|Birth: ||Oct. 20, 1841|
|Death: ||Nov., 1872|
The brigantine "Mary Celeste" was lost with all hands, including her, her husband, Captain Benjamin S. Briggs (1835-1872), and their daughter Sophia (1870-1872), in November 1872. The empty ship was located half way between the Azore Islands and the coast of Portugal on December 4, 1872. A cenotaph stands in the Evergreen Cemetery, Marion, Massachusetts, in memory of her, her husband, and their daughter, "Lost in Brig Mary Celeste." For a complete history on this event, see GHOST SHIP: THE MYSTERIOUS TRUE STORY OF THE MARY CELESTE AND HER MISSING CREW by Brian Hicks (New York: Ballantine Books, 2004).
Find a Grave conributor G. Abbott stated that Sarah Briggs also had a son Arthur, age 7, who was left at home.
Leander Cobb (1801 - 1872)
Julia Ann Cobb (1808 - 1849)
Benjamin Spooner Briggs (1835 - 1872)*
Arthur Stanley Briggs (1865 - 1931)*
Everson Cobb Briggs (1869 - 1869)*
Sophia Matilda Briggs (1870 - 1872)*
Edith Briggs (1872 - 1872)*
William H. Cobb (1831 - 1837)*
Harvey S. Cobb (1834 - 1837)*
Edward A. Cobb (1836 - 1876)*
Harriet M. Cobb (1838 - 1917)*
Sarah Elizabeth Cobb Briggs (1841 - 1872)
Mary S. Cobb (1843 - 1932)*
William H. Cobb (1846 - 1923)*
Julia A. Cobb (1849 - 1876)*
Maria Cobb (1852 - 1943)**
Plot: A cenotaph for her, her husband, and their daughter.
Created by: Leon Edmund Basile
Record added: Oct 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60585328