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Mary Elizabeth Benton Briggs
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1890
Newton County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1953

Mary was the second child born to Maecenas Eason Benton and Elizabeth Wise Benton. Her older brother was the artist Thomas Hart Benton.

Mary married Henry Mixer Briggs and moved often with him in his position as a Navy officer. Together they had two children, Nathaniel and Marion. After Henry's retirement in 1946 the family settled on Martha's Vineyard, where Mary died in 1953. 
Family links: 
  Maecenas Eason Benton (1848 - 1924)
  Elizabeth Wise Benton (1866 - 1952)
  Henry Mixer Briggs (1891 - 1966)
  Nathaniel Wise Briggs (1918 - 2010)*
  Marion Benton Briggs (1926 - 1989)*
  Thomas Hart Benton (1889 - 1975)*
  Mary Elizabeth Benton Briggs (1890 - 1953)
  Nathaniel Wise Benton (1893 - 1946)*
*Calculated relationship
Chilmark Cemetery
Dukes County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Lot 29.4 F.9
Created by: Suzanne Brown
Record added: Aug 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96232082
Mary Elizabeth <i>Benton</i> Briggs
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