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HELP! Ancestor is complete! flag male ancestor  Asaph Leonard  BRIGGS

  (b. 10 November 1803 Shutesbury, Massachusetts, USA   d. 23 February 1882 Shutesbury, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 79
Cause of Death: Consumption

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Asaph Leonard BRIGGS was born 10 November 1803 in Shutesbury, Massachusetts, USA

Asaph Leonard BRIGGS was the child of Josiah Leonard BRIGGS   and   Lois VAUGHAN

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Asaph Leonard  married  Lilly EATON 30 August 1825 in Pelham, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Lilly EATON  was born 29 June 1800 in Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA.  Lilly died 27 October 1880 in Adams, Massachusetts, USA.  Lilly was the child of Marston EATON and Charlotte DUTTON.

Asaph Leonard BRIGGS died 23 February 1882 in Shutesbury, Massachusetts, USA.

Occupation: basketmaker

Details of the family tree of Asaph appear below.

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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Asaph Leonard BRIGGS


Asaph Leonard BRIGGS married Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Lilly EATON-- Date: 30 August 1825 Place: Pelham, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2007).

Lilly EATON was the child of Marston EATON and Charlotte DUTTON

BRIGGS, Asaph L., b. Shutesbury, s. Josiah L. of Shutesbury,, and Lilly Eaton, Aug. 30, 1825, Pelham.

EATON, Lilly, d. Marson and Charlottee, and Asaph L. Briggs, Aug. 30, 1825, Pelham.

Children of Asaph Leonard BRIGGS and Lilly EATON:

flag female ancestor Charlotte Dutton BRIGGS (b.7 July 1826, Pelham, Massachusetts, USA  d. August 1899, Adams, Massachusetts, USA)

flag male ancestor Thomas Jefferson BRIGGS (b.abt. 1832, , Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

flag female ancestor Lucy Ann BRIGGS (b.abt. 1833, Shutesbury, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Russell Brown BRIGGS (b.5 January 1836, Adams, Massachusetts, USA  d. 2 August 1910, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Eliza MANCHESTER 26 February 1854 in Adams, Massachusetts, USA

flag male ancestor Richmond BRIGGS (b.abt. 1836, , Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

flag male ancestor Jerome BRIGGS (b.abt. 1837, Shutesbury, Massachusetts, USA  d. abt. 1901, Adams, Massachusetts, USA)

flag male ancestor Marston Fayette BRIGGS (b.abt. 1840, Shutesbury, Massachusetts, USA  d. 31 August 1900, Adams, Massachusetts, USA)

flag female ancestor Augusta BRIGGS (b.abt. 1846, , Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

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Name: Asaph L. Briggs
Gender: Male
Christening Date:
Birth Date: 10 Nov 1803
Death Date:
Name Note:
Father's Name: Josiah Leonard Briggs
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Lois
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C58443-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-VR
GS Film number: 886455
Reference ID: 2:179BVDR

'Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915,' database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:FC3N-PFX : 10 February 2018), Asaph L. Briggs, 10 Nov 1803; citing , SHUTESBURY, FRANKLIN, MASSACHUSETTS, 2:179BVDR; FHL microfilm 886,455. (Mormon Genealogy Records)

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marriage1825 Marriage / Partner
Asaph Leonard BRIGGS and Lilly EATON 30 August 1825, Pelham, Massachusetts, USA
1826 Birth of Child
Charlotte Dutton BRIGGS was born 7 July 1826, Pelham, Massachusetts, USA
1836 Birth of Child
Russell Brown BRIGGS was born 5 January 1836, Adams, Massachusetts, USA
1840 Berkshire County, Massachusetts
Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Asaph L. Briggs
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1850 Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Asaph Briggs, 47, laborer
Lydia Briggs, 50
Thomas Briggs, 18, laborer
Lucy Briggs, 17
Russell Briggs, 14
Richmond Briggs, 14
Jerome Briggs, 12
Mason Briggs, 10
Augusta Briggs, 3
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1860 Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Asaph L. Briggs, age 56, b. abt 1804
Lilly Briggs, age 60, b. abt 1800

??? 2 different sources for 1860 Census ???

Jefferson Briggs 28, farmer, b. MA
Mary Briggs 27, b. MA
Asaph L Briggs 56, day laborer, b. MA

1860 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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1870 Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Asaph Briggs 42, farmer, b MA
Sylva Briggs 36, keeping house, b VT
Franklin Sharp 16, works farm, b MA
Lilly Briggs 72, no occupation, b MA
Benjamin Severy 30, farmer, b ME
Fannie Severy 28, keeping house, b MA
George Severy 8, at school, b MA
May Severy 3, at home, b MA
Charles Cross 25, laborer, b MA
Charlotte Cross 18, no occupation, b MA
Asaph Briggs 65, no occupation, b MA

1870 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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1880 Shutesbury, Franklin, Massachusetts
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

Joshua E. BOYNTON Self M Male W 55 MA Farmer MA MA

Eliza A. BOYNTON Wife M Female W 42 VT Keeping House VT VT

Bert BOYNTON Son S Male W 9 VT VT VT

Asaph BRIGGS Other M Male W 76 MA Pauper MA MA

Maria LEONARD Other W Female W 73 CT Pauper CT CT

Sarah BEALS Other W Female W 58 MA Pauper --- ---

Almina LEONARD Other S Female W 50 MA Pauper --- ---

Julia PRATT Other M Female W 39 MA Pauper --- ---

Emma PRATT Other S Female W 25 MA Pauper --- ---

Lorenzo BATTLES Other S Male W 13 MA Pauper --- ---

1880 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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1880 Death of Spouse/Partner
Lilly EATON died 27 October 1880, Adams, Massachusetts, USA
1882 Death
Death source: Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841 - 1910, Vol: 337 ; Page: 338. NOTE: Listed as single at the time of death.
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910
Added: 8/27/2008 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 1/17/2019 1:24:25 PM

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