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BRIGGS, Thomas [19835]
(1781-1854)
TAYLOR, Mary [19836]
(1774-1853)
DICKSON, Stair [19815]
(1771-)
HUNTER, Janet [19816]
(-)
BRIGGS, William [19813]
(1802-1879)
DICKSON, Anne [19814]
(1803-1880)
BRIGGS, Stair [12309]
(1834-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
RIDDLE, Margaret [2]

BRIGGS, Stair [12309] 4 5 6

  • Born: 2 Jan 1834, Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland 6 7
  • Marriage: RIDDLE, Margaret [2] on 17 Apr 1857 in Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland 1 2 3
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bullet  General Notes:

Of his nine children, three emmigrated to North America: Alexander, who went to Wyoming and ran a coal mine; Thomas, my grandfather, who went to Guelph; and Stairs, who also went to Guelph.

According to Robert Carson (Feb 2002):
OPR Birth gives name as Stares, also given as Stairs
Addresses: 1841/51-Westhouses, Newbattle; 1857/69-Cockpen; 1871-No112 Road; 1881-No72, both Newtongrange
Documents: OPR Birth Censuses-1841,1851,1871,1881
Witnesses to baptism: John Williamson & Alexander Wilson
Note: Alive in 1885 [son Alex's marr cert] 8

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Baptism, 9 Feb 1834, Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland. 9

Occupation: Coal Miner. 6


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Stair married Margaret RIDDLE [2] [MRIN: 4280], daughter of Alexander RIDDELL [19965] and Janet WICKSEN [21832], on 17 Apr 1857 in Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland.1 6 10 (Margaret RIDDLE [2] was born about 1834 in Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland 6 11.)


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Sources


1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index.

2 Child's birth certificate. Child's birth certificate

3 Robert Carson, Feb 2002. r.j.carson@talk21.com

4 Robert Carson.

5 Thomas Wright (http://www.angelfire.com/ma2/Wright/), Jan 2002.

6 Robert Carson, Feb 2002.

7 Old Parish Register. Old Parish Register

8 Robert Carson, Private communication Feb 2002.

9 Old Parish Register.

10 Child's birth certificate.

11 Census.


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