William Handford Briggs

William Handford Briggs

Male 1906 - 1964  (58 years)

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  • Name William Handford Briggs 
    Born 8 Sep 1906 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Nov 1964 
    Age 58 years 
    Person ID I47866  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ancestors Hanford Samuel Briggs
              b. 2 Jul 1867, Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 21 Feb 1915, Boylston Center, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Nellie Tennant
              b. 24 Apr 1872, Boylston Center, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Jan 1924, Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F19707  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Bertha Alice Barclay
              b. 24 Apr 1908, Richland Township, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Sep 1966, Pulaski , New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Ann Briggs
    Married: 2x2. Shirley J. Briggs
              b. 26 Feb 1945
              d. 19 Jun 2018  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F18040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William H. Briggs - September 8, 1906 - November 19, 1964. Son of Hanford and Nellie Tennant Briggs. Husband of Bertha Barclay. Married September 12, 1931. Section 3, Row 31.

      Newspaper Obituary - Friday, November 20, 1964 The Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Dies at Wheel Of Auto After Heart Attack - Pulaski - William H. Briggs, 58, died Thursday afternoon while driving alone Route 81 in the Town of Parish, just north of Route 126. Troopers T. E. Rindos, W. G. Doyle and E. J. Buli of the Pulaski state police substation investigates and reported that Briggs was traveling north on Route 81 with his wife, Bertha, as a passenger when he suddenly slumped over the wheel. The car left the road an traveled about 900 feet along the mall before coming to a stop. Briggs was pronounced dead of a heart attack by Dr. A. B. Thompson of Pulaski, serving as coroner's physician. Born September 8, 1906, in the Town of Boylston, he was the son of the late Hanford and Nellie Tennant Briggs. On September 12, 1931, he married Bertha Barclay of Daysville and they have resided for the past 14 years at the family home on the Atkinson Road, Pulaski. Mr. Briggs was a retired farmer and a retired employee of the New York Central railroad. Surviving with his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Jackson (Margaret) Hagenbaugh of Akron, Ohio, and Mrs. David (Shirley) Hollis of Pulaski; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Nora Thompson of Sandy Creek and Mrs. Charles Fortino of Syracuse, and three brothers, Claude, Carl and Charles, all of Syracuse. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. in the Taylor funeral home here by the Rev. George M. Butler, pastor of the Trinity Methodist church, Oswego. Burial will be in Daysville cemetery. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Saturday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.