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Elizabeth Martha Shields Briggs
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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 
 
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 Parents:
  Augustus Shields (1825 - 1888)
  Susannah A Fortney Shields (1834 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Brice Blair Briggs (1866 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
 Siblings:
  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
 
Burial:
Germany Valley Cemetery
Shirleysburg
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Jun 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14575097
Elizabeth Martha <i>Shields</i> Briggs
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Elizabeth Martha <i>Shields</i> Briggs
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Elizabeth Martha <i>Shields</i> Briggs
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