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Samuel Freeman Briggs
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1851
Guilford
Piscataquis County
Maine, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1918
Antigo
Langlade County
Wisconsin, USA

Samuel Briggs Will Be Buried Tomorrow
Body will be taken to Thornville - was sixty-six years of age.

The remains of Samuel Freeman Briggs, who passed away Thursday morning at the home of his sister, Mrs. Robert McGregor on Watson Street, at the age of sixty-six years, will be taken to Hortonville for burial tomorrow morning.

Mr. Briggs was born in Maine, September 8, 1851, and at the age of five years moved with his parents to Hortonville. Here he grew to manhood and in 1880 was married to Emma Griffin. To this union three children were born, two of whom survive. They are Harry D. Briggs of Hortonville and Bessie E. Briggs of Oshkosh. The first born son died in infancy.

Mr. Briggs made this state his home until 1900 when he moved to South Dakota where he lived until four years ago. Then he came to this city to spend the remainder of his days with his sister.

Besides the two children mentioned above, he is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Robert McGregor, Antigo; Mrs. Allen Tipler, Neenah; Mrs. George Stein, Long Beach, California; Mrs. H. Sederholn, Genesse, Wis., also three brothers William of Newton, Miss.; Edward of Spearfish, S.D.; Ira of Whitewood, S.D.

Two sisters, Mrs. E.A. Tobey of Antigo and Miss Jennie Briggs of Hortonville preceded Mr. Briggs in death some time ago.

Antigo Daily Journal
February 8, 1918 page 5 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Briggs (1819 - 1865)
  Mary Washburn Briggs (1822 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Gertrude Griffin Alexander (1863 - 1952)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Estella Briggs Corey (1888 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Henry Briggs (1848 - 1933)*
  Daniel Edward Briggs (1850 - 1942)*
  Samuel Freeman Briggs (1851 - 1918)
  Sarah Martilla Briggs McGregor (1853 - 1927)*
  Achsah Almira Briggs Tipler (1855 - 1941)*
  Ann Elizabeth Briggs Tobey (1857 - 1909)*
  Emma Jane Briggs (1858 - 1876)*
  Nellie Phoelina Briggs Stein (1860 - 1940)*
  Harriet Washburn Briggs Lunt Sederholm (1862 - 1955)*
  Ira Hersey Briggs (1864 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Hortonville
Outagamie County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: myWIgenealogy
Record added: Sep 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59447921
Samuel Freeman Briggs
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 Added: Feb. 24, 2014
 
 
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