Ruben Briggs

M, #8069, b. January 1895
     Ruben Briggs was born in January 1895 at Pennsylvania, USA. He was the son of Charles Fretwell and Annie Smith.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1900 US census at 1st Precinct, Mifflin township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA. Those recorded in the household were: Charley Briggs, head; Annie Briggs, wife; Elmer Briggs, son; Dessie Briggs, daughter; William Briggs, son; Mina Briggs, daughter; Robert Briggs, son; Ruben Briggs, son.1
Ruben Briggs was a coal miner.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1910 US census at 1st Precinct, Jefferson township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA. Those recorded in the household were: Briggs Charles, head; Briggs Anna, wife; Briggs William, son; Briggs Robert, son; Briggs Ruben, son; Briggs Maria, daughter.2

Citations

  1. [S6781] 1900, United States Census, "Briggs Ruben, son, white, male, born January 1895, age 4, single, born in Pennsylvania, father born in England, mother born in England, resident in 1st Precinct, Mifflin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania."
  2. [S6912] 1910, United States Census, "Briggs Ruben, son, male, white, age 15, single, born in Pennsylvania, father born in England English, mother born in England English, able to speak English, miner, coal mine, working on own account, not out of work on April 15 1910, 26 weeks out of work during 1909, able to read, able to write, not attended school any time since September 1, 1909, resident in 1st Precinct, Jefferson Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania."