Recently I aquired an old family bible that contained a number of pictures that appear to date from about 1870 to 1900. One of the pictures is of "Maria Briggs and children" (a boy about ten and a girl about six) which was taken in Vinton, Iowa, probably around 1890 to 1900.
The bible belonged to Charles R. Cameron, born 1824, Washington County, NY, who married Laura A. Case. It is my guess that Maria Briggs was related to Laura (Case) Cameron since there were marriages in Washington county NY between the Case and Briggs family. Hiram Case, father of Laura Case, was born 1797 in Washington county, son of Hiram Case from Mass.
I would like to give the picture to descendants of Maria Briggs. I would appreciate any info you might have in this regard. John Cameron.