Working on the Briggs family.

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I'm not sure about Briggs-9190 (father Ebenezer 1686- as in Briggs-2219), Son Ebenezer 1714-1808-Briggs-9191 and John Briggs 1726-1799-Briggs-9192 (Last one possibly same as Briggs-6348. John Briggs 1718-1799.) Both 9192 & 6348 married Charity Hathaway.

Ebenezer died 30 Mar 1725-1726 is in Mary Viola (Vaughan) Skeels line. (Need to confirm if possible before adding him to Skeels Study.)

Because I was uncertain I went to Family Search and there the following was recorded: William Harvey (LVCP-5TR) Harvey-243 1614-?1658 married Joan Hucker (LTM3-58) 1616-1683 (Born Somerset England; died Cohasset Norfolk MA) on 2 Apr 1639 Plymouth British Colonial America. Their children listed as: 1)Anne Briggs (G37B-WXR) 1637-1707; 2)Experience (Harvery) Briggs (K26P-8DM) 1644-1720 m. Jonathan Briggs 1664 MA Bay British Colonial America. Jonathan 1635-1690;  3)Miriam Briggs (G3WM-3TJ) 1714-15 May 1810; 4&5)John (G37B-DF5) & Prudence Briggs (G37Y-BTN) born 1745. Prudence died Brandon, Rutland, Vermont. 6)Mary Briggs (G37B-6K2) 1751 Taunton-28 Oct 1822 Athol, Worcester MA; 7)Abigail Briggs 1755-Jan 1831 both Taunton; 8)Elizabeth Briggs (G3W9-MDN) born Taunton-died 1797; 9)Hannah Briggs (G3W9-MYQ) born Taunton-4 Feb 1832 Norton Bristol MA; & 10) Relief Briggs (G3WM-2ZZ).

To me the surname Briggs is incorrect. Can anyone help me?  Thanking you.
in Genealogy Help by Sharon Skeels G2G3 (3.2k points)
Would you pinpoint the location of where you see the Briggs surname as being incorrect?
I agree with you that William Harvey and Joan Hucker had children surnamed Harvey.  It appears to me that you're looking at a family tree on FamilySearch that has been conflated with the Briggs family.

For example, I see a birth record for their daughter in Experience Harvey in Boston.  Its possible she married a Briggs. ThIs line would need to be built carefully based on the primary records, I would be reluctant to use an online tree.

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