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Amanda Elizabeth Gallaher Briggs
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1850
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 27, 1917
Huntingdon
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA

Daughter of Hugh GALLARHER and Hannah Young FLEMING. Wife of Thomas Bennet BRIGGS. Mother of of Ira Edward, Mallia Mock, Hugh Ferdinand, Jesse William and Robert Merble.

Obituary:
Mrs. Thomas Briggs, residing at 613 Moore street, died yesterday, aged about 63 years. Her maiden name was Mathias, and she was a native of the lower end of the county. She is survived by her husband and four children, as follows: Ira and Merbel, of Altoona; Mrs. John Mock, of Huntingdon, and Jesse, of Burnt Cabins. The funeral will take place to-morrow afternoon.
Huntingdon Daily News
Huntingdon, Huntingdon Co., PA
1 March 1917, Page 3, Col 5

[Note: obituary of Amanda has incorrect maiden name.] 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hugh Gallaher (1807 - 1885)
  Hannah Young Fleming Gallaher (1806 - 1890)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Bennet Briggs (1851 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Ira Edward Briggs (1874 - 1941)*
  Mallia B. Briggs Mock (1877 - 1927)*
  Hugh Ferdinand Briggs (1882 - 1912)*
  Jesse William Briggs (1885 - 1961)*
  Robert Merble Briggs (1891 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Gallaher (1840 - 1911)*
  Joseph W.L. Gallaher (1842 - 1918)*
  Rachel Ann Gallaher Mathias (1847 - 1917)*
  Amanda Elizabeth Gallaher Briggs (1850 - 1917)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverview Cemetery
Huntingdon
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 16, Lot 39 owned by husband Thomas Briggs. No gravestone has been located at Riverview for Thomas or Amanda.
 
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Mar 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18290232
Amanda Elizabeth <i>Gallaher</i> Briggs
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