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Sophia Briggs Main
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Birth: May 11, 1788
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1877
Batavia
Genesee County
New York, USA

Daughter of Dr. William Briggs

"History of Butler County, Iowa"
by Irving H Hart Vol II. S.J. Clarke Publishing Co. 1994.

On page 54 under the heading Jerome Shadbolt. His wife, Laura Lousia Main being a daughter of William Main and Sophia Briggs - Main. It reads:

Mrs. Main was a daughter of Dr. William Briggs, a physician and surgeon under General George Washington at the time when he first took command of the American forces. Dr. Briggs was a prominent member of the medical profession in Boston and was a splendidly educated man. Following the war he took an active part in government affairs. His daughter Sophia was left an orphan at the age of nine years, at the age of nine-teen was a teacher in a high school of Boston and at twenty-two years of age was married, becoming the wife of William Main, a merchant of that city. She died in Batavia, New York. In their family were eight children who reached adult age but Mrs. Louise Shadbolt is the only one now living. 
 
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 Spouse:
  William Main (1786 - 1837)*
 
 Children:
  Sidney Utley Main (1811 - 1893)*
  Thomas T Main (1815 - 1849)*
  Lucy Ann Main Studley (1815 - 1894)*
  Laura Louisa Main Shadbolt (1829 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Batavia Cemetery
Batavia
Genesee County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Deb Kent
Record added: Dec 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81824046
Sophia <i>Briggs</i> Main
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Sophia <i>Briggs</i> Main
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Sophia <i>Briggs</i> Main
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- Deb Kent
 Added: Dec. 11, 2011
 
 
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