nathaniel, 


Mary Parker, 


I Aug. 1762. 


8 John, 


Desire Griffiths, 


3 Mar. 1766. 


9 Patience, 


Lewis Randall, 


20 Apl. 1766. 


10 John, Jr., 


Beulah Hammond, 


22 Mar. 1767. 


1 1 Lydia, 


Elijah Bates, 


18 Nov. 1770. 


12 Nathan, 


Mary Hammond, 


26 May 1773. 


13 Isaac, 


Lois Mendall, 


13 Nov. 1775. 


14 Martha, 


Elisha Swift, 


18 Dec. 1775. 


15 Bathsheba, 


Jonathan Tripp, 


9 Sep. 1776. 


i6 Hallett, 


Joanna Green, 


24 Jan. 1789. 


17 Anne, 


John Ellis. 


12 Aug. 1794. 


18 Lydia, 


Jonathan Delano, 


9 Jun. 1781. 


19 Silas, 


Elizabeth Leach, 


26 Jun. 1782. 


20 Jesse, 


Betsey Jenne, 


8 Dec. 1782. 


21 Skth, 


Lucy Bennett, 


9 Feb. 1783. 


22 Elisha, 


Deborah Delano, 


14 Dec. 1783. 


23 Ruth, 


Cliarles Bourne, 


16 Jul. 1798. 


24 Philip, 


Mary Cowing, 


Dec. 1778.. (?88.) 


25 Dorothy, 


N. Ruggles, 


27 Mar. 1784. 


26 Arnold, 


Rhoda Benson, 


1 Oct. 1785. 


27 Samuel, 3d., 


Eliza Randall, 


8 Oct 1785. 


28 Susannah, 


Maltiah Bennett, 


13 Dec. 1781. 


29 Cornelius, 


Eliza Keen, 


24 Nov. 1795. 


30 Eliza, 


Ephraim Allen, 


10 Nov. 1795. 


31 Nathaniel, 


Betsey Clapp, 


15 Jan. 1797. 


32 Elisha, 


Charity Oliver, 


30 Jul. 1797. 


33 Nathaniel, 


Briggs, 


6 Aug. 1 799. 




births. 




34 The children 


of John and Ruth 


50 The children 


of Cornelius and 


( ) Brisks- 


Thankful 


( ) Briggs. 


35 Keziah, 


6 Sep. 1702. 


51 John, 


22 N0V.T73O. 


36 Sarah, 


12 Mar. 1703-4. 


52 Ruth, 


12 May 1732. 


37 Cornelius, 


16 Nov. 1706. 


.53 Nathaniel, 


21 Jul. 1733. 


38 Silas, 


8 Sep. 1708. 


.54 Ruth, 


25 May 1735. 


39 John, 


7 Jul. 1711. 


55 Elisha, 


8 Mai-. 1738. 


40 SA:\ruEL, ] 

41 Elizabeth, \ 


5 Jun. 1718. 


56 Susannah, 

57 Zephaniah, 


20 Jun. 1739. 
29 Dec. 1742. 


42 The children 


of Sa:muel and 


58 The children 


of Jedediah and 


Lydia ( — 


) Briggs. 


Jedidah (■ 


) Briggs. 


43 Jedediah, 


27 Nov. 1708. 


59 Mary, 


11 Oct. 1734. 


44 Ebenezer, 


21 Apl. 1711. 


60 John, 


19 Aug. 1737. 


45 Samuel, 


27 Dec. 1713. 


61 Abner, 


10 Aug. 1739. 


46 Nathan, 


21 Sep. 1716. 


62 Jesse, 


2 Mar. 1741. 


47 Lydia, 


9 Dec. 1719. 






48 Seth, 


23 Dec. 1723. 






49 Deborah, 


15 Nov. 1726. 







AM Eli re AX COLONIAL EEC EDS. 



53 



63 The chiklren 

Sarah ( 

64 SA:MrEL, 

65 Sarah, 

(SiS Bknmamtx, 

67 KiTii, 

68 Silas, 

69 Arnold, 



ol" Silas 

— ) Briii'ii's 

5 P\4). 

19 Oct. 

19 Oct. 



11(1 



1731. 
1733. 
]5. 



173^ 



11 Apl. 1737. 

25 Mar. 1741. 

8 Oct. 1743. 



96 Samuel, 

97 Joanna, 

98 Polly, 

99 Isaac, 

100 Israel, 

101 Lois, 

102 Ruth, 



14 Apl. 1781. 
11 Apl. 1784. 

14 May 1790. 
19 Nov. 1793. 



70 

71 

72 



73 



74 

75 
76 

77 
78 
79 
80 
81 
82 



The children of John and Ket- 

nrah ( ) Briiiii;s. 

Susanna, 22 Nov. 1749. 

Cornelius, 9 Jun. 1764. 



103 Samuel, (Oapt.) m. 25 Oct. 
1761, Susannah, dau. Icha- 
bod Nye, of Middleboro, 
and had 



The children of 
(d. 30 June, 
Briii'iis. 

John, 

Dorcas, 

Elisha, 

Isaac, 

Cornelius, 

Elisha, 

Ruth, 

Rebecca, 

Mary, 



John and Mary 

1791,) ( :) 



20 Jan. 

29 Dec 
14 Mar. 1 

4 Mav 
13 Sep. 

30 Jun. 
26 Oct. 

8 Mav 
30 Mar. 



1740. 
. 1742. 
744-5. 

1747. 

1749. 

1751. 

17.53. 

17.5.5. 

1 64. 



83 The children of Nathaniel and 



Mary (— 

84 Drusilla, 

85 Polly, 

86 Nathaniel, 



■) Briii'ii's. 
13 Mav 1765. 
3 Auo". 1767. 
20 Aus. 1772. 



87 The children of John, Jr., and 

Beulah( Hammond) Brii^iis. 

88 Bathsheba, 3 Auo-. 1767. 

89 Berenice, 10 Sep. 1770. 

90 Charity, 22 Jun. 1774. 

91 Elizabeth, , 

92 Keziah, 19 Aug. 1778. 



93 The children of Isaac and Lois 

(Mendall) Briiiiis. 

94 Reuben, 16 Oct. 1776. 

95 Elisha, 1 Apl. 1778. 

9 



104 Lyuia, 


17 Mar. 


1763. 


105 Sarah, 


2 Feb. 


1765. 


106 Ezra, 


23 I\Iav 


1767. 


107 Ephraim, ^ 


13 Jul. 


1 769. 


108 Ichabod, 


28 ^lar 


1772. 


109 Stephen, 


22 Jul. 


1 774. 


110 Nathaniel, 


"I'i Ann' 


.1776. 


111 Susanna, 


28 Dec 


1778. 



112 

113 
114 
115 



The children of Seth and Lucy 

(Bennett) Brigiis. 
Lydia, 23 Jun. 1784.. 

Seth, 3 Jan. 1788. 

Deborah, 20 May 1790. 



116 The children of Eli.jah and 



117 
118 
119 
120 
121 
122 



123 

124 

125 
126 

127 

128 
129 
130 



Ruth (- 
Elliaii, 
Ruth, 
Philip, 
Caleb, 
Silence, 
Susannah, 



) Briiiii's. 

11 Ana. 1759. 
8 Oct. 1760. 
17 Dec. 1764. 
28 Dec. 1769. 
26 Jan. 1771. 
5 Jan. 1773. 



The children Elisha and Deb 
orah (Delano) Briiigs 



Celia, 

Clement, 

Clarissa, 

Seth, 

Harriet, 

Jabez D. 

Elisha, 



1 Nov. 1785. 
13 Jan. 1788. 
26 Nov. 1789. 

10 A uu. 1791. 
23 Mar. 1794. 

11 Oct. 1797. 
15 Feb. 1801. 



5Jf 



AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



131 
132 

-j QQ 



OO 



131 
135 



The Children of Silas and 
Elizabeth (Leach) Briii;2;s. 

1783. 
1 786. 
1798. 
1792. 
1795. 



John, 

Jacob, 

Rhoda, 

Silas, 



136 Polly, 



1 Am 
8 Feb. 

29 Sep. 
8 Sep. 

21 Mar. 



and 



137 The children of Philip 

Mary (Oowinti) Briggs. 

138 Eli.jah 21 Mar. 1790, 

139 Mary, 21 May 1792. 



140 The children of Arnold and 
Rhoda (Benson) Briggs. 



142 Susanna, 


5 Nov. 


1786. 


143 John, 


29 Apl. 


1788. 


144 Priscilla, 


26 Jun. 


1791. 


145 Arnold, 


26 Mar. 


1793. 


146 Philip, 


31 July 


1791. 


147 Cyrus, 


Sep. 


1797. 


148 Peleg, 


13 Feb. 


1799. 



deaths, 



149 John, 

150 Cornelius, 

151 Sarah, 

152 Silas, 

153 Mary, 



wife of Silas, 
wife of John, 



2 Mar. 


1728 


17 Jim. 


1764 


9 Jan. 


1783. 


30 Mar. 


1790 


30 Jun. 


1791 



SANDWICH (MxVSS.) RECORDS. 

BIRTHS. 



1 Samuel, m. 

issue 

2 Elizabeth, b. 30 Feb. 1665. 

3 Benet (? Ruth) 14 Oct. 1667. 



and had i 4 Ebenezer, 

5 Samuel, 

6 Hannah, 



9 Jun. 1671. 
12 Dec. 1673. 
14 Feb. 1675. 



TAUNTON (MASS.) RECORDS. 



BIRTHS 



1 Children of Rebekah Briggs and 

Nathaniel Thaver, Jr. 

2 Nathaniel, b. il Oct. 1693. 



3 Children of Willia^si Briggs and 

Elizabeth Lincoln. 

4 Sarah, b. 5 July 1694. 



5 Children of Elizabeth Briggs 
and Elkanali Bobit. 



6 Elkanah 

7 Damaris, 

8 Dorkas, 

9 hopestill, 

10 Elizabeth, 

11 Mercie, 



b. 22 Apl. 1690. 

18 Jun. 1691. 

12 Aug. 1693. 

11 Sep. 

6 Mar. 



1695. 
1698. 
30 Dec. 1699. 



AMERICAN COLONIAL BECOEDS. 



55 



12 Children of WTLLiA:\r Briiiiis. 

13 William, b. 25 Jan. IHCT-S. 

14 Thomas, , 

15 Sarah- ^^^ 



rins. - 



16 P]lizabeth, 

17 Hana, 

18 Mary, 

19 Matiiew, 

20 John, 



9 Sep. 
10 Sep. 
14 Mar. 

4 Nov. 
14 Ang. 

5 Feb. 
19 Mar. 



1(;()9. 
1()()9. 
1071. 
1(172. 
1674. 
1676. 
1680. 



28 Oliildren of Thomas Briggs 

(and Abigail Thaver?) 

29 Sarah, b. 10 l)ec. 1693. 

30 Thomas, 9 Oct. 1()90. 

31 Nathaniel, 18 Jnn. 1695. 



21 Children of Joxathan Brisrgs. 

22 Jonathan, b. 15 Mar. 16()8. 

23 David, 6 Dec. 1669. 



^9 



24 Children of Hugh Briggs (and 

Martha Everson, m, 1 Mar. 
1682-3.) 

25 Barshaba, b. 11 Jan. 1683. 

26 John, 15 Sep. 1686. 

27 Mehitable, 15 July 1687. 



36 
37 
38 
39 
40 
41 



Children of Rich 



33 William, 

34 Rebaka, 

35 Richard 1st, 



John, 

Joseph, 

Ben.jamin, 

Richard, 2d, 

Hana, 

Samuel, 



42 Mary, 

43 Mehitable, 



b. 



ARD Briggs. 
21 Nov.^1663. 
15 Ang. 1665. 
7Api. 1668. 
26 Feb. 1669. 
15 Jim. 1674. 
15 Sep. 1677. 
12 Jan. 1679. 

17 Feb. 1681. 
20Apl. 1683. 

1 Jan. 1686. 

18 Jnn. 1689. 



marriages. 



44 William, Sarah Macumber, of Marshfiekl, 



52 
53 
54 



45 Richard, 

46 Hugh, 

47 Tho:\[as, 

48 William, 

49 Samuel, 

50 Hannah, 

51 Mary, 
Hannah, 
Amos, 
Mary, 

55 Experience, 

56 Mary, 

57 Rebekah, 

58 William, 

59 Elizabeth, 

60 Jacob, 

61 Samuel, 

62 Thomas, 

63 Daniel, 

64 Jesse, 

65 Solomon, 
QQ Nathan, 



Rebecca Hoskins, of Lakenhara, 

Martha Everson, of Plymouth, 

son of William, Abigail Thayer, 

son of Richard, Constant Lincoln, 

Mary Hall, 

Samuel Waldron, 

Jacob Staple, 

Robert Woodward, 

Sarah Pain, 

Benjamin Caswell, 

Samuel Myrick 

John Forrest, 

Nathaniel Thayer, Jr., 

son of William, Elizabeth Lincoln 

Elkanah Bobit, 

of Orange, Abigail Makel, 

Abigail Goodwin, 

Keturah Hatch, 

Deborah Versa, 

Elizabeth Fisher, 

Experience Paige, 

Mercy Briggs, 



30 Nov. 166.5. 

or 6 Nov. 1666. 

15 Aug. 1662. 

1 Mar. 1683-4. 
24 Oct. 1689. 
13 Jul. 1687. 
27 Jul. 1692. 
17 Apl. 1693. 
15 Sep. 1696. 

2 Apl. 1705. 

2 Jan. 1705-6. 
17 Mar. 1706-7. 



29 Mar. 
24 Jul. 
11 Feb. 
13 Oct. 



1711. 
1712. 
1690. 
1693. 

1639. 
1786. 



25 Jun. 

6 Feb. 

29 Nov. 1728. 

1 Oct. 1702. 

29 May 1734. 

8 Apl. 1736. 

23 Mar. 1747-8. 

27 Feb. 1723-4. 



56 



AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



67 Joseph, 

68 Timothy, 

69 William, 

70 Isaac, 

71 Ezra, 

72 Daniel, 

73 Israel, 

74 Dean, 

75 Enos, 

76 Abraham, 

77 David, 

78 Nathan, 

79 Daniel, Jr., 

80 Elisha, 

81 JOTHAM, 

82 Noah, 

83 Eliphalet, 

84 Job, 

85 Gideon, 

86 Moses, 

87 Abigail, 



Tliankl'ul Paine, 
Bathsheba Mitchell, 
Mehitable Blake, 
Ursule Macomber, 
Betsey Tisdale, 
Sally iviii^inan, 
8iiiai Macomber, 
Pluldali Thayer, 
Lydia Hod^es, 
Abig;ail Presho, 
Sarah Witherell, 
Charity Smith, 
Mehitable Dean, 
Abigail Pool, 
Phebe Andrews 
Elizabeth Trnmble, 
Abigail Gary, 
Sarah Harvey, 
Abigail Blake, 
Deborah Codding, 
Joel Harvey, 



27 May 


1756. 


14 Aug. 


1746. 


16 Jun. 


1696. 


19 Nov. 


1730. 


— Mar. 


1776, 


11 Oct. 


1787. 


21 Mar. 


1791. 


14 Jul. 


1790. 


12 Feb. 


1799, 


22 Mar. 


1770. 


11 Jan. 


1753, 


2 Sep. 


1766, 


18 Dec. 


1766, 


12 Nov. 


1767 


2 Jun. 


1768, 


17 Aug, 


, 1733. 


28 Nov. 


1734, 


30 Mav 


1775. 


10 Oct. 


1777. 


24 May 


1778, 


2 Feb. 


1779. 



88 Sarah, 



deaths. 

wife of William of Taunton, 
wife of Nathan, 

89 Benjamin, 2d, 

90 Samuel, (old,) 

91 Nathaniel, 2d, child of, 

92 Nathaniel, 2d, child of, 

93 Granny, (old of Squabetty,) 

94 Abraham, (his wife,) 

95 Lydia, dau of Daniel, 

96 Elisha, (child of,) 

97 Nathaniel, (Lieut.,) 



98 Sarah, 

99 Judith, 

100 Mary, 

101 Isaac, 

102 James, 

103 Jacob, 



(dau. of Walter?) 

(Mrs) widow of Nathaniel, 

dau. of Nathaniel, 

the eldest, 
of Squabetty, 



20 Mar. 1680-1. 


— Mar. 


1762 


29 May 


1767. 


21 Apl. 


1768. 


24 Mav 


1768. 


9 Jun. 


1768. 


Oct. 


1771, 


5 Nov. 


1768. 


31 Dec. 


1771. 


— Apl. 


1772. 


14 Aug. 


, 1773, 


28 Jun. 


1774, 


22 Nov. 


1774. 


29 Jun. 


1776. 


— Nov. 


1778. 


26 Oct. 


1783. 


13 Feb. 


1784. 



WRENTHAM (MASS.) RECORDS. 
1 Nathaniel, ra. 16 June 1720, Judith Guild. 



A3IERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



57 



WEYMOUTH (MASS.) RECORDS. 



U I R T H S 



1 Remember and Mary Briggs, 

had children, 

2 Samuel, b. 4 Nov. lOSH. 

3 Mary, 24Ju1. KJSO. 

4 Joseph, 19 Aug. 1693. 



5 Clement and Joan (Allen) 

Briggs, had children, 

6 Thomas, 11- 4-1633. 

7 Jonathan, 14- 4-1635. 

8 David, 23-6-1640. 

9 Clemant, - 1-11-1642. 



YARMOUTH (MASS.) RECORDS. 

IMARRIAGES. 

1 Barnabas, of Nantucket, Abigail Ryder, 7;^^5Z/5/^ef/, 9 Oct. 1775. 



1 Nathan, 

2 Nathan, 

3 Edward, 



SWANSEY (MASS.) RECORDS. 



]\I A R R I A G E S 



of Rehoboth, Marv Lee, of Rehoboth, 2 Nov. 1749. 
of Wellington, Avis Fish, of Dighton, 11 Apl. 1820. 
of Dighton, Lorana Horton, Swansey, 16 Jun. 1799. 
at Rehoboth. 




THE TOWM BECORDS OF SCITUATE, MASS. 

With an attempt towards the tabulation of some of the descendants of 
WALTER BRIGGS, an early settler at that place, through the aid 
of said " Town Records," Deane's " History of Scituate," Barry's 
•' History of Hanover," " Historical Collections of the Essex Insti- 
tute," etc., by the author of this volume. 

The first settlers of Scituate came in by way of Plymouth, and 
some were of the first ship's company. A large addition came in 
1633, wdth Mr. Lathrop as their pastor. Previous to 1640 most of the 
population was from Hingham, Dorchester, Watertown, Weymouth, 
Nantucket, many were direct from London, and more, perhaps, from 
Dorsetshire, England. 



FIRST GENERATION.. 

1 WALTER BRIGGS appears in Scituate in 1051* when he pur- 
chased a farm of Mr. (Timothy?) Hatherly, on the north side of 
Farm Neck. The cove within the glades still bears the name of 
" Briggs' Harbor." He was long an useful man in the plantation. 

His will (see Plym. Col. Records,) dated 1684, mentions wife 
Frances, and the following children : 

SECOND GENERATION. 

2 John, b. 22 Dec. 1645,? d. 22 Mar. 1687. 

3 James, 1647,? d. 18 Aug. 1703. 

4 Cornelius, d. 20 Oct. 1694, a. 67? 

5 Hannah, m. Winslow. 



THIRD GENERATION. 

2 JOHN (C apt.) m. , and had 

6 Hannah, 8 Mav 1684. 

7 Deborah, 8 Oct. 1685, m. 15 Jun. 1699 (?) Dea. Thos: King, 

8 John, 28 Apl. 1687. 

* He is recorded as " able to bear arms" at Scituate 1643. 



AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 59 

3 JAMES, (Lieut.) m. 8 July, 1673, Rebecca (d. 1 Apl. 1740,) dau. of 

Dea. Josei)h Tilden, and had 
9 Joseph, 19 Feb. 1678. 

10 :\Iak.y, 14 JNIay 1682. 

11 Jajfes, 2 Feb. 1687, ni. 1706, Hannah Bailey. No fam. 

on record. 

12 Benjamin, 20 Jan. 1695-6, and perhaps others. (Hist- Scit.) 

4 CORNELIUS, (Ensign) m. L 20 Mar. 1677, Mary, (dau. of James 

Doughty) widow of Samuel Russell; 2. 6 ]May, 
1683, Mehital)le Annable, of Barnstable, and had 

13 Joseph, 29 Apl. 1679. 

14 CoRXELirs, 10 Dec. 1680, m. Ruth Barker, and rem. to (?) 

Swansev. 

15 James, 2 Mar. 1683-4. 



FOURTH GENERATION. 

6 HANNAH, m. 12 Jan. 1709-10, John Alden, Of Duxbury, and had 

John, 7 Oct. 1710, d. Oct. 1712. 

Samuel, 7 Nov. 1712. 

Judah, 10 Aug, 1714. 

Anna, 14 Jun. 1716. 

Deborah, 16 May 1721 , d. 2 Oct. 1730. 

Briggs, 8 Jun. 1723. had son Judah Alden, of Duxbury. 

Abrgail, 27 Feb. 1727. 

8 JOHN, m. 2 Dec. 1712, Deborah dau. of Hon. John Gushing, Sr., 

and had 

16 Deborah, 17i 3, m. Thomas Savage, of Boston. 

17 John, 1714. 

9 JOSEPH, m. Jan. 1703-4. Deborah Holbrook, and had, 

18 Cornelius, 26 Sep. 1705, m. 1741, Lydia Slodder (?Stoddard) 

and prob. rem. 

19 Mary, 26 Aug. 1707. 

20 John, 18 Dec. 1709. 

21 Joseph, 1714. 

22 Thankful, 

23 Hannah, 

24 Ezra, 1724, d. Hanover, 22 Oct. 1804, Rev. Sold. 

12 BENJAMIN, m. 7 Dec. 1719, Leah Merritt, and had, 

25 Leah, 22 Sep. 1720. 

26 Benjamin, 18 Oct. 1722. ? 

27 Deborah, 1 Jun. 1724. \^v ~L>^,,rv\ -• 

28 Rachel,' 13 Aug. 1730. ''^'^-^ W^ 

29 James, 16 Nov. 1735, living 1831. 



60 



A3IERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



13 JOSEPH, m. 1. 

30 Mary, 

31 Hannah, 

32 Judith, 



2 Feb. 1709-10, Mary Garrett, 2. Judith - 
and had, 
9 Oct. 1711. 

8 Feb. 1714. w. of Dea. Joseph Clapp, 1732. 
20 May 1725. w. of William Collier, 1748. 



15 JAMES, m. 1. 7 May 1713, Elizabeth Garrett, 

Hannah Stowell, and had, 

33 Elizabeth, 20 Dec. 1715. d. 29 Apl. 1723. 

34 John, 28 Sep. 1717. d. 3 Nov. 1717. 

35 John, 1 Jan. 1718. 



2. 4 Oct. 1716, 



36 James, 


27 Feb. 1719. 




37 Seth, (shipwright) 28 Aug. 


1721. at Scit 




July 1801. 




38 Job, 


28 Oct. 1722. d. 


9 Nov. 1722. 


39 Elisha, 


•26 Oct. 1723. 




40 Hannah, 


27 Nov. 1724. 




41 Rachel, 


23 Dec. 1726. 




42 Cornelius, 


3 Nov. 1728. d. 


26 Sep. 1769. ( 


43 William, 


23 Jul. 1731. d. 


3 Dec. 1815, 



d. Pembroke, 23 



FIFTH GENERATION. 

24 EZRA, of Hanover, Mass. m. Lydia Neal, she c1. 26 Nov. 1805, 

they had children, 
b. 1758, d. 2 Nov. 1815. 
d. unmarried, 
d. unmarried, 
b. 1764. d. 31 Dec. 1817. 
d. 14 May 1766. 
bap. 5 Oct. 1777. ra. Benj. D. Fillmore, and d. 12 

Jan. 1848. 
d, 27 Jul. 1806. 
d. 21 Feb. 1777. 
d. 24 Mav 1800. aet. 33. 



44 Ezra, 

45 Enoch, 

46 Charles, 

47 Nathaniel, 

48 Lydia, 

49 Lydia, 



50 MosES, 

51 Rachel, 

52 Sally, 

53 Joseph, 



bapt. 5 Oct. 1777. 



26 BENJAMIN, (Capt.) m. 1 Aug. 17.58, Rebecca Curtiss, and had, 

54 Benjamin, 23 Mav ]760. living 1831, 
- 55 Charles, 20 Sep. 1762. 

56 Paul, 25 Jan. 1765. 

57 Rebecca, 3 Oct. 1769. 

29 JAMES, (town clerk.) m. 17 July 1764, Rhoda Nash, and had, 



58 Betty, 

59 Shadrach, 

60 Bartlett, 

61 Polly, 

62 Joseph, 

63 Luther, 

64 George, 



30 Oct. 1766. 
16 Aug. 1769. 

7 Jun. 1772. 
10 Apl. 1775. 

1 Feb. 1777. 
25 Jan. 1779. 
21 Sep. 1781. 



AMFAtlCAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 61 

85 John, m. 11 Mav 1747, Abigail Neall, and had, 

65 John, 11 Jun. 1751. 

m Abigail, 11 Feb. 1753. 

67 Anna, 19 Oct. 1751. 

*68 Joseph, 29 Jan. 1756. 

69 Sabera, 10 Sep. 1757. 

' 70 Rebecca, 24 Aug. 1759. 

71 Elisha, 10 Aug. 1761. living 1831. 

72 Lydia, 24 Feb. 17()3. m. Elisha Turner, who d. bef. 1831. 

73 Deborah, 7 Dec. 1767. 

36 JAMES, Jr., m. (int.) 14 Dec. .745, Hannah Barker, (d. 16 May 

1792,) and had, 

74 Hannah, 31 Dec. 1746. 

75 Sarah, 3 Nov. 1748. d. young. 

76 Lucy, 15 Apl. 1751. d. voung. 

77 Ja3ies, 14 Mar. 1753. 

78 Sarah, ) „ Tulv 1755 

79 Lucy, f ^ '^"^•^ ^'^^• 

80 Thomas Barker, 13 Jul. 1757. 

37 SETH, (shipwright) m. 1745, Abigail Church, b. Scit. 11 Feb. 1726, 

d. Pembroke 3 Nov. 1795, and had 

81 Elisha, of Pembroke. 

82 Alden, of Pembroke. 

83 Thomas, of Milton. 

84 Enos, b. 29 July 1746, at Pembroke, d. Salem, 10 Oct. 1819. 

42 CORNELIUS, m. 23 Mav, 1753, Jerusha Church, and had 

85 Mary, 18 Dec. 1753. 

86 Cornelius, 5 Oct. 1757. 

87 Samuel, 12 Jan. 1762. 
t88 Jerusha,? 29 Jun. 1764. 
f89 Church,? i)i:>et:. 1768. 

43 WILLIAM, (shoemaker and farmer) m. (int.) 23 Mar. 1754, Eliz- 

abeth Copeland, and had 

90 Rachel, 19 Aug. 1755. 

91 Ruth, 13 Aug. 1757. 

92 AViLLiAM, 15 Mar. 1760. 

93 Elijah, 17 Julv 1762, d. 24 Aug. 1838. 

94 Lemuel, 25 Mar. 1765, 

95 Elizabeth 15 Julv 1767. 

96 John, 24 Fel). 1770. 

97 Charles, 8 Feb. 1773. 

98 Cornelius, 2 Aug. 1776. 

99 Huldah, 3 Sep": 1780, m. Maj. Pratt, of Scituate. 



* Hist. Scit. says Joshua. t Hist. Scit, giyes these as Joseph and Charles. 

10 



62 AMEHJCAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 

SIXTH GENERATION. 

44 Ezra, Jr., of Hanover, b. 1758, a Rev. sold, married 1. 13 Mav, 
1784, Maroaret, dau. of William Cnrtiss : she d. 16 Auji". 1788. 
2. 1 Mav, 1789, Lvdia Southward, of Duxbiirv, who d. 1 Mav, 
1840, a.' 74. He had children 

100 Martha d. 13 Au^. 1792. 

101 Eaciiel, l)ai). 22 Oct. 178(1 d. 13 Auo-. 1702. 

102 Ezra, bap. 21 Sep. 1788, d. 14 Feb. 1700. 

103 Hannah, b. Oct. 1789, d. 13 Aug. 1792. 

104 Ezra, b. 16 May 1791. m. Elizabeth Ficket, lives in Brain- 

tree, and has ch : 

105 Joseph b. 22 Dec. 1793, of whom below. 

106 Lydia, b. () Sep. 1795. 

107 Hannah, 1). 5 :Mar. 1799, m. 20 Fel>. 1823, Dea. Asa Brooks. 

108 Thomas J. b. 20 An-. 1801, d. 5 Mav 1808. 

109 Sarah W. 1). 3 Sep. 1803, m. 24 Apl. 1826, Judson Vining, of 

Hanover. 

110 Betsey, b. 19 Apl. 1805, m. (> Jun. 1831, Bev. J. M- Spear, 

of Boston. 

111 Martha, b. 22 Dec. 1808, m. 4 May 1828, David Vining, of 

Hanover. 

112 Thomas J. 1). 24 Sep. 1809, d. 20 Aug. 1813. 

54 BENJAMIN, (Capt.) m. 16 Nov. 1790, Sarah Pratt, of Cohasset, 
and had 

113 Billings, 1 Jan. 1792, living 1831, Boston. 

114 Sarah, 20 Apl. 1793. 

115 Polly, 29 Jun. 1794. 

116 SoFFA, 7 Apl. 1795. 

117 Paiu., 22 Mar. 1797, living 1831, Scituate. 

118 James Pratt, 23 Aug. 1799, living 1831, Watertown. 

119 Harriet, 20 Apt. ISOl. 

65 JOHN, 3rd., m. (int.) 6 Mar. 1779, Judith Collier, and had 

120 Susanna, 20 Feb. 1781. 

121 Jane, 18 Jan. 1783. 

122 Joe, 29 Oct. 1784. 

123 Judith, 16 Jul. 1788. 

124 Sophy, 24 Apl. 1791. 

125 Polly, 24 Sep. 1795. 

126 Lucy, 4 Jun. 1799. 

77 JAMES, 3rd., m. 17 May 1781, Deborah Clapp, (he d. 12 Oct. 
1792, she d. 11 Aug. 1782.) and had, 
Deborah Clapp, 11 Apl. 1782, d. 10 Aug. 1799. 

80 THOMAS BARKER, m. Lucy, dau. Dr. James Otis, and had 

127 Thomas, 

128 CusHiNG Otis, 

129 Henry, 

130 Deborah, 

131 Charles, 



«\ 



AMEJilCAN COLONIAL BECORDS. 63 



44- KLISIIA, in. 2 Oct. 1791, Abigail Foster, and had, 
182 Anna, 4. Inn. 179:}. 

\?)?> Sarau Jacob, 17 Mar. 1795. 

\?A Mahv Foster, T) .Mar. 1797. 

185 Hannah Stow ell, 8 Mar. 1799. 
i;]() Abigail Smith, 4 Mar. ISOl. 

137 John, 4 Nov. 1803. 

138 Joseph Working, -11 Jan. 1808. 

139 James, 23 May 1810. 

84 ENOS, m. Sarah (b. Pern. (> Feb. 1755, d. Salem, 9 Dec. 1833.) 
dan of Edward and Rachel (Gushing) Thomas, of Pern, and 
ir. d. of Isaac and Anne (Thomson) Thomas, who em. from 
Wales and purchased the upper parish of Pembroke, now 
called Hanson in Plymouth Co., Isaac d. 16 Mar. 1731, a. 49. 
Enos lived at Pern, several years, em. to Salem 1790, and 
and built the ship "Grand Turk," which was launched, 10 
Mar. 1791. He brought his family to Salem 4 Jnl. 1791. His 
ch. were, 

140 Sally, b. 25 Oct. 1778, d. 9 Apl. 185(), m. -j^' joVn Bott^^^'' 

141 Enos, 25 Mar. 1781, d. 9 Oct. 1837, m. Lucy A. Morse. 

142 Samuel, 10 Dec. 1783, d. Salem, 10 \1. Susan Whittemore. 

[Nov. 1859, m. "(2. Mary S. Bowles. 

143 Judith, 26 Aug. 1786, d. Salem 3 Sep. 1836, m. Geo. Dean 

144 Polly, 1 Mar. 1789, d. Salem 24 Mar. 1834, m. Nath. Cook 

145 Betsey, 19 Mar. 1792, d. Salem 7 Jan. 1814, unmarried. 

146 Rachel, 28 Feb. 17S)6, d. Sep. 1836, m. John Burley. 

The "Salem Gazette" of Oct. 12 1819 thus notices decease of P]nos, 
Sr.: "In this town Mr. Enos Briggs, a. 73, one of onr most 
valuable and Avorthy citizens. He came to this town from 
Pembroke in 1791 and has been eminent as a master ship- 
builder, from whose yard a great many of our best ships 
have been launched. He was also the master builder of the 
frigate, Essex, the work of which did him great credit in the 
eves of the nation. In his death his family suffer a severe 
loss.'' 

93 ELIJAH, m. 6 Aug. 1789, Hannah, dau. James and Prudence 
(Proctor) Buffinirton, of Salem, (she b. 30 Jan. 1787, d. Salem, 
29 May 1847,) they had. 

147 James B. 

148 William, 

149 Elizabeth, m. Rich'd. Wheatland- 

Elijah Briggs, was a shipwright by occupation. After his mariiage 
he purchased an estate in Scituate, where his family resided 
about seven years, when they removed to Salem and he 
located himself in the business of Ship-building. After the 
death of his cousin Enos, he took the yard in South Salem. 
where he superintended the building of several vessels. 



64 



A3rERICAR COLONIAL RECORDS. 



SEVENTH GENERATION. 

105 JOSEPH, m. 23 Apl. 1817, Jane Paine, of Newburyport. 
a farmer, and has children 



He is 



150 Jane, 

151 Joseph, 

152 John G. 

153 William S. 

154 Richard P. 

155 Maria A. 
] 56 Margaret H 

1 57 Charles B. 

158 Elbridge B. 



m, Silas G. Bates. 

b. 18 Apl. 1821, of whom below. 

11 Oct. 1823. 

21 Feb. 1826. 

21 Oct. 1828. 
4 Jul. 1831. 

29 Sep. 1833. 

29 Jan. 1838. 

13 Jun. 1840. 



EIGHTH GENERATION. 

151 JOSEPH, m. 24 Nov. 1842, Mary T. daii. of Lemnel Pwelley, 
and has children, 

159 Sarah F. b. 18 Aug. 1843. 

160 Joseph A. b. 8 May 1851. 



The following: are found in Scituate Records and possibly 
may be of the family of WALTER, the emigrant. 

1 The children of Cornelius 2 John, b. Scit. 30 .Ian. 1737. 

Briggs (alias Wade, a son 3 Jane, '' " 14 Sep. 1739. 

of Sarah, dau. Thomasjl Reuben, " " IS Apl. 1741. 
Wade,) and Jane, his wife. d. 25 Apl. 1741. 

(they em. to Maine before j 5 Sarah, 9 May 1742. 

1750. I 



SCITUATE (MASS.) RECORDS. 



6 James, 

7 Cornelius, 

8 Deborah, 

9 Joseph, 

10 Thomas, 

11 Cornelius, 

12 Hannah, 

13 Joseph, 

14 Deborah, 



marriages. 

Rebecca, dau. Dea. Joseph Tilden, 8 Jul. 1673. 

of Scituate jMarv, widow of Samuel 

Russell. ' 20 Mar. 1677. 

Deacon Thomas King, 15 Jun. 1609. 

Deborah Holbrook, — Jan. 1703-4. 

of Taunton, Keturah Hatch, of Scit- 
uate, 11 Oct. 1702. 

Ruth Barker, 24 Oct. 1706. 

of Scituate, John Alden, of Dux- 
bury, 12 Jan. 1709-10. 

Mary Garrett, 2 Feb. 1709-10. 

George King, 12 Jul. 1710. 



AMEBIC AX COLONIAL RECORDS. 



65 



15 

1(5 

17 

18 

19 

20 

21 

22 

23 

24 

25 

2^) 

27 

28 

29 

80 

31 

32 

33 

34 

35 

36 

37 

38 

39 

40 

41 

42 

43 

44 

45 

4() 

47 

48 

49 

50 

51 

52 

53 

54 

55 

56 



Deborali Ciisliing;, 

Elizabeil) (larrett, 

Hannah Bayle, 

Hannah Stowell, 

Judith Litc'lilield, 

Josiah Litchlield, 

Leah Merritt, 

John Holmes, 

Abigail Neall, 

Rhoda Nash, 

Lydia Neall, 

E"liab Studley, 

widow Sarah Morey, 

John Oudworth Jr., 

Joseph Clapp, 

Nathaniel Goodspeed, 

Lydia Stodder, 

Josiah Damon, 

Judith Damon, 

Jerusha Church, 

of Norton, Remember Litchfield, 

Caleb Merritt, 

Simeon Yinal, 

Ebenezer Eelms, 

Elisha Turner, 

Asa Merritt, 

Miriam Sylvester, 

Rebecca Curtiss, 

widow Anna Doane, 

Deborah Thomas, of Pembroke, 

Elizabeth Smith, of Pembroke, 
Benjamin Jr., Sarah Pratt, of Cohasset, 
Ruth, William Cashing, of Pembroke, 

James 3rd, Deborah Clapp, 

Asa Copeland, of Norton, 

Sarah Collier, 

Samuel Nash, v 

Thomas Barker, Lucy Otis, 
Hannah, Joshua Clap, 

Elisha, Abigail Foster, 

Elizabeth, Elijah Sylvester, of Hanover, 
Polly Silas Litchfield, 



John, 

James, 

James Jr., 

James, 

Joseph Jr., 

Mary, 

Benjamin, 

Hannah, 

John, 

James, 

Ezra, 

]Mary, 

Joseph, 

Mary, 

Hannah, 

Deborah, 

Cornelius, 

Leah, 

John, 

Cornelius, 

Solomon, 

HULDAH, 

Sarah, 

Judith, 

Lydia, 

Betty, 

Joseph, 

Benjamin, 

Benjamin, 

John, 

Charles. 



Rachel Jr., 

ICHABOD, 

Jerusha, 



2 Dec. 

7 May 
24 Dec. 

4 Oct. 
20 Feb. 



1712. 
1713. 
1716. 
1716. 
1717. 



29 Dec- 1712. 



7 

2 

11 

17 

9 



Dec. 1719. 
Dec. 1746. 
May 1747. 
Jul. 17<)4. 
Dec. 1764. 
10 Apl. 1729. 

14 Jan. 1730. 
13 Jan. 1731. 
21 Dec. 1732. 

18 Aug. 1735. 
9 Apl. 1741. 

23 Feb. 1743. 

19 Aug. 1744. 

23 May 1753. 

15 Dec. 1760. 

24 Nov. 
21 Mar. 

3 Sep. 
28 Oct. 

15 Jun. 
28 Mar, 

1 Aug. 
26 Nov. 
23 Oct. 

7 Jun. 

16 Nov. 
13 Nov. 

17 May 

25 Oct. 
30NoV;,^.^--. 
13 Jinr 1784. 
10 Oct. 1784. 
21 Oct. 

2 Oct. 
13 Oct. 

7 Sep. 



1799. 
1793. 
1789. 
1792. 
1788. 
1798. 
1758. 
1747. 
1796. 
1795. 
1790. 
1796. 
1781. 
1781. 
.1783. 



1787, 
1791. 
1791. 
1794. 



i)i 



Mary, 



58 James, 

59 Ruth, 

60 Rachel, 

61 Seth, 



intentions of marriage. 

of Pembroke, Benj. Turner, of 

Scituate, 
Margaret Stetson, 
of Pembroke, Caleb Turner Jr., 
Samuel Curtis, 
Abigail Church, 



2 Aug. 1735. 
24 Aug, 1739. 
10 Mar. 1738. 
26 Oct. 1745. 

2 Nov. 1745. 



66 



AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



62 James Jr., 

63 Deborah, 

64 Judith, 



65 

m 

67 

69 
70 
71 

72 



Joseph Jr. 

James, 

William, 

Ezra, 

Ruth, 

John 3d., 

Elijah, 

Debby, 



Hannah Barker, 

Thomas Mann Jr. 

William Collier, of Boston, 

Rachel Bailey, 

Anna Stetson, 

Elizabeth Copeland, 

Joanna Cudworth, 

Jonathan Collier, of Hull, 

Judith Collier, 

Hannah Buffington, of Salem, 

Nehemiah Gushing, of Hinghara, 



14 Dec. 

15 Jan. 
30 Dec. 
10 Mar. 
30 Aug. 
23 Mar. 
27 Nov. 
30 Oct. 

6 Mar. 
17 Jan. 
25 Nov. 



1745. 
1746. 
1748. 
1749. 
1751. 
1754. 
1756. 
1761. 
1779. 
1789. 
1799. 



73 John, 

74 James, 

75 Elizabeth, 

76 Mary, 

77 John, 

78 Job, 

79 Elizabeth, 

80 Rebecca, 

81 Reuben, 

82 Margaret, 

83 Cornelius, 

84 Samuel, 

85 Deborah, 

86 James 3rd., 

87 Deborah Cl 

88 Hannah, 



DEATHS. 

Capt. son of Walter, 

aet. 42 y. 3 mos. 
Lieut, son of Walter, 

aet. 58 y. 
(Garrett) wife of James, 
(Garrett) wife of Joseph Jr. 
son of James and Hannah (Stowell,) 
son of James and Hannah (Stowell) 
dau. James, 

( Ti 1 d en) widow of J a mes , 
son of Cornelius, 
(Stetson) wife of James, 

son of Cornelius, 
wife of James 3rd., 

APP, dau of James 3rd., 
wife of James, ' 



22 Mar. 


1687. 


18 Aug. 


1703. 


28 Dec. 


1715. 


8 Feb. 


1714. 


3 Nov. 


1717. 


9 Nov. 


1722. 


29 Apl. 
1 Apl. 

25 Apl. 

30 Mar. 


1723. 
1740. 
1741. 
1751. 


26 Sep. 
30 Oct. 


1769. 
1769. 


11 Aug, 


,1782. 


12 Oct. 


1792. 


10 Aug, 


, 1799. 


16 May 


1792. 




AMERICAN COLOKIAL RECORDS. 



67 



RECORDS OF THE TOWN OF NORTON (MASS.) 

BIRTHS. 



27 



1 The children of John,* and j 26 

Hannah (^Rockett,) 

2 Rachal, b. 21 Aug. ITlo. 

3 Bahshaba, 30 Oct. 1717. 

4 John, 15 Jul. 1720. 

5 Jabes, 29 Jun. 1723. 

6 Hannah, died 4 Nov. 1729. 



Nathaniel, 

RUFUS, 



d. 23 ^lav 1749. 



23 Aug. 1743. 
14 Apl. 1749. 



[28 John, 

129 RuFUS, 

1 30 Lydia, 
!31 Chi.oe, 



3 Jun. 

7 Feb. 
30 Aug 



1747. 

1750. 

, 1753. 



14 Feb. 1705. 



7 The children 

Mary ( — 

8 Timothy, 

9 George, 
10 James, 



of Richard and 
■) 



32 



b. 3 Jan. 1712-3. 

19 Jun. 1715. 

16 Mar. 1718-9. 



33 
11 Joseph, m. 20 Oct. 1718, Ma- 3^ 

hitable Hall, and had. 



12 Mehitable, 

13 Elizabeth, 

14 Joseph, 



b. 11 Jan. 1720. 

25 Aug. 1723. 

3 Jun. 1730. 



35 
36 

37 



Timothy, (d. 11 Apl. 1803,) m. 

1. 13 July 1738, Mary , 

(d. 17 Oct. 1751,) both of 

Norton. 2. , 

, who d. 4 Aug. 1798, 

and had, 

Deborah, 

Timothy, 

Mary, 

Susannah, 

d. 18 May 1751 

Jonathan, 3 Sep 



4 Dec. 1741. 
27 Apl. 1745. 

4 May 1747. 
24 Sep. 1750. 



1752. 



15 Phinehas, m. 27 Dec. 

Esther (?Hinney) of 
ton, and had, 

16 Hannah, 3 Sep. 

d. 22 May 1742. 

17 Esther. 25 Sep. 

18 Phineas, 30 Sep. 

d. Apl. 1747. 

19 Stephen, 9 Apl. 

20 Hannah, 13 Aug. 

21 Eunice, 14 Apl. 

22 Phineas, 15 Apl. 

23 Abigail, 4 Feb. 

24 Daniel, 15 Jan. 

d. Oct. 1754. 



1739. 
Nor- 

1740. 

1741. 

1743. 

1745. 
1746. 
1748. 
1750. 
1752. 
1754. 



8 George, m. 16 Feb. 1737, Pa- 
tience Gay. (d. 28 Aug. 
1741) both of Norton, and 
had, 
39 Job, 6 Jun. 1741. 



25 John 3rd., m. 12 Mar. 1741, 
Lydia Finney both of Nor- 
ton, and had, 



40 George, ra. 6 

Wilkinson 
and had, 

41 George, 

42 Jacob, 
Amos, 
Hepsebath, 
Patience, 
Joel, 

(?clei\ 
Mass.) 
47 Moses, 



43 
44 

45 
4() 



"•ym 



Jan. 1742, Sarah 
both of Norton, 

6 Nov. 1743. 

9 Apl. 174.5. 
24 Sep. 1748. 

9 Apl. 1751. 

1 Nov. 1753. 

15 Apl. 1757. 

an at Stonghton 

13 Nov. 1760. 



* .ToHX Jr. (Deacon) called "John 2n(l. and Senior," supposed son of Williaui 
and Sarah (Macomber) Brioos b. 10 Mar. 1680, ni. ante. 1713, Hannah Rockett 



and perhaps 2. wife 17'21, Hannali Wetherell. 
tions 8 children. 



Will probated 2(5 Anii". ITo'!, men- 



68 



AMEBIC AN COLOXTAL RECORDS. 



48 The children of Geokge and 

Molly (- ) Briggs, j 

49 Daniel, 15Aug. 1768. 1 

50 Lucy, 6 May 1770. 

51 Mary, 9 Aug. 1781.; 

52 George, Nov. 1788. 



76 Simeon, m. 20 Aug. 1761, Mary 

Cheny, both of Norton, and 
had 

77 KuTH, 16 Oct. 1763. 

78 John, 17 Mav 1765. 

79 Molly, 2 Nov. 1768- 



53 James, m. 5 May 1743, (?Dam- 
aris) White and had, 



54 

55 
56 



Rachel. 

James, 

Caleb, 

d. 2 Nov 
Peter, 
Gideon, 

59 Samuel, 

60 Mary. 

61 Caleb, 



57 

58 



22 Feb. 1743-4. 

17 Jan. 1745. 

8 Sep. 1747. 

1755. 

13 May 1749. 

3 Sep. 1750. 

15 Dec. 1752. 

6 Nov. 1756. 

13 Jun. 1758. 



62 Richard, ni. 9 Mar. 1732-3, 

Abigail Andrews, both of 
Norton, and had, 

63 Richard, 19 Nov. 1733. 



80 


John, of Norton, m. V- 


! Apl. 




1770, Hanna 


h Bassett 


(d.4 




Feb. 1832, aet. 84)ofReho- 




both. and ha 


d 




81 


John, 


26 Feb. 


1771. 


82 


Hezekiah, 


18 Julv 


1772. 


83 Hannah, 


16 Nov. 


1775. 




d. 16 Feb 


. 1777. 




84 Silas, 


22 Apl. 


1782. 


85 


Hannah, 


3 Mav 


1784. 


86 


Sl]ME0N, 


12 Dec. 


1786. 







64 Jabez. n). 25 Sep. 1751, Taba- 

tha Babbitt, both of Nor- 
ton, and had, 

65 Timothy, 23 Mar. 1751-2. 

d. 25 Jan. 1756. 
m Mary, 9 Dec. 1752. 

67 Jonah, 9 Dec. 1754. 

68 Tabatha. 21 Jul. 1758. 

69 Jabez, 8 Mar. 1760. 

70 Selah, 2 Sep. 1762. 

71 Rachel, 25 Mar. 1764. 



87 



88 
89 
90 
91 



RuFUS, m. 14 Oct. 1772, Mar- 
garet Wetherell, both of 
Norton, and had 
Margaret, 22 Mav 

Hannah, 23 May 

Lucy, 24 Apl. 

RuFUS, 18 May 



1774. 
1776. 
1783. 

1788. 



92 The children of Toiothy and 

Abigail Briggs. 

93 Timothy, b. 3 Aug. 1771. 

94 Hannah, b. 23 Jun. 1773. 

95 Dolly, 16 Jun. 1775. 



96 



72 Job, m. 5 Feb. 1761, Mary 97 Anna, 
Allen, ])oth of Norton, and* 98 Betsey, 



had 

73 Mary, 

d. 9 Oct 

74 Huldah, 

75 Job. 



99 Rachel, 
25 Nov. 1762, 100 James, 
1771. 1 101 Warren, 

31 Dec. 1764. ' 102 Noah, 
13 Aug. 1767. : 103 Mary, 



The children of Jonathan and 
Betsev Briggs. 

b. 26 Sep. 1786. 
23 Dec. 1787. 

6 Jan. 1790. 
28 Aug. 1791. 

7 Jan. 1793. 
11 Mar. 1795. 

3 Jun. 1797. 



AMEEICAN COLOy^TAL llECORDS. 



69 



104 The children of PiiiNKir as and 116 The cliildren of Nehemiah and 



Sarah ( 

105 Lejiuel, 

!0«) rHAHLOTTE, 

107 Esther, 

108 1*11INEAS, 

d. 7 Deo. 

109 Nancy, 



-) Brijiii's. 

28 :\Iay 1778 

27 Au«; 

— Ocf. 

2<; Mar. 
17S4. 
1 Mar. 



Hannali (■ 
117 Neuemiah, 

17 '5, 118 Luther, 

1777. 119 Hannah, 

1780. 120 Anna, 
121 Isaac, 

1782. 122 Benjamin, 



— ) Briji^s. 
12 .Tun. 1791. 
15 Feb. 1792. 
18 Sep. 1794. 
29 Ano-. 1797. 
14Mav 1799. 
15Mav 1809. 



1 10 Daniel, m. 1 Feb. 1791, Esther 

Smith, l)otli of Norton and; 123 Elijah, of Norton, m. 8 Oct. 
ha^l I 1795, vSusannah Richards, ot 

111 Charlotte, 14 Jan. 1792. i Sharon, and liad 

112 Alice, 7 Jan. 1794. 124 Elijah, 4 July 1796. 

d. 18 Mar. 1822. 

113 Daniel, 6 Mar. 1796. 

114 Avery D. 15 Aug. 1798. 

d. 18 Dec. 1823. 

115 Charles H. 12 Mar. 1808. 



125 John, 

126 Daniel, 

127 NEHE:\riAH, 

128 Thomas, 

129 Stephen, 

130 Jacob, 

131 Amos, 

132 Deborah, 

133 James, 

134 Asa, 

135 Hezekiah, 

136 Fanny, 

137 Polly, 



MARRIAGES. 

(the eldest) m. 29 May, 1727, Mary Burt, of Norton, 
of Taunton, ni. 29 May. 1734, Deborah Vessey, of 

Norton, 
m. 14 Nov. 1734, Marv Bettice (?) both of Norton, 
of Norton, m. 8 Apl. 1724, Rhoda Chene (?) 
m. 27 Sep, 1765, Sarah Pratt, 
m. 28 Mar. 1765, Esth ^r Skinner, both of Norton, 
m. 25 Nov. 1773, H*^ .nah Cobl), both of Norton, 
ni. 17 Fel). 1773.W.iliam Makepeace, both of Norton, 
of Cummingtoii, ni. 19 Oct. 1780, Anna Wis^vall, 

of Norton. 
m. 30 Jan. 171*4, Polly Briags, of Norton, 
m. 13 Feb. 1794, Esther Wilinarth, of Norton, 
of Norton, m. 1 Sep. 1794, Samuel P'uller, of Boston, 
in. — Nov. 1795, Daniel Goodwin, both of Norton. 



1 Thomas, 



BRISTOL, (R. I.) RECORDS. 

MARRIAGES. 

of Digliton, and Esther Drown, of Bristol, 18 Mav, 
1740. 
11 



70 



AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



EAST GREENWICH, (R. I.) RECORDS. 



r^ 





births. 




1 The children 


ofRicHARDBriggs 


27 The children of John Briggs 


were 




were 




2 Richard, 


b. 27 Oct. 1702. 


28 Anna, 


b. 29 Jan. 1735. 


3 Frances, 


27 Oct. 1703. 


29 Richard, 


26 Nov. 1737. 


4 Aubrey, 


10 Ang. 1705. 


30 Waltham, 


7 Aug. 1740. 


5 Susannah, 


31 Dec. 1707. 


31 Phebe, 


29 Aug. 1742. 


6 Joan, 


8 Feb. 1700. 


32 John 2d, 


17 Nov. 1754. 


7 Caleb, 


6 Feb. 1712. 


33 Sarah, 


2 Dec. 1757. 


8 Anna, 


25 Oct. 1715. 








34 The childre 








n of Ben.jamin 






Briggs were ! 


9 The children 


of Richard Briggs 


35 Ruth, 


b. 3 Sep. 1747.! 


were 




36 Elizabeth, 


6 Dec. 1748. 


10 Mary, 


b. 27 Jan. 1726. 


37 Joseph, 


5 Dec. 1749. 


11 Philip, 


7 Nov. 1728. 


38 Michael, 


16 Sep. 1751., 


12 Daniel, 


29 Mar. 1730. 


39 Jeremiah, 


28 Sep. 1753.' 


13 Adiro, (dan.) 17 Feb. 1732. 


40 Lydia, 


13 Feb. 1755. 






d. 14 July, 1755. 


14 The children 


of Daniel Briggs 






were 


cjC 


41 The children 


of Nathan Briggs 


15 Martha, 


b. 27 Dec. 1708. 


were 








42 David, 


b. 29 Sep. 1752. 


16 The children of BENjAivaN 


43 The cliildren 


of Daniel Briggs 


Briggs were 
17 Elizabeth, b. 17 Jan. 1717. 


were 
44 Elizabeth, 


b. 25 Nov. 1755. 


18 Thomas, 


15 Aug. 1720. 


45 Samuel, 


^- 14 Oct. 1757. 


V.) Elizabeth, 


8 July 1721. 
25 Sep. 1723. 


46 John, 


I J- J- Vj' V \J % -L f \J ■ » 


20 Benjamin, 


47 B]#.M"Min, 


6 May 1759. 




48 Lydia, 


29 Dec. 1760. 






49 Hannah, 


28Apl. 1762. 




of Caleb Briggs 




21 The cliildren 






were 




50 The children 


of Thomas Briggs 


22 Nathan, 


b. 14 Sep. 1731. 


were 




23 Elizabeth, 


14 May 1733. 


51 Susannah, 


b. 24 July 1754. 


24 Amy, 


23 May 1735. 


52 Anna, 


5 May 1756. 


25 Caleb, 


21 July 1741. 


53 William, 


14 MaV 1758. 


26 John, 


14 Jan. 1743. 


54 Thomas, 


23 Dec. 1760. 



AMEBIC AN COLONIAL H EC OR 1)8. 



71 



55 The cliildren of Ricuakd Briiigs 
were 



56 Hannah, 

57 Ruth, 

58 Amos, 

51) Jonathan, 

60 Nicholas, 

61 Paul, 

62 Joseph, 



27 May 1760. 

6 Aug. 1769. 
22 Apl. 1762. 

4 May 17(54. 

6 June 17()7. 

6 Sep. 1771. 
16 Dec. 1783. 



63 The children of Caleb Briggs 

were 

64 Elizabeth. b. 5 Feb. 1759. 

65 Mary, ' 23 Oct. 1760. 



QQ The children of Daniel Briggs 
N. Kingstown were. 



67 Mary, 

68 Philip, 

69 Lucy, 

70 Amey, 

71 Jeremiah, 



b. 29 Aug. 1754. 
23 Jun. 1756. 

3 Sep. 1 758. 
11 Mar. 1761. 

4 Jun. 1764. 



72 The children 

son of 

73 Francis Brigg 

74 Caleb, 

75 Gary, 

76 Rachel, 

77 Francis, 

78 ]\Iartha, 

79 Humility, 

80 Marcy, 

81 Christopher, 



of Thomas, the 



s, were 
b 



19 Jun. 1 
19 Aug. 1 
21 Mar. ] 

7 Mar. 1 
11 May 
29 Jun. 

3 Aug 
31 Dec. 



749. 
751. 
753. 
755. 
757. 
763. 
165. 
760. 



84 Ruth, 

85 Lydia, 



6 Jan. V 
1 May 1771. 



86 The children of Nicholas 

Brig2;s were, 

87 Mary, " b. 16 Sep. 1794. 

88 Hannah, 30 Apl. 1798. 



89 The children of Amos Briggs 



were, 

90 Mary, 

91 Sarah, 

92 Phcebe, 

93 Ruth, 

94 Thankful, 

95 Nicholas, 

96 Amos, 

d. 25 
Joanna, 
Amos, 
Hannah, 
Verty, 



Oct 



97 

98 

99 

100 



b. 26 Feb. 1781. 

3 Sep. 1782. 

9 May 1784. 

24 Juii. 1786. 

29 Aug. 1788. 

1 Aug. 1790. 

19 Nov. 
1794. 

21 Jan. 
14 Feb. 

20 Oct. 
20 Mar. 



1793. 



1795. 
1797. 
1800. 
1799. 



101 The children of Joseph 

Briggs were, 

102 Susanna, b. 13 Aug. 1785. 

103 John, 31 May 1792. 



104 The children 
Briggs were. 



of William 



82 The children of John Briggs 

Jr. were, 

83 John, b. 28 Apl. 1767. 



105 William, 

106 Mary, 

107 Susannah, 

108 Sheffield, 

109 Phcebk, 

110 Benjamin, 

111 Robert, 



b. 



•^1 



oi Dec. 

6 Oct. 
25 Oct. 
25 Sep. 
19 ]\rav 
28 Jun. 1797. 

6 Feb. 1800. 



178%. 

1788. 

1790. 

1792. 

1795. 



MARRIAGES. 



112 Richard, Susanna Spencer, 23 Dec. 1700. 

113 Deliverance, dau. Daniel and Seth, son of Dan'l. , 

Jones, 28 Nov. 1732. 

114 Mary, dau. Daniel and William Card, 13 Jun. 1733. 

115 Mary, dau. Philip and John Niles, 3 Aug. 1732. 



72 



AMEIUCAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



IIG Richard, .Jr., 


117 Ebenezer, 


118 Benjamin Jr., 


119 Nathan, 


120 Daniel, 


12L Peleg Jr., 


122 Anna, 


128 Elizabeth, 


12-1 Richard, 


125 Caleb Jr., 


126 Alvin, 


127 William, 


128 Gardner, 


129 Ruth, 


130 Cory, 


131 Francis, 


132 Mrs. Waite, 


133 Lucy, 


134 Joseph, 


135 Nicholas, 


13() Amos, 


137 Daniel, 



and Mary Sliippen, 5 Jul. 1730. 

son ol' John, of N. Kin,2:town, and 

Elinor Sweet, ' 22 Feb. 1716. 

and Theodosia Sweet, 7 Jan. 1747. 

and Marijaret Sweet, 5 Nov. 1752. 

of N. Kingstown, and Elizabeth 

Spencer of N. K. 17 Jan. 1754. 

of N. Kingstown, and Margaret 

Vaughan of E. G. 20 Jan. 1754. 

dau. of John, and Benedict Hamble- 

ton, 20 Feb. 1755. 

and Thomas Cory, 13 Mar. 1755. 

son of John, and Phebe Place, 7 Apl. 1758. 

son of Caleb, and Rebecca Cory 20 A^\. 1758. 
and Phebe Shippen, 4 Jan. 1759. 

sonof Thomas, of N. K., and Lewinct 

Sweet, 20 May 1758. 

son of Caleb, and Waite Vaughan 3 Dec. 1762. 
and Peleg Spencer, 7 May 1763. 

son of Thomas, and Elizabeth Jones, 13 Nov. 1771. 
son of Thomas, and Marberry Jones, 17 Jan. 1776. 
and Edward Pierce, 8 Feb. 1778. 

dau. of William, and Benj. Casey, 6 May 1782. 
son ot John, and Anna Essex, 6 Mar. 1793. 

son of Richard, and Hannah Elvin, 27 Jan. 1794. 
and Thankful Brown, 24 Jan. 1794. 

son of Sweet, and ]\[ary Cornell, 25 Mar. 1803. 





JURYMEN. 




138 Thomas, 


Juryman, 


8 Mar. 1703, 


139 Richard, 


Juryman, 


13 Jul. 1709 


140 Daniel, 


Juryman, 


15 Aug. 1715 


141 Benjamin, 


Juryman, 


11 ApL 1733, 


142 Caleb, 


Juryman, 


24 Nov. 1741, 



LITTLE COMPTON, (R. I.) RECORDS. 
1 William Briggs, b. 1650, d. May, 1716,) 



Elizabeth (- 



■) b. 1653, d. Aug. 1716.j 



m. 1680. 



2 Susanna, 

3 John, 

4 William, 

5 Elizabeth, 

6 Thomas, ) 

7 Deborah, i' 

8 Job, 



children. 

b. 9 Apl. 1681, m. Robt. Dennis. 

b. 13 Nov. 1685, d. 21 Jan. 1712. 

b. 11 Jan. 1688, d.— Nov. 1763. 

b. 27 Dec. 1689, d. — Mar. 1763, m. l.Rich'd Sisson, 

2. Jno. Woodman, 
b. 5 Sep. 1693, d. 23 Mar. 1716. 
b. 6 Sep. 1693, d. — Nov. 1773, m Beni. Head. 
b. 3 Aug. 1696, d. 4 Mar. 1727. 



A3IERICAX COLONIAL EECORDS. 



73 



William, (-l) ni. 25 Sep. 1713, Deborali Church, b. Jan. 1697. 

CHILDREN. 

V). 10 Oct. 1714, m. Jos. Pabodie.' 
. 27 May 17l(). 
12 Sep. 1717. 

Aug. 171!), m. Jonathan Records. 
5 Jnn. 1721, m. Lemuel Shaw {() 
4 Feb. 1725. 
24 July 



9 Elizabeth, 

10 Joiix, 

11 Thomas, 

12 Mary, 

13 Sarah, 

14 Job, 

15 Job 2d 
l(j Susannah, 23 Aug. 

17 P]noch, 10 Mar. 

18 Nathaniel, 30 Mar. 

19 Priscilla, 

20 Judith, 

Job, (8) m. Mary (- 



1727. d. Jan. 1757. 

1729. 
1732. 



1737, 



1739. 

1735, m. Thos 



Woodworth. 



21 
22 
23 

24 

25 
26 

27 
28 
29 



Oliver, 

WlLLIA3I, 

Joseph, 

Jeremiah, 

Deborah, 

Bathsheba, 

Abigail, 

Walter, 

Lovet, 



27 Dec. 

24 Apl. 

4 Jan. 



-,) she d. 23 June, 1769. 



— ^ f^ ^ V 



30 Willia:m Briggs, b. 



CHILDREN 

1716- 

1718. 

1720. 

1721. 

1723. 

1724, m. Job Hunt. 

1726. 

1728. 

1730. 

d. 1751, Noy. 25, m. 10 June, 1708- 



Elizabeth Fobes, b. 1683. 



31 Judith, 

32 Lovet, 

33 Elizabeth, 

34 William, 

35 Catherine, 

36 Sarah, 

37 Phebe, 

38 Mary, 

39 Fobes, 

40 Lovet 2d, 



CHILDREN. 

27 May 1710, m. Wilcox Amory. 
1 Feb. 1712, d. 3 Feb. 1713. 

17 Dec. 1713, m. Shippe. 

11 Apl. 1715. 

17 Mar. 1717, m. Sisson. 

1719, m. Lemuel Shaw (?) 

1721, m. Almy. 

1723. 

172.5. 

1727. 



Enoch (17) m. 11 Mar. 1756, Judith Wilbor, b. 25 June, 1733. 



41 Orvin, 

42 Rhoda, 

43 Joseph, 

44 William, 

45 Mary, 

46 Abigail, 

47 Jeremiah, 

48 Phebe, 



CHILDREN, 

b. 24 Nov. 1 758. 
17 Mar. 1760. 
21 Mar. 1762. 
16 Mar. 1764. 

9 Jun. 1766. 
22ApL 1768. 

7 July 1770. 
— Api. 1773. 



74 AJIEBICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 

William Briggs, (22) m. 16 July 1739, Abishag Records, b. 17 Feb. 

1710-7, and his childieii were, 

49 John, b. 16 (3ct. 1739. 

50 Cornelius, b. 9 Jan. 1712, d. 2 May, 1803. (Revolutionary 

soldier.) 

51 Elizabeth, b. 30 Mar. 1714, m. Wm. Davenport. 

52 Ruth, b. 2 May (June) 1746, m. Samuel Brownell. 

53 Walter, b. 9 Nov. 1748. 

54 Richard, b. 14 Apl. 1751, d. Nov. 1784. 

55 Judith, b. 19 (27) Aug. 1753-4. 

56 Betsey, 23 Mar. 1755. 

57 Job, b. 27 Feb. 1757. (Revolutionary soldier.) 

58 Martha, 29 (28) Dec. 1759, d. 11 Sep. 1842. 

Joseph Briggs, (23) m. Nov. 1745, Ruth Coe, who d. April 1798. His 

children were, 

59 Hannah, b. 28 Nov. 1746, d. 4 Mar. 1835, m. Jos. Palmer. 

60 Dkborah, b. 23 Sep. 1748, d. 23 Sep. 1810, ra. Jos Brownell. 

61 Lydia, b. 8 Feb. 1753, d. 16 Mar, 1842, m. Peter Shaw. 

62 Eunice, b. 15 Jul. 1754, d. 5 Nov. 1847, ra. Benj. Hicks. 

63 Ruth, b. 6 Jan. 1756. 

Jeremiah Briggs, (24) m. 5 Aug. 1745, Anna Taylor, b. 13 Feb. 

1726, d. Jan. 1777. Their children were 

64 Mary, b. 29 Sep. 1746, m. Ephraim Bailey. 

65 Sarah, b. 14 Mar. 1749, m. William Bailey, 
()i\ Kezia, b. 13 Oct. 1751, m. Constant Church. 

67 Betsey, b. 24 Aug. 1744, d. Nov. 1821 , m, Ezra Chase, 

68 Thomas, (Maj.) b. 18 Jul, 1757, d. 29 Apl, 1822. 

John Briggs, d. May 1763. He m. Margaret Peckham, and by her 

had, 

69 Nancy, b. 17 Sep. 1747. 

70 William, b. 15 Jan. 1751, 

71 Hannah, b, 17 Jun, 1752. 

72 Mary, b. 8 Sep. 1753. 

73 Thomas, b. 10 Feb. 1754. (?) 

74 John, b, 19 May 1763. 

Cornelius, (50) m, Mary Brownell she -JV n t^'^^"' U-n 
' ^ ^ -^ (d. 9 Jun. 1( (0. 

children. 

75 Susanna, b. 22 Mar. 176(5. 

76 Abishag, 16 Mar. 1768. 

77 Mary, 9 Apl. 1770. 

2nd wile, Fallee Brownell, b , m. 9 Dec. 1792, d. 2 Nov. 1832. 

78 Fallee, b. 21 Mar. 1791. 

79 Cornelius, 12 Nov. 1795. 

80 Deborah, — Apl. 1798. 

81 Arnold Briggs, son of Mary, b. 27 Oct. 1757, d. 1812, m. ^lary 

Pearce, b, 20 Apl. 1754, 



AMKEICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 75 

CHILDREN. 

82 George, b. 12 Sep. 1777. 

RicHARD (54) d. Nov. 1781, m. 13 Jan. 1771, Anna Ware. 

CHILDREN. 

83 Mary, b. 19 Sep. 1775. 
81 William, 20 Sep. 1782. 

Job, (57) m. 26 Sep. 1784, Sarah Church, b. 1 May 1763. 

CHILDREN. 

85 Priscilla, b. 10 Jan. 1785, m. E. Brownell, 

86 Richard, 1 Oct. 1786. 

87 Parnell, 28 Mar. ( Apl.) 1788. 

88 Almy, 18 Jan. 1790, m. an P^dward Gray, of Newport, 

and is only one now living. 

89 William, 14 Dec. 1791. 

90 Deborah, 31 Oct. 1793. 

91 Jethro, 23 Feb. 1796. 

92 Job, 27 Feb. 1798, d. 1872. 

93 Cyrus, 9 Mar. 1800. 

94 Sarah, 26 Nov. 1802. 

95 Samuel Briggs, son of Mary, m. 15 June 1777, Lydia Brown and 

had, 

96 Elizabeth, b. 8 Mar. 1779. 

Thomas Briggs,(68) was a Major in the Continental service, andm. 

