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Edith G. Briggs Markley
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1892
Mount Union
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1977
Harrisburg
Dauphin County
Pennsylvania, USA

Daughter of of Brice Blair BRIGGS and Elizabeth Martha SHIELDS. Married 26 June 1912 at Bellwood to Robert Henry MILLER who died 27 October 1919. Edith was later married to William H. MARKLEY. She was the mother of Grace Elizabeth McINTIRE, Blair R. MILLER, June Markley MILLER, Frederick A. MARKLEY and J. Thomas MARKLEY.

Obituary:
Edith G. Markley, Of 918 N. 3rd St., Bellwood, died at at 6:05 a.m. yesterday, Sept. 2, 1977 at Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg, after an extended illness. She was born in Shirley Township, Huntingdon County, Jan. 31, 1892, the daughter of Brice and Martha (Shields) Briggs, and was twice married, first to Robert B. Miller, who died in 1918, and then to William H. Markley, who died April 1, 1973. She is survived by four sons and daughters, Fred of Camp Hill, Thomas of Plymouth, Mass., Mrs. Grace McIntire of Greenwood and Mrs. June Miller of Roseville, Mich.; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Dorothy Nearhoof of Bellwood, Mrs. Mary Decker of Bedford, and Mrs. Charlotte Miller of Lum, Mich.; 23 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and a brother and sister, Sherman Briggs of Fostoria and Mrs. Eva Kurtz of Bellwood. Mrs. Markley was a member of Calvary United Methodist church of Bellwood and Sunshine Workers Sunday School Class, Bellwood AARP and Bellwood War Mothers. Friends will be received in the Gerald D. Johnson Funeral Home, Bellwood, from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.
Altoona Mirror
Altoona, Blair Co., PA
Sept. 3, 1977 
 
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 Parents:
  Brice Blair Briggs (1866 - 1910)
  Elizabeth Martha Shields Briggs (1870 - 1949)
 
 Children:
  J. Thomas Markley (1933 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Feb 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17764245
 


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 Added: Apr. 10, 2008
 
 
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