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Deborah Clapp Briggs

Female 1782 - 1799  (17 years)


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  • Name Deborah Clapp Briggs 
    Born 10 April 1782  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 August 1799  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried South Parish Cemetery, Norwell Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Deborah was named for her mother, Deborah (Clap) Briggs.

      “In the so-called ‘Tomb Yard,’ east of the Fist Parish Church in Norwell Village, is a tomb bearing this inscription on the flat slate covering: ‘This Tomb was erected and these bodies Deposited by ye desire of Miss Deborah Clapp Briggs. She Died Aug. ye 10th 1799 -- AEtat 17 Years & 4 Months. She was the orpan Dau^tr of Mr. James Briggs ye 3^d & Mrs. Deborah his wife her Mother M^rs Deborah Briggs Died Aug^st 11^th 1782 AEtat 21 Years M^rs hannah [Hannah Barker Briggs] ye wife of M^r James Briggs Died may ye 16^th 1792 AEtat 67 Years her Father M^r James Briggs ye 3^d Died Oct^r ye 12^th 1792 AEtat 40 Years Who are here Deposited untill the General Resurrection.’” [2]
    Person ID I864  Schirado
    Last Modified 24 May 2013 

    Father James Briggs,   b. 14 March 1753, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 October 1792, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Deborah Clap,   b. 19 January 1761, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 August 1782, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years) 
    Married 17 May 1781  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F619  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

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


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