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David William BRIGGS

Male 1888 - 1974  (85 years)


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  • Name David William BRIGGS 
    Born 17 Dec 1888  Cheshire Twp, OH home of G.H. Briggs (at home) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Feb 1974  At home Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Birth Record, Gallia Co, oh
      Vol 2, page 14 Recorded May 1889
      David W Briggs Dec 17, 1888
      Father G.H.Briggs
      Mother Annie E Coughenour

      David W Briggs
      Gallipolis - David W Briggs, 85, Rt 1, Cheshire, died at 7:45 am Saturday at his home. He had been in failing health eight months.
      A retired farmer, Mr Briggs was born Dec 17, 1888, in Cheshire Twp, son of the late George H and Ann Coughenour Briggs. He married Carrie Mae Rupe on Sept 4, 1910. She preceded him in death in 1969 as did a daughter.
      Surviving are two children, Merrill and Mrs Paul (Beatrice) White, both of Cheshire, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs Garnet Kirby, Cheshire.
      He spent all his life in Gallia county. He was a charter member of the Little Kyger Grange.
      Funeral services will be held 2pm Tuesday at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral home with Rev Alfred Holley officiating. Burial will be in Gravel Hill cemetery.
      Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 until 9 on Monday.
    Person ID I441  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2008 

    Father George Howard BRIGGS,   b. 26 Apr 1858, Athens, Athens, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1934 76 Yes, date unknown 4m 12d, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Anne Eliza COUGHENOUR,   b. 24 Jun 1857, near old Kyger Church - at home Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1928, Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1883  Little Kyger Church or home of the bride? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • 1880 Gallia co, Addison
      215-225
      Boice, Wm, 52
      Annie, 48
      children
      Briggs, George, 21, farm worker, O,O,O

      1900 Cheshire Tw, Gallia Co, OH
      George Briggs, Ap 1857, 57, mar 16 yr, farmer, owns a mortgaged farm
      Annie E, June 1856, 43, 2 children 2 alive, OH, VA, OH
      Garnet, Nov 1885, 14, 8 mo school
      David W, Dec 1888, 11, 6 1/2 mo school
      All read, write and speak English

      1910 Ohio Gallia 0026
      George H Briggs, Husband, W, 51, Ohio
      Wife Anna E, 52, Ohio
      Son David W, 21, Ohio
    Family ID F138  Group Sheet

    Family Carrie Mae RUPE,   b. 4 Sep 1889, Little Kyger, Gallia County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1969, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 4 Sep 1910  Cheshire, OH Baptist Church Rev Crabtree Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Merrill Dawson BRIGGS,   b. 22 Sep 1911, Cheshire Twp, OH home of G.H. Briggs (at home) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1988, Home, Cheshire, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Beatrice Olive Briggs,   b. 25 Nov 1918,   d. 28 Feb 2000, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Helen Dorothy Briggs,   b. 5 Feb 1922,   d. 5 May 1946, Holzer Hospital, Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Family ID F132  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Briggs, David W
    Briggs, David W
    Briggs Cousins:  Garnet Briggs, Lorena Hooper, Bertha Hooper, David Briggs, and Earl King
    Briggs Cousins: Garnet Briggs, Lorena Hooper, Bertha Hooper, David Briggs, and Earl King
    Kirby: Albert Kirby & Garnet Briggs' wedding:
Top to bottom: Damon, Davis & Rachel Butcher, David Briggs, Albert & Garnet Kirby, Percy Kerns
    Kirby: Albert Kirby & Garnet Briggs' wedding: Top to bottom: Damon, Davis & Rachel Butcher, David Briggs, Albert & Garnet Kirby, Percy Kerns
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    Briggs, George & Anna Coughenour Briggs with children Garnet and David
    Briggs, George & Anna Coughenour Briggs with children Garnet and David
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  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Birth Records, Gallia Co, OH.