Minnie Briggs

F, #8062, b. 9 March 1895
     Minnie Briggs was born on 9 March 1895 at West Mifflin, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA.1 She was the daughter of Henry Briggs and Harriet Strauser.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1900 US census at 1st Precinct, Mifflin township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA. Those recorded in the household were: Henry Briggs, head; Harriet Briggs, wife; Willice N. Briggs, son; Ella M. Briggs, daughter; Laura B. Briggs, daughter; David Briggs, son; Minnie Briggs, daughter; Frank Briggs, son; Hazle Briggs, daughter.2

She was listed as head of household's granddaughter in the 1910 US census at Mifflin township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA. Those recorded in the household were: Briggs James Sr, head; Briggs Minnie, grand daughter; Forsythe Blanchard H., son-in-law; Forsythe Elmina, daughter.3
She married Clarence J Walters. Her married name was Minnie Walters. She was the informant for Ella M Cortazzo's death at Columbia Hospital, Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, on 26 August 1948.4

Citations

  1. [S6764] Betty Coldren, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Betty Coldren of Pennsylvania, USA.
  2. [S6782] 1900, United States Census, "Briggs Minnie, daughter, white, female, born March 1895, age 5, single, born in Pennsylvania, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Pennsylvania, resident in 1st Precinct, Mifflin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania."
  3. [S6779] 1910, United States Census, "Briggs Minnie, grand daughter, female, white, age 15, single, born in Pennsylvania, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Pennsylvania, able to speak English, home, able to read, able to write, not attended school since September 1 1909, resident in Mifflin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania."
  4. [S6918] Ella Cortazzo née Briggs, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death, "1. Place of Death: (a) County: Allegheny (c) Borough: Wilkinsburg (e) Name of hospital or institution: Columbia Hospital (f) Length of stay in hospital: 9 hours. 2. Usual Residence of Deceased: (a) State: Pennsylvania (b) County: Allegheny (c) City or town: Turtle Creek (d) Street No: 102 Hillside Street. 3. Full Name: Ella Cortazzo. 4. Sex: Female. 5. Color or Race: White. 6. (a) Single, widowed, married, divorced: Widowed (b) Name of husband or wife: John. 7. Birth date of deceased: July 1, 1887. 8. Age: 61 years, 1 month, 25 days. 9. Birthplace: Penna. 10. Usual occupation: Housewife. 11. Industry or business: Home. 12. Name of Father: Harry Briggs. 13. Birthplace of Father: Penna. 14. Maiden Name of Mother: Harriet Strausser. 15. Birthplace of Mother: Penna. 16. (a) Informant's own signature: Minnie Walters (b) Address: Lincoln Way, McKeesport, Pa. 17. (a) Burial (b) Date thereof: Aug 28, 1948 (c) Place: Grandview Cemetery, County: Allegheny, State: Pa. 18. (a) Signature of funeral director: S. W. Shaefe (b) Address: East Pittsburgh, Pa. 19. (a) Aug 28, 1948 (b) Stella E. Goffe, Registrar.
    20. Date of Death: 26 Aug 1948. 21. I hereby certify that I attended the deceased from Aug. 21, 1948, to Aug. 26, 1948, that I last saw her alive on Aug 26, 1948, and that death occurred on the date and hour stated above. Immediate cause of death: Cardiorenal Disease, 1 year. Due to: Acute alcoholism. 23. Signature: S. M. Kalen M.D. Address: 833 Linden Ave, East Pittsburgh, Pa. Date signed: Aug 27, 1948."