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Wesley A. Briggs
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Birth: Aug., 1829
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1909
Cook County
Illinois, USA

He appears on the 1900 US Census (taken on 7 Jun 1900). He was living with his brother, Sydney, in Bremen Township. Unable to find him on the 1910 US Census.

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He was a U.S. Civil War Soldier. Here's that information:

Name: Wesley A Briggs
Residence: Thornton, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 8 Jun 1862
Rank at enlistment: Wagoner
State Served: Illinois
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company Battery M, Illinois 1st LA Batty M Light Artillery Battery on 12 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 24 Jul 1865 at Chicago, IL.
Sources: Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary J. Briggs*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bachelor's Grove Cemetery
Midlothian
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: My Labor of Love
Record added: Sep 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77286122
Wesley A. Briggs
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Wesley A. Briggs
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