|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1832|
Daughter of James and Mary Ann Singles; sister of Rachel Schoville, Alsina Hill, Mary Ann Packard and James Singles, Jr.; sister-in-law to Andrew Briggs.
Nathena married Robert L Briggs on December 30, 1848 in Lafayette, Wisconsin. They had six children, William, Elizabeth, Mary Nancy Barlow, Joseph, Rebecca Ewers and John Briggs. John was born 4 months after Robert died.
On March 31, 1864 Robert enlisted in Company E of the 37th Wisconsin Infantry. On July 30, 1864 he was captured at Petersburg, Virginia and sent to Prisoner of War Camp at Danville, Virginia. It was there that he died on August 18, 1864. He is buried in Danville National Cemetery, Section D, Plot 197.
Nathena never remarried but raised her children alone. She received an $8.00 monthly widows pension from the government for the loss of her husband.
She is buried near her sister, Rachel Schoville; her father, James; her brother, James Jr and her brother-in-law Andrew Briggs.
James Singles (1803 - 1876)
Mary Ann Hall Singles (1803 - 1864)
Robert L Briggs (1827 - 1864)
William Taylor Briggs (1849 - 1925)*
Nancy Barlow (1854 - 1932)*
Leander Briggs (1856 - 1872)*
John Warner Briggs (1864 - 1934)*
Sarah Singles (1831 - ____)*
Nathene Ann Singles Briggs (1832 - 1913)
Mary Ann Singles Packard (1835 - 1919)*
John H. Singles (1838 - 1864)*
William Singles (1840 - 1862)*
Alsina Alice Singles Hill (1842 - 1884)*
Rachel Jane Singles Schoville (1842 - 1917)*
James H Singles (1847 - 1904)*
Anderson John Singles (1855 - 1870)*
Created by: Judy Schoville Buchanan
Record added: May 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37541874