Ira Horton Briggs

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Ira Horton Briggs

Birthplace: Niagara County, New York, United States
Death: August 04, 1934 (72)
Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri, United States (Heart Attack/ Heat Stroke)
Place of Burial: Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Erastus Chamberlin Briggs and Amelia Sadate Briggs
Husband of Estella Mildred Briggs
Father of Van Berg/Berge Briggs; Amelia Sadate Brewer and Avis Briggs
Brother of Jennie Marietta Hall; Harriett Sadate Helms; Alva M Briggs and Frank E Briggs

Occupation: Teamster/Truck Driver
Managed by: Private User
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About Ira Horton Briggs

Updated 8/20/2016(CLM): The following is from the Hannibal Evening Courier Post of Saturday, August 4,1934, Page 3. I wish to thank Mr. Gary Maize for his help. " Ira H. Briggs Dies Today. Funeral For Aged Man Will Be Held Monday Morning. Ira Horton Briggs, 72, of Fairview Addition, died suddenly at 11:30 o'clock this morning at 106-A North Third Street. Although Mr. Briggs had been in failing health for some time, he was able to be up and around. Physicians called stated that death was due to heart trouble. Coroner Cecil E. Schartz was called and after questioning those present, decided no inquest was necessary. Mr. Briggs was born at Niagara Falls, Niagara County,N.Y., August 25, 1861, a son the late Mr. and Mrs. E.C.Briggs.He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Estelle Briggs; A daughter , Mrs. C.E. Brewer of Battle Creek Mich., and a son, Van B.Briggs of this city; three grandchildren ; two sisters,Mrs. M.E. Hall of Ralls county Mrs. Jackson Helm of St. Louis. Mr. Briggs was member of Fifth street Baptist church , and was well known here. He worked for years at the Atlas Portland Cement Company's plant, now the Universal -Atlas..."

It should be pointed out that Ira is a common name in the Briggs Family, and this has lead to many misdirections in my(CLM) research. 

Husband of Estella Briggs(1862-1953)Father of Van Berg Briggs(1890-1962),Grandfather to Catherine Minerva (Briggs)Harrison(1919-1986).Great-Grandfather to Catherine Ann (Harrison)Mathews(1944-2012).

 Ira Horton Briggs died on 8/4/1934 of Heart Attack and Heat Stroke. He was sitting at a table and fell over according to Certificate of Death.Find A Grave# 97016199. Riverside Cemetery ,Hannibal,MO. Ira is buried in the Singles Section according to Mr. G.Maize. consult Sources.

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Ira Horton Briggs's Timeline

August 25, 1861
Niagara County, New York, United States
April 8, 1889
Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri, United States
October 1890
MO, United States
IL, United States
August 4, 1934
Age 72
Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri, United States
Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri, United States