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Sarah Elizabeth Hildebrand Briggs
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1846
McVeytown
Mifflin County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1919
Orbisonia
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA

Daughter of William HILDEBRAND and Margaret GILLILAND. Wife of George Wilson BRIGGS and the mother of five children: Charles R., Ira Otis, Mayme Fayette, Currence and Lula L. Wilson.

Obituary:
Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Briggs died at her home in Orbisonia, Pa., Oct. 1st, 1919, aged 73 years and 17 days. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church by her pastor, Rev. Martin, and Rev. J.K. Knisely, of Altoona, who had been a friend of the family for thirty-four years. Mrs. Briggs had been a member of the Methodist faith for forty years and was much interested and took an active part in all church activities. She was the daughter of the late William and Margaret Gilliland Hildebrand, of near Mount Union. She was united in marriage with G.W. Briggs, of near Mount Union, in 1867, to whom were born five children. Her husband and two children, Charlie and Mrs. Lulu Carothers, proceeded her to the grave. Surviving are Otis, of Pittsburgh, Pa., Mrs. Mame Rowe and Mrs. Currance Wilson, of Orbisonia, Pa. Nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two brothers and two sisters also survive.
Semi-Weekly News
Huntingdon, Huntingdon Co., PA
9 October 1919 
 
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 Spouse:
  George Wilson Briggs (1841 - 1900)
 
 Children:
  Charles Briggs (1869 - 1916)*
  Ira Otis Briggs (1872 - 1944)*
  Mayme Fayette Briggs Rowe (1876 - 1949)*
  Currence Briggs Wilson (1878 - 1931)*
  Lula L. Briggs Carothers (1884 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Orbisonia Cemetery
Orbisonia
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Lot #2
 
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Jun 02, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14482537
Sarah Elizabeth <i>Hildebrand</i> Briggs
Added by: Kathryn Doyle
 
Sarah Elizabeth <i>Hildebrand</i> Briggs
Added by: Kathryn Doyle
 
 
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