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Constant Briggs (Mitchell)

Birthplace: Leiden, Rhynland (present Zuid-Holland), Holland, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden
Death: Died in Bridgewater, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Mitchell, Jr. and Margaret Mitchell
Wife of Col. John Forbes, Jr. and John Briggs, Sr.
Mother of Mary Forbes; Deacon Edward Fobes; Joshua Fobes; John Forbes; William Forbes and 2 others

Managed by: Alice Zoe Marie Knapp
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About Constant Briggs

Also appears as Constant Mitchell.


From the Ancestry Freepage of Pomala Black on Constant Mitchell:

Person Page 22137

  • Constant Mitchell
  • b. after 1609,
  • d. after 1662, #22137
  • Father Thomas Mitchell b. circa 1566, d. 1628
  • Mother Margaret Vochin (Williams) b. circa 1568, d. circa 1620

Birth* after 1609 Constant was born after 1609 at Leyden, Holland.

  • Birth 1614 But before in 1614 at Leyden, Holland.1

Marriage circa 1637 Constant Mitchell married John Fobes, son of Rev John Forbes and Christian Barclay, circa 1637 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts. The marriage of Constant to John Fobes or Forbes was her third marriage. By his age I would guess that this was not a first marriage for John either. They could have been married in Duxbury MA, at least they were married before they moved to Bridgewater in 1645.2,1,3,4

Death 1659

  • Constant died in 1659 at RI. ???????5

Marriage* circa 1660 Constant Mitchell married John Briggs circa 1660 in RI after the death of John Fobes.6,7

Death circa 1661

  • Constant died circa 1661 at Bridgewater, at Plymouth colony, at Massachusetts.4
  • research* 1661 Find at Internet 1661 Several dates are given in various places. Likley in RI as Briggs.
  • Did she really marry four times? Twice before Fobes and once after??

Death* after 1662

  • Constant died after 1662.

Family 1 John Fobes b. 1601, d. 1660/61


  • 1. Mary Fobes b. 1640
  • 2. John Fobes b. 1646, d. 10 Jul 1661
  • 3. William Fobes+ b. c 1650, d. 6 Nov 1712
  • 4. Deacon E(d)ward Fobes+ b. 1651, d. 1732
  • 5. Joshua Fobes b. c 1653, d. 25 Mar 1676
  • 6. Deacon Caleb Fobes+ b. 1653, d. 25 Aug 1710
  • 7. Elizabeth Fobes b. 6 Mar 1657, d. 26 Dec 1739


Patric Fobes at, online Hugh and Marian Zorger.

Email e-mail address.

Fobes Family in America LAWRENCE FOBES 7 SUMANT AVENUE ATUANYIC HIGHLANDS, NEW JERSEY 07716 . This database was prepared for my children and their children......but I hope that you enjoy it, also. If you find any broken LINKS, or any errors........or if you have anything to add to this work please contact me. Thank you

  • Compiler: Pomala Black
  • Site updated on 21 Mar 2007
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Constant Briggs's Timeline

Leiden, Rhynland (present Zuid-Holland), Holland, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden
Age 26
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts
Age 29
Bridgewater, MA, USA
Age 32
Bridgewater, (Presnet Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Age 33
Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony
Age 35
Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony
July 1, 1650
Age 39
probably Duxbury, Plymouth Co., MA.
Age 45
Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony
March 6, 1657
Age 46
Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony
Age 51
Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)