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Job BRIGGS1  

Born: 1689 in Little Compton, RI
Died: 17 APR 1733 in Warwick, Kent RI
Buried:
   Born    Died
Children with Eleanor UNK
Amey BRIGGS Born:
Little Compton, RI
Died:
Job BRIGGS Jr. Born: 26 JUL 1712
Little Compton, Newport, RI (probably)
Died: AFT 1777
Warwick, Kent, RI
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:
Wait (Waity) BRIGGS Born: 1732
Little Compton, RI
Died:
Elizabeth BRIGGS Born: 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 BRIGGS Jr.
1642 - 2 JUL 1713
Hannah FISHER
ABT 1644 - AFT 1727


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





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














Sources

1.Author: Benjamin Franklin Wilbour
Title: Little Compton Families
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