Diadama Briggs

17 April 1810–19 September 1892 (Age 82)
Sheffield, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Diadama

When Diadama Briggs was born on 17 April 1810, in Sheffield, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Abiel Briggs Sr, was 48 and her mother, Elizabeth Chase, was 38. She married Elisha Baker on 4 December 1828, in Jacksontown, Wakefield, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 19 September 1892, in Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 82.

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Elisha Baker
Diadama Briggs
Marriage: 4 December 1828
Henry Baker
Samuel T Baker
Ephraim Baker
Elizabeth Hester Baker
Sophia Jane Baker
Elisha Baker
George Albert Baker
Diadama E Baker
Victoria M Baker
Richard Baxter Baker
Nelson T. Baker

Spouse and Children

4 December 1828
Jacksontown, Wakefield, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+12 More Children

World Events (3)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 57

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

Age 59

1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 70

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

Name Meaning

Northern English form of Bridge , from Old Norse bryggja.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Diadoque Baker in household of Nelson Baker, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Diadama Briggs in entry for Diadama Baker McLeod, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Diadama Briggs, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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