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Anna Wilke Brigg
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Birth: Jun. 29, 1849, Poland
Death: Jan. 20, 1935
Platte County
Nebraska, USA

Born in Zwiernik, Poland. Married to Mattias Bryg on 24 Jan 1884 at Duncan Nebraska
Columbus (Nebraska) Telegram Monday, January 21, 1935
--Mrs. Anna Brigg, 85, passed away at 4:45 p.m. yesterday at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mrs. and Mrs. Gus Boettcher, 2715 Eighth street, where she had made her home since last July. She had been in failing health for two years, and was bedfast for the last three days. Her death was due to a complication of diseases incident to her advanced age. As Miss Anna Wilke, whe was born on June 29, 1849 at Zwienik, Poland and came to the United States when she was 25 years of age. She came directly to Columbus, and since that time made her home continuously in Platte county. She was married here in 1883 to Mathew Brigg, and they made their home on his farm near Platte Center, where he had homesteaded a few years before. They spent five years there, then moved to a farm east of Columbus where they resided for two years. At that time they moved to Columbus, and since then Mrs. Brigg made her home here. Mr. Brigg passed away in January, 1896. Other than occasional visits to her daughter, Mrs. Victoria Skorupa, who resides south of Duncan in Polk county, Mrs. Brigg has never been outside of the county since coming to Columbus. She was an active and devout member of St. Anthony's Catholic church. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Boettcher and Mrs. Skorupa; one son, Charles Brigg, of Arvada, Wyo; three step daughters, Mrs. Martin Nosal, of Barnsville, Minn., Mrs. Mary Czapla, of Watkins Glen, N. Y., and Ven. Sr. M. Eleutheria of St. Joseph's hospital, Omaha, and six grandchildren. Three sons, Frank, Anton and Joseph preceded her in death, the latter two dying in infancy.
Note: St Bonaventure Catholic Church in Columbus records the birth of son, Joseph, on August 29, 1892 and his death on April 22, 1893. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Matthias Brygg (1836 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Frank Briggs (1884 - 1922)*
  Antonius Brygg (1886 - 1887)*
  Victoria Briggs Skorupa (1887 - 1966)*
  Charles J. Briggs (1890 - 1950)*
  Joseph Brygg (1892 - 1893)*
  Mary Briggs Boettcher (1895 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Bonaventure Cemetery
Columbus
Platte County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section 5, Row 31
 
Maintained by: diaNEB
Originally Created by: Don
Record added: Feb 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18003842
Anna <i>Wilke</i> Brigg
Added by: Shirley (Bruhn) Martys
 
Anna <i>Wilke</i> Brigg
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