Stairs Dixon and Alma (Henkell) Briggs
Notes from Bob Leathers
1885 March 31: Alma Ruth Henkell was born in Wyoming
1887 January 4: Stairs Dixon Briggs was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming to Alexander Riddle and Anna (McKay) Briggs.
1909 July 20: Stairs Briggs married Alma Ruth Henkell in Denver, Colorado.
1911: Stairs and Alma were living and working in Reliance, Wyoming. (Census Records)
1920: S. D. Briggs, head of house, age 33, married, born in Wyoming, manager of a store and Alma Ruth Briggs, wife, age 34, married, born in Wyoming, no occupation, were living in Hanna, Wyoming. Living with them was Kenneth Stairs Briggs, son, age 8, born in Wyoming. (1920 US Census)
1930: Stars Dixon Briggs was living in Hanna, Wyoming. (US Census)
1939 April 28: Stairs Dixon Briggs, age 52, died in Hanna, Wyoming from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was buried in Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado Cemetery. (Wyoming Death Records)
1975 January: Alma Ruth (Henkell) Briggs died in Rawlins, Wyoming. She was buried in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.
Stairs Kenneth Briggs and Alma Ruth (Henkell) had one child together:
- Stairs Kenneth Briggs (1911-1992) Born May 6, 1911 in Salt Lake City, Utah. May 7, 1938 married Virginia Louise Williamson in Denver, Colorado. 1961 November 1961 married Virginia Haywood Cary in Des Moines, Iowa. Died July 28, 1992 in Casper, Wyoming.