James Scott Briggs

10 May 1859–23 May 1949 (Age 90)
Missouri, United States

The Life of James Scott

When James Scott Briggs was born on 10 May 1859, in Missouri, United States, his father, Scott Terrence Briggs, was 22 and his mother, Bridget Ellen Fennessey, was 29. He married Martha Ann Schell on 16 June 1884, in Maries, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Boone Township, Maries, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Miller Township, Maries, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 May 1949, in Rolla, Phelps, Missouri, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Brinktown, Maries, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Scott Briggs
1859–1949
Martha Ann Schell
1867–1923
Marriage: 16 June 1884
Della M Briggs
1885–
Addie Sopha Briggs
1887–1920
Frank Terry Briggs
1889–1963
Rose G Briggs
1890–
Leona Briggs
1893–1970
Bridgett Briggs
1896–
Floria Briggs
1898–
Columbus Biggs
1904–
Irene Biggs
1908–

Spouse and Children

    Male1859–1949Male

    Martha Ann Schell

    Female1867–1923Female

MARRIAGE
16 June 1884
Maries, Missouri, United States
children

(9)

    Della M Briggs

    Female1885–Female

    Addie Sopha Briggs

    Female1887–1920Female

    Male1889–1963Male

    Rose G Briggs

    Female1890–Female

    Female1893–1970Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Scott Terrence Briggs

    Male1837–1900Male

    Bridget Ellen Fennessey

    Female1830–1917Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1860

Age 1

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 27

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • James Bris*, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Biggs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Briggs in household of S Terry Briggs, "United States Census, 1880"

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