Re: Briggs of Indiana
My John Briggs was born in Ohio in 1807, too. He is my GG-Grandfather
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He died in Perry County, Indiana prior to the 1880 census.
His father was born in Ireland. His mother's birthplace is listed as "Atlantic Ocean."
He married Melinda Mahan, born 1832 in Indiana.
Both her parents were born in Pennsylvania.
John and Melinda Briggs lived in Perry County, Indiana.
Their daughter, Rebecca is my Great Grandmother.