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Job BRIGGS  

Born: 3 AUG 1696 in Portsmouth, RI
Died: 28 FEB 1739 in Little Compton, RI
Buried: Briggs Cemetery, Shaw Road, Little Compton, RI1

Children With Mary TALLMAN, Married: 1715 in Little Compton, RI
Oliver BRIGGS Born: 27 DEC 1716
Little Compton, RI
Died: 28 FEB 1768
William BRIGGS Born: 24 APR 1718
Little Compton, RI
Died: 16 JUL 1802
Joseph BRIGGS Born: 4 JAN 1720
Little Compton, RI
Died: 10 FEB 1758
Jeremiah BRIGGS Born: 1721
Little Compton, RI
Died: SEP 1764
Deborah BRIGGS Born: 1723
Little Compton, RI
Died: 21 MAR 1804
Bathsheba BRIGGS Born: 1724
Newport, Little Compton, RI
Died:
Abigail BRIGGS Born: 1726
Newport, Little Compton, RI
Died:
Elizabeth BRIGGS Born: 1726
Little Compton, RI
Died:
Walter (or Warren) BRIGGS Born: 1728
Little Compton, RI
Died:
Lovet BRIGGS Born: 1730
Little Compton, RI
Died:
Job BRIGGS Born: 26 JUL 1732
Portsmouth, RI
Died:
Mary BRIGGS Born: 15 JAN 1738
Little Compton, RI
Died:
 
Notes: Moved to Little Compton, MA and lived there until 1720 when he returned to Portsmouth. He made his will 15 Feb 1726/27 and was probated 28 Apr 1726/27(?) (does not jibe with last three children). The description of the will in Bristol Co. MA. Probate Record Abstracts (1982) lists the first five children and mentions another wife. He received the house, household goods, and farm where his father William lived as well as land on the south side of a line in another farm, and livestock, houose, and orchard where he then dwelled.

(From "John Briggs of Newport and Portsmouth, RI" by Lilla Elizabeth Briggs Sampson, 1930? Typed manuscript in Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison. partial copy in Library of Congress, Genealogical Section, Washington, DC)

Buried in BRIGGS Cemetery on Shaw Road in Little Compton, RI (Little Compton Records).
Two more children born long after his death. Don`t know yet who their father was. Ann, b. 22 Apr 1740; Hannah, b. 14 Mar 1741-42Moved to Little Compton, MA and lived there until 1720 when he returned to Portsmouth. He made his will 15 Feb 1726/27 and was probated 28 Apr 1726/27(?) (does not jibe with last three children). The description of the will in Bristol Co. MA. Probate Record Abstracts (1982) lists the first five children and mentions another wife. He received thhe house, household goods, and farm where his father William lived as well as land on the south side of a line in another farm, and livestock, houose, and orchard where he then dwelled.

(From "John Briggs of Newport and Portsmouth, RI" by Lilla Elizabeth Briggs Sampson, 1930? Typed manuscript in Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison. partial copy in Library of Congress, Genealogical Section, Washington, DC)

Buried in BRIGGS Cemetery on Shaw Road in Little Compton, RI (Little Compton Records).
 
Job BRIGGS
3 AUG 1696 - 28 FEB 1739
William BRIGGS
1650 - 12 MAY 1715
Elizabeth COOK
1653 - AUG 1716


John BRIGGS
1609 - BEF 16 NOV 1690
Sarah CORNELL
1623 - 1661
John COOK
MAR 1631 - 16 MAY 1691
John COOK
13 JAN 1632 - 23 DEC 1690





Henrie BRIGGS
1574 - 4 AUG 1625
Mary HINCKES
12 DEC 1581 - 1615
Thomas CORNELL
24 MAR 1594 - 8 FEB 1656
Rebecca BRIGGS
25 OCT 1600 - 8 FEB 1673
Thomas COOKE
13 APR 1600 - 6 FEB 1677
Mary BORDEN
- BEF 1672
Richard BORDEN
1595 - 1671
Joan FOWLE
1604 - 1688


Sources

1.Title: Little Compton Records
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