1778, Lucy (?) Shaw, of Little Compton ; and the 
issue of this marriage was, 

97 Jeremiah, b. 24 Oct. 1778, d. 28 Dec. 1856. 

98 Anne, b. 28 Jan. 1782. 

99 Tillinghast b. 21 Jnn. 1788. 

100 Taylor, b. 20 Dec. 1793. 

Tillinghast Briggs, (99) m. 19 Dec. 1813, Parnell, dau. of Job and 

Sarah (Church) Briggs. His cliildren were, 

101 Nancy Adams, b. 1 Oct. 1814", d. 18 Jan. 1815. 

102 Nancy Adams, b. 25 Dec. 1815. 

103 Caroline Louisa, b. 4 May 1820, m. Asa Dean, of Somerset, 

Mass. 

104 Sarah, b. 7 Aug. 1822, m. Allen Phillips, of New 

Bedford, 

105 Jethro Tillinghast, b.31 Jul. 1825, a printer in Providence, 

Jeremiah Briggs, (97) m. 1. 9 Mar. 1806, Sally Almy, 2. 25 Jun. 1810, 

Diana Coe, d. 12 May 1869. His children were, 

106 Sally Almy, b. 6 Apl. 1811. 

107 Alfred C, b. 25 Mav 1813. 

108 Susan Church, b. 22 May 1818. 

109 Betsey Coe, b. 10 Sep. 1820. m. 10 Aug. 1841, Joseph 

Hicks, of Westport, he d. 11 Jun. 1868, no issue. 

110 Thomas, b. 16 Jun. 1822. 



76 



A3IERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



NEW SHOREHAM (R. I.) RECORDS. 



BIRTHS 



Joseph, m. 29 Jan., 
gery Dodge, and 
Nathaniel, 
Patience, 
Joseph, 
Lydia. 
Burton, 
Samuel Fisk, 



Ethan, 



16 
8 
11 
21 
7 
15 
11 



1758, 

had 

Aug. 

Aiiii'. 

Apt. 

Feb. 

Jan. 

Apl. 

Oct. 



Mar- 

1758. 
1760. 
1765. 
1767. 
1769. 
1772. 
1775. 



Ethan (8) m. 12 Apl. 1798, Mary 

Littlefield, and had 
11 Randall, 18 Jan, 1799. 



Nathaniel (2) m. 1. 27 Aug. 1793, 

Mary Collins, of Hopldnton, 

2. 10 Dec. 1797, Barsheba 

Gardner, and liad 

9 Mary Collins, 21 Feb. 1795. 

d. 7 Mar. 1795. 

10 Collins G. 17 Sep. 1798. 



Joseph (4) m. 13 Jun. 1789, Mai-y 
Rose, and had 

12 Samuel, 5 Apl, 

13 Jeremiah, 30 Dec. 

14 RosiNA, 2 Aug, 

15 Joseph, 28 Fel). 

16 Hannah, 13 Aug;. 



17 SOPHRONIA, 



4 Mar. 



1790 
1791 
1794 
1797 
1799 
1802 



PROVIDENCE (R. I.) RECORDS. 



MARRIAGES. 

of Prov. Hannali Randall of Prov. 13 Dec. 1739. 

of E.Greenwich,Fearnot Kin2:,of Prov. 16 July 1732. 

of Prov. Sarah Baley, of E. Gch, 26 Apl. 1742. 

of Prov. Sarah Burlingame, of Prov. 13 Jan. 1742-3. 

of Prov. Elizabeth Spencer, of Prov. 25 Nov. 1744. 

of Prov. Daniel Colvin, of Warwick, 16 Nov. 1735. 

of Prov. Daniel Burlingame, of Prov. 25 Dec. 1739. 

of Pro V.Jeremiah Burlingame,of Prov- 29 Apl. 1744. 

of Prov. Ziporah Blanchard, of Cov- 
entry, 26 Sep. 1749. 

of Prov. Sarah, dau. Peter Roberts, 
dec'd, of Prov. 25 Dec. 1746. 

.,....^, of Npt. Sanford Ross, 27 Feb- 1776. 

(Mrs. Hannah Ross d. at Providence, 4 Jan. 1809, a. 56.) 



1 Robert, 

2 Anne, 

3 James^ Jr., 

4 John, Jr., 

5 Nathan, 

6 Ziperah, 

7 Rose, 

8 Dam eras, 

9 Moses, 

10 William, 

11 Hannah, 



A3I ERIC Air COLONIAL RECOBDS. 



77 



PORTSMOUTH (R. I.) RECORDS. 



1 Mary, 

2 Enoch, 

3 Susanna, 

4 SrSANNA, 

5 Sarah, 

6 Abigail, 

7 Sarah, 

8 LOVET, 

9 Katherine, 

10 Elizabeth, 



il A R R I A G E S , 



Thomas Borden, 
Hannah Wilcox, 
Joseph Cook, 
William Cook, 
Thomas Diirfee, 
John Moon, 
Stephen Sherman, 
Freelove Dring, 
Barnett Sisson, 
John Sisson, 



4 Oct. 

2 Mar. 

19 Apl. 

9 Apl. 

15 Jnne 

16 May 
28 Apl. 
23 Nov. 

8 Jan. 
27 June 



1727. 
1699. 
1692. 
1724. 
1729. 
1785. 
1740. 
1735. 
1737. 
1759. 



WILLS 



John Brings, of Portsmouth, R. I., 
dated 19 Apl. 1690, probated 
9 mo. 17th, 1690. Heirs 
mentioned: 

son, Enoch. 

eldest son, John. 

son, Thomas. 

daughter, Susanna North way 

son. Job. 



1 

2 

3 



Enoch Briggs, (1) of Portsmouth, 
R. L, dated 2 June, 1726, 
probated 26 Apl. 1734. 

6 wife, Hannah. 

Wife's three youngest daugh- 
ters, viz : 

7 Abigail, wife of John Butts. 

8 Sarah Briggs. 



9 Susanna, wife of Wm. Cook. 
Daughters of Abigail(7) Butts 

10 Hope Moon. 

11 Abigail Moon. 

12 Hannah Butts. 

13 Constance Butts. 

14 brother, Job Briggs (5) 

15 wife's daughter, Eliphal 
Brayton. 

16 wife's grandson, John Moon. 



Hannah Briuiis, (6) of Portsmouth 

R. I., dated 14 June, 1734, 

probated 8 Nov. 1736, dau. 

Abigail Butts. (7) 

17 grand-daughter HannahWil- 

cox, daughter of son Daniel, 

late deceased. 



TIVERTON (R. I.) RECORDS. 



1 John, m. Hannah 

had, 

2 Edward, b. 19 Feb. 



births 
and 



1718. 



3 Edward, m. Sarah 

had, 

4 Deborah, b. i 

5 Hannah, 

6 Walter, 

7 JOSIAH, 

8 Charles, 



and 



- 1 Mar. 1693. 
19 Dec. 1698. 

19 Feb. 1701. 
4 Mar. 1703. 

20 Feb. 1711. 



12 



78 



A3IERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



9 LovET, m. Freelove Drin.c;, 
(he Avas her 2nd husband) 
and had, 



10 FOBES, 

11 William, 
V2 Zaida, 

13 John, 

14 Ephraim, 



27 Sep. 1737. 
19 Sep. 1743. 
13 Sep. 1745. 
4 Oct. 1747. 
21 Jun. 1749. 



15 JosiAH, m. 

had, 

16 Sarah, 

17 Ephraim, 



Lillis 



and 



b. 21 Feb. 1752. 
29 Jun. 1756. 



18 Nathaniel, m. Sarah 

had, 

19 Philip, 



and 



b. 6 May 1762. 



20 John, (Rev.) m. Betsey (?Has- 

kell) and had, 

21 Elizabeth Haskell) b. 30 Jun 

22 Mary Hervey, f 1798. 

23 John Cheney, 19 Feb. 1800. 



^MARRIAGES, 



24 Phebe, 

25 Thomas, 

26 William, 

27 Willard, 

28 Judith, 

29 Job Jr., 

30 Nathaniel, 



m. 7 Sep. 1750, William Almy, both of Little 
Compton R. I. 

of Beekman Precinct N. Y., m. 24 May 1761, 
Elizabeth Cook, of Tiverton, 

of Dartmouth, Mass., m. 3 Jan. 1768, Patience 
Wodell. of Tiverton. 

son of Mary, of Tiverton m. 15 Oct. 1778, Eliz- 
abeth, dau. Edward Gray, dec. of Tiverton. 

dau. of Mary, m. 16 Dec. 1781, Job, son of Pardon 
and Mary Grav, of Tiverton. 

m. 12 Sep. 1790, Phebe Wait, both of Westport. 

son of Capt. Nathaniel and Sarah, m. 15 Aug. 
1793, Patience, dau. John and Sarah Cook. 

31 Christopher C. m. 14 Nov. 18.59, Mary W. Kirbv,both of Westport. 

32 Dianna a, m. 30 Dec. 1863, Charles Pearce, both of Little 

Compton. 

33 James Lawrance, of Attleboro, m. 2 Jan. 1866, Sarah Louisa 

Rose, of Tiverton. 

of Little Compton. m. 3 Nov. 1866. Albert G. 

Manchester, of Fall River, 
of New Bedford, m. 9 June 1867, Chas. H. Soule, 

of Westport. 
m. 4 Apl. 1869, Pardon Anthony Lake, both of 

Fall River. 
37 Jeremiah Henry, of Little Compton, m. 28 Mar. 1875, Phebe 

Jane Williston, of Tiverton, 



34 Eliza F. 

35 Lydia G. 

36 Marietta, 



WARWICK (R.I.) RECORDS. 



1 Job, of Warwick had children, 

2 Job, 

3 Joseph, 

4 Isaac, 

5 Samuel, 

And perhaps others. 



AMEBICAN COLONIAL BECORDS. 79 

Joseph, (3) son of Job, m. 20 Nov. 17G7, Lydia, dau. of Nathaniel 

Miller, of Warwick and had, 

6 James, of Smithfield, b. 11 Oct. 1771, m. 1 June 1797, 

Cynthia, dau. of John Jencks, of Smithfield. 

7 A3IEY or Almy, b. 1 Feb. 1770, m. 7 June 1789, John Spencer, 

of Warwick. 

8 Samuel, b. 1 Jan. 1774, m. 3 May 1798, Nancy Rhodes, of 

Warwick. 

9 John, b. 11 Aug. 1776. 

10 Joseph, 11 Aug. 1778. 

11 Miller., 16 Dec. 1780. 

12 Lydl\, 10 Dec. 1782, m. 25 Oct. 1801, Chas. son of John 

(jrorton, of Warwick. 

13 Nicholas, 11 Feb. 1785, d. 23 Sep. 1868. 
U Amos, 10 Jul. 1787. 

15 Betsey, 17 Mav 1789. 

16 Catherine, 20 Apl. 1794. 

Samuel, (8) m. as above, Nancy Rhodes and had, 

17 Susan Rhodes, b. 20 Aug. 1799. 

18 Wanton Rhodes, - 5 Sep. 1801. 

19 Daniel Remington, 27 Sep. 1803. 

20 Betsey, 3 Dec. 1805. 

21 Lydia, 21 Aug. 1808. 

22 Samuel, 21 Feb. 1811. 

23 Warren, 4 Sep. 1813. 

24 Mary Ann, 13 May 1816, m. Pardon Spencer, of 

Crompton, R. I. 

John, (9) above had children, 

25 George A. b. 12 Mar. 1801, d. 26 Dec. 1872. 

26 Marcy a. b. 20 Jan. 1807, d. 2 Nov. 1871. 

George A. (25) above has sons living (1876.) 

27 Gilbert W. 

28 George A. 

Joseph, (10) lived in Smithfield, and had 

29 Nathan, now (1876) living in Providence. 

30 Rowland, 

31 Nelson, 

32 Catherine, 

33 Martha, 

Millar, (11) has son 

34 Stephen A. of Crompton, who has ancient family records. 

Nicholas (13) m. 18 Dec. 1814, Harriet B. Brown, b. 11 Feb. 1785, 

and had 

35 Elizabeth B. b. 1 Dec. 1815, d. 27 May 1839, m. 13 Nov. 1834, 

Jos. C. Revnolds. 

36 Lydia M. 26 Aug. 18i7, d. 26 May 1838, m. 21 Dec. 1837, 

Thos. G. Frve. 

37 William H. 4 May 1819,\l. 15 Feb. 1845. 



''.. , 



80 



AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



38 Harriet A. 

39 Nicholas C. 

40 Eleanor A. 

41 Frances P. 

42 Anna Jane, 

43 &LBORN P. 



15 Apl. 1821, m. 
23 Nov. 1823, m. 
19 Dec. 1825, d. 



14 Sep. 1841, Jos. E. Macreading. 



29 Mar. 1846, Lucv M. Tilliiioliast. 
18 Nov. 1846. 
29 Jan. 1831, m. 19 Mav, 1853, Jos. F. Randall. 

d. 16 Sep. 1837. 
d. 8 Aug. 1837. 



I- 23 Feb. 1837, 



44 George, m. 1. 8 Mar. 1756, Hannah Wightman, and had. 

45 Stephen, b. 5 Nov. 1756. 

46 John, 4 Nov. 1758. 

47 Giles, 7 Feb. 1761. 



1769. 



53 Charles, son of Charles of E. Greenwich, R. I., m. 21 Aug. 1796. 

Elizabeth, dau. of Wm. Rice, and had 

54 Betsey Ann, b. 26 June 1797. 

55 Samuel, (?5) son of Job, of Warwick, b. 21 July, 1789. 



George (44) m. 


2. Sarah (? Wells) a 


nd liad 


48 George, 


b. 29 Apl. 


1767. 




49 Elizabeth, 


13 Feb. 


1769, d. 


11 Oct, 


50 Arnold, 


23 Mar. 


, 1770. 




51 Isaac, 


20 Sep. 


1771. 




52 Sarah, 


20 Jan. 


1773. 





56 Elizabeth, 

57 William, 

58 Isaac, 

59 Wanton, 

60 Samuel A. 

60| Henriette, 

61 Benjamin R. 

62 George A. 

63 Andrew, 

64 Nelson T. 

65 Stephen A. 
m Gideon C. 

67 Benjamin N. 

68 Stukely B. 

69 Jonathan T. 



:M A R R I A G E S . 

widow of Charles, Jr. 
Bowen Arnold. 



(above) m. 



14 June, 1 SOI, 



m. 21 Nov. 1799, Isabel Greene, of Warwick. 

son of Job, m. 27 Aug, 1780, in Warwick, Sarah, 

dau. Wm. Gorton. Jr. 
son of Samuel, the son of Joseph, the son of Job, 

m. 5 Sep. 1822, Celia, dau. of Capt. Benj. Greene, 
son of Samuel, of Warwick, m. 1 July, 1861, Annah 

dau. Rev. Moses Fifield, of Centerville, and has 
who m. Henry V. A. Joslin, of Providence, 
son of James, of Coventrv, m. 23 Aug. 1841, Eliza 

R. Thurston, of Exeter, R. I. 
son of John, son of Joseph, son of Job, m. 8 Aug. 

1834, Mary, dau. of Joshua Brown, of Exeter, R. I. 
of Cranston, son of Alfred, m. 3 Apl. 1842, Mary 

L. CaswelL 
(son of Palmer T. and Amey) m. 14 Aug. 1844, 

Hannah Frances Place, 
(son of Benjamin) m. 9 Feb. 1844, Maria E. Mitchell, 
(son of Paul) m. 7 Dec, 1846, Susan Bowen, dau. 

Hazard Bass, 
of Coventry, (son of David) ra. 22 Aug. 1847, Han- 
nah A., dau. Dea. Pardon Spencer, and had Anna, 
m. 20 June 1817, Charlotte B. Atwood. 
(of Warwick) m. 1 Jan. 1847, Susan D. Searle. 



AMERICAX COLONIAL UECOUDS. 



81 



1 John, 

2 John Jr. 

3 Harriet, 

4 Ithemer, 

5 Louisa, 

6 Eliphalet, 



KEENE (N. H.) RECORDS. 

b. 1778, Middleton, Mass., d. 1803, aet 85. "" 
b. 25 Sep. 1822, now living at Keene. 

dau. Eben, and Esther Brig^s, b. 11 Dec. 1795. 
d. 13 Mar. 1812. 

1778, (on tombstone in cemetery at Keene.) 



(Capt.) b. 1734, d. Keene, N. H., 11 Oct. 177(5, aet, 
42, m. Mary Cobb, b. 1737, d. Keene, 9 Jun. 1806. 
aet 69. Thev had son. 
7 Eliphalet, Jr. b. Keene, 1765, d. 23 Mar. 1827, aet, 62. 

8 Eliphalet, Jr. m. Elizabeth, b. 1770, d. 23 Mar. 1819, aet. 49,and had 
9 Eliphalet, b. 22 Feb. 1788, d. 13 Jun. 1853. 

10 Betty, 19 Apl. 1790, d. Amsterdam, N. Y.,m. — Natt. 

11 Polly, 24 Apl. 1792, d. July 1795. 

12 Sally, 27 Oct. 1794, d. July 1795. 

13 Mary, 6 Jul. 1796, d. 3 May 1841, m. Paul. 

14 John William, 3 Feb. 1799, d. Wisconsin, lelt son and dau. 

15 Warren Stiles, 23 Jun. 1801, d. Keene. 

16 Lyman, 15 May 1803, d. Mich., son in Portland, Me. 

17 Joseph Oilman, 10 Jun. 1805, lives in Claremont. 

18 Charles Henry, 8 Jan. 1809, d. Keene. 



19 Eliphalet, m. Lucy Brown and had, • 

20 Lucius Hamilton, b. 4 Nov. 1811. 

2 Sep. 1813, m. Amos Holbrook, Lock- 
port, N. Y. 
lAug. 1815, m. Seth Hunt, Northamp- 
ton, Mass. 
17 Sep.1817, m. 1. 18 May 1841, Nancy Ann 
Adams, d. 14 Feb. 1848, 2. Harriet Pond. 
27 Aug. 1819, m. Rev. Darius Jones, 6 

May 1857, d. 14 Nov. 1872. 
. 13 Dec. 1821, lives at Keene. 
30 Jul- 1823, m.l. Mary A. Colony, 2. 
Mary Berrv. 
27 Sarah Wood, 4 Oct. 1825, d. Boston, 10 Jul. 1873. 

28 The children of Elisha and ! 37 The children of Elisha and 
Mary his wife, Nancy his wife, 

■ ■ ~ ~ b. 17 Dec. 1796. 

12 Jan. 1798. 

6 Jun. 1799. 

27 Nov. 1800. 

10 Apl. 1802. 



21 Ellen Sophia, 

22 Juliet, 

23 William Sheldon, 

24 Elizabeth Stiles, 

25 Mary Louisa, 

26 Joseph Warren, 



29 Agnes, 

30 Mary, 

31 Betty, 

32 Elisheber, 

33 Tirza, 

34 Elisha, 

35 xVbi.jah, 



b. 25 Sep. 1759. 38 Betsey, 
30 Apl. 1762. i39 Sophia, 

2 Nov. 1766. 40 Elisha, 
10 Aug. 1769. 41 Nancy, 

3 Apl. 1772. 42 Louisa, 
1 Nov. 1774. 

4 Apl. 1783. 



d. 11 Apl. 1783. 

36 Wilder, 28 May 1794. 

d. 15 Nov. 1827. 



82 



A3IERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



43 The children of Wilder and 

Sally his wife, 

44 Charles S. b. 10 Oct. 1827. 

d. 20 May 1827 or 8. 

45 Lydia Wilder, 27 Jan. 1823. 

m. 6 May 1847 



46 The children of Nathaniel 

and Martha his wife, 

47 Abagail, b. 18 Jul. 

48 Charlotte, 16 Apl 



1767. 
1769. 



49 Nathaniel, 



14 Oct. 1771. 



50 Asa, 

51 Abijah, 
.52 Ebenezer, 

53 SiMSON, 



12 Apl. 1772. (?3) 

21 Jan. 1774. 

1 Oct. 1775. 

10 Mar. 1777. 



54 The children of Nathaniel 

and Eunice his wife, 

55 Henry, b. 28 Sep. 1796. 

56 Louisa, 28 Mar, 1798. 

d. 30 Mar. 1799. 

57 Geo. Washington 11 Jan. 1800. 

58 Charles, 26 May 1801. 



LYME (CONN.) RECORDS. 



births 



1 John and Mary ( ) Briggs 2 William, 

had children, 3 Peter, 



b. 30 Jul. 1673. 
5 Feb. 1680. 



EAST CHESTER, (N. Y.) RECORDS. 

Sarah E., dau of Staats, and Louisa Briggs, b. 4 Sep. 1850. 

Staats Briggs, Overseer of Poor, 1851-3, Commissioner of High- 
ways, 1854, Town Trustee, 1858, and prob, d. 
before expiration ol' term. 

Samuel Briggs, Overseer and Commissioner of Highways, 1815-1822, 

Assessor and Fence Viewer, 1823-1830, School 
Commissioner, 1833, Commissioner of Highways, 
1851. 



WESTCHESTER (N. Y.) RECORDS. 

Walter Briggs witnesses deed of Daniel Turner, to 

Ebenezer Haviland. . 13 Mar. 1728. 

Josiah Briggs (son of above) owned land in manor of 

Fordham, p. 124 Liber A. 27 Aug. 1762. 

Walter Briggs above owned land on Throg's Neck. 



Liber A. p. 133. 



22 July 1766. 



Edward Briggs, son of Walter, Trustee and Assessor 1788-1799, 

except 1796, when he was Overseer of the Poor. 



AMEBIC AN COLONIAL BECORDS. 83 

Walter Briggs, son of Josiah, above, and grandson of Walter, above, 

was Com. of Highways in Fordham 1791 and 1800, 
and Town Trustee 1800-1808-1804-5-6-7-8-0-10- 
11-12-13, when he died. 

George Brings, son of AValter 1st above, was Overseer of Highways 

1797, 

James Briggs, son of Edward, Assessor 1809-10 Com. of Highways 1810. 

Edward Briggs, son of Geor(JE, Com. of Highways 1S15 and 1817, 

Koadmaster 1821. 

JosiAH Briggs, grandson of Walter 1st above, Com. of Highways, 

1816-17, Assessor 1820, Trustee 1823-4-5-6-7. 

Peter Briggs Receiver of Taxes 1874-5. 

A negro named "Jack," 25 years old, manumitted by Edward Briggs, 
witnessed by his brother, George Briggs, and bv his son Samuel 
Briggs, 1817* 



RHODE ISLAND COLONIAL RECORDS. 

1 John, Lived at Portsmouth 1642. 

Made freeman of Aqueedneck I. 1-8-1 640. 

On Court Roll of freemen 16 Mar. 1641. 

Living at Portsmouth, 

Commissioner for building prison, 
"To take care of Thomas Gening's 
case, and to treat with his wife, and 
to declare ye Court's mind concern- 
ing her, and to bring a true report to 
ye next ' General Court of Trialls.' " 

To examine the private arms of set- 
tlers in Portsmouth 1655. 

Suspended in his vote till he had ' 
given satisfaction for his offences Mar. 164:2. 

Censure of susi^icion remitted 19 Sep. 1642. 

Member Gen'l Court for Portsmouth 16 May 1648. 

Commissioner for uniting the four 
towns of Providence Plantations 31 Aug. 1654. 

Member of Court of Commissioners 12 Sep. 1654. 

Member of Court of Commissioners 22 May 1655. 
' Member of Court of Commissioners 28 Jun. 1655. 

Member of Court of Commissioners 11 Mar. 1655-6. 

Member of Court of Commissioners 17 Mar. 1656. 

Owned land at Misquamacock 15 Sep. 1661. 

2 Joim, Mem. Gen. Assembly, Newport, 1664-5-6. 

3 John, Clerk Acquidnesitt, (Rochester or 

Kingstown) 19 May 1671. 

4 Thomas, ) of Capt. Peleg Sanford's horse troops -in a^o- \p('1 

5 William, \ on R. I. j^. j :> • 



8Jt 



AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



6 Thomas, 

7 James, Jr. 

8 KiCHARD, 

9 Richard, Jr. 

10 John, Jr. 

11 Jeremiah, 

12 William, 

13 George, 
11 John, 

15 Abiezer, 

16 Cornelius, 

17 David, 

18 Nathaniel, 

19 George, 

20 Randall, 

21 William, 

22 Benjamin, 

23 Daniel, 



24 Jacob. 



free, at Newport, 

of Providence, free, at Warwick, 



subscribed oath at E. Greenwich, 






I 

of Providence, free, at Newport 3 

2nd Lieut. Capt. Richmond's Co, 
Crown Point Exp. 11 

of So. Kingstown, free, at Newport 1 

of Warwick, " 

of Little Compton, '' 

member Col. Lippitt's Regt. at Tren- 
ton battle. 

Capt. Little Compton Co. June 1779, 
living there 

N, Kingstown, deserted to enemy 

went to Barbadoes Feb. 1779. Deputy 
for Tiverton, May 

Ensign Capt. Josiah Gibbs' Co. 

j Recruiting officer, Cra'nston, 

I Tax Collector, Cranston, 

of Coventry, to be free, on taking oath 

u ^ u c( a ^ u 

son of Ebenezer, of Warwick, cited 
before Council to answer to charge 
of joining the enemy. 

Revolutionary pensioner. 



May 

Oct. 

Feb. 
Apl. 

Oct: 
Mav 
MaV 
May 



Jun. 

1782- 

Dec. 

Aug. 

Feb. 

Mar. 

Mar. 



1702. 
1731. 

1780. 

1745. 

1756. 
1744. 

1758. 
1757. 



1783. 
1779. 

-1785. 
1776. 
1777. 
1780. 

1780. 
1780. 



Mar. 178^ 



HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE. 

Among those agreeing to take up arms against Great Britain are 

1 Eliphalet, 

2 Eliphalet, Jr. 

3 Elisha, 

4 Nathaniel. 



PUBLIC RECORDS OF CONNECTICUT. 

1 Daniel, ofStandwich, Conn., appointed to be 

Capt. of Train Band, 



May 1738. 



A3ri:RICAN COLONIAL EECORDS. 



85 



RECORDS OF THE COLONY OF NEW PLYMOUTH, 

IN NEW ENGLAND. 



1 John, 

2 Clement, 

3 Waltek, 

4 Walter, 

5 Clement, 

6 Thomas, 

7 Walter, 

8 Jonathan, 

9 Clement, 

10 Clement, 

11 John, 

12 Jonathan, 

13 Jonathan, 

14 Jonathan, 

15 Jonathan, 

16 Jonathan, 

17 Jonathan, 

18 Jonathan, 

19 Clement, 

20 David, 

21 Remember, 

22 David, 

23 John, 

24 John, 

25 John, Sr. 

26 Richard, 

27 Walter, 



administration on his estate granted, 
to his widow (Katharine ?) of Sand- 



claims £7 of Isaac 



1 Jun. 1641. 



wich, 

of Wevmouth, 
Allerton, 2 Jun. 1646. 

of Scituate, "Servayor of the hie- 
wayes" 6 Jun. 1649. 

sworne at "ye Grand Enquest." 5 Jun. 1651. 

named as one of the purchasers, 10 Jun. 1651. 

son of Clement, rec. 150 acres of land 
on the way to "Deadum." 7 Jun. 1659. 

ordered to return indenture to his 
servant, Robert Sprout, 4 May 1658. 

a minor, hath acontroversyewith his 
master, William Hailstone, a " tay- 
lor," 2 Mar. 1657. 

owns land at Joanes' River Swampe, 3 .Jun. 1639. 

owns land at Joanes' River Swampe, 5 Oct. 1640. 

of Sandwich is granted ~i^ a. meddow 
land, - 16 Apl. 1640. 

tooke oath of fidellitie att Plymouth. 3 Jun, 1657. 

hath further controversie with Will- 
iam Hailstone, 3 Jun. 1656. 

chooseth Thomas Prence, of Eastham 
for his guardian, 17 Sep. 1656. 

complains that his master William 
Hailstone, did not learn him the 

6 Jun. 1654. 
ag't William 

4 Oct. 1655. 
cause ag't William 

3 Jun. 1656. 

for £15 settles with William Hail- 
stone, 21 Jun. 1656; 

mentioned as landholder at Way- 
mouth, 5 Jun. 1666. 

son of Clement,^ have land confirmed 

son of Clement.f to them at Waym'th 8 Jun. 1664. 

has land confirmed to him on the 
northerly bounds of Taunton, 3 Jun. 1662, 

constable, (Scituate?) 3 Jun. 1668. 

took oath of fidelitie, 

of Taunton, fined 10s. for breaking ye 
Sabbath, 1 Mar. 1663. 

coroner's jury on the body of Timothv 
Poole, '18 Nov. 1667. 

one of a jury to divide lands, 3 Mar, 1662. 

13 



"trad of a taylor," 
procures execution 

Hailstone, 
hath further 

Hailstone, 



86 



AMERICAN- COLONIAL RECORDS. 



28 Walter, 

29 Walter, 

30 Walter, 

31 Matthyas, 

32 John, 

33 Jonathan, 

34 Walter, 

35 Matthyas, 

36 Ke MEMBER, 



37 Jonathan, 

38 Jonathan, 

39 Samuel, 

40 James, 

41 James, 

42 John, 

43 John, 

44 John, 

45 Samuel, 

46 John, 

47 Jonathan, 

48 William, 

49 Walter, 

50 James, 

51 John, 

52 John, 

53 James, 

54 John, 



7 Jun. 


1665, 


31 Oct. 


1666, 


telling 




1 Mar. 


, 1658, 


" 8 Jun. 


1655. 




1657. 




1657. 




1644. 



55 William, 

56 John, 

57 Walter, 



constable, (Scituate?) 

J constable, (Scituate?) 

|one of a. jury to divide lands, 

his wife Mary "presented i'or 
of a lye," 

sworne at "ye Grand Enquest," 

Freeman, Taunton, 

Freeman, Taunton, 

Freeman, Scituate, 

juryman, inquest on death of Richard 
Mann, 16 Feb 

son of Clement, has land near Bridge- 
water, confirmed to him, and other 
children of Clement, 

charged with adultery, by Jane Hal- 
loway, 

charged with adultery, by Jane Hal- 
lowey, 

sworne at "ye Grand Enquest, 

sworn as constable, (of Scituate?) 

constable at Scituate, 

juror at inquest on body of John 
Merritt, 

juror in case of Henery Ellis, of Bos- 
ton, 

"sworn at ye Grand Enquest," 

of Sandwich, surveyor of highwayes, 

juror at inquest on body of Thomas 
Totman, 

of Taunton, freeman, 

overseer estate Win. Palmer, dec, 

mentioned as one of original pur- 
chasers at Swansey, 

fined 10s. for refusing to assist the 
Marshall, 

member of "Grand Enquest," 

of Scituate, took oath of fidelitie, 

of Scituate, Surveyor of Highwayes, 

of Scituate, appointed to fix bounds of 
lands, 6 Mar. 1682-3. 



1655. 

4 Jun. 1661. 

1 Mar. 1669. 

7 Jun. 1670. 
3 Jun. 1674. 
7 Jun. 1676. 
6 Mar. 1676. 

1 Mar. 1676. 

5 Mar. 1677. 
5 Jun. 1678. 



6 May 1678. 

29 May 1670. 

3 Jun. 1679. 

8 May 1673. 

1 Jun. 1680. 
6 Jun. 1682. 



constable, 6 .Jun. 1683. 

"ye Grand Enquest," 3 Jun. 1684. 

makes his will, in wliich he mentions : 16 Jan. 1676. 

58 Frances, his wife. 

59 John, his son. 

60 James, his son. 

61 Hannah, his dau. (Winslow.) 

62 Cornelius, his son. 
Above will proven, 

63 Thomas, of Dartmouth, grand juror, 

64 William, of Little Compton, Surveyor, 

65 John, defendant in a suit for lands, 6 Jul. 1686. 

66 James, of Scituate, selectman, Jun. 1689. 



4 Jun. 1684. 
2 Jun. 1685. 



A3{EI{ICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



87 



67 Thomas, Sr. 

68 Dani?:l, 

69 Thomas, 

70 Thomas, Sr. 

71 Walter, 

72 Walter, 

73 Jonathan, 

74 James, 

75 James, 

76 John, 

77 John, 

78 John, 

79 John, 

80 John, 

81 John, 

82 James, 

83 John, 

84 John, 

85 John, 

86 John, Sr. 

87 John, Jr. 

88 Thomas, 

89 John, 

90 Walter, 

91 John, 

92 John, 

93 James, 

94 John, 

95 John, 

96 John, 

97 Jonathan, 

98 Walter, 

99 Walter, 

100 Walter, 

101 Walter, 

102 James, 

103 Cornelius, 

104 Clement, 

105 Clement, 



of Taunton, killed one wolf, 20 May 1690. 

) 
of Taunton, each killed one wolf, 3 Mar. 1690-1. 

sued by Edward Tart, of Scituate, for 

slander, 7 Jun. 1649. 

sues Robert Sprout for £20 damages, 5 Jun. 1658. 
sued by William Hailstone, £60 dam- 



S 



ages, 
of Scituate, sues John Cushen, £3 



3 Oct. 1662. 
1 Nov. 1676. 



damages, 
of Scituate, sues Edward Jenkens 

]5s damages, 29 May 1675. 

j ury m a n , 5 Mar. 1677. 

sues Edward Jenkens "5 pieces hewen 

timber," 3 Jul. 1679. 

juror, 
of Scituate, sued by Edward Jenkens 

£2,000 damages, ^ 2 Mar. 1679-80. 

of Scituate, sues Edward Jenkens 

£20 damages, 6 Jul. 1680. 

of Scituate, sued by Ed. Jenkens, 27 Oct. 1680. 
juror, 7 Mar. 1681-2. 

et. al., sues divers parties £300 dam- 
ages, 6 Mar. 1682-3. 
juror, 7 Jul. 1683. 
of Dartmouth, sued by divers persons 

£500 damages, 28 Oct. 1684. 

( 7 Oct . 1685. 

•lof Dartmouth, sued by divers per- 2 Mar. 1685-6. 
( sons £800 damages. 
(Capt.) of Scituate, sued by John 



Jul. 1686. 
8 Jun. 1660. 

Mar. 1663. 
16 Jun. 1664. 

Jun, 1680. 
12 Jun. 1685. 



Williams £200 damages, 
was paid 15s for a "•woulfe," 
of Taunton, fined 10s, 
of Taunton, fine remitted, 
fined 10s, 

of Scituate, pays 5s to Treasury, 
of Sandwich, takes oath of fidelitie, 15 Jan. 1644 

>■ of Taunton, takes oath of fidelitie, 1657 

of Scituate, takes oath of fidelitie, 15 Jan. 1644, 
of Scituate, enrolled as able to bear 

arms, 
of Scituate, freeman, 
of Scituate, 1 

of Scituate, >• admitted as freemen, 
of Barnstable,) 
who came in the "Fortune" Nov. 1621, 

rec. 1 acre land, 
rec. 1 of the 4 "hevfers" which came 

in the "Jacob," " 22 May 1627, 



Aug. 1643. 
1658. 

Jun. 1689. 
1623. 



88 



AMERICAN COLONIAL RECORDS. 



106 Clement, 

107 Clement, 

108 Clement, 



109 Clement, 



of land with John 



trades 4 acres 
Browne, 

sells land to Robert Heeks, 

did live with Samuel Lathame, Bar- 
raundsey St., Southwarke, Eng., 
and was then a "Felmonger" as per 
deposition made at Plymouth, 29 



8 Oct. 1637. 
29 Aug. 1638. 



Aug. 1638, 
owned land at Joanes' River, 



(about) 1616. 
3 Feb. 1618. 




ec0rik ^f Mtimi'n ^M^ttilum 



Peudence, 



CLARK'S FALLS, CONN. 
d. aet. 70 years, in the fall. 



1786. 



John, 



GREENWICH, R. I. 



held monthly meetings at his house, 
5th mo. 1699, and he was appointed 
clerk. 



Nicholas, 

John, 

Charles, 



EAST GREENWICH, R. I. 

of Warwick, son of Nicholas, of Bris- 
tol Co. Mass., m. Sarah of Coventry, 
dau, of Benjamin Greene, of War- 
\^fick, R. L, 23Jun.l757. 

of N, Kingstown and Prudence Healy 
of S. Kingstown, 7 Jul. 1767. 

of E. Greenwich, received in meeting, Jul. 1783. 



Benjamin, 



Abel, 



FALL RIVER, MASS. 

son of Joseph and Elizabeth, (dec.) of 
Dartmouth, and Martha, dau. James 
and Martha Luther, of Swansea m. 

22 May 1739-40. 

son of Elijah and Soviah, of Free- 
town, and Sarah, dau. Clark and 
Sarah Purinton, ol' Somerset, m. 18 Jun. 1772. 



SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R. I. 



1 The children of John and 

Frances Briggs, 

2 John, 25 Jan. 1667. 



3 James, 
■4 Frances, 
5 Richard, 



12 Feb. 1670. 

26 Feb. 1672-3. 

1 Feb. 1674-5. 



^. 



34 



"IK\ft 



HISTORY OF NORTHFIELD, MASS. 

1 Abisha Briggs, m. 12 Oct. 1823, Elizabeth Kendrick. 

2 Abraham Briggs, m. 5 Mar. 1788, Dorotha Oliver. 

3 Asa Briggs, m. 9 May 1797, Submit, dan. Eliezer Stratton, 

and d. 7 Jun. 1797, a. 25 years. She m. 2. 10 Mar. 
1799, William Maltby, Esq., of Vershire, Vt. 

4 Simeon, 1800. Zadock, 1801. 



PECK AND EARL'S HISTORY OF FALL RIVER, MASS. 

Mrs. Patience Briggs, dau. of Col, Jos. Cook, m. David 

Diirfee, of Tiverton, R. L, b. 3 Mar. 
1781, d. 1876, and had son Nathaniel 
B., b. 29 Sep. 1812. 



FOWLER'S HISTORY OF FALL RIVER, MASS., 1811. 



1 John, 

2 George W. 



Rector Cong. Ch. Tiverton, 7 Dec. 1791, 

dis. Oct. 1801. 

Rector Unit. Ch. Fall River, 24 Sep. 

1834, dis. Nov. 1837. 

3 Jonathan, ? witness Fall River purchase, 9 June 16.59. 

4 George W. School Com'r Fall River, 1835-1837. 



HISTORY OF FRAMINGHAM, MASS. 
Susanna, b. Framingham, 23 May 1740. 



HIS TOE rCA L EXTBA C TS. 



91 



HISTORY OF WATERTOWN, MASS. 



1 Henry, in, Hannah 

had 
2 Beriah, b. 22 Sep. lG-t9 



andi Thomas P. 
Louisa, 



3 Charles M. m. circa. 1842, 
Mary Ann, dan. Ebenezer 
M. and Susan (Fiske) Bal- 
hxrd. 



- Briggs, of Orange, m. 
Sallv, dau. of Nathan and 
Thankful (Woodward)God- 
dard. 



- Briggs, of Orange, ra. Na- 
than, son of Nathan and 
Thankful (Woodward)aod- 
dard. 



10 Apl. 182.5. 
1 Oct. 1835. 



6 Edith, of Cambridge, Vt., d. 10 
Apl. 1845, m. ^6 Oct. 1821, 
John, son of Thomas and 
Polly (Gove) Stark, and 
had 
Russell, 26 Dec. 1822. 



7 Sidney, of Fort Covington, m. 
1829, Clarinda, sis. of John 
(above) and had 

8 Mary, 21 June 1831, 
m. 7 Oct. 1851, Tyler Lin- 
coln. 

9 Rodney, 29 Nov. 1834. 
10 Fanny B. 1 Oct. 1836. 



11 George D. of Northfield, Vt., 

m. 26 Apl. 1841, Mary Whi- 
ting, dau. Oliver Wellington 
and Catherine (Watson) 
Lane, of New Bedford, and 
had 

12 Ann Catherine, b. 4 Jul. 1842, 

d. same day. 

13 George Wellington, 

22 June 1843. 

14 Ann Catherine, 9 Jan. 1846. 

15 Mary Ellen, Oct. 1849. 



HISTORY OF NORTON, MASS. 

Deacon John Briggs was the son of Richard and Rebecca (Has- 
kins) Briggs, of Taunton, and was born Feb. 26, 1669 (70 ?). He is 
presumed to have lived near the centre, as he used to sweep the 
meeting-house, and was several times chosen " dark of ye market." 
He is supposed to have been the man who was the first town-clerk 
of Norton. On the records he is sometimes called John Briggs, the 
eldest^ and sometimes grand senior. He married (probably second 
wie) Mary Burt, May 29, 1727. He was one of the original members 
of the church, and for several years deacon of the same; and died 
June 29, 1750, in his eighty-first year. 

Joseph Briggs (brother of Deacon John, last named) was born 15th 
June, 1674. He settled near where Laban Lincoln now lives. He 
married (perhaps his second wife) Oct. 20, 1718, Mehitable Hall ; and 
had three children. He died previous to Dec. 18, 1751. 



92 HISTORICAL EXTRACTS. 

Richard Briggs was the brother of Deacon John and Joseph, just 
mentioned, and was born 12th Jannary, 16 ("9. He settled at the 
place owned by Dr. Leavet Bates, deceased, and his house is sup- 
posed to have stood directly in front of tlie Trinitarian meeting- 
house. His wife was Mercy, married about 1706 or 8; and they had 
four sons. He died about the 1st of Jan. 1733, as his will was proved 
January 10, 1732-3. (A foot note to this last name has the follow- 
ing.) "In the centre burying-ground we find the grave stones of 
" Rich'd Briggs, and Mercy, his wife, which say that he died Oct. 
" 1741, in his Slth year ; and that she died Sept. 1719, in her 56th 
" 3^ear." We can find traces of only one Rich'd Briggs of Norton, 
so early, except the son of one whose will was proved in 1732-3 ; and 
he had no wife Mercy, and is known to have been alive many years 
subsequent to 1711. It will be noticed that on the grave stones of 
Rich'd and Mercy, the day of the month is not given. The date of 
Richard's death, as given on the grave stone, corresijonds exactly 
with that of Richard whose will was proved 1732-3. No doubt 
Rich'd and wife had been dead so long before the stones were set up 
that the dates of their deaths were forgotten, and thus the mistake 
was made. 

Deacon John Briggs, Jun'r, is supposed to have been the son of 
William and Sarah (Macomber) Briggs, of Taunton, and was born 
Mar. 19, 1680. He was doubtless the same person who was some- 
times called John Briggs second, and senior. He probably lived in 
the easterly part of the town, and married previous to 1713, Hannah 
Rocket. He may have been the man who married (for his second 
wife ?) Hannah Wetherell in 1727. His will was probated Aug. 26, 
1756, and in it he mentions eight children. We presume he was the 
John Briggs, second., who was deacon of the church. 

Samuel Briggs lived at the place now owned by Benjamin Sweet. 
Of his ancestry we know nothing. He married July 27, 1692, Mary 
Hall, and had several children. He died about 1705 (?) and his 
widow married Benjamin Caswell. 



CHURCH'S HISTORY OF KING PHILIP'S INDIAN WAR. 

DEXTER'S ED. 

Constant Church, (dau. of Thomas Church and Ruth Bailey) b. 
9 May 1748, m. 20 Jun. 1771, Keziah Briggs, (3rd dau. and child of 
Jeremiah, who was the 4th son of Job, who was 4th son, and 7th 
child of William) b. 13 Oct. 1751, d. 17 Dec. 1818, and had, 1. Ruth, 
b. 19 Dec. 1771, 2. Sarah, b. 29 Mav 1774, 3. Jeremiah Briggs, b. 22 
Jan. 1776, 4. Benjamin, b. 23 Jan 1778. d. 20 Sep. 1778, .5. Keziah, b. 
14 Mar. 1780, 6 Charles, b. 16 Mar. 1782, d. 14 Sep. 1805, 7. Betsev b. 
17 Sep. 1784, 8. Anna, b. 11 Feb. 1787, 9. Constantine, b. 5 Jan. 1789, 
d. 1 Nov. 1826, 10. Hannah, b. 9 Oct. 1781, d. 2 Sep. 1828. 11. Will- 
iam, b. 27 Apl. 1795, d. 14 Oct. 1796. 



HISTORICAL EXTItACTS. 93 



HISTORY OF WARWICK, R. I. 1875. 

1 James, of Coweset Town, 31Aug. 178G. 

2 John, had 1st meeting Friends, at his house 

in Warwick, 1699. 



HISTORY OF BLOCK ISLAND. 1511-1876. 

About the beginning of the 18th century, tv^o brothers of the 
name came from England to the United States, one of whom 
settled in Maine, and the other, Joseph Briggs settled at Kingston 
R. I., subsequently removing to Block Island, where he m. Mar- 
gary Dodge. The records of the island speak of him leasing the 
blacksmith shop of the town in 1758. He raised a family of seven 
children upon the island, viz : Nathaniel, Joseph, Patience, 
Burton, Samuel, Lydia and Eathon. \ 

Nathaniel, b. abt. 1758, held the confidence and esteem of the 
whole community. * * The principal part of the mercantile 
business of the island was transacted at his store. His son 
Collins G. Briggs was b. on Block Island, 30 Sep. 1708, and in the 
"war of 1812," served his country in the U. S. Navy, subsequently 
entering the merchant service until he removed to Exeter, Otsego 
Co., N. Y., where he m. and settled in agricultural pursuits. In 
spring 1836, he removed to German, Chenango Co., N. Y., and 
cultivated the "Bowen Farm." At that place he d. 12 Nov. 1871, 
a. 76, leaving a sister Mrs. Mary C. Eldridge, of New York City, 
and three sons, and one dau. Luzerne J. still (1877) residing at 
German, and Manasseh and Munroe A. Briggs, in Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Manasseh, of the firm of Briggs & Co., 90 Wall St., N. Y., is in 
the coal and shipping business. His former wife was Mary A. 
dau. of Capt. Nathaniel and Lucretia Littlefield, of Block I. She 
d. in Brooklyn, N. Y. Jun. 1862. 

Joseph Briggs, brother of Nathaniel, settled in Exeter, N. Y., as 
a farmer. He d. Aug. 1841, a. 77 y., leaving 2 dau. and one son. 

Jeremiah Briggs. b. at Block I., 30 Dec. 1792. followed the sea, 
and in the "war of 1812," commanded an U. S. gunboat. Alter 
some years in the merchant service, he and his cousin Capt. 
Nathaniel Briggs, established the "J. & N. Briggs Transportation 
Co., between N. Y., Phila., and Bait. Subsequently they assumed 
the agency of the Camden and Amboy Trans. Co., known and des- 
ignated as the "Briggs Swiftsure Line," which they operated for 
about forty years. He (Jeremiah) was an energetic, vigorous and 
benevolent man, and was prominently identified with the 
"Seaman's Fund and Retreat" on Staten I., and with the "Marine 
Society of the Port of New York." He resided on a fine farm on 
the Jamaica turnpike at Richmond Hill, L. I., where he d. 28 Jun. 
1876, a. 81:. His memory is respectfully revered at the island of 
his birth where his name is frequently and familiarly spoken of as 
"Uncle Jerry Briggs." 



94 HISTORICAL EXTRACTS. 

vSamuel Briggs, a native of this island, and sor of the first of that 
name here, spent his life at the place of his nativity. His son : 

Nathaniel Briggs, b- at the island 1802, became a master of a 
ship, and sailed several years from the port of New York. He 
was a partner in the firm of J. & N. Briggs as before stated, until 
the decease of Jeremiah, since which event he has retired from 
active business. He has resided in Brooklyn, N. Y., for many 
years. 

Eathon Briggs, son of the senior Joseph, b. on Block L, was lost 
at sea in early manhood. His son : 

Eatiion C. Briggs, b. on the island, became master of a ship, and 
sailed from New York several years. xVfterwards he entered mer- 
cantile business in said city, and in 1849 removed with his family 
*to Kinsman, Trumbull Co., Ohio, where he has carried on farming 
successfully. He and his brother Capt. Nathaniel Briggs, are the 
only living male descendants of the original family of Joseph 
Briggs, the first above mentioned. None of the name for 30 years 
have been residents of the island. 



ARNOLDS HISTORY OF RHODE ISLAND. 

1 John, of Newport, subscribes oath of alle- 

giance to King diaries, - 20 Apl. 1639. 

2 William, living at Portsmouth, 30 Apl. 1672. 



HISTORY OF YATES COUNTY, N. Y. 

1 John, ffrom North Kingstown, R. I., emigrated to Milo, N. 

]Y., 1788. They were relatives, and members of the 

2 Peleg, (Society of Friends. John d. circa. 1S25, aet. 70. 

John (1) m. Elizabeth Bailey, of Rhode Island, and had 

3 John, Jr. 

4 David, 1). E. Greenwich, R. I., 1776, came to Milo with 

father 1789, d. 1857. 

5 Ruth, 

6 Anna, d. 1808. 

7 Esther, 

John, Jr. (3) m. Ardery Place, in Rhode Island, settled at Milo, 

and afterwards moved to Jerusalem, where he 
d. 1825, a. 70, and had 

8 Thomas P. 

9 Mary, m. Ezekiel Blue, of Barrington, and emi. to Mar- 

shall, Mich., 4 ch. 



HISTORICAL EXTRACTS. 96 

David, (4) b. E. Greenwich, R. I., 17T6, d. 1.S57, m. Anna, dau. John 

Chambers. She d. in 1869, having issue 

10 Esther, m. William ^\ . Aspell, 3 ch. 

11 John, m. Ann, dau. John (Ireen, of Milo, 8 ch. 

12 Polly, m. Wm. P. Sands, of Milo. 

13 D.wiD, m. Elizabeth Aspell, live at Naples, ch. 

14: Tho>[as, m. 1. Sarah, dau. Avery Smith, 2. Mary, her sister, 

3. , of Schoolcraft, Mich. 

15 Ann, 

16 George B. 

17 Herman, d. 1867. 

18 Williams, b. 1820. 

Thomas P. (8) m. Hannah, dan. James Moore, emi. to Marshall, 

Mich., having 

19 Dr. Joseph, 

20 John W. 

21 Thomas J. [ . • 

22 George W. \ ^^^"^^• 

23 Hester Ann, 

George B. (16) m. Fanny, sister of Jeremiah Sprague, and had 

24 Mary, m. Henry Armstrong, of Milo. 

25 Adelaide, m. Orrin Lee, of Wayne Co., N.Y. 

Herman, (17) m. Harriet Lester, of Benton and had 

26 Hattie, m. Charles L. Nichols. 

27 Henry. 

William S. (18) m. 1843, Elizabeth S. dau. Joel Dorman, live near 

Penn Yan, N. Y., and had 

28 Frances O. m. Wilson \V. Quackenbush. of Penn Yan. 

Ruth, (5) (dau. John, Sr.) m. Peleg Gifford, of Cape Cod, and had 
Lydia. 
John. 
Phoebe. 
Isaac. 
Margaret. 
Stafford. 

Anna, (6) (dau. John, Sr.) m. Abraham Prosser, of Pennsylvania, 

and had issue 
Mary, m. Sam. J aqua. 
Jacob, m. Phebe Hackett. 
Jonathan. 
Anna. 
David B. 

NOTES. 

Peleg Briggs, (2 senior) had a sister named Susanna Spencer, who 

was a mother in the Society of Friends, and 
greatly esteemed. She lived to be upwards of 
90 years. 



96 HISTORICAL EXTRACTS. 

Sarah and Mary Briggs, sisters of Peleg Briggs, Jr., were devo- 
tedly religious women, and died unmarried at 
advanced ages. 

Esther Briggs, (?7) sometimes called Esther Plant, owned a fine 

estate at Norris Landing. 

Patience Wilkinson, an elder sister of the Friends, m. Thomas 

Hazard Potter, who d. 1804, she afterwards lived 
with her son-in-law. Job Briggs, of Potter. 

John Briggs, taught school in Jerusalem in 1796. 

John Briggs, Sr., John Briggs, Jr., Peleg Briggs, Sr., Anna Briggs, 

Margaret Briggs and Lavina Briggs, were hon- 
ored members of the Society of Friends, 

Nicholas Briggs, ) came from N. England, in 1790, with a party. 
John Briggs, > It took 20 days to row their boat Irom Schnec- 

Esther Briggs, ) tady to Geneva. 

David Briggs, was Commissioner of Highways, prior to 1819. 

Zephania Briggs, was an early settler in Town of Jerusalem, and 

kept the first tavern. 

Edwin R. Briggs. was Supervisor for Town of Benton, in 1851. 

Daniel Briggs, was trustee of church at Milo, about 1835. 



DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF NEW YORK. 

Vol. 2. p. 533. '"Valuacon of the ratable estate belonging to 

Brookehaven Anno 1683." 
Tho. Briggs, Sr., is possessed of 13 acres, 3 horses, 
4 oxen and bulls, 3 cows, 2 yearlings, 6 swine. 

p. 537. "The estimate of the Towne of Southampton, for the year 

1683," David Brigs, £40. 

^p. 1059. Samuel Briggs, of Philadelphia, ciMrms before Plunk't. 

Fleeson, 15 May 1788, that he (Briggs) made 
certain patterns for castings lor the steamboat 
of John Fitch. 



HISTORY OF BROOKLYN, N. Y. 

1 Nathaniel, Water Commissioner, 11 Feb. 1857. 

2 John C. North 5th St., M. E. Church, Apl. 1849. 

3 O. W. Pastor 1st Bapt. 1849. 

4 L. E. L. Editor "Daily Program." 1 Oct. 1863. 



HISTORICAL EXTRACTS. 97 



HISTORY OF OTSEGO COUNTY, NEW YORK. 

NoAii Briggs, of Bristol Co., Mass., moved to Voluntown, Conn., 

about 1745. He m. Elizabeth Trumbull, of 
Taunton, Mass., where he resided several years. 
They had issue: Elkaxah, Zephaniah, Perez, 
William, Isaac, John, James, Betsey, Freelove, 
Sarah and Susan. 

•Zephaniah, m. and lived in Sherman, Conn., and d. about 1838, a. 

102. 

Perez, m. Elizabeth Smith, and lived at Burlington, Otsego Co., 

N. Y., having settled there in 1789. 

William, (Rev. Soldier) m. Gallup, and resided at Sterling, 

Conn., d. a. 93 y. 

Isaac, unmarried d. a soldier in Washington's army. 

John, (Rev. Soldier) m. Hall, and moved to Skaneateles, 

N. Y., and d. 1838, a. 88 y., leaving several ch. 

James, (Rev. Soldier) m. Phebe Bowen, of R. I., and had 12 ch. 



ANNALS OF NEWTOWN, (L. I) N. Y. 

p. 310. James Riker, b. 5 Oct. 1761, m. 1. Ann Doroth3^ dau. 

Andrew Zimmerman, 2. Mary, dau, David Hus- 
tace, and widow of Gabriel Briggs. 

p. 323. Gertrude, dau. Rem. Suydam, b, 18 Mar, 1817, m. John R. 

Briggs. 
p. 404. Anna M., dau. Thomas Hallett, m. John Briggs. 



HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF WESTCHESTER, N. Y. 

Thomas Pinckney, b- Feb. 1729, m. xVbby Briggs. 

Richard Ward, b. 1 Jan. 1770, m. 6 Mar. 1791, Deborah Briggs. He 

d. 28 M;iv, 1816, leaving issue 
Charles, b. 11 Apl.'lS02. 

Sally Ann, 10 Jun. 1800. 

Jane. 
Emeline. Jun. 1809. 

Edward Briggs, trustee Westchester, N.Y., 1 Apl. 1788. 

Ward, son of Thomas and Sarah (Ward) Hunt, of Hunt's Point, 

Westchester Co., N.Y., m. (Bathsheba) Briggs, of 
Eastchester, N.Y. 



98 HISTORICAL EXTRACTS. 

Josiah Hunt, (3rd son of Josiali Hunt) d. cir. 1743, had dan. Lydia, 

who m. Walter Briggs. 

Clinton Post, son of Abraham and Rebecca (Merrill) Post, of Rock- 
land, m. Mary Briggs. 

Betsey, dan. of Isaac and Polly (Lawrence) Post, of Yonkers, m. 
Timothy Briggs. 

WiLLiAJi H. Briggs, sheriif Westchester Co. 1844-1847. 



FIRST SETTLERS IN NEWTON TOWNSHIP, N. J. 

Marriages solemnized in open court at Burlington, N. J.: 
1701. John Briggs to Sarah Smith. 

Marriages of Friends who were members of Evesham Meeting, 
Burlington Co., N. J.: 

1723. John Pim to Lydia Briggs. 
1733. Joseph Hop well to Sarah Briggs. 

Licences of marriage granted by the Governor of New Jersey : 
1730. John Testor to Hannah Briggs, of Gloucester County. 



HISTORY OF CHARLESTOWN, N. H. 

WILLIAM, commenced business as shoemaker, at Keene, N. H., 
while there prepared for and entered Dartmouth Col- 
lege, and graduated 1799. Studied law with Hon. Peleg 
Sprague, and at decease of latter completed his studies 
with Hon. Benj. West, in Charlestown. He m. 1 Dec. 
1811, Elizabeth, dau. Capt. John and Eleuthera( Walker) 
Willard. No issue. He d. 1847, a. 74. His wife d. 11 
Jan. 1864, ae. 82; both bur. at C. 



BROWN'S WADS WORTH (O.) MEMORIAL. 

1 Daniel, (son of Ariel) b. Berkelev, Mass., 1780, emi. to 

Sharon, 1834, d. 1860, a. 80, having children. 

2 Emeline, m. Hiram Hayden. 

3 Alice, m. Robert Hilliard. 

4 Daniel, d. Akron, O. 

5 Henry, (Dr.) lives in Georgia. 

6 Thomas, (son of Ariel) b. Berkeley, Mass., 27 Jan. 1790, emi. to 

Sharon, 1834, d. 2 Aug. 1863, having children. 

7 Louisa, m. G. W. Crane. 

8 Alinda, m. Barnabas Crane, Jr. 



9 Makia, 

10 Daniel, 

11 Abiel, 

12 Silas, 

13 George, 

14 Benjamin, 

15 Warken, 
1(> John G. 
17 Joseph, 



HISTORICAL EXTRA C TS. 

111. Haskell, lives in California. 

b. 1818, m. Ehoda Pratt. 



99 



b. 5 Sep. 1820, m. Harriet C. Dinsmore. 
lives at Sharon, O. 
lives in California, 
lives in California, 
lives in California, 
lives in California, 
lives in California. 
18 Free:han, b. Berkeley, Mass., 1792, d. 13 June, 1874. 




DAWSON FAMILY RECORDS. 

William Longstreth, of Philadelphia, b. 7-24-1778, d. 11-16-1814, m. 
Sarah Rudolph, and had, among other children, Catherine, who 
m. 1. D. Spacknian, 2. Joseph Briggs. 



VALENTINES IN AMERICA. 

Gilbert Valentine, b. 1718, m. 1. Mary Morgan, 2. Martha Briggs. 

Charles Valentine, of East Chester, m. , sister of Daniel D. 

Briggs, Police Com'r of Brooklyn, N.Y. 

Abraham Valentine, b. 1773, m. 1798, Hannah Briggs. 

Matthias Valentine, m. (Hannah) Briggs, and d. 1833. 

Charles Valentine, of East Chester, son of Thomas, of Pelham, m. 
Miss Briggs. 



GENEALOGICAL NOTES THOMAS FxVMILY. 

Roger, son of James and Deborah (Snowden) Brook, b. 9 x\ug. 1731^ 

m. Mary , and among other children had dan. Hannah, b. 

5 June, 1770, who m. 27 Aug. 1794, Isaac Briggs, printer, and 
had issue: 

Anna, b. 18 May, 1796. 

Mary Brooke, b. 17 Feb. 1798, m. Richard Brooke. 

Deborah, b. 19 Aug. 1799. 

Sarah Bentley, b. 9 Aug. 1801. 

Isaac, b. 15 Oct. 1803. 

Elizabeth, b. 5 Oct. 1807. 

Margaret, b. 24 Sep. 1812. 



EXTRACTS FROM GENEALOGIES. 101 

AViLLiAM Henry, of Brookeville, IMd., b. ^May, 1815, m. Hen- 
rietta E., flan, of Samuel and Mary (Howard) 
Thomas, and had issue. 

Mary Z. 

Edxvard Thomas, 

Hannah B. 

Susan, 

Sarah Ellen. 

Edward - Thomas Brig^s, m. Fanny Beckwith, and has Charles- 
Edward, Samuel-Thomas, William, Arthur, and Clara, 



lefferts genealogy. 

Edith, dau. John Crane, and Sarah Briggs, ra. 17 Jan. 1872, 
AVilliam H., son of Marshall and Marv (Allen) Lefferts, b. 
X. Y. L>5 Mar. 1847. 



GENEALOGY OF THE CUSHING FAMILY. 

Deborah, dau, ^Matthew and Nazareth (Fitcher) Cushino:, bap. at 
Hingham, Mass., 17 Feb. 1625, m. 9 May 1648, Matthew 
Bridgges, (Rev. Peter Hobart's Journal) or Matthias Briggs, 
(Deane's History of Scituate.) 

Deborah, dau. Hon. John and Deborah (Loring) Cushing, b. 1 Apl. 
1693, m. at Scituate, 2 Dec 1712, Capt. John Briggs, Jr. 

Nehemiah, son of Theophilus and Patience (Dunbar) Cushing, m. 
1800, Deborah Briggs, she d. 16 May 1832. He d. 29 June 1829, 
ae. 52, issue 12 children. 



SPOONER MEMORIAL. 

John, witness to will of John Wing, of Rochester, 25 Mar. 1717. 

Joseph, of Newport, R. I., Rev. Sold., b. 9 Jun. 1749, d. 5 Oct. 1830, 
m. 14 Jul. 1774, Mary, dau. Wing and Deborah (Church) Spooner, 
she (Mary) b. 28 Dec. 1747, d. 2 Apl. 1830. Six children. 

Bathsheba, (?) m. 21 Apl. 1754, Thomas, son of John and Alice 
(Spooner) Randall. 

Keturah, m. 1756, and was 1st wife of Benjamin, son of Joseph and 
Mary (Packard) Leonard, of Bridgewater, Mass. Benjamin b. 
21 Oct. 1732. 

15 



102 



EXTRACTS FliOM GENEALOGIES. 



Smith, 
Sarah, 



HOYT GENEALOGY. 

of Albany, had dau. Laura J., who m. 9 May 1870, 

Chas. Arthur Hoyt. 
m. 20 Feb. 1849, Joseph Haight, New York City. 



Benjamin R. 



Caroline D. 
Clarinda, 
JosiE M. 



THURSTON GENEALOGY. 

m. Eliza A„ dan. Stephen W. and Eliz- 
abeth (Phillips) Thurston. (They 
had son,NiCHOLAS, b. 1842, d. 1869.) 23 Aug. 1841. 

m. James H. Thurston, Fall River, Mass. 21 Jul. 1861. 

m. Ellis P. B.Thurston, Providence, R.L 24 Jul. 1850. 

m. Christopher C. Thurston, Providence, 

R. I. 20 Oct. 1870. 



GILES MEMORIAL. 

Ephraim, Rev., of Chatham, m. Deborah, dau. Capt. Simeon 

and Deborah (Cushing) Sampson. She survived him, (being 
b. 25 Apl. 1768,) and m. 2. husband, William Goodwin. 

Horace, of Scituate, m. Margelia Lucy, dau. Jos. Henry and Lucy 
(Sampson) Clay of Boston. 

Mary Jane, m. William, son of Phineas and Ruth Holbrook (Samj)- 
son) Spear, of Quincy, Mass. 

-, of Pembroke, m. Thomas, son of Ebenezer and Bathsheba 



(Wood) Sproat. 

Korah, of Kingsboro, N. Y., had dau., 

Clarissa, b. 15 Nov. 1810, m. 27 Mar. 1832, Edward, son of 
Daniel and Mary (Easton) Leonard, b. 16 Mar. 1810. 

John, son of Cornelius, m. dau. of Benjamin and (Nye) 

CI a pp. 

Susannah Briggs, (^Randall) m. John, son of Josiah Holmes, of 
Marshfield, who was b. 28 May 1678. His wife d. 22 Oct. 1732, 
haying had, 

26 Sep. 1715. 

29 Apl. 1717. 

J22Jun.l7J9. 

21 Feb. 1720-1. 
24 Nov. 1723. 
13 Apl. 1726. 
8 Dec. 1729. 



Josiah, 

Mary, 

Deborah, 

Ruth, 

Abigail, 

Lemuel, 

Jacob, 

Nathaniel, 



EXTRACTS FliOJf GENEALOGIES. 103 



WINSLOW MEMORIAL. VOL. L 1877. 

Maiy Winslow, b. 1 Jan. 1785, Freetown, Mass.,m. Nathaniel Briggs 
of Berkeley, farmer, and d. in tliat toAvn. They had issue b. at 
Diijhton, Mass. 

1 Artemas, (Hour and grain dealer, Taunton, Mass., 1872,) m. 

, and had several ch : some of whom are m.: a dau. m. 

Dr. Silas Presbey, of Taunton, a grad. of Harvard. 

2 Joseph, m. , carpenter. Res. 1872 Taunton, Mass. 

3 Albert, m. , dealer in Hour and grain. Res. 1872 

Taunton, Mass. 

4 James, m. , carpenter. Res. 1872 Taunton, Mass. 

5 Mary Axn, m. Jonathan Briggs, of Digliton, Mass., carpen- 

ter, and had son Charles, who d. aged 14 years. Res. 1872 
Taunton, ]\[ass. 

6 Caroline, ni. John Dean Babbitt, ship-carpenter, (and has 

issue Betsey and Artemas). Res. 1872 Berkeley, Mass. 

7 Bathsheba, now dec'd, m. Porter, of Taunton. 

8 Nathaniel, d. at sea, unm. 

Almira, dau. of Xatlianiel Hammond and Elizabeth Delano (Tink- 
ham) Denliam, 1). 18 Jan. 1841, Mattapoisett, m. 17 July, 1859. 
Nathan Briggs, b. 12 Mar. 1839, at M. and have issue 

1 Annie Eloise, b. 21 Apl. 1860. 

2 Mary Frances, b. Jul. 18()4. 

Betsey Clapp, m. Nathaniel Briggs, of Rochester, Mass., and had 
among other children 

Earl C. b. 13 Nov. 1810, at North Woodstock, Conn., m. at 
West Woodstock, Conn., 20 Oct. 1834, Nancv M. Morse, of 
W. AVoodstock. Res. 1875 N. Bedford, Mass. 

Ebenezer Winslow, of Taunton, 1758, m. Hannah, dau. of Amos and 
Sarah (Paine) Briggs, and sister of John Dollar Briggs. She 
d. 23 Oct. 1793, a. 82 ; bur. at Berkeley, Mass. 

Deacon Samuel Winslow, b. abt. 1674, Harwich, res. Rochester, 
1700, deacon 1710, i^ublished 15 Sep. 1739, for marriage to Ruth 
Briggs. 



HUNT GENEALOGY. 

Bathsheba, dau. of Walter and Lvdia (Hunt) Briggs, b. 6 Nov. 1746, 
m. 25 Dec. 1765, AVard Hunt, of AVest Chester, N.Y., son of 
Thomas Hunt. Children 
Lvdia, b. 27 ]Mar. 1773, m. Judse Melancthon AA^heeler, AVhite- 

hall. N.Y. 
Walter B. 
Montgomery, (father of Hon. AA^ard Hunt. Associate Justice 

Supreme Court of U. S.) 
Fanny, m. Col. Jolm Williams, of Salem, N. J. No issue. 



lOJ^ EXTRACTS FRO 21 GENEALOGIES. 

Eliphalet, of Keene, N. H., had dau. 

Juliet, b. 1 Aug. 1815, m. 2 Oct. 1838, Setli Hunt, of Nortli- 
amijton, Mass. 

Caroline T. m. Edward W. Hunt, of Pawtucket, R. I. 

Abiel, of Rehoboth, had son 

Stephen, b. 1 Jan. 1763, d. 3 Jan. 1850, 

Stephen, (above) m. Pollv, (dau. of Ephraim) French, who d. 16 Oct, 
1820, having had 
Wheaton, m. (or was publislied) 20 Sep. 1801, Sylvia, dau. of 

Enoch Hunt, of Attleboro. 
Elkanah, b, 31 Mar, 1785, 
Dewey, 
Sally. 
Stephen. 
Sylvanus, 

Elkanah, m, Polly, (b, 5 Apl. 1784) dau. Enoch Hunt, of Attleboro, 
and had 
Isaac Horatio, 22 Sep. 1819, d. 16 Apl. 18.54. 
Mary, 30 Nov. 1820, d, 4 Feb. 1850. 

Nelson, 13 Oct, 1822. 



IV 



SPOONER GENEALOGY 

[the numbers givex are those of the above work.] 

