Milton S. Briry

17 May 1825–2 August 1899 (Age 74)
Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

The Life of Milton S.

When Milton S. Briry was born on 17 May 1825, in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, his father, Joseph Briry, was 32 and his mother, Mary Story, was 31. He married Susannah Philbrook Higgins on 13 December 1855. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States in 1880. He died on 2 August 1899, at the age of 74, and was buried in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milton S. Briry
Susannah Philbrook Higgins
Marriage: 13 December 1855
Ernest Milton Briry
Edward Everett Briry
Mary Ellen Briry
John Franklin Briry
William Storey Briry

Spouse and Children

13 December 1855


    Ernest Milton Briry


    Edward Everett Briry


    Mary Ellen Briry


    John Franklin Briry


    William Storey Briry


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Briry


    Mary Story





    Amanda Olive Briry


World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 7

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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Sources (3)

  • Milton S Briry, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Milton in entry for William Story Briry and Ettie May Morrill, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Milton S. Briry in entry for William S. Briry and Ettie M. Morrill, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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