From Russell Olin Briggs There were two Briggs families in Freeport. To make it confusing we both had Smiths in our families. I knew Gary and Robert Briggs both went to Freeport High School with me. Robert was in Probably Born In 1948 or 47 My Briggs line came from Main (Olin Briggs who married Glades Smith, Who Had one son my father Clyde Briggs who married Jeanne Lauritzen. So you can see it's confusing.