Capt. William Briggs, (Revolutionary War)

Capt. William Briggs, (Revolutionary War)

Male 1718 - 1802  (84 years)

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  • Name Capt. William Briggs  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Suffix (Revolutionary War) 
    Born 24 Apr 1718  Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    1718 Birth William Briggs
    1718 Birth William Briggs
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jul 1802  Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Briggs Lot, Little Compton #16, Shaw Road west of Grange
    1774 Headstone Capt William Briggs
    1774 Headstone Capt William Briggs
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Person ID I310  BriggsFamily
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2022 

    Father Job Briggs,   b. 3 Aug 1696, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1727, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Tallman,   b. 3 May 1696, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1769, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1715  Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1715 Marriage Briggs xxxx
    1715 Marriage Briggs xxxx
    Family ID F101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abishag Records,   b. 16 Feb 1716, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1790, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1738  Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1738 Marriage Briggs Records
    1738 Marriage Briggs Records
    Children 
     1. Job Briggs, ????XXXX  [natural]
     2. John Briggs,   b. Abt 1739,   d. Abt 1810  (Age ~ 71 years)  [natural]
     3. Cornelius Briggs,   b. Abt 1742  [natural]
     4. Elizabeth Briggs,   b. Abt 1744  [natural]
     5. Ruth Briggs,   b. Abt 1746  [natural]
     6. Walter Briggs,   b. Abt 1748  [natural]
    +7. Richard Briggs,   b. 14 Apr 1751, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1784, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
     8. Judith Briggs,   b. Abt 1753  [natural]
     9. Betsey Briggs,   b. Abt 1755  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2022 
    Family ID F97  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Apr 1718 - Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jul 1738 - Rhode Island, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jul 1802 - Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1774 Headstone Capt William Briggs
    1774 Headstone Capt William Briggs
    Henrie Briggs to Cornelius Briggs
    Henrie Briggs to Cornelius Briggs
    Little Compton Families - Briggs
    Little Compton Families - Briggs
    1738 Marriage Briggs Records
    1738 Marriage Briggs Records
    1718 Birth William Briggs
    1718 Birth William Briggs

  • Sources 
    1. [S56] Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;), 1738 Marriage Briggs Records.
      Name: William Briggs
      Marriage Date: 16 Jul 1738
      Marriage Place: Rhode Island, USA
      Spouse Name: Abishag Records
      Page Number: 9

    2. [S56] Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;), 1718 Birth William Briggs.
      Name: William Briggs
      Birth Date: 24 Apr 1718
      Birth Place: Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA
      Father Name: Job Briggs
      Mother Name: Mary Briggs
      Page Number: 83

    3. [S46] Find A Grave, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), 1802 Find A Grave Capt William Briggs.
      Capt William Briggs
      Birth 24 Apr 1718
      Death 17 Jul 1802 (aged 84)
      Burial
      Briggs Lot
      Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
      Memorial ID 64174826
      Family Members
      Parents
      Job Briggs 1696–1727
      Mary Tallman Briggs 1696–1769
      Spouse
      Abishag Records Briggs 1716–1790
      Siblings
      Joseph Briggs 1719–1758
      Jeremiah Briggs 1721–1764
      Abigail Briggs Cornell 1726–1799 (m. 1768)
      Children
      John Briggs 1740–1810
      Cornelius Briggs 1741–1803
      Elizabeth Briggs Davenport 1744–1797
      Ruth Briggs Brownell 1746–1799
      Richard Briggs 1751–1784
      Job Briggs 1758–1834

    4. [S41] Rhode Island Colonial War Servicemen, 1740-62, Flint, James, ed., (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 1999;), William Briggs French & Indian WarService.
      Name: William
      Surname: Briggs
      War Served In: Old French & Indian War
      Notes: Served in campaigns of 1758 and 1759.

    5. [S56] Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;), 1715 Marriage Briggs xxxx.
      Rhode Island, U.S., Vital Extracts, 1636-1899
      Name: Job Briggs
      Marriage Date: 1715
      Marriage Place: Rhode Island, USA
      Spouse Name: Mary
      Page number: 9