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BRIGGS, Stair [12309]
(1834-)
RIDDLE, Margaret [2]
(Abt 1834-)
WATSON, Alexander [12464]
(-)
FORBES, Isabel [12465]
(-)
BRIGGS, Thomas [12316]
(1865-1940)
WATSON, Marjorie [12317]
(1867-1936)
BRIGGS, Thomas [12448]
(1904-1969)

 

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FERGUS, Jean [12449]

BRIGGS, Thomas [12448] 1

  • Born: 29 Mar 1904, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland
  • Marriage: FERGUS, Jean [12449] in Detroit, Wayne Co, MI
  • Died: 26 Aug 1969, Detroit, Wayne Co, MI at age 65
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bullet  General Notes:

Tom worked for Detroit Edison. After he was disabled with arthritis, they gave him half pay for the rest of his life.

Spent years in Eloise, a Detroit institution. Later, he was part of an experimental program to rehabilitate him. They broke his joints and reset them so that he could get around with a walker. From then on, he got around remarkably.

bullet  Medical Notes:

Incapacipated by arthritis for most of his life. He spent many years institutionalized in Eloise, then participated in an experimental treatment which involved breaking his joints and reseting them.


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Thomas married Jean FERGUS [12449] [MRIN: 4334] in Detroit, Wayne Co, MI. (Jean FERGUS [12449] was born in Glasgow, Scotland and died in Detroit, Wayne Co, MI.)


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1 June Marie Bertolet Wheeler (September, 1997).


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