W.W. Briggs was born in Geauga County, Ohio, March 20, 1853. Moved to Barry County, Michigan, in 1875. Lived there seven years, during that time he taught school two years, and worked five years for the West Michigan Lumber Co. In 1882 he came to Akron Township and purchased the farm where he now resides. Married to Miss E. A. Vaughn, in Akron Township, April 22, 1885. Mrs. Briggs was born November 25, 1861, in Oscoda, Iosco County, Michigan. They have four children, two girls and two boys, Clarissa A., born August 7, 1888; S. Lucelia, born June 29, 1891; William G., born April 28, 1893; and W. Emery, born December 19, 1894.
from Tuscola County Plat Book and Biographical Index, 1902, page 70.
Submitted by Sherrye Woodworth July 2000.
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