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Jesse William Briggs
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1885
Burnt Cabins
Fulton County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 1961
Fayetteville
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of Thomas Bennet BRIGGS and Amanda Elizabeth GALLAHER. Husband of Margaret Rebeccah HAMPTON.

Obituary:
Jesse William Briggs of Fayetteville died on Wednesday, February 8, 1961, at 10:45 p.m. at the home of his son, Julian Briggs of Fayetteville. He had been in failing health for the past three years. He was born March 13, 1885, in Burnt Cabins, a son of Thomas and Amanda (Gallaher) Briggs. He was married to Margaret Rebeccah Hampton of Shade Gap in McConnellsburg in 1907. His wife survives along with the following children: Robert Briggs of Fayetteville, Donald Briggs of Fayetteville, Julian Briggs of Fayetteville, Glenn Briggs of Chambersurg, Mrs. Edith Locke of Fayetteville and Mrs. Geraldine Kelly of Perulack. There are 26 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. Mr. Briggs was of the Methodist faith. During his life he had followed the occupation of a sawyer and had been employed by the Harbison-Walker Refractories, retiring in 1952. Mr. and Mrs. Briggs had resided in Orbisonia until about two years and one-half years ago when they moved to Fayetteville. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 11, at 2 p.m. from the Ott funeral home in Orbisonia. The Rev. John Kane, pastor of the Methodist Church in Fayetteville, will officiate. Interment will be made in the Presbyterian Cemetery at Burnt Cabins. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. this evening until the time for the service on Saturday. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Bennet Briggs (1851 - 1925)
  Amanda Elizabeth Gallaher Briggs (1850 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Rebeccah Hampton Briggs (1889 - 1974)*
 
 Children:
  Lewis Thomas Briggs (1907 - 1908)*
  Robert Edward Briggs (1910 - 1980)*
  Helen Gertrude Briggs Fogal (1912 - 2007)*
  Kenneth Richard Briggs (1915 - 1941)*
  Donald Vincent Briggs (1920 - 1971)*
  Edith Mae Briggs Locke (1922 - 2014)*
  Geraldine Agnes Briggs Kelley (1924 - 2013)*
  Julian Jesse Briggs (1926 - 2005)*
  Glenn Hampton Briggs (1928 - 1999)*
  Herbert Leroy Briggs (1929 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ira Edward Briggs (1874 - 1941)*
  Mallia B. Briggs Mock (1877 - 1927)*
  Hugh Ferdinand Briggs (1882 - 1912)*
  Jesse William Briggs (1885 - 1961)
  Robert Merble Briggs (1891 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Burnt Cabins Cemetery
Burnt Cabins
Fulton County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Jul 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39496637
Jesse William Briggs
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Jesse William Briggs
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Rest in peace.
- Kathryn Doyle
 Added: Jul. 16, 2009
 
 
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