Born in New York on May 24, 1828. Briggs was a resident of San Francisco in 1886 and Los Angeles in the early 1890s. About 1897 she settled in Pacific Grove, CA where she remained until her demise on Feb. 5, 1927. Exh: Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1886; Calif. Bldg, World's Columbian Expo (Chicago), 1893.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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