History of Erie County, Pennsylvania, 1884
C. M. Briggs Biography
C.M. Briggs, of the Erie Ice Company, Erie, was born Oct. 13, 1829, in Rome, N.Y., son of Lyman and Asenith (Jefferson) Briggs, natives of Vt., who came to Erie Co. in 1844; the former died there in 1869; his widow still resides in Erie City. They were parents of four children, our subject being the only one now living.
He received his education in N.Y. State, and was married, Oct. 9, 1851, to Sarah, daughter of Hiram Slocum, and a native of Penn., born in 1832. To this union were born four children - Anna, wife of F.C. Lewis, have one child - Charles; Harriet A., William S. and Ida H. Our subject is a member of the A.O.U.W., the K. of H., and is a Knight Templar.
Source: History of Erie County, Pennsylvania; City of Erie; Chicago; Warner, Beers & Co.; 1884
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