Nathan A. Briggs

31 March 1873–19 September 1875 (Age 2)
Dragoon, Osage, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Nathan A.

When Nathan A. Briggs was born on 31 March 1873, in Dragoon, Osage, Kansas, United States, his father, Hiram Thomas Briggs, was 42 and his mother, Laura M. Briggs, was 31. He died on 19 September 1875, in his hometown, at the age of 2.

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Hiram Thomas Briggs
Laura M. Briggs
Elnora Viola Briggs
Viletta L. Briggs
Mary M. Briggs
Sarah Emma Briggs
George Washington Briggs
William T. Briggs
Belle Briggs
Nathan A. Briggs
Minnie May Briggs
Cora A. Briggs
Myron Briggs
Jennie Briggs
Herbert Briggs

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World Events (2)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 2
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
Age 2
During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Brigg, with post-medieval excrescent -s, from Middle English brig(g) (Old Norse bryggja), the northern and Scottish word for bridge, for someone who lived by a bridge or who came from any of the places called from the word.History: The surname Briggs is found chiefly in West Yorkshire. A family of gentry have held lands at Keighley in West Yorkshire continuously for 500 years. The mathematician Henry Briggs (1561–1631), who invented logarithms, was born in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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