Nellie A Briggs

Female19 February 1866–18 October 1924

Brief Life History of Nellie A

When Nellie A Briggs was born on 19 February 1866, in Bridgewater, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Nathan Alstine Briggs, was 35 and her mother, Althea Tuttle, was 27. She married Adolph Chauret Carter on 13 February 1886, in Bridgewater, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 18 October 1924, in Hartford, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Hartford, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adolph Chauret Carter
1850–1930
Nellie A Briggs
1866–1924
Marriage: 13 February 1886
George Adolph Carter
1886–1956
Alta Mae Carter
1892–1931
Grace Madeline Carter
1906–1983

Sources (27)

  • Nellie A. Briggs in household of Nathan A. Briggs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nellie Amanda Briggs Carter, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nellie A Briggs, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1886Bridgewater, Windsor, Vermont, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 2

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 16

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    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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