Electa Caroline Briggs Hemenway Williams

January 26, 1805–November 10, 1889

Born at Castleton, Rutland County, Vermont; daughter of Elizabeth (Betsey) Read and Allen Briggs. Died in Salt Lake County, Utah Territory; buried at Farmington, Davis County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


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