Plymouth County Biographies

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Dr. Richard Briggs

Dr. Richard Briggs practiced in Abington about 1780. He was a surgeon on board a public ship in the Revolutionary War. His practice in Abington covered thirty years and he then moved to Chesterfiled in Hampshire County. He left numerous children, some of whom moved West.

Source: "History of Plymouth, Norfolk and Barnstable Counties Massachusetts; Volume I" by Elroy S. Thompson. Pub. 1928. Page 125