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  (b. September 1838 Vermont, USA   d. aft. 1910 )  

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Eliza MANCHESTER was born September 1838 in Vermont, USA. Eliza MANCHESTER was the child of Abel O. MANCHESTER   and   Sophia DAVIS

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Eliza  married  Russell Brown BRIGGS 26 February 1854 in Adams, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Russell Brown BRIGGS  was born 5 January 1836 in Adams, Massachusetts, USA.  Russell Brown died 2 August 1910 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.  Russell Brown was the child of Asaph Leonard BRIGGS and Lilly EATON.

Eliza MANCHESTER died aft. 1910 in .
Details of the family tree of Eliza appear below.

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Eliza MANCHESTER married Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Russell Brown BRIGGS-- Date: 26 February 1854 Place: Adams, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2007).

Russell Brown BRIGGS was the child of Asaph Leonard BRIGGS and Lilly EATON

Both are 18 years old, living in Adams, Massachusetts. Both were born in Adams, Massachusetts. It is the first marriage for both.

Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
groom's name: Russell B. Briggs
groom's birth date: 1836
groom's birthplace:
groom's age: 18
bride's name: Eliza Manchester
bride's birth date: 1836
bride's birthplace:
bride's age: 18
marriage date: 26 Feb 1854
marriage place: Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts
groom's father's name: Aseph S. Briggs
groom's mother's name: Lillis Briggs
bride's father's name:
bride's mother's name:
groom's race:
groom's marital status:
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status:
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: I01001-4
system origin: Massachusetts-EASy
source film number: 1901799
reference number: item 2 p1, no. 6

Children of Russell Brown BRIGGS and Eliza MANCHESTER:

flag female ancestor Hattie BRIGGS (b.17 May 1859, Adams, Massachusetts, USA  d. 5 March 1920, , Connecticut, USA)

flag female ancestor Etta BRIGGS (b.April 1866, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA  d. abt. 1914, , Connecticut, USA)

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Walter A BRIGGS (b.26 June 1870, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA  d. 6 August 1926, Jacksonville, Florida, USA)
m. Anna L THEINERT 29 February 1892 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA

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birth1838 Birth
September 1838
, Vermont, USA
1850 Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Abel Manchester, 57, mason, b. VT
Sophia Manchester, 50, b. CT
Saphronia Manchester, 15, b. VT
Eliza Manchester, 12, b. VT
Martin Manchester, 7, b. MA
Mariah Moquin?, 10, b. MA
Harriet Downs, 27, b. VT
Elvira Downs, 24, b. VT
Francis Damon, 4, b. MA
1850 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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marriage1854 Marriage / Partner
Eliza MANCHESTER and Russell Brown BRIGGS 26 February 1854, Adams, Massachusetts, USA
1859 Birth of Child
Hattie BRIGGS was born 17 May 1859, Adams, Massachusetts, USA
1860 Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Russel Briggs, 24
Eliza Briggs, 23
Hattie N. Briggs, 1
1860 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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1866 Birth of Child
Etta BRIGGS was born April 1866, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA
1870 Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Russell Briggs, age 35, b. abt 1835
Eliza Briggs, age 32, b. abt 1838
Hattie Briggs, age 11, b. abt 1859
Walter Briggs, age 2, b. abt 1868
1870 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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1870 Birth of Child
Walter A BRIGGS was born 26 June 1870, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA
1880 Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

Russell BRIGGS Self M Male W 44 MA Machinist MA MA

Eliza BRIGGS Wife M Female W 43 VT Keeping House VT VT

Hattie FULLER Dau Female W 21 MA Works In Cabinet Mill MA VT

Etta BRIGGS Dau S Female W 14 MA Works In Cabinet Mill MA VT

Walter BRIGGS Son S Male W 12 MA At School MA VT

Maude FULLER GDau S Female W 4 MA MA MA

Loren J. ALLEN Other Male W 45 CT Carriage Maker CT CT

1880 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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1900 US Census Rockville city, Tolland, Connecticut
Russel B Briggs, age 64, b. Jan 1836, Massachusetts, parents b. MA. Spouse: Elizza E. Briggs, age 62, b. Sept 1838, VT, father b. VT, mother b. CT. Married 46 years, mother of 3 children, 3 children living. His occupation is: Carpenter
1900 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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