Elizabeth Briggs (Ellis) (c.1645 - 1688) MP

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Birthplace: Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Prob Rochester, Plymouth, Ma
Managed by: Justin Swanström
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About Elizabeth Briggs (Ellis)

Elizabeth Ellis was born Abt 1645, Sandwich, Barnstable, MA and died unknown. 5,24,29,37,65

Parents: Lt John Ellis Sr (1623-1697) and Elizabeth Freeman (1623-1692)

Married:

  1. Samuel Briggs, son of John Briggs and Catherine [Unknown], on 2 Feb 1663/64 in Sandwich, Barnstable, MA. 5,37.,110 (Samuel Briggs was born about 1640 29 and died on 2 Nov 1688 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA 110.)

Children of Elizabeth Ellis and Samuel Briggs:

  1. Elizabeth Briggs+
  2. Bennet Briggs
  3. Ebenezer Briggs
  4. Samuel Briggs
  5. Hannah Briggs
  6. John Briggs+

Notes

ELIZABETH, b. about 1645; m. about 1664 SAMUEL2 BRIGGS (John1). He was among the original settlers in Scippican and he held land in common with William2 Ellis (see No. 7 below for details). We believe that there can be little doubt that Samuel Briggs' wife was a daughter of Lt. John1 Ellis, particularly since his first two daughters were named Elizabeth and Bennet, presumably after the wife's mother and the grandmother, Bennet (Hodsoll) Freeman, and that the printed accounts which claim that Briggs married the daughter Bennet2 Ellis are mistaken, since, as noted below, Bennet Ellis was born in 1649, yet the wife of Samuel Briggs had a daughter born in April 1665 when Bennet2 Ellis would have been barely sixteen years old. [Lt. John & Elizabeth (Freeman) Ellis of Sandwich, Mass by Lydia B. (Phinney) Brownson, of Duxbury, Mass & Maclean W. McLean, of Pittsburg, PA]

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Elizabeth Briggs's Timeline

1645
1645
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
1665
April 30, 1665
Age 20
Sandwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
1667
October 14, 1667
Age 22
SANDWICH, MASSACHUSETTS
1671
June 9, 1671
Age 26
Sandwich, Barnstable co., Massachusetts
1673
December 12, 1673
Age 28
Sandwich, Barnstable co., Massachusetts
1675
February 14, 1675
Age 30
Sandwich, Barnstable co., Massachusetts
1688
1688
Age 43
Prob Rochester, Plymouth, Ma
1935
January 19, 1935
Age 43
January 19, 1935
Age 43
January 19, 1935
Age 43