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Sally Celestina Briggs Alvord

May 7, 1803–February 6, 1851

Born in Bristol County, Massachusetts; daughter of Elisabeth Read and Allen Briggs. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Sally Stina Briggs Alvord,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971, reel 3 (closed to research), CHL. “Betsey (Read)” in Vital Records of Taunton, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, vol. 2: Marriages (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1928), 395. “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 14 (1851), L. S. Alvord; database and images, (, accessed June 2015); citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City, UT. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), Sally Celestina Briggs KWJ5-QTF . Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed June 2015), memorial no. 34953122, Sally Celestina Briggs Alvord; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.