Joseph, of Newport, a cooper, rev. soldier and privateers- 

man, b. Jun. 1749, d. 5. Oct. 1830, m. 14 Jul. 
1774, Mary Spooner, (187) b. 28 Dec. 1747, d. 2 
Apl. 1830, and had, 

640 Mary, 22 Apl. 1777, d. 8 Apl. 1842. 

641 Joseph, 27 Apl. 1778, 18 Apl. 1793, 

642 Catherine, 7 Jun. 1780, 19 Mav 1843, 

643 Hannah, 4 Jul. 1783, 9 Oct. 1847. 

644 George,* 14 Dec, 1784, 9 Sep. 1813. 

645 Deborah, 27 Jul. 1787, 18 Jan. 1856. 

Hannah, (643) m, 29 Oct. 1809, Benjamin, son of Perry and 

Catherine (Goddard) Weaver, b. 4 Mar. 1781, d, 
11 May 1863. They lived at Newport, R. I., and 
had, 

1727 Joseph Briggs, 7 Nov. 1810, d. 20 Jan. 1873. 

m. 9 Jun. 1833, Abbey Worth. 

1728 John G., 25 Nov. 1812, m. 18 Mar. 1833, 

Susan Bliven, 

1729 Mary, 8 Oct. 1814, 

1730 Catherine G., 2 Oct. 1816, d. Nov, 1833. 

* Was a mariner in privateer service ill war 1812-15, on the l>rig "Rambler," 
was taken prisoner, carried into Sierra Leone, and d. on his way liome. 



EXTRACTS FROM GEXEALOGIES. 



105 



Nathan, 
Benjamin,* 



1731 Rebecca G. 16 Sep. IS IS, d. 28 Nov. 1857. 
m. 2 Dec. 1840, Edward Ailing. 

1732 George B. 25 Nov. 1820, m. 15 Dec. 1847, 
Abbev F. Peckham. 

1733 Maria /. 25 Sep. 1825, d. young, 

m. Sarah Perry, and had son, 

who was a master mariner, b. 2 Mar. 1755, m. 
Elizabeth Spooner, and had, 

1877 Stetson, 24 Jul. 1788, d. 23 Jul. 1811. 

1878 Weston Spooner, 10 Nov. 1702. d. May 1854. 

1879 Thomas, 28 Feb. 1794, d. 1800. 

1880 Elizabeth, 23 Aug. 1797, 23 Nov. 1873. 
m. 31 Mar. 1343, Charles Scott. 

1881 Nathan, 29 Feb. 1799, 28Jun. 1870. 

1882 Sarah. 

1883 Cornelius. 

Weston Spooner, (1878) soldier 1812, em. to Chesterfield, S. C, m. 

1817, Sally, dau. Col. David Smith, and had, 

5298 David. 

5299 Bp:n.tamin, 

Samuel, m. Sarah Bunn, and had, 

Mary A. 30 Sep. 1832, m. 13 Oct. 1856, 

Samuel Lawton, (4763) Delavan, Ills. 

Nathan, (1881) a master mariner, Marion, Mass., m. 23 May 1830, 

Sophionia M., dau. Dr. Oliver and Sarah (Ever- 
son ) Cobb, h. 28 Oct, 1803, and had, 

5300 Nathan Henry, 28 Feb. 1831, d. 23 Oct. 1855. 

5301 Maria Matilda, 17 Mar. 1833, 16 Mar. 1859. 

m, Jos. B. Gibbs. both lost at sea. They 
had son Nathan H., b. 1857, d. 1860. 

5302 Benj. Spooner, 28 Apl. 1835. 
.5303 Oliver Everson, 29 Jan. 1837. 

5304 James Cannon, 28 Aug. 1839. 

5305 SoPHRONiA Cobb, 28 Aug. 1841, d. 26 Feb. 1843. 

5306 Zenas Marston, 16 Jul. 1844, Oct. 1870. 



John, 



m. Rachael - 
Betsey, 



-, and had, 
b. 10 Aug. 1797, d. 26 Nov. 1843. 



Betsey, (above) m. David Bradford, a machinist of Plymouth, 

Mass., and had, 



5527 David Lewis, 11 Apl. 1821, d. 31 



5528 Betsey, 



10 Aug. 1822, m. 1. 



Aug. 1838. 
William, 



son of John and Rachel Briggs, 2. William 
B. Carey. 
5529 Desire Harlow, 22 Dec. 1823, d. 28 Jul. 1825. 

*He (Bex.iamix) had 1)rother.s Xathax, Leonard and .Jesse. They were 
children of Xathax and Sarah (Perry) Briggs, and the family from whom they 
descended were settlers at Sippican 16.54, and the ancestral line dates to the emi- 
grant in the Fortune ir521. — X. E. Hist. Gen. Register, 



106 EXTRACTS FROM GENEALOGIES. 

5530 Cornelius, 22 Mar. 1825. 

5531 Desire Harlow, 9 Aug. lS2f). 

5532 Lemuel, 4 Aug. 1828. 

5533 Nathaniel, 27 Apl. 1830. 

5534 AndV Jackson, 27 Jan. 1832. d. 10 Jun. 1833. 

5535 Lydia Holmes, 5 Dec. 1833. !) Aug. 1831. 
553t> Lvdia Holmes, 28 Jul. 183.5. 27 Sep. 1837. 

5537 Allen, 27 Aug. 1837. 

5538 Harriet, 12 Jan. 1811. 

5539 Harriet Briggs, 11 Apl. 1812. 

Amos, m. Sibbel Hathaway, and had, 

Amos, 2d. 17 Apl. 1801, d. 1 Jun. 1870, 

Tarrytown, N. Y. 

Amos, (2d. above) m. 8 Oct. 1823, Lovice Reynolds, (2007) (b. 17 

Apl. 1801, d. Tarrytown, N. Y., 1 Jun. 1870. 

7960 Amos S. 27 Dec. 1821. 

7961 Catherine, 31 Jan. 1826. 

7962 Lovice, 10 Dec. 1828. 

7963 Mary, 11 Sep. 1830. 
7961 Nash, 31 Jul. 1832. 

7965 Charles, 18 Jul. 1831. 

7966 Sarah F. 9 Jun. 1838. 

7967 George W. 4 May 1810. 

7968 John H. 21 Aug. 1812. 

Benjamin S. (5302) a master mariner, 'Marion, Mass., m. 9 Sep. 1862, 

Sarah E., dau. of Leander and Julia (Scribner) 
Cobb and had 

11209 Arthur Stanley, 20 Sep. 1865. 

11210 EvERSON Cobb, 21 Jan. 1869. 

11211 Sophia Matilda, 31 Oct. 1870. 

Oliver E. (5303) m. Eliza D. dau. Andrew and Cynthia (Dexter) 

Allen, and had 

11212 Maria Everson. 9 Feb. 1864. 

11213 Nathan, ' 6 Apl. 1869. 

11214 Charlotte Louisa, 31 Jan. 1870. 

James C. (5301) m. 12 Nov. 1865, Rebecca C. dau. Hebron and Lydia 

R. (Coffin) Vincent, and had 

11215 A^incent, 23 Dec. 1866. 

11216 Hebron Vincent, 21 Oct. 1869. 

11217 Emma S. 11 Oct. 1872. 

Amos S. (7960) m. 16 Mav, 1818, Harriet Bowles, and had 

13168 xiMos S. d. 1819. 

13469 Amos W. b. 22 Sep. 1850. 

13470 George W. 

13471 Mary B. 
13172 George S. 

Amos W. (13169) of Tarrytown, N.Y., m. 18 June, 1871, Mary B. Dyer, 

and had 

Harriet, 6 Feb. 1872 , 






BEIGGS, Clement, Plynioiitli, came in the Fortune, 1621, jh-oI)- 
ably young; removed to Dorchester, there married, 1630 or 1631- 
early, Joan Allen, for otiiciating- at which ceremony Thomas Stongh, 
ton, the constable, was fined £5 at the March Conrt in 1631. Thence 
he removed to Weymouth, 1633, had a son, Thomas, b. June 14, 1633,. 
also Jonathan, b. June 14, 1635 ; John, David, b, Aug. 23, 1640, and 
Clement, b. Jan. 1, 1643. Grievous is our feeling of regret at finding 
the Court in June 1638, led to forbid the wife to come into the com- 
pany of Arthur Warren, as we are compelled to fear the marriage 
was imprudent. Before he died he had another wife, Elizabeth. 
Of his will, the abstract is given in (N. E.) " Genealog. Reg. VII 
233,'' but the envelope on it is labeled Mary Mouth, which the blun- 
dering clerk read for Weymouth, the residence of the testator. His 
inventory of Feb. 23, 1649, was labeled Osomtmt Bray^ full evidence 
of knowledge by the scrivener of the old writing. In vol. IX. of the 
" Reuister" the correct name is given. (Estate prized 1)V Robert 
Tucker, 23 last mo. '48. Testified before Mr. Bellingham, 24 (8) 
1650. William Aspinwall, Recorder.) His son Thomas was of Taun- 
ton, 1668, and number of descendants in that vicinity. 

Cornelius, of Scituate, son of Walter (w^as ensign in Philii)'s war, 
under elder brothers James, the lieutenant, and John, the captain), 
married 1677, the widow of Samuel Russell, one of his fellow-soldiers, 
who had fallen the vear preceding. Had children, Cornelius, b. 
1678 ; Joseph, b. 1670"; James, 1683. 

Edmund, of Topsfield, 1667. 

XoTE. — Dr. Sav.'tiiv i:< perli;ip>< in error regardiiio^ tliis^ ]»(M'soii. Thcrf are allti- 
sioiis made in the old records to one Edmund Bridge or Bridge8, living in Tops- 
flekl about this time. 

James, of Scituate, son of Walter, lieutenant in ihe great war, 
married 1678. Rebecca, dau. of deacon Joseph Tilden, and had Joseph 
b. 1678; Mary,. 1682; James, 1687; Benjamin, 1695; and perhaps 
others. John, of Lvnn, came probablv in the " Blessinii," 1635, aged 
20. Removed to Sandwich 1637, there died 1641. His wife, Catherine, 
had administration June 1. John, of Newport, 1638, or Portsmouth 
1650, was freeman there 1655, had Thomas, and an elder son, viz: 
John, of Warwick, b. 1642, who married Frances, dau. of Edward 



108 NOTES FROM DIVERS SOURCES. 

Fisher, of Portsmouth, R. I., had Johx, b. Jan. 25, 1668; James, Feb. 
12,1671; Frances, Feb. 26, 1673; and Richard, Feb. 1, 1675. He 
lived at Kingstown in 1678, when his wife was named Hannah. 
John, of Boston, 1673, son of William, removed that year to Lyme, 
there his wife Mary Jiad William, b. July 30, 1672-3, and Peter, 
Feb. 5, 1680. John, of Scitujiste, son of Waf.ter, had Hannah, b. 
,1684; Deborah, 1685, and Johx, 1687. He was a captain in the war. 
Jonathan, of Taunton, perhaps son of Clement, had Jonathan, b. 
Mar. 15, M88 (? 1668), and David, Dec. 6, 1669, Matthew, of Hing- 
ham, married May 1648, Deborah, dan. of Matthew Gushing, who 
died before her father. Mathias is more the common name of this 
person. 

Richard, of Taunton, x^erhaps son of Clement, married 15 Aug. 
1662, Rebecca Hoskins, and had William, b. 21 Nov, 1663^ Rebecca, 
16 Aug. 1665; Richard, 7 Apl. 1668; John, 13 Feb. 1673; Joseph, 15 
June, 1674 ; Benjamin, 15 Sep. 1677. 

Thomas, of Portsmouth, R. I., younger son of the first John, of 
the same place, had in 1678, wife Mary, and no more can I learn of 
him. 

Walter, of Scituate, 1643, had wife Frances and died about 1684. 
His will of that year names wife and sons, John, James, Cornelius 
and dau. Hannah Win slow. 

William, of Boston, by wife Mary, had Hannah, b. 28 Aug. 
1642, who married 10 Sep. 1657, John Harris. Perhaps he moved 
to Lyme, between 1670-1680, at least one of this name was an in- 
habitant there at tjjat period. 

William, of Taunton, perhaps brother of Jonathan, m. Nov. 1666, 
Sarah Macomber, perhaps dau. of William of Marshfield, had oh. 



William, b. 25 Jan. 16(58. 

Elizabeth, 4 Nov. 1672. 

Mary, 14 Aug. 1674. 

John, 19 Mar. 1680. 

wife d. next day. 



Thomas, I , . ^ 9 Sep. 1669. 

Sarah, <j ^^^"^' 10 Sep. 1669. 
Matthew. 5 Feb. 1677. 



Name of Briggs seems common through many counties in 
England, but chielly Norfolk. 

Five of the name graduated at Harvard, and fourteen at other 
New England colleges in 1834. 



NEW ENGLAND HISTORIC-GENEALOGICAL REGISTER. 

1 Deborah, believed to be g. d. John Gushing, Judge of 

Superior Court, Mass. Bay, m. Thomas Savage, 
and had son, 
Hon. James Savage, b. 11 Jul. 1784. 

2 William, (? Biggs) householder, Middle town, Conn., m. 22 

Mar. 1670. 



NOTES FROM DIVERS SOURCES. 



109 



3 Hannah, 

4 Hannah, 

5 John, 



m. Col. John Alden, of Duxbury, and had son in 

Duxbury, 
Cai)t Samuel, b. 7 Nov. 1712. 

resided at Stoughton. 1774. 

(?Jo:) aged 20, arrived in the ship "Blessing," 
John Lester, master, 13 Jul. 1635. He d. and 
widow Katherine, had adm. of his estate at 
Sandwich, 1 Jun. 1611. Amount, £55 2s. Ch. 
Samuel and Sarah. 

aged 25 a passenger for St. Christopher in the 
"Amitie," George Downes, master, 13 Oct. 1635. 

of Taunton, m. 27 May. 1756, Thankful, dau. of 
Thomas and Anabel (Canady) Pain. 

m. Thos. Warren, of Portland, Maine, he d. 20 
Apl. 1861, aet. 71, they had Susan, who m. Capt. 
Jonathan Tucker, and d. s. p. 1848. 

9 George Nixon, b. Adams, Mass., 12 Apl. 1796, d. Pittsfield, 12 

Sep. 1861, Governor, 1843-51, Congress, 1831^3. 



6 James, 

7 Joseph, 

8 Thankful, 



10 William, 

11 Elizabeth, 

12 Samuel, 

13 Zephaniah, 



a cooper in Taunton, d. 21 Apl. 1721, aet. 62, ra. 
Elizabeth, dau. of Joseph Kingsburv- She was 
b. llMav 1670 or 1671, d. 27 Nov. 1729, aet. about 
59. . 



widow of 



Hopkins, m. 1787, Isaac Otis. They 



em. to Orange Co., N. Y., and he d. 1814. 

and his son, owned land at Stoughton, Mass., 20 
Feb. 1776. 

of Rochester, grad. Harvard, 9 Jan. 1743, d. circa. 
1782. 



14 John Briggs, of London, Eng. published in 1829 " History of the 

Rise of the Mohammedan power in India, trans- 
lated from the Persian. 4 vols. 8 vo." 



15 William, 

16 Walter, 

17 Eleanor, 

18 Eliakim, 



d. Charlestown, N. H., aet. 74. 27 Jan. 1847, grad. 
Dart. Coll. 1799. 

was living at Scituate, 14 Apl. 16.56. 

of Andover. d. 22 Feb. 1801, Avas 2nd wife of James, 
son of John and Phebe (Parker) Yarnum. She 
had 2 eh : one d. young, the other living 1851. 

of Diditon, d. 27 Sept. 1852, a. 87, was last of 7 ch : 
five boys of whom lived to be 96, 88, 86, 72, all 
retaining mental faculties to the last, and dying 
on or near the spot settled by ancestors 200 years 
ago. Their mother lived to be 104. 

16 



no 



NOTES FROM DIVERS SOURCES. 



19 George W. 

20 Mathias, 

21 William, 

22 John, Jr. 

23 Hannah, 

24 Nathaniel, 

25 James, 

26 Hannah, 

27 Benjamin, 

28 Barnabas, 



pastor 1st Church in Salem, 6 Jan. 1853, 

(? Bridges) lived at Boston 22 Sep. 1652, was in 
* Boston 30-8-1655. 

lived in Boston 21-11-1650. 

(Capt.) m. 2 Dec. 1712, Deborah, dan. of John and 
Deborah (Loring) Gushing, who was b. 4 Apl. 
1693. 

dau. William Briggs, of Boston, m. 27-6-1657, John 
Harris, by John Endicott, Gov'r. 

a freeman Block Island, 9 July, 1678. 

(Rev.) lived at Cummington 21 Nov. 1791. 

dau. Walter, of Scituate, m. Samuel (b. 1641, d. 
1680), son of John and Mary (Chilton) Winslow. 

d. 5 Mar. 1848, at Williamston, Mass., aet. 89, a rev. 
soldier. 

and wife Abigail, had at Provincetown, Mass., 
children : 

b. 24 Sept. 1778. 

3 Aug. 1780. 

29 July 1784. 

19 Juiie 1786. 

23 Auii'. 1788. 

24 Sept. 1791. 



29SETH, 

30 Mercy, 

31 Sally, 

32 Gate. 

33 Barnabas, 

34 Mahal A, 



35 Betsey, 



d. 22 Aug. 1863, at Freetown, aet. about 78, was 
relict of Gilbert BRUios, and dau. of captain Mat- 
thew and Hannali (Paine) Randall. 

36 Thomas Barker, of Scituate, m. Lucy, dau. of Dr. James and Lucy 

(Cushing) Gtis. (She b. 15 June 1763) and had 

cliildren 
Thomas. 
Gushing Otis. 
Deborah. 
Charles. 

37 Barnabas W. m. 17 Jan. 1831, Del)orali Otis, who was b. 12 Sept. 

1806. 

38 Irene, of Halifax, Mass., m. , 1773, Sylvanus, son of 

John and Ruth (Cobb) Bradford. He was b. 10 
Jan. 1755. 

39 David, of Scituate, m. Charlotte, dau. of Seth (b. 21 Mar. 

1770) and Betsey (Sables) Bradford. 

40 John, of Sandwich, Mass., estate adm. 1 June, 1641, left 

Avidow Katherine, and children. 

41 Samuel. 

42 Sarah. 



^WTES FliOM DIVEB8 SOURCES. 



Ill 



43 Walter, 

44 Cornelius, 

45 Clement, 



46 
47 

48 
49 
50 
51 



bore arms in Scituate 1043. 

m. 6 May 1683, Mehitable Annable,at Barnstable, 
Mass. 

mentioned in Bradford's letter to John Winthrop, 
1631, came in the ''Fortune" 1621, was at Wey- 
mouth 1633, acknowledged sale of land at Ply- 
mouth to Robt. Heeks, 29 Aug. 1638, made 
athdavit before Thomas Prence, Gov., same day, 
which deposition shows that he (Clement) was 
living about the year 1616, with Mr. Samuel 
Lathame, Barmundsey St.,' Southwarke, Eng- 
land. His will dated 1648, proved 24-8-1650, 
mentions wife Elizabeth, and sons, 
Jonathan, b. 14-4-1635. 

b. 1-11-1642. 

b. 14-4-1633. 

b. 23-6-1640. 

!- prob. by 2d. wife (S. B.) 



Clement, 

Thomas, 

David, 

John, 

Remond, 



52 Elizabeth, 

53 Clement, 

54 Marion L. 

55 Lydia, 



relict of Clement, deposed 28 Jul. 1659.' 

m. a^ov. 1697, Elizabeth Field, "Bridgewater, 
(Mass.) Records.' 



•>•) 



only dau. George Briggs, of New York, m. 20 
Nov. 1848, Otis W. Clapp. 



of Nantucket, ni 

children, 
Susan, 
Yalina, 
Edward B. 
Deborah, 
Charlotte. 



1785, Abel Rawson, and had 



b. 1795. 

m- Chas. F. Briggs. 



56 Titus, 

57 Elizabeth, m. 1. 

58 Hannah C. 



(Rev.) of Ohio, m. Harriet A., dau. of Solomon 
and Betsey (Butler) Barker, she b. 5 Jun. 1818. 

- Hopkins, 2. 1787, Isaac Otis. He 



moved to Orange Co., N, Y., and d. 1814. 



59 Hannah, 

60 Mary, 

61 Solomon, 



of Dedham, m. 23 Feb. 1847, Samuel Fletcher, of 
Andover. 

dau. of William, b. and buried at Boston, 28-6-1642. 

of Scituate. ni. 1712, Josiah, son of Josiah and 

Sarah (Baker) Litchfield, and had children 
Marv, b. 10 Oct. 1715. 
Josiah, 23 Feb. 1716. 

of Norton, m. 15 Dec. 1760, Remember, dau. of 
Samuel and (Abigail Buck or Fear Turner) 
Litchfield, of Scituate, b. 1728. 



112 NOTES FROM DIVERS SOURCES. 

62 Polly, m. 16 Aug. 1794, Silas Litchfield, of Scituate, and 

Emily, " b. 31 Mar. 1795. 

Freeman. 7 Mar. 1799. 

Eunice, 13 Jun. 1801. 

Harvey, 12 Aug. 1807. 

widow of Zebedee, d. 7 Dec. 1854, at Dighton, aet. 
90. 

of Calif, m. Siba Litchfield, who was b. 14 Nov. 
1802. 

relict of Clement, deposed regarding estate of 
husband, 28 Jul. 1056. 

m. dau. of Matfiew Cushin, owned land at Scit- 
uate, 18 Jul. 1657. 

of Roxbury, d. 8 Nov. 1856, aet 40. 

m. Abigail, (b. 17 )B) dau. of Hatherly and Bath- 
sheba (Turner) Foster, of Scituate. 



63 Prudy, 

64 Paul, 

65 Elizabeth, 
QQ Matthias, 

67 George W. 

68 Elisha, 

69 WiLAM, 

70 Simeon, 

71 John, 

72 James, 



Concord minute men, 25 Nov. 1776. 



73 Jeremiah, 



a rate paver north parish Lebanon, now Columbia, 

Conn. 1741. 
m. circa. 1660, Susannah, dau. of John and Bridget 

Hutchinson, of Alford. She was bap. 25 Nov. 

1636, and living 1671, with issue, one of whom, 

Jeremiah, was living 1696. 

74 Hannah, Mrs. of Taunton, m. 28 Apl. 1748, Helkiah, (b. 10 Oct. 

1727). son of Thomas and Naomi (Boothe) Pierce. 

75 Elkanah, Col. of Attleborough, d. at Canton, Mass., 23 July, 

1867, aet. 79-3-23. 

of Freetown, private in Cai)t. Levi Pounseviirs 
Co., 9th Kegt., Cont. army, Oct. 1775. 

mem. Capt. Henry Pierce's Co. Col. Theoph. Cot- 
ton's Regt. 1775. 



76 Jesse, 

77 Lemuel, 



78 Joseph, 

79 Nathaniel, 

80 Jacob, 

81 Jacob, Jr. 

82 Sylvia, 



83 Jabez, 

84 Abner, 



1 



J 



85 Enos, 

86 James, 



Capt. Seth Piercers Co. Col. Seth Murray's Regt. 
Hampshire Co. 3 mos. men. 

m. Stephen, (b. 28 Sep. 1771, d. 24 Dec, 1854), son 

of Stephen and Hope (Pierce) Hathaway, and 

lived at Dighton. 
m. Asenath,"(b. 30 Apl. 1801) dau. Eliphalet and 

Rebecca (Jones) Pierce, 
m. Deborah, (b. 18 Feb. 1736, d. 13 Nov. 1804) dau. 

of Nathaniel and Lydia (Bunker) Coffin, of Nan- 

shipwright at Salem, 1790-1817. 
soldier aiiainst Louisbourg, in Capt. James Smith's 
Co. 8th^Mass, Regt. 1745^. 



NOTES ¥11031 DIVERS SOURCES. 113 

87 Nathan, sou of 1>kn.i amin, (b. 2 Mar. 1755, d. 19 June 182()) 

and Eliza))eth (Spooner) Briggs, m. Sarah Perry, 
and had cliihlren: 

88 liENJAMiN, ) b. 2 Mar. 1755, d. lU June, 1826. 

89 Nathan, ! 

90 Leonard, ( all descended from Clement " the 

91 Jesse. J emigrant,'' 1621. 

92 KiTii. pul)lished for marriage 15 Sep. 1639, to deacon 

Samuel AVinslow, of Rochester. 
9;> Israel, of Conway, had dau. Sinai, who d. 21 j\Iar. 1861, 

aet. 6;>. She m. Alpheus Sanford, of Berkeley, 

and had 2 sons and 4 dan. 

94 Sarah, m. David Noyes, 25 Mar. 1758, as per Falmouth, 

(now Portland) Me., Records. 

95 Isaac, (Rev.) b. Halifax, Ms., 7 Mav, 1775, d. Morrisania, N.Y., 

22 Feb. 18(52. 
9() Ephraim, prob. bro. of foregoing, d. 22 July 1816. 



FROM '^ PIERCE'S PAPERS." 

NEW BEDFORD, MASS., LIBRARY. 

1 Enoch Briggs, b. 10 Mar. 1732, m. 11 Mar. 1756, Judith Wilbonr, 
Ovoevvt>- -'^ Jan. 1733. 
Children, 2 Orvin, (?) 1). 24 Nov. 1758. 

3 Rhoda, 17 Mar. 1760. 

4 Joseph, 21 Mar. 1762. 

5 William, 1(> Mar. 1764. 

6 Mary, 9 Jun. 1766. 

7 Abigail, . 22 A pi. 1768. 

8 Jeremiah, 7 Julv 1770. 

9 Phebe, Apl. 1773. 



10 Susanna Briggs, b. Apl. ? 1681, m. 22 Jan. 1700, Robert Uenuis, 

b. 1683. 

Children. Comfort, b. 12 Mar, 1703. 

Anne, 3 Julv 1704. 

John, 24 Jan. 1706. 

Thomas, 1708. 

Tabitha, 1710. 

Sarah, 16 Nov, 1716. 

Elizabeth, 1714. m. AVm. Gray. 

Deborah, 1712, m. Records. 

Lydia, 1719. 

Note. — " Robert Dennis ni. Scsaxxah BRuais, sister of Ej.izaukth Brkjcs. 
wife of .lohn AVoodman." 



m NOTES FliOM DIVERS SOURCES. 

11 Deborah Briggs. b. 6 Sep. 1694, d. Nov. 1773, m. 3 Mav, 1706, 

Benjamin Head, b. 1687, d. 6 Aug. 1717. 
Children, William b. 13 Jan. 1715, d. 1784. 



12 LoviT Briggs, b. 1727, (?) m. 5 Oct. 1737, Freelove Dring, b. 20 

Mar. 1720. 
Children, 13 Fobes,(0 b. 27 Sept. 1737. 

14 William, 19 Sept. 1743. 

15 Zada, 13 Sept. 1745. 

16 John, 4 Oct. 1747. 

17 Ephraim, 21 June 1749. 



13 Elizabeth Briggs, b. 10 Oct. 1714, m. 23 Dec. 1733, Joseph 

Babodie, b. 26 Jul. 1710. 
Children, Nathaniel, b. 17 Jul. 1734. 

Bartner, (?) 6 Nov. 1735. 

Mary, 8 Jun. 1737. 

Rebecca, 9 May 1739. 

Isaac, Dec. 1740. 

Ann, (?) 16 May 1742. 

Benj. Api. 1744. 

Elizabeth, 16 Nov. 1745. 



14 LoviT Briggs, of Little Compton, and Freelove Dring, of Tiver- 
ton, m. Oct. 6 1735. 



15 Elizabeth BRTG(iS, b. 27 Dec. 1689, d. Mar. 1760, m. 21 Oct. 1708, 

John Woodman, b. 25 Feb, 1682, d. 1730. 
Children, Silvester, b. 25 Jan. 1709, d. 4 Mar. 1760. 

Mary, 3 Sep. 1710, 1 Sep. 1711. 

Sarah, Apl. 1712. 

Elizabeth, 10 Sep. 1713. 

Enoch, 28 Jan. 1715. 

Edith, 20 Dec. 1719. m. Thos. AVilbur. 

William, 27 Mav 1721, d. 21 Nov. 1761. 

Deborah, 21 Oct. 1726, d. 30 Mar. 1760, m. Geo. 

Fease, (?) his 1st wife. 



NOTES FBOM DIVERS SOURCES. 115 

16 William Brigos. b- 1650, d. May 1716, m. 1680, Elizabeth— 1653, 

d. Aug. 1716. 
Children, 17 Susanna, b. 9 Apl. 16S1, m. Robt. Dennis. 

18 John, 13 Nov! 1685, d. 21 Jan. 1712. 

19 William, U Jan. 1688, d. Nov. 1763. 

20 Elizabeth, 27 Dec. 1689, d. Mar. 1763, m. 1. Rich, 

Sisson, 2. John Woodman. 

21 Thomas, 5 Sep. 1H93, d. 23 Mar. 1716. 

22 Deborah, 6 Sep. 169-t, d. Nov. 1773, m. Benj. 

Head. 

23 Job, 3 Aug. 1696, d. 1 Mar. 1727. 



24 William Briggs, b. 24 Apl. 1718, d. Aug. 1802. m. 16 Jul. 1739, 

Abishag Records, b. 1716, 
Children, 25 John, b. 1739. 

26 Cornelius, 9 Jan. 1742, d. 2 May 1803, soldier of the 

Revolution. 

27 Elizabeth, 30 Mar. 1744. 

28 Walter, 9 Nov. 1748. 

29 Richard, 14 Apl. 1751. 

30 Judith, 19 Aug. 1754. 

31 Betsey, 23 Mar. 1755. 

32 Job, 27 Feb. 1757, soldier of Rev. 

33 Martha, 29 Dec 1759. 






34 Job Briggs, b. (3?)-13 Aug. 1696, d. 28 Feb. 1727, m. Mary 

b. d. 23 Jun. 1749. 

Children, 35 Oliver, b. 27 Dec. 1716. - 2*^ >«^ «.-«-/ 

36 William, 24 Apl. 1718. 

37 Joseph, 4 Jan. 1720. 

38 Jeremiah. 1721. 

39 Deborah, 1723. 

40 Barshaba, (sic) 1724. 

41 Abigail, 1726. 

42 Walter, 1728. 

43 Lovit, 1730. 



44 William Briggs, b. 11 Jan. 1688, d. Nov. 1763, m. 25 Sep. 1713, 

Deborah Church, b. 1697. 
Children, 45 Elizabeth, b. 10 Oct. 1714. 



46 John, 


27 May 


1716. 


47 TH03IAS, 


12 Sep. 


1717. 


48 Mary, 


Aug. 


,1719- 


49 Sarah, 


5 Jun. 


1721. 


50 Job, 


4 Feb. 


1725. 


51 Job. (2d.) 


24 Jul. 


1727, d 


52 Susanna, 


23 Aug. 


, 1729. 


53 Enoch, 


10 Mar. 


1732, 


54 Nathaniel, 


30 Mar. 


1737. 


55 Priscilla, 




1739. 


56 Judith, 




1735. 



Jan. 1757. 



116 NOTES FROM DIVERS SOURCES. 

57 Freelove Dring, b. 1 Mar. 1720, m. Lovit Briggs. She was dau. 
ofThos. Dring, Sen'r., b. 1666, and m. 21 May 1606, 
Mary Bartlett, (or Butler) b. 1676. 



N. Y. GENEALOGICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD. 

Will of Ralph Pain, of Rhode Island, dated 23 Apl. 1722, mentions 
among other heirs, dau. Sarah Briggs. 

Benjamin L. son of Joshua and Freelove (Lattin) Holmes, (They 
m. 1822) m. Alvirah Briggs. 

John Clark, son of Benjamin and Mary (Houseman) Lattin, b. 2 
Jun. 1820, m. 11 Mar. 1845, Amanda Briggs. Issue, 
Josephine Adelle,b. 5 Apl 1846, Henrietta Louisa, b. 17 Apl. 

1848. 

Gilman Prichard, of Boston, m. Mary Briggs, and had dau. 

Sarah Sears Prichard, b, 3 Mar. 1824, who m. 6 Sep. 1854, Theo- 
dore Dwight Woolsey, D. D. L. L. D., of Yale College, Pres. 
1846-1871. She was his 2nd. wife. 

Bertram Peter Cruger, by his wife Catherine, dau. of John B. 
Church, had among other issue, a dau. Amelia, who m. Charles 
Briggs, of New Orleans. He was her 2nd. husband. 



MARRIAGE LICENSES, STATE OF NEW YORK. 

1 David, Mary Barber, of Southampton, 26 Oct. 1676. bonds- 

men : John Topping and John Cooper. 

2 John, Matthew Wilkins, (?) 5 Dec. 1684. 

3 Abigail, Thomas Pinkney, farmer, 28 Dec. 1758, bondsmen: 

Amos Dodge, of N. Y., house carpenter, Henry 
Coutant, of Westchester, drover. 

4 JosiAH, Bathsheba Williams, 13 Aug. 1760, bondsmen : 

Isaac Williams, yeoman, and said Josiah. 

5 John, Ruth Duncan, 13 Oct. 1778, bondsmen : Thomas 

Rasbridge, of N. Y., and said John. 
Ebenf^zer, of Lloyd's Neck, Queens Co., shipwright. Dea- 

dama Chace, 3 Sep. 1781, bondsmen: Joseph 

Herritage,of N.Y. City, tay lor, and saidEfiENEZER. 
Elizabeth, Justice Akin, 16 Oct. 1781, bondsmen : Eliakiji 

Briggs, and said Akin, yeomen, Newtown, 

Queens, Co., N. Y. 
Unice, John Stewart, ferryman, 1 Jul. 1783, bondsmen: 

said Stewart, and Nathaniel Jones, of N.Y. City. 

innkeeper. 



NOTES FBOM DIVERS SOURCES. 117 



APPLETON'S CYCLOPEDIA. 

Briggs, Henry Pekoxkt, Eiii;lish painter, b. 1793, d. London, Eng., 
Jan. 1844. Exhibited at Koy. xVcad. 1814, and in 1818, as an 
historical painter. His best known works are : " Othello rela- 
ting; his adventures to Desdemona," and " First interview 
between the Spaniards and Peruvians." 

Briggs, Charles Frederick, journalist, b. at Nantucket, moved to 
New York at early age. 1839 pub. " Adventures of Harry 
Franco, a tale of the Great Panic." 1843 pub. " The Haunted 
Merchant." 1847 pub. '* Trippings of Tom Pepi^er, or the 
Results of Romancing." 1845, with Edgar Allan Poe, conduct- 
ed " The Broadway Journal." 1853-1850, with George William 
Curtis and Parke Godwin, editorially managed '' Putnam's 
Magazine." 1858 associated editorially with "New York 
Times." 

" He is a writer of acuteness and vigor, and master of a caustic wit, 
with a nice perception of the peculiarities of human character." 



HOTTEN'S "EMIGRANTS FOR AMERICA "—1600-1700. 

Parish St. George, Burbadoes. Inquisition taken 23 Dec. 1G79. 

George, owned 140 acres, 1 white servant, 64 negroes. 
William, owned 12| acres, 7 negroes, 22 Dec. 1679. 



NEW YORK STATE LIBRARY, ALBANY, N. Y. . 

HISTORICAL DEPARTMENT. 

1 Abner, of Nantucket, petitions for relief of 

inhabitants of Nantucket, Oct. 1775. 

2 Abner, of Nantucket, petitions for relief of 

inhabitants of Nantucket, Apl. 1776. 

3 Edward, of Orange Co., N.Y., signs opposition 

to Great Britain, 17 July 1775. 

4 Ellis, a freeholder N. E. precinct of Dutch- 

ess Co., N.Y^ 5 July 1775. 

5 John, informed aaainst as a "torie" by 

Stephen Ivi'tchen, Albany Co., N.Y."^ 29 Oct. 1776. 

6 Jonathan, aet. 24, a baker, b. in Boston, enlisted 

at Warwasink. N.Y., in Capt. Jona- 
than Hallett's 7th Co. of Col. Pldlip 
Cortlandt's 2d N.Y. Regt. 22 June 1779. 

7 Elkanah, swears allegiance before Lieut. -Col. 

Jas. Vanderburgh, of Dutchess Co., 

New York, 18 June 1777. 

17 



118 



NOTES FRO 31 DIVERS SOURCES. 



8 Lawrence, 

9 Thomas, 

10 David, 

11 William, 

12 John. 

13 John, 

14 John * 

15 John, 
IG John, 

17 John, 

18 John. 

19 Edward, 



mem. 



2nd Co. foot militia Oraiiire 

Town, Orange Co., N.Y. ' 12 Mar. 1776. 

refused to sign opposition to Great 

Britain, Cornwall, Orange Co., N.Y. June 1775. 
estate settled at Southampton, Suffolk 

Co., N.Y. period, 1702-3. 

captain of ship Liver, of Liverpool, 

deposes at N. Y. 27 Sep. 1760. 

writes to Andrew Bondler, from 

Whorekill, Del., (or N. J.) 9 July 1(579. 

account against 18 Feb. 1679. 

writes secretarv Nicoll in relation to 

lands at Whorekill, 13 July 1(579. 

written to bv Jolin Oiile. of Newcastle 20 Jan. 16s0. 
written to by Thos. Wollaston, 25 Jan. 1680. 

mentioned as delator in a deposition 

made by Johannes d'Haes, " 3 Apl. 1680. 

of West Jersev, written to by Thonuis 

Wollaston, ' " 25 Aug. 1680. 

of East Chester, N.Y., a member of 

County Committee of Safety, May 1776-May 17771 



HUNTINGTON'S STAMFORD (CONN.) REGISTRATION. 



16 Oct. 1714. 
6 Feb. 1745-(). 



1 Daniel, m. 24 Nov. 1704, YA'iz- 13 Daniel, 

abeth Newman, ami had, 14 Elizabeth, 

2 Sarah, 29 Mar. 170,5-6. 

3 Nathaniel, 19 Jun. 1708. 

4 Elizabeth, 29 Sep. 1712. 15 Nathaniel, m. 26 Feb. 1(33-4, 

in Stamford Hannah June, and had, 

5 Mary, 24 Jan. 171(3-7. ^^^ Sarah, 2 May 1740 

6 Philip, 1 17 Lydia, 9 Apl. 1742, 

! 18 Hannah, 11 Feb. 1744-5. 



7 Philip son of; Capt. Daniel, ^jg i^^,,^3P^^ m. 21 Aug. 174(i, 
b. - Jun. KoO. jy^^j.^ Smith, and had. 



ary 

20 Rachel, 

21 Prudence, 



31 Oct. 1746. 
10 Jan. 1747-8. 



8 Daniel, m. Greenwich, 4 Feb. 

1736-7, Hannah How. and 

had, 22 John, m. 24 Dec. 1782, Han- 

9 CoMEORT, 14 Mar. 1737-8. nah June, and had, 

10 Hannah, 7 Oct. 1739. 23 Prudence. 2 Apl. 1783. 

11 Mary, 12 Aug. 1741. j 24 John, (i Sep. 1781. 

12 Esther, 12 May 1743. ! 25 John, Sr. (22) d. 28 Oct. 1789. 



* Autograph appended to said letter. 



1 oHV )>l) 9T 



NOTES FROM DIVERS SOURCES. 



119 



2(3 Caleb, m. 21 Sep. 1775, Sarah '30 Benjamin, 



Smith, and had, 

27 John, 18 Jul. 1776. 

28 Sally, 17 Sep. 1778. 

29 Jemima, 19 Sep. 1783. 



31 Ann, 

32 Joseph, 

33 Abigail, 

34 Samuel, 



8 Mar. 1786. 
25 Dec. 1788. 
U Mar. 171)0. 

5Jun. 1791. 
17 May. 1795. 



FROM RHODE ISLAND CENSUS, 1774. 



1 Nathaniel, 

2 William, 

3 Jethro, 

4 Job, 

5 George, 

6 Isaac, 

7 Joseph, 

8 Ebenezer, 
Charles. 

10 John, 

11 Richard, 

12 William, 

13 Caleb, 

14 Ceve ? 

15 Job, 

16 John, 

17 El YIN, 

18 John Jr, 

19 Thomas. 

20 Thomas,, 

21 Nathan 

99 



Newport, 3 sons 

Newport, 2 

Newport, 3 

Warwick, 3 

Warwick, 8 

Warwick, 2 

Warwick, 3 

Warwick, 3 

Warwick, 4 

N. Kiniistown, 1 

N. Kingstown, 4 

N.Kingstown, 4 

E. Greenwich, 2 

E. Greenwich, 1 

E. Greenwich, 2 

E. Greenwich, 3 

E. Greenwich, 2 

E. Greenwich, 3 

E. Greenwich, 3 

E. Greenwich, 3, 

E. Greenwich. 3 



22 Richard, son of John, E. Green w'ch 5 



23 
24 
-25 
26 
27 
28 
29 
30 
31 
32 
33 
34 
35 
36 
37 
38 



Richard, E. Greenwich, 

Joseph, Scitnate, 

Moses, W. GreenAvich, 

Stephen, W. Greenwich. 

Robert, W. Greenwich, 

John, W. Greenwich, 

Gardner, W. Greenwich, 

AzARiAH, W. Greenwich, 

Hermann, Coven tiy, 

Henry, Coventry, 

William, Coventry, 

Ben.tamin, Coventry, 

Peleg, Exeter, " 
MARY,(widow) Tiverton, 

Ann. Little Compton, 

LovETT, Little Compton, 

P^NOCH, Little Compton, 

Richard, Little Compton, 
Widow^ Briggs Little Compton, 



40 
41 
42 William, Little Compton, 



3 
3 
2 

2 
4 
3 

o 

fj 

9 

2 
1 
4 
3 
4 
1 
2 

5 
1 
1 
5 



, 3 dan. 
4 
4 
1 
3 
1 
4 
6 
1 
2 
6 
4 
3 
1 
1 
4 
6 
4 
5 
3 
4 
5 
2 
3 
4 
2 
5 
3 
4 
3 
2 
4 
2 
4 
4 
4 
1 
2 
4 



negroes. 



120 



NOTES FR02I DIVERS SOURCES. 



43 townsend, 

44 Oliver, 

45 Parbon, 

46 James, 

47 Randall, 

48 Robert, 



Cranston, 
Cranston, 
Cranston, 
Cranston, 
Cranston, 
Cranston, 



4 
5 

2 
1 
4 

7 



sons, 



49 Sarah, (widow) Cranston, 



dan. 



RHODE ISLAND ROLL OF FREEMEN 


ADMITTED. 


1 John, 


Newport and Portsmouth, 


lOct. 1638. 


2 John, 


Newjjort and Portsnioutli, 


30 Apl. 1639. 


3 William, 


Newport and Portsmouth, 


30 Apl. 1672. 


4 Thomas, • 


(Prudence I.) Newp't and Portsm'th, 6 May 1673. 


5 Thomas, 


Newport and Portsmouth, 


30 Apl. 1678. 


6 Enoch, 


Newport and Portsmouth, 


Feb. 1723-4. 


7 Job, 


Newport and Portsmoutli, 


2 May 1738. 


8 John, 


Providence. 


Mav 1738, 


9 John, Jr., 


Providence, 


30 Apl. 1745. 


10 John, 


Warwick, 


2 Mav 1727. 


11 James, 


Warwick, 


5 MaV 1696. 


12 William, 


Warwick, 


Mav 1739. 


13 Job, 


Warwiclv, 


MaV 1757. 


14 George, 


Warwick, 


May 1758. 


15 John, 


Rochester or Kiniistown, 


20 Mav 1671. 


10 John, 


Narragansett, 


« MaV i'S'l-^ 


17 Francis, 


N. Kingstown, 


2 MaV 1732. 


IS John, Jr. 


N. Kingstown, 


3 May 1737. 


19 Peleg, 


N. Kingstown, 


Jun. 1756. 


20 Richard, Jr. 


E. Greenwich. 


3 Mav 1726. 


21 Richard, 


E. Greenwich, 


1 MaV 1730. 


22 John, 


E. Greenwich, 


30 Apl. 1734. 


23 Caleb, 


E. Greenwich, 


30 Apl. 1745. 


24 Benjamin, Jr 


. E. Greenwich. 


30 Apl. 1745. 


25 Thomas, 


son of Ben.tamin, PI Greenwich, 


May 1756. 


26 John, 


E. Greenwicli, 


May 1757 


27 Caleb, 


E. Greenwich, 


MaV 1757, 


28 Elvin, 


E. Greenwich, 


MaV 1758, 


29 Robert, 


Scituate, 


5 MaV 1734, 


30 Robert, 


W. Greenwich, 


3 MaV 1744, 


31 William, 


S. Kingstown, 


1 MaV 1744, 


32 John, 


Little Compton, 


1 MaV 1757, 



OLD NEWSPAPERS OF RHODE ISLAND. 



1 William, 

2 Ruth, 

3 Nathaniel, 



m. Dec. 1789, Alray Eyres, Newport. 

sister of Capt. William, d. Newport, 23 Oct. 179S. 

(Capt.) of Tiverton, d. 24 Jul. 1801, aet. 65. 



yOTJSS FliOM DIVEES SOURCES. 



121 



4 Nathaniel, 

5 Job, 

(> John, 

7 Cornelius, 

8 Thomas, 

9 Jethro, 
10 Jethro, 



of New Slioreliam, d. at New York, Nov. 1802, n. 45. 
had dau. Priscilla, wlio m. Ediiuiud Brownell, of 

Little Oompton, Oct. 1801. 
Cai)t. liad dau. Margaret, wlio m. Daniel Gould, of 

3iiddleto\vii, at Newport, 'I'l Feb. ISIG. 
son of Cornelius, of Lit. Conipton, d. 26 Oct. 1819, 

aet. 23. 
of Lit. Compton, d. 29 Apl. 1822, a. 04. 
of Lit. Compton, d. Sept. 1822, a. 26. 
of Newport, d. 22 Feb. 1824, a. 79, at Newport. 



11 Priscilla, 

12 Hannah, 

13 Margaret, 



31 A R R I A G E s . 

dau. of Job and Edmund Brownell, Lit. Compton' 

Oct. 1801. 
dau. of Joseph and Benj. Weaver, of Perrv Npt. 

29 Oct. 1809. 
dau. of Capt. John of Npt. and Daniel Gould of 

Middletown, 22 Feb. 1816. 



ESSEX INST. COLL. SALEM, MASS. 

Enos, (shipwright) m. Sarah, dau. Edward and Rachel 

(Cushini:;) Thomas, (she b. Pembroke 6 Feb. 1755, 
d. Saleni, 9 Dec. 1833.) Their children were : 
Sally, b. 25 Oct. 1778, d. 9 Apl. 1856, m. 1. David Smith, 

2. John Bott. 
Enos, b. 25 Mar. 1781, d. 9 Oct. 1837, m. Lucy A. Morse. 
Samuel, b. 10 Dec. 1783, d. 10 Nov. 1859, m. 1. Susan 

Whittemore, 2. Marv S. Bowles. 
Judith, b. 26 Auo;. 1786, d. 3 Sep. 1836, m. Geo. Deane. 
Polly, b. 1 Mar. 1789, d. 24 Mar. 1834, m. Nathan Cook. 
Betsey, b. 19 Mar. 1792, d. 7 Jan. 1814, s. p. 
Rachel, b. 28 Feb. 1796, d. — Sep. 1836, m. John Burlev. 



HINMAN'S PURITAN SETTLERS OF CONNECTICUT. 

1 AViLLiAM, (? Biggs) of Middletown, d. 1681, leavinu" issue : 

2 William, b. 16(;6. 

3 Mary, b. 1667. 

4 Thomas, b. 1672. 

5 Elizabeth, b. 1673. 

6 Sarah, b. 1675. 

7 John, b. 1677. 

8 John, (^ Bridgs) oi' Boston, had wife ]\Iary ; sold land in 

Lyme, Conn., 9 Jan. 1674. 



im iSrOTES FROM DIVE us SOURCES. 

!) William, of Lyme, deeded land in Lvme to John, 1680. 

10 William, (? Bridi>e) deeded land to John bobbins 1673. 

11 John, owned land at Lyme, 1(5.3. 

12 William, (son of John) m. , and had : 

13 Mary, 30 July 1672. 

14 Peter, 5 Feb. 1680. 



O'CALLAGHAN'S DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF NEW YORK 

BOROrOH of WESTCHESTER. 

List of neiiTOfi in Capt. Joshna Hunt's Foot Co. District, taken Apl. 

9, 1755. 
Walter Brigs, liad male Newport^ female Nanney. 



SABINE'S AMERICAN LOYALISTS. 

George, attainted of treason in Pa., and discharged. 

William, of N. Y., transported with family 8 persons and 4 

servants to Slielburne, N. S., at close of Revolution. 



NOTES FROM ORATION. 

Delivered by Rev. N. W. Everett, at the bi-centennial celebra- 
tion of the settlement of Rochester, Mass., 22 Jul. 1879, published 
in the ''New Bedford Mercury." 

Samuel Briggs, with 28 others were original purchasers of the 
territory from the Indians, 22 Jul. 1679. 

Samuel Briggs, ,}\\ was of the "Revolutionary Committee,"' ap- 
pointed 28 Dec. 1772. 

Nathaniel Briggs, was of the Commission appointed Mar. 1775, 
"to see that the minute men equip themselves." 

In the company of "minute men" that responded to the first call 
19 Apl. 1775, are found the names of Corporal Elisha Briggs, and 
private John Briggs. 

In the second company that responded to the "Lexington 
alarm," are Lieut. Nathaniel Briggs, Serg't John Briggs, and pri- 
vates Briggs and Elisha Briggs. 

In the town of Wareham, Benjamin Briggs was one of a commit- 
tee appointed 18 Jan. 1773, "to consider the grievances the 
Provinces are under." 



NOTES FROM DIVERS SOURCES. 12-i 

Among the "minute men" that marched to Marshfield 19 Apl. 
1775, were Lieut. Joshua Biuggs and private Benjamin Briugs. 

Perez Briggs, enlisted for five months, June 1776. 

Hallet Briggs, enlisted for two months, 1777. 



SUNDRY NOTES. 



1 TniOTHY, deacon of Norton, had dau.. 

2 Hannah, b. 23 Jun. 177-3, m.o Oct. 1797, Noah Deane atid had. 
Children. Timothv B, b. 12 Sep. 1798, d. s. p. N. Orleans. 
PvaehelF, 11 Jun. 1800, d. 180?.. 

Daniel W, 26 Dec. 1802, d. s. p. )847, N. Orleans. 

Hannah B, 29 Oct. 180(5, d. 11 Aug. JS61, m. 2 Aug. 

1832, Capt. Flavius Delano, had 1 ch. 

3 George, (Capt.) of Barbados, buys Noddle's Island, near Boston, 

of Nathaniel Maverick, 14 Jan. I(i49. 

4 Alanson, a farmer, Watertown, Mich., m. ^lary and 

had, 
5 Thomas William, b. 10 May 1827. 

6 Thomas William, m. 20 Dec. 1848, Rebecca Matilda Kent, (d. 7 

Aug. 1860, Bainbridge, O., and had, 
Henry Lyman, b. 10 Nov, 1850. 

7 Noah, a resident of Voluntown, Conn., 29 Mar. 17.53 to 

1760. 

8 Aaron, a mulatto slave in "Gaspee"' expedition, 8 Jul. 

1772, R. I. 

9 Isaac Bowen, mem. Gen. Assembly, Jamestown. R. I., 1876. 

10 Thomas, left London, Eng., for Barbados with George Fox, 

6 mo. 1671. 



ANCIENT DEEDS, WILLS, ETC. 

The will of JOHN BRIGGS, SEN'R, of Portsmouth, R. L Re- 
corded in ^'Council Book Portsmouth." Vol. II. 278. Dated 19 
Apl. 1690. Proved 9 mo. 16th, 1690. 

Item. I give and bequealh to my well beloved son ENOCH 
BRIGGS. all and every part of my lands, hereditaments and real 
estate whatsoever, and wheresoever the same being, to me belong- 
ing, and the same to my son ENOCH BRIGGS, his heirs and 
assigns forever; and I also give and bequeath unto my said son 
ENOCH BRIGGS, all and every part of my personal estate in 
goods, chattels, debts and monies whatsoever to me belonging, 
excepting only the payment of my just debts, and the several 
legacies by me herein given and bequeathed. 



mJf NOTES FROM DIVERS SOURCES. 

Item. I give and bequeath to my oldest son JOHN BRIGGS, 
also to my son THOMAS BRIGGS, to each of them one shilling in 
New England money. I also give and bequeath to my daughter 
Susanna Northway, one shilling in money. 

The principal reason of my bequeathing to my said sons and 
daughter one shilling, is to prevent their future claims to any part 
of my estate, they having long since received their portions and 
are gone from me. 

Item. I give and bequeath unto my son JOB BRIGGS, three 
ewes and two weather lambs, and also two heifers, to be delivered 
unto him, or his lawful order, within twelve months after my 
decease. 



Deed of Lai^d from JOHN BRIGGS, SEN'R, to his son JOHN. 
Recorded in "R. I. Colonial Land Evidence," Book, I. 201-2. Dated 
at Bortsmouth, U Oct. 1679. 

JOHN BRIGGS, SEN'R, of Portsmouth, for love etc., to my 
eldest son JOHN BRIGGS, of Portsmouth, | of purchaser's share 
of land in Dartmouth, said land adjoining to land of the Widow 
Fancy, at Ponagansett. Condition that his wile Hannah, if she 
survive him, shall enjoy the same during her life, or while she re- 
mains a widow. If she marry again, then to my grandson JOHN, 
second son of my son JOHN, and his heirs male ; and if he die 
without issue, then to my son JOHN'S next younger son and so 
on. In case of failure ot all, then to my son JOHN'S eldest son 
EDWARD, (all to male heirs,) and if he fail, to the nearest heir 
male of my body, he paying to the daughters of my son JOHN, or 
their heirs then living, £20, and to the others equivalent (in or as 
money.) Oct. 14 1679 

EnwARDT Lay,( Witnesses. JOHN L BRIGGS, Sen'r [seal.] 

JohnSanford, ) '""^''^ 



A further agreement concerning the above, on p. 205, is as 
follows : 

And it is further agreed, and I, the within named JOHN 
BRIGGS, SEN'R. do give and grant to my said son JOHN BRIGGS, 
and his heirs as within expressed, that the part or half of my said 
share of land within given, the bounds thereof shall comprehend 
and take in all the lainl in the said share which my son JOHN 
hath broken up and cleared, although the said bounds should ex- 
tend the one-half or nioietv of the said share. Oct. 11 1679. 

his 

his . JOHN L BRIGGS, Sen'r. [seal.] 

Edward r Lay,' Witnesses. "hi^^ 

John Sa™d. ) JOHN A BRIGGS, Jr. [seal.] 

' lllcillv 



NOTES FM03I DIVEBS SOUBCES. 125 

Deed ekom John Dunham, Sr., of Plymouth to JOHN BEIGGS, 
SEN'll. Dated 6 Oct. 1602. Eecoided in ''K. I Colonial Land 
Evidence." Book I. 264. 

John Diinliam, Sen., of Plymouth, yeoman, for £42, to JOHN 
BRIGGS, Sen'k, of Portsmouth, yeoman, all my lot or portion of 
land at Acushnet, Cookset, and places adjacent in New Plymouth. 

Consented to, by Abigail, wife of said John Dunham, Oct. 6, 1662. 
Nathaniel Morton,) 

T ^'i' T. \ Witnesses. JOHN DUNHAM, [seal.] 

Jonathan -|- Pratt, Ij ^ ^ 

mark ' 



Deed from JOHN BRIGGS, Sen'r, of Portsmouth, to son THOMAS. 
Recorded in " R. I. Colonial Land Evidence, Book I. — 268." 

JOHN BRIGGS, Sen'r, of Portsmouth, yeoman, for love and aflec- 
tion, to his second son, THOMAS BRIGGS, and Mary, his wiie, ^ of 
a purchaser's share in Dartmouth, (New Plymouth), at Ponagansett, 
containing 3.5 acres, bounded N. by land given by me to my son, 
JOHN BRIGGS, E. by the cove or creek, S. by land of me, said 
JOHN BRIGGS, Sen'r, W. by land lying in common, with mead- 
ows, uplands, &c., belonging to said ^ part. 

If said THOMAS decease, his said wife Mary to enjoy tiie same, if 
she continue a widow, during her life. 

If said THOMAS, or his wife Mary, rent the same, I, or my suc- 
cessors in my land adjoining, to have the refusal. Mar. 11, 1678-9. 

John Sanford,) y^^^^^^^^^^^ jqhn l' BRIGGS, Sen'r. [seal.] 
Richard Tarr.) mark. 



Deed from John Bailey, of Newport, to JOHN BRIGGS, Jr. 
Recorded " R. I. Colonial Land Evidence," Book L— 347-8. 

John Bailev, of Newport, Dominion of New England, for £146 
silver money of New England, to JOHN BRIGGS, Jr., of Ports- 
mouth, a farm at and near Packitt brook, in Punkatest, Bristol Co., 
New England, bounded S. by Little Com])ton North line, W. by 
Packit brook and the highway, N. by Major Poulding's land, 50 poles 
wide and a mile in length, 100 acres; and also ^th part of a share of 
all the undivided lands in Little Compton, with a dwelling house on 
it, where David Lake lately^ dwelt. Feb. 14, 1687. 

' [Witnesses. JOHN i BAILEY, [seal.] 

Thomas Ward.) mark 

( Release by Sutton, wife of John Bailey, acknowledged before 
Peleg Sanford, Justice.) 



Deed from Edward Fisher, Sen'r, of Portsmouth, to dau. HANNAH 
BRIGGS. Recorded " R. I. Colonial Land Evidence." Book 
I. 231. 

I, Edward Fisher, Sen'r, of Portsmouth, give and bequeath to my 

18 



126 NOTES FROM DIVERS SOURCES. 

(laniihter HANNAH BRIGGS, wife to JOHN BRIGGS, of said 
Portsiiiouth, 30 acres of land lying near the circuit bounded W. on 
Francis Brayton's lands, N. by Thomas Waite's lands, E. and S. by 
the common, t%c. May 24, 1677. 

IlTas wTllSms. \ Witnesses. EDWARD FISHER, [s.] 

Sworn to Nov. 11, 1681, before George Lawton, Assistant. 



Deed from Richard Smith to JOHN BRIGGS, of Narragansett. 
Recorded '' R. I. Colonial Land Evidence." Book I. p. 63. 

Richard Smith, of King's Province, for £5 to JOHN BRIGGS, of 
Narragansett, the lauds formerly belonging to Reul)en Willis, which 
I bought of his father and mother, Wm. and Susanna Hix (in Eng- 
land), they having authority to sell the same, being 57 acres in 
Narragansett, bounded E. by .500 acres not laid out, W. by the com- 
mon, N. bv the highway, and S. by land of Samuel Waite. Jan. 
11,1672. 

his \ 

^^^^\!?.?^^^^'^^'r Witnesses. RICHARD SMITH, [s.] 

John Greene. 



] 



Extract from Deed in possession of Mrs. Jane (BRIGGS) Cuthbert 
Whitestone, (L. I.,) N. Y. 

This indenture, made 16 June, in the 10th of George 2. (1736) be- 
tween Joshua Leggett, of Westchester, carpenter, and Nehemiah 
Oakley, of same place, yeoman, of ye one part, and AVALTER 
BRIGGS, of Hackinsack, in ye County of Bergen, in ye province of 
New Jersey, carpenter, of ye other part, witnesseth ; that tlie parties 
of ye first part do quit-claim unto WALTER BRIGGS for consider- 
ation 276Z. those lands which they purchased of Abigail Oakley, 
widow and relict of Thomas Oakley, deceased, by deed dated 14 Feb. 
1733, and described as follows : one parcel laying partly in West- 
chester, and partly in the Long Reach (so called) containing 80 a. and 
bounded by land of Stephen Williams, by highways, by land of Sam- 
uel Warren, by Brunxes River ; and one other piece of 15 a. situate 
in the Yonkers, and joining to the said Brunxes River, is bounded 
as per previous deed of conveyance from Henry Tippet to Thomas 
Oaldey, decVl, together Avith dwelling house and buildings, etc., etc., 
and also the Grist-mill and Saw-mill standing on Brunxes River, 
joining said lands, mill-dams, tools, and appurtenances, &c. 

[Signed,] Jostifa Leggett. [seal.] 

In presence of Abigail Leggett. [seal.] 

Israel Hunt, Nehemiah Oakley, [seal.] 

her 

Stephen Williams. Jane X Oakley. [seal.] 

mark 

Acknowledged before Israel Honeywell, Common Pleas Judge. 



NOTES FBOM DlVIJIiS SOUliCES. 127 

Extracts from the will of ENOCH BRIGG8, dated at Portsmouth 
Jun. 2 172(), and probated Apl. 26 1734. Kecorded in (Council Book 
No. 3, p. U8 and 149. 

Item. I give and bequeath unto my well beloved wife HANNAH 
BRIGGS, during the term she remains my wdow, the whole use, 
porlits and improvement of all my housing and land, situate in 
the township of Portsmouth, aforesaid, with all the privileges and 
appurtenances thereunto belonging. 

I give and bequeath moreover unto my said wife, all my living 
stock of cattle, horse-kind, sheep and swine, together with all my 
household goods, with all the rest of my personal estate, whatso- 
ever, during the said term she remains my widow, but in case she 
shall alter her condition by marriage, then n)y will is, that she 
shall forthwith make distribution of the whole of my personal estate 
at her own discretion amongst her three youngest daughters, viz : 
Abigail, the wife of John Butts, SARAH BEIGGS and Susanna, the 
wife of William Cook, or to their legal representatives, also, iuither 
my will is, thatif my said wife do not alter her condition by marriage, 
that she devise my whole personal estate, or the produce thereof 
with the produce of my real estate amongst her three youngest 
daughters aforenamed, or to their legal representatives at her own 
discretion as aforesaid ; after the decease or marriage of HANNAH 
BRIGGS, my said wife, that which first happens Avith her then the 
profits and improvements of all my housing and small lots of land on 
the south side, so called, in the township of Portsmouth aforesaid 
being in Nos. 16 & 34 together with the profits and improvement of six 
acres of land, be it more or less as it is now fenced ofi", at the north- 
east corner from my homestead farm in the township of Portsmouth, 
aforesaid, I give unto her daughter Abigail Butts, during the term of 
her natural life and after the decease of her, the said Abigail, then I 
give and bequeath the said two lots, housing and six acres of land in 
equal division bet^^een her two daughters, viz : Hope ]Moon and 
Abigail Moon, and to the heirs of their bodies, forever,Jbut if either 
of the said Hope or Abigail Moon shall die without sucn heirs, then 
my will is, that the survivor of them shall enjoy the portion of her, 
so deceasing; and be to her and to the heirs of her body forever, and 
for want of such heirs in them, the said Hope and Abigail Moon or 
either of them as aforesaid, then my will and mind is, that the said 
lots, housing and six acres of land shall descend to the other two 
daughters of the said Abigail Butts, viz: Hannah Butts and 
Constance Butts, equally to be divided between them, and the heirs 
of their bodies forever, or the lawful heirs of the body of the 
survivor, if the other dies without such heirs. 

Item. I give and bec[ueath after the decease of my said wife or 
her marriage, (that which first happens.) the profits and improve- 
ments of all the rest of my lands and housing in Portsmouth afore- 
said, with all the privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging 
in equal division between her two daughters, viz : Sarah I^riggs 
and Susannah, the wife ol AVilliam Cook, during the term of their 
natural lives, and after the decease of them, the said Sarah and 
Susannah, the said inheritance to descend to the heirs of their 
bodies forever, equally; but in case either of them the said Sarah 



128 XOTES FROM DIVERS SOURCES. 

or Susannah shall die without such heirs, that then the said inherit- 
ance to be enjoyed by the heirs of the survivor of them forever 
as aforesaid. 

And further my mind and will is, that if the said Sarah and 
Susannah shall die without such heir or heirs of their body or bodies, 
as aforesaid, that then the inheritance hereby given and 
bequeathed to them shall descend unto the daughters of the above 
named Abigail Butts, to be equally divided amongst them and to 
the lawful heirs of their bodies forever, and for want of such heirs 
or issue in them, then I give and bequeath all my housing and 
lands in the township of Portsmouth, aforesaid with all the privi- 
leges and appurtenances thereto belonging, unto my brother JOB 
BRIGGS, and to his heirs and assigns forever. 

Item. I give and bequeath unto my wife's daughter, Eliphal 
Br ay ton, one good cow. 

Item. I give unto John Moon, my said wife's grandson, five 
shillings, in or equivalent to money to be paid to him by my execu- 
trix, in one year after my decease, being his portion in full of what I 
intend for him, out of my estate, both real and personal whatsoever* 



Extracts from the Will of HANNAH BRIGGS, dated June 14 
173-1. Probated Nov. 8 1736, in Portsmouth, R- I., and recorded in 
Council Book No. 3, of said Portsmouth, p. 178. 

Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter Abigail Butts, one 
bedstead and cord, a feather bed, the ticking thereof of country 
linen, now standing in the south chamber of the house where I 
now live, a boulster and two pillows, two coverlets, one made of 
toe the other woolen, two blankets and a pair of sheets, a 
suit of whit|^ linnen curtains, and valens and a head cloth, one gown 
of blue warp, frilled with moss colour and blue twisted together, 
and a striped liannel coat, my chest with drops, one silver spoon, 
six earthen plates, three of them commonly called stone plates, 
and one cow, to be by her, or her legal representative, possessed 
immediately after my decease. 

Item. I give and bequeath to my grand-daughter, Hannah 
Willcox, daughter of my son Daniel, late dec'd, my white chest, 
which was my own before I was married. 

Item, All the rest and residue of my personal estate whatso- 
ever and wheresoever it is to be obtained, not herein or otherwise 
disposed of, I give and bequeath to my two daughters, namely : 
SARAH BRIGGS, and Susannah Cook, equally to be divided 
between them or the legal representative of the survivor of 
them. 



LAND TRANSACTIONS. 



129 



EXTRACTS FKOM 

LAND TRANSACTIONS RECORDED AT TAUNTON, MASS. 



1 John, 

2 John, 

3 John, 

4 John, 

5 Sarah, 

6 Hannah, 



7 John, 

8 John, Sr. 

9 John, Sr. 

10 John, 

11 John, 

12 John Sr. 

13 John, Sr, 

14 Hannah, 

15 John, 

16 John Sr. 

17 John, 

18 John, 



GEAXTORS. 

of Taunton, son of Richard, dec'd, to 

Jared Talbott, of Tiiunton, land in 

Taunton, So. Purchase, 15 May 1699. 

of Taunton, to Nathan'l Thayer Jr., 

of Taunton, land in Taunton, 16 Mar. 1702-3. 

of Scituate, to John Reed, Jr. of Free- 
town, land in Shawomet Great 

Neck, 
of Scituate, to William Slead, of 

Shawomet, Co- Bristol, land in Little 

and Great Neck, 
and Ezekiel Lewis, both of Boston, to 

Seth Pope, of Dartmouth, land, in 



2 Apl. 1711. 



2 Apl. 1711. 



(<3) 



7 Mar. 1705. 

of Boston, spinster, only sister of 
John BRiGGS,late of Scituate, one of 
the sons of Cornelius Briggs, late 
of Scituate, boatman dec'd, to Isaac 
Chace, of Shawomet, in the town- 
ship of Swanzey,land in Shawomet, 20 Nov. 1710, 

of Plymouth, to Abraham Baker, oif 
Shawomuk, land in Shawomuk, 3 Apl. 1711. 

of Norton, to Giles Gilbert, of Taun- 
ton, bond, 29 Mar. 1714. 

of Norton, to Eliazor Gilbert, of Taun- 
ton, land in Norton, 29 Mar. 1714. 

of Taunton, to Nicholas Smith of 
Norton, land in Norton, 22 Apl. 1715. 

of Taunton, and Hannah, his wife, to 
Andrew Belcher, et al. land in 
Taunton, 30 Mar. 1715. 

of Norton, to Jas. Leonard, Jr., of 
Taunton, land in Norton, 21 Dec. 1713. 

of Norton, to John Hall, of Norton, 
land in Norton, 16 Mar. 1714-5. 

of Boston^ to Thomas Turner, of 
Shawomett, in Swansey, land in 
Shawomett, Swansey, 8 July 1712. 

of Scituate, to Isaac Chace, of Shawo- 
mett, land in Shawomett, — Apl. 1711. 

of Norton, to John Williams, of Taun- 
ton, land in Norton, 25 Jul. 1717. 

of Dartmouth, to Henry Howland, of 
Dartmouth, land in Dartmouth, 5 Jan. 1715-6. 

and Hannah, his wife, of Taunton, to 
Commission''rs appointed by General 
Court, land in Taunton, 13 Feb. 1716. 



130 




19 John, 




20 John, 




21 John, 


Sr. 


22 John, 




23 John, 




24 John, 




25 John, 




26 John, 




27 John, 




28 John, 


Sr. 


