Ira R. Briggs

Ira R. Briggs
b: 26 FEB 1824
d: 22 FEB 1905
Biography
St. Clair County, Michigan Census 1870 Ira Briggs - age 54 - Farm Laborer - b. New York - Value of Real Estate, $100 - Value of Personal Estate $100 "Ira R. Briggs and Eliza (O'Meara) Briggs were married at Port Huron, [Michigan] September 15, 1854. With the exception of about two years in Sanilac County, They resided continuously in St. Clair County until the spring of 1881, when they removed to St. Louis, Gratiot County, where they resided until the winter of 1904-05. While on a visit at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Cora Goldsmith, at Edmore, Mich., Mr. Briggs, who had been in poor health for many years with rheumatism and kindred ailments, was called to rest, passing away February 22, 1905. He was a man with many admirable qualities, respected by all. He was buried in the Edmore cemetery" History of Gratiot County, p. 837-8
Facts
  • 26 FEB 1824 - Birth - ; Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
  • 26 FEB 1824 - Birth - ; Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus, New York, USA
  • 22 FEB 1905 - Death - ; Edmore, Montcalm, Michigan, USA
  • 22 FEB 1905 - Death - ; Edmore, Montcalm, Michigan, USA
  • 1850 - Residence - ; Bristol, Ontario, New York, USA
  • 1860 - Residence - ; Wales, St Clair, Michigan, USA
  • 1880 - Residence - Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Self ; Wales, St Clair, Michigan, USA
  • 1900 - Residence - ; St Louis, Gratiot, Michigan, USA
  • 1850 - Residence - ; Bristol, Ontario, New York, USA
  • 1860 - Residence - ; Wales, St Clair, Michigan, USA
  • 1880 - Residence - Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Self ; Wales, St Clair, Michigan, USA
  • 1900 - Residence - ; St Louis, Gratiot, Michigan, USA
Ancestors
   
Stephen Briggs 1st.
1 JAN 1763 - JAN 1850
 
 
Stephen Briggs 2nd
7 AUG 1798 - 24 APR 1876
  
  
  
Polly French
4 FEB 1760 - 16 OCT 1820
 
Ira R. Briggs
26 FEB 1824 - 22 FEB 1905
  
 
  
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Eliza McKay
ABT 1805 - ABT 1875
  
  
  
