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Melissa "Lizzie" Lockwood Briggs
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1840
Genesee County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1895
Warsaw
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA

BROCKWAY (PA) RECORD, January 11, 1895

DIED AT WARSAW

The Wife of Joseph Briggs Passes Away on Saturday

Mrs. Melissa Briggs, wife of Joseph Briggs, died at her home at Warsaw, on Saturday, January 5, in her 55th year.

Mrs. Briggs' maiden name was Lockwood. She was born in Genesee county, N.Y., on April 12, 1840. She came to this county while very young and in the course of time was married to Joseph Briggs, a well-known citizen of Warsaw township, who survives her. Fifteen children were born to the couple, thirteen of whom are living, eight sons and five daughters.

The funeral was held on Sunday, the burial taking place on the farm in Warsaw township.

(Thanks to Mona & PA ROOTS posting) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ezra Lockwood (1781 - 1850)
  Louisa Owens Lockwood (1798 - 1845)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph I. Briggs (1840 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  Elmer E. Briggs (1863 - 1917)*
  Mary Martha Briggs McCracken (1865 - 1920)*
  Mira Briggs Slawson (1865 - 1926)*
  Nathaniel H. Briggs (1869 - 1916)*
  Erza Edward Briggs (1870 - 1944)*
  George Warden Briggs (1885 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lyman Lockwood (____ - 1864)*
  Lester Lafayette Lockwood (1831 - 1907)*
  Livingston Leroy Lockwood (1837 - 1864)*
  Melissa Lockwood Briggs (1840 - 1895)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
 
Created by: Sherlocks Niece
Record added: Jan 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83430145
 


- Sherlocks Niece
 Added: Jan. 14, 2012
 
 
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