He was born about 1796 & his parents were Isaac Briggs & Dorothy Valentine Fowler.
He married Hannah LENT.
James died on 7 January 1866 & was buried beside his wife Hannah at the Old Van Cortlandtville Cemetery in Westchester County, New York. 
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