Person:Clement Briggs (1)

Clement Briggs abt 1600 England
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Name Clement Briggs
Gender Male
Birth[1] by abt 1600 England
Death[2] by 23 Feb 1648 Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States(inventory)
  1. Clement Briggs of Weymouth, Massachusetts [1].

    In a deposition he made on 19 August 1638, Clement stated that he was living on Bardmundsey Street in Southwark, England in 1616 with Mr. "Samuell Lathame." By that time, he was already old enough to be an apprentice fellsmonger or tanner.

  2. Clement Briggs, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).

    BIRTH: By about 1600 (the deposition of 1638 implies that in 1616 Briggs had already been a servant of Mr. Samuel Latham for a few years).
    DEATH: Weymouth by 23 February 1648[/9?] (date of inventory).

The Fortune (1621)
The Fortune, the second ship to arrive at Plymouth, was sent by the Merchant Adventurers, the same group that financed the Mayflower. It arrived unexpectedly and without significant supplies, thus further stressing the colony. Upon return to England, the Fortune was carrying £500 of cargo to pay off the Pilgrims' debt, but it was captured by the French en route.
Sailed: 9 Aug 1621 from London, England under Master Thomas Barton
Arrived: 9 Nov 1621 at Plymouth, Massachusetts, shortly after the first Thanksgiving
Next Vessel: The Anne and the Little James (1623)

35; 17 families left descendants (Full List)
John Adams - William Bassett - Jonathan Brewster - Clement Briggs - Edward Bumpas - Robert Cushman (and son) - Stephen Deane - Phillip Delano - Ford family - Robert Hicks - William Hilton - Thomas Morton - William Palmer (and son)- Thomas Prence - Moses Simmons - John Winslow - William Wright

Resources: Primary Sources: Bradford's History of Plymouth Plantation - Mourt's Relation
Wikipedia: Arrival of the Fortune