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Doretta Crites Briggen
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1882
Bollinger County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1919
Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA

Doretta is the daughter of Frank & Eveline Presnell (spl?) Crites.

She and William Briggen were married on Dec. 24, 1907.

Article printed in the Southeast Missourian, Cape Girardeau, MO, Wednesday Evening, September 10, 1919, Vol 18, No 295, Pg 7; "Mrs. Wm. Briggan Died This Morning ---
Mrs. William Briggan, wife of the blacksmith at the cement plant, died this morning at 11 o'clock, following an illness with typhoid fever. She had been sick for the past 24 days.
Mrs. Briggan was past 30 years old and had lived in this city for a number of years. She leaves, besides the husband, three children.
Funeral arrangements had not been completed this afternoon."

Article printed in the Southeast Missourian, Cape Girardeau, MO, Thursday Evening, September 11, 1919, Vol 18, No 296, Pg 1; "Briggan Funeral Was Held Today --- The funeral of Mrs. Doretta Briggan, who died Wednesday morn'ng of typhoid fever after a three weeks' illness, was held this afternoon. services being said at St. Vincent's Catholic Church at 2 o'clock. Burial followed in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Mrs. Briggan was 37 years, 2 months and 16 days old and is survived by a husband and three children."

*note: Spelling of first name on death certificate differs from headstone. Spelling of last name in newspaper articles differs from headstone. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Crites (1857 - 1920)
  Eveline Crites (1856 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  William Briggen (1886 - 1961)
 
 Children:
  John Eugene Briggen (1908 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Briggen
William, 1886 - 1961
Doretta, 1882 - 1919
At Rest
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Pierce-Sanford
Record added: Jan 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103991871
Doretta <i>Crites</i> Briggen
Added by: Pierce-Sanford
 
Doretta <i>Crites</i> Briggen
Added by: Pierce-Sanford
 
Doretta <i>Crites</i> Briggen
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