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Hadessa Ann "Dessie" Briggs Tweed
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1853
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1936
Saint Petersburg
Pinellas County
Florida, USA

Daughter of William Hainey BRIGGS and Jane Isabella WILSON. Married John Wesley TWEED at Mount Union on 24 October 1872. Mother of Alberta J., Herman William, John Edward, Pvt. Bruce W., Maude Watson, George Wilson and Freddie R. Tweed.

Obituary:
DIED IN FLORIDA
Mrs. Hadessa Ann Tweed, for many years a highly esteemed citizen of the borough, when the family resided on Main street, died in St. Petersburg, Florida, one day last week. Up until a short time ago the family had been residents of Washington D.C., but moved to St. Petersburg, Florida, Mrs. Tweed at the time being ill and the change was made in the hope that the mild climate would prove beneficial to her health. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Maude Watson and two sons, Herman W. and George W., all of St. Petersburg, Florida. The body was taken to the Lafferty funeral home in Altoona, where private funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Raymond S. Hittinger, pastor of the Logan Valley Presbyterian church, followed by interment in the Logan Valley cemetery. The deceased was a widow of the late John W. Tweed, a soldier of the Civil war and for many years employed in the yard of the old P. & N.W. Railroad.
Bellwood Bulletin
Bellwood, Blair Co., PA
3 Sept 1936
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Hainey Briggs (1818 - 1902)
  Jane Isabella Wilson Briggs (1817 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  John Wesley Tweed (1847 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  Alberta J. Tweed (1873 - 1902)*
  Herman William Tweed (1874 - 1939)*
  John Edward Tweed (1876 - 1877)*
  Bruce William Tweed (1887 - 1898)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Wilson Briggs (1841 - 1900)*
  Elizabeth Jane Briggs Rorer (1843 - 1878)*
  William Alexander Briggs (1846 - 1926)*
  John Henry Briggs (1848 - 1930)*
  Joseph Elliot Briggs (1849 - 1851)*
  Thomas Bennet Briggs (1851 - 1925)*
  Hadessa Ann Briggs Tweed (1853 - 1936)
  Harriet Glenn Briggs Edelblute (1855 - 1906)*
  Matilda Ellen Briggs Bard (1857 - 1941)*
  Bruce Henderson Briggs (1859 - 1947)*
  Brice Blair Briggs (1866 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Hadessa Ann Tweed
1852-1936
 
Burial:
Logan Valley Cemetery
Bellwood
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section F, Lot 13
 
Created by: Kathryn Doyle
Record added: Aug 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15465472
Hadessa Ann Dessie <i>Briggs</i> Tweed
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Hadessa Ann Dessie <i>Briggs</i> Tweed
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Rest in Peace
- Kathryn Doyle
 Added: Jun. 14, 2008

- Barbara Hammons Davis, Dalt's Mom
 Added: Apr. 10, 2008
 
 
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