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Katherine Briggs (Coombs)

Birthdate: (26)
Birthplace: Rockville Centre, Nassau, New York, USA
Death: July 2, 1858 (26)
Napa, Napa, California, USA
Place of Burial: Napa, Napa, California, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Abraham Marion Coombs and Anna Marie Coombs
Wife of Charles Phelps Briggs
Mother of Julia Allen Briggs; Henry H. Briggs; Elizabeth Or Liza Doermer; Ida Briggs and Catharine Briggs
Sister of Abraham Coombs; Sarah Ann Coombs and Margaret Coombs
Half sister of Charles Marion Combs; Helen Mars Moffit Coombs; Emily Katherine Combs; Jane Arabella Smith; Elvira Branch and 1 other

Managed by: Randy Stebbing
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About Katherine Briggs

Born at Rockville Center, New York, daughter of a previous marriage of Abraham Coombs. Passenger on the Mormon emigrant Ship Brooklyn. Her mother's brother unsuccessfully tried to kidnap her just prior to sailing. Married Charles Phelps Briggs. Died following the birth of 6th child, in Napa, Napa County, California.



Abraham Marion Coombs (1805 - 1860)



Charles Phelps Briggs (1825 - 1885)



Julia Allen Briggs Buzzini (1850 - 1917)


Liza Briggs (1855 - 1886)



Katherine Coombs Briggs (1832 - 1858)


Charles Marion Coombs (1840 - 1913)


Helen Mar Coombs Clayton (1842 - 1910)


Jane Arabella Coombs Smith (1853 - 1883)


Elvira Coombs Branch (1857 - 1928)

Created by: Carl W. McBrayer

Record added: Jun 11, 2007

Find A Grave Memorial# 19844718

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Katherine Briggs's Timeline

July 2, 1832
Rockville Centre, Nassau, New York, USA
January 1, 1850
Age 17
Napa, Napa County, California, United States
February 22, 1852
Age 19
Napa, Napa County, California, United States
Age 21
Napa, Napa County, California, United States
Age 22
Napa County, California, United States
June 15, 1858
Age 25
Napa County, California, United States
July 2, 1858
Age 26
Napa, Napa, California, USA
Napa, Napa, California, USA