Hyrum Briggs

1 May 1864–1864
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hyrum

When Hyrum Briggs was born on 1 May 1864, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Briggs, was 37 and his mother, Jemima MaCauley, was 38. He died in 1864, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Robert Briggs
1826–1890
Jemima MaCauley
1825–1864
Joseph Alma Briggs Sr.
1849–1919
Tamer Elizabeth Briggs
1850–
James Briggs
1852–1853
John Briggs
1853–1855
William Thomas Briggs
1855–1912
Mary Jane Briggs
1858–1861
Sarah Ann Briggs
1860–
Robert Briggs
1861–1861
Hyrum Briggs
1864–1864

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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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  • Hyrum Briggs, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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