Nancy Ann Briggs

1747–1785 (Age 38)
Isle of Wight, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Nancy Ann

Nancy Ann Briggs was born in 1747, in Isle of Wight, Virginia, British Colonial America. She married David Strait about January 1765, in Isle of Wight, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1785, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

David Strait
1745–1791
Nancy Ann Briggs
1747–1785
Marriage: about January 1765
Ann Amy Strait
1765–1850
David Strait
1779–1842
Dorcas Strait
about 1783–1791
Lois Strait
1767–1839
Dr. William Logan Strait
1769–1854
Waitey Guilford Strait
1774–1850
Israel Strait
1776–1836
Sarah Strait
1781–1871
Seela Strait
1785–1846

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about January 1765Isle of Wight, Virginia, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1775
    Age 28
    "Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
    1776
    Age 29
    North Carolina is the 12th state.
    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 34
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    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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