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Rebecca "Bessie" Washington Briggs
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Birth: Oct., 1861
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1912
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

She was the daughter of John Stith Washington and Rebecca Thresa Washington.
She married Orlando Briggs on 27 Dec 1882 in D. C.
National Republican (Washington, D.C.): Wednesday Morning, December 27, 1882.
The marriage of Miss Rebecca Washington to Mr. Orlando Briggs, a young New York lawyer, will take place this evening at Foundry Church. A reception will follow at the residence of the bride's mother, Madame Washington, No. 22 Third street northeast."
They moved to Groveland Park, IL.
They were well known in Chicago society.
She married A. D. Briggs of Boston in Nov 1911. 
Family links: 
  Rebecca Thresa Washington Hurdle (1830 - 1896)
  Orlando Briggs (1856 - 1893)*
  Ella K. Cady Bunyea (____ - 1888)*
  Julia Washington Cady Harbaugh (1860 - 1944)*
  Rebecca Washington Briggs (1861 - 1912)
  Frances Whiting Washington Grice (1867 - 1941)*
*Calculated relationship
Congressional Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Range 48 site 44
Created by: Peachy Pringle
Record added: Jun 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71528167
Rebecca Bessie <i>Washington</i> Briggs
Added by: Historic Congressional Cemetery Archivist
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