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 Amanda Melvina <I>BRIGGS</I> Anderson

Amanda Melvina BRIGGS Anderson

Somerset County, Maine, USA
Death 31 Dec 1898 (aged 57)
Siloam Springs, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Siloam Springs, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Plot Block 3, Lot 30, Space unk
Memorial ID 96671351 · View Source
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1. Amanda Melvina Briggs-1 was born on Apr 13, 1841 in Briggs Hill, Somerset County, ME. She died on Dec 27, 1898 in Siloam Springs, AR. She married David Anderson on Jul 03, 1861 in Rochelle, Ogle County, Illinois. He was born on Mar 04, 1841 in Wallpole Island, Town of Sombra, Canada West. He died on Oct 13, 1902 in Siloam Springs, AR.

Notes for Amanda Melvina Briggs:

At the age of five moved with parents and a neighbor family from Briggs Hill, Maine to Grand Detour, Illinois, the trip being made by covered wagons. The Briggs family eventually settled on the Briggs homestead in Willow Creek Twp., Lee County, Illinois, about seven miles northeast of Paw Paw. She and her family resided at Shell Rock, Iowa for many years and about the year 1895, moved to Siloam Springs, Ark., where she departed this life, the immediate cause of death being pneumonia.

Children of Amanda Melvina Briggs and David Anderson are:

1. George Sylvester ANDERSON b. 18 Sep 1862 in IL, d. 03 Mar 1929.

2. Elizabeth A. ANDERSON Bass, b. 11 Mar 1864 in IL, d. 28 May 1932 in Santa Barbara, CA.

3. Ulysses Grant ANDERSON, b. 16 Nov 1865 in IL, d. 17 Oct 1875 in Shell Rock, IA

4. Martha Melvina ANDERSON Thorp, b. 30 Nov 1867 in IL, d. 03 Jan 1932 in Los Angeles, CA

5. Delcino May "Della" ANDERSON Fenno, b 23 Aug 1870 in Norwood Prairie, IL, d. Sep 1939 in Los Angeles, CA

6. Ida Luella ANDERSON Dale, b. .4 Jul 1873, d. after 01 Apr 1940 in CA.

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  • Created by: Susie Thompson
  • Added: 7 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96671351
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Amanda Melvina BRIGGS Anderson (13 Apr 1841–31 Dec 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96671351, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Siloam Springs, Benton County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Susie Thompson (contributor 47623534) .