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Job BRIGGS1  

Born: 1689 in Little Compton, RI
Died: 17 APR 1733 in Warwick, Kent RI 2
Buried:

Children With Eleanor UNK, Married: BEF 1707
Amey BRIGGS Born:
Little Compton, RI
Died:
Sarah BRIGGS Born:
Little Compton, RI
Died: 2 MAY 1737
John BRIGGS Born:
Died: MAY 1763
Jeremiah BRIGGS Born:
Little Compton, RI
Died:
Mary BRIGGS Born:
Little Compton, RI
Died:
Enoch BRIGGS Born:
Little Compton, RI
Died:
Elizabeth BRIGGS Born:
Died:
Job Jr BRIGGS Born: 26 JUL 1712
Little Compton, Newport, RI (probably)
Died: AFT 1777
Warwick, Kent, RI
Wait (Waity) BRIGGS Born: 1732
Little Compton, RI
Died:
 
Notes: Will written 07 Jan 1732, proved 17 April, 1733 (some info from Wilbur`s Little Compton Families)
Will of Job Briggs of Little Compton dated 07 Jan1732/33, proved 17 Apr, 1733, from Bristol Co. MA Records, vol 1, 1687-1745
Inventory of land: 105£ 13s.7d, viz:apparel, 18£ 3s1d, cash 10£, pewter warming pan, pair of worsted combs, sword, spinning wheel, 57 gallons rum, 2 hogsheads,cider, bible, testament, psalter, pair of oxen, cow, calf, and mare, homestead and 12 acres, 590£ and 37 acres of wild land, 139£. This homestead was on the east side of Little Compton, next to the Dartmouth line, now Westport, probably near Adamsville. His will also indicates he had land in Tiverton which was sold by the executor.

Lived in Dartmouth, MA and Little Compton, RI and Tiverton, RI.
Most information re: Job BRIGGS` descendants from Bill GALT (wmbgalt@@aol.com)Left to his wife Eleanor the east end of the dwelling house and improvement of all lands where house now stands and half of movable estate. Also Negro woman called Rose, and a feather bed.

(See each of his children for properties left to them by his will.)

Most information re: Job BRIGGS` descendants from Bill GALT (wmbgalt@@aol.com)

Often confused with another Job.

Will written 07 Jan 1732, proved 17 April, 1733 (some info from Wilbur`s Little Compton Families)
Will of Job Briggs of Little Compton dated 07 Jan1732/33, proved 17 Apr, 1733, from Bristol Co. MA Records, vol 1, 1687-1745
Inventory of land: homestead, 12 acres and 37 acres of wild land. This homestead was on the east side of Little Compton, next to the Dartmouth line, now Westport, probably near Adamsville. His will also indicates he had land in Tiverton which was sold by the executor
Lived in Dartmouth, MA and Little Compton, RI and Tiverton, RI.
Most information re: Job BRIGGS` descendants from Bill GALT (wmbgalt@@aol.com)Left to his wife Eleanor the east end of the dwelling house and improvement of all lands where house now stands and half of movable
estate. Also Negro woman called Rose.

(See each of his children for properties left to them by his will.)

Inventory of land: homestead, 12 acres and 37 acres of wild land.
This homestead was on the east side of Little Compton, next to the Dartmouth line, now Westport, probably near Adamsville. His will also indicates he had land in Tiverton which was sold by the executor Lived in Dartmouth, MA and Little Compton, RI and Tiverton, RI.
Most information re: Job BRIGGS` descendants from Bill GALT (wmbgalt@@aol.com)

Often confused with another Job.
 
Job BRIGGS
1689 - 17 APR 1733
John Jr BRIGGS
1642 - 2 JUL 1713
Hannah FISHER
ABT 1644 - AFT 1727


John BRIGGS
1609 - BEF 16 NOV 1690
Sarah CORNELL
1623 - 1661
Edward FISHER
1615 - 1677
Judith SMITH
1620 - 1655





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

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Sources

1.Title: Little Compton Families
Author: Benjamin Franklin Wilbour
2.Title: Briggs Genealogy
Author: Bertha Bortle Beal Aldridge
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