29 John, 


2d 


30 Hannah, 


31 John, 


Jr, 



32 John, 

33 John, Jr, 
31 John, 

35 John, 

36 John, 

37 John, 3d, 

38 John, 

39 John, Jr. 

40 John, 

41 John, 3d, 

42 John, 



LAND TRANSACTIONS. 

of Norton, son of William, ofTaiin 

ton, to John Newland, Sr. of Norton, 

land in Norton, 12 Nov. 1717. 

of Norton, to Kichard Godfree, Jr., of 

Taunton, land in Norton, 21 Dec. 1713. 

of Norton, to John Hall, of Norton, 

release of mortgage, 25 July 1717. 

grand senior, of Norton, to son John, 

land in Norton, 13 Oct. 1718. 

of Tannton, to Eliazer Eddy, of Nor- 
ton, land in Norton, 31 July 1717. 
son of Richard, dec'd, of Tannton, to 

Thos. Porter, of Weymouth, land in 

Taunton, 5 July 1701. 

of Taunton, to John Kino-, of Taunton 

land in Taunton. 7 1'" J"ly 1717. 

of Dartmouth, to Wm. Shearman, of 

Dartmouth, land in Dartmouth, 27 Jun. 1719. 

of Scituate. to AVm. Chase, of Shawo- 

met-Swansey, land in Shawomet, 28 Feb. 1711-12. 
of Norton, son of William Briggs, of 

Taunton, to Richard Godlrey, Jr., of 

Taunton, land in Taunton, ^ 9 May 1793. ? 

of Norton, to John Wilbore, of Taun- 
ton, land in Taunton, 31 Jan. 1723-4. 
of Duxhury, to Sam'l Holmes, of Nor- 
ton, land in Norton, 16 July 1720. 
and wife Hannah and Nathaniel 

Wetherell, division deed, land in 

Norton, 21 Dec. 1724. 

of Taunton, son of Jno. Briggs, to 

Nicolas White, sen., of Taunton, 

land in Taunton, 1 Jul. 1703. 

of Norton, to Jeremiah Wetherell, of 

Taunton, land in Norton, 31 Aug. 1725. 

of Boston, to Wm. Almy, of Tiverton, 

land in Tiverton, 20 Feb. 1726. 

of Dartmouth, to his son Weston 

Briggs, land in Dartmouth, 31 Oct. 1726. 

of Norton, to his son John Briggs 3d, 

land in Norton, 14 Jun. 1727. 

of Norton, to Seth Wetherell, of 

Taunton, land in Norton, 14 Jun. 1727 

the eldest, of Norton, to John Briggs, 

2d, of Norton, land in Norton, 4 Jan. 1727-8. 

of Norton, to John Woodberry, of 

Linn, land in Norton, 11 Jun. 1725. 

the eldest, of Norton, to John Briggs 

3d, of Norton, land in Norton, 4 Jan. 1727-8. 

of Norton, to Jeremiah Wetherell, of 

Taunton, land in Easton, 13 Oct. 1729. 

of Dartmouth, to John Shepherd, of 

Dartmouth, land in Dartmouth, 24 Mar. 1725 



LAND TEANSACTIOXS. 



131 



43 John, 

44 JouN, 

45 John, 

46 JoHX, 3d, 

47 John, 1st, 

48 John, 

49 John, 

50 John, 1st, 

51 John, 

52 John, 2d, 

53 John, 1st, 

54 Sarah, 

55 John, 2d, 

56 John, 2d, 

57 Sarah, 

58 John, Jr. 

59 John, 

60 Hannah, 

61 Edward, 

62 John, 

63 John, 

64 John, 

65 John, 3d, 



of Dartmouth, to John Shepherd, of 



Dartmouth, land in Dartmouth, 19 Jul. 
of Boston, to Sylvanus Hussey, of 

Nantucket, land in Dartmouth, 21 Sep. 

of Dartmouth, to David Akin, of 

Dartmouth, land in Dartmouth, 7 Jul. 

of Norton, to Georg-e Leonard, of 

Norton, land in Norton, 7 Jan. 17 

of Norton, to Richard Briggs, Jr, of 

Norton, land in Norton, 

of Boston, to Thos. Briggs, of Dart- 
mouth, land in Dartmouth, 22 Apl. 
of Dartmouth, to Benj. Chace, of 

Tiverton, land in Dartmouth, 23 Oct. 

of Norton, to Seth AYetherell, of Nor 

ton, land in Norton, 
of Dartmouth, to Thos. Briggs, 

Dartmouth, land in Dartmouth, 
of Norton, to Phinehas Briggs, 

Norton, land in Norton, 
of Norton, to Thos. Shepherd, 

Norton, land in Norton, 
widow and administratrix of est 

Nathan'l Briggs, of Rehoboth, to 

Abial Briggs, of Rehoboth. land in 

Rehoboth, 11 Mar. 17 

of Norton, to his two sons, Phineas 



6 Aug. 
of 

25 Mar. 
of 

19 May 
of 

23 Jan. 17 
of 



1722. 
1730. 
1730. 
34-5. 
1732. 
1726. 
1714. 
1740, 
1737. 
1739. 
33-4. 

42-3. 



and John Briggs, 
land in Taunton, 



3d, of Norton, 



16 Feb. 1747. 
24 Mar. 1748. 



of Norton, to his son John Briggs, 3d, 

of Norton, land in Norton, 
dau. of Benj. Briggs, late of Dighton, 

dec'd, to her brother William 

Briggs, of Dighton, land in Digh- 
ton, 10 Feb. 1746-7. 
of Norton, to Seth Smith, of Norton, 

land in Norton, 14 Sep. 1732- 

of Berkley, to his son Johx Briggs, 

of Berkley, land in Berkley, 15 Jun. 1741. 

of Scituate, to Ephraim Leonard, of 

Norton, land in Norton, 12 Mar. 1728. 

of Dartmouth, to Henry Howland, of 

Dartmouth, land in Dartmouth, 28 Jul. 1750. 
of Berkley, to his daughter Margaret 

Reddins: and her husband, p]bene- 

zer, of Berkley, land in Berkley, 2 Feb. 1742. 
of Little Compton, vs. Thos. Case, of 

Dartmouth, land in Dartmouth. 

Set otF on execution, 6 Oct. 1757. 

of Berkley, to Sam'l Briggs, of 

Norton, la^nd in Dighton. 20 Mar. 1747. 

of Berkley, to Edward Bobbitt. Jr. 

of Berkley, land in Berkley, 20 Jun. 1760. 



1S2 LAND TBAN8ACTI0NS. 

QQ John, of Norton, to Noah Wiswell, of 

Norton, land in Taunton, 14 Jul. 1764. 

67 John, 2d, of Berkley, to Zepeniah Leonard, 

of Taunton, land in Taunton, 17 May 1764. 

68 John, son of Wm. Briggs, of Taunton, to 

Sam'l and John Smith, of Taunton, 

land in Taunton, 10 Dec. 1714, 

69 John, 2d, of Berkley, to his son, John Briggs, 

of Berkley, land in Berkley, 23 Jan. 1769. 

70 John, of Norton, to Stephen Shaw, of 

Norton, land in Norton and Taunton, 30 Apl. 1773. 

71 John, Jr, of Norton, to Abiah, wife of Stephen 

Shaw, of Norton, land in Norton, 30 Apl. 1773. 

72 John, 2d, of Berkley, to Sam'l Briggs, of 

Berkley, land in Berkley, 11 May 1772. 

73 John, of Norton, to Abram Lincoln, of 

Taunton, land in Taunton, 20 Aug. 1777. 

74 John, 2d, of Berkley, to Asa Shove, of Digh- 

ton, land in Berkley, 29 Mar. 1779. 

75 John, of Taunton, to Wm. Hoskins, 2d, of 

Taunton, land in Taunton, 28 Feb. 1776. 

76 John, of Norton, to John Briggs, Jr, of 

Norton, land in Norton, 29 Feb. 1780. 

77 Sarah, widow of Abel Briggs, late of Free- 

town, to Joshua Howard Brett, of 

Freetown, land in Freetown, 26 Nov. 1781. 

78 John, of Norton, to Nathaniel Freeman, of 

Norton, land in Norton, 3 Mar. 1780. 

79 John, of Norton, to John Crane, of Norton, 

land in Taunton, Great Cedar 

Swamp, 24 Feb. 1773. 

80 John, 2d, and Edmond Briggs, of Freetown, to 

Nathan Dean, of Freetown, land in 

Freetown, 27 Oct. 1785. 

81 John, 2d, of Berkley, to Benj. Lincoln, 2d, of 

Taunton, land in Taunton, Great 

Cedar Swamp, 16 Jan. 1779. 

82 John, of Norton, to Seth Smith, of Norton, 

land in Norton, 9 May 1785. 

83 John, of Taunton, to James Stacey, of 

Taunton, land in Taunton, 10 Feb. 1790. 

84 John, 2d, of Norton, to Solomon Wetherell, of 

Norton, land in Norton, 8 Oct. 1791. 

85 John, of Norton, to Seth Smith, Jr, of 

Norton, land in Norton, 18 Sep. 1792. 

86 John, of Norton, to Dan'l Pratt, of Norton, 

land in Norton, 5 May 1787. 

87 John, 2d, and Edmond Briggs, of Freetown, to 

Godfrey Briggs, of Berkley, land in 

Freetown, 27 Oct. 1785. 

88 John, of Tiverton, and Seth and Jonathan 

Smith, of Norton, to Laban Smith, 

of Norton, land in Norton, 4 Sep. 1793. 



LAND TRANSACTIONS. 133 

89 John, of Berkley and Charity his wife, and 

Nathan'l Staple of Taunton, and 
Prudence his wife, to Ephraim 
Farrinc;ton, of Berkley, land in 
Berkley, ^ 28 Jan. ITOCt. 

90 John, 2d, of Berkley, to Gershom Briggs, of 

Berkley, land in Berkley, 2 Apl. 1792. 

91 Sarah, of Norton, to Dan'l Briggs, of 

Norton, land in Norton, 20 Nov. 1795. 

92 Sarah, and Zepheniah Briggs, Ebenezer and 

Elizabeth Briggs, et. al. of Middle- 
borough, to John Smith, of Middle- 
borough, land in Taunton, Great 
Cedar Swamp, 19 Jun. 1779, 

93 John, and Charity his wife, of Berkley, to 

their son John Briggs, of Berkley, 
land in Berkley, "^ 9 May 1796. 

91 John, and Sibbil Briggs, spinster, et. al.., to 

Philip Hathaway and Abner Wins- 
low, of Freetown, land in Free- 
town, 27 Sep. 1798. 

95 Edward, of Dighton, to his father Eijakim 

Briggs, of Dighton, land in Dighton, 22 Aug. 1799. 

96 John, of Dartmouth, to Davinport Shear- 

man, of New Bedford, land in 
Dartmouth, 26 Aug. 1799. 

97 John, of Dartmouth, to Davinport Shear- 

man, of New Bedford, land in 
Dartmouth, 26 Aug. 1799. 



GRAXTEES. 



98 Jonathan Briggs, of Taunton, to John Biuggs, Jr. 

of Tiverton, land in Taunton, ' 5 Mar. 1698. 

99 Giles Gilbert, of Taunton, to John Briggs, Jr. and 

Hannah, his wife, of Norton, land in 

Taunton, 11 Jan. 1707-8. 

100 Giles Gilbert, of Taunton, to John Briggs, Jr. of 

Norton, land in Norton, 21 Mar. 1711-12. 

101 Giles Gilbert, of Taunton, to John Briggs, Sr. of 

Norton, land in Taunton and Norton, 2 Dec. 1713. 

102 Wm. Witherell, of Taunton, to John Briggs, of 

Taunton, land in Taunton, 12 Jan. 1701-2. 

103 Robert Crossman, of Taunton, to John Briggs, Jr. 

of Taunton, son of William Briggs, 

land in Taunton. 2 May 1711. 

101 Thos. Briggs, of Dartmouth, to his son John Briggs, 

of Dartmouth, land in Dartmouth, 13 May 1713. 
105 Giles Gilbert, of Taunton, to John Briggs, Sr. of 

Norton, land in Taunton and Norton, 29 Mar. 1714. 

29 



134 LAND TBANS ACTIONS. 

108 Thos. Harvey, (grand senior) of Taunton, to John 

Briggs, Sr. of Norton, land in Taun- 
ton, 21 Dec. 1713. 

107 Jas. Leonard, Jr. of Taunton, to John Briggs, Sr. 

Norton, land in Norton, 21 Dec. 1713. 

108 Eliazer Carver, of Taunton, to John Briggs, of 

Taunton, son of Richard Briggs, 

dec'd, land in Taunton, 11 Nov. 1700. 

109 John Barber, of Rehoboth, to John Briggs, of Bos- 

ton, land in Rehoboth, 11 Dec. 1720. 

110 Mary Gilbert, of Rehoboth, to John Briggs, Sr. of 

Norton, land in Taunton, 4 June 1718. 

111 Mary Street of Taunton, to John Briggs, Jr. of 

Taunton, land in Taunton, 7 Apl. 1721. 

112 Wm. Witherell, Sr. of Norton, to his daughter Han- 

nah, wife of John Briggs, Jr. of Nor- 
ton, land in Norton. 21 Dec. 1724. 

113 Benj. Selee, of Norton, to John Briggs, Jr. of Nor- 

ton, lands in Easton, 11 Jan. 1729. 

114 Thos. and Jas. Briggs, of Taunton, to John Briggs, 

2d, of Norton, land in Norton, 8 Sept. 1735. 

115 Josiah Hathawav, of Berkley, to John Briggs, of 

Berkley, land in Berkley, 10 Sept. 1748. 

116 Bezaleel Thrasher, of Berklev, to John Briggs, Jr. 

of Berkley, land in Berkley, 9 Apl. 1751. 

117 Peter Pratt, of Taunton, to John Briggs, Jr. of 

Berkley, land in Taunton, 6 Feb. 1753. 

118 John Finney, of Easton, to John Briggs, Jr. of 

Norton, land in Easton, 1 Apl. 1755. 

119 Thos. Gilbert, of Berkley, to John Briggs, of Berk- 

ley, land in Berkley, 15 Sep. 1747. 

120 Seth Briggs. of Berklev, to John Briggs," Jr. of 

Berkley, 'land in Berkley, 17 Feb. 1757. 

121 Nathaniel Briggs, of Taunton, to John Briggs, of 

Taunton, land in Taunton, 1 Apl. 1768. 

122 John Dean, of Norton, to John Briggs, of Norton, 

land in Norton, 16 Aug. 1773. 

123 Nathaniel Briggs, of Taunton, to his son John 

Briggs, of Taunton, land in Taunton, 2 Jun. 1773. 

124 John Dean, of Norton, to John Briggs, of Norton, 

land in Norton, 16 Aug. 1773. 

125 Elijah Lincoln, to John Briggs, of Norton, land in 

Taunton, 21 Oct. 1766. 

126 Jas. Briggs, 1st, of Taunton, to John Briggs, of 

Norton, (land not given,) 7 May 1777. 

127 Sam'l Sliaw, of Dighton, to Hannah Briggs, wife 

of Jas. Briggs, of Dighton, land in 

Dighton, ' 21 Feb. 1772. 

128 Jas. Briggs, 2d, of Taunton, to Hannah, wife of 

Jas. Briggs, 1st, of Taunton, land in 

Taunton, 25 Nov. 1782. 



LAND TBANSACTIONS. 135 

129 Geo. Chase, of Freetown, to John Briggs, 4th, mar- 

iner, and Edmond Briggs, yeonuin, 
and Greenfield Chase, all of Free- 
town, land in Freetown, 15 Jan. 1781. 

130 Nathan Dean, of Freetown, to John Briggs, 2d, and 

Edmond Briggs, of Freetown, land 

in Freetown, 27 Oct. 1785. 

131 Seth Garey, of Tannton, to John Briggs, of Taun- 

ton, land in Tannton, 15 Sept. 1787. 

132 John Smith, of Trinidad, West Indies, and Anne 

White Smith, his wife, daughter of 
Daniel Leonard, Esq., and Anne, his 
wife, late dec'd,who was the daujihter 
of Samn White, Esq., late dec'd, to 
John Briggs, of Taunton, land in 
Taunton, 25 Dec. 1789. 

133 Seth Gilbert, of Norton, to John Briggs, son of 

Simon Briggs, of Norton, land in 

Norton, 23 Jan. 1788. 

134 Kuth Briggs, of Norton, to her brother, John 

Briggs, of Tiverton, land in Norton, 12 Jan. 1792. 

135 Israel Trow, of Norton, to Sarah Briggs, 2d, spin- 

ster, of Norton, land in Norton, 18 Feb. 1790. 

136 Luke and Seth Hart, of Cambridge, to John Briggs, 

of Dartmouth, land in Dartmouth, 5 Jan. 1799. 



FOSTER^S YOBKSHIRE (ENG.) PEDIGREES. 

1 George Briggs, of Catherington House, Co. Hants, late major, 

King's Dragoon Guards, Commandant Hants, 
Militia Infantry, m. 17 Jan. 1850, Letitia Fanny, 
dau. of J. P. Egginton, b. 4 Dec. 1820. Issue. 
2 William Egginton, lieut. H. M. 67th Reg't. b. 8 Feb. 



1853. 

3 George Eubank, b. 10 Feb. 1856. 

4 Louisa Elizabeth, 

5 Florence Letitia, 

6 Constance Frances, 



John Briggs, of Hull, m. at York Minster, 22 Jun. 1726, Sarah 

Buttery. 

Arms. — Argent, a bendvair between 3 escutchons sable, charged 
with a plieon of the field, a bordure engrailed gules bezante. 

Crest. — A mount vert, thereon in front of a lion passante rm, 
the dexter paw resting upon a pheon sa. — a laurel branch erect, 
ppr. • 

The above communicated by Geo- W. Marshall, L. L. D. Editor 
of "Genealogist," London, Eng. 



136 LAND TRANSACTIONS. 

The following is evidently a portion of the descendants of above 
marriage. 
1 John Briggs, above, m. as above Sarah Butterv, and had son, 

2 John, (eldest) of Hull, b. 23 Mar. 1727, d. 19 Mar. 1783, 

aet. 55, m. 14 Jan. 1755, Mary, dau. OhristoDher 
Rawdon, Esq. of Billbrough, Sheriff of York- 
shire, 1739-40. She d. 25 Dec. 1799, aet. 67. 

The following tablet is erected to their memory in Bowlalley 
Lane Chapel, Hull : 

"To the memory of Mr. John Briggs, a zealous and valuable 
member of this congregation, and for many years a trustee of 
this Chapel. And also to the memory of Mary Briggs, his amiable 
and excellent wife, dau. of Christopher Rawdon, Esq., ot Bill- 
brough, near York. 

This tablet was erected by their surviving children, in testimony 
of their filial respect and veneration for the many virtues of their 
excellent parents. 

Mr. Briggs died Mar. 19 1782, aged 55 years, highly esteemed as a 
man of truly christian principles, and upright conduct. 

Mrs. Briggs died Dec. 25 1799, aged 67 years, sincerely respected 
by all who knew her." 

Their issue was : 

3 Rawdon, 2d son, (and 11 other children) who m. 1. 10 

Oct. 1791, at Clapham, Ann Currier, b. 27 May 
1763, d. 2 Aug. 1802, bur. at Halifax. 2. 13 Dec. 
1810, at Lancaster, Mary dau. of James Allen, of 
Manchester, relict of John Fletcher, of Oldham. 
She d. 26 Jan. 1834, bur. at Halifax. By first 
wife he had, 

4 Rawdon, b. 17 Aug. 1792, of whom presently. 

5 William, 30 May 1794, of whom presently. 

6 Ann, wile of Thomas Wolrich Stansfield, of 

Leeds. 

7 Henry, b. 10 Aug. 1797, of whom presently. 

8 Charlotte, wife of Christopher Rawdon, of Elm 

House, near Liverpool. 

9 Ellen, d. unmarried. 
By second wife he had, 

10 Mary, m. Alfred Gerard Robinson, of Leicester, 

and has issue. 

4 Rawdon Briggs, of Birstwith Hall, Co. York, in the commissiou of 

the peace for the West Riding, of that County, 
b. 17 Aug. 1792, bap. at Halifax, d. 29 Jun. 3859, 
bur. at Trinity Church, Halifax. Mr. Briggs 
represented Halifax in Parliament at the first 
election of that borough. He m. at Keighley, 
25 May 1820, Matilda, dau. of John Greenwood, 
of Knowle, near Keighley, Co. York. She d. 10 
Aug. 1832, bur. at Trinity Church, Halifax. 

' They had issue, 

11 Rawdon, b. 11 May 1825, of whom presently, 

12 Ann, oh. uifans. 



LAND Tli AN S ACTIONS. 137 

13 Matilda, wife of Col. William Hardy, 0. B. late of 
the 4(Uh Res't., Commanding the 43rd Brigade 
Depot, Chichester, 
5 William Briggs, of Halifax, banker, now of Underbank, Torquay, 

in the commission of the peace, for the West 
riding, Co. York, and lor the County of Lan- 
caster, b. 30 May 1794, registered at the Uni- 
tarian Chapel, Halifax. He m. Mary Frances, 
dau. of John Briggs Robinson, of Kirby Frith, 
near Leicester, by Elizabeth his wife, dau, of 
Samuel Pattison. m. at Glenfield, Co. Leicester, 
20 Jul. 1836. 

Thev had issue, 

1-4 William Rawdon Briggs, b. at Kirby Lees, 12 Apl- 
and bap. at Halifax, 23 Aug. 1844, resident in 
Canada. 

15 Hugh Currer Briggs, M.A„ of Worcester Coll., Oxford, 

in Holy Orders, b. at Pentwvn House, Rockfield, 
Co. Monmouth, 26 May, 1846, bap. at Rocktield, 
and received into the church at St. Thomas' Rvde, 
Isle of Wight, 25 Mar. 1847. 

16 Henry Briggs, b. at Halifax, 15 Oct. 1853. bap. at St. 

James' Church, 22 Dec. 1853. 

17 Eliza Catherine, oh. inf. 

18 Frances Charlotte. 

19 Ann Ellen. 

20 Mary Catherine. 

7 Henry Briggs, of Outwood Hall, near Wakefield, b. at Wards End, 

Halifax, 10 Aug. 1797, m. at Thornhill, 3 June, 
1824, d. at Fernbrae, near Dundee, 4 Oct. 1868. 
int. 8 Oct. in the Western Cemetery, Dundee, 
He m, Marianne, dau. of James Milnes, of Manor 
House, Flocton, near Wakefield, by his wife Mar}^ 
Anne, dau. of Robert Bell, of Whitestone, near 
Manchester. 
They had issue : 

21 Henry Currer, b. 2 Mar. 1829, of whom presently. 

22 William, oh. hif. 

23 Arci^ibald, b. 16 Jan. 1833, of whom presently. 

11 Rawdon Briggs, of Birstwith Hall, b. 11 -ilay, 1825, bap. at Hali- 
fax, in the commission of ilie peace for the West 
Riding, Co. York, m. 27 Oct. 1852, at St. John's 
church, Wakefield, Louisa, dau. of Thomas Barff, 
of Cliff Field, near Wakefield, by Eliza, his wife, 
dau. of Thomas Tortall, of Brierly Hall, Chevet, 
near Wakefield. 
They had issue : 

21 Rawdon, b. 30 Dec. 1853, bap. Waiie worth church. 30 
Jan. 1854. 

25 Frederick Barff, b. 25 J'eb. 1855, bap. as above, 29 
Mar. 1855. 



1S8 LAND TRANSACTIONS. 

26 Henry Edwin, b. 28 Dec. 1856, bap. as above, 26 July, 

1857. 

27 William Currer, b. 27 July, 1861, bap. at Birstwith 

church, 21 Aug. 1861. 

28 Arthur Charlesworth, b. 15 Jan. 1867, bap. at Birst- 

Avith church, 10 Feb. 1867. 

29 Harold Stansfeld, b. 22 Sep. 1869, bap. at Birstwith 

church, 24 Oct. 1869. 

30 Louisa Matilda. 

31 Alice Maud Mary. 

21 Henry Currer Briggs, of Glenhow, Saltburn-bv-the-Sea, b. at 

Overton, 2 Mar. 1829, bap. 26 MaV. reg. at West- 
gate chapel, Wakefield, and Dr. Williams' Library, 
London, m. 20 Apl. 1854, Catherine, dan. of Ed- 
ward Shepherd, of Wakefield, by his wife Helene, 
dau. of Valentine O'Dwyer, an ofiicer in the 
French army. 
They had issue ; 

32 Arthur Currer Briggs, b. at Outwood Hall, 23 July, 

1855, bap. at Outwood, in the parish of Stanley- 
cum-Wrenthorpe, Co. York. 

33 Marian Helen. 

34 Gerald O'Dwyer Briggs, b. 29 June, 1860, at Outwood 

Hall, bap. in July at Outwood. 

35 Gilbert Henry Briggs, b. 2 July, 1863, at Outwood 

Hall, bap. 1 Jan. following, at Outwood. 

36 Ernest Edward Briggs, b. at Broughly Ferry, 12 Jan. 

1866, bap. at Outwood, reg. at Monefrith. Forfar- 
shire. 

23 Archibald Briggs, of Stanley Hall, Wakefield, b. at Overton, 16 

Jan. 1833, bap. 15 Apl. and reg. at Westgate 
chapel, Wakefield, and at Dr. Williams' Library, 
London. He m. 11 Sep. 1860, Alice Sophia, dau. 
of James Steward, of Llandudno, and had issue : 

37 James Archibald Briggs, b. at Outwood Hall, 23 Feb. 

1867, bap. privately, reg. at Outwood, at the par- 
ish of Stanley-cum-Wrenthorpe. 

38 Christopher Eawdon Briggs, b. at Morehouse, Wake- 

field, 8 Oct. 1869, bap. privately there, reg. at 
I\Iorehouse, in the parish of Stanley-cum-Wren- 
tliorpe. 

39 Alice Louisa. 

40 Charlotte Mary. 

41 Dorothy Lac ell. 






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A PARTIAL LIST OF THE DESCEJVDAJVTS OF 
JOHJV BRIGGS, OF JVE WPORT, R. I 



Condensed from "A Partial Record of the Descendants of 
"Walter Beiggs," Cleveland, 0, 1878. 



FIKST GENERATION. 



1 JOHN BRIGGS, is found mentioned first at Newport, Rhode 
Island, where he was admitted a freeman, 1 Oct. 1638, 
according to the Colonial records ; and in the following 
year, 30 Apl. 1639, he was made a citizen of the town 
of Portsmouth, on the island of Rhode Island. He was 
evidently" a busy man in the governmental affairs of 
the Colony, as he is often alluded to iii the records of 
the Colony of Rhode Island. 

In vol. I, of said records, we find that he was a 
resident of Portsmouth in 1642 ; admitted a freeman 
of Aqueedneck, 1st, 8th mo. 1640, and was living at 
Portsmouth, in 1655. He, with two others of Ports- 
mouth, were ajjpointed commissioners for building a 
prison. He was also deputed "to take care of Thomas 
Gening's case, and to treat with his wife, andto declare 
ye court's mind concerning her, and to bring a true 
report to ye next Court of Trialls;" and also to 
examine the private arms of the settlers of Portsmouth. 

In March, 1642, he was suspended in his vote till he 
had given satisfaction for his ofl'enses. The ''censure 
of suspicion" however was remitted on the l!)th of 
Sep. 1642. On the 16th of May, 1648, he was chosen an 
Assistant,or member of the General Court for Ports- 
mouth. He was also aj)pointed a commissioner for 
uniting the four towns of Providence Plantations, 
31 Aug. 1654, and sat in the meetings of the 
commission, 12 Sep. 1654, 22 May, 28 Jun. 1655, 11 Mar. 
and IT Mar. 1655-6. 



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SECOND GENERATION, 

The children of John Briggs, Sr, (1) and who survived him, appear 
to have been; 

2 John, b. , of whom hereafter. 

3 Tho^mas, b. , had wife Mary, was living 1 May 1688. 

4 Susanna, , m. perhaps Northway. 

5 Enoch, , of whom hereafter. 

6 Job, , of whom hereafter. 



THIRD GENERATION. 

2 JOHN, m. Hannah, dau. of Edward Fisher, of Portsmouth, and 
had sons, 

7 Edward, of whom hereafter. 

8 John, of whom hereafter. 

9 Job, (?) of whom hereafter. 

10 William, (?) b. 1050, of whom hereafter. 
And, perhaps, other sons and daughter?. 

5 ENOCH, m. 2 Mar. 1699, Hannah Willcox (probably a widow,) 

and his children who survived him as shown by his 
will recorded on the Council Book of Portsmouth, Vol. 
Ill, pp. llS-9, bearing date 2 Jun. 1726, and probated 
26 Apl. 1734, were, 

11 Abigail, wife of John Butts. 

12 Sarah, probablv m. Stephen Sherman, 28 Apl. 1740. 

13 Susanna, m. William Cook, 9 Apl. 1724. 

The will of Hannah Briggs, the wife of Enoch, is recorded in same 
book, p. 178, and is dated 14 Jun. 1734, and was proved 
8 Nov. 1736. 

6 JOB, according to Little Compton Records, m. Mary, who 

d. 23 Jun. 1769, His children as shown on said Records 
were, ^ y v 

14 Oliver, b. 27 Dec. 1716. .-^^,f»r^*V 

1.5 William, 24 Apl. 1718, d. Aug. 1802, of whom hereafter. 

16 Joseph, 4 Jan. 1720, d. Jan. 1758, of whom hereafter. 

17 Jeremiah, 1721, d. Sep. 1764. of whom hereafter. 



JOHN BRIGGS, OF 27EWPORT^ B. I. Ul 



FOURTH GENERATION. 




7 EDWARD, m. Sarah , and, as appears by the Records of 

Tiverton, R. I., was blessed with the following 
children, 

18 Deborah, b. 11 Mar, 1693. 

19 Hannah, 19 Dec. 1698. 

20 Walter, 19 Feb. 1701, of whom hereafter. 

21 Josiah, 1 Mar. 1703, of whom hereafter. 

22 Charles, 20 Feb, 1711. 

8 JOHN, m. according to Tiverton Records, Hannah , and by 

her had a son (the only child of this marriage appearing 
on record). 

23 Edward, b. 19 Feb. 1718. 

9 JOB, according to his will, recorded at Taunton, dated 7 Jan. 1732, 

and proved 17 Apl. 1733, had wife Elinor , and 

children, 

24 Jeremiah, 

25 Wait, 

26 Job, 

27 John, 

28 Enoch, 

29 AL31Y, 

30 Mary, prob. m. Thomas Borden, 1 Oct. 1727. 
. 31 Sarah, prob. m. Thomas Durfee. 15 Jun. 1729. 

32 Elizabeth, (Maliam?) 

10 WILLIAM, appears twice in Taunton Records as receiving land 

at Taunton from his father, John Briggs, of Tiverton. 
These transfers are dated respective] v 18 Jul. 1699, 
(Book IX, p. 106,) and 27 Jan. 1703, (Book V, p. 210.) 
He was b. (Little Compton Records) 1650, d. Mav 1716, 

m. in 16S0 to Elizabeth . b. 1653, d. Aug. 1716. 

His children were, 

33 Susanna, b. 9 Apl. 1681, m. Robert Dennis. 

34 John, 13 Nov. 1685, d. 21 Jan. 1712. 

35 William, 11 Jan. 1688, d. Nov. 1763, 

36 Elizabeth, 27 Dec. 1689, d. Mar. 1763, m. 1. Richard 

Sisson, 2. John Woodman. 

37 Thomas, ) . ^. ^ 5 Sep. 1693, d. 23 Mar. 1716. 

38 Deborah, s '-^^^^^' 6 Sep. 1693, d. Nov. 1773, m. Benj. Head. 

39 Job, 3 Aug. 1696, d. 4 Mar. 1727. 

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JOHN BRIGG8, OF NEWPORT^ R. I. 



15 WILLIAM, m. 16 Jul. 1739, Abishag Records, b. 17 Feb. 1716-7, 
and his children were, 

40 John, b. 16 Oct. 1789. 

41 Cornelius, 9 Jan. 1742, d. 2 May 1803, (Revolutionary 
soldier,) of whom hereafter. 



42 Elizabeth, 

43 Ruth, 

44 Walter, 

45 Richard, 

after. 

46 Judith, 

47 Betsey, 

record.) 

48 Job, 



30 Mar. 1744, m. Wm. Davenport. 

2 May (June) 1746, m. Samuel Brownell. 

9 Nov. 1748. 
14 Apl. 1751, d. Nov. 1784, of whom here- 

19 (27) Aug. 1753 (4). 

23 Mar. 1755, (not mentioned in family 



27 Feb. 1757, (Revolutionary soldier), of 
whom hereafter. 

49 Martha, 29 (28) Dec. 1759, d. 11 Sep. 1842. 

16 JOSEPH, m. Nov. 1745, Ruth Coe, who d. Apl. 1798. His 
children were, 

50 Hannah, b. 28 Nov, 1746, d. 4 Mar. 1835, m. Jos. Palmer. 
23 Sep. 1748, d. 23 Sep. 1840, m. Jos. Brownell. 

8 Feb. 1753, d. 16 Mar. 1842, m. Peter Shaw. 
15 Jul. 1754, d. 5Nov. 1847, m.Benj. Hicks. 
6 Jan. 1756. 



51 Deborah, 



52 Lydia, 

53 Eunice, 

54 Ruth, 



17 JEREMIAH, m. 5 Aug. 1745, Anna Taylor, b. 13 Feb. 1726, d. 
Jan. 1777. Their children were, 

55 Mary, b. 29 Sep. 1746, m. Ephraim Bailey. 

56 Sarah, 14 Mar. 1749, m. Wm. Bailey. 

57 Kezia, 13 Oct. 1751, m. Constant Church. 

58 Betsey, 24 Aug. 1744, d. Nov. 1821, m. Ezra Chase. 

59 Thomas, (Maj.) 18 Jul. 1757, d. 29 Apr. 1822, of whom here- 

after. 



FIFTH GENERATION. 




20 WALTER, born in the town of Tiverton, R. I., 19 Feb. 1701, was 
the eldest son of Edward and Sarah Briggs, of that 
place. He was a carpenter by trade, and at the age of 
twenty one years or thereabouts emigrated to the 
province of New York, and is found to be in West 
Chester, 13 Mar. 1728, when he was a witness to a 
deed given by Daniel Turner to Ebenezer Haviland ; 



JOHN BRIGGS, OF NEWPORT^ B. I. US 

and, as evidenced by a deed executed 16 June, 1736, 
was a resident of the town of Hackensack, in the 
province of New Jersey. After the last mentioned 
date he became a resident of the town of East or 
(West) Chester, in the State of New York, where 
nearly all of his numerous descendants were born. 

He married 21 May 1730, Lidiah, youngest daugl: 
of Josiah, Jr. and Abigail (Huestis) Hunt, of Throg^ 
Neck, whose marriage license was dated, 24 Dec. 1695. 

The children of Walter Briggs and Lidiah, his wife, 
were as follows, 

60 Sarah, b. 8 Jun. 1732. 

Sarah Briggs, m. James Perry, and had one daughter, Helenah, 

b. , and who m. Wilkins, by whom she had children, 

Marcy and Sarah, both of whom are mentioned in the will of their 
grandfather. Walter Briggs. 

61 Tabitha, 18 Apl. 1734, d. — May 1756, unmarried. 

62 Abigail, 30 Mar. 1736. 

Abigail Briggs, ra. (license dated 28 Dec. 1758) Thomas Pinkney, 
"Ffarmer," who was born Feb. 1729. Their children were, Thomas, 
Briggs, Elijah, Josiah, Rachel, Rebecca. 

63 Josiah, 14 Jul. 1738, of whom hereafter. 

64 Edward, 28 Jan. 1741, (Feb. 18) d. 14 Aug. 1824, of whom 

hereafter. 

65 George, 6 Dec. 1743, d. 1 Jan. 1835, of whom hereafter. 

66 Bathsheba, 6 Nov. 1745, d. 16 Dec. 1786, m. 25 Dec. 176.5, 

Ward, son of Thomas and Sarah (Ward) Hunt, of 
''Grove Farm," Westchester, and had issue. 

Lydia, b. 27 Mar. 1773, m. Judge Melancthon Wheeler, of 

Whitehall, N.Y. 

Walter B. 21 Jun. 1774, of Point Pleasant, N.Y. 

Montgomery, 18 Feb. 1777, of Utica N.Y. 

Fanny, 18 Apl. 1783, m. Col. J. Williams, of Salem, N. J. 

21 JOSIAH, it is barely possible may have been the same person 
who m. Liiias Cook, (Tiverton Records,) and by her 
had children, 

67 Sarah, b. 21 Feb. 1752. 

68 Ephraim, 29 Jun. 1756. 

35 WILLIAM, m. 25 Sep. 1713, Deborah Church, b. Jan. 1697. The 
issue of this marriage was, 

69 Elizabeth, b. 10 Oct. 1714, m. Jos. Pabodie. 

70 John, 27 May 1716, of whom hereafter. 

71 Thomas, 12 Sep. 1717. 

72 Mary, Aug. 1719, m. Jonathan Records. 

73 Sarah, 5 Jun. 1721, m. Lemuel Shaw (?). 

74 Job, 4 Feb, 1725, probablv d. soon. 

75 Job, 2d, 24 Jul. 1727, d. Jan. 1757. 

76 Susannah, 23 Aug. 1729. 

77 Enoch, 10 Mar. 1732, of whom hereafter. 

78 Judith, 1735, m. Thomas Woodworth. 

79 Nathaniel, 30 Mar. 1737, of whom hereafter. 

80 Priscilla, 1739. 



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lU JOHN BRIGGS^ OF NEWPORT, R. I. 

41 CORNELIUS, m. 1. Mary Brownell, b.3 Mar. 1747, d. 9 Jun. 1770. 
2. 9 Dec. 1792, Fallee Brownell, who d. 2 Nov. 1832. 
His children were, 

81 Susannah, b. 22 Mar. 1766. 

82 Abishag, 16 Mar. 1768. 
3 Mary, 9 Apl. 1770. 

^4 Fallee, 24 Mar. 1794. 

85 Cornelius, 12 Nov. 1795, d. 26 Oct. 1819. 

86 Deborah, Apl. 1798. 

45 RICHARD, m. 13 Jan. 1774, Anna Ware, and had children, 

87 Mary, b. 19 Sep. 1775. 

88 William, 20 Sep. 1782. 

48 JOB, m. 26 Sep. 1784, Sarah Church, b. 1 May 1763, and had 
issue 

89 Priscilla, b. 10 Jan. 1785, m. E. Brownell, Oct. 1801. 

90 Richard, 1 Oct. 1786. 

91 Parnell, 28 Mar. (Apl.) 1788. 

92 Almy, 18 Jan. 1790, m. Edward Gray,- of Newport, and 

is now (1876) only one living. 

93 William, 14 Dec. 1791. 

94 Deborah, 31 Oct. 1793. 

95 Jethro, 23 Feb. 1796, d. Sep. 1822. 

96 Job, 27 Feb. 1798, d. 1872. 

97 Cyrus, 9 Mar. 1800, d. Salem, Mass., 24 Jun. 1871, of 

whom hereafter. 

98 Sarah, 26 Nov. 1802. 

59 THOMAS, was a major in the Continental service, and m. 1778, 
Lucy (?) Shaw, of Little Compton, and jLhe issue of 
this marriage was. 
99 Jeremiah, b. 24 Oct. 1778, d. 28 Dec. 1856, of whom hereafter. 

100 Anne, 28 Jan. 1782. 

101 Tillinghast, 21 Jun. 1788, of whom hereafter. 

102 Taylor, 20 Dec. 1793. 



SIXTH GENERATION. 



63 JOSIAH, m. (license dated 13 Aug. 1760,) Bathsheba, probably 
a dau. or sister of Isaac Williams, yeoman, of West- 
chester county, who was a bondsman for Josiah, when 
the marriage license was procured. On the 27th Aug. 
1762, he appears as a land owner on the manor of 
Fordham. Josiah d. before his father, but the date of 



JOHN BRIGGS, OF NEWPORT, R. I. Uo 

his decease, I have not been able to obtain. His 
cliildren, as mentioned in his father's will, were as 
follows, and their descendants are now living on the 
manor of Fordham, in the county of Westchester: 

103 Walter, b. , d. 1813, of whom hereafter. 

104 John, , d. 1802, of whom hereafter. 

105 Edward, , d. 1802, of whom hereafter. 

lOG Lydia, , d, 1819, at Fordam, unmarried. 




64 EDWAKD, m. 1. Mary Lynch, who d. , 2. Euphemia Honey- 
well, probably a daughter of Judge Israel Honeywell, 
of West Chester. Euphemia was b. Thursday, 8 Sep. 
1718, and d. 28 Nov. 1817. She had had, previous to 
her marriage with Edward Briggs, two husbands, by 
both of whom she had issue. Her first husband was 
Elvin Hunt, whose marriage license bears date 21 Nov. 
1766, and her second venture was Gilbert Williams, 
whose marriage license was dated 15 Jan. 1773. 




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The children of Edward and his two wives were, 

By Mary Lynch, 

'107 Martha, b. 30 Nov. 17C6, d. 8 May 1843. 

Martha Briggs m. Gilbert, (son of Abraham) Valentine b. 

18 Sep. 1747, d. 28 Apl. 1819, she was his second wile, his first having 
been a Mary Morgan, who d. 5 Jul. 1773, aged 25 y. 10 m. 5 d., 
leaving a son Abraham, who was b. 16 Jun. 1773. The children of 

Gilbert and Martha (Briggs) Valentine were, Gilbert, b. 1774, 

d. 18 Sep. 1795 ; Jo^n, b. m. Mary Bussing ; Mary, b. 15 Oct. 1789, 

d. 31 Oct. 1846; Matthias, b. 20 Oct. 1791, d. 13 Sep. 1833 ; Sarah, b. 
; Gilbert, b. 1799, d. 17 May 1853. 

108 JosiAH, b. 14 Mar. 1768, d. in infancy. 

109 Gabriel, 20 Nov. 1770, d. 26 Jan. 1804, m. Mary, dau. of 

David Hustace, and had Charles and Susannah. 

110 Walter, 30 Dec. 1772, d. 9 May 1830, of whom hereafter. 

111 P]lljah, 2 Apr. 1775, d. 18 Aug. 1838, of whom hereafter. 

112 Hannah, 2 May 1777, d. 24 Oct. 1862. 

Hannah Briggs, m. 1798, Abraham, (b. 16 Jun. 1773, d. 7 Jun. 
1858,) son of Gilbert and Mary (Morgan) Valentine, and had issue, 
Anne Delia, b. 23 Jun. 1802, m. Edward G. Faile, 1821 ; Abraham, 
b. 10 May 1804; Harriet, b. 27 May 1806, m. Gilbert Bales; Edward, 



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Brings, b. 25 Jan. 1809, d. 23 Sep. 1834; Hannah, b. 9 Mar. 1811, d. 
10 Dec. 1812; James, b. 10 Jan. 1813, d, 20 Jun. 1813; Samuel 
Morgan, b. 14 Nov. 1814, a physician in New York City ; Mary Jane, 
b. 19 Sep. 1818, d. 10 Feb. 1825; William Henry, b. 10 May 1822, d. 
13 Aug. 1836. 

113 Samuel, b. 18 Sep. 1779, d. 21 May 1857, of whom hereafter. 

114 James, 19 Jan. 1782, d. 19 Oct. 1840, of whom hereafter. 

115 Mary, 8 Jun. 1784, d. 6 Apl. 1825, m. William Ryer, of 

New York City. 
By Euphemia Honeywell, (Hunt, Williams): 

116 Philip Honeywell, b. 18 Aug. 1787, d. 19 Oct. 1840, ol whom 

117 Euphemia, b. 4 Apl. 1790, d. about 1793. 

65 GEORGE, m. 1. 5 Feb. 1763, Rebecca, (b. 15 Sep, 1743, d, ) 

(Jau. of Ebenezer and Mary (Lawrence) Burling, (their 
marriage license dated 21 Mar. 1736-7.) The date of 
Rebecca's death I have not been able to ascertain. 

His second wife was Rebecca, dau. of Moses and 
Elizabeth Fowler, of East Chester, whom he m. 29 May 
1807. She was b. 14 Jan. 1784, and d. 24 Jun. 1833. His 
children were as follows. 

By Rebecca Burling : 

118 Ebenezer, b. 2 Jul. 1766, d. 24 Nov. 1843, of whom hereafter. 

119 Walter. 31 Dec. 1767, d. 5 Jan. 1772. 

120 Deborah, 5 Apl. 1769, d. 2 Oct. 1849. 

Deborah Briggs, m. 6 Mar. 1791, Major Richard Ward, and had 
children, Charles, b. 11 Api. 1802; Sally Ann, b. 10 Jun, 1800; Jane 
Emeline, b. — Jun. 1809. 

121 Sarah, b. 20 Mar. 1771, d. 25 Mar. 1853. 

Sarah Briggs, m. Nathaniel Valentine, son of Thomas, of Valen- 
tine's Hill, and had children, George Bishop, b. about 1800 ; 
Thomas Burling; Elijah ; Harriet Amelia, b. 11 Nov. 1798, d. 6 May 
1813; Elizabeth Ann, b. , 1809, d. 11 Jan. 1846 

122 Alpheus, b. 31 May 1773, d. 2 Jul. 1855, m. Elizabeth Barton. 

123 Benjamin, 20 Aug. 3775, d. young. 

124 George W, 16 Feb. 1778, d. 10 Jun. 1818, m. Elizabeth Val- 

entine. 

125 Edward B, 4 Apl. 1783, d. 24 Aug. 1860, of whom hereafter. 
By Rebecca Fowler: 

126 Tabitha, b. 24 Mar. 1808, d. 25 Mar, 1857, unmarried. 

127 Frederick, 10 Jun. 1809, d. 14 Apl. 1871, at Bordentown, 

N, J., of whom hereafter. 

128 Albert, b. 25 Oct. 1810, d. 7 Feb. 1835, unmarried. 

129 Eliza, 3 May 1812, d. 18 Nov. 1874. 

Eliza Briggs, m. Elijah Guion, and had, 1. Atwood, 2. Walter, 3. 
Mary, 4. Susan, 5. Elizabeth, 6. Cornelius, 7. Rebecca. 



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130 Maky, b. 2 Jul. 1813, d. 21 Mar. 1867. 

Mary Briggs, m. AVilliam White, and had, 1. Sarah Elizabeth, 2. 
Albert Morris, 3. Mary Jane. 

131 Susan, b. 2 Jan. 1815, d. 24 Feb. 1873. 

Susan Briggs, m. 4 May 1837, Washington Forsyth, of Philadel- 
phia, and had children, Francena, b. 7 Apl. 1840, d. 10 Aug. 1840; 
Margaret, b. 2() Jun. 1841, d. 10 Feb. 1842 ; George W, b. 29 Jul. 
1843 ; John, b. 4 Jun. 1846 ; Hannah H, b. 10 Oct. 1849 ; Mordecai 
B. b. 15 Oct. 1859, d. 24 Dec. 1861. 

132 Jane, b. 5 Jun. 1816. 

Jane Briggs, m. 14 Feb. 1841, Geo. Cuthbert, of Whitestone, N.Y. 
and had children, Emma Jane, b. 26 Sep. 1845; Sarah Frances, b. 
22 Sep. 1850, d. 20 May 1851. 

133 BoADicEA, b. 3 Sep. 1818, d. 1 Oct. 1856, unmarried. 

134 Samuel, 24 Oct. 1822, of whom hereafter. 

135 MoKDECAi, 7 Apl. 1826, m. 30 Aug. 1855, Helen C. Conklin, 

no issue. 

70 JOHN, d. May 1763. He m. Margaret Peckham, and by her had, 

136 Nancy, b. 17 Sep. 1747. 

137 William, 15 Jan. 1751. 

138 Hannah, 17 Jun. 1752. 

139 Mary, 8 Sep. 1753. 

140 Thomas, 10 Feb. 1754 (?). 

141 John, 19 May 1763. 

77 ENOCH, m. 11 Mar. 1756, Judith Wilbor, b. 25 Jun. 1733, and 
Oct^i-v. his children were, 

142 Orvin, b. 24 Nov. 1758. 

143 Rhoda, 17 Mar. 1760. 

144 Joseph, 21 Mar. 1762. 

145 William, 16 Mar. 1764. 

146 Mary, 9 Jun. 1766. 

147 Abigail, 22 Apl. 1768. 

148 Jeremiah, 7 Jul. 1770. 

149 Phebe, Apl. 1773. 

79 NATHANIEL, b. 30 Mar. 1737, according to the records of 
Little Compton, d. at Tiverton, R. L, 24 Jul. 1801. He 
at one time resided in Newport, and while there was 
engaged in the African and West India trade as 
master of a vessel. During the French war he was 
interested in Privateering. At the beginning of the 
Revolution he left Newport and went to Tiverton, and 
owned the place on the east side of Howland's Ferry. 
After the war a large tract of land in Tiverton belong- 
ing to Governor Thomas Hutchinson and Lieutenant- 
Governor Andrew Oliver, of Massachusetts, had been 
confiscated, and a part thereof was purchased by 
Nathaniel Briggs, upon which he erected a fine house. 
He liad children, one of whom, a daughter, m. Simeon 
Borden. This daughter was the grandmother of the 
present Chief-Justice Thomas Durfee, of Rhode Island, 
and the mother of the Hon. Nathaniel B. Borden, a 






14s JOHN B BIGGS, OF JSFEWPORT, R. I. 

member of Congress from Massachusetts, and of 
Simeon Borden, who made the maj) ot Massachusetts 
and was an eminent engineer. 

His will is dated 22 Aug. 1785, and was admitted to 
probate 6 Aug. 1801. Recorded in Probate Records of 
Tiverton, Book V, p. 502. His property was devised to 
his widow (second wife) Mary, (by whom he had no 
issue) and his children by first wife, as follows: 

150 Philip. 

151 Nathaniel, 

152 Amey. 

153 Hannah. 

97 CYRUS, was a phvsician at Bristol, R. I., and removed to 
Augusta, Me., Mar. 1827, and there m. 7 May 1826-7, 
Louisa, dau. of Benjamin Fiske, of Boston, and d. at 
Salem, Mass., 24 Jun. 1871. (North's "Hist. Augusta, 
Me., 1870.) 

His children were, 

154 Saeah Louisa, b. 25 Feb. 1828, m. 1 Jan. 1851, Rev. 

Wheelock Craig. He d. Neuchatel, Switzerland, Nov. 
1868. 

155 Nancy Adams, b. 25 Jan. 1831, m. Gep. P. Denny, Boston. 

156 Elizabeth Church b. 18 Nov. 1833, m. Wm. Dana, of San 

Francisco, Cal. He d. New Bedford, Mass., Sep. 1871. 

157 Anna Fiske, b. 24 Jul. 1844, d. 2 May 1851. 

99 JEREMIAH, m. 1. 9 Mar. 1806, Sally Almy, 2. 25 Jun. 1810, 
Diana Coe, d. 12 Mav 1869. His children were, 

158 Sallie Almy, b. 6 Apl. 1811, m. 4 Oct. 1832, Sylvester H. 

Burgess, of Little Compton, and had dau. Francelia, 
who m. Joseph Wilber. 

159 Alfred C, b. 25 Mav 1813. 

Alfred C. Briggs, m. 1. 7 Nov. 1837, Marv V. Harlow, who d. 14 
Ocf. 1839, 2. 12 Apl. 1843, Mrs. Elvira M. Cornell, of 

Warren, Mass., who d. , and 3. 2 Jul. 1854, P^liza- 

beth F. Brown ell, of Little Compton. His children 
were, Ellen J. b. 31 Jul. 1839, d. 17 Sep. 1839. Charles 
Henry, b. 13 Feb. 1844, m. Fannie Russell, N. Bedford, 
30 Apl. 1866. Jeremiah, b. 27 Feb. 1847, d. 3 Nov. 
1847, Mary Elvira, b. 26 Mar. 1849, m. 17 Jan. 1869, 
Nathan'l Church, of Little Compton. Jeremiah 
Henrv, b.2 Mar. 18.56, m. Mar. 1875,Phebe J. Williston, 
of Tiverton. George Alvin, b. 23 Apl. 1858, d. 11 Apl. 
1864. E<lgar T, b. 10 Jun. 1860, d. 21 Apl. 1864. 
Herbert Alfred, b. 2 Feb. 1863. George Alvin, b. 10 
Jun. 1865. d. 30 Jul. 1867. Carrie Jane, b. 8 Sep. 868. 
Annie Elizabeth, b. 2. Feb. 1870. Jennie G, b. 21 Nov. 
1874. 

160 Susan Church, b. 22 May 1818, m. 5 Oct. 1839, Jesse Gardner, 

of Narraganset, and has children — Annie, George, 
Joseph and James — who live in Newport. 

161 Betsey Coe, b. 10 Sep. 1820, m. 10 Aug. 1841, Joseph Hicks, 

of Westport, he d. 11 June, 1868. no issue. 



JOIfy BRIGGS^ OF NEWPOBT, U. I. U9 

102 Thomas, b. 16 Jan. lS-22. 

Tlioiuas Brigirs,in. 2 Apl. 1844, Arethusa Harlow, of Jiarre, Mass., 
and had son, William H, who was b. 15 May 184G, ra. 26 May 1869, 
Delia M. Howard. 

101 TILLIXGHAST, m. 19 Dec. 1813, Parnell, dau. of .Job and 
Sarah (Church) Briggs, (see 91 p. 144.) his children 
were 

163 Nancy Adams, b. 1 Oct. 1814, d. 18 Jan. 181.5. 

164 Naxcy Adams, 25 Dec. 181.5. 

165 Caroline Louisa, 4 May 1820, m. Asa Dean, of Somerset, 

Mass. 

166 Sarah, " 7 Aug. 1822, m. Allen Phillips, of New 

Bedford. 

167 Jethro TiLLiNGiiAST, b. 31 Jul. 1825, a printer in Providence. 



SEVENTH GENERATION. 

103 WALTER, m. , Mary Bussing, she d. 1841, their children 

were 

168 JosiAH, b.' at Fordhara, 22 Feb. 1792, d. 2 Aug. 1866, of 

whom hereafter. 

169 Mary, b. at Foi dham, 18 Jul. 1794, now (Jan. 1877) living, 

m. 19 Dec. 1812, Peter Valentine. 
Mary Briggs, m. 19 Dec. 1812, Peter Valentine, who d. 1869, and 
had children, 1. Catherine, 2. Josiah, 3. Saraii. 4. ^lary, 5. Jane, 6. 
Dennis, 7. W^alter, 8. Emily, 9. John, 10. Maria, 11. Amanda, 12. 
Elizabeth. 

170 Peter, b. at Fordham, 16 Dec. 1797, d. 9 Nov. 1876, of whom 

hereafter. 

171 Walter, b. at Fordliam, 24 Jul. 1805, now (Jan. 1877) living 

at Harlem, N.Y, 

104 JOHN, m. , his children were. 

172 John, b. ) Went to Philadelphia to live when quite 

173 JosiAH.b. ) young, and shortly after deceased there. 

105 EDWARD, m. , his children were, 

174 Isaac W. b. , 1794, d. 13 Aug. 1877. 

175 Edward F. , no issue. 

110 WALTER, m. Eustatia. dau. of Gill)ert and Euphemia 
(Honevwell) Williams, his step-sister, and had issue, 

176 Hannah, b. 23 Dec. 1799, d. 8 Dec. 1872. 

Hannah Briggs, m. 13 Sep. 1821, Matthias, son of Gilbert and 
Martha (Briggs) Valentine, of East Chester, N. Y. and had 
children: Matthias, b. 6 Nov. 1824, d. 15 Apl. 1850. Thomas, b. 26 
Dec. 1826, d. 31 Oct. 1848. Martha Jane. b. 28 Nov. 1822, d. 20 
Jun. 184.5. 3Iarv Elizabeth, b. 27 Dec. 1828, m. Peter M. Wilson, 
28 .lun. 1854. Sarah Ann, b, 7 Oct, 1830, d. 29 Apl. 1872, unmar- 
ried. Eustatia, b. 22 Feb. 18.32, d. 9 Jan. 1870, m. 3 Dec. 1851, Peter 
Briggs, of Fordham, (243 p. 1.52.) 

21 



150 JOHN B BIGGS, OF NE WPOBT, B. I. 

177 Thomas J. b. 5 Jan. 1801, d. 23 Mar. 1S44, of whom hereafter. 

Ill ELIJAH, m. Elizabeth Horton, and had children, 

178 Elizabeth. 

179 Emeline. 

180 Gilbert Valentine, b. — Nov. 1813, d. — May 1851, of whom 

hereafter. 

181 Mary, m. John Burling, and had sons, Augustus and John. 

182 Caleb Horton. 

183 Abraham, left home in his youth, and never afterward 

heard of. 



ffy^^^n^cocOcJo'T'-^d 



113 SAMUEL, had two wives, the first, Elizabeth (dau. of Isaac 

and Hannah (Yanderberg) M. B- 2 Oct. 1765) Varian, 
whom he m. about 1803, she d, Jan. 1809. His second 
wife, whom he m. Feb. 1811, was Elizabeth, dau. of 
Frederick Brown. She was b. 11 Nov, 1776, d. 10 Oct. 
1845. His children were — by Elizabeth Varian, 

184 Mary Ann, b. 25 Mar. 1804, d. 10 Mar. 1862. 

Mary Ann Briggs, m. 11 May 1829, Robert Stead, of New York 
Citv, who.d. 28 Jan. 18.53, and had children, Sarah Elizabeth, b. 29 
Sep. 1830. Edward Briggs, b. 2 Nov. 1833. Marv, b. 2 Aug. 1835, 
d. 22 Jan. 1839. Robert, b. 8 Sep. 1841, d. 27 Feb. 1847. 

185 Isaac Varian, b. 12 Oct. 1805, d. 10 Dec. 1877, of whom here- 

186 Edward S. ' 28 Apl. 1807, d. 17 Aug. 1815. 

187 Elizabeth, 16 Jan. 1809. 

Elizabeth Briggs, m. 16 Dec. 1829, Prince William (son of Isaac 
and Temperance) Paddock, b. 15 Dec. 1797, at South East, N. Y. d. 
at Yonkers, N.Y. 2 Nov. 1853. Children, Walter Halsev, b. 29 Nov. 
1830. William, b. 29 Jan, 1834, d. 13 Jul. 1837. Susan Emily, b. 12 
Sep. 1836. Samuel Briggs, b. 8 Apl. 1840, d. 15 Sep. 1855. Edwin, 
b. 10 Mar. 1848, d. 18 Mar. 1848. 

By Elizabeth Brown, 

188 James Madison, b. 8 Oct. 1813, of whom hereafter, 

189 Emeline Coutant, 9 Oct. 1816. 

Emeline Coutant Briggs, m. 12 Oct. 1841, Gilbert Robinson, and 
had children, William, b. 15 Aug. 1842. Gilbert, b. 31 Jan. 184.5. 
Elizabeth B. b. 23 Apl. 1847, d. 26 Feb. 1874. Mary Emma, b. 25 
Mav 1850. James M. B, b. 16 Jul. 1852. Samuel B, h.- 17 Aug. 1854, 
d. 19 Jun. 1857. Walter H. P, b. 24 Apl. 1856. 

114 JAMES, m. about the year 1805, Elizabeth, dau. of Moses and 

Bathsheba Quimby. She b. 7 Mar. 1787, d. 14 Jun. 
1828. Their issue born in New York Citv, were, 

190 Eliza Ann, b. 4 Oct. 1806, d. 19 Feb. 187(5. - 

191 Mary, 29 Mar. 1808, m. Amos Rockwell, and has dau. 

Victoria, now living at Rochester, N.Y. 

192 Bathsheba b. 9 (15) May 1810, m. John Fowler, lives in 

Indiana. 

193 Hannah, b. 25 Jun. 1812, d. , has daughters living. 

194 Daniel Quimby, 7 Feb. 1815, of whom hereafter. 

195 Elliah Pell, 2 Jun. 1817, of whom hereafter. 



JOHN BRIGGS, OF NEW1^0R1\ It. I. 151 

190 Robert McCombs, b. 6 Oct. 1819, of whom hereafter. 
197 Samuel, b. l>5 Apl. 1824, d. rhiladelphia, 15 Mar. 1856, of 
whom hereafter. 

199 GE™i- ^'™^^ ^- 11 ^1'^^- 1^^^' '^- ^^ infancy. 

116 PHILIP HONEYWELL, m. 7 Mar. 1806, Phebe, dan. of John 
Rver, of Fnrdham, N.Y. She b. at Fordham, 4 May 
1^88, d. at Philadelphia, 1 Apl. 1866. Children, 

200 William H. b. 21 Oct. 1807, of whom hereafter. 

201 Daniel D. 23 Jul. 1809, d. 3 Jul. 1876, Calskill, N. Y. 

of whom hereafter. 

202 Abraham V. b. 2 Jan. 1812, d. 8 May 1812. 

203 Lawrence Decatur, b. 30 Aug. 1813, d. 8 May 1874, Phila- 

delphia- 

204 Phebe, b. 4 May 1816. 

205 EuPHEMiA, 22 Mai-. 1818. 

206 Lavinia Ryer, 27 Apl. 1821, m. Charles Valentine. 

207 Margaret Hunt, 15 Jul. 1825, d. 28 Jul. 1871, Philadelphia. 

208 Ann Eliza, 3 Apl. 1828. 

118 EBENEZER, m. . Mary Hunt, and had issue, 

209 Eliza Jane. 

210 Sally Ann. 

125 EDWARD B. ra. 7 Feb. 1811, Hannah M. Brown, b. 11 Apl. 
1788. Tiieir children were. 

211 Rebecca, b. 20 Nov. 1811. 

Rebecca Briggs, m. 21 May 1840. Leonard Scott, Esq.. of New 
York, b. 30 Jul. 1810, and has dau. Eva, b. 9 Nov. 1849. 

212 Mary, b. 27 Feb. 1813, unmarried. 

213 Matilda, 3 Apl. 1814, m. 7 May 1869, Reuben Provost, 

no issue. 

214 George F. 21 Oct. 1815, d. — Apl. 1877, of whom here- 

alter. 

215 Francena, 10 Sep. 1817. 

Francena Briggs, m. 1. 13 Oct. 1838, Dr. Richard K. Frost, he d. 
1839. 2. 12 Mar. 1843. Tliomas M. Partridge, Esq., of New York, 
and had children. Edward B. b. Nov. 1844. Helen, b. Mar. 1849, d. 
Aug. 1849. Harry F. b. Oct. 1854, d. Aug. 1858. 

216 Elizabeth, b. 4 Jul. 1819, unmarried. 

217 Amanda, 2 May 1821, d. 30 May 1853 (1855?). 

218 William E. 30 Mar. 1823, of whom hereafter. 

219 Ebenezer Slocum Burling, b. 28 Sep. 1825, of whom here- 

after. 

220 John T. b. 10 Sep. 1828, of whom hereafter. 

221 Thomas Jefferson, b. 13 Jun. 1832, of whom hereafter. 

127 FREDERICK, m. May 1831, Eliza (dau. of Samuel and Mary) 
Bunce, b. at Islip, N.Y^, 30 Sep. 1812. Children, 

222 Susan F. b. at New Y^ork 20 Jan. 1838, d. at East Chester, 

N.Y^, 24 Jul. 1865. 

223 Emily B. b, at Cold Spring, N. Y., 20 Feb. 1842, m. 

Deadly. 



152 JOHN BBIGGS, OF NEWPORT^ R, /. 

224 Samuel B. b. at New York, 8 Jul. lSi5, lives at Washington, 

D. C, unmarried. 

225 MoRDECAi, b. at New York, 26 Jun. 1848, d. Sep. 1849. 

134 SAMUEL, m. Apl. 1847, Caroline Pettit. She d. 28 Jan. 1853, 
leaving children, 

226 George, b. 22 Sep. 1848, d. 21 Nov. 1852. 

227 Jane Augusta, 3 Jan. 1851, m. 6 Jan. 1874, Thomas Burchill, 

of Brooklyn, N.Y. 



EIGHTH GENERATION. 

168 JOSIAH, of Fordham, N. Y., m. ]\Iaria Valentine, of West 
Chester, N.Y., and had issue, 

228 Lydia Ann, b. 17 Apl. 1817, d. 3 Mar. 1819. 

229 Harriet, 11 Mar. 1820, m. Allan Varian, 6 Jan. 1838. 

230 John V. 9 Apl. 1822, of whom hereafter. 

231 Walter, 29 Aug. 1824, d. 12 :\Iar. 1858, of whom here- 

after. 

232 James T. 28 Jan. 1827, d. 12 May 1862, of whom here- 

after. 

233 Isaac W. 31 Mar. 1829, of whom hereafter. 

234 George, 7 Apl. 1831, of whom hereafter. 

235 Samuel, 7 Jun. 1833, of whom hereafter. 

236 JosiAii, 8 Apl. 1835, of whom hereafter. 

237 Dennis, 3 May 1837, d. 30 Apl. 1838. 

238 Charles C. 17 Feb. 1839, of whom hereafter. 

239 Lewis, 23 May 1842, d. 13 Apl. 1864, unmarried. 

170 PETER, of Fordham N. Y., m. 19 Nov. 1823, Sarah Bussing. 

She d. 31 Jan. 1863. Their children were, 

240 Mary, b. 8 Mar. 1825, d. 19 Sep. 1846, unmarried. 

241 John B. 6 Dec. 1826, of whom Jiereafter. 

242 Sarah Ann, 7 Jan. 1828, d. 9 Dec. 1866, unmarried, 

243 Peter, 14 Apl. 1831, of whom hereafter. 

244 Edward, 24 Nov. 1833, d. 26 Feb. 1835. 

245 William H, 29 Oct. 1835. 

246 Elizabeth, 8 Jul. 1837, no issue. 

247 Walter, 9 May 1839, d. 16 Feb. 1863, unmarried. 

248 Edward, 28 Aug. 1842, d. 1 Sep. 1859, unmarried. 

249 Emily, 8 Nov. 1844, m. Alonzo Fogle. 

250 Jane, 30 Jul. 1847, unmarried. 

251 Matilda, 12 Sep. 1850, d. 14 Nov. 1852. 

252 Benjamin, 16 Nov. 1851, d. 1854. 

171 WALTER, of Fordham, N.Y., m. 18 Apl. 1832, Sarah, dan. of 

Dennis and Sarah (Bussing) Valentine, and now 
(1877) resides in Harlem, N. Y. He was for many 
years a butcher, doing business in Essex Market, New^ 
York Citv. His children were, 

253 Sarah Matilda", b. 25 Feb. 1833. 

254 Mary Elizabeth, 2 Dec. 1837. 



J0II2T BRIGGS, OF NEWPORT^ R. I. 153 

174 ISAAC W. of Brooklyn N. Y., was thrice m. but the names 
of his wives I have been unaljle to ascertain, 
although I maintained a correspondence with him 
nearly to the date of his decease. He was, I believe, 
a mason by trade, and iormerly resided at 145 SuHolk 
street, New York. His children were, 

255 Catharine S. b. 5 Sep. 1820, living in New York. 

2.5G ]\[aria L. 22 Nov. 1828, living in Brooklyn, N.Y. 

257 Bathsheba, 11 Sep. 1833, living in Brooklyn, N.Y. 

2.58 Edward F. 1 Jun. 183(5, living in Brooklyn, N.Y. 

259 Isaac W. — Dec. 1841, living in Brooklyn, N.Y. 

260 Ja^ies W. 9 Feb. 1844, of whom hereafter. 

177 THOMAS J. m. 19 Nov. 18— Jane Esler, (b. 19 Nov. 1806,) and 
had, 

261 EvALiNE, b. 11 Dec. 1837, m. Charles Leviness,9 Apl. 1873- 

262 Caiherine A. 19 Dec. 1839, unmarried. 

180 GILBERT V. — Nov. 1841, Jane Atwood, (b. 1 Jan. 1810, now 
— 1877— living at Harlem, N.Y.) and had children. 

263 Elijah, b. 25 Dec. 1842. 

264 Martha Horton, b. 11 May 1847, d. in infancy. 

265 Elizabeth U. b. , now (1877) living, unmarried. 

185 ISAAC YARIAN, m. 4 Jun. 1840, Elizabeth, dau. of Richard 
and Clarissa (White) Barker; she b. Monday. 27 Feb. 
1819, d. 28 Feb. 1875. Their children, all of whom 
were b. in the city of New York, were, 

266 SA3IUEL (S. J.), b, 12 Apl. 1841, of whom hereafter. 

267 Elizabeth Evelyn, 5 Jan. 1843. 

Elizabeth Evelyn Briggs, m. 12 Oct. 186.5, Edward P., eldest son 
of Jeremiah and Harriet (Leland) Robins, and has children, 
Harriet Leland, b. 9 Sep. 1866, Elizabeth Barker, b. 11 Jan. 1868, 
Ida, b. 19 Jan. 1873, Jeremiah, b. 5 Oct. 1875, d. 4 Mar. 1878. 

268 Genevieve Augusta, b. 6 Jan. 1845, d. 29 Dec. 1849. 

269 Isaac Yarian, Jr. 1 Dec. 1846, d. 30 May 1871, unmar- 

ried. 

270 Mary Jane Lockhart, 9 Dec. 1848, 

Mary Jane Lockhart Briggs, m. 27 Jan. 1875, Albert Riblet, of 
New York Citv, and has Mary Varian, b. 23 May 1876, Albert, b. 11 
Apl. 1878. 

271 Robert Stead, b. 19 Oct. 1850, m. Mar. 1878, Clara Pad- 

dock, of New York. 

272 Frank Pierce, b. 31 Oct. 1852, d. 3 Feb. 1864. 

273 Genevieve Augusta, 26 Jan. 1855. 

274 Edward, 11 Jan. 1860, d. 17 Mar. 1861. 

275 Edward, 17 Aug. 1862. 



15Jt JOHN BRIGGS, OF NEWPOBT, R. I. 

188 JAMES M. rn. 18 Oct. 1858, Susannah L, (yo. dau. Lewis and 
Margaret Jones) b. 7 May 1825, at Nantyr Glyn, Den- 
bighsliire, Wales. J. M. Briggs now resides at the 
home of his brother-in-law, Lewis Jones, near Mount 
Vernon, N. Y. He is not engaged in any active 
business. Their children are, 

276 Margaret Elizabeth, b. 24 Dec- 1859. 

277 Susan Emily, 3 Apl. 1862. 

191 DANIEL QUIMBY, of New York City, m. 23 Oct. 1842, Sarah 
S. Fellows, b. in New Hampshire, 23 Feb. 1824, d. at 
New York City, 16 Dec. 1876. Their children were, 

278 Amelia E. b. 5 Feb. 1844. 

279 Sarah Ja^-e, 8 Jan. 1847, d. 13 Nov. 1854. 

280 Daniel Quimby, 21 Aug. 1848, d. 9 Aug. 1849. • 

281 Mary Joseph, 3 Jun. 1850, d. 4 Aug. 1851. 

282 Henry F. 14 Mar. 1851, d. 15 Nov. 1854. 

283 Mary Jane, 13 Mar. 1855. 

284 Frances Juliett, 22 Jun. 1858, d. 20 Feb, 1873. 

285 Elijah Pell, 21 Nov. 1861. 

286 Hattie Frances, 24 Jul. 1867. 

195 ELLJAH PELL, m. 11 May 1842, Elizabeth Ostrom, and is now 

living in New York City. Their children were, 

287 Elizabeth Jane, m. Louis A. Jackson, 27 Oct. 1870. 

288 Josephine, m. Samuel H. Cornell, 23 Nov. 1867. 

289 Mary Louise, deceased. 

290 Kate Augusta, unmarried. 

196 ROBERT McCOMBS, m. 18 Jan. 1843, Mary F. Fellows, d. , 

had among other children, 

291 Samuel. 

197 SAMUEL, moved to Philadelphia, where he m. 2 Sep. 1851, 

Anna M. Miller, dau. of Frederick William and 
Caroline (Newman) Miller, of Philadelphia. He was 
a merchant tailor, and was lost on a steamer which 
was burned between Philadelphia and Camden, 15 
Mar. 1856. His children were, 

292 Elizabeth, b. 4 May 1852, d. 5 Apl. 1857. ' 

293 Caroline, 6 Dec. 1853, resides in Philadelphia. 

294 Samuel, 8 Jan. 1856, resides in Philadelphia. 

200 WILLIAM H. formerly a grocer in New York City, m. 26 Nov. 
1828, Louisa, dan. of Thomas Hoff, of Raritan, Mon- 
mouth County, N. J. He emigrated to Hopedale, Taze- 
well county, Ills., in Apl. 1838, where he now resides. 
His children were, 

295 Hannah V. W. b. 14 Sep. 1829. 

296 JaneE. 18 May 1833. 

297 Elmira, 12 Jun. 1837, d. 11 May 1838. 

298 Cecelia, 30 Aug. 1840. 

299 William H. Jr. . 

300 Phebe R. 2 Oct. 1845, d. 24 Jan. 1871. 



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JOHX BEIGGS^ OF NEWPORT^ li. I. 155 

201 DANIEL D. was a resident of Brooklyn, N.Y., and of some 
l)romiiience in the city ii;overnment there. He m. 7 
Mar. 1S32, Sarah Ann," (b. 1 Feb. 1S12.) dau. of John O. 
and ^lary S. Stillwell, of Monmouth county, N. J. His 
children were, 

301 Catharine S. b. 24 Feb. 1833, New York City. 

302 Phillip H, U Dec. 1834, New York Citv. 

303 ]\[ary S, 4 Nov. 1836, New York City. 

304 John O. S, 22 Oct. 1838, Monmouth county, N. J., d. 31 

Mar. 1858, at Brooklyn, N.Y. 

305 Haeriet E, b. 20 May 1842, New York City, d. 30 Jul. 1867. 

at Brooklyn, N.Y. 

306 Daniel D. Jr, k 28 Apl. 1844, New York City, d. 4 Feb. 1872, 

at New Orleans, La. 

307 Robert Armstrong, b. 9 Jul. 1847, New Cork City, d. 19 Nov. 

1852. at Brooklyn, N.Y. 

308 Ella A, b. 11 Feb. 1850, New York City. 

214 GEORGE F. a grocer at Williams' Bridge, N. Y., m. 21 Apl. 
1844, Eliza Berrian, and had issue, 

309 Louisa, b. 27 Apl. 1845, d. 14 Jan. 1846. 

310 Georgianna, 28 Nov. 1846, unmarried. 

311 Ida, 15 Mar. 1848, m. 27 Oct. 1869, Robert McTurck, 

of Williams' Bridge, N.Y. 



218 WILLIAM E., a grocer at one time, and still a resident of New 

York City, m. 22 May 1846, Laura Pettingill, and had 
issue, 

312 William Augustus, b. 26 Jan. 1847. 

313 Francesca Augusta, 2 Jan. 1849. 

314 Lizzie Gertrude, 17 Oct. 1855. 

315 Laura Adeline 18 Aug. 1864. 

219 EBENEZER SLOCUM BURLING, m. 1. 4 Feb. 1849, Amanda 

Melvina Hull, who d. 1 Nov. 1865, m. 2. 2 Nov. 1866, 
Mary Augusta Hull, sister of his first wife. Their 
children were, 

316 Celia Amanda, b. 26 Feb. 1856, d. 28 Apl, 1856. 

317 Edward B, 8 Feb. 1857. 

318 Leonard Scott, 9 Oct. 1859. 

319 Frances Augusta, 20 Mar. 1861 

320 Francena Matilda, 20 Sep. 1862. 

321 Celia Amanda, 21 May 1864, d. 30 Aug. 1865. 

322 A:s^ne Amelia, 17 Jul! 1867. 

323 Mary Amanda, 21 Nov. 186 ). 

324 A dau. b. -. 

220 JOHN T, resides at Williams' Bridge, N. Y., and m. \% Sep. 

1855, Sarah Ann Harris, and has son, 

325 Noble Harris, b. 15 Dec. 1862. 



156 JOHX BRIGGS^ OF NEWPORT. B. I. 

221 THOMAS JEFFERSON, resides in New York City, m. 2 June 
1863, Imogen Collins, and has, 

326 Warrex C. b. 13 May 1864. 

327 Evelyn, 8 Jun. 1866. 

328 A daughter b. . 



NINTH GENERATION. 

230 JOHN V. resides at Fordham, N. Y., and m. 1. 25 Nov. 1817, 

Sarah Jane Ackerman, who d. 31 Jul. 1866. 2. 6 Nov. 
1867, Sarah Ann Tappen, and their children were, 

329 Harriet A. b. 18 Aug. 1848, m. 10 Jul. 1866, George W. 

Sherwood, 1 ch. 

330 Marietta, b. 16 Dec. 1850, unmarried. 

331 Josiah a. 6 Dec. 1852, m. 15 Mar. 1876, Julia Wheatley, 

332 Emma, 11 May 1857, unmarried. 

231 WALTER, m. 5 Dec. 1850, Elizabeth Anderson, and had, 

333 William H. b. 22 Feb. 1853. 

334 Alfred A. 28 Apl. 1855. 

232. JAMES T. m. 1. 1847, Lavinia Berrian, 2. 16 Nov. 1853, 

Tamar L. Varian, and had. 

335 Maria A. b. 8 Jan. 1848. 

336 Albert W. 31 Dec. 1849. 

337 George A. 11 Sep. 1854. 

233 ISAAC W. of Fordham, N.Y., m. 17 Jan. 1858, Sarah Ann 

Williams, and had, 

338 Fannie Estelle, b. 13 Oct. 1864. 

339 Fordham, 31 Jul. 1872. 

234 GEORGE, m. 15 Oct. 1855, Kate Fisher, and had, 

340 Lydia F. b. 20 Mav 1857. 

341 George H. 18 Mar. 1860. 

342 Lewis F. 1 Jan. 1865. 

343 John B. 9 May 1868. d. 2 Jan. 1869. 

344 Maud W. 14 Mar. 1870. d. 24 Feb. 1872. 
335 Holmes Odell,31 Dec. 1872, d. 16 Jul. 1874. 

346 Agnes S. 27 Jun. 1876. 

235 SAMUEL, m. 20 Nov. 1855, Elizabeth J. Tiebout, and liad issue. 

347 Maria, b. 20 Oct. 1856, d. 7 Apl. 1859. 

348 Emilie T. 12 Aug. 1858. 

349 Frank, 25 Jul. 1860. 

350 Samuel B. 26 Aug. 1865. 

236 JOSIAH, married 27 Feb. 1867, Anna M. Swartz. and had 

children, 

351 Walter D. b. 23 Nov. 1867. 

352 Jane E. 6 Nov. 1869, d. 20 July 1870. 

353 Frederick J. 8 Julv 1874. 



JOIIX liRlGGS OF NEWPORT, B. T. 15 



238 CHARLES C. m. 4 Aug. 18(10, Elizabeth (Anderson) Briggs, 
widow oi'his brother WALTER (23-t,) and luui. 
35-t Matilda D. b. 24 July, 18r»5. 

241 JOHN B. of Fonlham, N. Y., m. 22 Nov. 1853, Ma rv E. Valen- 
tine, and had, 

355 Eva A. h. 17 Eeb. 1S55. 

356 Mary L. 9 Jan. 1857. 

357 Edgar V. b. I's Dec. 18(n. 

358 Arthur E. 3 Sept. 18()5. 

359 Harry, 27 Dec. 18<>7. 

360 Erederick, 24 Dec. 1S71. d. 9 March 1872. 

361 Clarence, 14 Dec. 1873. 

243 PETER, resides at Williams' Bridge, N. Y. ; wa> lurnierly a 
butcher, and later a blacksmith there. He ni. 3 Dec. 
18.51, Eustatia, dau. of Hannah (176) Briggs and Matthias 
Valentine. Eustatia d. 9 Jan. 1870, having had issue, 

362 Hannah, deceased. 

363 Peter. 

364 Emily, deceased. 

365 Martha J. 

260 JAMES W. of Brooklvn, N. Y., m. , and has is<iie. 

366 Charles, 1). 8 Sept. 1874. 

367 William, — May 1876. 

266 SAMUEL. (Stehl)ins June,) now a resident of Cleveland, O., to 
which place he removed in 1865. He mairied 1 June, 
1865, Ada L., eldest daughter of Beals and Marv Jane 
(Chapman ) Thomas, b. 26 May, 1846, at Stalh.rd Springs, 
Conn. Children, 

368 Isaac Vari an, b. 27 Oct. 1875, d. in infancv. 

369 Varian C I la I'M an, 30 Mar. 1878, at Cleveland. O. 




TENTH GENERATION. 

333. WILLIAM M. married 24 Dec. 1872, Ida Carpenter and had 
issue. 

370 Gussie a. b. 2 Oct. 1874. 

371 Charles A. 28 Oct. 1876. 



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THE FOLLOWIXG 



FAMILY RECORDS 



Have been contributed by the various parties whose names appear 
at the head of each record. Many of these families may be readily 
connected with some of the individuals mentioned in the preceding- 
portions of this work, while others, from the meager information 
furnished, can not be identified with any degree of accuracy. 

Those desirous of an infinite fund of amusement for a long winter's 
evening, (say north of the 60th parallel,) can abundantly gratify 
their desire by studiously endeavoring to " cipher out " the origin of 
some of the '' septs." 



From Mrs. GEORGE B. HOLMES, ProvicUnce, R. I. 

The following record is a copy of one compiled by Mrs. Rebecca 
(Briggs) wife of Charles, son of Jonathan Holmes, of Kingston, Mass. 

XoTE. — The aiTrangement in order of generations, and the references have been 
made by the compiler. 

FIRST GENERATION. 

1 CLEMENT came from England in the "Fortune" and was an 
early settler at Weymouth, Mass. He had son, 



SECOND GENERATION. 

2 THOMAS, b. 1633, who was among the first settlers in Taunton, 

and was joint owner in lands in Norton and JMansfield with 

3 RICHARD, " v;ho is supxyosed to have Jee^i " his brother. 



FA JULY BE COEDS. 



159 



THIRD GENERATION. 



RICHARD (3) is recorded in Taunton Records as having m. 15 Aug. 
1062, ]Mary (? Rebecca,} Haskins, of Lackingham, and their 
children were, 
1 William, 



5 Rebecca, 

6 John, 

7 Joseph, 

8 Hannah, 

9 Mary, 

10 Richard, b. 1679, 



See Taunton Records. 



FOURTH GENERATION. 



RICHARD (10) Deacon of a church in Mansfield, m. 
burv and liad 

11 Richard, b. 1711, d. 17S9, 1 

12 Timothy, d. 1803, a. 91, 



Ivings- 



13 George, 
11 Joel, 
15 James, 



)■ See Norton Records. 



FIFTH GENERATION. 



RICHARD (11) also a Deacon at Mansfield, m. 9 Mar. 1732-3 Abagail 
Andros (d. 1812 a. 98,) of Bristol, R. I., a dau. of a brother 
of Sir Edmund Andros, the Colonial Governor. Their issue 
was, 

16 Richard, b. 19 Nov. 1733, lieut. French war ; slain a. 20. 

17 Ephraim, b. Mansfield 1735, d. 22 Dec. 1799, a. 64. 
IS Isaac, d. vouna'. 

19 Sarah, £ s. 2)- 1833 a. 93. 

20 Abagail, (^. s. i). 

21 Mary. 

TDIOTHY (12) lived in Norton, m. 1, 13 Julv 1738, Mary Briggs, b. 
1710, d. 17 Oct. 1781, a. 71. 2, wid. Hannah Watterman of 
Halifax, b. — , d. 1 Aug. 1791 a. 81. His issue were, 

22 Deborah, 4 Dec. 1741. 

23 Timothy, 27 Apl. 1745, d. , 1817. 

24 Mary, 4 Mav 1747. 

25 Susannah, 24 Sep. 1750, d. 18 Mav 1751. 
2^ Jonathan, 3 Sep. 1752. 



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160 FA3IILY liECOIiDS. 

JOEL (14) m. and had son, 

27 Joi;i,. 111. Mary Allen of Norton, (see Norton Records.) 

JAMES (15) m. and liad son, 

28 J\Mi;s. (Rev.) a Minister at Cnmmingloii, ^lass. 



SIXTH GENERATION. 

RIClLMd) (16) m. andhadissne, 
2!) Rkiiakd. 

30 Mi;i;( V. ni. John Williams of Norton. 

EPHRAl.M (17) p-ad. Camb. 1764, ord. pastor at Halifax 29 Apl. 
!7<!7, m. Rebecca (b. 1751, d. 1811,) dan. Robert Waterman, 
and Iiad, 
?A Ki'iiii.\[M, (Rev.) b. 1760, d. 22 Jvdv 181(5. 

32 William, (Rev.) 1771. 1S48. 

33 Rki'.kcca, 1773, 1863 aet. 90:10. 

31 Isaac, (Rev.) 7 May 1775, 22 Feb. 1862 aet. 87,Morrisa- 

11 ia. N. Y. 

35 Thomas, 1777, 1 799, Charleston, S.C. 

36 RoHKin- Waterman, 1779, 17S6. 

37 Ruhaiid, (Rev.)* 1782, 5 Jnly 1837, m. Fanny, only 

cliild of Dr. Benj. Billiniis. No issne. 

38 .Martha, 1781, 1853 aet. 73. 

39 Sauaii, 1788, IS.57. 

40 3Iai!Y, 1786, 1787. 

41 ( 'iiAKi.KS, (Rev.) 17 Jan. 1791, 1873 aet. 84. 

42 .loiiN KiN(isi3unY, (Dr.) 1794, 1843. Lived and died 

at Dedliam. 

MAR\'. (21.) m. Isaac Smith and liad among others, 
Isaac 
Apollos. 
Ex])t'n'eiice. 

TIMO'JTl^'. (23,) a Deacon of Tannton, m. Ahi-ail Patten, b. 1745, 
(1. 1818, and had, 

43 Ti.AioTiiY, grad. BroAvn Univ.. a merchant, d. in Boston. 

44 Hannah. 

45 Makv. ]). 1775, d. 1861, m. Capt. Goodwin anddived at Norton, 

liad 12 eh., 5 sons were ministers. 

JONATHAN, (26,) m. Betsey Bird and lived at Groton, N. Y., and 
liail, 

46 A NX A. 



iQ r.,,,'.'.'^' V See Norton Records. 

4N .1 AMES. 

49 XoAu, 



" Ritli.iiil ijnKl. Providence, ord. Pastor at Maiislielil. 



FA3IILY RECORDS. 161 



SEVENTH GENERATION. 

RICHARD, Dr. (29) m. Huldali, dau. Thomas Reed of Abingdon, 
moved to N. Y. State, and had, 

50 Ruth. 
61 Ralph. 

And many others. 

EPHRAIM (31) grad. Camb. 1791, ordained Pastor at Chatham 
1796, m. Deborah, dau. Simeon Samson of Rlympton, Ms., 
and had, at Chatham, 

52 Henry, d. young. 

53 Thomas, infancy. 

51 Ephraim, infancy. 

55 Isaac, a physician in N. Y. State at Homer. 

WILLIAM (32) grad. Prov. 1791, Pastor at Ivittery several years, m. 
Betsey, only dau. Nathan Hudson of Bridgewater, Mass., 
where he lived until he dee'd, having had, 

56 AViLLIAM. 

57 Nathax. 

58 Thlophilus. 

59 A daughter, d. young. 

REBECCA, (33) m. Cluirles, son of Jonathan Holmes of Kingston, 
Ms., and had issue, b. Kingston, Mass., *■ 

Charles, b. IS Sep. 1797, d. 7 Dec. 1797. 

Christiana, 11 Oct. 1798, m. John Tillson. 

Maria, 24 A pi. 1801, Geo. Bass Holmes. 

Charles, 17 Jan. 1804, Susan Wyman. 

Lucia, 3 Nov. 1806, Lucius Kinii;man. 

Hiram, 8 Mar. 1809, 1. Beulah ; 2. Sarah E. 

Gilbert. 

James Wheaton, 8 June 1811, Lucia McLouthlin, of Kings- 
ton, Mass. 

John Martin, 5 Nov. 1813, Sophia C. Wyman. 

George Briggs, 28 Oct. 1816, Margaret Richie. 

ISAAC (34) "A good man and a faithful minister," grad. Prov. ord. 
Pastor at York, Me., 1797, Boxford, Sep. 1808, Chatham 1834, 
North Rochester 1839-1860. Will recorded liher 44, p. 180, 
White Plains, N. Y., m. 1. Sarah, dau. Richard Sears of Chat- 
ham, who d. 1 812, 2. Mehitabel, sister of Sarah above, 1814, 
who d. 1815, 3. Henrietta, b. 8 Mar. 1781. dau. Leonard and 
Sarah (Williams) Chester, who d. 1852. Isaac's issue were, 

60 Mary, widow of Oilman Prichard of Boston. 

61 Richard. 

62 Charles, had son Richard now living in Framingham, Ms. 

63 George, b. Portsmouth, N. H. 24 Sep. 1807, now living in New 

64 James. [York. 

65 Sarah, m. J. J. Crane of New Y^ork Citv. 

66 A cliild. ^ 



162 FAMILY RECORDS. 

MARTHA (38) m. Zebadiah Thomson of Halifax, Ms., and had, 
Clara. 
Clarinda. 
Martha. 
Rebecca. 
John. 
Thomas. 
Zebediah. 

SARAH (39) m. Jabez P. Thomson, of Halifax, Ms., and had, 
Ephraim. 
Deborah. 
Edwin. 

CHARLES (-11) grad. Camb. ord. pastor Lexington, 28 Apl. 1819. 
Res. on account of health, 28 July 1835. Pres. and Sec. 
Unitarian Assoc, m. Eliza, dau. Wanton Casey, of Green- 
wich, R. L, and had, 

67 Elizabeth. 

68 Louisa. 

69 Charles. 

70 Abby. 

JOHN K. (42) Physician, at Dedham, educated at Phillips Acad- 
emy, Exeter, m. Hannah (d. 1876,) dau. Rev. Mr. Chicker- 
ing of Dedham, and had, 

71 John Grant. 

72 Richard, lives cor. Washington and School str., Boston. 

73 Frank. 

74 Mary. 

HANNAH (44) m. Noah Dean and lived in Fairhaven, and had, 
Timothy, b- 12 Sep. 1798, d. s. i). N. Orleans. 
Daniel, 26 Dec. 1802, d. s. p. N. Orleans, 1847. 

Hannah, 29 Oct. 1806, d. 11 Aug. 1861, m. 2 Aug. 1832 Flavins 

Delano. 
Rachel, 11 June 1800, 1803. 

George. 



EIGHTH GENERATION. 

GEORGE (63) m. 1 Elsie dau. Benjamin Crane, cor. Bowery and 
Eldridge, N. Y. City, % Julia dau. E. C. Brewster of Bristol, 
Conn., and had, 

Benjamin. 

Augustus. 

George. 

Julia. 

Mary. 

Sarah. 



FAMILY RECOBDS. 



163 



From F. W. ^RIGGS, Elyiia, Ohio. 

FIRST GENERATION. 

1 JAMES,* b. 17 May 1719, at Norton, Mass., d. 6 Aug. 1793, m. 
5 May 1743, Damaris White, who d. Guilford, Vermont, 17 
Jan. 1801, and liad issue as follows, 



SECOND GENERATION. 



2 Rachel, 


b. 2 Mar. 


1744, d, 


. 25 May 1763. 


3 James, 


28 Jan. 


1746, 


8 Dec. 1826. 


4 Caleb, 


17 Sep. 


1747, 


2 Nov. 1755. 


5 Peter, 


24 May 


1749 


28 Jul. 1825, 


6 Gideon, 


17 Sep. 


1750, 


Jul. 1826, 


7 Samuel, 


15 Dec. 


1752, 


Apl. 1818, 


8 Mary, 


6 Nov. 


1756, 


9 Feb. 1834, 


9 Caleb, 


13 Jun. 


1758, 


17 Aug. 1834. 


10 Isaac, 


11 Nov. 


1762, 


12 Jul, 1837. 


11 Levi, 


20 Aug. 


1767, 


5 May 1852, 



at Guilford, Vt. 
sett'd at Leyden. 

m. Hannah . 

m. David Leonard. 



m. Lucretia Baker, 



THIRD GENERATION. 

5 PETER, m. 1. 1772-3, Prudence Thomas, b. 22 Apl. 1752, d. 4 
Nov. 1806, 2. — Nov. 1808, Rebecca Pullen, b. 8 Jan. 1754, 
d. 18 Jan. 1843, and had, 
12 Thomas, b. 11 Jan. 1773, d. 26 Dec. 1838, at Olmsted. O. 



13 Jemima, 

14 Polly, 

15 Peter, 

16 James, 

17 Amos, 

18 Prudence, 



31 Dec. 1774, 

4 Jul. 1777, 
18 Jul. 1779, 
25 Sep. 1781, 
14 Jun. 1783, 

5 May 178" 



19 John, (Dr.) 20 May 1787, 

m. Eliza Sanborn. 

20 William, 15 Apl. 1789, 

21 Caleb, 15 May 1791, 

Betsev Wood. 

22 Gardner; 23 Jul. 1793, 



2 Dec. 1843, at Randolph, Vt. 
12 Sep. 1823, at Guilford, Vt. 
18 Sep. 1846, at Sprinirfield, Mass. 
11 Dec. 1861, at , Ohio. 

7 Nov. 1785, at Guilford, Vt. 

26 Jun. 1813, at Randolph, Vt. 

17 (12) Dec. 1847, at Greenville, O. 

6 Nov. 1825, at Guilford, Vt. 
17 Aug. 1834, at Guilford, Vt., m. 

27 Apl. 1874, 



* James 1, i,s probalily identical with James 28, in pedigree on p. IGO, contri- 
buted bj^ Mrs. Geo. B. Hohues. 



16i FA3fILY EE COEDS. 

10 ISAAC, m. Polly Danford, b. 3 Nov. 1763, d. 9 Jul. 1812, and 
had, 

23 Polly, b. 9 Nov. 1786, d. 7 Deff. 1854. 

24 Sally, 2 Apl. 1788, 27 Mar. 1816. 

25 Isaac, 6 Feb. 1790, 1849. 

26 Rhoda, 16 Feb. 1792, 20 Jul. 1815. 

27 Nancy, 10 Oct. 1793. 

28 Betsey, 28 Nov. 1794. 

29 John, 9 Mar. 1797. 

30 David, 8 Apl. 1799, 20 Mav 1841. 

31 SoPHRONiA, 19 May 1800. 

32 Levi, 19 Jul. 1803, 20 Jan. 1835. 

33 Moses, 23 Dec. 1805. 

34 Esther, 21 Jul. 1808. 



FOURTH GENERATION. 

12 THOMAS, m. Abiali Tisdal, b. 16 Sep. 1772, d. 9 Feb. 1850, and 

had. 

35 A3I0S, b. 22 Jun. 1794, d. 6 Apl. 1868. 

36 Mary, 30 Apl. 1796, 31 Oct. 1822. 

37 Otis, 6 Apl. 1798. 

38 Alvin, 20 Feb. 1800. 2 -Apl. 1871. 

39 Fannie, 16 Nov. 1801. 

40 Thomas, 3 Oct. 1804, 17 Jan. 1876. 

41 Nelson. May 1807, Apl. 1808. 

42 Selina, I T 1 icoQ 18 Dec. 1809. 

43 S A BIN A, f Jul. ibuy, 11 Dec. 1809. 

13 JEMIMA, m. Geo. W. Thomas, and had. 
Amos, b. 18 Jul. 1800. 

Peter, 13 Aug. 1802, d. 1813. 

Prudence, 21 Apl. 1804, m. Nathaniel Tillotson. 

Jemima, 12 Jul. 1807, m. 6 Jul. 1830, James Shattuck, 

Sarah, 24 Feb. 1810, m. Peter Cheney. 

Mary Ann, 17 Jul. 1811, m. Randall Shattuck. 

15 PETER, of Guilford, Vt., m. 16 Jul. 1811, Eunice Lynde, b. 16 

Jan. 1785, d. Springfield, Mass., 25 Aug. 1845, and had, 

A daughter, b. 16 Mar. 1812, d. 3 Apl. 1812. 

44 Joshua Lynde, 17 Oct. 1813. 

45 Eunice Miranda, 17 Aug. 1815. 

46 Am ASA BiXBY, 24 Dec. 1817. 

47 Albert Dwight, 25 Jan. 1820. 

48 Mary Jank, 8 Dec. 1822. m. Dr. J. H. Jordan. 

16 JAMES, m. Esther Parker, and had, 

49 VoLNEY, b. 8 Apl. 1815. 

50 Lucy, 3 Nov. 1816, d. 14 Aug. 1837. 



FAMILY RE COEDS. 165 

51 Fidelia, b. 8 Mar. 1818. 
.52 Darius W. 28 Jan. 1820. 

53 Sophia, 28 Dec. 1821. 

54 Mary, 22 Apl. 1824. 

55 John G. 5 Feb. 1831, 

18 PRUDENCE, ra. Benjamin Jones, and had, 
Sophia, 
Charles, 
Burgoine, 

20 WILLIAM, m. Sarah Ward, and had, 

56 Priscilla, d.1824-5. 

57 Elizabeth. 

22 GARDNER, m. Fannie Richmond, b, 5 Jaii. 1792, d. Sep. 1875, 
and had, 

58 Russell R. b. 1 Jan. 1821, d. 28 Oct. 1846. 

59 William G. 2 Feb. 1826, 10 Aug. 1867. 



FIFTH GENERATION. 

35 AMOS, m. Nancy F. Calkins, b. 1 Jul. 1799,Vnd had, 

60 Elbert A. b. 4 Nov. 1820. 

61 Mary, 22 Oct. 1824. 

62 Nancy, 28 Aug. 1838. 

37 OTIS, m. 1. 6 Jan. 1825, Rispa Terrill, b. 13 Oct. 1800, d. 9 Oct. 
1844, 2. 4 Feb. 1846, Mary C. Storm, b. Sep. 1805, d. 15 Oct. 
1853, 3. 17 Apl. 1856, Caroline A. Strong, b. 1 Nov. 1808, and 
had, 

63 William N. b. 15 Apl. 1827. 

64 Julia A. 15 Apl. 1829, d. 13 Oct. 1850. 

65 Sarah J. 12 Jun. 1835, 22 Jun. 1867. 

40 THOMAS, m. 7 Mar. 1835, Mary Salisbury, b. 21 Jan. 1809, and 
had, 
m Lucia C. b. 23 Mav 1836. 

67 Anx M. 22 Mar. 1840. 

68 Henry H, 15 Mar. 1845. 

39 FANNIE, m. 15 Sep. 1828, Zephaniah Hathaway, b. 3 Jun. 1703, 

d. 1 Jan. 1873, and had, 
James A. b. 7 Jul. 1829, m.*Mv' a Fisher. 
Marv L. 11 Sep. 1830, m. E."C. Parmelee. 

Fannie S. 29 May 1882, m. L. A. Collins. 

Julia A. 2 Sep. 1834, d. 26 Jan. 1862, m. C. B. Lockwood, 

of Cleveland. 0. 
Milo, b. 10 Aug. 1836. m. Sally R. Root. 



166 FAMILY RECORDS. 

■iO VOLNEY, m. Catherine Hyde, b. 21 Dec. 1816, d. 31 Aug, 1864, 
and had, 
69 MelvinJ. 
TO Cordelia S. 

71 Letitia, 

72 Jason, 

73 Edwin 

74 Clarence, 

75 AvA, 

76 Charles, 

51 FIDELIA, m. 1. Chas. H. Gardner, and had, 
Francis K. 

m. 2. Squire Carlin, and had, 
Frederick, 
Alice. d. aet. 12 yrs. 

52 DARIUS W. m. Betsey Stearns, b. 22 Mar. 1823, and had, 

77 Lucy A. b. 27 Jan. 1843, d. 26 Jul. 1843. 

78 Cassius V. 20 Jul. 1844, 10 Jan. 1863. 

79 Edward P. 31 Jan, 1846. 

80 Ernest G. 25 Oct. 1854, m. 2 ApL 1876, Jessie Mitchell. 

55 JOHN G. m. 3 Feb. 1858, Hester Stearns, and had, 

81 Lucy E. 

82 Gardner J. <% 

83 Esther O. 



SIXTH GENERATION. 



60 ELBERT A. m. Emeline Hollister, and had, 

84 George H. b. 23 Oct. 1840. 

85 JosiE J. 9 Jul. 1851. 

86 Arthur E. 24 Aug. 1856, d. 16 Jan. 1860. 

61 MARY, m. 1. Wm. Taylor, 2. Mills, 3. A, Redington, and 

had, 
William Mills. 

63 WILLIAM N. m. 13 Apl. 1854, Sophia Brooks, b. 3 Apl. 1828, 
and had, 

87 Frank W.* b. 7 Mar. 1857, living at Elyria, O. 

88 Mary J. 19 Jul. 1861. 

65 SARAH J. m. Edward H. Pound, and had, 
William. 
Mary G. . 

67 ANN M. m. 25 Sep. 1859, Heman Stearns, b- 11 Apl. 1831, and 
had, 
Robert L. 

* The contrn)utor of this pedigree. 



FA JULY RECORDS. 167 



From ALBERT D. BRIGGS, Springfield, Mass. 

(This family has saino aiioostry \\\t\\ the familjr whose records are contributed 
by F. W. Bkiggs, Elyria, O. — Compiler.) 

From a letter written by John G. Briggs, esq. of Freeport, 111. 
I learn the following in regard to the family prior to Dea. James 
Briggs, my great grand-father. 

1 Clement Briggs, arrived at Plymouth, Mass., in the ship 

"Fortune," 9 Nov. 1621. He m. Joan Allen about 1630, 
and among other children had, 

2 EiciiARD Briggs, b. in 1645. He m. Rebecca Harkness or 

Hoskins, 15 Aug. 1662, and among other children had, 

.3 *RicHARD Briggs, b. 12 Jan. 1679 or 1680. He m. Mercy , in 

1706 or 1708, and among other children had, 



FOURTH GENERATION. 

1 Dea. James Briggs, b. 16 Mar. 1718 or 1719, m. Damaris White, 

5 May 1743. Children. 

2 Rachel, b. 2 Mar. 1744, d. 25 May 1763. 

3 James, 28 Jan. 1746, 8 Dec. 1826. 

4 Caleb, 12 Sep. 1747, 2 Nov. 1755. 

5 Peter, 29 May 1749, 28 Jul. 1825, grand-father. 

6 Gideon, 17 Sep. 1750, 1826. 

7 Samuel, 15 Dec, 1752, Apl. 1818. 

8 Mary, 6 Nov. 1756, 9 Feb. 1834. 

9 Caleb, 13 Jan. 1758, 17Aug.l834. 

10 Isaac, 11 Nov. 1762, 12 Jul. 1837. 

11 Levi, 20 May 1767, 5 May 1852. 

(3) JAMES, went to Cummington, Mass., and was a clergyman in 
that place for many years. 

(5) PETER, w^ent to Guilford, Vt., settled there, and died there 

in 1825. 

(6) GIDEON, went to Leyden, Vt., and settled there. 



* In the "Plymouth Colony Records," I find that Richakd Briggs, (3) was 
born in Taunton, 7 Apl. 1668; also the will of Clement Briggs, speaks of his 
two sons, " David" and "Remember," but rot of " Richard." 



168 FAMILY ItECOIiDS. 



FIFTH GENERATION. 

5 PETER, b. 24 May 1749, m. (a) Prudence Thomas, 1772, (b) 
Rebecca Pullen, Nov. 1808. 

12 Thomas, b. 11 Jan. 1773, d. 26 Dec. 1838, at Olmstead, O. 

13 Jemima, 31 Dec. 1774, 24 Dec. 1843, Randolph. Vt. 

14 Polly, 4 Jul. 1777, 12 Sep. 1823, Guilford, Vt. 

15 Peter, 18 Jul. 1779, 18 Sep. 1846, Springfield, Mass. 

16 James, 25 Sep. 1781, 11 Dec. 1861, Ohio. 

17 Amos, 14 Jun. 1783, 7 Nov. 1785. Guilford, Vt. 

18 Prudence, 5 May 1785, 26 Jun. 1813, Randolph, Vt. 

19 John, Dr. 20 May 1787, 12 Dec. 1847, Greenville. O. 

20 William, 29 Apl. 1789, 6 Nov. 1825, Guilford, Vt. 

21 Caleb, 15 May 1791, 17 Aug. 1834, Guilfoid, Vt. 

22 Gardner, 28 Jul. 1793, 27 Apl. 1874, Guilford, Vt. 

a Prudence Thomas, b. 2 Apl. 1752, d. 4 Nov. 1806, m, 1772. 

b Rebecca Pullen, b. 8 Jan. 1754, d. 18 Jan. 1843, m. Nov. 1808, 
taken blind, Sep. 1828. 

12 THOMAS, m. Azuba Tisdale, of Marlboro, Vt., had three sons 

and one daughter, 
Otis, 
Thomas, 
Alvin, 
Fanny, 

13 JEMIMA, m. Wasliington Thomas, of Randolph, Vt., had six 

cliildren, 
Amos, 
Welcome, 
Prudence, 
Jemima, 
Mary, 
Sarah, 

15 PETER, (my father) m. Eunice Lynde, of Guilford, Vt., and 

had six children, 
A (laughter, 
Joshua L. 
Eunice M. 
Amasa B. 
Albert D. 
Mary Jane. 

16 JAMES, m. Esther Parker, had six children, 
Darius, 

Volney, 

Fidelia, 

Mary, 

Sophia, 

Gardner, 



FAMILY llECORDS. 169 

18 PKUDENCE, m. Benson Jones, of Randolph, Vt., had a dau. 

Sophia, who m. Jedediah French, of Ohio. 

19 JOHN, M. D. m. Eliza Soathgate of Ohio, had three dau. 
Isabella, (Mrs. Knox.) 

Janette, (Mrs. Workman.) 
OcTAViA, (Mrs. Black.) 

20 WILLIAM, m. Sarah Ward, of Guilford, Vt., had a dau. 
Pkiscilla, d. in girlhood. 

21 CALEB, m. Betsey Wood, of Brattleboro, Vt., had one dau. 
Mrs. D. W. Kathan, West Bratt., Vt. 

22 GARDNER, m. Fanny Richmond,of Guilford, Vt., had two sons, 
Russell R. ) . . , 

Gardner. William,)' ^- unmarried. 

10 ISAAC, m. Folly Danford, of Athol, Mass. 



Polly, 


b. 9 Nov. 1786. 


Sally, 


2 Apl. 1788. 


Isaac, 


6 Feb. 1790. 


Rhoda, 


16 Feb. 1792. 


Nancy, 


10 Oct. 1793. 


Betsey, 


28 Nov. 1794. 


John, 


9 Mar. 1797. 


David, 


8 Apl. 1799. 


SOPHRONIA, 


19 May 1800. 


Levi, 


19 Jul. 1803. 


Moses, 


23 Dec. 1805, 


Esther, 


21 Jul. 1808. 



SIXTH GENERATION. 

15 PETER, born at Guilford, Vt., July 18, 1779; married Eunice 
Lvnde, at Guiliord, Vt., Julv 16, 1811 ; died at Springfield, 
Mass., Sept. 18, 1846. 

Eunice Lynde, daughter of Joshua Lynde, born at Guilford, Vt., 
Jan. 16, 1785 ; married Peter Briggs, as above, July 16, 1811. 
Died at Springfield, Mass., Aug. 25, 1845. 

Children of Peter and Eunice Briggs, above, 

23 A daughter, born 16 March, 1812, died April 3, 1812. 

24 Joshua Lynde, 17 Oct. 1813. 

25 Eunice Miranda, HAuc;. 1815. 

26 Amasa Bixby, 24 Dec. 1817, d. Springfield, June 27, 1862 

27 Albert Dwight, 25 Jan. 1S20. 

28 Mary Jane, 8 Dec. 1822. 



170 FAMILY RECORDS. 



SEVENTH GENERATION. 

24 JOSHUA L. married Elvira L. Stebbins, of South Deerfield, Mass., 

Nov. 20, 18-44, and had, 
Eleanor, born Sept. 1847, died 1849. 

Ella, 15 May, 1852, July, 1875. 

Harry D. 1 Nov. 1855. 

25 EUNICE M. married Samuel Jennison of Sunderland, Mass., May 

23, 1856. 

' ( AMASA B. married 1. Marv S. Bowe, of West Springfield, Mass., 
Oct. 1834. She died Feb. 11, 1847, aged 28 years, leaving 
one son, George W.; 2. Sarah Ann O. Bowe, a sister of the 
above, Sept. 15, 1849, aged 21 years, leaving no issue. 

27 ALBERT D., son of Peter, born at Brattleboro, Vt., Jan. 25, 1820. 

Caroline Clapp, dau. of Cephas Clapp, born at Northampton, 
Mass., May 14, 1822. The above were married at Northamp- 
ton, Mass.^, June 22, 1847. Their issue, 

Theodore Bliss, b. at Northampton, 29 March, 1848, d. at Spring- 
field, 21 Aug. 1849. 

Anne Merrick, Springfield, 30 Oct. 1850, d. at Spring- 

field, 4 Dec. 1850. 

John Lynde, Springfield, 16 March, 1852. 

Edward Dwight, Springfield, 9 Oct. 1855. 

Frederick Harris, Springfield, 13 July 1862. 

28 MARY JANE married Newell A. Spencer at Springfield, Mass , 

Sept. 30, 1847. Has had three children, 
Henrv B. born 28 June, 1848. 
Marv^ane, 17 Dec. 1852. 
William G. R. 6 Feb. 1860. 



SUPPLEMENT. 



JAMES, Rev. (3 in foregoing record,) son of Dea. James and Dama- 
ris (White) Briggs, was born Jan. 28, 1746 ; died Dec. 8, 1826. 
He was the first settled minister in Cummington, Mass., 
being ordained at that place July 7, 1794. He married Ann 
Wiswell, by whom he had four cliildren, to wit : 

1 James Wiswell. 

2 Calvin. 

3 Sophia. 

4 Clarissa. 



FAMILY RECORDS. 171 

JAMES WISWELL, married for his first wife Betsey Shaw, by whom 
lie had six children, to wit : 

5 Maria, born 1804. 

6 OcTAViA, 1806. 

7 James Latimer, 1810. 

8 Calvin, ISVS^^^ 

9 Julia, 1817. 

10 Moreau, 1820. 

By a second wife, (Abigail Narramore,) he had one child, • 

11 Clarissa. 

5 MARIA, was twice married, first to a Dr. Packard, and settled in 

Conn., where her husband died. Her second husband was 
D. J. Field, who settled in Michigan. She had four children, 
all of whom died young except a son, by her last husband, 
named James Field, who is a druggist at Alpena, Mich., with 
whom the mother now resides. 

6 OCTAVIA, married a farmer named Fairchild, of Stock- 

bridge, ]Mass., and had several cliildren, but am unable to 
give further particulars. 

7 JAMES LATIMER, married Eliza Noyes of Cummington, Mass., 

and bv her had three children, to wit: 

12 Eliza, was never married. 

13 Lovis W. born 1836, lives at Dexter, Mich. 
14: Fordyce W. 

James Latimer Briggs' first wife (Eliza Noyes,) died at Cumming- 
ton, Mass. He married for his second wife Clarissa Bartlett, 
of Lanesboro, Mass., where he now resides. Is a farmer. 
Has one son, 

15 Henry. 

13 Levis W. went to Michigan, married Hortense Tozer and has 
two children, 

16 Charles T. born in 1864. 

17 Fordyce W. 1866. 
Now lives at Dexter, Mich. 

14 FORDYCE W., son of J. Latimer, married Mary Owen; is a 

farmer ; lives at Lanesboro, Mass. Has no children, 

15 HEXRY is also a farmer and lives with his father in Lanesboro. 

Mass. 

8 CALVIN, son of Ja:mes Wiswell Briggs, married in New York 

City and died there, leaving one son, now living there, 

18 James Hyde, a Lawyer and Broker. 

9 JULIA, married a clergyman named A. A. Gilbert, now living at 

Lanesboro, Mass. Thev have two children, 
Alfred. 
Julius. 



172 FAMILY RECORDS. 

10 MOREAU, married Sarah Graves of Brooklyn, N. Y., was a law- 

yer, and resided in Brooklyn till his death, leaving two 

children, 
Charles, m. in Brooklyn. His wafe died leaving one son, Robert, 
Nellie, unmarried. 

11 CLARISSA, married a Mr. Gavney, and resides at South Abington. 

Mass, No issue. 

2 CALVIN, was a Physician, (son of Rev. Jamks,) settled in Marble- 

head, Mass. Issue 4 girls 3 boys. No iDarticulars. 

3 SOPHIA, married a Physician named Robinson, and settled in 

North Adams, Mass. Had five children, 
Albert. 
Clara. 
Robert, 
Harriet. 
Mary. 

4 CLARISSA, was never married, but died in Lanesboro, Mass. 

♦ 



FAMILY RECORDS. 173 



The following items, contributed hij MARY W. 
BRIGGS, of Salem, Mass., 

Will be of interest in connection with the foregoing pedigrees, 
one of which pedigrees, forwarded by Mrs. Geo. B. Holmes, alludes 
to Clement Briggs, of Plymouth, 1621, as a possible ancestor of Rev. 
James Briggs, the minister at Cummington, Mass. 



Facts not included, perhaps, in other accounts of Clement Briggs, found in 

Plymouth Col. Eecords. 

1637 he has land lying on the South side of " Joanes River," now 
Kingston, Mass., and in 1640 a commission is appointed to range the 
bound between his lands and those of Gov. Thos. Prince. 

In 1638 Clement Briggs, of Weymouth, feltmonger, came into 
court and deposed that he dwelt with Samuel Latham in Barmundsey 
street, Southwark, 2 and 20 years ago ; that he discerned how many 
pelts his master pulled in a week, and that those of Robert Hicks 
Avere better and cheaper than those of his master. 

My reason for doubting that Clement was the father of Richard 
are these : The names of his children are given in regular succession, 
with ages, from 1633 to 1643, and Remond or Remember was born 
after that, and there is no Richard. Now Richard of Taunton must 
have been of reasonable age at the time of his marriage in 1662. 

That he is not the same as Remond or Remember, is evident from 
the fact that in 1668, the year that Remember applied to the court 
for meadow land granted his father's children in addition to former 
tract, in AVeymoiith, near Bridgewater, was the year that Richard 
was engaged in settling Norton. 

RICHARD, was one of the grantees of the " North Purchase of 
Taunton," now Norton, Mass., 6 Jun. 1668. His house stood 
beside a remarkable boulder, and near the path often 
taken by King Philip, who lived on friendly terms with his 
neighbors, near his Winnicunnet cave, a Iriendliness 
doubtless due to the fact that they had bought their town- 
ship, paying him £143 in honest money therefor. He m. 
15 Aug. 1662, Rebekah Haskins, (or Hoskins,) of Laken- 
ham, probably a dau. of William. Their children were, 

William, b- 1663. 

Rebekah, 1665. 

Hannah. 

Mary. 
a John, 26 Feb. 1672. 

e Joseph, 15 Jun. 1674. 

Benjamin, 1677. 

Richard, 7 Apl. 1668, or 12 Jan. 1679. 

24 



17 J^ FAMILY RECORDS. 

a. Deacon JOHN, was the first Town Clerk of Norton, and for 
several years. Tithing man and Treasurer. He was ap- 
pointed Deacon, 6 Jul. 1730, and d. 29 Jur>. 1750. 

He m. Mary Burt, 29 May 1727. Their son Simeon, who 
m. Mary Cheney, had a son, Rev. John Briggs, b. in Nor- 
ton, 17 Mav 1765, pastor of the Congregational Church, 
Tiverton, R. I., 1791-1801, and at Plympton, Mass., 6,i| 
years. Rev. John d. 18 Sep. 1811. 

e. JOSEPH, m. Mehitable Hall, He d. 1751. 

Deacon RICHARD, son of Richard, was b. at Norton, 7 Apl. 1668. 
For several years after 1719, he received an annual salary 
of " 16s. 6d. for unlocking the meeting house," Because he 
was a tithing man four years, we judge him to have been, 
'"a prudent discreet person of a sober lile and conver- 
sation." and we are not surprised to find that on his 
removing to the "North Precinct," he was elected deacon 
of the newly formed church. 

He m. Mary Kingsbury. At his death, 1 Jan. 1733, he 
left sons. 
Richard, b. 1711. 

a Timothy, 
e Joel, 

i James, 16 Mar, 1719. 

George, 

a. TIMOTHY, of Norton m. Mary Briggs, and Mrs. Hannah 
Waterman. Mary left two sons, 
Timothy, 
Jonathan, 

TIMOTHY, Jr. dea. at Taunlon. m. Abigal Patten, and had Fon, 

Timothy, (third) who was b. 1771, B. U. 1771, and died of yellow 
fever in quarantine Boston Harbor, 1 Sep, 1797, sadly 
regretted as a young man of great promise. 

Timothy, 2d. had a dau. Hannah, m. to Noah Dean, of Fairhaven, 
and Mary, who m. to Oapt. Goodwin, of Taunton, was the 
mother of twelve children, among whom were, 

Rev. Daniel L, Goodwin, B, U. 1822, 

Rev, Henry B. Goodwin, B. U, 1825. 

Rev. James B. Goodwin, W. C. 1833. 

JONATHAN, son of the 1st Timothy, m. Betsey Reed, and lived in 
Groton. Their children were, 

Anna, 
Warren. 
James. 
Noah, 

e. JOEL, of Norton, had a son Rev, Joel Briggs, B. U. 1795, who 
m. Mary Allen, and had, 
Mary. 
Hannah. 
Joel. 



FAMFLY RECORDS. 175 

i. Deacon JAMES, was member and office bearer in the Baptist 
Church at Xorton. He m. Damaris White. Their son. 
Rev. James, 17 Jan. 1745, was ordained Pastor of the Cong'l 
Church in Cumminirton. Mass., 7 Jul. 1779, and d. 7 Dec. 
1S25, He m. Anna Wis wall, 19 Oct 17S0. 

Deacon RICHAED, son of Dea. Richard, b. 1711, at ''North Pre- 
cinct," Norton, was chosen to office in the church, Sep. 1774. 
His wife Abigal Andros, b. Bristol, R. I., Saturday, 13 
Jul. 1717, was dau. of Ephraim, and niece of Sir Edmund 
Andros. Dea. Richard, his wife and two unmarried dau- 
ghters, removed to Halifax, Mass., following the second 
brother Ephraim. Dea Briggs d. 1789, his wife 1812. Their 
children were, 



Richard, 


b. 


1734. 




Ephraim, 


19 Apl 


. 1736. 




Isaac. 








Mary. 








Abigal, who d. at Halifax, 1" 


r97. 


Sarah, 


b. 1740, d. 


Halifax, 


1833. 



a. Lieutenant RICHARD, son of Dea. Richard, 2d., was killed in 
battle in the French War at the age of 21. He left a 
widow and two children, 
Mary, who m. John Williams, of Norton, 

Dr. Richard, who 12 Aug. 1784, m. Huldah Reed, of Abington, 
Mass. She d, 1830, and in 1812, they moved from Abington 
to Chesterfield, Mass. Their children were, 

Richard, b. 9 Feb. 1785. 

Ralph. 

Harriet, et. al. 

e. MARY, dau. of Dea. Richard, 2d., m. Isaac Smith and had 
children, 
Isaac. 
Apollos. 
Experience, et al 



176 FA3IILY RECORDS. 

Pedigree of BRIGGS, of BARBADOS. 

Contributed by Sir Thomas-Graham Briggs, Bar't of Barbados. 

FIRST GENERATION. 

1 GEORGE BRIGGS, of Briggs Hill, in the Parish of St. George, 
and captain in Barbados Militia; the first of the family 
who settled in Barbados. He m. 1652, Mary Chamberlayne, 
and had issue, 



SECOND GENERATION. 

2 George, of Briggs Hill, of whom hereafter. 

3 James, who m. 1683, Margaret Brandon. 

4 Susan, who m. 16S6, William Sisnett. 

5 Eleanor, who m. 1695, Abraham Watkins. 



THIRD GENERATION. 

2 GEORGE, in. 1680, Isabella Willoughby, and had issue, 

6 Richard, of whom hereafter. 

7 Nathaniel, m. 1703, Ellinor Howell. 

8 Charles, d. 1690, young. 

9 Samuel, in. 1706, Elizabeth Sarsfield. 

10 Violetta, m. 1710, Charles Leyden. 

11 Sarah, m. 1715, John Bamfield. 



FOURTH GENERATION. 

6 RICHARD, m. 1705, Violetta Wharley, and had issue, 

12 Margaret, m. 1726, W.(?) Chamberlayne. 

13 Thomas, of whom hereafter. 

14 Hannah, m. 1735, George Cole. 



FIFTH GENERATION. 

13 THOMAS, m. 1732, Ruth Davies, and had issue, 

15 Elizabeth, m. 1765, John Willoughby- 

16 Isabella, ra. 1767, Joseph Lvder. 

17 Sarah, m. 1768, William Pile. 

18 Thomas, of whom hereafter. 

19 Ruth, d. unmarried. 

20 Mary, m. 1775, Isaac Boon, 



FA JULY RECORDS. 177 



SIXTH GENERATION. 

18 THOMAS, of Briggs in St. Philip's, m. 1778, Mary Weatherhead, 
and had issue, 

21 John, d. young. 

22 Thomas, of whom hereafter. 

23 William, d. s. p. 

%^ John, of whom hereafter. 

25 Rebecca, m. 1804, Edward Rice, of Christ Church, and had . 

issue. 

26 Mary, d. young. 

27 James, of whom hereafter. 

28 Sarah, m. 1822, William Murrell Howard, esq., and had 

issue. 

29 Joseph Lyder, of whom hereafter. 



SEVENTH GENERATION. 

22 THOMAS, of Briggs, for 32 years Representative of St. Philip's 
in Legislative Assembly, m. 1822, Caroline Sarah, dau. of 
Richard Kean Austin, esq., of Social Hall. He (Thomas) 
d. s. p. 

24 JOHN, m. 1807, Ann Bell Batson, and had issue. 

30 Ann, m. 1. 1828, William Drayton, esq. 2. Clifton 
, Augrave, (?) esq., and f/. 5.^. 

27 JAMES, m. 1811, Sarah Gollop, dau. of James Conliffe, esq., of 
Towt Bay, St. Philips, and had issue, 

31 WiLLLui Augustus, d. young. 

32 Augustus, of whom hereafter. 

33 Evelina, m. 1835, John Hinkson, of Wildey, esq. 

and had issue. 

29 JOSEPH LYDER, of Briggs, Farley Hill, Maynard's, Col. of St. 
Lucy Reg't of Militia, etc, m. 1832, Elizabeth, dau. of Hon. 
Benjamin Hinds, of Hindsbury, and widow of John Abel 
Jackman, esq., and had issue, 

34 Hon. Sir Thomas-Graham, of Briggs-Dayrell, Farley Hill, etc., 

Bar't, Lieu't Col. of St PeterV :eg't of Militia, sometime 
member of H, M. Executive Councils for Barbados and 
Nevis, and sometime President of H. M. Legislative Coun- 
cil of Barbados, m. 1857, Mary Jane, dau. of Benjamin 
Howell, esq., Treasurer of Barbados. 



178 FAMILY liECORDS. 



EIGHTH GENERATION. 

32 AUGUSTUS, (Hon.) of the Hope and Bright Hall, Lt. Col. of 
St. Lucy Reg't of Militia, sometime Speaker of Legislative 
Assembly, and member of H. M. Legislative Council for 
Barbados, m. 1839, Rebecca Skeete, dau. of John Lawrance 
of Svveetfield, esq., and had issue, 

35 Rebecca Skeete, m. Edward Lawrance, of Fairfield, and has 

issue. 

36 Evelina, m. Rev. John Lawrance Greaves, and has issue. 

37 Joseph, of whom hereafter. 

38 Augustus. 

39 Ejiily-Stanley. 

40 Nathaniel Foderingham. 

41 Florence Louise, m. Lewis Astley Cooper, (son of Sir Astley 

Paston Cooper, Bar't.) Capt. in H. M, 9Sth Reg't and has 
issue, 

42 Clifton, Lieut, in H. M. 11th Regiment. 

43 Annie Cecil. 



NINTH GENERATION. 

37 JOSEPH, m. 1878, Mary E. dau, of Richard Barnes, esq., and 
has issue, 
44 Augustus-Thomas Graham. 



From Rev. CHARLES A. BRIGGS, 9 University Place, 
JY. Y., and BEJYJAMIJV BRIGGS, 5 State street, 
Brooklyn, JV. Y. 

FIRST GENERATION. 

1 PHILIP, of Stanwich, Conn., em. thither from Stamford, and had 

brothers, 

2 NATHANIEL, who d. during Revolution. 
3 . 



SECOND GENERATION. 

1 PHILIP of Stanwich, Conn., m. , and had sons, 

4 Caleb, b. 1753, d. 1836. 

5 Isaac, of Stanwich. 

6 John, supposed to have settled on the Hudson river. 

7 Joshua, habitat unknown. ^ 

2 NATHANIEL of Stanwich, Conn., m. , and had, 

8 Nathaniel, b. 1 Mar. 1773, d. 18 June 1833. 



FAMILY RECORDS. 



179 



THIRD GENERATION. 



4 CALEB, b. 1753, m. at Stanwich, Conn., Sarah Smith, d. 1828, and 
had issue as below. He removed to North Castle, West- 
chester Co., N. Y., where he had a farm a " mile square," 
and which always bore that name in the family, though the 
post office authorities now have given it the name of Armenfs. 
Caleb d. at Mile Square June 1836, aged 82 y. 9 mo. 



9 John, b. 

10 James, 

11 Oliver, 

12 Benjamin, 

13 Joseph, 

14 Samuel, 

15 WlLLIA]NJ, 

16 Sarah, 
IT Ann, 

15 Betsey, 

19 Abigail, 

20 Nanoy, 



5 ISAAC, m. 



b. 

d. 
b. 
b. 
b 
b, 



1776, at Stanwich, d. 1 Mar. 
27 Apl. 1784, at Stanwich, 13 May 
young. 

at Stanwich, d. aet. 63. 

6 Mar. 1790, d. 11 Feb. 1841. 



1834. 

1847. 



Milesquare. 

Milesquare, 1 June 1804. 
m. 13 Apl. 1814, Benj. Smith. 

m. and moved West. 

m. Elisha Sutton and dec'd. 

d. young. 

m. Elisha Sutton, was his second wife. 



21 Hanford, 

22 Sallie, 

23 Eliza, 

24 Harriet, 



8 NATHANIEL, m. — 
His issue was, 

25 Harvey. b. 

26 Isaac, 

27 Nathaniel, 

28 Deborah Ann, 

29 Lydia Ann, 

30 Amy, 

31 Lock wood, 



and had issue, 
b. 10 Sept. 1813. 

b. m. — 1818, James Ferris. 

b. m. 1. Lewis Ferris, 2. James Briggs. 

b. m. Hanford June. 



-1792-3, Mary Lockwood, who d. 23 Apl. 1853 



10 Nov. 1794. 

26 Sept. 1796, d. 1 Oct. 1871. 

7 Nov. 1798. [land. 

im. 1. 5 Mar. 1823, R. O. Free- 

8 Sept, 1803, ]m. 2. - — — — Styles. 

m. 18 Apl. 1824 James Buckhout, 

she d. 4 Aug. 1864. 
14 May 1805. m. 25 Oct. 1821, Nath'l Ferris. 
13 Dec. 1812, d. 22 Oct. 1871. 



FOURTH GENERATION. 



9 JOHN, b. 1776, at Stanwich, Conn., m. 1. 25 Dec. 1798, Jane Smith 

at Stanwich ; 2. Anna Moore Hallett, b. 24 Mar. 1781, 

d. 30 Apl. 1862. By the latter, no issue. By first wife he had 

32 Rebecca. 

33 Sarah. 



180 FA3TILY BEC0BD8. 

10 JAMES, m. — Hannah Hunt, (b. 1 Aug. 1779, d. 2 Aug. 1837. ?) 
and had issue, 

34 William, b. 7 Nov. 1808, d. young. 

35 Edwin, 27 July 1810, twice married, and now living 

at Armonts, N. Y. and has numerous descendants 

36 Halstead, b. 30 Mar. 1813, d. 26 June, 1858. 

37 William H. 26 Feb. 1819. 

38 Susan Ann, 15 Nov. 1819, m. 17 Feb. 1846 Griffin Gale. 

12 BENJAMIN, m. Mary Fisher, of White Plains, N. Y., and had 

issue, 

39 Rosalind, m. Gilbert Searles, living (1876) at White 

Plains. 

40 Elizabeth, m. Winthrop Raymond. 

41 Catharine, m. Joel Gilbert. 

42 Nancy, living 1876, m. William Hunt. 

43 Mary, m. Archer Martine. 

44 Caleb H, b. 1819, d, 1873. 

13 JOSEPH, m. 13 May 1813, Patience Moore Hallett, d. 14 May 

1859, and had children, 

45 John H. b. Milesquare, 25 Feb. 1814, d. N.Y., 22 Jun. 1861. 

46 Alanson Tuthill, b. Milesquare, 24 Nov. 1816, living in New 

York City. 

47 Amelia A. b. , m. (?J. M. Cowperthwait) Dan. 

Hegeman, dec'd. 

48 Lydia a. m. James Bixby, dec'd. 

49 Marvin R. b. 11 Mar. 1827. 

14 SAMUEL, m. Hannah Thorn, and removed to Rochester, N. Y., 

where he died. His children were, 

50 John, m, Martha . 

51 Charles, m. Julia Snyder. 

52 Caleb, d. young. 

53 AVilliam, m. Eliza Hall, of Rochester, N.Y. 

54 Sarah, m. , at Rochester, and has two sons who take 

the name of Briggs. 

55 Mary. 

15 WILLIAM, m. 20 Oct. 1844, Martha Ward, and had, 

■ 56 Anna Maria, b. 6 Oct. 1845, m. 15 Sep. 1863. Thos. J. Davis. 

57 Josephine, 10 Apl. 1847. 

58 Nancy Louise, 27 May 1848, m. 10 Oct. 1870, Frank Groff. 

59 Wm. Jas. Ward, 18 Oct. 1850. 

60 Alvereta, 20 Aug. 1852. 

61 Wm. Frank Ward, 26 Jul. 1855. 

62 Sarah Amelia, 14 Feb. 1857. 

63 Martha Washington, 12 Jun. 1859. 

64 Mary Josephine, 13 Aug. 1861. 

65 Charles Alanson, 14 Jul. 1863. 
m Geo. Washington, 18 Mar. 1866. 



FA JULY RECORDS. 181 

21 HANFORD, m. 1 Jan. 1838, Lucv Jones, and had, 

67 Mary Jane, b. 12 Nov. 1839, d. 12 May 1871. 

68 CharlesHenry, 27 May 1841. 

69 Louisa C. 17 Jun. 1847, m. 31 Aug. 1871, Ab'm Johnson, 

d. 7 Dec. 1872. 

70 Eleanor, b. 27 Jan. 1853, d. 12 Oct. 1873. 

71 Ida A. 27 Dec. 1858. 

72 Edwin D. 9 Nov. 1851, 17 Oct. 1854. 

25 HARVEY, m. 1. 27 Nov, 1817, Maria Lockwood, no issue, 2. 15 

Jan. 1833, Harriet Stillwell, no issue, 3. 23 Aug. 1843, Amy 
Mead. 

26 ISAAC, m. 16 Jan. 1822, Mary Brown, and had, 

73 Mary Louisa, m. Geo. Derl)y. 

74 W. H. in. Julia E. Husted, no issue. 

27 NATHANIEL, m. 26 Feb. 1823, Caroline Stud well, who d. 20 

Jun. 1854. Their issue. 

75 John Allen, b. 9 Apl. 1827. 

76 William H. 12 Jul. 1832, d. 26 Aug. 1832. 

28 LOCKWOOD, m. Frances E. Scofield, and had, 

77 Sarah Louisa, b. , m. 15 Sep. 1852, Chas. S. Jones. 

78 Theodore L. . 



FIFTH GENERATION. 

36 HALSTEAD, m. 25 Apl. 1844, Georgianna Requa, and had issue, 

79 Daniel H. b. 19 Dec. 1844, m. i"Jan. 1876, Hattie Bloom. 

80 Josephine, 10 Mar. 1847, m. Harry C. Brundage. 

81 William J. 20 Feb. 1849, d. 17 Jul. 1872. 

82 George, 9 Apl. 1852. 

83 Mattie, 3 May 1856, m. Nov. 1876, W. McGibney. 

37 WILLIAM H. m. 16 Sep. 1839, Angelina Merritt, d. 24 Feb. 

1850, and had, 

84 Leander W. b. 28 May 1840. 

85 Mary S. 24 Apl. 1843, m. 6 Mar. 1865, John H. Switzer 

44 CALEB H. m. 1840, Martha Dean, and had, 

86 Adelaide Augusta, b. 1843. m. 1860, Edward K. Bobbin. 

87 Josephine Elizabeth, 1845. 

88 Benjamin F. 22 Dec. 1847, m. Mary E. Gaylee, 6 Apl. 

1871, and has dau. Lulu, b. 12 Jul. 1874. 

89 William D. b. 1849, m. , d. Jun. 1876. 

45 JOHN H. m. 7 Sep. 1841, Phebe Ann Mills. He was a promi- 

inent Whig and Know-nothing politician, and was several 
times alderman of the 13th ward. New York City, where 
he resided until his decease. Their children were, 

90 Benjamin Mills, b. 29 Mav 1842. 

91 Henry Clay, 4 Apl. 1844. 

25 



182 FAMILY BECORDS. 

92 John H. b. 10 Dec 1855. 

93 Annie Elizabeth, , m. 16 Oct. 1873, Wm. Watson 

Newman, 

94 Theodore Frelinghuysen, b. 12 Dec. 1851. 

95 MillardFillmore, b.26 Jan. 1856, m. 26 Apl. 1876, Matilda 

McElroy. 

96 Joseph Z. T. 31 Oct. 1847. 

97 Alanson T. 26 Dec. 1853. 

98 Stephen Decatur, 5 Dec. 1857. 

99 Edwin Forrest, 5 Jul. 1859. 

100 Ida Jane, 21 Nov. 1861. 

46 ALANSON TUTHILL, m, 19 Mar. 1840, Sarah M. Berrian, and 
had issue, 

101 Charles Augustus, b. 15 Jan. 1841, N. Y. City. 

102 Amelia Adelaide, 17 May 1845, m. 7 Apl. 1870, Tho's Tate. 

103 Sarah Emma, 9 Oct. 1847. 

104 Samuel Ellis, I q Tor, ic-i jliving in N.Y. City. 

105 George Mead, f ^ ^^"- ^^^^' |d. 29 Aug. 1853. 

106 Ella Virginia, 25 Oct. 1854, m. 1 Oct. 1873, Rev. C. E. 

Miller. 

107 George Alanson, 25 Sep. 1856, d. 13 Jan. 1879. 

49 MARVIN R. m. 8 Jun. 1864, Emma Frances Fossett, and had 

1 SSUG 

108 James Marvin. b. 17 Jul. 1865. 

109 Joseph Edward, 26 Jul. 1867. 

110 John Alanson, 19 Nov. 1868. 

111 Thomas Hallet, 21 Aug. 1870. 

112 Louis Mark, 6 Sep. 1872, d. 3 Dec. 1873. 

113 Catharine Patience, 5 Sep. 1874. 

114 Emma Amelia, 25 May 1876. 



SIXTH GENERATION. 

90 BENJAMIN MILLS, a graduate of the Coll. of the City of New 

York, class 1861, also of N. Y. Coll. of Phys. and Surg., 
(med. Dep't of Columbia Coll.) class 1869, now a prac- 
ticing physician in Brooklyn, N. Y., and mem. of King's 
Co. Medical Society, m. 24 Jun. 1869, Lillie H. dau. of 
William G. and Martha D. King, and has issue, 

115 Lillie King, b. 17 Feb. 1871. 

116 Benj. Mills, Jr. 6 May 1872. 

117 Robert Freeman, 7 May 1874. 

91 HENRY CLAY, m. 14 Jun. 1871, Julia F. Mead, and has issue, 

118 Henry Clay, b. 4 May 1872. 

119 Frederick Mead, 6 Oct. 1874. 

92 JOHN H. m. 24 Nov. 1874, Phebe Haviland, and has, 

120 Laura, b. 20 Nov. 1875. 



FAMILY BECOUDS. 183 

94 THEODORE F, m. 20 Jun. 1872, Nellie Gibson, and has, 

121 George Washington, b. 22 Feb. 1874. 

122 Theo. Frelinghuysen, Jr. 26 Jan. 1876. 

101 CHARLES AUGUSTUS, m. 19 Oct. 1865, Julia Dobbs. He 
Prof, of Hebrew and Cognate Languages, Union Theolog- 
ical Seminary, N. Y. City since 1874. D. D. of the College 
of New Jersey. Presbylerian minister. Issue, 

123 Emily Grace, ' b. 8 :\iay 1867. 

124 Sarah Agnes, 9 May 1868. 

125 Alanson T. 4 Noy. 1870. 

126 Winifred D. 12 Jan. 1871, (?) d. young. 

127 Mary Olive, 9 Aug. 1873. 

128 Julia Ethel, 19 Noy. 1876. 



Record of WILLIAM D. BRIGGS, 
23 Beekman Place, J\^. Y, 

1 Capt. SAMUEL BRIGGS, b. 1760, R. L, was killed in battle at 

Fort St. Clair, in 1812, m. Esther Duncan, b. 7 Feb. 1767, at 
■ By berry, Pa., d. 8 Apl. 1844. Issue, 

2 Ethan, " b. 1785, at By berry. 

3 Rachel, at Byberry, d. 5 Jan. 1822, 

4 Caroline Gilbert, b. 1789, at Byberry, m. Jonathan Gilbert, 

and d. 3 Sep. 1828. 

5 Giles, b. 1795, at Byberry, d. 17 Sep. 1847, had son and 

6 Isaac, unknown. [dau. 

7 Phebe, unknown. 

8 Samuel, (dec'd) m. and had son, William, who b. 1830, d. 10 

Apl. 1846. 

2 ETHAN, m. Mary Jones, b. Phila. 1789, d. 4 May 1872, and had 

issue 

9 Keziah, ' b. 5 Oct. 1807, Phila., d. single, 5 Dec. 1848. 

10 William D. 9 Feb. 1809, Phila., now (1876) Hying inN.Y. 

11 Mary Ann, 12 Oct. 1811, Phila., dec'd. 

12 Ethan G. 22 Feb- 1814, Phila., d. 26 Oct. 1848. 

10 WILLIAM D. a jeweler for many years in New York City, m. 

Ann Drake, b. Elizabeth, N. J., Apl. 1810. Issue, 

13 Maria L. b. 18 Jul. 1831. 

14 Mary Walker, 18 Jan. 1835. 

11 MARY ANN, m. John King, and had issue, 
Lucretia, b. 14 Oct. 1832. 

Lydia Allen, 19 Feb. 18.34. 
Ethan B. 23 Jul. 1837. 

John H. 11 Sep. 1839. 

William B. 17 Noy. 1841. 

Mary Catherine, 15 Noy. 1844. 



184 FAMILY RECORDS. 

13 MARIA L. m. John J. Higgins, M. D., and had issue, at N. Y. 

1 Arabella Louisa, 28 Jan. 1851, d. 12 Jul. 1851. 

2 William Briggs, 15 Aug. 1852. 

3 Francis Wayland, 7 Oct, 1855, 24 Feb. 1857. 

14 MARY WALKER, m. William B. Lorton, and had issue, 

1 Edith, b. 17 Aug. 1863, at N. Y. City. 

2 William Briggs, 8 Apl. 1855, at N. Y. City, d. 4 Oct. 1865. 

3 Claude, 25 May 1868, Hastings, N.Y. d. 18 Apl. 1871. 

4 Belle Louise, 25 Jul. 1872, Hastings, N.Y. 



Record of IVILLIAM G, BRIGGS, Carolina Mills, R. I. 

1 ISAAC, of AVarwick, m. , and had, 

2 William, b. at Warwick, 4 Aug. 1778, d. 8 Sep. 1861. 

3 John. 

4 Oliver. 

5 Isaac. 

"Ne FOBES. , 

7 George. 

8 Anna. 

9 Hannah. 

2 AVILLIAM, m. Isabella Warner, (b. 25 Nov. 1779, d. 10 Jun. 1861.) 

dau. David Greene. 

10 Arnold, lives in Claremont, N. H. (d. 1877 ?) 

11 Almy. 

12 Elsey. 

13 Harriet. 

14 William G. b. 22 Jul. 1810. 

15 Benjamin. 

16 Nicholas. 

17 Jane E. 

18 Daniel. 

14 WILLIAM G. m. 1, 24 Oct. 1833, Sarah F. Stanley, b. 18 Sept 
1806, d. 8 Dec. 1841 ; 2. 3 Sep. 1843, Maria M. Babcock, of 
Westerly, b. 10 Oct. 1810, and had, 

19 William A. 17 Sep. 1834, d 9 Jan. 1873. 

20 Benjamin G. 27 Oct. 1837. 



FAMILY BECORDS. 185 



Record of JAMES G. BRIGGS, of Pawtuchet, R. I. 
and LIBORA E. BRIGGS. 

1 SETH, of Halifax, Mass., has issue, 

2 Solomon, b. 30 May 1737, d. Mansfield, 15 Jan. 1812. 

3 Jacob, 20 Apl. 1739, d. 1822. 
•1 Sarah, 5 Jan. 1741. 

5 Abi, 12 Jul. 1744. 

6 Mehitable, 12 Aug. 1747. 

2 SOLOMON, m. , and had 6 dau. and sons, 

7 Abel, d. aet. 20. 

8 Solomon, of Dedham, d. circa 1840. 

9 Darius, b. 28 May 1766, d. Attleboro, 17 Feb. 1816, a Rev. 

soldier. 

3 JACOB, m. , and had, 

10 Jacob. 

11 Lucilda. 

12 Sarah. 

13 Esther. 

14 Emerson, b. 10 Dec. 1784. 

9 DARIUS, was a farmer and trader, ra. 1788, Elizabeth Gilmore, 
lived at Attleboro, and had, 

15 Darius, b. 5 Oct. 1790, unmarried, em. to South America 

1822, never ret'd, 

16 Betsey, 8 Jul. 1792, d. 24 Nov. 1871, m. 1808, Seth 

Wilmarth, 4 sons, 3 dau. 

17 Apollos, b. 7 May 1795, d. 21 Mar. 1843, m. 1820, Louisa 

Brown, 3 sons 4 dau. 

18 Lewis, b. 1 May 1797, d. 18 Oct. 1865, m. 1822, Peddy 

Harding, 2 sons 2 dau, 

19 Nancy, b. 24 Aug. 1799, d. unmarried, 24 Jan, 1869. 

20 Olive, 25 Jul. 1802, m. 1. 1824, Ichabod Richards, 2. 

Harmon Hall, no living issue. 

21 Louisa, b. 26 Feb. 1805, m. 1837, Jos. Carroll, of Foxboro, 

1 son dec'd 1 dau. 

22 James Gilmore, 21 Jun. 1808, lives in Pawtucket, R. L 

23 Robert Bayliss, 10 Dec. 1811, d. 18 Sep. 1870, m. and d. in 

Illinois. 

14 EMERSON, m. , and had, 

24 Benjamin S. b. 11 May 1805. 

25 Abi, 11 Jan. 1807. 

26 Betsey, 9 Jan. 1809. 

27 Louisa, 18 May 1813. 

28 LouRiTA, 7 Dec. 1815. 

29 Edmund, 4 Jul. 1818. 

30 Sarah, 22 Apl. 1821. 

31 Alfred, 19 Jul. 1823. 

32 Lydia a. 18 Oct, 1825, 

33 Martha, 24 Sep. 1828. 



186 FAIflLY RECORDS. 

22 JAMES GILMORE. m. 1. 20 Sep. 1833, Eliza French, who d. 13 
Jun, 1835, 2. 16 May 1841, Lydia J. Claflin, and had at 
Pawtucket, 

34 Osmond H. b. 16 Jan. 1846, lives at Pawtucket. 

29 EDMUND, m. 6 Oct. 1839, A. A. Perry, and had, 

35 Lydia A. b. 9 Mar. 1842, m. Albert H. Bowen. 

36 LiDORA E. 29 Dec. 1845. 
87 E. Anthony, J 3 Mar. 1847. 

38 S. Albert, 28 Mar. 1849. 

34 OSMOND H. m. 3 Jan. 1870, Lavinia B. Robley, and has living, 

39 Jenny Sherman, b. 22 Nov. 1872. 

37 E. ANTHONY, m. . and had. 

40 Bertha L. b. 26 Jun. 1871. 

41 Arthur M. 28 May 1876. 

38 S. ALBERT, m. , and had, 

42 Gertrude W. b. 11 Aug. 1872. 

43 Freddie E. 14 Mar. 1875. 



Record of Dr. LEMUEL W. BRLGGS, Bristol, R. L 

^ 1 THOMAS, b. 1676, m. and had son, 

2 Thomas, b. 1698, d. aet. 110. 

2 THOMAS, m. and had son, 

3 Seth, b. 1720, d. aet. 100. 

3 SETH, m. Sarah Smith, and had, 

4 Zephaniah, b- 1742. 

5 Thomas, d. aet. 98. 

6 Seth. 

7 Gedediah. 

4 ZEPHANIAH, m. Sarah, ( ) d. 5 Jan. 1799, and had, 

8 Lemuel, b. 28 Jun. 1764, d. 1848, at Middleboro, Mass. 

9 Dean, 22 Jan. 1766. 

10 Polly, 

8 LEMUEL, m. 1. Abigail Paull, and had issue as below, 2. Esther 
Bennett, no issue. 

11 Lemuel Williams, b. 28 Aug. 1786, at Middleboro, d. 1840, 

Bristol, R. I. 

12 Sally, b. 12 Jun. 1789. 



FAMILY liECORDS. 187 

11 LEMUEL WILLIAMS, m. 1. Mary, dau. Nicholas Peck, of Bris- 

tol, she d. 18 Jul. 1834, 2. 20 Sep. 1835, Sarah Page, of 

Boston, and had, 
13 Abby Paull, b. 1808, at Middleboro. 

1-4 Lemuel AVilliams, 1811, at Bristol, m. 5 Feb. 1834, Betsey 

Woodruff, of Castleton, Vt., no issue, 

15 Walter Dean, b. 5 Jul. 1801, at Bristol, d. 1869. 

16 James WiNCHELL, 5 Jun. 1810, m. and lives in Boston. 
IT Isadora, d. young. 

12 SALLY, m. Benjamin Paul Pratt, of Lanesboro, Ms. and had 
Esther. 

Fanny. 

13 ABBY PAULL, m. 7 Oct. 1826, Maj. Jacob Babbitt, 7 R. I. V., 

killed at Fredericksburg, Va., and had, 
Benjamin B. b. 6 Sep. 1827, Professor Columbia College. 
Edwards. 21 Jul. 1829, Insurance Agt., Providence, R.I. 

Sarah S. 1 Jan. 1831, m. Dr. L. L. Martin, and moved 



Mary. 
Abby. 
Julia. 



[west. 



15 AYALTER DEAN, m. 1840, Sarah Maria Clapp, of Boston, and 
had, 

18 Mary Williams, m. Joseph Dean. 

19 Sarah Adeline. 

20 Lizzie Williams. 

21 Walter Dean. 

22 Louise Bertha. 

23 Lemuel Williams. 

9 DEAN, m. Zilphia Bates, (em. to Ohio) and had, 

24 Lucy, b. 27 Jul. 1790. 

25 Asa Bates, 4 May 1792. 

26 Stephen Smith, 22 Oct. 1796. 

27 Lemuel, 16 Jun. 1799. 

28 Eliza, 16 Mar, 1801. 

29 Samuel. 

30 William. 

31 sophronia. 



Record of DAVID A. BRIGGS, Wickford, and 
ELIZA BRIGGS, Anthony, R.I. 

1 JOSEPH, b. 30 Nov. 1758, d. 17 May 18.51, m. Annie , b. 13 

Aug. 1759, d. 23 Jul. 1831, among others had, 
2 David, b. 3 Nov. 1796, d. 1 Apl. 1848. 



188 FA3IILY liECOEDS. 

2 DAVID, m. Elizabeth, dan. Benjamin and Betsey Briggs. she d. 

28 May 1851, and had, 

3 James A. b. 6 Jun. 1814, 

4 Joseph E. 25 Jun. 1816, lives at Albany, N. Y. 

5 Lydia, 20 Jul. 1818, m. T. R. Spencer, E. Greenwich, 

R. I. 

6 Nicholas, 1 Feb. 1821, em. Gala. 1849, d. Panama, 1856. 

7 Benjamin N. 11 Dec. 1823, lives at Phenix, K I. , 

8 Caroline, 17 Feb. 1826. d. 30 Aug. 1828. 

9 Thomas Alonzo, 19 Jul. 1828, d. 9 Sep. 1833. 

10 Sylves'r Rhodes, 2 Apl. 1831, lives at Providence, R. I. 

11 Annie, 26 Apl. 1834, d. , m. Wm. Austin, Provi- 

dence, R. I. 

12 Thomas H. 6 Mar. 1838, d. . 

3 JAMES A. m. Morrisend, and had, 

13 David A. b. 15 Feb. 1847. 

6 NIGHOLAS, m. 1843, Eliza F. Matteson, of Washington, R. I., 
and had, 

14 Oliver, b. , d. 1862. 

15 Mary Ann, m- 1873, Walter Fieldhouse. 

13 DAVID A. m. Anne Eliza, dau. Thomas Congdon, and had, 

16 Frederick A. b. 4 Jul. 1868. 

17 Nellie Congdon, 18 Mar. 1870. 

18 Fannie, 8 Mar. 1872. 

19 Louise, 10 Dec. 1874. 

20 A son, 11 Jan. 1876. 



Record ofJOHJV W. BRIGGS, Providence, R. I. 

Being a pedigree of someof tlie descendants of John Briggs, an early settler at 

Sandwich, Mass. 

1 JOHN, of Sandwich, Mass., 1637, and who d. there 1641, had wife 

Katherine , and children. 

2 Samuel, b. . 

3 Sarah, . 

2 SAMUEL, m. , and had issue. 

4 Elizabeth, b. 1665. 

5 Ruth, 1667. 

6 Ebenezer, 1671, d. 1727. 

7 Samuel, 1673. 

8 Hannah, 1675. 



FAMILY RECORDS. 



189 



6 EBENEZEK, m. . settled at Dighton, and had. 

9 John, b. 1720. 

10 Samuel. 172L d. 1807. 

11 EBi;^-EZEU, V\±l. 
. 12 Mary, 1724. 



10 SAMUEL, m. 

13 Samuel, 

14 Elizabeth, 

15 Jemima, 
It) Hannah, 
17 Abiezer, 
IS Abxer. 

19 Ruth, 

20 ROBY. 

21 Zebedee, 

22 Eliakim, 

17 ABIEZER, m. 

20 Frederick, 

24 Jarvis, 

25 Lucy. 

26 Ruth, 

27 Polly, 

28 Silas, 

29 Ayis. 

30 John, 

31 Pamelia, 

32 William, 

33 David, 

21 ZEBEDEE, m. 

34 Joseph D. 

35 Roxalana, 

36 Darius, 

37 Alice, 

38 Ebenezer, 

39 Roxalana. 

40 Darius, 

41 Mary A. 



1823. 



Marv Fitchlev, b. 1721, 
b. 29 JuL ' " 

5 Nov. 

14 Mar. 
2 Sep. 

27 :Mar. 
25 Oct. 
18 JuL 
4 Mav 

6 Feb. 

15 Jan. 



1745. 
174H. 
1750. 
1751. 
1753, 
1 755, 
1757. 
1760, 
1763. 
17»;5- 



d. 9 0ct. 1823, aet. 102, 
[and had, 



d. 1S42. 

d. 1S49. 
d. 1>41. 

d. . 

d. 
d. 
6, 



1S29. 
18-33. 
d. 1852, 



23 FREDERICK. 
42 Mary, 
Jarvis. 
Frederick. 
William. 

46 George, 

47 Alfred. 

48 Lydia. 

49 LOREXIA, 

50 EiiiLY A. 



43 
44 
45 



Pamelia Palmer, and had. 
b. 1784. d. 1^5H. 

1786, d. at sea, 1806. 
24 Jul. 1788. d. 18.56. 
3 Jun. 1790. d. 1855. 
27 Jun. 1792. d. 1846. 

1794. living 1876. 

179H, living 1876, single. 

1798, living 1876. 

1801, d. 1864. 

1806. d. 1868. single. 

1803, living 1876. 

Prudence Hill, b. 1764. d. 1854. and had, 
b. 1791. d. 1872, unmarried. 

1796, ISOO! 

1798. 1800. 

1800. 1819. 

1801, 1869. 
1803, livins: lb76. 
1805, living 1876. 

1807, d. 1863. m. Ben.jamin BRKa^s, no issue, 

m. Polly Bliss, and had, 
b. 1810, d. 1864, m. Joseph Hamlin. 



1812, 
1814, 
1816. 
181S, 
1820. 
1823, 
1830, 



1864. 
1873. 

1842. 
18,34. 

1^64, m. William Bishop. 
1857, m. Edmond Skinner, 
m. A. Shurtleft'. 



25 LUCY, m. William Bliss, and had, 

Frances A. b. 25 Aug. 1808, m. Levi Lancaster. 

Elizabeth A. 25 Nov. 1810, m. Anthony Read. 



190 FAIflLY BE CORDS. 

26 RUTH, m. Samuel Aldrich, and had, 

Warren, b. 15 Jun. 1811, m. Harriet Draper. 

George B. 18 Jul. 1812, Marv Brooks. 

Fanny, 5 Mar. 1814, Eliphalet Clapp. 

Almira, 12 Mar. 1816, D. White. 

William, 18 Jan. 1818, Ruth A. Aldrich. 

Silas E. 25 Feb. 1820, Salome Foster. 

Charles T. ' 9 Mar. 1822, Sarah O. Raizee. 

David B. 10 Aug. 1824, d. 1843. 

27 POLLY, m. Constant Cole, and had, 
John K. b. 1820, d. 1823. 

Albert B. 1824, m. Betsey Nichols. 

28 SILAS, m. Deborah Austin, and had, 

51 Silas D. b. 1824, m. Susan Pierce, 

52 Deborah P. 1826, m. Alfred W. Paul. 

53 Laura A, 1828. 

30 JOHN, m. 1, Sophia B. Waldron, d. 1868, 2. 1869, Submit B. 
Lewis, and had, 

54 John W, b. 1825, m. 1. Hannah W. Nichols, 2. Susan M. 

Bo wen. 

55 Charles H. 1828, m. Mary P. Ross. 

33 DAVID, m. Hannah Francis, and had, 

56 David H. b. 1827. 

57 Hannah F. 1829. 

58 Orrin N. 1830, d. 1832. 

59 Amelia P. 1833. 

60 Lucy M. 1835. 

61 John A. 1841. 

62 Julia E. 1843. 

63 Susan A. 1845. 

38 EBENEZER, m. Ann Goff, and had, 

64 Ann J. b. 1830, d. 1833. 

65 Rebecca, 1832. 

QQ Oliver H. 1834, m. Jane Borden, 2 ch. 

67 Almira, 1836, d. 1836. 

68 Ebenezer L. 1838, m. Ellen Fisher, 2 ch. 

69 Nancy J. 1840, m. Lloyd Pierce, 5 ch. 

70 Isaac L. 1842, m. Ellen Borden, 1 ch. 

71 David H. 1845, d. 1847. 

72 Alonzo, 1848, d. 1848. 

73 Emma E. 1849, unmarried, 

39 ROXALANA, m. Stephen Smith, and had, 
Alice, b. 1823, m. Benj. Bowen, no issue, 
Adoniram, 1824, d. 1852, m. Sarah Pierce. 
Lillis, 1826, m, David H. Briggs. 
Edwin B. 1828, m. Sarah Smith. 

David S. 1830, m. Marv Pierce. 



FAMILY HE CORDS. 191 

Eveline, b. 1832, m. 1. Allan Drowne, 2. Svlvanus Peck. 
Kliphalet 0. 1834, m. 1. Mary E Walker, 2. Ruth E. Simmons. 
Rebecca A. 1838, m. Josiah Bowen. 
Orrin A. 1840, m. Delia J. Bkiggs, 76. 

Lydia A. 1846. 

40 DARIUS, m. Nancy Paul, and had, 

74 Sarah P. b. 1836. 

75 James O. 1838. 

76 Delia J. 1840, ra. Orrin A. Smith, 

77 Alfred W. 1842. 

51 SILAS D. m. Susan Pierce, and had, 

78 Susan H. b. 1850, m. Geo. C. Chace. 

79 Silas H. 1852, m. Alice Dyer. 

80 Howard C. 1868. 

54 JOHN W. m. 1. Hannah W. Nichols, 2. Susan M. Bowen, (lives in 
Providence, R. I.) and had, 

81 Louisa W. b. 1849, d. 1850. 

82 Warren H. 1852, d. 1856. 

83 Howard B. 1875. 

56 DAVID H. m. Lillis Smith, and had, 

84 Hiram W. b. 18.53. 

85 Emma A. 1860. 

57 HANNAH F. m. Anthony Pierce, and had, 
Hannah A. b. 1849, d. 1851. 

Eudora J. 1850, d. 1851. 

Clara, 1859. 

59 AMELIA P. m. Henry Field, and had, 
Walter F- b. 1866. 

Alice L. . 1871. 

AdaL. 1874. 

Anna L. 1876. 

60 LUCY M. m. Henry L. Dunham, and had, 
Ernest A. b. 1861. 

Flora B. 1863. 

61 JOHN A. m. Mary E. Talbot, and had, 

86 Rebecca T. b. 1861. 

87 Charles A. 1866. 

88 Grace A. 1868. 

89 Albert E, 1872. 

62 JULIxV E. m. Benniah L. Dean, and had, 
Albert F. b. 1864. 

Charles W. 1866. 

63 SUSAN A. m. Geo. P. Macomber, and had, 
Leon S. b. 1858. 

Clarence, 1870. 



192 



FA MIL r BECOEDS. 



65? REBECCA, m. Samuel Wheeler, and had, 
Mary M. b. 1850, d. 1870. 

ClaribelC. 1853, d. 1873. 

Jeremiah A. 1866. 

7() DELIA J. m. Orrin A Smith, and had. 



Hebert S. 
Cora B. 



b. 1868, d. 1872. 
1876. 



22 ELIAKIM, (son of Samuel,) m. Elizabeth Southworth, and had, 
90 Sally, b. 1794, d. 1852. 



91 Clarissa, 


1796, 


1854. 




92 Abigail, 


1798, 


1870. 




93 Eliza, 


1800, 




living 1876, 


94 LUCINDA, 


1802, 


1870. 




95 Fanny, 


1804, 






96 Julia, 


1806, 


1821. 




97 Harriet, 


. 1808, 




living 1876 



92 ABIGAIL, nL L. K. Peandy? and had, 
William L. b. 1819, d. 1834. 



93 ELIZA, m. 


George "\ 


Mary 


b. 


1829, 


Eliza, 




1830, 


George, 




1832, 


Clarissa E. 




1833, 


Elnathan, 




1835, 


Marv E. 




1837, 


Dan'iel R. 




1838, 


William L. 




1841, 


Lavina, 




1842, 


Benjamin F. 




184(), 



and had, 



d. 1835. 
1835. 

m. Narcissa Lincoln. 

William E. Manchester. 
Fannie E. Short. 

Lrdia E. Morse. [Hale. 

1.' Eliza Danforth, 2. Melinda 
Andrew Short. 

1. Elvira Francis, 2 Hepsibah 

. [Williams. 

IS ABNER, (son of Samuel,) b. 1855, Miriam Poole, a lineal descend- 
ant of Peregrine White, the tirst child b. in Plymouth Col- 
ony. Their issue was. 



98 Elizabeth, b. 1785, 



99 Pike BE, 

100 Abby, 

101 MUMFORD, 

102 Eliakim, 

103 Hudson, 

104 Benjamin, 

105 Henry, 



1786, 

1788, 

1790. 

1792, d. 1875. 

1793, 

1795, 

1797. 



m. Samuel Davis. 
Daniel Guillow. 
Job Paul. 



Martha Williams. 
Mary Briggs. 



101 :\IUMFORD, m. 1. Sally Austin, 2. Sarah Taylor, and had, 
106 Amanda, b. 1818, d'. 1857, m. G. Gray. ' 

1823, m. 1. Sarah E. Havward, 2. Mary E. Drake. 
1826, Joseph A. Bullard. 
1828, Adelaide F. Cummings. 



107 Jonathan, 

108 Sarah T. 

109 Nathan D. 

110 Mary C. 



1843, d. 1860. 



FAMILY RECORDS. 



193 



102 P]L1AKIM, 111. Anna Coddinj>; and had, 

111 Sa>iu?:l a. b. 1814, one child. 

112 PiuEHK, A. C. 1816. 



113 Henry N. 

114 Julia H. 

115 Eliakiji a. 
IK) William L. 

117 Deborah H. 

118 Sally C. 

119 Betsey C. 

120 Jarvis W. 



1818, d. 18T6. 

1821. 

1825. 

1823, m. Jane Rawson, 3 ch. 

1827, m. 

1829, d. 1833. 
1833, 1865. 
1837, 1841. 



105 HENRY, 111. 1. Palmyra Williams, 2. Harriet Smith, and had, 

121 Henry R. 

122 Harriet C. 

123 George T. 

124 Maria S. 

125 Helen C. 

126 Abby H. 

127 Everett H. 

107 JONATHAN, m. 1. Sarah E. Hayward, 2. Mary E. Drake, and 

had, 

128 Amanda S., dec'd. 

129 Sarah E., decYl. 

108 SARAH T. m. Josepli A. Ballard, and had, 
Frank A. D. 

109 NATHAN D. m. Adelaide F. Cumminos, and had, 

130 MuMFORn, b. 1860, d. 1862. 

131 Loris MiMioRi), 1865. 

31 PAMELIA, (dau. xVbiezer and Pamelia,) m. Benson Horton and 
had, 

d. 1842. 

1823. 
in. 1. Lucy A. Seekell, 2. Mary R, Seekell. 

Mary A. Jackins. 

Alexander Elliott. 

1. Abby J. Chace, 2. Hattie E. Brayton. 

1. William Ames, 2. George Squires. 

Jabez Rounds. 

Lvdia A. Jackins. 

Mary E. Paul. 

Charlotte Davis. 

George H. Pinkham. 

1. Lucv S. Jackins, 2. Sarah M. I'rancis. 
d. 1842. 



Otis A. 


b. 1820, 


Isaiah L. 


1821, 


Isaac N. 


1823, 


Isaiah L. 


1827, 


Harriet N. 


1828, 


Jarvis B. 


1829, 


Ann M. 


1832, 


Lucretia J. 


1834, 


Charles A. 


1836, 


James H. 


1837, 


Orrin M. 


1838, 


Cvnthia E. 


1840, 


Alfred A. 


1841, 


George S. 


1842, 



19 A FAMILY RECORDS. 



Record of ORVILLE M. BRIGGS of Westerly, and 

MAMSOJ^ H. BRIGGS of Phenix, R. I. 

^^ 

1 STEPHEN, of Wnxwick, m. , moved to Ohio, 1808, 

taking 3 eldest children with him. His issue was, 

2 Giles. 

3 Gorton. 

4 Mary, d. circa. 1861, m. Christopher Westcott. 

5 Stephen, b. 2 Sept. 1781, d. 15 Apl. 1855. 

6 Lucy, b. circa. 1792, lives unmarried in Providence. 

7 HULDAH. 

8 Susan. 

9 Russell. 

5 STEPHEN, m. 1 Feb. 1810, Ruby Weeden of E. Greenwich, b. July 
1791, and had, 

10 Caleb A. W. b. 10 Dec. 1810. 

11 Stephen W. unmarried. 

12 Manson H. 16 Nov. 1830. 

13 Susan. 

11 HuLDAH. 

15 Catherine, m. Alfred Fairbanks. 4 sons, 3 dau. 

16 Harriet. Thomas Taylor. No issue. 

10 CALEB A. W. m. 1. 1833, Ruth Tuell, 2. 1860, Mary Card, and 
had, 

17 Sarah R. b. 1834, d. young. 

18 William R. 20 July 1835. ' [cock. No issue. 

19 Orville M. 17 Aug. 1840, m. 16 Jan. 1860, Sarah H. Bab- 

20 Emma F. 28 Apl. 1850. 

18 WILIJAM R. m. Nov. 1857, Catherine W. Sherman, and had, 

21 Eugene H. 

22 Orminda. 

20 EMMA F. m. Sep. 1870 Henrv W. Gough, and had, 
William W. 
Mabel Ruth. 

9 RUSSELL m. and had, 

23 Hiram. 

24 Russell, Jr. 
2^ Martha. 

26 Mary. 

27 Artliza. 

12 MANSON H. m. 26 Nov. 1856 Augusta Shepard, and had, 

28 Harriet, b. 21 Jan. 18.59. 



FAMILY BECORDS. J 95 



14 HITLDAH 111. Henry Levally, and had, 
Edward. 
Jeiiks. 
Thomas. 
Mary. 
Phebe. 



EecoTcl ofJVATEAJWM. (of Providence , R. I.) ALMO,A', 
(ofHolyoke, Ms.) JAMES, (of Lime Rock, R. I.) and 
SARAH (BRIGGS) KIJVG, of Rockville, Conn. 

1 JOSEPH, b. R. L, 1744, d. 24 May 1832, m. Lydia Miller, b. 1747, 
d. 8 Mar. 1826, and had issue at Warwick, R. I. 

2 Almy, b. 1 Feb. 1770. 

3 James, 11 Oct. 1771, d. 9 Sept. 1843. 

4 Samuel, 1 Jan. 1774, 28 Mav 1833. 

5 JoHx, 11 Aug. 1776, Apl. 1848. 

6 Joseph, 14 Aua;. 1778, 11 Mar. 1839. 

7 Miller, 16 Dec. 1780, 17 Jan. 1852. 

8 Lydia, 10 Dec. 1782, 4 July 1851. 

9 Nicholas, 11 Feb. 1785, 23 Sept. 1868. 

10 Amos, 10 July 1787, livinii; in N. Y. 

11 Betsey, 6 May 1789, 9 Sept. 1813. 

12 Catherine, 20 Apl. 1794, living in Providence. 

3 JAMES B. m. Cynthia b. 3 Aug. 1776, d. 6 Oct. 1842, and 
had, 

13 Jenks, b. 3 Dec. 1797. 

14 Amy, dec'd. 

15 Almond, 1 Nov. 1801. 

16 Joanna, dec'd. 

17 Lyman, 1805, d. 10 Oct. 1823. 

18 Sarah, 6 May 1811. 

19 George W. 1 Dec. 1815. 

20 James, 17 Nov. 1818. 

6 JOSEPH, m. and had, 

21 Nathan Miller, b. 28 July 1806. 

22 Caroline, 16 Mar. 1808, d. 4 June 1865. 

23 Catherine, 12 Mar. 1810, 25 Jan. 1830. 

24 Rowland, 4 Apl. 1812, livins West. 

25 Nelson, 1 June 1814, 20 Dec. 1867. 

26 Manson, 16 Aug. 1817, 18 Sept. 1854. 

27 Martha A. 5 Aug. 1819. 



196 FAMILY liECORDS. 

18 SARAH, m. 8 Jan. 1835, Harvey King, lives at Rockville, Conn., 

and had, 

Sarah Norcross, b. 24 Jan. 1836, d. 2 Mar. 1840. 

Harvey Jencks, 8 Dee. 1837, 12 Mav 1840. 

Albert Jencks, 2 May 1842. 

Harvey Briggs, 1 8 Apl. 1847. 

19 GEORGE W. m. and had, 

28 Clara J. b. 25 Dec. 1850. 

29 Emma F. 5 Dec. 1852, m. 30 Mav 1873. 



' tF Xli.»XJ:jkJ, 111. ^\J 


t» till. -iuT<j, \jii\x: — 


, aim iicui, 


30 Lyman, 


b. 27 Sept. 1845. 




31 Arthur G. 


18 Sept. 1847. 




32 Cynthia J. 


30 Nov. 1849. 




33 Nancy M. 


2 Oct. 1852, 


d. 27 Dec. 1852, 


34 James A. 


26 Jan. 1855, 


18 Apl. 1855 


35 Edgar H. 


25 Jan. 1857. 




36 Amy, 


30 June 1860, 


17 Aug. 1860, 



21 NATHAN MILLER, m. and had, 

37 Catherine Pratt, b. 17 Julv 1833. 

38 Edward Miller, 30 Mar. 1837, d. 29 Julv 1858. 
29 Annie Rebecca, 19 Dec. 1838, 16 Dec. 1875. 

15 ALMON, m. 21 Dec. 1826, Nancv H. Jones, and had, 

40 Almon J. b. 14 Dec. 1827, d. 21 Aug. 1828. 

41 Sophronia J. 30 Nov. 1828: 

42 James S. 3 Feb. 1830, 8 Oct. 1831. 

43 Mary E. 1 Oct. 1831. 

44 Sarah J. 18 Aug. 1833. 

45 Elvira S. 25 Oct^ 1835. 

46 George F. 19 Oct. 1838, 11 Nov. 1838. 

47 Ellen M. 12 Dec. 1842, 13 Au-. 1843. 

48 Willis S. 11 Julv 1845, 26 Auo;. 1845. 

49 Francis J. 2 June 1849, KlJuly 1849. 

31 ARTHUR G. m. 3 Nov. 1872, Elizabeth , and had, 

50 Olive E. b. 20 Sept. 1874. 



Record of RUTH E. BRIGGS, Oakland, R. I, 

JOHN. b. 9 Julv 1820, d. 20 Feb. 1872, ni. 16 Feb. 1845, Ruth E- 
Taft, h. 20 'Feb. 1822, and had. 



2 Hannah M. 


1). 17 Julv 1846, d. 


14 Ann. 


1S46, 


3 George W. 


1 Nov. 1847, 


24 Oct. 


1848. 


4 William H, 


7 July 1849. 






5 Vylitia M. 


24 June 1850. 






6 Susan M. 


16 Sept. 1851. 






7 Sarah L. 


18 Dec. 1853. 






8 John, Jr. 


7 Apl. 1857. 







FAMILY RECORDS. 197 

5 \^YLITIA M. 111. 27 Dec. 1867 George T. Grossman, and had, 
Daniel, b. 10 July 1869. 

Ida L. :5()«ei)t. 1873. 

(5 SrSAN M. 111. •_>() June 1870 Elijah C. Harrington, and had, 
AValter E. b. 25 Sept. 1874. 

7 SARAH L. in. 20 June 1870 Yarnam Keach, and had, 
LUareiu'e E. 1). 12 Dec. 1872. 

Ainev M. 15 Nov. 1874. 



/Record of ASA S. BRIGGS, Ashaway, R. I. 

1 EBEA'EZER, m. and had, among others, 

2 Sweet, b. 1756, d. 1844 at S. Kingstown, R. I. 

(Another son emigrated to Kentucky.) 

2 SWEET, m. Martha Tanner, and had, 

3 Ebenezek, 1). 8 Sept. 1778, d. 

4 Daniei., 11 Apl. 1780, 

5 Sweet. 13 Aug. 1782, 

6 Elizabeth, 13 Oct. 1784, 

7 W-iLLiAii, 28 Jan. 1787, 

8 Gorton, 15 Feb. 1780, 

9 Palmer Fexxer, 12 Mar. 1791, 

10 Bowen, 8 May 1793, living 1876. Father of Asa S. 

11 Martha, 5 Apl. 1795, d. 

12 Job, - • 13 June 1801, living 1876. 



Record of JOSEPH W. BRIGGS, Providence, R. I. 

1 JAMES, m. Mary , and had, 

2 Daniel, b. 14 June 1770, d. 9 Apl. 1833. 

2 DANIEL, m. 29 Dec. 1793, Patia, (b. 4 Dec. 1771, d. 5 Feb. 1846,) 

dan. Ebenezer and Thankful Paine, and had, 

3 James, 1). Harwich, Ms. 30 Oct. 1794, d. 20 Dec. 1818. 

Lost at sea. 

4 Joseph, !>. Harwich, Ms. 16 Oct. 1800, d. 2 Nov. 1859. 

5 Daniel, Harwich, Ms. 12 Oct. 1803, 8 Feb. 1837. 

5 JAMES, m. Thankful , and had, 

6 Nathaniel P. b. 1816, d. 1821. 

27 



198 FAMILY BECOItDS. 

4 JOSEPH, (Capt.) m. at Harwich, Mercy , b. Harwich 2 May 

1798, and had, 
7 Mary, b. 16 July 1821, Harwich, in. 20 Jan. 1840, Wni. 

H. Pike. 
s Juliet Greenville, b. 2 Nov. 1826, Providence, d. vouiig. 
9 Charles Joseph, 11 Sept. 1828, d. 8 Mav 1829. 

10 Clarissa Hall, 24 June 1880, 20 Jan. 1831. 

11 Joseph Wayland, 22 Auii. 1835 

12 Daniel A. 6 Apl. 1837, 8 Dec. 1838. 



Record of JOB BRIGGS, Oskaloosa, Iowa. 

1 FRANCIS, m. Rachel , and lived in (?) Burlini-ton Co., N. 

J. and had son, 

2 JOB, d. Aug. 1801, in. in N. J. Hannah Fisher, who d. 1823 or 4, 

and had, 

3 William, b. 28 Sept. 1768, d. 27 :\Iar. 1829. 

4 Francis, (0 tl. N. W. part Ohio. 

5 John, S-]0- 1775, d. New Lislion, O., m.?Rebecca 

Morel and. 

6 Job, d. {() Seneca Co., O., m. Katy 

Myers, had son P'rancis. 

7 Rachel, in. Jacob Keys, lived near Philad'a. 

8 Hannah, Cornelius Beard, lived in Columbiana Co., 0. 

9 Mary, Peter Hixson of Pa., moved to (Guernsey Co., O., 

where both died. 

3 WILLIxV^I, m. 29 Dec. 1790, Esther dau. Col. Israel, (2d N. J. Reg^t 

Rev. Armv,) and Marv Shreve, and had, 

10 Israel S. ' b. 24 Apl. '1792, d. 13 Apl. 1874, m. Marv Strahl, 

Col. Co., O. 

U Samuel M. 30 Oct. 1796, in. Pliebe Wridit, Belmont Co.,0. 

12 George G. 9 Oct. 1798, d. K> Apl. 1822. 

13 Maria, 28 Apl. 1801, — Sept. 1845. m. RolVt Hath- 

away, no issue. 

14 Job. 17 Jan. 1803, m. 30 June 1830, Ann Romans, 

lives Iowa. 

15 Jonathan, 24 July 1805, Elizabeth Millhouse, lives 

Keokuk Co., Iowa. 

16 Rebecca, 19 Oct. 1807, Jonathan D. Perkins, lives 

vSniyrna, O. 

17 William 7 Mar. 1810, 1. Jane Romans, 2. Rachel 

Kirk. 

18 Henry, 10 June 1813, 1. Elizabeth Hollowav, 2. 

Tabitha Wharton. 

19 Sarah, 27 xVug. 1818, Benj. Winder, lives at Han- 

over, Col. Co., 0., no issue. 



FAMILY EECORDS. 199 

10 ISRAEL S. m. Marv Stralil, and had, 

20 Esther, d. Apl. ISTO, in. Ohalkley Lambert. 

21 John, ni. Eutli Patterson, lives in Warren Co., Iowa, 

three dau'rs. 

22 Job. ni. Mary Ann Frain, lives near Salem, Lee Co., 

Iowa. 

2o BEX.r.\:Mix, unmarried, lives in Mahaska Co., Iowa. 

24 "WiLLiA.M, m. Lydia Hampton, lives in Jewell Co., Kan. 

25 LiNDSLEY H. m. Caroline Smith, lives in Eddyville, Iowa. 

11 SAMUEL M. m. IMiebe Wrijilit, and had, 

2^ Hannah, m. William Boswell, Belmont Co., 0, 

27 Esther, m. Benjamin Sears, Belmont Co., O. 

28 Saeah, m. David Sears, Keokuk, Iowa. 

29 Eliza, m. David Sears, Belmont Co., O. 

14 JOB, m. 30 Jun. 1830, Ann Bomans, and has living now. 

30 Lydia, unmarried. 

31 Maria, m. William McPherson, has 10 ch. 

32 Aiios, unmarried. 

33 Harriet. unmarried. 



15 JONATHAN, m. Elizabeth Millhouse, and had, 

34 Mary, unmarried. 

35 George, m. Elizabeth Cattell, have son Freddie. 

36 Robert, d. about 1873, m. Martha Radcliir, 6 ch. 

37 WiLLiA^r, d. 1874, m. Martha Kirk, Mahoning Co., O. 

r2ch. 

38 Sarah, m. Benjamin Stanley, lives in Lynn Co., Iowa. 

39 Benjamin, unmarried. 

40 Josiah, unmarried. 



16 REBEICCA, m. Jonathan D. Perkins, d. Jan. 1876, and had, 
William. 

Martha. 

17 WILLIAM!, m. 1. Jane Romans, 2. Rachel Kirk, and had. 

41 Mary, m. Mifflin Ong:ard, 1 son Lewis. 

42 Thomas, m. Margaret Spears. 

43 Evan, m. Amelia Thwaite. 

44 Elwood, by 2d wife. 



18 HENRY, m. 1. Elizabeth Holloway, 2. Tabitha Ann AVharton, 
and had, 

45 Rebecca. 

46 Martha. 

47 Maria. 

48 Jonathan. 

49 Abigail, by 2d wife. 



^ 



200 FA3TILY RECORDS. 

5 JOHN, b. 8 mo. 10 da. 1775, m. 9-24-1795, Rebecca Rodgers, 
moved to N. Lisbon, O., Jun. 1813, and had, 

50 Elizabeth. 

51 Mahlon. 

52 Beulah. 

53 Hannah. 

54 John J. 

55 Elton. 

56 Rebecca. 

57 Ann. 



Record of RUSSELL BRJGGS, ofiO Clareinonf, JY.H. 

1 RUSSELL, b. 22 Apl. 1783, d. 24 Jun. 1822, m. 7 Nov. 1807, Sarah 
Manchester, b. 1 Mar. 1783, d. 30 May 1875, and had, 

2 Martha H. 1). 25 Sep. 1808. 

3 Mary M. ' 8 Jun. 1810. m. 1 Feb. 1827. 

4 Artliza, 1] Aug. 1811, m. Feb. 183(5. 

5 Hiram A. 15 Aug. 1813, m. 1 Aug. 183(5. 
(5 Manson T. 5 Dec. 1815. 

7 Susan, 4 May 1818, d. 28 Dec. 183(5. 

8 Sarah A. 14 Mav 1820, d. 7 Sep. 1838. 

9 Russell, 28 Aug. 1822, d. 10 Jul. 18(59. 

5 HIRAM A. m. 1 Auir. 183(5, Almira Harris, and had, 

10 Manson A. 

11 George H. 

12 Hiram A. 

13 Emily, b, 4 Nov. 1844. 

14 Newton. 

15 Josephine. 

16 Eudora J. 

17 Frederick, d. 1854, 

9 RUSSELL, m. 24 Nov. 1842, Sarah P. Tarbox, and had, 

18 Sarah M. b. 21 Aug. 1844. 

19 Anthony T. 18 Aug. 1849, d. 4 Feb. 185(X. 

20 Anthony T. 1 Apl. 1851. 

12 HIRAM A. m. Emilv Dean, and had, \ 

21 Charles A. b, 2(j Sep. 1871. 

20 ANTHONY T. m. 17 Oct. 1872, Ella M. Eddv, and had, 

22 Florence E. b. 28 Jun. 1874, d. 23 Apl. 1875. 



FAMILY RECORDS. 201 



Record of ARA^OLD BRIGGS, Clarenwnt, jY. H. 

1 ISAAC, of Warwick, amonoj other children had, 

2 WILLIAM, b. 4 Aug. 1778, at Warwick, R. I., d. 8 Sep. L^61. m. 

IsabeUa Warner, (dau. ol" David Greene) b. 25 Nov. 1779, 

d. 19 Jun. 1861, and had, 
?, Arnold, b. 12 Oct. 1800. 

4 Almv, 22 Dec. 1802, ra. Wm. P. Arnold. 

.5 Elky, 20 JuL 1805, d. 29 Jul. 1811, Pawtucket, R. I. 

() Harriet, 14 Apl. 1808, d. 6 Jan. 1864, Providence, H. I. 

7 WiLiJAM, 22 Jul. 1810. 

8 Benjamin, 8 Nov. 1813, d. 11 Sep. 1831. 

9 Nicholas, 17 Oct. 1816, d. 10 Sep. 1853. 

10 JaneElizabeth, 19 Mav 1819. 

11 Daniel, 3 MaV. 1822, (J. 9 Apl. 1865. 

3 ARNOLD, m. 1 Jun. 1823, Ann Eliza Gonsalve, and had, 

12 Ann Eliza, b. 18 Jul. 1825, m. 10 Oct. 1845, Henry A. Stone. 

13 JosephGonsVe, 24 Apl. 1827. 

13 JOSEPH GONSALVE, m. 18 Apl. 1847, Laura Anne Latham, 
and had, 

14 Charles Albert, b. 23 Sep. 1852, Pokeepsie, N.Y., m. 20 Apl. 

1876, Alice Ward. 

15 George Arnold, b. 18 Oct. 1858, Woonsocket, R. I. 

16 Laura Gonsalve, 8 Jun. 1862, AVoonsocket, R. I. 

17 Myra Louise, 6 Nov. 1867, Olaremont, N. H. 



Record of JOSEPH GILMA.Y BRIGGS, of 
Clctremont, JV. H. 

1 JOSEPH OILMAN, son of Eliphalet, b. Keene, N. H., 10 Jun. 
1805, m. Abigail, dau. Elijah and Sally (Brown) Woods, b. 
24 Jun. 1803, and had, 

2 William H. b. Montpelier, Vt., 23 Sep. 1827, had issue, 

Cha's, Anna, Ida and Guy. 

3 Joseph G. b. Charlestown, 16 Mar. 1830. m. 12 Oct. 

1852, Ellen L. West. 

4 Juliet Elizabeth, b. 13 Nov. 1831, d. 13 Apl. 1832. 

5 Sarah Loiisa. 25 Feb. 1833, m. 24 Oct. 1853, Frances 

R. Stebbins. Adrian, Mich. 



202 FA JULY BE CORDS. 

6 Charles Lyman, b. 18 Jan. 1835, m. N.Y. City, 25 Jiin. IS—, 

Maria Hall Tripler. 

7 SA3IULL Edgar, b. T Oct. 1836, m. 15 Dec 1865, at Los 

Angeles, Cal., Mary A. Hover, 2 ch. 

8 Frederick ArGrsTus,b.l) Sep. 1838, m. 15 Sep. 1862, Juliet K. 

Cowles, 6 ch. living N.Y. Citv. 

9 Abba, b. 10 Apl. 1841, ni. 3 Sep. 1859, Stephen 

Batch el ler, of Fitz-William, N. H. 
10 Mary Elizabeth, b. 24 Nov. 1844, d. 9 May 1874. m. Geo W. 
Merrifield, of Claremont, N, H. - 



Record of OSCAR F. BRIGGS, JfS Sidney Placs, 

Brooldyn, JV. Y. 

I JEREMIAH, of Hartford, Washington Co. N.Y., m. and had, 

2 Spentcer, has issue, Leonard and Joseph, live at Terre 

Haute. 

3 James. 

4 Rachel. 

5 David, in. no issue. 

6 Silas. 

7 Lucy. 

8 Leonard, m. — — Goodell, d. and left 3 ch. Dansville, N.Y. 

9 Sidney, d. young. 

10 Mary, m. Ab'm Congdon, no issue. 

11 Daniel, 

12 Audrey. 

13 Olive. m. Leander Burnell, and left 2 ch. 

II DANIEL, m. and had issue, of whom are, 

14 David O. of Fort Ann, N.Y. 

15 Freeland, of Fort Ann, N.Y. 

16 Thomas, of Clarendon, Vt. 

3 JAMES, m. Nancy Teets, and had, 

17 Oscar F. 

6 SILAS, m. Paulina, and had, 

18 Orson, dec'd. 

19 Theresa, dec'd. 

20 George. of Fort Ann, N.Y. 

21 Harriet, of Fort Ann, N.Y., m. Burnham, 

12 AUDREY, m. Asa Root, and had 4 ch. of whom, 
Warren, of Fort Ann, N.Y. 

Henry, of Fort Ann, N.Y. 



FAMILY RECORDS. 



203 



4 RACHEL, m. Jeremiah Carter, ol" Crown Point, N. Y., of whose 
cliildren, 
David P. lives at Fort Ann, N.Y. 

7 LUCY, m. Nathan Brown, and amons: others had, 
George, of Watertown, N.Y. 

IT OSCAR F. ni. Clara M, Black, and had, 

22 CIIARLKSCUSH.MAX. 



Record of WILLIAM S. BRIGGS, Coeynian's Hollow, 

Albany Co. JV. Y. 

1 WILLIAM, b. England, settled at Taunton, Mass., 1690, and had, 
-2 Isaac. 

3 Elizabeth. 

4 Noah. 

5 William. 

4 NOAH, m. 17 Aug. 1733, Elizabeth, dau. Wra. Trumbull, at Taun- 
ton, and had. 

6 P]lkaxah, b. Taunton, 

Taunton. 
Taunton. 
Taunton. 

Voluntown, Conn. 
Voluntown, Conn. 
Voluntown, Conn. 
Voluntown, Conn. 
Voluntown, Conn. 
Voluntown, Conn. 
Voluntown, Conn- 

ZEPHANIAH, m. Patience, dau. of John Newton, and had issue, 
b. at Sherman, (formerly New Fairfield) Conn. 

17 Phebe. 

18 LucY- 

19 James, d. Sherman, Conn., Is57, leaving, Calvin and 
Ophelia, living there 1870. 

"20 Newton, b. Sherman, Conn., 1783, d. 5 Apl. 1857, at 

Coeyman's, N.Y. 

21 Elizabeth. • 

22 Salo3ie. 

23 JoHX, d. Weymouth, O., 1875, leaving son Newton, 
residing at (ralesburg, 111., 1874. 

24 Susannah. 

25 Abigail. 



7 Zephaniah, 

8 Elizabeth, 

9 Freelove, 

10 Sarah, 

11 Susannah, 

12 Peris, 

13 AVilliam,. 

14 John, 

15 James, 

16 Isaac, 



/^f 



20Jf FAMILY RECOEDS. 

i>() NEWTON, moved to Coeyman's, N.Y., ra. 1 Sep. 1808, Lucina, 
dan. Archibald iSiepliens, and had, 

26 Albert N. b. U Jul. 1809, d. Aug. 1876. 

27 William S. 16 Aug. 1811. 

28 Ralph B. 30 Nov. 1815, d. 1840, at Coeymans. 

29 Archibald S. 9 Oct. 1819, d. 1839, at CoeVmans. 

30 Caroline 8. 1 Aug. 1826. 

31 Hiram G. 7 Apl. 1831. 

27 WILLIAM S. m. 10 Oct. 1835, Harriet Myers, of Coeymans 

and had, 

32 Newtox S. b. 23 Oct. 1^36, unmarried, living in N.Y. 

33 Elizabeth, 26 Apl. 1838, m. John G. Vanderzee, lives at 

Bethlehem, Allmnv Co. N.Y. 

34 Archibald S. b. 2<; Jun. 1840, d. Schodac. 14 Apl. 1870. 

35 Ralph B. 14 Jun. J 844, m. Louisa Hendrickson, lives at 

Rutherford Park, N. J. 

36 Jacob Myers, b. 11 Sep. 1846, a physician, d. 24 Dec. 1874, at 

Los Angeles, Cal. 

37 Amos D. b. 27 Feb. 1848, m. Oct. 1869, Jane Shear, lives at 

Coeyman's. 

38 Lucina H. 14 Dec. 1852, unmarried. 

39 EusEBiA, 8 Apl. 1856, unmarried. 

26 ALBERT N. m. ^laria Andrews, at Coeymans, and had. 

40 Ephraim a. 

41 John N. 

42 Albert N. Jr. unmarried. "^ 

43 Catherine E. m. 1872, Tiio's McKee, lives in Schodac. 

44 Mary Elizabeth, 1870, Isaac C. Lamon, of Freeport 111. 

45 Frances, unmarried, lives at Coeymans. 

46 Helen, unmarried, lives at Coeymans. 

47 Anna, unmarried, lives at Coeymans. 

48 Theodora, unmarried, lives at Coeymans. 

28 RALPH B. m. 1845 Susan E. Summers, in Phila., and had, 

49 Henrietta, m. D. K. Joslin, of Camden, N. J. 

50 William Newton, d. circa. 1851. 

30 CAROLINE 8. m. 1851, Andrew G. Hotaling, lives at New 

Baltimore, N.Y,, and had, 
Ida. 

Florence. 
Alice. 
John. ^ 

31 HIRA^I G. m. 1855, Sarah Van Loan, of Athens, and lives in 

Coe^'iiians, has, 

51 Alice. 

,52 Mary, d. 1875, at Coeymans. 

ii^ ARCHIBALD 8. m. 17 Sep. 1861, Mary Tuttle, in Coymans, 
and had, 

53 Bennett T. 

54 Catherine. 

55 William S, 



FAMILY RECORDS. 205 



Becorcl of HEJ^RY BRIGGS, Greenpoint, Jf. Y. 

1 , m. Desire Griffin, of Carver, and had issue, b. at 

Rochester, Mass. 

2 Stephen, b. 1794, d. 1844. 

3 KuwLAND, 1784, 1865. 

4 John, 1785, 1867. 

5 David, 1774, 1841, m. Anne Sherman, of Fairhaven, 

6 Ei.XATiiAN, d. young. [s. p. 

7 Jediah, moved to North. N.Y. 

8 Thankful, . d. young. 

9 DiDA, d. aet. over 80. 

2 STEPHEN, m. Bathsheba Hammond, of Wareham, and had at 

Rochester, Mass. 

10 Stephen. 

11 David. 

12 Weston. 

3 ROAVLA.ND, m. Polly Bassett, and had at Rochester, Ms. 

13 t^LNATHAN. 

14 John. 

15 Rowland. 

16 Jediah. 

17 Polly. 

18 Anne. 

19 Veseter. (? Sylvester) 

20 Daughter. 

4 JOHN, m. Lucy Allen, and had at Rochester, Ms. 

21 sophronia. 

22 Caroline. 

23 Stetson. 

24 Henry, b. 1811. 

25 William. 

26 Howard. 

24 HENRY, m. 1839, Lucy B. b. 1815, dau. Nathan Delano, and had 
at Rochester, Ms. 

27 Benjamin. 

28 Bradford, b, 1854, d. 1856. 

29 Sophronia, 1841, d. 1864. 

30 Lucy. 



28 



206 FA3fILY RECORDS. 



Record of THEO. B. BRIGGS, 160 Elm, St., ^'ew York. 

1 ISAAC, m. twice, and by 2d wife had, 

2 Job. 

3 Joseph, b. at Warwick, R. L, 1745, d. there 1832. 

4 George. 

5 John. 

6 Amos. 

7 Lydia. 

6 AMOS, m. 1. Eliza Edmonds, b. 4 Jul. 1790, d. 11 Jan. 1S22, 2. 
Sarah Ann Beverly, b. Mar. 1803, d. 9 Sep. 1855, and had, 

8 Charles Gilbert, b. 28 Nov. 1811, d. s. p. 1847. 

9 William Amos, 28 May 1814, d. 4 Apl. 1845, m. s. p. 

10 Thomas Lang, 28 May 18-17, 16 Dec. 1848, widow and 

[1 ch. 

11 Mary Elizabeth, 27 Jul. 1819, , leaving 5 ch. 3 now 

(1876) living. i 

12 A Son. 31 Dec. 1826, voung. 

13 Sarah Ann, 24 Feb. 1828, 14 Sep. 1828. 

14 Frances Barnes, 24 Apl. 1829, 30 Aug. 18,54. 

15 Maria Louisa, 13 Mar. 1831, 3 Sep. 1833. 

16 Theodore Banks, 22 Jun. 1833. 

16 THEODORE BANKS, m. 18 Oct. 1855, Mary A. Baker, b. 24 
Apl. 1837, and had, 

17 Frances Louisa, b. 10 Jan. 1857. 

18 Ida Frances, 25 Sep. 1860. 

19 Theo. Banks, Jr. 9 Feb. 1864. 

20 William Amos, 27 Dec. 1872. 



Record of J. A^. BRIGGS, 101 Broculway, JYew York. 

1 ABNER, b. Dighton. Mass., 25 Oct. 1755, m. and had. 

2 Elizabeth, " b. 21 May 1787, d. 23 Dec. 1872. 

3 Mumford, 18 May 1789, d. 9 Mar. 1868. 

4 Eliakim, 28 Mar, 1791. d. 

5 JohnH. 12 Mar. 1795. d. 

6 Benjamin, 17 Apl. 1797. 

7 Henry, 14 Feb. 1799. 

8 PncEBE. d. 

9 Abigail, 1802. d. 



FAMILY BECORDS. 207 

3 .MUMFOKI), m. had issue, b. in Dighton. 

10 Amanda S. b. 2 May 1818, d. 24 Apl. 1857. 

11 JoxATHAN A. 17 Aug. 1823, lives at Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. 

12 Sarah T. 31 Jan. 1826, m. Jos. A BuUard, lives at New 

Bedford. 

13 XATirAN I). 13 Sep. 1826, lives at Attleboro, Mass. 

14 .AIarv C. 27 Oct. 1S43, d. 5 Mar. l! 



4 ELIAKIM, m. had issue, b. in Dighton. 

15 Samuel A. b. 24 Sep. 1814, lives in Brooklyn, N.Y. 

16 Phcebe Ann C. 28 May 1816, lives in California. 

17 Hexry a. 18 Sep. 1818. 

18 JrijA H. 18 Oct. 1821. 

19 William L. 21 Oct. 1823. 

20 Eliakim A. 6 Oct. 1826. 

21 Deuorah H. 22 Jul. 1827. 

22 Sally C. 29 Nov. 1829, dec'd. 

23 Betsey C. 10 Oct. 1833. 

24 Jarvis W. 13 Aug. 1837. 

7 HENRY, m. had issue in Dighton. 

25 Henry R. b. 26 Oct. 1837. 

26 Harriet E. 6 Nov. 1839. 

27 George F. 29 Dec. 1841. 

28 Maria S. 19 Oct. 1843. 

29 Helen C. 12 Oct. 1845. 

30 Abby H. 13 Mar. 1847. 

31 Isabel I. 3 Jul. 1849, d. 13 Sep. 1857. 

32 Everett H. 23 Jul. 1851. 

33 Martha B. 9 Feb. 18.53, d. 16 Mar. 1861. 

5 JOHN H. m. had issue in Providence, R. I. 

34 Franklin, dec'd. 

35 Elton W. lives in Providence. 

15 SAMUEL A. m. had issue in Mass. 

36 George C. b. 30 Sept. 1840, lives in Brooklyn. 

11 JONATHAN A. m. had issue, 

37 Amanda S. b. 21 Ang. 1858, d. 13 June 1864. 

38 Sarah E. 11 July 1860, 20 Jan. 1862. 

13 NATHAN D. m. had issue in Dighton, 

39 AYalter M. b. 5 Sept. 1860, d. 8 Sept. 1862. 

40 Louis MuMFORD, 10 Aug. 1865. 



208 FAMILY BE CORDS. 



Record of LUTHER J. BRIGGS, 52 W. 31st St. M. Y. 

1 JOHN, a farmer and mason, b. Berkeley, Mass., d. 1828, m. twice, 

by 1st wife had issue, 

2 John/ 

3 SA3IUEL, a mason. 

4 Dinah, m. Howard. 

5 Charity. 

6 Charlotte, m. Stevens. 

7 Hannah, m, ■ — Eldridge. 

2 JOHN, moved from Berkeley to Fairhaven and m. — ^ Jenney, 

was Capt. in whaling business from New Bedford, moved 
1839 to Rochester, N. Y., engaged in hardware business, 
" Watts & Briggs." He had son, 

8 LUTHER J. b. 1813, a Capt. in Liverpool trade 25 years. Followed 
the sea 1827-1869. Lives in Brooklyn, N. Y., since 1853. 
Has son living in Brooklyn, and two grand children. 



Record of ERASTUS BRIGGS, Oxford, Chenango Co., 
^'. Y., and L. F. BRIGGS, lo3 Adams St., Brook- 
lyn, A^. Y. ^ 

1 GEORGE of Warwick, 1756, ensign 8 Aug. 1763 in R. I. Moved 
to Albany Co., N. Y., 1782," to Easton, Wash. Co., N. Y., 
1794-, thence to Smyrna, Chenango Co., N. Y. 1796, d. circa. 

1816, aet. 96, had 3 wives, the last of whom, Lydia , 

survived him a few years. His children were, by 1st wife, 

2 Stephen. 

3 John. 

4 Giles. 

His 2d wife was Sarah, sister of John Wells, of Goshen, by 
whom he had, 

5 George, m. Widow Darrow, lived in Plymouth, N. Y., d. 1835, 

no issue. 

6 Arnold, d. 1870. 

7 Isaac, d. 1845. 

8 Sarah, 

9 RuFus, b. 1783, d. 1863. ) These proba- 

10 WARREN,b. Smyrna, 17 Sep. 1782, d. 14 Oct. 1854. V bly by third 

11 Mary, m. Stephen Austin, moved West. ) wife. 



FAMILY RECORDS. 209 

i\ ARNOLD, m. Olive Morie, and lived at Smyrna, and had, 
12 Giles, a saddler, moved to Chataiique Co., and had issue. 

i;^ Myron, d. 1871, ni. Ackley. 5 (?) children. 

11 Jason, m. Julia Talcott, has son Burton. 

15 Ruth, m. Nicholas Race, no issue. 

16 Lovina, unmarried. 

17 AvARENA, m. Benj. Stover, 2 dan., both dec'd.? 

7 ISAAC, m, Sarah , lived at So. Norwich, N. Y., and had, 

18 Ephraim, moved West. 

19 Isaac, moved West, a Quaker preacher in Ohio. 

20 David, moved West. 

21 Wells, d. aged 20. 

22 Sally, no trace. 

23 RoxANA, no trace. 
21 A DAU. no trace. 

S SARAH, m. Benjamin Reynolds, farmer, lived at Smyrna, and 
had, 
Rodman. 
Oliver. 
Ira. 

Miranda. 
Marinda. 
Calista, m. Frank Dimmick. 

9 RUFUS, m. 1. , 2. Sally Hopkins, 3. , 

and had, 

25 Humphrey, 

26 RuFus. 

27 Lawrence. 

28 Semantha. 

29 Olive. 

30 Missouri. 

31 Miranda. 

32 Fanny. 

33 ENSir4N. 

34 RussEL. 

35 Adoniram. 

36 Joseph. 

37 Son or dau. 

38 Son or dau. 

39 Son or dau. 

10 WARREN, m. circa. 1807, Trvphosa (Trvphena) Gardner, of 

Worthington, Ms., she b. 26 Aug. 1788,' d. 13 Aug. 1841. He 
moved to Erie, Pa., where he d. Oct. 1854. Children, 

40 Skneca, b. 2 Mav 1808, d. 1871. 

41 Sidney, 16 Aug. 1809. 

42 Erastus, 7 Feb. 1811, lives at Oxford, N. Y. 

43 Rosalinda, 30 Sept. 1812, m. Hugh Gillespie, moved to 

F'lorida, had 1 child. 



210 FAMILY RECORDS. 

44 Julia, b. 2 Nov. 1815, m. Alonzo L. Bennett, had 7 ch. 

45 ViNiNG, 27 Nov. 1817, d. 18 Mar. 182(3. 

46 Sarah C. 12 June 1821, m. Carlos Greenleaf, 3 cli. 

47 George W. 3 July 1819, m. Diantha Francis, d. 1873 at 

Delavan, Wis. 4 sons, 1 dan. 

48 DeWitt C. b. 13 Sept. 1823, m. Charlotte West. 

49 Lycitria or Jeaxnette, b. 5 May 1828, d. 1 Nov. 1845, aet. 16. 

50 Semantha, b. 14 Sept. 1825, m. Chas. Wilcox, dec'd, 2 ch. 

51 La Fayette, 27 Sept. 1S32, d. 27 Mar. 1834, d. in infancy. 

52 Trypiiosa or Leonora, b. 22 Mar. 1831, ni. Wm. Champlain, of 

Minnesota, he dec'd. 

53 La Fayette, b. 25 Jan. 1834, m. Almira Smith, has daughter 

Maggie and son Frederick, dec'd. Lives 74 Pineapple St., 
Brooklvn, N. Y. 

40 SENECA, m. Lydia Ann Gordon, and had, 

54 Lucy, m. Eli Fredenberg. 

55 Charles, d. young. 

56 Riley, ni. , and lives with his mother. 

41 SYDNEY, m. at Smyrna Esther Simmons and moved to Illinois. 

Hail issue, 1). at Smyrna, 

57 Mortimer, a physician in Ills. 

58 Erastus {'t) Edward. 

42 EllASTUS, m. Susan M. McFarland, and had, 



59 Oscar E. 


m. Julia Loomis, has son Ralph E. 


()0 Maria M. 


m. Liberal C. Fish. 


61 Elizabeth, 


m. Samuel Morehouse. 


62 Ira E. 


b. 1851. 


63 Edwin R. D. 


b. 1854. 


64 Herbert A. 


b. 1856. 


65 Edgar. 


d. voung. 


66 Alice, 


d. young. 



Record of Dr. JAMES E. BRIGGS, 121 W. 11th St., 

JVew York. 

1 ENOS, b. 10 Mar. 1775, d. 1 :\Iar. 1836, ra. circa. 1801, Lydia 
Hodges, b. 17 Mav 1778, d. Feb. 1857, and had, 

2 Enos H^ b. 10 Jan. 1802, m. Walker. 

3 Sabrina, 5 Jan. 1804. 

4 AVilliam, 5 May 1806, d. 3 Dec. 1872. 

5 Bradford, 18 Sep. 1808, d. R.I. , widow Zeruah and chil- 

dren live in Troy, N.Y. 

6 Alfred, 9 Jan. 1810, lives in Trov, N.Y. 

7 Betsey. 2 Apl. 1813, ^ [idence, R. I. 

8 Albert, 24 Nov. 1815, lives at 26 JefFersoli St., Prov- 

9 Mary, 23 Jan. 1820, d. , m. Potter, 

10 Sarah, 3 Sep. 1823, d. , m. Hewitt. 



FA3IILY RECORDS. 2J1 

4 WILLIAM, m. in Westmoreland, N. H., Louisa Pean, b. 19 Jun. 
1S07, d. 12 Mar. 1S58, moved to Troy, N.Y.. and had, 

11 William Aloxzo, b. 81 Jul. 1832, d. 21 Jul. 1S3:1 

12 William Henry, 18 Apl. 1834, d. 20 May 1S55. 

13 Jamks P:dwin, 10 Apl. 1836. 

14 Harrikt Louisa. 30 Jan. 1830. d. 23 Jul. 1830, 

15 Amos Jay, 14 Feb. 1841. 

16 Harriet, 10 Jul. 1843, m. Richard D. Palmateer, 

Waterford, N.Y. 

17 Lucy, 21 Jul. 1845, m. Geo. Hujrhes, Troy, N.Y. 

18 George, 15 Aug. 1848, d. 12 Jun. '18.50. 

13 JAMES EDWIN, m. 25 Jan. 1861, Jane Elizabeth Bosworth, 
and had, 

19 James Edwin, Jr. b. 10 Jan. 1864, d. 24 Aug. 1864. 



Record of DA.YIEL S. BRIGGS, 30 Lewis St., 

JVew York City. 

1 CALEB, m. 31 May 1795, Phebe Van Tassel, she d. 28 Feb. 1874, 
and had, 

2 Silas, b. 12 Feb. 1798. 

3 George, . 31 Mar. 1800. 

4 Henry, 22 Apl. 1802, at Fishkill, N,Y., d. 1840. 

5 Je ANNETTE. 1 Jutl. 1804. 

») Lettie Ann, 8 Jun. 1806. 

7 Abigail, 29 Mar. 1808. 

8 Jonathan, 1 May 1810. 

9 Jeremiah. 6 Aug. 1812. 

10 Gilbert, 10 Dec. 1814. 

11 Daniel S. 8 Dec. 1817. 

4 HENRY, m. 1824, Hannah Houseman, and. had, 

12 George H. b. 10 Nov. 1826. 

13 Eliza, 1 Sep. 1828, N.Y. City, m. 31 Dec. 1846. Geo. 

R. Commerdinger. 

14 Daniel S. 22 Feb. 1835. 

15 Eleanor, 18 Jun. 1839, m. Blake Vroome. 

12 GEORGE H. m. 10 Nov. 1852, Jane Bowden, and had, 
10 George H. b. 15 Jan. 18.54. 

17 Jane H. 23 Feb. 1856, d. 8 Apl. 1861. 

18 Hannah H. 2S Dec. 1858, 23 Sep. 1859. 

19 Mary E. 12 Oct. 3860, 12 Jan. 1861. 

20 Sarah, 18 Nov. 1861. 

21 Adeline, 27 Jan. 1864. 

22 Edwin, . 3 Apl. 1866, 

23 Daniel S. 27 Aug. 1868. 

24 Elizabeth A. 24 Jan. 1871. 

25 William, 17 Jun. 1874. 

26 Carrie, 10 Oct. 1875. 



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212 FAMILY BECOItDS. 

23 DANIEL S. (iron moulder) m. 25 May 1859, Sarah E. Kiersted, 
and had, 
Six daughters,! all dec'd under 15 months old, except a dau. 
One son, [ b. 2-1 Mar. 1870. 



Record of GEORGE WM. BRIGGS, 1968, 3rcl Avenue, 

JVeiv York City. 

1 RUSSELL THOMAS, emigrated from Warwick, li. L, to Phihura, 
circa. 1812, d. Norristown, Pa., 1836. Had about 12 bros. and 
sisters, m. circa. 1814. 1. Catherine Lobb, of Manayunk, Pa., 
she d. Philad^i 1825, having liad issue. He m. 2d wife 1826, 
no issue. 

2 Russell Marquedent, b. Philad'a 1815, m. Rachel Ryan, lived 

Philad'a, (! or 7 ch. 

3 HarrietteL. b. Philad'a 1817. d. Philad'a 1820. 

4 George W. M. Pliilad'a 1819. 

5 Arod, PhihuPa 1821, d. N. Orleans 1874, unmarried. 

6 Ambrose A. Philad'a 1823, m. and lives New Albany, Ind., 

4 children. 

4 GEORGE W. M., m. New York, Margaret Shuart, and had, 
7. Russell L b. iN. Y. 1843. 

8 Margaret, N. Y. 1845. 

9 Catherine, N. Y. 1848. 

10 Alida, N. Y. 1851. 

11 George W. N. Y. 1854. 

12 Royal P. N. Y. 1857. 

13 Frank E. N. Y. 1860. 

14 Fannie E. N. Y. 1862. 

15 Harry M. N. Y. 1865. 

16 Eva D. N. Y. 1868. 

7 RUSSELL L m. New York, Hattie Bonesteel, d. 1875, leaving, 

17 Bertha, b. 1865, lives in Brooklvn, N. Y. 

18 Ernest, 1868, d. 1869. 

19 William, 1873, lives in Brooklyn, N. Y. 

8 MARGARET, ni. 1867 Benjamin F. Bowne, and had, 
Robert, b. 1868, living in N. Y. 

Mabel, 1871, living in N. Y. 

George W. 1873, living in N. Y. 



FA3fILY RE COEDS. 213 



From FRAJ^CIS J. BBIGGS, 1007 -h-d Avenue, 

A'eiv York City. 

1. WILLIAM 1). liv. and d. Galway, Ireland, in. Bridjiet Farrell, 
and liad, 
i> William, )>. Galway, 18 Jan. 1812, d. N. Y. 27 Feb. 1873. 

^> Joseph, , d. N. Y. Jnne 1854. 

4 Anne, ni. in Galway, John riaherty, both d. in N. Y. 

2 WILLIAM, ni. Mary McNamara, she d. 8 Nov. 1873, leaving, 

5 Francis J. b. Galwav Oct. 1838, em. to N. Y. with parents, 
1852. 

3 JOSEPH, ni. Galway, IMary Gaffey, em. to N. Y. and had, 

(! William, b. 11 Feb. 1854. 

5 FKANOIS J. m. in N. Y. 1 May 1866 Annie Murphy, and had, 

7 Johanna, 1;. 3 Mar. 1807. 

8 Mary, , 1 Apl. 1868, d. Julv 1868. 

9 Annie Teresa, 2 Julv 1869. 

10 Alice, 22 Nov. 1870. 

11 Wm. Vincent, 9 Apl. 1872. 

12 Jane, 31 Dec. 1873. 

13 Francis Joseph. 5 Apl. 1875. 

14 Chas. Auoustin, 2 Sept. 1876. 



From CHA'S FBIVAUD BBIGGS, 267 loth St., 

Brooldijn, ^'. Y. 

1 WILLIAM, b. England, em. to Ulster, near Londonderry 

Ireland, where he d. about 1816, leaving issue, 

2 James. 

3 Joseph, ) *^ tdi m i +i, i i • • 

i T>. T.,.,.n^ - em- to rhila., where they d. leaving issue. 

5 William, m. Martha White, at Ballamagorah, Ireland, 

lived and d. there. 

6 Rebecca, m. John Leach. 

4 Fanny, m. . 

2 JAMES, m. about 1804, Sarah Erwin, at Ballamagorah, Ireland, 

em. to U. S., Jul. 1850, d. N. Y. City, May 1862, leaving 
issue, 

8 Mary, b. 1804, em. to N.Y., 1846, unm. living N.Y. 

9 Isabella, 1806, em. to N.Y., 1846, d. N.Y., 1859. 

10 Fanny. 1808, em. to N.Y., 1829, m. Thos. Clark, living 

11 Jane, 1810, em. to N.Y., 1835, m. Wm. Love. [N.Y. 

12 Sarah, 1812, d. voung. 

13 William E. 1814, d. Brooklyn, N.Y., 11 Jan. 1852. 

14 Eliza. 

29 



2U FAMILY RECORDS. 

13 WILLIAM E. m. 1840, Mary Jane Lauf/hlin, of Ballaghalan, 
Ireland, and had, 

15 William L. b. Ireland, 4 Jan. 1842, unm'd. 

16 James Keys, Ireland, 1 Mav 1844, d. 17 Sep. 184$. 

17 Sarah Jane, N.Y., 25 Oct. 1845, m. 26 Jan. 1866, Samuel 

Vincent Owen, of Brooklyn. 

18 Charles Edward, N.Y-, 11 Jan. 1848. 

19 James Keys, Brooklyn, 12 Dec. 1849. 

20 Robert Young, Brooklyn, 25 Feb. 1852. 



From ROBERT BRIGGS, 21o Ten Eijck St., 

Brooldyn, JV. Y. 

1 ROBERT, b. ab't 1759, d. 1810, m. Rachel Oarr, who d. 1841, both 
of Leeds, York, Eng. Issue, 

2 Robert, m. , and d. s. p. 

3 Martha, m. , and d. s. p. 

4 Joseph, b. Feb. 1803, d. 1872, m. Jan. 1823, Ann 

Rhodes, b. Jan. 1803, d. 1868, both of Leeds, England. 
Their issue, 

5 Robert, b. Sep. 1824. 

6 John, 1827, living Leeds, Eng., m. 1852, 

Armstrong, has 3 ch. 

7 Sarah, d. inf. 

5 ROBERT, m. Apl, 1846, Ann Varney, of Leeds, England, em. to 
America, and set. at Paterson, N. J., Feb. 1863. Issue, 

8 Ann Amelia, b. 1848, m. 1869, Geo. Berdan, and live at San 

Francisco, Cal. 

9 Joseph, ] i .^r^o 

10 John, f ^- ^^'^- 

11 Edward, 1854, d. young. 

12 Fannie, 1856, unmarried. 

9 JOSEPH, m. 1873, Maggie Ayers, of Paterson, and had sons, 

13 Robert, b. Paterson, 1873. 

14 WiLLiA:\r, Brooklyn, N.Y"., 1876. 

10 JOHN, m. 1875, Maria Kirkman, of Paterson, and has son, 

15 John, b. 1875, at Paterson, N. J. 



216 FAMIT.Y RECORDS. 



From CHARLES E. BRIGGS, M. 1)., St. Louis, , VFo. 

1 SETH, b. 1721, m. 1745, Abigail Church, and hatl, 

2 Elisha, 

3 Alden, of Pembroke. 

4 Thomas, of Milton, d. 1809. 

5 Enos. ? 

6 Daniel. ? 

And several daughters. 

2 ELISHA, m. Laurentia, dau. Dr. Jeremiah and Elizabeth 

(Bailey) Hall, and had, 

7 Elisha, m. twice, d. circa. 1850, s. p. 

8 Luther. 

9 Robert, b. 30 Jul. 1795, d, 1859. 
And several daughters. 

8 LUTHER, m. , and had, 

10 LrTHER. 

And several daughters. 

9 ROBERT, a merchant in Boston, m. 11 Mar. 1821, Caroline 

Morton, (a descendant of George Morton, of Plvmouth) b. 
30 May 1796, and had, 

11 Robert, b. 18 May 1822, res. Philadelphia, ra. twice, s. p. 

12 Silas Morton, d. young. 

13 George Hexry, m* p]Isie Hollenbeck, has 2 dau. and 1 son, 

res. Mountain View, Cal. 

14 Charles Edward, m. 1869, Rebekah Whittaker, has 1 dan. 3 

sons, res. St. Louis. 
And three daughters. 



Consolidated Record Contrihuted hy GEO. F. BRIGGS, 
FUtsfield, Mass., ERASTUS BRIGGS, Cleveland, 0., 
AUSTIjY a. BRIGGS, JVeiv York City, and ISAAC 
DAVIS FAXO.Y, Elyria, 0. 

1 WILLIAM, of Cranston, R. I., m. Sarah , and had 

issue. 

2 Oliver. 

3 Ben.iamix. 

4 Allen, b. 27 Apl. 175G at Cranston, R. L, d. 29 Apl. 182(1 

at Manchester, \i. 

5 ElJSHA. 



21J, 

FAMILY RE COEDS. 215 

13 



From P. S. BPaGGS, SO Adams St., Chariest own, Mass. 

1 JOSHUA, m. Luther, and had issue, 

2 Joshua. 

3 Caleb, b. 1744, at liehoboth, Mass. 

4 Aaron. 
"^5 Moses. 

6 RliODA. 

7 Philana. 

8 Anna. 

9 Sarah. 

10 Jemima. (?) 

3 CALEB, m. 17(55, Anna Luther, and removed to Attle- 

borough, Mass., and had, 

11 . 

12 Lemuel, b. 1767. 

1 o 

i-o . 

12 LP]MUEL, em. with parents about 1770, to Westmoreland, N. H.. 
where he d. 1868, a. 100 y. 9 mo. He was lather of, 
14 P. S, Briggs, b. 1809. 



From a A. BBIGGS, Montreal, Canada. 

1 RUSSELL, b. Brattleboro. Vt., em. to Canada, 1823, d. 1845. He 
had two brothers, William and Warren, and was related 
to Gov. Geo. N. Briggs, of Mass. 



From EZBA BBIGGS, Vohmtoivn, Conn. 

1 JAMES, lived at East Greenwich, R. L, and had son. 

2 JONATHAN, who served 7 years in Cont. army in Rev., settled 

at Coventry, Greene, R. L, and had sons, 

3 Giles, em. to West N.Y.. then to Medina Co., O., has 

ISSUG 

4 Wanton, ' d. Phenix, (Warwick) R. L, 1849. 

5 Olney, (g. f. of Sanford T., of Greene) living (1879) 

a. 88. 



FAMILY RFAOIWS, 217 

'^ KENJA.MIN, 1). Cranston, R. I., m. Naomi Wells, and had, 

(I KicHARD, b. 17 May 177(5, Clieslure, Mass. 

7 Olney, Adams, Mass. 

S CYNTiirA, Adams, Mass. 

!> Pktkk, Adams, Mass. 

10 Benja^iix, Adams, Mass. 

11 John, / Adams, Mass. 

12 Jaiies, \ Adams, Mass. 
18 Ror.KRT. 

14 AViLLrA:Nr. 

15 Naomt. 

4 ALLKX. m. at Cheshire, Mass., 29 Nov. 1778, Nancy Dexter, (b. 11 
Jan. 17<)2, d. 21 Dec. 1818 at Adams, Mass.,) dan. Joseph and 
Hopestill Brown, of Cnndjerland, R. I., and liad issne, 
1<) Hi irs/ b. 27 Am;'. 1770, d. 25 Sept. 181(1, Red Ilook,N.Y. 

17 David D. 4 Sept. 1781, 30 Jidv 1820, Manchester, Vt. 

18 LuRAXiA, 5 Sept. 1788, 26 Aug. 1857, South Adams, 

Mass., m. Jesse Whipple, of S. A. 
10 Olive, b. (> Aui;-. 1785, d. , m. Pardee. 

20 Chloe, 16 Dec. 1787, 27 Jan. 1788. 

21 Allen, Apl. 1789, 2 Apl. 188.5, Pittslield, Ms. 

22 SniEox, ) _ , , id. 11 Oct. 18(58, Painesville,0. 

28 TniOTHYMASoxi ^''^"'^ ^'-''^ "(livino- 187(5, Grafton, Yt. 

24 George NixoN,b. 12 Apl. 1796, d. 12 Sept. 1861, S. Adams, Ms. 

25 Ulyssa, 25 Sept. 1798, (5 Sept. 1876, m. at Grafton, 

Vt., Samuel Walker. 

26 Naxcy, b. 8 Sept. 1801, d. 11 Julv 1821, .s'.^. 

27 Alfred, 10 Jan. 1804, 14 Mar. 1806. 

(5 KICHARD, m. Betsey Brock, and had, 
2S Alaxsox, b. Windsor, Mass. lives at Wanseon, O. 

29 Erastus, 1 x\pl. 1801, Windsor, IMass., liviui;- (1870,) 

Cleveland, O. 

80 Angelina, b. Gt. Barrington, Ms., m. Potter, lives 

Oneida Co., N. Y. 

81 Charles Whitehead, b. 1 Jan. 1806, Gt. Barrington, Ms., lives 

at Joliet, 111. 

82 Eliza, h. Gt. Barrington, Ms., m. AYood, lives at 

Royalton, Fulton Co., O. 

83 Cynthia, b. Adams, Mass., dec'd. 

84 Benjamin, Adams. Mass., dec'd. 

16 RUFUS, b. at Cheshire. Mass., m. 26 Apl. 1808 Nancy Have, b. 
29 Mar. 1784, d. 8 Aug. 1826, at Adams, Mass. She was dau, 

of and Janet Have, b. 14 Jan. 1750. Issne b. at (Mare- 

mont, N. Y. 

85 Jacob Allen, 1). 4 Mar. 1809. 

86 James Alfred, (5 Feb. 1811. 

87 Joseph William, 5 July 1818. [1S2(5. 
38 RuFUS George, 9 Oct. 1816 at Red Hook, N. Y., d. 20 .May 

21 ALLEN, m. , and had son, 

89 Austin A. is now living (1876) at Harlem, N. Y, 



218 FA3IILT RECORDS. 

24 GEORGE NIXON, (Gov. Mass.) m. 28 May 1818 at New Lebanon, 
N. Y,, Harriet, (b. 1 July 1794 at Lanesboro, Ms.,) dan. Ezra 
and Tryphena Hall, and had, 

40 Harriet Celestia, b. Lanesboro, Ms,, 27 Apl. 1819. 

41 George Patrick, Adams, Ms., 4 Mar. 1S22. 

42 Henry Shaw, Lanesboro, Ms., 1 Aug. 1824. [1832. 

43 Anna Judson, Lanesboro, Ms., 27 Dec. 1829, d. 9 Feb. 

GEORGE NIXON was born at South Adams, among the hills of 
Berkshire, Mass., on the twelfth day of April, 1791). 

At the age of fourteen he became the subject of personal 
religious experience, and was soon after baptized and received 
in the Baptist Church. From this time to the day of his 
death he was very zealous in church work. 

At seventeen he began the study of law and in 1818 was 
admitted to the bar. This same j'^ear he was married to 
Harriet Hall, only daughter of Ezra and Triphena Hall of 
Lanesboro. 

For twelve years Mr. Briggs steadily and always success- 
fully, pursued the path which he had chosen, gaining all the 
time, in greater degree, the confidence and regard of his 
fellow citizens. The distinctions which marked this period 
of his life were chiefly those he achieved for himself by his 
tact and his tine forensic power. In 1824 he was chosen 
Town Clerk of Lanesboro, and two years later received from 
Gov. Lincoln an appointment as Chairman of the Board of 
Commissioners on Highways for Berksliire County. 

In the fall of 1830 his popularity found a demonstration 
in the voice of the people, by his election as a member to 
Congress, to which he was re-elected for six consecutive 
terms. The retired statesman was not long permitted to 
hide himself in the obscurity of his quiet village home. His 
worth in public life was too vividly realized by the people of 
his native State, to give him that respite from its obligations 
for which he really longed, when he turned his back upon 
Washington at the close of the twenty-seventh Congress, 
Soon, after the year 1844 was nshered in, George IN, Briggs 
went to Boston to assume the functions with which the State 
of Massachusetts had invested him as Governor, which posi- 
tion he held for seven years. 

In August 18.53 he was appointed, by Gov, Clifford, Judge 
of the Court of Common Pleas, an honor which gratified both 
its recipient and the public, and this office he held for tive 
years. The end of his judicial service was the end, also, of 
his public life, except in those aspects of it which were purely 
philanthropic. At the mature age of sixty-four, and while 
his natural strength was not abated, and the force of his 
strong mind not impaired, he finished his work for the 
Commonwealth which had honored him for a quarter of a 
centurv, and wdiich he had, for all that period, honored in 
return by unsullied patriotism, by unswerving fealty to her 
interests, and by ungrudging toils for her advantage. 

Gov, Briggs died Sept,"l2,"l861, from the effects of a gun- 
shot which he had received by accident a few days before. 



FAMILY JiECOUDS. 219 

2!) ERASTUS, in. 4 -July 1825, at Bolton, Vt., Sally Hunt, b. 1 Feb. 
18()(), and had, 

44 George R. b. IG Jan. 1827, Richmond, Vt. 

45 Harriet J. 19 Aug. 1828, Deerfield, N. Y. 

4( J Charles 0. 23 July 18^31, Mentor, O. [tenden. 

47 Maria L. 17 Nov. 1833, Willoughby, O., m. O, P. Crit- 

48 RoDERic D. 27 Oct. 1835, Willoughl/v, O. 
41) Addeliza, 17 May 183s, Willoughby. O. 

50 Erastus, 3 Jan. 1841, Brooklyn, O. 

51 WiLLiA3[ M. 25 Nov. 1847, Mentor, O., d. young. 

36 JAMES ALFRED, m. 27 Dec. 1842, at Pittsburgh, Pa., Marga- 

retta Baden, dau. ol' Geo. A. Bayard. She was' born April 
2, 1821, in Elizabethtown, Allegheny Co., Pa., and d. April 
14, 184.5, at Pittsburgh, Pa. He m. 2d, June 18, 1851, at 
Jonesville, Mich., Mrs. Catherine (Van Vechten,) Casey, 
dau. of John Van Vechten. Child, 

52 James Alfred, b. Feb. 9, 18.54, d. Oct. 20, 1855. 

37 JOSEPH WILLIAM, b. 5 Jul. 1813, in Clermont, N.Y., d. 23 Feb. 

1872, m. 12 Oct. 1836, at Chester, Geauga Co., Ohio, 
Harmonv, dau. ol" Ashbel and Nancv (Wright) Gilmore, 
b. 13 Mar. 1818, in Chester, Ohio. 

Joseph William Briggs, having been left an orphan at 
an early age, was brought up in the family of his uncle. 
Gov. Geo. N. Briggs, of Mass. He was by trade a 
harness-maker, but having, in its infancy, become an 
enthusiastic advocate ot the Free Delivery Letter System 
he received, unsolicited, in 1864, from Postmaster 
General Blair, the appointment of Superintendent of the 
Free Delivery System throughout the country. He 
entered upon his duties with the determination to make 
the sj^stem a success, and literally wore his life out in 
its service, dying, 23 Feb. 1872. He was a man of more 
than ordinary mechanical genius, and few were better 
A^ersed in patent matters ; In 1838, he patented a stitch- 
ing machine, and claimed that he was the first to use 
a grooved eye-pointed needle, that made a lock-stitch. 
Children, 

53 Mary Harmony, b. 29 Oct. 1837. 

54 Nancy Jennette, 3 Dec. 1840. d. 28 Oct. 1876. 

55 RuFus William, 11 Oct. 1843, 15 Aug. 1850. 

56 Laura Margaretta, 31 Dec. 1845, m. 2 Sep. 1869, Isaac Davis, 

b. 16 Sep. 1840, in Ridgeville, Lorain Co., O., son of John 
Hall and Esther (Terrell) Faxon. 

57 Alfred Allen, 19 Apl. 1848, 

58 Isabella Haye, 29 Jun. 1851. 

59 Emma Maria, 22 Jun. 1853. 

60 Leonard Kirk, 22 Jun. 1855. 

61 Kate, 26 Jun. 1860. 

40 HARRIET CELESTIA, m. 25 Sep. 1845, at Pittsfield, Ms., 
Charles Henry, son of Tyler and Clarissa Bigelow. Cha's 
d. N. Bedford, Ms. 15 Apl. 1862, no issue. 



220 FAMILY RECORDS. 

41 GEORGE PxVTRICK, m. 1. at Cleveland, O., 4 Aug. 1.S5H, 

Cornelia, (b. Lanesboro, Ms., 10 May 1835.) dau. Dr. 
Erastus and Mary Cashing, 2. at Cambridge, Ms., (5 Oct. 
1875, Sarah Elizabeth Leland, (widow) 1). at Cambridge, 
31 Oct. 1827, dau. of Isaac and Eunice Livermore, no 
issue. 

42 HENRY SHAW, m. at New Lebanon, N.Y., 6 Aug. 1849, Mary 

Elizabeth, (b. Lanesboro, Mass., 22 Aug. 1827.) dau. 

Nehemiah, and Judith Talcott. Thev had, 
62 George Nixon, b. Pittsfield, 27 Apl. 1850. 
<)3 Maky Talcott, Pittsfield, 4 Jul. 18.53. 

64 Harry Allen, Pittsfield, 30 May 18.56. 

65 Cornelia Cushing, Pittsfield, 12 Jun. 1858. 

es Charles Bigelow, Pittsfield, 3 Jan. 1865. d. 30 Aug. 1S65. 

44 GEORGE R. m. , Charlotte Berry, and had, 

67 Edward, b. — — , Cleveland, O. 

iy'S Lucy, b. , Cleveland, O. 

45 HARRIET J. m. , Smith Abbott, and had, 

Howard B. b. , Painesville, O. 

Alta, b. , Painesville, O. 

46 CHARLES C. m. , Minerva Hinckley, and had, 

69 Lewis S. b. 27 Aug. 1857. 

70 Charles xV. 16 Sep. 1859. 

71 DwiGHT Palmer, 9 Jun. 1861. 

72 Grace Ellen, 19 Oct. 1871. 

48 RODERICK D. m. , M. E. Kaighan, and had, 

73 Frederick R. b. . Pittsburgh, Pa. 

74 KiTTiE E. b. , Pittsburgh, Pa. 

50 ERASTUS, m. , E. M. Kaighan, and had, 

75 Josephine A. b. , Cleveland, O. 

76 KiTTiE M. b. , Cleveland, O. 

53 MARY HARMONY, b. 29 Oct. 1837, in Painesville, O., ra. 12 
Nov. 1873, Edwin Asahel,(b. 27 Jun. 1S43, in Rockport. O. ) 
son of Asahel and Caroline (Andrews) ^lastick. Children 
b. in Rockport, O. 

Emma Kate, b. 7 Sep. 1874. 

Edwin Asahel, b. 14 Jul. 1876. 

59 EMMA MARIA, b. at Cleveland, O., 22 Jun. 1853, m. 18 Nov. 
1S75, William Hopkins Hulet Coles, b. 15 Jun. 1849, at 
Glen Cove, L. I., N.Y., son of Thomas and Anna Adelia 
(Hopkins) Coles. They have, 
Howard Briggs, b. at Brooklyn, N.Y.. 11 Apl. 1S77. 

62 GEORGE NIXON, m. at Brooklyn, N.Y., 15 Apl. 1874, Martha 
Isabella, (b- WilliamstowMi, Ms., 28 Feb. 1847) dau. James 
]M. and Martha A. Burt, and has, 

77 Belle Burt, b. Newton, Ms., 23 Jan. 1875. 



68 LUCY, m. 



O., and has, 
George, b. , Willouiihby, O. 



FAMILY BECORDS. 221 

Cutler Angier, M. D., now living at Cleveland, 



Record of WILLIAM BRIGGS, Lisbon, 



St. Lawrence Co. 



.Y. Y. 



1 OLIVER, b. ii/R/L (?) 27 Oct. 1716, and his wife Catherine 



b 25 Apl. 1717, had issue, 



Job, 

Wesson, 
David, 
William, 

6 Jethro, 

7 ROBEf^S,) 

8 Oliver, 



b. 22 June 1737. 
29 Mar. 1739. 
22 Apl, 
18 Mar 

5 Mar 
24 Dec 

8 Feb 



1741. 

1743. 

1745. 

1749, (?1747.) 

1750- 



2 JOB, m. 

9 William, 

10 Oliver, 

11 Catharine, 

12 Mary, 

13 Joseph, 

14 Wesson, 

15 Job, 

1(> Robert, 
17 Robe, 
IS Jeremiah, 

19 Richard, 

20 Mercy, 

14 WESSON, m. 



Mercv Estens, b. 20 June 1738, and had, 
b. 29 Julv 1765. 
llMav 1770. 
21 Oct. 1768. 
23 June 1772. 
26 Apl. 1774. 
18 Sept. 1775, d. 20 Feli. 1831. 

14 Apl. 1777. 
13 Nov. 1778. 
26 Mar. 1781. 
25 Feb. 1783. 
30 June 1785. 

15 Apl. 1788. 



Marv Tibbits, b. 23 Apl. 1768, d. 20 Mar. 

1810,' and had, 
21 Walter, b. 6 June 1801, 



22 Benjamin, 

23 Charles, 

24 Wesson, 

25 William, 



14 Sept- 1802, 
25 Mav 1805, 
27 Oct. 



9 Aug. 1809. 



2 Apl. 
22 Jan. 
30 Oct. 
10 Sept. 



3ch. 



1863, 
1867, 6 ch. 
1867, S.J)' 

s. I). 



ClXM 



XoTE. — JOB (2) is supposed to have era. from Xine Partners, Westchester Co., 
N. Y., to Duanesburgh, Schenectady Co., X. Y., where he purchased a large 
tract of hxnd. His .son, AVessox, moved from thence to St. Lawrence Co. ' 
1800. William (9) was the " first white child " born in the comity. 

30 



in Mav 



222 FAMlLr RECORDS. 



FvoniLYMAM W. BRIGGS, 187 Broadway, JV. Y. 

1 THOMAS (supposed to have been the son of a sea captain wlio 

em. from England,) b. in New England prior to 1770, m. 
, em. to Greene Co., N. Y., and had, 

2 Thomas. 

3 William, b. 1778, d. 24 Oct. 1829. 

4 Richard. 

5 Charlotte, m. Peter Burhanse. 

6 Amy, m. Sheldon. 

2 WILLIAM, m. Hannah Schofield, b. 1774, d. 17 Jan. 

1836. They res. in Greene Co., N. Y. and had issue, 

7 Eliza, m. K Wilson and has dau. Charlotte. 

8 Charlotte, b. 23 Aug. 1811, m. Philemon Sackett, no issue. 

9 William, 10 Apl. 1806, d. 2!) Auii'. 1870, nt Fairport, X. Y. 

10 Ira, 5 Oct. 1811. 

9 WILLIAM, m. 12 July 1829, Althea Hughes, ]>. IS Jan. 1800, d. 13 
Mar. 1877. They had issue, 

11 Clarence H. b. 15 Aug. 1830. 

12 Mary E. 2 Aug. 1833. 

13 Arthur H. 22 Dec. 1835, m. 9 Nov. 187(5, Alice Hall, lives 

at Fairport N. Y. No issue. 

14 Hok.ten.se, H. b. 26 Feb. 1838, d. Fairport, N. Y., unmarried, 25 

Feb. 1871. 

15 Lyman W. b. 9 Julv 1S40, m. 30 June 1874 Emilia E., dau. 

John Bishop, M. D., of New York. 

16 Ira J. b. 1 Mar. 1844, m. Oct. 1878 Rosa Storrs, and 

lives at Tehama, Cal. 



11 CLARENCE H. m. • Pauline , in Walworth Co., Wis. 

She d. Apl. 1876, leaving issue, 

17 Celia, 1). Jan. 185S,"d. Apl. 1829. 

18 William \i. Mav 1864. 

19 Myrtle, Feb. 1872. 

12 MARY E., m. 18 Sept. 1851, Henry C. Utter. He d. 8 Feb. iSfil), 

at Friendship, N. Y. They had issue, 
AVilliam H. b. Cuba, N. Y.', 30 Nov. 1853. 

Maggie H. Friendship, N. Y., 20 June 18(57. 

10 IRA, m. 26 Dec. 1848, Philena Jarvis of Monroe Co., N. Y. She 
b. 8 Aug. 1820. Thev live at Lockport, N. Y., and have, 

20 Wesley C.^ b. 30 Aug. 1841, Orleans Co., N. Y. 

21 Warren AV. - 5 xVug. 1846, Orleans Co., N. Y.,d.4Sep.l866. 

20 WESLEY C. m. 21 Mar. 1868, Esther Cornell. They live in 
Niauara Co., N. Y., and have son, 

22 Warren C. b. 20 Auii. 1873. 



FAMILY RECORDS. 22S 

From SUSIE A. SMITH, jXorth Fenihvokc, Mass. 

FIRST GENERATION. 
WALTER, (See Scit. Records 1, p. 58.) 



SECOND GENERATION. 
(H)RXELIUS, (See Scit. Records 4, pp. .58-59.) 



THIRD GENERATION 
JAMES, (See Scit. Records 1.5, pp. 59-60.) 



FOURTH GENERATION. 

SETH, (See Scit. Records 37, pp. 60-61.) 
Elisha 39, p. 60, d. at sea, s. p. 

Hannah 40, p. 60, m. Holmes. 

Rachel 41, p. 60, m. Curtis. 



FIFTH GENERATION. 

1 C.^TH, above, had issue, 

2 Ends, b. 29 July 1746. (See 84, p. 61.) 

3 Seth, 8 Nov. 1748. 

4 Elisha, 21 Dec. 1750, d. 10 Sept. 1836. (See 81, p. 61.) 

5 Daniel, 14 Apl. 1754. 

6 Nabby, 1 July 1756, m. Sprout. 

7 Thomas, 22 Aug. 1758, m. Sukey Blake. (83, p. 61.) 

8 :\Iary, 25 May 1760. 

9 Alden, 17 Mar. 1763, m. Mercy Hate) i. (82, p. 61.) 

10 Judith, 7 May 1765, ni. Wm. Yose.. 

11 Rhoda, bapt. Feb. 1772. 



SIXTH GENERATION. 

4 ELISHA, m. 20 Nov. 1777, Laurentia Hall, b. 15 .Mav 1755, d. June 
1837. They had issue, 

12 Rhoda, b. 4 June 1779, m. Calvin Turner, , ^ \ h. 

13 Elisha, 1781. x^, /s> S^rU. vUM^ - ^-^ ^^-^^^ 

14 Luther, 20 Oct. 1783 at Pembroke, Ms., d. 2 Apl. 1864. 

15 LucixDA, 15 Dec. 1789, m. Alden Loring. 

16 Laurentia, 20 Sept. 1792, m. Horace (\dlaniore. 

17 Robert, 30 July 1795, m. Caroline Norton, and is fatlier 

of Dr. Charles E. Briggs, of St. Louis. ' 

18 Lucretia, b. 13 Dec. 1798, m. Dion Bryant. 



22A I ' FAMILY RECORDS. 



SEVENTH CJENERATION. 

14 LUTHER, m. 27 Mar. 1812 Susan Stetson, b. 29 Nov. 1784. d. 19 
Oct. 1S32 at Pembroke, Mass. They had children, 

19 Susan Stetson, b. 2(> July 1813, m. Nathaniel Smith. Lives at 

N. Pemlu-oke, Mass. 

20 SiLViNA Parris, b. 6 Jan. 1816, m. B. F. Chandler, U. S. N. 

Lives at Waverlv, Mass. 

21 Luther, b. 27 Mar. 1814, d. 15 Nov. 1819. 

22 Luther, 24 July 1822, m. Adeline Collamore. Is an 

architect at Boston, Mass. No issue. 

23 Alexander Parris, b. 13 July 1825, d. 27 Jan. 1826. 

24 Augusta, 1). 7 Aug. 1827, m. Royal Cheney. Lives at 

Worcester, Mass. No issue. 



From Dr. DAjYIEL H. BBIGGS, 45 JS Ruhiami St., 

PhiJ((delplua, Pa. 

1 GEORGE, of" Norton, m. Molly Keith, and among other issue, 

had son, 

2 DANIEL, b. 15 Aug. 1768, m. 1 Feb. 1791, Esther Smith, both of 

Norton, having among other children, son, 

3 DANIEL, b. 6 Mar. 1796, who m. , Calista Makepeace, and 

had onJij son, 

4 DANIEL HODGES, b. 29 May 1822, who m. Caroline E. Shaw, 

and had six daughters, and son, 

5 CASPAR WARREN, b. 10 Mar, 1847, who m. Anna C. Phinney, 

and who res. in Philadelphia. 



From IfAFFISOJVB. BFiIGGo, of Seymour, Iowa. 



1 HENRY, of West Constable, 
Franklin Co., N.Y.,b. 1736, 
d. 1818, had issue, 

2 Ira, b. 1781. 

3 Winchester. 

4 Sylvester. 



5 Matthew, 1790. 

6 Joseph, 1795, 

7 Henry, d. s. p. 

8 Israel, issue unknown. 

9 Warren. 



XoTE. — Damki,, (."5) above is identical with li:i, p. (Ji). Daxiel, (2) above is 
itleiitieal with 110, p. (5!), and 4!) p. OS. GKOK(iii, (1) above is identieal with 48, p. 
(iS and 41, p, (37. Tlie father of (1eo«ge, (1) is jxTliaps George, 38 and 40, p. G7, 
was Geokce, i», p. (J7, wliose fatlier was Kichahd, 7, p. 07. 



FJ M TL Y liECO R DS: 



226 



2 IRA, had issue, 
10 Ira. 

11 DlADAMA. 
J 2 LAlfRA. 

13 James. 

14 Sa^faxtha. 

15 Harrison B. 

16 Henry D. 

17 Lavina. 
IS Ai.ziXA. 



WINCHESTER, had issue, 

19 Winchester. 

20 Joseph. 

21 Mandana. 

22 The;resa. 

23 :\Iary E. 

24 Harriet. 

25 Anna E. 



4 SYLVESTER, had issue, 

26 Nelson. 

27 Harrison. 

28 Sophia. 

29 Sarah. 



MATTHEW, had issue. 

30 Henry, b. — 

31 dominick, 

32 Warren. 

33 Matthew. 

34 :\rARY. 



1815. 
1817. 



JOSEPH, had issue, 

35 Harriet. 

36 Ellen. 

37 Albert. 

38 Della. 

39 Emily. 



9 WARREN, had issue, 

40 Melissa. 

41 Leafy. 



10 IRA, had issue, 
42 Albert M. 
Julia. 
James J. 
Marrella. 
Winifred M. 
Etta M. 
Mary J. 
Eva E. 



43 

44 
45 
46 
47 

48 
49 



1843. 



15 HARRISON B., had issue, 



50 
51 
52 
53 
54 



Warren. 
Oliver F. 
Mary E. 
Mary E. 
Harrison B. 



had issue, 



16 HENRY D. 

55 Rhoda J. 

56 Henry D. 

57 William. 

58 Cora. 

59 Ella M. 

60 :Maud. 

All this family 1-60, were 
West Constable, N.Y. 



of 



Frovi CHA'SE. BRIGGS, M. D., St. Louis, Mo. 

1 SAMUEL, (prob. 7, p. 76, New Shoreham Records) d. 1818, m. 

Amy Mumford, of Mumford's Mills, R. I., and had son, 

2 NATHANIEL, b. 1803, at Block I., m. 1826, Elizabeth Bower, of 

Philadelphia. Both living (1879) at Brooklyn, N.Y. They 
had sons, 

3 SAMUEL F. b. 1836, d. 1S77. 



226 FA3IILY EEC EDS. 

4 NATHANIEL L. 1S40, ra.has issue, and is Episcopal clergyman 
at Philadelphia. 

Daughters were also b. to Nathaniel, (2) one of whom m. and 
lives in St. Louis. 



From, JAMES G. BBIGGS, Chicago, III 

1 JOB, of Nelson, Madison Co., N.Y., had issue, 

2 Samuel, em. to Ohio. 

3 David, em. to Allegheny Co., ^.Y. 

4 Benjamin, d. Nelson, N.Y. 

5 Job, b. 1796, at Nelson, N.Y., d. 5 May 1831. 

6 Preston, em. to Allegheny Co., N.Y. 

8 Uriah ^"[ ^^"- ^° ^'^^ Centerville, St. Croix Co., Wis. 

9 Rachel, m. Stephen Eaton. 

10 Betsey. 

11 Sally, m. Stephen Howe, em. to Lidiana. 

5 JOB, m. Susan Williams, em. to Clay, Onondaga Co.. and had 
issue, 

12 Jane, b. Nelson, N.Y., m. Peter Stolp, res. Mt. Sterling, 

Wisconsin. 

13 Wells, b. 30 Aug, 1827, Smithfield, Oneida Co.. N. Y., 

res. Seneca, Crawford Co., Wis. 

14 Theodore, b. 8Jun. 1830, Henderson, Jefferson Co., N.Y. 

13 WELLS, had issue, 

15 Sarah, d. 1872, at Seneca, Wis. 

16 Albert, res. Lynxville, Wis. 

17 Emma, res. Mt. Sterling, Wis. 

18 Frederick. res. Seneca, Wis. 

19 Luna, res. Seneca, Wis. 

14 THEODORE, m. 31 Mar. 1849, Helen Myers, and lives at 

Chicago. Their issue, 

20 Frank J. b. 30 Oct. 1850, res. Mt. Sterling. Wis., and has 

ch. Robert and Frank. 

21 James G. b. 18 Apl. 1853, res. Chicago, and has children, 

William and Laura. 

22 Myron A. b. 28 Oct. 1861, unm. 

14 THEODORE, m. second wife Libbie Kingan, 4 Jul. 1871, and 
had issue, 

23 Luella, b. 15 Jul. 1872. 

24 Gertrude, 10 Mar. 1874. 



FA JffL y RECORDS. 



121 



From, J. a BEIGGS, St. Joseph, Mo. 



1 BENJAMIN, with seven sons came from England 

Pen II, tlie founder of Pennsylvania, 27 Oct. 

family, two sons were named respectively, 
2 Benja^iin. 
8 Joseph. 

2 BENJAMIN, had sons, 

4 Benjamin. 

5 Samuel. 

4 BENJAMIN, had son. 



with 



^^1. 



William 
Of this 



BENJAMIN, who m. 
7 ^Margaret, 
S John, 
\) Rebecca, 

10 Eleanor, 

11 Benjamin, 

12 Molly, 

13 Jane, 



Welsh, and had issue, 
b. 17 Nov. 1777, d. unm. 

18 Oct. 1779, m. Margaret (indistinct). 
5 Jul. 1781, m. James (indistinct). 



8 Apl. 1783, m, James Thompson. 

1 ^lar. 1785, m. Sarah Gilford. 
23 Mar. 1787, m. John Moore. -- 
28 Apl. 1789, m. John McClain. 



The second wife of Benjamin (6) was Mary Davis, by whom he had, 



1-1 Samuel, 
15 Sarah, 
IB Fanny, 

17 Abner, 

18 Jonathan, 

14 SAMUEL, m. 

19 Mary, 

20 J C. 

21 Fanny, 

22 Abner, 

23 Martha D. 

24 James, 

25 Hannah, 

26 Samuel, 



b. 25 Dec. 1793. 

1795, ni. J. G. Morrison. 
1797, m, Joshua Van Horn. 
1800, m. wid. Ann Jones. 
1802, m. Margaret Gillillan. 

22 Apl. 1821, Jennie (?) Craw, and had, 
b. 16 Mar. 1824, d. Jun. 1850. 
28 Oct. 1826. 
9 Apl. 1830, m. Wm. A. Work. 
19 Feb. 1832, m, Sarah Work. 
4 Mar. 1835, unmarried. 
4 Feb, 1836, m. Amanda Boyle. 
15 Nov. 1838, m. ^N . H. Harrison. 
25 Jan. 1840, m. Jennie McMichael. 



20 J- 



0. 



ra. 31 



27 Lottie M. 

28 :Mary, 

29 Jennie, 

30 Benjamin, 

31 John. 



Aug. 1848, Lizzie Martin, and has living children, 

b. 6 Dec. 1853. 

3 May 1855. 

17 Oct. 1864. 

27 Oct. 1868. 

7 Jan. 187L 



228 FAMILY EECOEDS. 



Froiri JOHM I. BUIGGS, Santiago, Chile. 

(Crest. — Oa Stump of tree, a pelican vuluing- ppr. Motto. — Virtus est Dei.) 

1 BENJAMIN, of CO. Cumberland, (?) England, m, Janetta I'anson . 
ot Yorkshire, and em. to America. He d. in N. Y. kState, 
and his widow again married. He left issue, 

2 Alice M, m. 11 Aug. 1839, Reuben Perry, at Hudson 

City, N. J. 

3 John I. ra. 5 Mar. 1868, Bessie M. Miller, at Newark, 

N. J., and had issue, 

1 Morton K. b. 18 Mar. 1869. 

2 Wallace W. 6 Jul. 1870. 

3 Bessie, 28 Jun. 1872. 

4 Robert M. shot in U. S. service, near JMemphis, Tenn., 

and d. 1865, in hospital at that city. 

5 Samuel D. d. 1867, from eifects of wound in the head, 

received during the war. 

6 Sarah Jane, m. David Evans, Newark, N. J,, and has 4 ch. 

John 1. (3) above, served during the rebellion, and was promoted 
from the ranks successively to rank of Lieut. Col., having 
been wounded three times. 



From EPHRAIM D. BRIGGS, Cl(welaiid, Ohio. 

FIRST GENERATION. 

1 SAMUEL, the traditional ancestor of this branch of the numer 
ous Briggs family, is supposed to have emigrated to 
America, from the north of England, (the family having 
came into England from Wales) and settled at Rochester, 
Mass., he, having been one of the original proprietors of 
the townships of Rochester and Wareham. (See ''Notes 
from Oration." p. 122.) 
He is said to have m. Arnold, and had sons, 



SECOND GENERATION. 



2 John, ? 34 p. 52. 

3 Samuel, ? 42 p. 52. 



FAMILY RECORDS. 



229 



2 JOHN, m. 

4 oorxelius, 

5 Silas, 

6 John, 



THIRD GENERATION. 

Barr, and left sons, 
? 37 and 50, p. 5-2. 
? 38 and fi3, pp. .52-.53. 
? 39 and 73, pp. 52-53, settled at Wareham. 



5 SILAS, m. — 

7 Samuel, 

8 Benjamin, 

9 Silas, 



FOURTH GENERATION. 

Dexter, and left sons, 
? 64 and 103, p. 53. , 

? m p. .53. 
? 68 p. 53. 




FIFTH GENERATION. 

SAMUEL, b. 22 Feb. 1732, m. Susannah, sister of Captain 
Jonathan Nye, of Rochester, and had issue as below. He, 
(Samuel) was a sea-faring man, and was familiarly known 
as "Captain Briggs." He was out in the Revolution, and 
was Captain of a company of "minute men" to guard the 
coast from the incursions of the British at the time of the 
"Lexington affair." On this occasion, while the company 
was arming at his house, his son, Ichabod, then a little boy 
ran in the house and told his mother that, "father is going 
to shoot some Regulars^'''' and asked, '"'"wonH you cook some 
for dinner? " 

Samuel served also in the campaign at Fort Edward 
during the war. His estate was much diminished through 
his liberal contributions, to the support of the women and 
children who were left dependent by those who had gone 
forth to fight for their country's freedom. 

He emigrated from (New) Bedford, Mass., where he 
resided until 1801, to rrovidence, Saratoga Co., N. Y., 
taking with him his sons, Ichabod and Nathaniel. He d. 
at the latter place in 1821, aet. 85, his wife having dec'd in 
1816, aet 77. Children, 

10 Lydia, see "Sixth Generation." 

11 Sarah, d. Orleans Co., N.Y., 1823, unmarried. 

12 Ezra, d. N. Bedford, Mass., unmarried. 

13 Ephraim, supposed murdered at some Spanish port. 

14 Ichabod, see "Sixth Generation," d. Strongsville, O., 17 Mar. 

15 Stephen, d. N. Bedford, Mass., unmarried. [1846. 

16 Nathaniel, see "Sixth Generation." 



17 Susanna, d. Orleans Co., N.Y. 



1833. 



unmarried. 



All of whom were b. at (New) Bedford, Mass. 



31 



230 FAMILY RECORDS. 

8 BENJAMIN, m. , and had son, 

18 Benjamin, em. to Kentucky, circa. 1800, and was a member of 
Congress from that state. 

9 SILAS, m. , and had son, 

. 19 Silas. 



SIXTH GENERATION. 

10 LYDIA, ?18 p. 52, m. at (New) Bedford, Mass., Jonathan 
Delano. He*d. at Providence, Saratoga Co., N. Y., act. 68, 
and she also d. there aet. 97. They had issue, 

Louisa, b. N. Bedford, Mass., (m. "ll Aug. 1799, Thomas 

Hammond.) d. 8 Oct. 1857. 

Jonathan, N. Bedford, Mass., (m. 2 Mar. 1805, Phebe Hart.) 

d. 15 Apl. 1843. 

Lydia, N. Bedford, Mass., (m. 13 Oct. 1805, Ichabod 

Hart.) now (1876) living. 

Samuel, N. Bedford, Mass., (m. 20 Aug. 1809, Polly Shaw.) 

d. 2 Sep. 1857. 

Durfey, N. Bedford, Mass., (m. 3 Feb. 1818, Ruth Stark- 
weather.) d. 1866. 

Stephen B. N. Bedford, Mass., (m. 1819, Lydia Smith.) d. 

20 May 1827. 

Ezra B. N. Bedford, Mass., (m. 23 Mar. 1819, Nancy 

Manchester.) d. 21 Jun. 1868. 

Mary, Providence, N.Y., (m. 14 Feb. 1822, Jarvis M. 

Skinner.) both (1876) living. 

Ephraim B. Providence, N.Y., (m. 1825, Louisa Edmonds.) 

d. 1871. 

George, Providence, N.Y., (m. , Matilda Burden.) now 

(1876) living. 

14 ICHABOD, m. 1798 or 1799, Lucyntha Norton, of Newbern, 
N. C, who d. Strongsville, O., 23 Apl. 1848. He emigrated 
first, with his father to Providence, N. Y., thence to 
Orleans Co., N. Y., and finally settled at Strongsville, O. 
His issue b. at Providence, N.Y., were, 

20 Norton, b. 12 Jun. 1802.) 

21 Samuel, 23 Dec. 1804.^ see "Seventh Generation.'' 

22 Ezra, 1808.) 

16 Nx\THANIEL, m. his cousin Keziah Bbiggs, of Wareham, Mass., 
and the following of his issue lived to manhood, 

23 Louisa. 

24 John. 

25 Stephen, lives at Eagle Harbor, Mich., unmarried. 

26 Sally. 



FAMILY RECORDS. 231 



SEVENTH GENERATION. 

20 NORTON, m. 1.30 Aug. 1828, at Providence, N, Y., Hannah, 

dau. ofOapt. Stephen Earl, 2. 27 Nov. 1831, Belinda, dau. 
of Isaac Cobb. Norton em. to Barre, Orleans Co., N.Y., 
t.hence to Strongsville, O., and now resides at Wayland, 
Mich. His issue by his first wife was, 

27 Ephraim D. b. Barre, N.Y., 22 Aug. 1824, res. Cleveland, O. 

28 Robert E. Barre, N.Y., 13 May 1826, res. Wayland, Mich. 

29 Hannah N. Barre, N.Y., 23 May 1830, d. 22 Jun. 1830. 
Bv second wife he had, 

30 Mary Lovina, Barre, N.Y., 22 Nov. 1832. 

31 Henry R. Strongville, O., 13 May 1839. 

32 William Watson, b. Strongsville, O., 28 Jan. 1841, 

21 SAMUEL, d. about 1871, at Ashland, O., leaving a son, now 

(1876) living at Ashland, O. 

33 Edward. 

22 EZRA, d. about 1854, at Strongsville, O., leaving sons, 
35 WiLLi^AM N 1 ^^^ Everett, Mich., and have issue. 



EIGHTH GENERATION. 

27 EPHRAIM D. of Cleveland, O., has four daughters. 

28 ROBERT E. of Wayland, Mich., has one daughter. 

31 HENRY R. m. 1859, Anna Hoyt, em, to Wayland, Mich., where 

he d. Sep. 1860, leaving dau., 

36 Mary. 

32 WILLIAM W. m. Sarah Jane Abbott, res. at Wayland, Mich., 

and has issue, 

37 MOLLIE. 

38 Jennie. 



Appendix. 



Communicated by Hon. SAMUEL STER^f'E, 

JVewport, JR. I. 

The Probate and Land Records of Newport, R. I., were taken by 
the British durini;; the Revolution, and were snnk in one of their ships 
at Hell Gate, East River, near New York, and when recovered about 
one year afterwards by the town, were in very bad order. 

The city, a few years since, (1877,) had copied a portion which was 
legible in part only. In this copy the following item is found : 

Joseph Briggs and Mary — both of Newport were m. 1767 by 

Gardiner Thurston, pastor of a Baptist church at Newport. 

In Probate Records of Newport is found will of Jethro Briggs, 
dated 16 Feb. 1810, proved 5 Apr. 1824. Heirs mentioned, Mary, his 
wife, William his son, and daughter Catherine, wife of William 
Bailey. Son and son-in-law executors. 

The following also are mentioned in said Probate Records, subse- 
quent to the will above : Joseph, Mary, Catharine, Thankful, Wil- 
liam and Deborah. 

On Land Evidence Records, (1780-1808,) as r/rantors are found the 
names of Nathaniel, P^zra, Joseph, William, Jethro and A^ios. As 
grantees., Willard and Nathaniel. 



Persons of the JVame BRIGGS, living at the places 
named in Rhode Island, March 1876. 

AUenton, Peleg. 

Anthony, Eliza. 

Bristol, Dr. Lemuel W.; Sarah P.; William. 

Burrillville, Harriet E., widow of James, for. of South Dart- 
mouth, Ms. 

Carolina Mills, William G. 

Crompton, Bowen. 

Central Falls, Erastus B.; William E. 



APPENDIX. 



233 



Coventry Center, 
Cranston, 
Diamond Hill, 
Davisville, 
Greene, 

Fiskeville, 
Hope Valley, 
Hope, 
Asliawav, 
Hopkinton, 
Jamestown, 
Lime Rock, 
Little Compton, 

Lonsdale, 

Mapleville, 

Narragansett, 

JNatick, 

Nooseneck Hill, 

Narragansett Pier, 

Nayatt Point, 

Newport, 

Coventry, 

Manton, 

North Scituate, 

Oaklawn, 

Pawtucket, 



Pawtuxet, 
Plienix, 



Pine Hill, 
Quidnick, 
Quononchontaug, 

Rocky Brook, 



Slocnmville, 

Summit, 

IJsqnepang, 

Wickford, 

Watchemoket, 

Woonsocket, 

Westerly, 

Wyoming, 

Washington, 



Arnold J.; Douglas : R. B. 



James E. 



Mrs. B. S. 

Alfred. 

Russell Bradford 

Nicholas. 

Giles A.; Olney ; 

Sanford. 
Joseph V. 
Thomas B 
Wanton. 

Asa S.; W. S.; A. B. 
Tho:mas B. 

LSAAC B. 

George W.; James; Arthur G. 

Thomas ; William H., son of Thomas ; Job, dec'd 

a few years ; Charles F.; Alfred. 
James ; George W. 
Mrs. John. 
Silas. 

James; Thomas; T, W. 
Richard. 
L. A.; J. Jr. 
Nathaniel P. 
Charles. 

Halsey J.; Oliver W. 
Richard; Allen. 
William H. 

Hattie, dau. of Reynolds. 
William E.; Charles A.; Chester C; David; 

D. W.; Frank S.; George H.; Frank J; 

Osmond H.; S. H.; T. G.; William L.; H. A, 



Jr.; James G.; William A. 
A. G., grandson of Nicholas. 



Stukely B, 



N. 



Stephen 
Manson 



C; Joseph 



M.; Beriah ; 



Father 



GlFFORD ; 

W. G.; Benjamin 

Charles. 
Albert. 
John; Henry. 
Bowen, and wife Mary, have 1 son, 4 dau. 

lives at Ashaway. 
Job, aet. 76, son of Sweet, who had 10 sons 2 dau.; 

Sweet, bro. of Job, has living sons ; Charles ; 

William ; Eben ; Jeremiah ; Daniel ; Sweet, 

has sons living; Silas; Sweet; William; Job; 

Benjamin. 
James R. 
Thomas B. 
Daniel L. 

James A.; David A., son of James A. 
Charles E.; Edwin A. 
Jeremiah; Nathaniel S.; William H. 
Isaac; David; O. M.; Charles A.; A. 
Allen. 
Joseph. 



B. 



23 Jf APPENDIX. 



The will of WALTER BUIGGS, of Scituate, Mass. 



From the Colonial Records of Plymouth Colony. 

In ye name of God, Amen, ye 16th day of January, in ye yeare 
of our Lord God, one thousand six hundred seventy six, I, Walter 
BRiGf4S, in ye jurisdiction of New Plymouth, in New England, in 
America, yeoman, being aged but of sound and perfect memory, 
(praise be giuen vnto God for ye same.) and caling unto remem- 
brance ye vncertaine estate of this transotorj^ life, that all flesh 
must yeild vnto death, when it shall please God to call, & being 
desirouse to settle things in order, do make, constitute, ordaine & 
declare this my last will or testament, in manner & form following, 
revokeing, & adnulling by these p'sents, all & every testament or 
testaments, will & wills, heretofore by me made & declared, either 
by word or writing, & this to be taken only for my last will & 
testament, & no other. And first and principally, I commend 
my soule vnto Almighty God my creator, assuredly beleiving I 
shall reseave full pardon & free remission of all my sins <k be 
saved by ye precious blood and meritts of my blessed Savior & 
Kedeemer, Christ Jesus, & my body to ye earth from whence it 
was taken, to be buried in such decent & christian manner as to 
my executor, hereafter named, shall be thought meet & con- 
venient. And as touching such worldly estate as ye Lord in 
mercy hath lent me, my will & meaning is, ye same shall be 
employed & bestowed as hereafter in this, my will is expressed, 

I giue & bequeath vnto my louing wife, Francis Briggs, six 
pound per annum during her life, to be paid by my executor, here- 
after named in corne or cattle, or any other pay, I giue and 
bequeath vnto ray said wife two cowes, and my will is that my 
executor keep them for her both in ye winter & summer without 
any trouble to her, I give and bequeath vnto my said wife, one 
of ye two beds we lay on & ye furniture belonging to it, to be 
at her dispose when she dye. I bequeath vnto my wife during 
her life, ye loer roomes of ye west end of my dwelling house, & 
libertie of a third part of ye sell ar & roome in ye chamber over 
ye sellar, to put any thinge as she may have occasion for, and 
liberty to make use of potts, kettles & other vessels commonly 
made use of in ye house, that she may use them as she hath 
ocasion, but not to dispose of them, and I will her lyberty of keep- 
ing two swine, & I will her lyberty to make use of ye two 
gardens, tfe she to have two thirds, & my executor to have 
one third of what she raiseth of them. I will that my executor 
allow my said wife a gentle horse or mare to ride to m6eting or 
any other occasion she may haue, & that Jemy ye negar, catch 
it "for her, also 1 will my said wife,' Mariah ye little neger girle to 



APPENDIX. 235 

be with her so long as my wife lives, p'videfl she continue at 
Conihassett. I giue & bequeath vnto ray son John Briggs, as or 
for a homestead, my dwelling house with all barnes, out-housing, 
yards & gardens belonging to it, with my orchard, barne, feild 
& ye field of ye northerly end of ye barne feild, & I'rom ye north- 
west corner of my son James Briggs, his field neare ye barrs at ye 
going out with a straight line towards ye soweth west to south 
west southerly to Mr. John Saffin's land; this I setled upon my son 
John Briggs, his heirs ct assigns forever, he and they allowing my 
wife to inioy that out of ye p'mises, which is before willed her 
during her life. I giue and bequeath vnto my son James Briggs, 
as or for a homestead ye house he dwells in, with ye whole feild 
within which his house stands, & from ye southwest corner of ye 
sheep pen, on a straight line towards the sowwest, to a maple tree 
by ye fence, vnto ye fence of ye barne field, & by ye fence round 
his barne, vntil it comes to ye barrs going into James, his field, 
near ye northwest corner of ye sheep pen, & in case this falls short 
in quantitie of that settled on my Sonne John, then my mind & 
will is that ye full quantitie of ye lands be made up of ye lands 
adjoining to ye ieild on ye easterly side of his field ye whole 
length of his field in equall breadth from end to end & this I 
settle upon my son James Briggs, his heires & assignes foreuer. 
And ni}^ mind & will is that during ye life of my wife that my son 
John Briggs take ye profitt & benefitt of two thirds of all ye rest of 
my land vndeuided & my son James Briggs one third of ye profitt 
therof, but after my wife's decease, my mind and will is tliat all my 
lands in Scituate not deuided as before shall be equally deuided 
betwixt my son John & my son James, allwayes being j)rouided & so 
it is to be vnderstood & no otherwise, in case my son Jaimes pay a 
legasie of forty pounds vnto his sister Hannah Winslow^ within one 
yeer after my wifes decease, which legasie of forty pounds I doe by 
these p'sents give & bequeath vnto my daug'ter Han'ah Winslow. 
But in case he shall refuse or neglect to pay ye same as aforsaid, then 
my Avill is that my son John Briggs pay ye said legasie of forty 
pounds vnto my daughter Han'ah WinsloAV & then my mind & will 
is, that my son Jc shall liaue two thirds of all ye lands undeuided 
as aforesaid vnto him ik his heires & assignes for euer ct my son James 
one third thereof to him, his heires & assignes for euer. 

I do giue and bequeath unto my son Cornelius Briggs one wdiole 
freeman's share of land that allready appertaines vnto a share or shall 
euer hereafter appertaine, in Swansey, & on ye easterly side of Tanton 
Riuer & on ye eastward of Chosino, or elsewhere, & this I bequeath 
to my son Cornelius his heires and assignes for euer. Also I give and 
bequeath vnto my son Cornelius thirty pounds to be paid him within 
one yeer after my decease by my executor named. 

All ye rest of my goods and chattells mouables ct immouables not 
mentioned or disposed of, I give to my eldest sonn John Briggs 
whome I make & appoint to be sole executor of this my last will & 
testament. 

In witness whereof I haue herevnto sett my hand & seale, ye day 
and yeer first aboue written. 



236 



APPENDIX. 



Memokandum — I giiie and bequeath to my execut'r ten pounds in 
mony, to defray my funeralle expences. This before sealing. 

WALTER BRIGGS. (seal) 

Signed, sealed & declared by Walter Briggs to be his last will & 
testament in ye p'sence of vs. 

WILLIAM HATCH. 
JAMES CUDWORTH. 

William Hatch testified vpon oath before ye Court, that he did see 
Walter Briggs signe, seale & declare this aboue written to ])e his 
last will & testament, don Before ye Court held att Plymouth this 
4th June 168-1:. 

NATHANIELL MORTON, 

Secretary. 




ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS. 



237 



S38 ADDITIONS AND C0RBECTI0N8. 



ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS. 239 



1 



2J.0 ADDITIONS AND COBRECTIONS. 



Index I. 



OF THE NAME OF BKIGGS. 



A page number preceded by a period thus : "236, indicates that the name appears more 
than once on that page. 



A 



B. 



A. G. 

Aaron, 

Abba, 

Abbv, 97 162 

Abel, 35 30 

Abi, 

Abial, -36 42 
99 104 131 

Abi ether, 

Abiezer, 

Abigail, 30 
•43 -44 -46 
56 61 63 
•46 47 48 
115 116 119 
175 179-192 

Abi.) ah, 

Abisha, 

Abishag, 

Abner, 42 45 
189 192 206 

Abraham, 20 
150 151 

Adam, 

Addeliza, 

Adelaide, 

Adeline, 

Adiro, 

Adoniram, 

Agnes, 5 15 

Alanson, 123 



•233 

233 

123 215 

202 

•187 192 193 207 

47 89 132 185 

•35 ^185 

46 -50 -51 -98 



84 
36 39 
47 48 
67 ^42 
•73 77 
140 •I 43 
199 203 



47 52 

■227 
40 42 



48 49 

•189 193 

•40 -42 

50 ^51 
•43 ^44 

82 113 
147 159 
206 211 

81 82 
90 

74 144 
112 ^117 

56 90 



43 

219 

95 181 

211 

70 

209 

19 25 81 156 

180-182 1.83 217 



Albert, 

168 169 

•225 226 
Alden, 
Alexander, 
Alfred, 74 

191 210 
Alice, 17 

•138 189 
Alida, 
Alindia, 
Alls, 
Allen, 
Alles, 
Almira, 
Almon, 
Almond, 
Almy, 37 
195 201 
Alonzo, 
Alpheus, 
Alvereta, 
Alvin, 
Alyirah, 
Alzina, 
Amanda, 
Amasa, 
Ambrose, 
Amelia, 
191 
Amity, 



103 146 
170 -186 
233 



80 -148 
217 219 

19 21 
204 210 



40 41 



75 79 



116 151 
39 164 

8 154 



156 164 167 

191 204 210 

61 216 223 

7 12 224 
156 185 181> 
•233 

•36 69 ^98 
213 228 

212 

44 98 

50 

216 217-233 

39 

190 

195 -196 

195 

141 144 184 

190 
146 
180 
72 164 168 
116 
225 

192 193 -207 
168 169 170 

212 
180 182 190 



41 43 



u^ 






INDEX. 






Amos, '36 


37 


42 


44 -46 48 


Bathsheba, 


39 41 


44 52 53 


55 67 


69 


•71 


72 79 103 


73 97 101 •lOS 143 150 153 


•106 163 


164 165 ^168 195 199 


Beatrice, 




20 


204 -206 


211 


232 




Belle, 




220 


Amy, 36 


47 


70 


71 79 148 


Bennett, 




49 54 204 


'179 195 196 222 




Benjamin, 


18 '22 


•36 48 53 


Andrew, 






32 80 


55 56 


•59 -60 


62 ^65 69 


Angelina, 






217 


•70 71 


•72 -80 


84 89 99 


Angenetta, 






46 


102 -105 


106 107 


108 110-113 


Ann, 17 


•19 


20 


21 22 26 


•119 -120 


122 123 


131 146 152 


31 -32 


34 


39 


40 -dl 95 


162 173 


178 179 


180 181 -182 


•119 -136 


137 


151 


165 166 177 


184 185 


•188 189 192 -199 201 


179 190 


200 


201 


214 


205 206 


216 -217 


221 226-227 


Anna, 23 


24 


32 


61 63 68 


228 229 


•230 -233 




69 -70 


72 


80 


94 95 96 


Berenice, 




53 


100 148 160 174 180 184 201 


Beriah, 




91 233 


204 215 


218 


225 




Bertha, 




186 212 


Anne, 15 


24 


25 


27 36 51 


Bethiah, 




51 


52 75 


76 144 155 170 205 


Bethuah, 




40 


Annie, 27 


103 148 178 182 188 


Betsey, 41 


47 ^49 


62 63 68 


196 213 








•74 75 


•79 80 


81 97-105 


Ansel, 






49 


110 115 121 ^142 


•148 164 169 


Anthony, 






•200 


179 ^185 193 195 


207 210 226 


Apollos, 






35 185 


Betty, 


•35 


60 65 •SI 


Arad, 






212 


Beuiah, 




200 


Archibald, 






137 138 204 


Billings, 




62 


Arnold, 52 


53 


•54 


74 80 184 


Boadicea, 




147 


•201 208 209 23;- 


> 


Bowen, 




197 232 233 


Arte m us, 






41 103 


Bradiord, 




205 210 


Arthur, 


101 


106 • 


138 157 166 


Brian, 




10 


186 -196 


222 


233 




Brian us, 




•6 7 


Artliza, 






194 200 


Bridget, 




20 


Asa, 39 


•49 


69 


82 90 187 


Burton, 




76 93 209 


•197 233 






C.A. 






Aubery, 






70 




215 


Audrey, 






•202 


Caleb, 42 


44 45 


51 53 -68 


Augusta, 






224 


•70 -71 


•72 •IW 


•120 150^163 


Augustus, 


•27 


30 


50 162 177 


•167 168 


169 178 179 •ISO 181 


•178 








•194 211 


215 




Augustine, 


3 


() 


•7 8 •ll 


Calvin, 


39 170 


•171 172 203 


-12 -13 


•24 






Caroline, 


75 102 


103 104 149 


Austin, 






216 217 


154 183 


188 195 


•204 205 


Ava, 






166 


Carrie, 




148 211 


Avarena, 






209 


Cary, 




71 


Avery, 






69 


Caspar, 




224 


Avis, 






43 189 


Cassius, 




166 


Azariah, 






119 


Cate, 




110 


B.a 








Catherine, 


19 21 


31 45 49 






233 


73 -79 


104 106 


153 155 180 


Barbara, 






9 23 


182 194 195 196 


204 212 221 


Barnabas 






57 -110 


•232 






Bartlett, 






60 


Cecelia, 




14 23 155 


Barshaba, 






55 67 115 


Celia, 




53 -155 222 



INDEX. 



2A3 



Cephas, 

Ceve, 

Charity, 

Charles,31 36 47 

62 64 65 69 

•82 89 91 101 

111 116 117 119 

152-157 160 161 

172 176 178 -ISO 

190 191 198 200 

206 210 -218 214 

■220 221 228 225 

Charlotte, 69 82 
208 -222 

Chester, 

Chloe, 

Christian, 

Christiana, 

Christopher, 18 19 

Church, 

Clara, 

Clarence, 

Clarinda, 

Clarissa, 53 102 
192 198 

Clement, •86 58 
•87 •88-107-lOs 
158 166 -167 -173 

Clifton, 

Collins, 

Comfort, 

Constance, 

Content, 

Cora, 

Cordelia, 

Cornelia, 

Cornelius, 29 30 

54 58 -59 60 

•66 -74 84 86 

107 108 111 115 

•144 223 229 -235 

Cory, 

Cusiiing, 

Cynthia, 43 

Cyrus, 41 47 54 



•41 42 



48 
119 
208 
•61 
81 
110 
148 
171 
183 
203 
219 



41 53 

48 -60 
77 -80 

103 106 

141 145 
•162 166 

181 182 
•201 202 
•216 217 
•238 

106 136 138 

233 

35 67 217 

32 

14 

71 78 138 

61 

101 196 

157 166 -222 

102 

170 171 -172 

•57 -85 86 
•111 112 113 



76 
36 



50 
'61 

87 
121 



♦J— 

•64- 

102 

129 



178 

93 

118 

135 

35 

225 

166 

220 

•53 

65 

105 

142 



72 

62 110 

44 196 -217 

75 144 148 



D 



233 

76 



. W. 

Dameras, 

Daniel, 16 '44 46 -47 48 49 

55 -56 67 68 -69 '70 -71 

•72 79 -84 87 96 ^98 99 



4(j 

•85 
110 
188 
217 



•49 56 186 



42 

58 

67 

77 97 

114 •115 

179 190 



•39 
53 

•m 



100-118 133 150 151 

181 184^197 198 201 

212 216 223^224 '233 
Darius, ^35 165 166 168 

191 
David,* 18 ^36 '43 45 
56 57 70 80 84 

•95 -96 105 107 108 

116 118 164 169 187 

•190 191 -202 ^205 209 

226 -233 
Dean, 
Debbv, 

Deborah, 36 
48 49 52 

•62 ^64 65 
73 74 75 

104-108 110 

•144-146 159 

232 
Delia, 

Deliverance, 
Delia, 
Dennis, 
Desiali, 
Desire, 
Dewev, 
Dewitt, 
Diana, 
Dida, 
Did am a, 
Dinah, 
Dolly, 
Dominick, 
Dorcas, 
Dorothv, 15 16 20 

138 
Douglas, 
Drusilla, 
Dwight, 



154^155 
202 ^211 

185 ^189 



E 



42 
3f) 40 42 
>4 72 



52 



arl, 
Eathon, 
Eben, 
Ebenezer, 
•49 51 

119 133 146 -151 155 

•190 ^197 
Edith, 

Edgar, 148 157 

Edmund, 4 6 10 22 

•132 -135 185-186 



43 
•59 

69 
100 
•141 
193 



55 

94 

111 

KS9 

221 

187 

66 

45 

61 

72 

101 

142 

207 



•191 192 

•51 71 

225 

152 

46 

210 

78 

205 

225 

208 
68 

225 
53 
52 

233 

53 

220 



41 

20 



^'^. 
<j>> 



103 
93 ^94 
81 233 

44 -48 
82^116 

188-189 

91 

196 210 
39 107 



2U 



IN^DEX. 



Edward, "5 (5 
23 24 32 

51 57 -77 
117 118 124 
142 143 -145 
•152-153 155 
214 220 231 

Edwardi, 
Edwardus, 
Edwin, OH l(i(> 

211 233 
Elbert, 
Elbridii'e, 
Eleanor, SO 109 

227 
Eley, 
Eliab, 
Eliakini, 4S 

•192 -193 200 
Elias, 
Elilui, 

Elijah, 37 39 
53 54 61 

145 ^150 153' 
Elinor, 
Eliphalel. 
Eliphalet. 40 

201 
Elisatb, 
Elisha, 45 46 

•56 60 •Ol 

112-122^216 
Elisheber, 
Eliza, 25 29 

52 78 137' 
179^187^192 
222 232 

Elizal:)eth, 8 

21 22 26 

•39 40 ^45 

52 53 -54 

65 -66 67 

74 75 77 

100 105 108 

•114-115 116 

14i 143 148 

•154 162 165 

192 197 200 

211 

Elkanah, 35 

203 
Ella, 



•11 


•14 19 22 


Ellen, 19 


36 


•37 ^38 40 


196 225 


82 


•83 97 •lOl 


Ellis, 


131 


133 140^141 


Elniira. 


146 


149 150^151 


Elnathan, 


166 


170 196 210 


Elsey. 
Elton, 




•24 


Elvin, 




23 


Elvira, 


180 


181 182 210 


Elwood, 
Emeline, 




165 166 


Emerson , 



64 
170 176 181 211 

201 
39 40 
109 116 133 189 
207 

39 

36 

40 43 48 51 

•63 m -m 89 

154 

7 37 

37 

56 -81 ^84 104 







-19 

53 
84 



49 50 -o 

63 65 •SI 
223 

81 

30 34 49 51 
146 150 151 171 
199 211 213 217 



•9 

•30 

46 

•55 

•70 

78 

109 

•118 

150 

176 

•203 



13 
•31 
•47 
•60 
71 
79 
111 
121 
151 
180 
204 



•19 

•36 

49 

61 

•72 

•80 

112 

133 

152 

188 

206 



20 

37 

50 

63 

•73 

81 

113 

141 

153 

189 

210 



97^104 112 117 
155 170 182 225 



Emilv, 27 151 

183 189 200 
Emma, 106 156 

196 219 220 
Enoch, 37 41 

115 119 120 

147 
Enos, ^39 56 

210 216 223 
Ensign, 
_Ephraim, 37 
*^ -78 102 113 

•161 204 209 
Erasmus, 
Erastus, 
^ -219 220 
Ernest, 
Esther, 29 
81 94 

169 185 
Ethan. 
Etta, 
Eudora, 
Eugene, 
Eunice, 39 

169 170 
Euphemia, 
Eusebia, 
Eva, 
Evaline, 
Evan, 
Evelina. 
' Evelyn, 
Everett, 
Everson, 
Experience, 
Ezra, 39 
59 -60 
231 232 



20 21 81 136 148 



117 

154 

205 

184 

200 207 

119 120 

196 

199 

98 -150 

185 

152 156 157 178 

225 

182 190 191 194 
226 

60 -73 ^77 113 
•123 127^1 40 141 



208 
232 

41 
95 
199 



67 



43 
62 



61 ^63 112^121 

209 
•40 46 ^47 53 
114 143 159^160 
228 2*29 -231 

' 32 
209^210 216 217 

138 166 212 
46 47 67 69 
•96 118 164 166 

•76 183 

2-25 

200 

194 

74 142 164 168 

145 146 151 

204 

157 212 25 

153 

199 

27 30 177 178 

156 

193 207 

106 

41 42 55 

44 45 53 56 

65 66 229 230 





IiVDUX. 




245 


L^ 




Gilbert, ^46 47 


79 


110 138 150 


r allee. 


74 144 


153 163 211 






Fannv, <5il 91 


156 164 165 168 


Giles, 80 183 194 208 209 215 


185^ 11)2 209 


212-213 214-227 


233 






Fidelia, 


165 166 1()8 


Godl"rey,19 39 


44 


45 ^47 13-2 


Florence. 


27 135 178 200 


Gore, 




16 


Fobes, 43 


73 78 114 1S4 


Gorton, 




194 197 


Fordham, 


156 


Grace, 


8 


20 191 2-20 


Fordyce. 


•171 


Graham, 




28 


Fraiicena, 


151 155 


Granny, 




56 


Frances, 9 1 ( 


24 26 31 70 


Gregory, 




21 


80 8(5 89 


95 108 137 154 


Gussie, 




157 


155 201-206 


234 


Gny, 




201 


Francesca, 
Francis, 17 18 


155 
22 24 25 -71 


ri. A.. Jr., 




233 


72 1-20 196 


•198 -213 • 


Hallet, 




52 123 


Frank, 153 156 


162 163 166 167 


Halsey. 




233 


212 -226 -233 




Halstead, 




180 181 


Franklin, 47 


207 


Hanford, 




179 181 


Frederick, 27 


137 146 151 156 


Hannah, 8 ^29 


30 


33 35 ^36 


157 170 182 


186 188-189 199 


39 -40 41 


42 


43 44 45 


200 202 210 


220 226 


47 50 51 


54 


•55 -58 -59 


Freeland, 


202 


•60 61 ^62 


63 


64 ^65 m 


Freelove, 


97 203 


-67 68 69 


70 


•71 ^74 ^76 


Freeman, 


99 


•77 86 98^100 


101 103^104 


n 

VTabriel, 




•108 -109 -110 


•111 


112-118 121 


97 145 


123 125 ll!6 


•1'27 


128^129 130 


Gains, 


40 


131 133 ^134 140 141 142 145 


Gardner. 41 


47 52 119 165 


147 148-149 150 154 157 159 


166 -168 ^({O 




160 162 173 


•174 176 184 188 


Gedediah, 


186 


189 190 191 


196 


198 199 200 


Genevieve, 


•153 


208 211 223 


227 231 


George, 5 14 


•23 -24 -32 36 


Harold, 




138 


•37 -43 44 


46 -47 49 60 


Harriet. 53 62 


80 


81 106 152 


•67 ^68 75 


•79 -80 82 •SS 


155 156 175 179 184 192 193 


•84 '90 -91 


•95 99 104 ^106 


•194 199 201 


202 


207^211 -212 


109 110 111 


112 117 119 120 


218^219 220 


225 


232 


122 123 ^135 


143 -146 •148^151 


Harrison, 




224 ^225 


•152 155-156 159 161-162 166 


Harry, 157 


170 


212 220 231 


170 ]74^176 


180 181 ^182 183 


Harvey, 




50 179 181 


184 1S9 193 


ll>5-196 198 199 


Hathaway, 




40 -41 42 


200 201 202 


206 ^207 -208 210 


Hattie, 




95 154 233 


•211-212 215 


•216 217 •218-219 


Hebron, 




106 


-220-224-233 




Helen, 


40 


193 204 207 


Georaianna, 


155 


Henriette, 




80 204 


Gerald, 


138 


Henry, 5 -6 


7 


•8 11 13 


German, 


20 


18 19 23 


•25 


26 33 50 


Gershom, 


40 44 133 


62 82 91 


95 


98 117 119 


Gertrude, 


186 226 


136-137-138 154 161 165-171 


Gideon, 36 37 


39 -40 43 48 


181 18 192 


•193 198 199-205 


56 H^ 80 


163 167 


206-207^211 


218 


220 • 224 "225 


Giftbrd, 


233 


•231 233 







2Jf6 










INDEX. 


Hepsibah, 








36 


37 


110 -112 -120 -134 138 146-1.50 


Herbert, 








148 


210 


•152 153 1.56 157 159^160 161 


Herman, 








•95 


119 


•163 164 •167-168 -170 -171 172 


Hester, 




16 


20 


21 


95 


173-174-175 176-177-179 180 


Hezekiali, 


40 


42 


44 


68 


69 


182-185 186 187-188 191-195 


Hiram, 


41 


191 


194-200 


204 


•196-197 202-203 210 -211 -213 


Hobart, 








9 


13 


•214 215 -217 -219 223 -225 -226 


Holmes, 










156 


227 232-233 235 


Hope, 










49 


Jane, 20 31 32 62 •64^147 


Hopestill, 










41 


152 154 156 184 201 211 213 


Horace, 










102 


226 227 


Hortense, 










222 


Janette, 169 


Howard, 








191 


205 


Jarvis, ^189 193 207 


Hudson, 










192 


Jason, 166 209 


Huc;h, 






9 


•55 


137 


Jasper, 49 


Hurdah,39 


61 


65 


68-194 195 


Jefinnette, 210 211 


Humility, 










71 


Jedediah, 40 -41 43 -52 


Humphrey, 


•7 


•8 


•9 


12 


•25 


Jediah, ^205 


47 209 












Jemima, 50 119 163 164 ^168 


-.chabod, 












189 215 




53 


65-229 230 


Jenks, 195 


Ida, 


155 


181 


182 


201 


206 


Jennie, 35 148 186 227 231 


Ira, 




210 


222 


224 


•225 


Jeremiah, 18 37 70 71 "73 


Irene, 










110 


74 -75 76 78 84 92 -93 


Isaac, "20 


50 


52 


•53 


•56 


69 


94 112 113 115 140 141 142 


78 -80 


•97 


100 104 113 119 


144 147-148 202 211 221 "233 


123 149 


150 


152 


•153 


156 


157 


Jerusha, 40 43 '50 61 65 


159 160-161 


163^164 167 


•169 


Jesse, -35 -52 55 105 112 113 


175 178 


179 


181 


183 


184 


190 


Jethro, -75 119-121 144 149 221 


•203 206 


208 


209 


233 






•232 


Isabel, 






•19 


20 207 


Joan, 5 11 15 24 70 


Isabella, 


29 169 178 213 


219 


Joanna, 36 47 49 53 71 195 


Isadora, 










187 


213 


Israel, 40 


■41 


43 


44 


50 


53 


Job, -37 40 43 46 50 56 


56 113 


198 199 224 






60 m 67 -68 72 -73 74 


Itliemer, 










81 


•75 -78 79 80 92 96-115 


Jo 












•119-120-1-21 124 128 •140-141 










•227 


142 -143 ^144 197 '198 -199 206 


J., Jr. 










233 


221 -226 -233 


J.N. 










206 


Joe, 62 


Jabez, 




53 


67 


•^% 112 


Joel, 37 -40 67 159^160 •174 


Jacob, 35 


37 


•39 


42 


•43 


54 


Johannis, -23 24 


55 .56 


67 


69 


84 


•112 


-185 


John, -4 -5 -6 -9 -10 -11 


217 












-13 14 15 -16 17 -18 19 


Jacobi, 










24 


-20 -21 -22 24 25 '26 27 


Jacobus, 








23 


24 


•29 30 -31 -32 34 -36 -37 


Jaraes, '6 


8 


11 


13 


20 


25 


•38 -39 ^40 -41 -42 -43 -44 


26 -27 


•29 


•30 


31 


33 


35 


45 -46 -47 -48 50 ^51 ^52 


39 -44 


46 


•47 


48 


56 


58 


•53 ^54 ^55 -58 ^59 "60 -61 


•59 •eo 


•61 


•62 


•63 


64 


•65 


62 63 -64 ^65 -m -67 -68 


•%^ m 


•68 


69 


76 


78 


79 


69 -70 -71 72 73 '74 76 


80 83 


84 


•86 


•87 


89 


•93 


•77 -78 ^79 -80 ^81 82 ^83 


•97 103 


105 106 -107 ^108 109 


•84 -85 ^86 ^87 ^89 90 ^91 



INDEX. 






2Jkl 


'02 98 -94 -95 •9() '97 98 


Keturah,37 -89 


40 


48 


44 101 


99-101 102 108-105 106 -107 


Keziah, 49 '52 


58 


74 


92 142 


•108-109-110 111 112 114 -iiy 


183 230 








•116 117 -118 •119-120-121 -122 


Kilhorn, 






80 


128 -124 -125 -12(; -129 -180 131 


Kit tie. 






•220 


•182 -133 -134 -185 -186 -139-140 


Korah, 






102 


•141 142 148 145-147 -149 151 










•152 -155 156 157 15t> 1(;0-162 


L. A„ 








1()8 164 165 166 167 1(>8-1H9 






238 


170 173-174-177 178 179-180 


L. E. L., 






96 


•181 -182 184 188 -189 -190 -191 


La Fayette, 






208 -210 


195-196 198 199-200-203 204 


Laura, 48 102 


-1 V k- 

loo 


182 


190 201 


•205 206 207-208-214 217-227 


219 225 226 








-228-229 230 -233 -235 


Laurentia, 






223 


Jonah, 68 


Lavinia, 




96 


151 225 


Jonathan, 17 38 39 42 49 


Lawrence, 




118 


151 209 


•55 57 67 68 71 80 '85 


Leafy, 






225 


•86 -87 -90 108 107-108 111 


Leah, 






59 65 


117 133 159 100 -174 192 193 


Leander, 






181 


198-199-207 211 215 227 


Lemira, 






35 


Joseph, -7 8 -18 20 21 -22 


Lemuel,-49 61 


69 


112-186-187 


25 -27 -33 37 39 40 41 


•215 232 








43 44 45 -47 48 -50 51 


Leonard,49 105 


118 


155-202 219 


55 56 57 -59 -60 -61 62 


Leonora, 






210 


63 -64 -65 -m -67 70 -71 


Letitia, 






166 


72 -73 74 -76 78 "79 SO 


Lettice, 






31 33 


•81 89 92 -93 94 95 99 


Lettie , 






211 


100 101 103-104-107 108 109 


Levi, 4? -49 


168 


164 


167 169 


112 113 115-119 121 140 142 


Lewis, 38 50 152 


156 


185 220 


147 159 173 174 177-178 179 


Lidora, 






185 186 


180-182 187 188 189-195 197 


Lieut, (abb.) 






32 


-198 -201 202 206 209 213 -214 


Lillie, 






182 


-219 221 224-225 227 -282 -233 


Lindsley, 






199 


Josephine, 154 180 -181 200 220 


Lizzie, 






155 187 


Joshua, 48 -51 61 128 164 168 


Lock wood, 






179 181 


169 170 178-215 


Lois, 






42 53 


Josiah, 36 51 77 78 82 -83 


Lorenia, 






189 


-116 141 -143 -144 145 -149 -152 


Lottie, 






227 


•156 199 


Louis, 


35 


182 


193 209 


Josie, 102 166 


Louisa, Louise, 


81 


82 


98 135 


Jotham, -40 41 42 56 


138 155 162 


181 


185 


187 188 


Judith, 21 22 56 60 62 63 


191 280 








65 m -73 74 78-ll5^121 


Lourita, 






185 


142 143 2^3 


Lovina, 






209 


Julia, -162 165 171 183 190 191 


Loyis, 






106 -171 


192 198 207 210 225 


Lovit, Lovett, 


-73 


77 


78 -114 


Juliet, 81 104 198 201 


115 116 119 








Julyan, 21 


Lucia, 
Lucilda, 






165 

185 


Aate, 154 219 


Lucinda, 




47 


192 228 


Lucius, 






81 


Katherine, 36 77 


' Lucretia, 




30 


32 223 



2Jt8 






INDEX. 








Lucy, 39 


43 


49. 


-61 62 -68 


60 61 


63 


•65 


m 67 -68 


71 72 


164 


166 


187-189 190 


70 -71 


•73 


•74 


75 76 77 


191 194 


202 


■203 


205 210 211 


78 79 


•81 


82 


•91 94 95 


220 221 








96 98 100 101 


102 103 -104 


Luella, 






226 


105 -106 


107 


108 111 113 115 


Lues, 






39 


116-118 


119 


121 


122-136 137 


Lulu, 






181 


141 142 143 


-144 146-147 148 


Luna, 






226 


-149-150 151 


-152 


153-1 54^1 55 


Lurania, 






217 


157-1 59^160 


161 


162 163 -164 


Luther, 39 


•46 


47 


60 69-208 


-165 166 


167 


-168 


169 170-173 


•216 223- 


224 






174 -175 176 


177 


•)80^18n83 


Luzerne; 






93 


184 187 


188 


•189-192^194 196 


Lycitria, 






210 


1 -198 -199 


200 


•202 


'204 206 207 


Lvflia, 35 


36 


39 


40 41 -42 


208 210 


211 


•213 


219-220 221 


43 46 


47 


51 


-52 -53 56 


•222 223 -225 


•227 


•231 232 


•60 61 


62 


65 


67 -70 71 


Marvin, 






180 182 


74 76 


7-8 


-79 


82 93 98 


Matilda, 


22 


-49 137 151 152 


111 118 


142 


145 


152 156 179 


157 








180 185 


186 


188 


189 195 199 


Matthew, 


20 


55 


101 -108 224 


206 229 








•225 








Lyman, 




81 


195 196-222 


Matthias, 
112 

Mattie, 


48 


•86 101 108 111 


M 

- -U aggie, 












181 






210 


Maud, 






156 225 


Mahal a, 






110 


Mehitable, 


35 


•36 


50 -55 57 


Mahlon, 






200 


185 








Mai bone. 






•46 


Melissa, 






225 


Manasseh, 






•93 


Melvin, 






166 


Man d ana. 






225 


Mercv, 42 


45 


46 


50 55 liO 


Manson, 


• 


194 195 -200 233 


160 221 








Marcy, 






36 71 79 


Micah, 






•39 


Marii;aret,5 


10 


11 


14 -29 30 


MichaeU 




18 


21 ^29 70 


32 40 


41 


43 


44 (>4 m 


Miles, 






19 32 


68 96 


100-121 


151 154 176 \ 


Miller, 






•79 195 


•212 229 








Millard, 






182 


Maria, 24 


31 


•32 


MS 64 99 


Miranda, 






209 


105 106 153 


156 


171 183 184 


Miriam, 






35 44 


193 198-199 


20(3 


207 210 219 


Missouri, 






209 


Marian, 






111 138 


Molbourn, 






48 


Marietta, 






78 156 


Molly, 


35 


49 


68 227 231 


Marrella, 






225 


Mordecai, 






147 152 


Martha, 16 


21 


29 


47 49 52 


Moreau, 






171 172 


•62 70 


71 


74 


79 100 115 


Moreton, 






2 7 8 


142 ^145 


153 


157 


160 162 180 


Mortimer, 






210 


185 194 


195 


197 


199 200 207 


(Morton, 
"^ Moses, 56 






25 26 228 


214 227 








60 


67 


76 119 164 


Martin, 






18 


169 215 








Mary, 6 


•8 


11 


12 15 -16 


Mumford, 


•^ 


192 


193 206 207 


•18 -19 


•20 


21 


22 29 -30 


Munroe, 






93 


•31 32 


34 


•36 


•37 39 -40 


Myra, 






201 


•42 -43 


45 


•46 


47 50 -51 


Myron, 






209 226 


52 53 


•54 


•55 


56 -57 -59 1 


Myrtle, 






222 











INDEX. 






249 


--1 abby. 






45 


223 


r . s., 






-215 


Nancv, 35 


•41 


(59 


74 ^75 


81 


Palmer, 






80 197 2'26 


147 US -141) 


164 


1<;5 1()9 


179 


Panielia, 






189 193 


•ISO 1S5 


190 


19() 


217 219 




Pardon, 






1-iO 


Naomi, 


40 


42 


43 54 217 


- Parnell, 






75 144 


Nash, 








106 


Patience, 


37 


52 


67 76 90 


Nathan, 36 


•40 


41 


42 -43 


45 


93 








46 -51 


•52 


55 


•5() ^57 


'70 


Patrick, 






48 


72 76 


79 


103 


•105 10(5 


•113 


Paul, 19 


40 


60 


62 71 80 


119 161 


192 


193 


•195 196 


•207 


112 








Nathaniel. 


27 


32 


•3<) 40 


41 


Peleg, 36 


54 


72 


94 95 ^96 


42 -46 


47 


•50 


51 -52 


•53 


119 120 


232 






55 -56 


60 


67 


73 ^76 


•78 


Perez, 




40 


•97 123 203 


•82 -84 


93 


94 


96 -103 


no 


Peter, 8 


9 


32 


41 51 68 


112 115 


•118 


119 


120 121 


•122 


82 83 


108 


1-22 


149 -152 -157 


131 134 143 


•147 


148 176 


•178 


163 164^167 


168 


•169 ^170 217 


•179 181 


197 


225 


•226 229 230 


Phebe, 36 


39 


40 


41 ^42 -44 


232 -233 










45 46 


50 


70 


71 ^73 78 


Nehemiah, 








•69 


113 147 


151 


154 


183 192 193 


Nellie, 






172 


188 


203 206 207 






Nelson, 49 


79 


80 


104 164 


195 


Philena, 






43 


225 










Philip, 36 


47 


51 


52 53 ^54 


Newton, 






200-203^204 


70 -71 


78-118 146- 148 151 


Nicholas, 


•71 


72 


•79 80 


•89 


155 178 








96 102 184-188 


195 201 


•233 


Phineas, 






•67 •69-131 


Noah. 56 


68 


97 


123 160 174 


Pollv, 35 


44 


47 


49 -53 54 


203 










60 ^62 


63 


65 


•69 81 95 


N6hle, 








155 


112 121 


163 


164 168 169 1S6 


Norton, 






230 


231 


189 190 
Preston, 


205 




226 


0. M , 










Priscilla, 7 


54 


73 


75 115^121 








233 


143 144 


165 


169 




o. w., 








96 


Prudence, 


•19 


40 


89 •lis 163 


Octavia, 






169 171 


165 ^168 169 






Olive, 35 


40 


41 


44 45 


185 


Prudy, 






112 


196 202 


209 


217 






Kb, 








Oliver, Oliverus, 6 


•7 8 


25 






233 


37 73 


105 


106 


115 120 


140 


Rachel, 40 


42 


45 


59 -60 61 


179 184 


188 


190 


216 ^221 


225 


62 ' 63 


•65 


67 


•68 71 105 


233 










118 121 


163 


167 


183 198 202 


Olney, 






215 217 


233 


203 223 


226 






Ophelia, 








203 


Ealph, 


5 


11 


161 175^204 


Ormiiida, 








194 


Kandall, 






7<) 84 120 


Orrin, 








190 


Randolph. 






22 


Orson, 








202 


Rawdon, 




•2 


•22 -136 -137 


Orville, 








194 


Rebecca, 


•27 


30 


31 33 40 


Orvin, 






73 113 


147 


45 49 


53 


54 


•55 60 61 


Oscar, 






•202 203 


210 


m 108^151 


158 


159 160 161 


Osmond, 






•186 


233 


173 177 


178 


179 190 191 192 


Otis, 


35 


46 


164 165 


168 


198 199 


200 213 


227 



250 






INDEX. 


Reliance, 






39 


Sabrina, 210 


Relief, 






48 


Sallv, -35 ^47 49 60 63 75 


Remember, 


57 


85 


m 167-173 ■ 


81 104 no 119 121 148 151 


Remond, 






111-173 


164 169 179 186 187 192 193 


Renn, 






33 


207 209 226 230 


Reuben, 




53 


64 66 118 


Salome, 203 


Reynolds, 






233 


Samuel, 6 7 18 -29 ^30 -31 


Rhoda, 36 


42 


44 


54 73 113 


36 40 41 42 ^43 44 47 


147 164 169 


215 


2-23 225 


49 •SO -51 -52 -53 -54 -55 


Ricardus, 






•23 


56 57 61 63 m 68 70 


Richard, 6 


8 


12 


16 17 -18 


75 -76 78 -79 ^80 82 83 


19 20 


29 


30 


40 42 •SS 


•86 92 93 94 96 101 105 


64 67 


•68 


•70 


•71 ^72 74 


•109 110 119 121 -122 131 132 


•75 -84 


85 


89 


91 92^108 


146 147-150 151-152 153^154 


115 •119-120 129 


130 131 134 


156^157 163 167 176 179 180 


142 -144 


158 


159 


160-161 162 


182-183 187 •188-189 192 193 


•167-173 • 


174 


175- 


176 ^217 221 


195 198 199 202 -207 208 -225 


222 224 


•233 






226^227 -228 ^229 230 231 


Riley, 






210 


Sanford, 51 -215 233 


Robe, 






•221 


Sarah, 27 29 ^30 31 35 36 


Robert, 4 


8 


13 


15 -17 18 


•37 -38 -39 40 -41 42 ^43 


19 20 


•26 


•29 


30 35 36 


46 •SO -51 52 ^53 •SI "55 


51 71 


76 


119-120 151 153 


-56 -61 ^62 63 ^64 65 70 


154 155 160 172 182 185 199 


71 -73 74 ^75 '77 78 80 


213^214 


216 


217 • 


221 223 226 


81 82 96 97 98 100^101 


228 ^231 








102 105 106 108 109 110 113 


Robert!, 






23 


115 116^118 120 121 ^127 128 


Robert us, 






23 


129 131 132 ^133 135 140 141 


Roby, 






189 


142-143 144^146 148 149-152 


Roderick, 






219 220 


154 159 160 161 -162 165 166 


Rodney, 






91 


168 175-176 177 •179-180 181 


Rosalind, 






180 


182 183-185 187 188 191 192 


Rosalinda, 






209 


•193 194 •195^196 197-198^199 


Rose, 






76 . 


•200 201 203 206 ^207 208 209 


Rosina, 






76 


-210 211 213-214 215 225 226 


Rowland, 




49 


79 195^205 


227 228 229 232' 


Roxalana, 






•189 190 


Sebre, 49 


Roxana, 






209 


Selah; 68 


Royal, 






212 


Selina, 164 


Ruby, 






47 


Semantha, 209 210 225 


Rufus. -67 


•68 


208 


•209-217 219 


Seneca, 209 210 


Russell, 


165 


169 


•194^200 209 


Sephas, 39 


•212 215 


233 






Seth, 35 -39 40 42 ^43 44 


Ruth, -30 


•31 


33 


36 -41 47 


•45 49 50 51 ^52 •SS 60 


50 -52 


•53 


54 


61 65 m 


61 65 110 134 185 186 216 


68 70 


•71 


72 


•74 94 95 


•223 


103 113 


121 


135 


•142 161 176 


Sevier, 47 


188-189 190 196 


209 


Shadrach, 60 


O. H., 








Sheffield,' 46 71 






233 


Sidney, 91 202 209 210 


Sabera, 






61 


Silas,' 39 ^43 -52 ^53 '54 68 


Sabina, 






164 


99 189 -190 -191 -202 211 216 
-2-29-230-233 



INDEX. 



251 



Silence, 
Silent, 
Si Ivan us, 
Silvester, 

224 225 
Silvia, 
Silvina, 
Simeon, 41 

217 
Simon, 
Simson, 
Sinai, 
Smith, 
Soffa, 
Solomon, 
Sophia, 42 

168 170 
Sophronia 

196 -205 
Spencer, 
Squier. 
Staats, 
Stephen, 
67 69 

187 -194 
Stetson, 
St likely, 
Sumner, 
Susan, '19 
•147 148 
•191-194 
Susanna, 
54 62 

113 -115 

vSusannah, 

. -52 53 

113 143 
Sweet, 
Sibbil, 1 
Sibell, 
Sibble, 
Sybil, 
Sylvenas, 
Syntha, 



;^6 39 42 51 53 
50 

35 49 
44 •4(i 47 188 205 

37 40 41 42 112 

224 

43 •(58 90 112 174 



•6 



•35 
51 

172 



62 
225 



10 135 

82 

41 113 

102 

62 

65 111-185 

81 106 165 



7() 105 164 169 187 



18 35 

79 -80 
205 208 



V 



•20 

151 

196 

29 

71 

140 

22 

67 

144 



75 

154 

197 

31 

72 

141 

33 

•70 

145 



•49 
■104 

229 



79 

176 

200 

32 

74 

229 

40 

71 

159 

72 



•50 
119 
230 
105 

80 

97 

180 

224 

•33 

77 

44 

73 

203 

•197 



202 

51 

82 

53 

182 

233 

205 

233 

49 

101 

190 

•53 

90 

45 
102 



233 



T 



B., 



T. W., 

Tabitha,40 

146 
Taylor, 
Thankful, 

109 205 



39 45 47 133 

39 104 
40 

233 

233 

41 43 49 68 143 



36 
232 



41 47 



75 144 
59 71 



Theodora, 
Theodore, 170 

•226 
Theophilus, 
Theresa, 
Thomas, 1 4 
•11 12 13 
•20 ^23 24 
•29 •SO -31 
•37 39 ^43 
57 -61 ^62 
71 ^72 73 
84 85 86 
98 105 ^107 
118 -119 -120 
131 1:33 134 
144 147^149 
158 160 161 
•176-177 182 
206 216^222 
Thome, 
Tillinghast, 
Timothy, '18 
98 "^123 159 
lirza, 
Titus, 
Townsend, 
Try p hen a, 
Tryphosa, 



204 
181 18-2 -183 -206 



•6 
-15 

•26 
•33 

-46 

65 
•75 

94 
110 
123 
141 
151 



U 



lyssa, 
Unice, 
Uriah, 



V 



arian, 
Yerty, 
Veseter, 
Vincent, 
Vining, 
Violetta, 
Volney, 
Vylitia, 



161 

202 225 

•9 •lO 

•16 18 

27 ^28 

^34 36 

51 "55 

-69 -70 

77 78 

-95 96 

111-115 

124-125 

142 143 

153 156 

165 -168 

199 202 

10 13 
144 149 
-67 -68 
217 

81 

111 

120 

40 44 

210 

217 
116 

226 



157 
71 

205 
106 
210 
176 
164 166 168 
196 197 



•5 
-14 

25 
•32 

45 

64 
•74 

-87 
-108 
121 ■ 
140 
150 
163 -164 
•186 188 
223 233 



•75 

20 56 

•160 ^174 



39 



¥. 



.G, 

W. S., ' 

Waite, 37 

Wallace, 

Walter, 4 36 56 ^58 

73 74 77 -82 '83 

•87 98 103-107-108 109 110 

111-115 122 126 139 141 142 



233 

233 

72 141 

228 

86 



64 



252 








INDEX. 


•143 -115 


146- 


149 •I 52 • 


156 157 


•84 •Se -92 94 ^95 ^97 ^98 


•189 207 


221 


223 


233 


236 


•101 105 •108-109-110 111 113 


Waltham, 








70 


114-115 117 118 -119 -120 •121 


Wanton, 




79 


80 


215 233 


■122 130-131 132-133 135 136 


Warren, 68 


79 


81 


99 


156 160 


•137 138 -140 -141 142 ■143-144 


174 101 


208 


209 


215 


■222 224 


•147 149-151 152 -154 -155 156 


•225 










157 159 160-161 163-165 166 


Wealthy, 






•40 


43 44 


168 169 173-177 179 -180 -181 


Welcome, 








168 


•183 ^184 187-189 193-194 196 


Wells, 








209 ^226 


197 -198 ^199 •201 ^203 204 205 


Wesley, 








•222 


•206 207 210-211 212 -213 -214 


Wesson, 








•221 


215 216 217 219 -221 -222 225 


Weston, 




• 


105 130 205 


226 -231 -232 -233 


Wheaton, 








35 


Willis, 106 


Widow, 








119 


Winchester, -2-24 -225 


Wilam, 








112 


Winifred, 183 2-25 


Wilder, 








81 82 


Worley, 16 


Willard, 








78 232 


7 

/jachariah, 36 


Willelraus, 








23 


William, -4 


•5 


(> 


•7 


•8 ^9 


Zadock, 90 


•10 -12 


•13 


15 


•16 


•18 -19 


Zaida. 78 114 


•21 -24 


•25 


•26 


•29 


•30 -31 


Zebedee, 3!) 44 112 -180 


•32 -33 


•34 


36 


•37 


44 50 


Zenas, v ^ v ^^^ 
Zephaniali, 40 49 52 9(3 -97 


•54 -55 


56 


()0 


•61 


63 64 


66 70 


•71 


•72 


•73 


•74 -75 


109 133 186^203 


76 -78 


79 


80 


81 


82 83 


Ziperah, 76 




Index II. 



OF OTHER FAMILY NAMEvS. 



A page number preceded by a period thus : 
than once on that page. 



•236, indicates tliat tlie name appears more 



iJLbingtoii, 








Ate-Brugeende, 




1 






7 


Ate-Brygge, 




4 


Ackermaii, 






156 


Atkinson, 




•20 


Ackley, 






209 


Atte-Brigge, 


1 


•4 5 9 


Acroyd, 






22 


Atte-Brygge, 




9 


Adams, 






75 81 


Atwood, 




44 80 153 


Adamson, 






19 


Augrave, 




177 


Akin, 






37-116 131 


Austin, 31 117 


188 190 192 208 


Alden, 






59 64 109 


Ayers, 




213 


Aid red, 






r- 

< 


Jjabb, 






Aldricli, 






•190 




32 


Allen, 37 


39 


40 


41 -42 -43 


Babbitt, 




68 103 187 


44 -45 


48 


52 


57 68 101 


Babcock, 




184 194 


106 107 


136 160 167 174 205 


Baden, 




219 


Allerton, 






85 


Bailey, 59 m 


•74 


92 94-125 


Ailing, 






105 


•142 216 232 






Almy, 


73 


75 


78 130 148 


i Baker, 43 44 111 


129 163 206 


Ambler, 






19 


Balev, 




76 


Ames, 






193 


Balies, 




35 


Amory, 






73 


Ballard, 




91 


Anderson, 






156 157 


Bamfield, 




30 176 


Andrews, 


43 


56 


68 204 220 


Bancks, 




21 


Andros, 






43 159-175 


Barbeu, 




20 116 134 


Angier, 






221 


BarfF, 




137 


Annable, 






59 111 


Barkby, 




15 


Appleton, 






11 117 


Barker, 59 "61 


62 


64 m 111 


Armstrong, 






95 214 


153 






Arnold, 






80 201 228 


Barnes, 




178 


Askwitli, 






21 


1 Barr, 




229 


Aspell, 






95 


Barroclough, 




20 


Aspinwall, 






107 


Barry, 




58 


Ate-Brigge, 






1 


Bartiett, 




50 116 171 


Ate-Bruge, 






1 


Barton, 




146 



254 



INDEX. 



Bass, 
Bassett, 
Batcliellfer, 
Bateman, 
Bates, -49 52 
Batson, 
Baj^ard, 
Bayle, 
Bayley, 
Beard, 
Bearse, 
Beaupre, 
Beckwith, 
Belcher, 
Bell, 

Bellingham, 
Bennett, 
Benson, K! 

^Bentley, 
Berdaii, 
Berney, 
Berrian, 
Berry, 
Bessacle, 
Besse, 
Bettice, 
Beverly, 
Bigelow, 
Bigffs, 
Billings, 
Bills, 
Bird, 

Birkenslunv, 
Bishop, 
Bixby, 
Black, 
Blackiston, 
Blair, 
Blake, 
Blakeston, 
Bl an chard, 
Blanshard, 
Blaxton, 
Bliss, 
Bliven, 
Bloice, 
Blomeiield, 
Bloom, 
Blue, 
Bobbitt, 
Bobit, 
Boiidler, 
Bonesteel, 



80 

()S 205 

202 

17 

G4 92 145 187 

30 34 177 

219 

65 

38 

198 

50 

•5 10 11 15 

101 

J 29 

137 

17 107 

•52 53 186 210 

45 48 52 54 

100 

213 

11 

155 156 182 

81 220 

19 

51 

69 

206 

219 

108 121 

]60 

38 

160 

21 

189 222 

ISO 

169 203 

•17 

219 

•56 223 

*24 

76 

20 

19 

189 

104 



37 



9 



14 

181 

94 

43 131 



54 



55 
118 
212 



Boon, 

Boothe, 

Borden, 37 77 

Boswell, 

Boswortli, 

Bott, 

Bonrne, 

Bowden, 

Bowe, 

Bo wen, 42 SO 

•191 
Bovver, 
Bowes, 
Bowles, 
Bowne, 
Boyle, 
Bradford, 
Bradfourth, 
Brandon, 
Brathwaite, 
Bray ton, 
Bregge, 
Brett, 
Brewster, 
Bridge, 
Bridiier, 
Bridges, 
Bridgges, 
Bridgman, 
Bridgs, 
Brig, 
Brige, 

Brigg, 1 3 
Brigge, '5 9 
Bri<i;ges, '2 3 

^25 
Brigs, 
Brigts, 
Brock, 
Brok, 
Bromfield, 
Brook, 
Brooke, 
Brooks, 
Brooksbank, 
Brown, 35 72 
98 150 151 

217 
Browne, 
Brownell, •74 

148 
Brundage, 
Bryant, 



30 176 

112 

141-147 148-190 

199 

211 

63 121 

52 

211 

•170 

93 97 186-190 

225 

26 

63 106 121 

212 

227 

38 105 110 111 

17 

176 

15 

77 12() 128 193 

10 

132 

162 

1 107 

L 

1 107 110 

48 101 

1 

121 

3 23 

2 32 



1 



1 



•11 -14 -23 ^29 
10-14 23 -24 
•4 10 -23 -24 

25 

29 

217 

19 

8 

100 

9 9 

62 166 190 

20 

75 79 80 81 

181 185 201 303 

19 20 88 
75 -121 -142 144 

181 
43 223 









INDEX. 






255 


lirydges, 




' 


1 


Chaniberlayne, 






30 ^176 


Brygg, 




1 


•23 


Chambers, 






95 


Brygge, 


1 4 


(; 


•10 


Clianiplain, 






210 


Brygges, 


1 


4 


9 


Chandler, 




2 


9 2-24 


Bryggs, 




•() 


9 


(Miapmun, 






19 157 


Buck, 




19 111 


Chase, 39 41 


46 


47 


48 74 


Buckhout, 






179 


130 135 142 








Buckle, 






21 


Chene, 






69 


Buffiugton, 




03 


m 


Cheney, 




164 174 224 


Bull arc! , 


192 


193 


207 


Cheny, 






68 78 


Bunce, 






151 


Cheselden, 






15 


Buuker, 






112 


Chester, 






101 


Bunu, 






105 


! Chetham, 






2 9 


Burbanks, 




46 


47 


Chickering, 






162 


Burchill, 






152 


Chilton, 






110 


Burden, 






230 


Church, -(a -65 


73 


74 


•75 92 


Burgess, 






148 


101 115 116 


142 


143 


144 148 


Burhanse, 






222 


149 216 








Burke, 


9 


5 


•20 


Claliin, 






186 


Burley, 




03 


121 


Clap, 






65 


Burling, 




•146 


150 


Clapp, 51 52 


60 


62 


•65 m 


Burlingame, 






•70 


102 103 111 


•170 187 


190 


Burnell, 






202 1 


Clark, ' 


36 


43 


50 213 


Burnhani, 






202 


CI ark son. 






22 


Burrow, 






15 


Clay, 






102 


Burt, •4:5 4(1 


5(1 (>'.) 


91 


174 


Clere, 






13 


220 








Cleveland, 






43 


Burton, 






31 


Clifford, 






218 


Butler, 




111 


110 


Clifton, 






10 


Buttery, 




135 


13(! 


Cobb, 69 81 


105 106 110 231 


Butts. ' 


•77-127 


•128 


140 


Cocket, 




14 


23 24 


Bysshe, 








Cocks, 






8 


Ijalkins, 








Codding, 






56 193 






165 


Coe, 






74 142 


Camden, 


<; 


•7 


8 


Coffin, 






106 112 


Canady, 






109 


Cole, 




30 


176 190 


Cannon, 




51 


105 


Coleaf, 






43 


Card, 




71 


194 


Coles, 






23 220 


Carlin, 






166 


CoUamore, 






223 224 


Carlyle, 






26 


Collier, 


60 


62 


65 -m 


Carpenter, 




37 


157 


Collins, 


76 


93 


156 165 


Carr, 




37 


214 


Colotiie\^_ 






43 


Carroll, 






185 


Colony, 






. 81 


Carter, 






203 


Colvin, 






76 


Carver, 






134 


Commerdinger, 






211 


Gary, 


8 


25 


105 


Congdon, 






188 202 


Case, 






131 


Conmgsby, 






7 


Casey, 


72 


162 


219 


Conklin, 






147 


Caswell. 


55 


80 


92 


Conliffe, 






31 177 


Cattell, 






199 


( V)nway, 






20 


Cecil, 






32 


■^ Cook, ' 38 03 


77 


•78 


90 121 


Chace, 30 '42 


43 44 


•40 


48 


•127 128 140 143 






IK) 12<;-12l) 


131 11)1 


1!)3 




Cooke, 






21 



256 










INDEX. 










Cooper, 








116 


178 


Del a no, -52 53 


103 123 162 


205 


Copeland, 






61 


65 


m 


230 










Corbet, 










8 


Den ham. 






• 


103 


Cornell, 




72 


148 


154 


222 


Dennis, 


72 113 115 141 


Cortlandt, 










117 


Denny, 








148 


Cory, 










•72 


De Ponte, 


5 


9 


11 


13 


Cottingliam 


1 






7 


8 


De Pontibus, 






9 


13 


Cottle, 










47 


Derby, 








181 


Cotton, 










•112 


Dexter, 




92 106 2-29 


Con tan t. 










116 


D'Haes, 








118 


Cowing, 








52 


54 


Dickenson, 








19 


Cowles, 










202 


Dillingham, 








42 


Cowperthw 


ait, 








180 


Dimmick, 








209 


Craig, 










148 


Dinsmore, 








99 


Crane, 40 


43 


44 


46 


•98 101 


Dixon, 








18 


132 161 


162 










Doane, 




45 


48 


65 y 


Craw, 










227 


Dobbs, 








183 


Cresset, 










25 


Dodge, 




76 


93 


116 


Crittenden, 










219 


Dodson, 








25 


Croftes, 










16 \ 


Dollar, 








103 


Crossman, 








133 


197 


Dorm an. 








95 


Cruger, 










116 


Doughty, 








59 


Cud worth, 


43 


45 


•46 


65 


m 


Douglas, 




41 


42 


43 


236 












Downes, 








109 


Cumming, 










37 


Drake, 




183 192 


193 


Cummings, 








192 


193 


Draper, 


22 


25 


26 


190 


Cunliffe, 










27 


Drayton, 






34 


177 


Curley, 










7 


Drill g, 


77 


78 


•114 116 


Currer, 










22 


Drown, 






69 


191 


Currier, 










136 


Drury, 








13 


Curtiss, 


60 


62 


65 117 


223 


Duglass, 








45 


Cushen, 








87 


112 


Dunbar, 








101 


Gushing, 


48 


59 


63 


'65 


m 


Duncan, 






116 183 


•101 102- 


108-110 121 


220 




Dunham, 






•125 


190 


Cntlibert, 








126 147 


V Durfee, 37 


77 


90 141 147 


JJ anion, 












Dwelley, 






^ 


64 










65 ! 


Dyer, 




106 125 191 


Dana, 
Danby, 










148 
25 


' ^ Karl, 








231 


Danford, 








164 169 


Easton, 








102 


Danforth, 










192 


Eaton, 








226 


Darrow, 










208 


i Eddy, 






130 200 


Davenport, 








74 142 


Edmisted, 








42 


Davies, 








30 176 


Edmonds, 






206 230 


Davis, 45 


46 180 192 


193 


219 


Eelms, 








65 


227 












Egginton, 








135 


Davy, 








8 


13 


Eld ridge, 






93 


208 


Dawson, 










100 


i Ellice, 








42 


Dean, 40 


43 


56 


58 


63 


75 


' Elliott, 








193 


101 121 


123 


132 


134 


135 149 


Ellis, 


48 


49 


52 


86 


162 174 187 


190 200 211 




! Ellison, 








25 


Deardon, 










20 


1 Eltoffe, 








21 


De Fonte, 










13 


i Elvin, 








72 





INDEX. 




257 


Endicott, 


110 


Frain, 




199 


Erwin, 


213 


Francis, 


190 192 


193 210 


Esler, 


153 


Franco, 




117 


Essex, 


72 


Eraser, 




32 


Estens, 


221 


Fredenberg, 




210 


Estotevile, 


6 


Freeland, 




179 


Evans, 


30 42 228 


Freeman, 




21 132 


Everett, 


122 


French, 35 -42 


43 -44 


45 104 


Everson, 


55 105 106 


169 186 






Eyres, 


120 


Frost, 




151 


r aile, 


145 


Frve, 
Fuller, 




79 
69 


Fairbairn. 


3 


Furness, 




20 


Fairbanks, 


194 


IjafFey, 






Fairchild, 


ITl 




213 


Fancy, 


124 


Gale, 




180 


Farrell, 


213 


Gallup, 




97 


Farrar, 


20 


Gardiner, 




8 


Farrin<>ton, 


133 


Gardner, 


76 148 166 209 


Fawcett, 


22 


Garrett, 


•60 64 


65 m 


Faxon, 


216 219 


Gary, 




m 135 


Fearing, 


48 


Gavney, 




172 


Fellows, 


•154 


Gay, 




67 


Ferrand, 


19 


Gaylee, 




181 


Ferris, 


•179 


Ge'nings, 




83 139 


Ficket, 


62 


Gibbs, 




84 105 


Field, 


111 -171 191 


Gibson, 




183 


Fieldhonse, 


188 


Gifford, 




95 227 


Fifield, 


80 


Gilbert, -129 


■133-134 135 161 


Fillmore, 


60 


171 180 183 






Finney, 


50 67 134 


Giles, 




102 


Fish, 


57 210 


Gillespie, 




209 


Fisher, 55 108 125 


126 140 156 


Gillillan, 




227 


165 180 190 198 




Gill more, 


•35 185 219 


Fisk, 


76 91 148 


Gilman, 




81 


Fitch, 


96 


Gilpin, 




6 


Flaherty, 


213 


Goddard, 




•91 104 


Fleeson, 


96 


Godfrey, 




•130 


Fletcher, 4 


111 136 


Godwin, 




117 


Fobes, 


73 


Goff, 


42 43 


51 190 


Fogle, 


152 


GoUop, 


27 


30 177 


Fontibus, 


13 


Gonsalve, 




201 


Form an, 


•23 


Goodell, 




202 


Forrest, 


55 


Goodspeed, 




65 


Forsyth, 


147 


Goodwin, 55 


69 102 


160 174 


Fossett, 


182 


Gordon, 




210 


Foster, '(;;] 


65 112 190 


Gore, 




16 


Fountain, 


6 11 13 


Gorton, 




79 80 


Fountaines. 


20 


Go ugh. 




194 


Fowke, 


26 


Gould, 




-121 


Fowler, 


20-146 150 


Gove, 




91 


Fox, 


•18 29 123 


Graham, 




29 


Foxcroft, 


17 


Grange, 




19 



258 



INDEX. 



Graves, 








172 I 


Head, ^38 


72 114 115 141 


Gray, 


75 


•78 


113 


144 192 i 


Headly, 






151 


Greaves, 






19 


27 178 \ 


Healy, 






89 


Greaveson, 








20 


Hedley, 






26 


Greene, 52 


•80 


89 


95 126 184 


Heeks, 






88 111 


201 








1 


Hegeman, 






180 


Greenleaf, 








210 ' 


Hendrickson, 






204 


Greenwood, 








22 136 


Herritage, 






116 


Grev, 








8 


Hervey, 






78 


Griffin, 








205 ' 


Hewitt, 






210 


Griffiths, 








52 


Hey don, 






11 13 


Grotf, 








180 


Hicks, 74 


75 


142 


148 173 


Guild, 








56 


Higgins, 






47 184 


Guillow. 








192 . 


Hill, 




21 


44 188 


Guion, 








146 


Hilliard, 






98 


Xlabingdon 


^ 






1 

25. 


Hinckley, 
Hinds, 






220 

27 177 


Hackell, 








20 


Hinkson, 






27 177 


Hackett, 








95 


Hinman, 






121 


Haight, 








102 


Hinney, 






67 


Hailstone, 








•85 87 


Hix, 






36 126 


Hale, 








192 


Hixson, 






198 


Hall, 22 


50 


55 


67 


91 92 


Hoard, 






44 


97 121) 130-155 174-180 185 


Hobart, 




8 


13 101 


210 -218 


222 


223 






Hodges, 






56 210 


Hallett, 




97 


117 


179 180 


Hofr, 






154 


Hallowey, 








86 


Holbrook, 


59 


64 


•81 102 


Hambleton, 








72 


Holgate, 






20 


Hamilton, 






39 


42 81 


H()llen1)eck, 






216 


Hamlin, 








189 


Hollister, 






166 


Hammond^ 




•52 


53 


205 230 


Hollo way, 






198 199 


Hampton, 








199 


Holme, 






25 


Hanson, 








15 


Holmesj;5 102 


106 


116 


130^158 


Harding, 








185 


•161 163 173 


223 






Hardy, 








137 


Honeywell, 


12iJ 


145 


146 141) 


Harkness, 








167 


Hopkins, 


109 


111 


209 220 


Harlow, 






105 148 149 


Hopkinson, 






20 


Harrington, 








197 


Hopwell, 






98 


Harris, 




108 


110 155 200 


Horton, 


51 


57 


150 193 


Harrison, 




19 


21 


28 229 


Hoskins^ 




•42 


48 55 


Hart, 








135 ^130 


Hotaling, 






204 


Harvev, 




40 


42 


•56 134 


Hotten, 






117 


HaBkell, 








•78 99 


Houseman, 






116 211 


Haskins,42 


91 


108 132 


159 167 


Hover, 






202 


173 










How, 






118 


Hatch, 


43 


55 


64 


223 236 


Howard ,2 7 31 


101 


149 


177 208 


Hathaway, 


42 


•43 


44 


45 -46 


Howe, 






226 


106 112 133 


134 


165 


198 


Howell, 


2(> 


32 


176 177 


Hatherly, 








58 


Howland, 


37 


•45 


12!> 131 


Haviland, 






82 142 182 


Howson, 






23 


Hayden, 








98 


Hoyt, 






•102 231 


Haye, 








•217 


Hudson, 






44 161 


Hayward, 








192 193 


Huestis, 






143 



INDEX. 



259 



Hujilies, 
Hull, 

Hunt, 12 14 
98 -10^ -KM 
14») 151 180 
Hunter, 
Hussey, 
Hustace, 
Husted, 
Hutchinson, 
Plutton, 
Hvde, 



I 



anson, 
Des, 



J 



ackins, 
Jackman, 
Jackson, 
Jacob, 
Jacobs, 
Jaqua, 
Jar vis, 
Jencks, 
Jenkens, 
Jenne, 
Jennison, 
Johnson, 
Jones, 51 71 
•154 1H5 169 
Jordan, 
Jos] in, 
June, 
Juree, 

JVaighan, 

Katlian, 

Keach, 

Keen, 

Keith, 

Kelley, 

Kendall, 

Kendrick, 

Kent, 

Kerr, 

Keston, 

Keys, 

Kiersted, 

Kinir;, 58 'W 

195 196 
Kingan, 
Kingman, 
Kin2;sburv. 



211 222 

87 
•23 1?> 81 97 
122 126 143 145 
219 

, 21 

131 

97 145 

181 

112 147 

•15 22 25 

166 

228 
19 

*193 

27 33 179 

106 154 

63 

44 

95 

222 

79 

87 

52 

170 

25 181 

•72 81 112 116 

181 183 196 227 

164 

80 204 

•118 157 179 

44 

•220 

169 

197 

52 

44 224 

48 

i21 

90 

123 

28 

33 

198 

212 

76 130 182 183 

226 

56 161 

109 159 174 



Kirby, 

Kirk, 

Kirk man, 

Kirshaw, 

Kitchen, 

Knox, 



L 



78 

198 -199 

214 

19 

21 117 

169 



aeon. 
Lake, 
Lambert, 
Lamon, 
Lancaster, 
Lane, 
Langley, 
Langton, 
Lathame, 
Lathrop, 
Lattin, 
Laughlin, 
Lawrance, 
Lawton, 
Laxford, 
Lay, 
Leaeh, 
Lee, 

LefFerts, 
Leggett, 
Lei and, 
Leonard, 

129-131 
Lester, 
Levally, 
Leviness, 
Lewis, 
Leyden, 
Lincoln, 35 

192 218 
Lippitt, 
Litchfield, 
Littlefield, 
Livermore, 
Lloyd, 
Lobb. 
Lock wood, 
Lonmer, 
Longstreth, 
Loomis, 
Loring, 
Lorton, 
Love, 
Lower. 
Lumbard, 
Lumnor, 



38 78 



45 



25 

125 

199 

204 

189 

91 

22 

19 

88 111 173 201 

44 58 

116 

214 

27 98 146 178 

105 126 

14 

•124 

52 54 213 

51 57 95 

•101 

•126 

153 220 

44 48 49 101 102 

132 134 135 163 

22 95 101 

195 

153 

129 190 

176 

54 ^55 91 -132 134 

84 

•65-111 -112 

76 93 

220 

25 

212 

20 165 179 181 

11 

100 

210 

101 110 223 

184 

213 

1 

51 
5 -11 14 



260 




INDEX. 






Lund, 




21 


Moore, 


6 


95 227 


Luther, 


89-215 


More, 




11 


Lutley, 




25 


Morehouse, 




210 


Lyder, 


30 176 


Moreland, 




198 


Lyncli, 




-145 


Mores, 




45 


Lyman, 




123 


More ton, 7 8 


25 125 


216 236 


Lynde, 


164 168-169 


Morey, 




65 


IVLcClain, 






Morgan, 




100 -145 




227 


Morie, 




209 


McCully, 




49 


Morley, 




14 


McElroy, 




182 


Morris, 


• 


19 


McFarhmd, 




210 


Morrisend, 




188 


McGibney, 




181 


Morrison, 




227 


McKee, 




204 


Morse, 51 


63 103 


121 192 


McLouthlin, 




161 


Moss, 




48 


McMichael, 




227 


Mounsey, 




11 


McNamara, 




213 


Mounteyn, 




6 


McPherson, 




199 


Muniford, 




225 


McTurck, 




155 


Murphy, 




213 


Macomber, 


41 -42 43 44 


55 


Murray, 




112 


•56 07 


92 108 191 




Mycock, 




19 


Macreading, 




80 


Myers, 


198 204 226 


Magoon, 




50 


Myrick, 




55 


Makel, 
Makepeace, 


43 69 


55 
224 


11 apier. 




11 


Maliam, 


37 141 


Narramore, 




171 


Maltby, 




90 


Nash, 




60 -65 


Manchester, 


3S 78 192 200 230 


Natt, 




81 


Mann, 


m 


86 


Naylor, 




20 


Markelield, 




22 


Neall, 


60 


61 -65 


Marshall, 


25 135 


Nelson, 




•48 -49 


Marston, 




105 


Newland, 




130 


Martin, 


8 187 


227 


Newman, 


118 154 182 


Marti ne. 




180 


Newton, 




12 203 


Master. 


13 


24 


Nichols, 


15 95-190 191 


Mas tick, 




220 


Nickerson, 




47 


Matteson, 




188 


Nicoll, 




118 


Maude, 


19 


25 


Niles, 




71 


Maverick. 




123 


Nixon, 




218 


Mead, 


181 182 


Norcross, 




21 


Melman, 




14 


Northway. 


77 


124 140 


Mendall, 


52 


53 


Norton, 




223 230 


Merrifield, 




202 


Noyes, 




113 -171 


Merrill, 




98 


Nugoun, 




14 


Merritt, 


59 -65 86 181 


Nye, 51 


52 53 


102 229 


Metcalf, 




20 


U'Callaghan, 






Miller, 


79 154 182 195 


228 




122 


Millhouse, 


198 


199 


O'Dwver, 




138 


Mills, 


166 


181 


Oakley, 




126 


Milnes, 




137 


Ogle, 




118 


Mitchell, 


56 80 166 


Oldfield, 




20 


Monceaux, 


5 11 


-14 


Oliver, 


52 


90 147 


Moon, 


77 -127 


128 


Ongard, 


• 


199 



INDEX. 



261 



Ostrora, 
Otis, 
Otton, 
Owen, 

1 abodie, 
Packard, 
Paddock, 
Paige, 
Paine, 43 

56 64 
Palmateer, 
Pa I mer, 
Pardee, 
Parker, 
Parmelee, 
Parmerty, 
Partridge, 
Paslon, 
Patten, . 
Patterson, 
Pattison, 
Paull, 39 
•47 81 
Paver, 
Payne, 
Peandy, 
Pearce, 
Pease, 
Peck, 
Peckliam, 
Peets, 
Penn, 
Pepper, 
Percehay, 
Perkins, 
Perce, 
Perry, 
Pettingill, 
Pettit, 
Phillips, 

75 102 
Phinney, 
Pickersgill, 
Pierce, 48 
Pike, 
Pile, 
Pillinge, 
Pirn, 

Pinckney, 
Pinkham, 
Pitcher, 
Pitchley, 



()2 65 



44 45 

103 no 



•41 -42 
186 190 



154 

109 -no 111 

33 
171 214 



73 



46 
116 



114 
101 
150 

55 

48 
197 



143 
171 

153 

187 

55 



74 86 142 

52 109 164 168 



10 

160 



•43 



42 74 



105 112 143 186 



36 39 
149 



72-112 



211 
189 
217 

68 
165 

35 
151 

13 
174 
199 
137 
•44 -45 
191 192 193 

17 

47 
192 

78 
114 
191 
147 
202 
2 7 
117 

18 
199 

43 
228 
155 
152 

44 



50 



46 

74 

187 
105 



17 

198 



42 -43 



113 



97 116 



224 

20 

■190191 

198 

176 

21 

98 

143 

193 

101 

189 



Place, 
Plant, 
Poe, 
Pond, 
Pool, 
Porter, 
Post, 
Potter, 
Poulding. 
Pound, 

Pratt, 61 62 
132 134 187 
Prence, 
Presbey, 
Presho, 
Preston, 
Price, 
Pri chard. 
Pride an, 
Priestley, 
Proctor, 
Prosser, 
Proverbs, 
Provost, 
Pudsev, 
Pullen, 
Pnrinton, 
Putnam, 

V^nackenbush, 

Quaplode, 

Quiniby, 



38 



65 



K 



Jace, 
Kadcliflf, 
Raizee, 
Randall, 

101 102 
Rasbridge, 
Rasby, 
Rawdon, 
Rawson, 
Ray, 

Raymond, 
Ray sing. 
Read, 
Records,73 
Redding, 
Redington, 
Reed, 42 
Remington, 
Requa, 
Reyner, 



•46 
110 



47 



72 80 94 

96 

117 

81 

56 85 192 

130 

98 

96 210 217 

125 

166 

69 99 125 

85 111 173 

103 

56 

20 

27 31 

•116 161 

33 

21 

63 

95 

30 

151 

21 25 

163-168 

89 

117 

95 

6 11 

150 

209 
199 
190 

52 76 80 



74 
41 



113 
42 



115 
44 



20 
111 



43 

142 

48 



49 129 161 174 



116 

•26 
•136 
193 

30 
180 

19 
189 
143 
131 
166 
175 

79 
181 

20 



26a 



INDEX. 



Reynolds, 

Rhodes, 

Riblet, 

Rice, 

Richards, 

Richie, 

Richmond, 

Riker, 

Ripley, 

Roach, 

Robbin, 

Rob bins, 

Roljerts, 

Robinson, 

172 
Robley, 
Rockett, 
Rockwell, 
Rockwood, 
Rodgers, 
Romans, 
Root, 
Rose, 
Ross, 
Rounds, 
Rounsevill, 
Ruddock, 
Rudolph, 
Ruggles, 
Russell, 
Ryan, 
Ryder, 
Ryer, 



s 



abine, 
Sables, 
Sackett, 
Saffin, 
Salisbury, 
Sampson, 
Samson, 
Sanborn, 
Sands, 
Sanford, 

124 -125 
Sarsfield, 
Saunders, 
Savage, 
Scofield, 
Scott, 
Scribner, 
Scroop, 
Searle, 
Sears, 



79 106 209 

•79 214 

153 

80 177 

69 185 

161 

84 165 169 

97 

44 

33 

181 

■ 122 153 

76 

7 22 136 137 150 

186 

67 92 

150 

5 

200 

•198-199 

165 202 

76 78 

76 190 

193 

45 49 112 

19 

100 

52 

59 64 107 148 

212 

57 

146 151 

122 

no 

9^9 



41 -44 46 



165 
•102 
161 
163 

95 
83 113 

30 176 

22 

59-107 108 

181 222 

105 151 

106 

22 

80 180 

161 -199 



Seekell, 

Seekewell, 

Seekins, 

Sefoul, 

Seirt, 

Selee, 

Shattuck, 

Shaw, -73 74 

143 144 171 
Shear, 
Shearman, 
Sheldon, 
Shepard, 
Shepherd, 
Sherman, 
Sherwood, 
Shippe, 
Shippen, 
Short, 
Shove, 
Shreve, 
Shuart, 
ShurtlefF, 
Simmons, 
Sisnett, 
Sisson, 
Skeete, 
Skinner, 
Slead, 
Smith, 20 

•63 65 

112 118 

133 135 

•191 192 

230 
Snowden, 
Snyder, 
Sooper, 
Soper, 
Soule, 
Southward, 
Southworth, 
Spackman, 
Spear. 
Spears, 
Spencer,71 ^72 

170 188 
Spooner, 
Sprague, 
Sproat, 
Sprout, 
Squire, 
Squires, 
Stace, 



•193 

43 

•42 -44 

11 

44 

134 

•164 

75^132 134 142 

224 230 

204 

38 130 133 

81 222 

194 

130-131 138 

77 140 194 205 

23 156 

23 

•72 

-192 

132 

198 

212 



72 



42 

69 

121 

160 

193 



191 210 

176 

73 -77 115 141 

27 178 

69 189 230 

129 

43 44 49 56 

95 97 98 105 

•126 129 131 ^132 

175 ^179 186-190 

199 210 223 ^224 

100 

180 

39 40 -43 

44 

78 

62 

192 

100 

62 102 

199 

76 -79 80 95 

•101 •lOl 105 113 

95 98 

102 

85 87 223 

22 

193 

26 



INDEX. 



263 



Stacey, 

Stanford, 

Stanley, 15 

Stanstield, 

Staples, 41 

Stark, 

Starkweather, 

Stead, 

vSteare, 

Stearns, 

vStebbins. 

Steeres, 

Stephens, 

vSterne, 

Stetson, 

Stevens, 

Stewart, 

St. George, 

Stiles, 

Still well, 

Stodder, 

Stolp, 

Stone, 

Storm, 

Storrs, 

Stotevill, 

Stoughton, 

Stover, 

Stowell, 

Strahl, 

Strange, '41 

Stratton, 

vStreet, 

Strong, 

Studley, 

vStudwell, 

Stuteville, 

Summers, 

Sutcliffe, 

Sutton, 

Suydam, 

Swartz, 

vSweet, 

vSwift, 

Swinbourne, 

Swire, 

Sylvester, 

J_ aber, 
Taft, 
Talbot, 
Talcott, 
Tanner, 
Tappen, 



132 

25 

25 106 184 199 

186 

44 48 55 133 

91 

230 

150 

21 

•166 

170 201 

21 

204 

65 -66 224 

208 

116 138 

15 16 
•81 179 
155 181 

48 59 65 

226 

201 

165 

222 

11 

107 

209 

60 63 65 m 

198 199 

•42 43 45 47 

90 

16 134 
165 

65 

181 
6 24 

204 
19 

179 
97 

156 

•72 92 

52 

•9 

19 

•65 



^8 



37 o 

196 

43 129 191 

209 220 

197 

156 



Tarbox, 

Tarr, 

Tart, 

Tate, 

Taylor, 

Teepits, 

Tenkenden, 

Terrill, 

Testor, 

Thayer, 

Thearesby, 

Thomas,63 

163 164 
Thompson, 
Thoresby, 
Thorn, 
Thorn er, 
Thrasher, 
Thurston, 
Thwaite, 
Tibbits, 
Tie bout, 
Tilden, 
Tillinghast, 
Tillotson, 
Tilson, 
Tinkham, 
Tippet, 
Tisdale, 
Titus, 
Tobey, 
Topping, 
Tortall, 
Totman, 
Totty, 
Townsend, 
Tozer, 
Tripler, 
Tripp, 
Trow, 
Trumble, 
Trumbull, 
Tubbs, 
Tucker, 
Tuell, 
Turner, 18 

129 142 
Tuttle, 
Twelves, 
Tyndale. 

U slier. 
Utter, ' 



200 

125 

87 

182 

74 142 166 192 194 

112 

17 

165 219 

98 

54 ^55 56 129 

21 

101 121 157 



65 100 
168 
•20 21 



59 64 



61 
223 



•65 



63^162 227 

•22 

ISO 

48 

42 134 

80 -102 232 

199 

221 

156 

66 107 

75 80 

164 

20 161 

103 

126 

56 168 

•51 

37 

116 

137 

36 86 

22 

43 

171 

202 

52 

135 

56 

97 203 

44 

38 107 109 

194 

82 111 112 

204 
16 

26 



ly 
222 



264 



INDEX. 



Valentine, 100 
•157 
Vanderburgh, 
Vanderzee, 
Van Horn, 
Van Loan, 
Van Tassel, 
Van Vechten, 
Varian, 
Varney, 
Varnum. 
Vaughan, 
Versa, 
Vesey, 
Vessey, 
Vinal, 
Vincent, 
Vining, 
Vose, 
Vroome, 



¥. 



ade, 
Waid, 
Wait, 
Waldron, 
Walker, 48 98 
Ward, 13 19 

116 165 169 
Ware, 
Warner, 
Warren, 
AVate, 
Waterman, 
Watkins, 
Watson, 
Watts, 

Weatherhead, 
Weaver, 
Webster, 
Weeilen, 
Wellington, 
Wells, 
Welsh, 
West, 
Westcott, 
Weston, 
Wetherell, 43 

•130 131 132 
Whalley, 
AVharley, 
Wharton, 
Wheatland, 
Wbeatley, 
Wheeler, 



145 -146 -149 -152 

117 150 
204 

227 

io4 

211 

219 

•150 152 156 

214 

109 

•72 

55 

19 

69 

65 

106 

•62 

•223 

211 

19 64 

19 

78 -126 

55 190 

191 192 210 217 

45 47 125 143 

180 

75 144 

184 

81 107 109 126 

16 

159 160 174 

176 

91 

25 208 

26 30 177 

104 121 

•19 43 46 

194 

91 

80 208 217 

227 

98 201 210 

194 

105 

56 67 68 92 

19 

30 176 

198 199 

63 

156 

103 143 192 



Whipple, 
Whitaker, 
White, 68 130 

167 170 175 
Whiting, 
Whitman, 
Whittemore, 
Wightman. 
Wiglesworth, 
Wi'lbor, 
Wilbraham, 
Wilbur, 
Wilcocks, 
Wilcox, 
Wilkins, 
Wilkinson, 
Willard, 
Williams, 40 

•126 129^138 

149 156 160 
Willis, 
Williston, 
Willoughby, 
Wilmarth. 
Wilson, 
Winder, 
Windham, 
Wing, 
Win slow. 36 

•103 110 113 
Winter, 
Winthrop, 
Wiswall, 
Witherell, 
Wodell, 
Wollaston, 
Wood, 20 

Woods, 
Wood berry. 
Woodman, 
Woodruff, 
Woodward. 
Wood worth, 
Woolsey, 
Work, ■ 
Workman, 
Wormall, 
Worring, 
AVorth," 
Wright, 
Wvman, 
W'yville, 

Ziimmerman, 



35 
135 147 
190 192 



73 



44 113 

77 128 



43 87 
143 144 
161 175 



42 43 
133 235 



69 132 



81 102 169 



113 114 
19 



217 
51 216 
153 163 
213 

91 

44 

.63 121 

80 

25 

130 147 

8 

114 148 

38 45 

140 210 

116 143 

67 

98 193 

103 ^116 

145 146 

•192 

126 

78 148 

•176 

69 185 

149 222 

198 

9 

101 

86 

21 
111 

175 
134 

78 
118 
217 
201 
130 
141 
187 

91 

143 

116 

•227 

169 

45 

63 
104 
219 
161 

25 

97 



58 

20 

170 
133 



115 



55 
73 



198 199 



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Valedictory. 



A retrospect of these pages leads me to imagine that the work 
might possibly have been improved, both in compilation and in other 
minor details. A second thought reminds me that I have never 
heard of the "Briggs"' who had the ambitiop to undertake a similar 
enterprise. If I had had any conception of the magnitude of tlie 
Avork, /should never have begun it; but having, as it were, "■tum- 
bled" into the difficulty, I am only surprised that I should have 
made even this slight progress. In 18G5, while in the employ of the 
Atlantic and Great Western Railroad, I commenced the labor, and 
have spent nearly all the leisure time afforded from my business, in 
correspondence, and the arrangement of these collections. During 
the period 1871 — 1880, I was engaged in divers pursuits as below; 
and that I have been able to accomplish this book, notwithstanding 
my varied employments, is a source of great satisfaction to myself, 
however it may strike the reader. 

Secretary Masonic Temi)le Association, - - 1871 — 1880. 

Secretary Nortliern Ohio Fair Association, - 1873 — li-'*^'" 

Secretary Cleveland Club, . . _ - 1873--i<s80. 

Member Board of Education, _ _ _ is74 — 1875. 
Secretary and Treasurer Euclid Aveiuie Opera House, 1874 — 187(5. 

Secretary Forest Citv Jockey Club, - - 1877. 

Secretary Union Club of CleVeland, - - - 1876—1880. 

Secretary "Triennial," Knights Templar, - - 1877. 

Cashier and Accountant "Cleveland Herald,'' - 1877. 

Secretary Webb Chapter, Eoyal Arch Masons, - 1877—1879. 

W. M. Iris Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons, - 1877. 

Adjutant Oriental Commandery, K. T., - - 1877. 

*Candidate for "County Treasurer," - - - 1877. 

Compiled " Descendants of Walter Briggs," - 1877. 

M.-. C.-. Eliadah G. L. Perfection A. A. Rite, - 1874—1880. 

D. Bahurim G. Council, P. J., A. A. Rite, - 1875—1880. 

I. G. P. Al Koran Temple, X. M. S., - - - 1876—1880. 

M. W. Ariel Chapter, Rose Croix, A. A. Rite. - 1878—1880. 

President Masonii^ 3Iutual Association, - - 1879. 

G. O. Ohio Council of Deliberation, A. A. Rite, - 1879. 

Superintendent Valley Railway, - - - 1879—1880. 

Farewell ! 




-A candidacy may not be generaUy regarded as an "employment," but I prefer to 
leave that to the arbitration of those wlio have been in a similar position. 



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