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
Jemima MaCauley
Joseph Alma Briggs Sr.
Tamer Elizabeth Briggs
James Briggs
John Briggs
William Thomas Briggs
Mary Jane Briggs
Sarah Ann Briggs
Robert Briggs
Hyrum Briggs

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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.

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

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