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Ernest Briggs Kirby

Male 1909 - 1978  (69 years)


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  • Name Ernest Briggs Kirby 
    Born 15 Mar 1909  Clifton Forge, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 May 1978  Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire Twp, Gallia Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Briggs Kirby
      Ernest Briggs Kirby, 68, Cheshire, died suddenly at 11 am Tuesday. He retired as a Gallipolis State Institute employee in 1976.
      He was a member of the Cheshire Baptist church, of the Cheshire Masonic Lodge, of Chapter 450 Eastern Star and a life member of the Little Kyger Grange.
      Survivors include his wife and a son. He married Vivian Fowler March 26, 1937, at Briggsdale, Ohio. Their son is George Franklin Kirby, Boston, Mass. Their daughter-in-law is Marian Kirby and there are three grandsons, Curtis, Christopher and Clark.
      The widow is the daughter of teh late Isaac and Rosanna Fowler, adn she is a retired schoolteacher.
      Briggs Kirby was born March 15, 1909, at Clifton Forge, VA to the late Jenry Albert and Garnet Briggs Kirby. His father died in 1923, his mother in 1975.
      Funeral services will be held at 2pm Friday, at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home, the Rev William Uber officiating, and burial will be in Gravel Hill cemetery. Friends may call 7-9pm Thursday at the funeral home.
    Person ID I918  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2011 

    Father Henry Albert Kirby,   b. 1885,   d. 1923  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Garnet Inez Briggs,   b. 5 Nov 1885, At home, Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1975, Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1908  Gallia County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F361  Group Sheet

    Family Vivian Fowler,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 26 Mar 1937  Briggsdale, Oh Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. George Franklin Kirby
    Family ID F362  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Mar 1909 - Clifton Forge, VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Mar 1937 - Briggsdale, Oh Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 May 1978 - Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Briggs Cousins - Merrill Briggs and Briggs Kirby
    Briggs Cousins - Merrill Briggs and Briggs Kirby

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] Marriage Records, Gallia Co, OH.