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Joseph Briggs

Male 1678 - 1770  (92 years)


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  • Name Joseph Briggs 
    Born 19 February 1678  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 10 June 1679  the Second Church of Scituate Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 26 March 1770  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Joseph resided at Conihassett, on his father’s farm. He was known as Sr. to distinguish him from his cousing Joseph, son of Capt. Cornelius, known as Jr. [3]
    Person ID I962  Schirado
    Last Modified 13 December 1997 

    Father Lieut. James Briggs,   b. 1645, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 August 1703, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Tilden,   b. February 1654, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 April 1740, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 8 July 1673  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F702  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Deborah Holbrook,   b. 22 August 1683, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 April 1766, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married January 1703/4  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Cornelius Briggs,   b. 26 September 1705, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Mary Briggs,   b. 26 August 1707, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 October 1797, Hanover, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +3. John Briggs,   b. 18 December 1709, Conihassett, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1791, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +4. Deborah Briggs,   b. about 1713, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph Briggs,   b. 1714, Conihassett, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 January 1760  (Age 46 years)
     6. Thankful Briggs,   b. about 1717, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 November 1736, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 19 years)
     7. Hannah Briggs,   b. about 1718, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Abigail Briggs,   b. about 1720,   d. before July 1756  (Age ~ 36 years)
    +9. Ezra Briggs,   b. about 1725, Conihassett, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 October 1804, Hanover, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
     10. Nathaniel Briggs,   b. about 1727, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F709  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).

    4. [S63] Scituate Births, marriages, and deaths, transcribed by George Ernest Bowman.


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