Mary Elizabeth <I>Benton</I> Briggs

Mary Elizabeth Benton Briggs

Neosho, Newton County, Missouri, USA
Death 10 Jul 1953 (aged 62)
Burial Chilmark, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Lot 29.4 F.9
Memorial ID 96232082 · View Source
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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.

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  • Created by: Suzanne Brown
  • Added: 29 Aug 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 96232082
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Elizabeth Benton Briggs (22 Nov 1890–10 Jul 1953), Find a Grave Memorial no. 96232082, citing Chilmark Cemetery, Chilmark, Dukes County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Suzanne Brown (contributor 47595311) .