Birth: Clement Briggs was born in England by 1600.
Death: He died in Weymouth by February 25, 1648/9.
Ship: Fortune, 1621
Life in England: Clement Briggs worked for Samuel
Lathame, a fellmonger (dealer in hides) who lived on Bermondsey Street
in Southwark, Surrey. In a deposition taken in August 1638, he stated
that in 1616 he was a servant to Mr. Lathame, and implied he had been
there in Southwark for three or four years.
Life in New England: Clement Briggs came to Plymouth as a
single man in November 1621. He moved to Weymouth by 1630. As one of
the “old comers” (early inhabitants) of Plymouth Colony, Clement Briggs
received several lots of land, which were inherited by his sons.
Family: Clement Briggs married (1) Joan Allen by March 1,
1630/1, and had two sons. He married (2) Elizabeth _____ by 1640 and had
four sons. She died between November 11, 1685, and August 11, 1691.
Children of Clement and Joan Briggs:
Children of Clement and Elizabeth Briggs: