Gilbertha Forrester

F, #8082, b. 2 October 1877
     Gilbertha Forrester was born on 2 October 1877 at Jefferson Township, Pennsylvania, USA.1 She married Hengist Briggs at Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA, on 25 March 1897.1 As of 25 March 1897, her married name was Gilbertha Briggs. Gilbertha Forrester was also known as Bertha Briggs.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1900 US census at 1st Precinct, Mifflin township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA. Those recorded in the household were: Hengist Briggs, head; Gilbirtha Briggs, wife; George A. Briggs, son.2

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1910 US census at Mifflin township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA. Those recorded in the household were: Briggs Hengist, head; Briggs Bertha, wife; Briggs George, son; Briggs Mary, daughter; Briggs John, son; Briggs Helen, daughter.3

She was listed as head of household in the 1920 US census at 2nd Precinct, Jefferson township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA. Those recorded in the household were: Briggs Bertha, head; Briggs George, son; Briggs Mary, daughter; Briggs John, son; Briggs Thomas, son.4
She and Hengist Briggs were divorced.5

Children of Gilbertha Forrester and Hengist Briggs

Citations

  1. [S6784] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Series C, No. 10292. Hengist Briggs born in Allegheny Co Pa, on the 4th day of January A.D. 1869, residing at New England Pa, laborer, not related by blood or marriage to the person whom he desires to marry, has not been married before. Gilbertha Forrester born in Jefferson Township Pa, on the 2nd day of October A.D. 1877, residing at Jefferson Township Pa, has not been married before. Marriage Licence issued: March 25th 1897. Consent of James Forrester, residing at Jefferson Township Pa. Consent filed March 25th 1897. Married: March 25th 1897 By Rev R.C. Brooks. Duplicate certificate returned March 30th 1897."
  2. [S6785] 1900, United States Census, "Briggs Gilbirtha, wife, white, female, born October 1877, age 23, married, 3 years married, mother of 2 children, 1 child living, born in Pennsylvania, father born in Iowa, mother born in America, can read, can write, can speak English, resident in 1st Precinct, Mifflin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania."
  3. [S6880] 1910, United States Census, "Briggs Bertha, wife, female, white, age 33, married once, 13 years married, mother of 5 children, 4 children living, born in Pennsylvania, father born in Illinois, mother born in Pennsylvania, able to speak English, none, able to read, able to write, resident in Mifflin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania."
  4. [S6881] 1920, United States Census, "Briggs Bertha, head 1, home rented, female, white, age 42, married, able to read, able to write, born in Pennsylvania, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Pennsylvania, able to speak English, janitress, apartment houses, W, resident in Jefferson township, precinct 2, Allegheny, Pennsylvania."
  5. [S6915] H Homer Briggs, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics, Certificate of Death, "1. Place of Death: County of Allegheny, Township of Snowden. 2. Full Name: H Homer Briggs (a) Residence: Gen. Delivery, Finleyville, Pa (Wash. Co.). 3. Sex: Male. 4. Color or Race: White. 5. Single, Married, Widowed or Divorced: Divorced. 6. Date of Birth: -. 7. Age: 61 years, 8 months, 21 days. 8. Occupation: Laborer, Peters Creek Gas Coal Co. 9. Birthplace: Mifflin Township, Pennsylvania. 10. Name of Father: James Briggs. 11. Birthplace of Father: England. 12. Maiden Name of Mother: Marie -. 13. Birthplace of Mother: England. 14. Informant: Mrs Charles Cook, (Address) Box 375, W. Elizabeth, Pa. 15. Filed Sept 26, 1930, S.W.Patton Registrar.
    16. Date of Death: September 25th 1930, 8:45 a.m. 17. I hereby certify that a view was held upon the body of the above named deceased on the 26th day of September 1930; That the cause of death was as follows: Body crushed due to fall of slate in mine. (Prob. Accidental). 18. Where was disease contracted if not at place of death? No. Did an operation precede death? No (Signed) W.J. McGregor M.D. Coroner, 9-26-1930, Rev. J.E. Carrole Deputy. 19. Place of Burial or Removal: Lebanon Cemetery, Date of Burial: Sept 27, 1930. 20. Undertaker: W.E. Shepler, Address: Finleyville, Pennsylvania."