Susannah Spencer

F, #2317, b. 13 Mar 1697/98
     Susannah Spencer was born on 13 Mar 1697/98 in East Greenwich, Kent Co., RI.1 She was the daughter of Michael Spencer and Elizabeth <...>.

Susannah Spencer married Benjamin Briggs Sr., son of Daniel Briggs and Lydia <...>, on 17 Mar 1719/20 in East Greenwich, Kent Co., RI.1

Child of Susannah Spencer and Benjamin Briggs Sr.

Citations

  1. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony and Descendants, 1621-1965 (USA(V1), Japan(V2): n.pub., c1966-1969), p. 38. Hereinafter cited as Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony.

Benjamin Briggs Jr.

M, #2318, b. 25 Sep 1723, d. 6 Oct 1799
     Benjamin Briggs Jr. was born on 25 Sep 1723 in East Greenwich, Kent Co., RI.1 He was the son of Benjamin Briggs Sr. and Susannah Spencer.

Benjamin Briggs Jr. married Theodosha Sweet, daughter of Capt. Henry Sweet, on 7 Jun 1747 in East Greenwich, Kent Co., RI.

Benjamin Briggs Jr. died on 6 Oct 1799 in Burlington Flats, Otsego Co., NY, at age 76.1 He was buried in 1799 in Holdredge District Cemetery, Burlington, Otsego Co., NY.2,3

Child of Benjamin Briggs Jr. and Theodosha Sweet

Citations

  1. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony and Descendants, 1621-1965 (USA(V1), Japan(V2): n.pub., c1966-1969), p. 71. Hereinafter cited as Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony.
  2. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony, p. 71, Burlington Flats Cem., rear of old Holdredge School House.
  3. [S359] Cemetery Marker in Holdredge District Cemetery, Burlington, Otsego Co., NY, located in the woods west of State Highway 51 between Garrattsville and West Burlington in the Town of Burlington on the farm of Mr. Fred Schoellig. It is not accessible easily from the road. There are several fieldstones, and many stone down and illegible. (Contributed by Jeanne Westcott) Additions by Jerry Reed 1/2/2000.

Theodosha Sweet1

F, #2319, b. 30 Oct 1727
     Theodosha Sweet was born on 30 Oct 1727.2 She was the daughter of Capt. Henry Sweet.

Theodosha Sweet married Benjamin Briggs Jr., son of Benjamin Briggs Sr. and Susannah Spencer, on 7 Jun 1747 in East Greenwich, Kent Co., RI.

Child of Theodosha Sweet and Benjamin Briggs Jr.

Citations

  1. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony and Descendants, 1621-1965 (USA(V1), Japan(V2): n.pub., c1966-1969), p. 71 says Sweet Gen. says father was Benjamin Sweet. Hereinafter cited as Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony.
  2. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony, p. 71.

Jeremiah Briggs

M, #2320, b. 28 Sep 1753
     Jeremiah Briggs was born on 28 Sep 1753 in East Greenwich, Kent Co., RI.1 He was the son of Benjamin Briggs Jr. and Theodosha Sweet.

Jeremiah Briggs served in the Revolutionary War.2

Jeremiah Briggs was living in Burlington Flats, Otsego Co., NY, in 1800.

Children of Jeremiah Briggs

Citations

  1. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony and Descendants, 1621-1965 (USA(V1), Japan(V2): n.pub., c1966-1969), p. 140. Hereinafter cited as Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony.
  2. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony, p. 254 cites Rev. War service from Queensborough, NY.

George Briggs Sr.

M, #2322, b. 8 May 1777, d. 19 Mar 1865
     George Briggs Sr. was born on 8 May 1777 in Washington Co., NY.1,2 He was the son of Jeremiah Briggs.

George Briggs Sr. married Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence circa 1803 in Easton, Washington Co., NY.1

George Briggs Sr. and Sarah 'Sally' moved to Oswego Co., NY, in 1830.3 George Briggs Sr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, with others in the household: Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence, William Briggs, Mary <...> and Jacob L. Briggs.4 George Briggs Sr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1855 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, with others in the household: Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence, William Briggs, Mary <...>, Jacob L. Briggs, Clary R. Briggs and William O. Briggs (New York State Census.)2 George Briggs Sr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, with others in the household: Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence, William Briggs, Mary <...>, Jacob L. Briggs, Clary R. Briggs and John Briggs.5

George Briggs Sr. died on 19 Mar 1865 in Seneca Hill, Oswego Co., NY, at age 87.1

Children of George Briggs Sr. and Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence

Citations

  1. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony and Descendants, 1621-1965 (USA(V1), Japan(V2): n.pub., c1966-1969), p. 254. Hereinafter cited as Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony.
  2. [S585] NY1855.
  3. [S730] Oswego Daily Times, Oswego Co., NY, Tuesday, March 26, 1895. Hereinafter cited as Oswego Daily Times.
  4. [S414] US1850.
  5. [S402] US1860.

Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence1

F, #2323, b. circa 1785
     Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence was born circa 1785 in Orange Co., NY.1

Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence married George Briggs Sr., son of Jeremiah Briggs, circa 1803 in Easton, Washington Co., NY.2

Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence and George moved to Oswego Co., NY, in 1830.3 Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, in the household of George Briggs Sr.4 Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence was enumerated in the census of 1855 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, in the household of George Briggs Sr.1 Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, in the household of George Briggs Sr.5

Children of Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence and George Briggs Sr.

Citations

  1. [S585] NY1855.
  2. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony and Descendants, 1621-1965 (USA(V1), Japan(V2): n.pub., c1966-1969), p. 254. Hereinafter cited as Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony.
  3. [S730] Oswego Daily Times, Oswego Co., NY, Tuesday, March 26, 1895. Hereinafter cited as Oswego Daily Times.
  4. [S414] US1850.
  5. [S402] US1860.

Jacob Lawrence Briggs

M, #2324, b. 5 Nov 1813, d. 1870
     Jacob Lawrence Briggs was born on 5 Nov 1813 in Easton, Washington Co., NY.1 He was the son of George Briggs Sr. and Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence.

The book "Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony" has Jacob listed as marrying 1) Mary J. Quigg and 2) Marcia Marie Garfield (Galveston, TX). The census records for 1850-1880 do not support this.1

Jacob Lawrence Briggs married first Marcia Marie Garfield before 1836.2 Jacob Lawrence Briggs was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Galveston, Galveston Co., TX, with others in the household: Marcia Marie Garfield and George Dempster Briggs.2

Jacob's second marriage was to Mary Lacon Quigg, daughter of Richard Quigg and Ann Yates, circa 1856.3 Jacob Lawrence Briggs was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Mexico, Oswego Co., NY, in the household of Richard Quigg (his father-in-law.) Jacob Lawrence Briggs was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Galveston, Galveston Co., TX, with others in the household: Mary Lacon Quigg and Frances Briggs.3 Jacob Lawrence Briggs was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Galveston, Galveston Co., TX, with others in the household: Mary Lacon Quigg, Frances Briggs, Mary A. Briggs and Katherine Briggs.4

Jacob Lawrence Briggs died in 1870 in Galveston, Galveston Co., TX, On the ship Varuna off coast of FL.5,6

Children of Jacob Lawrence Briggs and Marcia Marie Garfield

Children of Jacob Lawrence Briggs and Mary Lacon Quigg

Citations

  1. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony and Descendants, 1621-1965 (USA(V1), Japan(V2): n.pub., c1966-1969), p. 362. Hereinafter cited as Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony.
  2. [S414] US1850.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S497] US1870.
  5. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony, p. 362, lost at sea on way to Galveston.
  6. [S584] The Texas State Historical Association, The Handbook of Texas Online (url: http://www.tshaonline.org/).

Mary Lacon Quigg

F, #2325, b. circa 1833, d. 16 Aug 1904
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Lester Milton Barlow
     Mary Lacon Quigg was born circa 1833 in Oswego Co., NY.1,2 She was the daughter of Richard Quigg and Ann Yates. Mary Lacon Quigg was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Mexico, Oswego Co., NY, in the household of Richard Quigg.

Mary Lacon Quigg married Jacob Lawrence Briggs, son of George Briggs Sr. and Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence, circa 1856.3 Mary Lacon Quigg was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Mexico, Oswego Co., NY, in the household of Richard Quigg (her father.) Mary Lacon Quigg was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Galveston, Galveston Co., TX, in the household of Jacob Lawrence Briggs.3

Mary Lacon Quigg was widowed in 1870 in Galveston, Galveston Co., TX.4,5 She was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Galveston, Galveston Co., TX, in the household of Jacob Lawrence Briggs.6 Mary Lacon Quigg was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Galveston, Galveston Co., TX, with others in the household: Frances Briggs, Mary A. Briggs and Katherine Briggs.7 Mary Lacon Quigg was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR, in the household of Holt C. Wilson (her son-in-law.)8

Mary Lacon Quigg died on 16 Aug 1904 in Portland, Multnomah Co., OR, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Holt C. Wilson.2,9,1,7 She was buried in Gardner Briggs Farm Cemetery, Seneca Hill, Oswego Co., NY.10,1,11

Her body was moved from Gardner Briggs Farm Cemetery to Riverview Cemetery.1

Children of Mary Lacon Quigg and Jacob Lawrence Briggs

Citations

  1. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony and Descendants, 1621-1965 (USA(V1), Japan(V2): n.pub., c1966-1969), p. 362. Hereinafter cited as Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony.
  2. [S816] Mexico Independent, Mexico, Oswego Co., NY, Wednesday, September 14, 1904. Hereinafter cited as Mexico Independent.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony, p. 362, lost at sea on way to Galveston.
  5. [S584] The Texas State Historical Association, The Handbook of Texas Online (url: http://www.tshaonline.org/).
  6. [S497] US1870.
  7. [S496] US1880.
  8. [S555] US1900.
  9. [S731] Oswego Daily Palladium, Oswego Co., NY, Thursday, July 27, 1893. Hereinafter cited as Oswego Daily Palladium.
  10. [S355] Cemetery Marker in Gardner Briggs Farm Cemetery, Seneca Hill, Oswego Co., NY.
  11. [S356] Cemetery Marker in Riverview Cemetery, Oswego Co., NY.

George Briggs Jr.

M, #2326, b. 16 Jun 1818, d. 30 Jul 1885
     George Briggs Jr. was born on 16 Jun 1818 in Easton, Washington Co., NY.1,2 He was the son of George Briggs Sr. and Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence.

George Briggs Jr. married first Jane (Jennie) Quigg, daughter of Richard Quigg and Ann Yates, on 26 May 1847 in Mexico, Oswego Co., NY.1,3 George Briggs Jr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1855 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, with others in the household: Jane (Jennie) Quigg, Frederick Briggs and Marsha (Martia) M. Briggs (New York State Census.)2

George's second marriage was to Arvilla Burton circa 1858.1 George Briggs Jr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, with others in the household: Arvilla Burton, Frederick Briggs, Marsha (Martia) M. Briggs, Peter Briggs and Mary Etta Briggs.4 George Briggs Jr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1865 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, with others in the household: Arvilla Burton, Marsha (Martia) M. Briggs, Peter Briggs, Mary Etta Briggs and Delos D. Briggs (New York State Census.)5 George Briggs Jr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, with others in the household: Arvilla Burton, Peter Briggs, Mary Etta Briggs and Delos D. Briggs.6 George Briggs Jr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1875 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, with others in the household: Arvilla Burton, Peter Briggs, Mary Etta Briggs and Delos D. Briggs (New York State Census.)7 George Briggs Jr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, with others in the household: Arvilla Burton, Peter Briggs and Mary Etta Briggs.8

George Briggs Jr. died on 30 Jul 1885 in Richland, Oswego Co., NY, at age 67.9,1 He was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Oswego Co., NY.1,10

Children of George Briggs Jr. and Jane (Jennie) Quigg

Children of George Briggs Jr. and Arvilla Burton

Citations

  1. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony and Descendants, 1621-1965 (USA(V1), Japan(V2): n.pub., c1966-1969), p. 362. Hereinafter cited as Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony.
  2. [S585] NY1855.
  3. [S583] Oswego Palladium, Oswego Co., NY, 1 Jun 1847, page 3, col. 1. "Married, In Mexico, May 26th 1847, by Rev. D. W. McFarland, Mr. George Briggs, Jr. of Volney, to Miss Jane N. Quige, of the former place.". Hereinafter cited as Oswego Palladium.
  4. [S402] US1860.
  5. [S516] NY1865.
  6. [S497] US1870.
  7. [S664] NY1875.
  8. [S496] US1880.
  9. [S354] Death Index, 1881-1951; New York State Birth Index, 1881-1926, Marriage Index, 1881-1951 and Death Index, 1881-1951; Microfiche Z140 (New York, NY: NARA Northeast Region), Document No. 19272.
  10. [S356] Cemetery Marker in Riverview Cemetery, Oswego Co., NY.

Jane (Jennie) Quigg

F, #2327, b. circa 1827, d. before 16 Feb 1857
Relationship
1st cousin 3 times removed of Lester Milton Barlow
     Jane (Jennie) Quigg was born circa 1827 in Montgomery Co., NY.1,2 She was the daughter of Richard Quigg and Ann Yates.

Jane (Jennie) Quigg married George Briggs Jr., son of George Briggs Sr. and Sarah 'Sally' Lawrence, on 26 May 1847 in Mexico, Oswego Co., NY.1,3 Jane (Jennie) Quigg was enumerated in the census of 1855 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, in the household of George Briggs Jr.2

Jane (Jennie) Quigg died before 16 Feb 1857 in Volney, Oswego Co., NY, (when George Briggs, Jr. sold land without rights of a wife.)4 She was buried in Gardner Briggs Farm Cemetery, Seneca Hill, Oswego Co., NY.1,5

Children of Jane (Jennie) Quigg and George Briggs Jr.

Citations

  1. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony and Descendants, 1621-1965 (USA(V1), Japan(V2): n.pub., c1966-1969), p. 362. Hereinafter cited as Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony.
  2. [S585] NY1855.
  3. [S583] Oswego Palladium, Oswego Co., NY, 1 Jun 1847, page 3, col. 1. "Married, In Mexico, May 26th 1847, by Rev. D. W. McFarland, Mr. George Briggs, Jr. of Volney, to Miss Jane N. Quige, of the former place.". Hereinafter cited as Oswego Palladium.
  4. [S306] Edna Anne Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony, p. 362 (says before 1858).
  5. [S355] Cemetery Marker in Gardner Briggs Farm Cemetery, Seneca Hill, Oswego Co., NY.