Susannah Briggs

21 September 1641–7 November 1704 (Age 63)
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Briggs was born on 21 September 1641, in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, Reverend John Briggs, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Cornell, was 14. She married William Palmer in 1663, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 7 November 1704, in her hometown, at the age of 63, and was buried in Old Commons Burial Ground, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Palmer
1638–1675
Susannah Briggs
1641–1704
Marriage: 1663
William Palmer Jr.
1663–1746
Anne Palmer
1670–
John Palmer
1665–1753
Joseph Palmer
1667–1728
Susannah Palmer
1671–1747

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1663
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

Northern English form of Bridge , from Old Norse bryggja.

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

Susannah Briggs Northway (21 September 1641 – 7 November 1704)

Susanna Briggs married 1st William Palmer. She married 2nd John Northway. (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/72549290/susanna-northway)

Sources (3)

  • Susanna Briggs Northway, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Susanna in entry for John Palmer, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Susana in entry for Susana Palmar, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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