Ephraim Briggs was the son of Abiel Briggs and his first wife Phebe ___. He had 5 children with Phebe and then 8 children with Elizabeth Chase.I am descended from Abiel's brother Ebenezer Briggs. Ebenezer married Diadamia Chase, a sister of Elizabeth. Both were Loyalists and moved to Queens Co. NB from Bristol, Co. MA in 1783. No trace has been found of the parents of Ebenezer and Abiel.