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Mary CAPEHART

Mary CAPEHART

Female 1809 - 1896  (86 years)

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  • Name Mary CAPEHART 
    Born 12 Dec 1809  PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Apr 1896  Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • 1880 Athens Co census
      Family bible records her birth - looks like name is Maria
      1870 Athens Co census: living with William and Sarah Briggs Oxley, she was 59, from Pennsylvania, owned $1200 of real estate
    Person ID I86  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2008 

    Father John CAPEHART\KEPHERT,   b. 29 Dec 1783, Bucks Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1858, Bucks Co PA ?? (Olive Murch) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Rachel OTT,   b. 1783, PA or Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1874  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 2 Oct  [1
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet

    Family Benjamin BRIGGS,   b. 4 Oct 1806, Bucks Co ?? PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1866, Pleasanton, Athens, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1829  Bucks Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • 1850 Ohio census, Athens Co, Alexander Twp, 10/14/1850
      house #829, family #8-116
      Benjamin Briggs, 44 born in Penn farmer $500 Real Estate value
      Mary, 40 Penn
      William, 16 farmer Ohio, attended school within the year
      Mahlon, 13 Ohio, "
      Jacob D, 5 Ohio

      1860 Ohio census Athens/Alexander
      1206-1265
      Benjamin Briggs, 52, farmer PA $590
      Mary, 50, PA
      Mahlon, 21 OH 75
      Jacob D, 14 OH
      Rachel Capehart, 77 PA


      1870 Alexander, Athens, OH # 254-264 all born Ohio
      Oxley, William 52
      Sarah 40
      Adison B 17
      Lindley J 14
      Emma A 11
      Mahlon 8
      Rose E 5
      #-262
      Mary Briggs 59 Pa
      Rachel Capehart 88 Pa

      1880 Alexander Twp, Athens co, OH #1-1
      Oxley, Wm, 61, & Family
      Briggs, Mary, 70, mil, PA, PA, Ger

      Moved to Ohio sometime between 1830-1834, Pleasanton, Athens Co, OH
      Farmer
      Quaker, supposedly read out of meeting
      Census: 1870 & 1880 Alexander Twp, Athens Co, OH
      Feb 1873 - burned out, everything lost
      2 Nov 1863 - sold farm for $1550.
      3 Aug 1864 - bought lot in Pleasanton for $1000
      1 Nov 1869 - sold lot

      Buried at Pleasant Hill Churchyard (Pleasanton) Pleasanton Comm Church, Athens co, Rd 17 outside Athens.
      Benjamin died Nov 20, 1866 Age 60yr, 1 mo, 16d
      Mahlon is buried beside him. - July 2, 1863
    Children 
    +1. Sarah O Briggs,   b. 16 Apr 1830, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1894  (Age 64 years)
    +2. William Howard BRIGGS,   b. 19 Apr 1834, Belmont County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1906, Athens, Athens, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Mahlon B Briggs,   b. 11 Dec 1837, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1863, Gettysburg, PA Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    +4. Jacob Dallas Briggs,   b. 16 Aug 1845, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F141  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Mar 1829 - Bucks Co, PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Apr 1896 - Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Capehart: Mary Capehart Briggs
    Capehart: Mary Capehart Briggs

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Family Bible.