Museum the New Llano Colony

Henry Lyman Briggs

Birth: Born in Iowa in 1851.  

Family Information: Married to Mrs. H.L. Briggs.

Father of Donald A. Briggs (Little Rock, Ark.); Mrs. Jean Ferguson (Chicago); Mrs. J.S. Bassett (Nevada, Mo.)  


Pre-Colony History: Before coming to the colony, he and his wife were residents of Little Rock, Arkansas, where they had lived for many years.  

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Death: He died in February, 1921 at Newllano and was buried in the New Llano Cemetery. At the time of his death, Mr. Briggs had been a resident of the colony for one year, although, due to his affliction he had been confined to his bed for several months and therefore not an active member.  

Sources: "Vernon Parish Democrat": February 24, 1921  


Clipping from the "Vernon Parish Democrat" dated February 24, 1921.

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