Thelma Briggs

16 June 1903–19 October 1987 (Age 84)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Thelma

When Thelma Briggs was born on 16 June 1903, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Robert Lee Briggs, was 30 and her mother, Martha Jane Westmoreland, was 30. She died on 19 October 1987, in Reidsville, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States.

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James Earnest Rice
1905–1995
Thelma Briggs
1903–1987

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World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 15

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1927

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Northern English form of Bridge , from Old Norse bryggja.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Thelma Briggs Rice, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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