Weston Briggs
Judith Akin
Elihu Briggs
(1790-1846)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Polly Killey
2. Abigail E. (Abby) Hitch

Elihu Briggs

  • Born: 29 Apr 1790, Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA 1
  • Marriage (1): Polly Killey on 08 Nov 1810 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA 1
  • Marriage (2): Abigail E. (Abby) Hitch on 04 Mar 1845 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA 1
  • Died: 08 Aug 1846, Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA 1

Elihu married Polly Killey on 08 Nov 1810 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA.1 (Polly Killey was born on 12 Nov 1790 and died after 1830.)


Elihu next married Abigail E. (Abby) Hitch, daughter of George Hitch and Hannah Weeks, on 04 Mar 1845 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA.1 (Abigail E. (Abby) Hitch was born in Sep 1791 in Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA 1 2 3 4 and died on 18 Apr 1883 in Fairhaven, Bristol Co., MA 5.)


Sources


1 Correspondence from Ernest Towers, 54 Witchwood Road, Yarmouthport, MA 02664 dated Jul 30 2001. This package included from Cynthia S. McNaughten: "Hitch Families in Fairhaven" dated Jul 15 1999, "Genealogy - Three Hitch Families in FH" dated Jan 30 2000, "Northern Half of Lot #3" [a history of Fairhaven land ownership] dated Jan 30 2000 and some excerpts from books "Old Time Fairhaven," and "Life of Bates."

2 "A Hitch Orchard", by Daisy Hitch, 1931.

3 1850 MA Census, Listed as Abby Briggs, age 58, in the 1850 Bristol Co., MA Census, born in MA. She is in the household of her brother George Hitch.

4 1800 MA Census, Listed as age 10-16 in the 1800 Bristol Co., MA Census.

5 1800 MA Census, Listed as age 10-16 in the 1800 Bristol Co., MA Census.


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