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Essie Mae Cawthon Briggs
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1888
Ray County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1943
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Married 4 times. Last name at death was Briggs. Buried in family plot of 2nd husband, Edward Burkhalter.


Frank Ware (1883-?) m.1904
Edward Charles Burkhalter (18881921) m.1919
Benjamin Ferrel (1894-1929) m.19 Jan 1923
Eldon Ray Briggs (1904-1969) m.29 Aug 1932

Essie's mother, Olive Ware Cawthon "Ollie" is buried to the right of Essie's grave with no head stone. Husband Benjamin Ferrel is buried to the left.

Family links: 
  Joseph Franklin Cawthon (1863 - 1904)
  Olive May Ware Cawthon (1866 - 1931)
  Benjamin M Ferrel (1894 - 1929)
  Edward Charles Burkhalter (1888 - 1921)*
  Essie Mae Cawthon Briggs (1888 - 1943)
  Mary Ellen Cawthon Brestogianis (1891 - 1968)*
  Anna Bell Cawthon King DiStefano (1893 - 1962)*
  Georgia Viola Cawthon Martin (1895 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Elmwood Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: MrsZ
Originally Created by: Ron Mac
Record added: Aug 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75066021
Essie Mae <i>Cawthon</i> Briggs
Added by: Ron Mac
Essie Mae <i>Cawthon</i> Briggs
Added by: Ron Mac
Essie Mae <i>Cawthon</i> Briggs
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 Added: Dec. 4, 2014

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