Clement Briggs1

M, #17322, b. before 1600, d. before 23 February 1648/49
ChartsPedigree - mother Sarah Gertrude "Sally" Jones
Birth*before 1600 Clement Briggs was born before 1600 at England origin: Southwark, Surrey.1 
Immigration*1621 He immigrated in 1621 to Plymouth, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, on The Fortune.1 
Occupation* He was Fellmonger (tanner.)1 
MovedTo*before 1630 He moved to Weymouth, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, before 1630.1 
Marriage*before 1 March 1630/31 He married Joan Allen before 1 March 1630/31 at Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, On 1 March 1630/1, Constable Thomas Stoughton was fined £5 by Governor Winthrop for "taking upon him to marry Clemt and Joan Allen."2 
Will*24 August 1648 Clement Briggs left a will on 24 August 1648 at Weymouth, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; The last will and testiment of Clement Briggs of Waymouth in New England. First I give my soule to God that gave it. Item: I give my son Thomas my home lott at Plemouth 20 acres by esteemation and my begist iron pott. Item: I give to my son Jonathan 3 acres of my land joning to John ----es lands that is not break up and to enter to it when hee is of the aige of 18 years and when he is of the aige of 21 years to have as much ( ) 3 acres on 4th pt of all my land in Waymouth and after decess of my wiff it is my will he shall have one 4th pt more if shee dye not before hee bee of the aige of 21 years. But if shee should dye before Jonanthan be 21 years ouild then it is my will it should be for the bringing up of my children. Item: I give to my son Clemet my housing and the other half of my land in Waymouth and hee to enter to it when hee is of the aige of 21 years -- if his mother --- be decesed before, but if not then he should not have it tell after her decese -- But if my wiff should die before Clemant be -- 21 year oild it is my will the land should be for the bringing up of my children. Item: I -- give to my sons Thomas, Dauid ,John ---Remem2 my other land at Plemouth (or in PlimouthCol) jointly and equaly amonst them.
     It is my will in one year thereafter Clemt do enter to the forsed land hee shall give his brother Remem 20s--- and John 10s and it is my will that Jonathan shall give 10s to his bro. Dauid and to his bro.Thom. 10s in one year after he do enter to half my land and it is my will that my wiff shall be my Exequtrix. It is also my will that Degon Rogers and Robert Tucker should be my overseers in trust.3 
Death*before 23 February 1648/49 He died before 23 February 1648/49 at Plymouth Co., Massachusetts.1 
Probate*24 August 1650 His estate was probated on 24 August 1650 at Plymouth Co., Massachusetts. 
Relationships9th great-grandfather of David Lee Bassett
7th great-grandfather of Mabel May Covey

Family

Joan Allen
Marriage*before 1 March 1630/31 He married Joan Allen before 1 March 1630/31 at Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, On 1 March 1630/1, Constable Thomas Stoughton was fined £5 by Governor Winthrop for "taking upon him to marry Clemt and Joan Allen."2 
Child
Last Edited27 Jun 2016

Citations

  1. [S1874] Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vols. I-III, Robert C Anderson.
  2. [S1874] Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vols. I-III, Robert C Anderson, Vols. I-III pg 30.
  3. [S1902] New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) Register, v.7 pg.233.
  4. [S1902] New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) Register, v.8 pg.348.