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Charles Bates Briggs
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1843
Sardinia
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: May 31, 1910
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Union Civil War veteran. He served in the Navy as a landsman on the ironclad USS Carondelet in the Red River campaign.

Charles S. Briggs Dies in the West.
Many Years Resident of Dixon and Veteran of the Civil War.

Word was received by Mrs. Ethel Tilden, Red Deer, Canada, that her father, Charles B. Briggs, died on May 31, at Portland, Oreon of valvular heart trouble, following a broken leg last winter. He was 67 years old. He was born April 26, 1843, in Sardinia, County New York, and was buried June 4, under the auspices and in the cemetery of the G.A.R. having served through the Civil War.
He was a resident of Red Oak, Ia and vicinity for a good many years, coming to Dixon 17 years ago. Living here until 2 years ago when he went to Portland on account of ill health. He is survived by three daughters, two sons and 5 grandchildren.
Mrs. Mable Parker and Mrs. Maud Nuslina of Kennewick, WA, Mrs. Ethel Tilden of Red Deer, Canada.
Bert Briggs of Toppenish Washington and Henry Briggs, Weber, Idaho. He leaves quite a large estate. For years Mr. Briggs was a driver for Dr. E.S. Murphy of this city. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jane Anne Church McArthur (1854 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Lot 5, grave 89
 
Created by: Randy Fletcher
Record added: Jul 06, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20317417
Charles Bates Briggs
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Charles Bates Briggs
Added by: Randy Fletcher
 
Charles Bates Briggs
Added by: Randy Fletcher
 
 
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In honor of your service during the Civil War.
- VirJean Potter Bozarth
 Added: Apr. 16, 2008

- Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
 Added: Jul. 6, 2007
 
 
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