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John Jr BRIGGS  

Born: 1642 in Portsmouth Newport, RI 1
Died: 2 JUL 1713 in Portsmouth, Newport, RI
Buried:
Residence: Dartmouth & Little Compton, RI

Children With Hannah FISHER, Married: 16652
John Iii BRIGGS Born: 1668
Died:
Mary BRIGGS Born:
Died:
Mary BRIGGS Born:
Died:
William BRIGGS Born: 1684
Died: 1751
Edward BRIGGS Born: 19 FEB 1665
Tiverton, RI
Died: 11 MAY 1718
Taunton, MA
Susannah BRIGGS Born: MAR 1672
Died:
Job BRIGGS Born: 1689
Little Compton, RI
Died: 17 APR 1733
Warwick, Kent RI
 
Notes: May have died in Tiverton, RI. Listing of estate indicate there was no will. No record of where he was buried has been found.

In 1666 he was a Freeman in Portsmouth and in 1671 in Naragansett Colony. He resided in Tiverton in 1692 when the town was organized.

On 25 Aug 1676. John, age 35 about years, testified as to Low Howland being killed, and also that Manases shot at Joseph Randall.

24 May 1677, he and Hannah received 30 acres if land, probably in Portsmouth, from her father, Edward FISHER. Deed was sworn to 11 Nov 1681 and recorded in Book 1, page 231, Col. Land Evidence, RI.

14 Oct 1679, he was given 1/2 interest in Dartmouth property of his father. He sold that to James Akin of Portsmouth (Taunton Rec. B II, P 124).

Feb 1687 John purchased from John Bailey and his wife Sutton, 100 acres in Punkansett, Bristol Co. MA, and one-eighth of a share north of Little Compton with a house and 1/8 share in Little Compton undivided lands, with a dwelling house for 146£ (recorded in Book 1, page 231, Col. Land Evedence ). He lived here and in Tiverton.

(also under John Briggs, Jr., m. Frances Fisher. This is part of the error about the two John BRIGGS` and their wives.)

02 Mar 1692, at Tiverton. He was made an inhabitant there at the organization of the town.

17 Feb 1699 he purchased more land in Tiverton from Edward Bailey (Taunton Records Book 5, p 163)May have died in Tiverton, RI. Listing of estate indicate there was no will. No record of where he was buried has been found.

18 Jul 1699-he deeded son William, land in or near Little Compton
John and Hannah were from Portsmouth-Tiverton near Little Compton and that John died 1713.

14 Feb 1687 John purchased from John Bailey 100 acres north of Little Compton with a house and 1/8 share of all undivided Little Compton lands (recorded in Book 1, page 231, Col. Land Evedence ). He lived here and in Taunton.

17 Feb 1699/70 he purchased more land in Tiverton from Edward Bailey
(Taunton Records Book 5, p 163)

From Biographical information from ?? book, p 429
John the eldest son of John Briggs was born 1642 in Portsmouth, and resided in Warwik and Kingstown. dying in the latter town in 1697. He was a clerk of a militry company there, on May 20, 1671 took the oath of allegiance on the same date, was made a freeman in 1673, and was constable in 1687. He was one of the six purchasers of a tract of land in Narragansett in 1672. His home was probably on the boarder of Warwick and Kingstown as he is sometime called of the former town. He married Frances, daughter of Edward Fisher of Portsmouth, she died in the same year as himself. Children: John born Feb. 25, 1668, James mentioned below, Frances, Feb. 26, 1673, and died 1693, Richard Feb. 1, 1675, Robert Nov. 13, 1678, mary Sept. 26, 1681 Ann, Sept. 2, 1683, Sarah, April 12, 1685.

May have died in Tiverton, RI. Listing of estate indicate there was no will. No record of where he was buried has been found.
In 1666 he was a Freeman in Portsmouth and in 1671 in Naragansett Colony. He resided in Tiverton in 1692 when the town was organized.
He and Hannah received 30 acres if land, probably in Portsmouth, from her father, Edward FISHER. Deed was sworn to 11 Nov 1681 and recorded in Book1, page 231, Col. Land Evidence, RI.

Feb 1687 John purchased from John Bailey 100 acres north of Little Compton with a house and 1/8 share of all undivided Little Compton lands (recorded in Book 1, page 231, Col. Land Evedence ). He lived here and in Tiverton.
17 Feb 1699 he purchased more land in Tiverton from Edward Bailey (Taunton Records Book 5, p 163)May have died in Tiverton, RI. Listing of estate indicate there was no will. No record of where he was buried has been found.

John and Hannah were from Portsmouth-Tiverton near Little Compton and that John died 1713.

In 1666 he was a Freeman in Portsmouth and in 1671 in Naragansett Colony. He resided in Tiverton in 1692 when the town was organized.

24 May 1677, he and Hannah received 30 acres if land, probably in Portsmouth, from her father, Edward FISHER. Deed was sworn to 11 Nov 1681 and recorded in Book1, page 231, Col. Land Evidence, RI.
14 Oct 1679, he was given 1/2 interest in Dartmouth property of his father. He sold that to James Akin of Portsmouth (Taunton Rec. B II, P 124).

14 Feb 1687 John purchased from John Bailey 100 acres north of Little Compton with a house and 1/8 share of all undivided Little Compton lands (recorded in Book 1, page 231, Col. Land Evedence ). He lived here and in Taunton. (also under John Briggs, Jr., m. Frances Fisher)

17 Feb 1699/70 he purchased more land in Tiverton from Edward Bailey
(Taunton Records Book 5, p 163)
 
John Jr BRIGGS
1642 - 2 JUL 1713
John BRIGGS
1609 - BEF 16 NOV 1690
Sarah CORNELL
1623 - 1661


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 BRIGGS
1546 - 1593
Elizabeth MOUNTEYN
1554 - 1618
John HINCKES
1540 - 1581
Elizabeth MYTAR
-
George CORNELL
ABT 1565 - 22 JUN 1631
Susan CASSE
ABT 1570 -
Henrie BRIGGS
1574 - 4 AUG 1625
Mary HINCKES
12 DEC 1581 - 1615


Sources

1.Title: Vital Records of RI, 1636-1850
Author: James N. Arnold
2.Title: Genealogical Dictionary of RI
Author: Austin
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