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Thomas Briggs

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Death: July 1, 1746 (76)
Taunton, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of William Briggs and Sarah Briggs (Macomber) of the Plymouth Colony
Husband of Abigail Briggs
Father of Thomas Briggs; Sarah Burt; Nathaniel Briggs; Abigail Babbitt; Abiel Briggs and 3 others
Brother of Mary Bundy; William Briggs, Jr.; Sarah Lane; Elizabeth Babbitt; Hannah Waldron and 3 others

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About Thomas Briggs

Thomas, twin to Sarah and son of William and Sarah (Macomber) Briggs, was born at Taunton, MA on September 10, 1669. He married Abigail Thayer there on October 24, 1689.

Member Charles Howell contributes, Dec 2017:

from NEHGS research database, Vol 125 page 88 Sons of John Briggs of Taunton. (William 2, john 1) Thomas Briggs3 b. 1669 d bef.1JUL 1746 m. oct 1689 in Taunton Abigail [Harvey] Thayer (wdo.) ...Her grandfather William Harvey of one of original settlers of Taunton. Sourced from: Ruth (Thayer) Ravenscroft's in published genealogy of Nathaniel Thayer in Society's Library.


  • Vital Records of Taunton Massachusetts to the year 1850, three volumes, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1929), 1:60 (birth); 2:68 (marriage)
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Thomas Briggs's Timeline

September 9, 1669
Taunton, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
October 9, 1690
Age 21
Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts
December 10, 1693
Age 24
Taunton, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
June 18, 1695
Age 25
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
Age 29
Taunton, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts
Age 30
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA
Age 33
Taunton, Bristol Co., MA
Age 37
Little Compton, Bristol County (Present Newport County), Province of Massachusetts (Present Rhode Island)
Age 38
Taunton, Massachusetts Bay Colony