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Thomas Barker Briggs

Male 1757 - 1806  (49 years)


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  • Name Thomas Barker Briggs 
    Born 13 July 1757  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 14 August 1757  the Second Church of Scituate Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 26 October 1806  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Thomas succeeded his father at the Hobart’s Landing Shipyard when the Revolutionary War was over. He had served in that war. In 1780 he and his brother James purchased from Joseph Thomas, tanner, his homestead at Curtis or Buttonwood Hill, tannery, farm land, tools, horses, cows, and household furniture for 4500 pounds. [3]
    Person ID I113  Schirado
    Last Modified 2 October 1999 

    Father Capt. James Briggs,   b. 27 February 1719, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1804, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Hannah Barker,   b. 17 January 1724, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1792, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 14 December 1745 (int.)  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F85  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Lucy Otis,   b. 15 June 1763, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 December 1832, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 10 October 1784  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Thomas Briggs,   b. 20 June 1785, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 August 1861  (Age 76 years)
    +2. Cushing Otis Briggs,   b. 25 February 1787, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 March 1861, Braintree, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +3. Henry Briggs,   b. 11 March 1789, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 December 1837, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +4. Charles Briggs,   b. 12 October 1791, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 February 1853, South Scituate (Norwell), MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. Deborah Clapp Briggs,   b. 16 November 1801, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 December 1875  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F75  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] (NEHGS, Boston, 1909).

    2. [S2] Records of the Second Church of Scituate, now the First Unitarian Church of Norwell, Mass., George C. Turner, et al.

    3. [S3] L. Vernon Briggs, (1938).


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