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Job W. BRIGGS  

Born: 3 AUG 1696 in Portsmouth, RI
Died: 28 FEB 1739 in Little Compton, RI
Buried: in Briggs Cemetery, Shaw Road, Little Compton, RI
   Born    Married and Died
Children with Mary TALLMAN
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 BRIGGS Born: 1728
Little Compton, RI
Died:
Lovet BRIGGS Born: 1730
Little Compton, RI
Died:
Job BRIGGS Born: 26 JUL 1732
Portsmouth, RI
Died:
Elizabeth BRIGGS Born: 18 NOV 1735
Portsmouth, RI
Died: BEF 1810
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 W. BRIGGS
3 AUG 1696 - 28 FEB 1739
William BRIGGS
1650 - 12 MAY 1716
Elizabeth Borden COOKE
1653 - 1716


John BRIGGS
1609 - BEF 16 NOV 1690
Sarah CORNELL
30 MAR 1623 - 1690









William BRIGGS
ABT 1574 - 14 AUG 1625
Sarah GORE
ABT 1577 - BET 1612 AND 1675














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