Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Briggses in:
 • Germany Valley Cemetery
 • Shirleysburg
 • Huntingdon County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Elizabeth Martha Shields Briggs
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Apr. 15, 1870
Death: Sep. 30, 1949

Daugher of of Augustus SHIELDS and Susanna FORTNEY. Wife of Brice Blair BRIGGS. Mother of Edith G. Markley, Frederick F., Blair Brice, Sherman S. and Eva A. Kurtz.

Mrs. Elizabeth Briggs - Of 620 North Fifth street, Bellwood, widow of Blair B. Briggs, died unexpectedly this morning at 11 o'clock at her home. She was born April 15, 1870, at Blacklog, Pa. Mr. Briggs preceded her in death Oct. 15, 1910. Surviving are three sons and two daughters, Fred F. and Blair B. of Bellwood, Sherman S. of Fostoria, Mrs. Edith Markley and Mrs. Eva Kurtz of Bellwood; 12 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Edith Cramer of Lakemont. Mrs. Briggs was a member of the Bellwood Evangelical United Brethren church. Firends will be received at the home after noon Saturday.
Altoona Mirror
Altoona, Blair Co., PA
30 September 1949 
Family links: 
  Augustus Shields (1825 - 1888)
  Susannah A Fortney Shields (1834 - 1908)
  Brice Blair Briggs (1866 - 1910)
  Edith G. Briggs Markley (1892 - 1977)*
  Frederick F. Briggs (1894 - 1974)*
  Blair Brice Briggs (1895 - 1953)*
  Sherman S. Briggs (1901 - 1988)*
  Eva Agnes Briggs Kurtz (1905 - 2002)*
  John Pius Shields (1854 - 1940)*
  Francis Kendrick Shields (1856 - 1910)*
  Alice A. Shields Depew (1858 - 1942)*
  Clara Agnes Shields Shope (1862 - 1926)*
  Sarah Ellen Shields Foust (1864 - 1906)*
  Mary E Shields (1867 - 1888)*
  Elizabeth Martha Shields Briggs (1870 - 1949)
  Edith M. Shields Cramer (1873 - 1950)*
  James Milton Shields (1875 - 1946)*
*Calculated relationship
Germany Valley Cemetery
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Jun 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14575097
Elizabeth Martha <i>Shields</i> Briggs
Added by: Cheryl
Elizabeth Martha <i>Shields</i> Briggs
Added by: Kathryn Doyle
Elizabeth Martha <i>Shields</i> Briggs
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Donald Seilhymer
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Cyndi
 Added: Jul. 13, 2014

- Barbara Hammons Davis, Dalt's Mom
 Added: Apr. 10, 2008

- Florence
 Added: Apr. 28, 2007

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service