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Lewis Henry Lapham

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Lewis Henry Lapham

Co-Founder of Texaco


    John Briggs

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    • 9th Generation — 6th Great-grandfather of Lewis Henry Lapham
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 400 
    • Mother:
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    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1609 
    • Birth Location:
    • prob. York, Yorkshire, England 
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    • Death Date:
    • from 19 Apr 1690 to 16 Nov 1690 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Old Commons Burial Ground, Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island 
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    • Children:

    • Thomas Briggs (Ahnentafel No:200 )

      Enoch Briggs

      Susanna Briggs

    • Notes: 
    • John Briggs birth year is based on John giving his age as 64 at the trial of Thomas Cornell 20 FEB 1673.

  • Additional marriages for John Briggs


    • Spouse:
    • Constant Mitchell
    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1662

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  • Sources for John Briggs

    • 2 New England Historical and Genealogical Register , (New England Historic and Genealogical Society ), 1982, Vol. 136, p. 100.
    • 3 New England Historical and Genealogical Register , (New England Historic and Genealogical Society ), 1971, Vol. 125, p. 77.
    • 5 Aldridge, Bertha Bortle Beal , The Briggs Genealogy: Including the Ancestors and Descendants of Ichabod White Briggs 1609-19 53 . . . , Victor, New York: Unknown (1953) , 11-12, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 7 Austin, John Osborne , The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island: Comprising Three Generations of Settlers Who Cam e Before 1690 , Albany, New York: Joel Munsells Sons (1887) , 25-26, FamilySearch.org (Online Database).
    • 8 Cornell, Rev. John , Genealogy of the Cornell Family: Being an Account of the Descendants of Thomas Cornell of Por tsmouth, R.I. , New York: Press of T.A. Wright (1902) , 17-18, 24, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 9 Emery, William M. , The Howland Heirs: Being the Story of a Family and a Fortune and the Inheritance of a Trust E stablished . . . , New Bedford, Massachusetts: E. Anthony and Sons, Inc. (1919) , 36-37, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 12 Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner , American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales , Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984) , 30, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

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