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Stephen Briggs 2nd
Birth7 AUG 1798Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
Death24 APR 1876 North Shade Township, Gratiot, Michigan, USA
Marriage1821to Eliza McKay
FatherStephen Briggs 1st.
MotherPolly French
PARENT (F) Eliza McKay
BirthABT 1805Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus, New York, USA
DeathABT 1875 Illinois, USA
Marriage1821to Stephen Briggs 2nd
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
MIra R. Briggs
Birth26 FEB 1824Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
Death22 FEB 1905Edmore, Montcalm, Michigan, USA
Marriage15 SEP 1854to Eliza O'Meara at Port Huron, St Clair, Michigan, USA
MWillard Briggs
Birth1831New York, USA
Death
MMerrick D. Briggs
BirthMAY 1834Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus, New York, USA
Death25 OCT 1911Marion, Sanilac, Michigan, USA
Marriage8 JUL 1855to Ellen Bridget O'Meara at St Clair County, Michigan, USA
FDiana Elizabeth Briggs
Birth1838Wales, St Clair, Michigan, USA
DeathMichigan, USA
Marriageto Andrew Cooley
MWheeler J. Briggs
Birth1842New York, USA
Death
FMary Anne Briggs
BirthABT 1836New York, USA
Death
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Ira R. Briggs
Birth26 FEB 1824Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
Death22 FEB 1905 Edmore, Montcalm, Michigan, USA
Marriage15 SEP 1854to Eliza O'Meara at Port Huron, St Clair, Michigan, USA
FatherStephen Briggs 2nd
MotherEliza McKay
PARENT (F) Eliza O'Meara
Birth1834Tipperary, , Ireland
Death9 OCT 1920 St Louis, Gratiot, Michigan, USA
Marriage15 SEP 1854to Ira R. Briggs at Port Huron, St Clair, Michigan, USA
FatherDaniel O'Meara
MotherMargaret Darcy
CHILDREN
FFannie E. Briggs
Birth22 DEC 1865Wales, St Clair, Michigan, USA
Death1933Vestaburg, Montcalm, Michigan, USA
Marriage1881to Joseph M. Bennett
FCora E. Briggs
Birth8 JUL 1877St Clair, Michigan, USA
Death
Marriageto Cora E. Briggs
MCasper W. Briggs
Birth30 MAR 1870Wales, St Clair, Michigan, USA
Death1958
FMaude E. Briggs
Birth9 NOV 1875Wales, St Clair, Michigan, USA
Death
FMary Louise Briggs
Birth30 JUN 1860Wales, St Clair, Michigan, USA
Death
Marriage17 DEC 1883to Willard Davis Tucker at Jackson, Michigan, USA
MStephen D. Briggs
Birth9 NOV 1880Wales, St Clair, Michigan, USA
Death
MWilliam W. Briggs
Birth22 JUL 1867Wales, St Clair, Michigan, USA
Death6 MAY 1932Oakland County, Michigan, USA
MMarcus W. Briggs
Birth19 JUL 1858Bruce, Chippewa, Michigan, USA
Death
Evidence
[S18] Ancestry.com, 1900 United States Federal Census (n.p: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 18, n.d)
[S91] Ancestry.com, Web: Michigan, Find A Grave Index, 1805-2012 (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012)
[S9] Ancestry.com, Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995 (n.p: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800–1995." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled rec, n.d)
[S10] Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census (n.p: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the, n.d)
[S176] Ancestry.com, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012)
[S5] Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1880 United States Federal Census (n.p: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limite, n.d)
[S3] Ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census (n.p: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1, n.d)
Descendancy Chart
Ira R. Briggs b: 26 FEB 1824 d: 22 FEB 1905
Eliza O'Meara b: 1834 d: 9 OCT 1920
Fannie E. Briggs b: 22 DEC 1865 d: 1933
Joseph M. Bennett b: JAN 1857 d: 13 NOV 1923
Charles Bennett b: 22 JUL 1898 d: 15 JUL 1988
Lottie Bennett b: JUN 1887
Jennie Augusta Bennett b: 26 AUG 1884 d: 27 FEB 1968
Arthur Henry Barker b: 24 MAR 1881 d: 15 MAR 1966
Leatha Barker b: ABT 1920 d: 20 SEP 1933
William E. Barker 1st b: 2 DEC 1915 d: 24 JAN 2000
Oscar H. Barker b: 21 FEB 1906 d: 2 OCT 1967
Dorothy Myers b: 1906 d: 1986
Constance Elaine Maxwell b: 22 FEB 1929 d: 15 JUL 2005
Victor Delano Barker b: 11 JAN 1925 d: 13 DEC 1991
Dorothy Ruth Lockhart b: 8 AUG 1910 d: 10 SEP 1993
Lena Mae Barker b: 29 SEP 1907 d: 21 OCT 1990
Alfred Ewald Richard Tollas b: 26 MAR 1904 d: 24 AUG 1976
Phillip Alfred Tollas b: 14 FEB 1940 d: 3 APR 1987
Calvin Richard Tollas b: 22 OCT 1937 d: 14 APR 1939
Robert William Tollas b: 7 DEC 1936 d: 23 MAR 2008
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Franklin Edgar Tollas b: 18 FEB 1934 d: 6 APR 1994
Forest L. Barker 1st b: 29 APR 1913 d: 16 SEP 1966
William Erastus Tritt b: 23 JAN 1880 d: 14 APR 1962
Cora E. Briggs b: 8 JUL 1877
Cora E. Briggs b: 8 JUL 1877
Casper W. Briggs b: 30 MAR 1870 d: 1958
Maude E. Briggs b: 9 NOV 1875
Mary Louise Briggs b: 30 JUN 1860
Willard Davis Tucker b: MAR 1841 d: 5 SEP 1927
Verne Willard Tucker b: 25 OCT 1884 d: 14 JUN 1971
Majel Agnes Wright b: 19 MAY 1889
Robert Verne Tucker b: 11 SEP 1913 d: 25 FEB 1990
John Wright Tucker b: 11 SEP 1911 d: FEB 1961
Majel Agnes Wright b: 19 MAY 1889
Robert Verne Tucker b: 11 SEP 1913 d: 25 FEB 1990
John Wright Tucker b: 11 SEP 1911 d: FEB 1961
Stephen D. Briggs b: 9 NOV 1880
William W. Briggs b: 22 JUL 1867 d: 6 MAY 1932
Marcus W. Briggs b: 19 JUL 1858