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Job Briggs

Male 1696 - 1739  (42 years)


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  • Name Job Briggs 
    Born 3 August 1696  Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Will Will of Job Briggs page 410.
    Job Briggs of Little Compton Yeoman.
    My farm that I now live on to support my family.
    2d to 2d son William Briggs at 21 my dwelling house where I now
    live and eight acres called the orchard, all housing and up-
    landat the westward. from the 8 rod highway south to the
    sea. Two salt marsh lotts Bounded south by the sea, north by
    the 8 rod highway and small part on brother William Briggs
    west on the salt marsh and part by Brother.
    To son Oliver Briggs 50 pds at 21.
    To two sons Joseph and Jeremiah Briggs and child my wife is now
    bigg with, if a son all remainder of my farm of 120 acres.
    Bounded east by Israel Shaw, west by the land given to William
    Briggs and partly by 8 acres of the orchard. north by the
    8 rod highway and south by the sea and salt marsh.
    But if not a son then between said Joseph and Jeremiah.
    To daughter Deborah 50 pds.
    To the child if a daughter 50 pds.
    My eldest son to be put out at a trade.
    Friend Capt ohn Palmer and Thomas Church Esq overseers.
    Witnesses
    George Wood Job Briggs.
    William Wilbore
    Jonathan Grinhill. Will made Feb 27, 1726- 7
    Will proved April 18, 1727.

    Wife Mary Briggs and brother Ezek Carr Jr Executors.
            


    Taunton probate book 5.
    Inventory of the estate of JobnBriggsof Little Compton.
    Taken by John Wood, Thos Brownell and Joseph Southworth.
    Total 221- 8- 9
    Debts to
    Doctor Brown 5pds 8 s
    Doctor Howard 5- 6
    Furneral charges 2- 15
    Doctor Wight 1- 5  [2
    Died 23 February 1739  Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Briggs Cemetery, Shaw Road Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8670  Schirado
    Last Modified 15 August 2006 

    Father William Briggs,   b. 1650, Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1716, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Cook,   b. 1653, Portsmouth, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. August 1716, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married about 1680  [3
    Family ID F5812  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Tallman,   b. 3 May 1696, Dartmouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 June 1769, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married ca 1715/6  [1
    Children 
    +1. Oliver Briggs,   b. 27 December 1716, Little Compton, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 February 1768, Dartmouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Family ID F6145  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] James N. Arnold, (Narragansett Historical Publ. Co., Providence, 1893, volume 4.).

    2. [S232] Little Compton, Rhode Island, Wills.

    3. [S125] James N. Arnold, (Narragansett Historical Publ. Co., Providence, 1893).


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