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Lieutenant Elijah Brigham

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  • Name Elijah Brigham 
    Prefix Lieutenant 
    Born 5 Sep 1742  Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biographical Information He was chosen a member of the Provincial Congress that met at Watertown, 31 May,1775. He was one of a committee in 1778 to report on a proposed constitution for Massachusetts, and again, in 1780, to revise the constitution which was rejected by the town. He served about 30 years as selectman, represented the town in the General Court 6 years. 
    Library book: History of the Brigham Family 076 
    Military Service Continental Army, American Revolution Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was in Captain Josiah Fay's company of Minute-men, as Lieutenant, and marched on the Lexington Alarm. 
    Died 8 Jan 1804 
    Siblings 7 siblings 
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    Person ID I1181  Nagel
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2014 

    Father Lieutenant Nathan Brigham, Jr,   b. 28 Nov 1693, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1784, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hephzibah Ward,   b. 30 Dec 1708, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1748  (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1729 
    Family ID F331  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth Taylor,   b. 9 Mar 1747,   d. 10 Apr 1831  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1768 
    Children 
     1. Ebenezer Brigham,   b. 5 Apr 1768, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1852, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
     2. Fanny Brigham,   b. 12 Sep 1769
     3. Sylvester Brigham,   b. 16 Jan 1771, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1858, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [Birth]
     4. Dinah Brigham,   b. 5 Nov 1772, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1857  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     5. Persis Brigham,   b. 7 Oct 1774,   d. 8 Jun 1839  (Age 64 years)
     6. Captain Elijah Brigham,   b. 19 Jul 1776, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1861, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     7. Trowbridge Brigham,   b. 17 Sep 1778, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1836  (Age 57 years)  [Birth]
     8. Lincoln Brigham,   b. 21 Jun 1780, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1831, Troy, Rensselaer, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [Birth]
     9. Hepslbah Brigham,   b. 7 May 1783, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1853, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Birth]
     10. Lavina Brigham,   b. 26 Dec 1784,   d. 23 Jul 1786  (Age 1 years)
     11. Nancy Brigham,   b. 11 Dec 1787
     12. Martha Brigham,   b. 6 Jun 1790, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1829  (Age 39 years)  [Birth]
     13. Taylor Brigham,   b. 18 Jun 1792, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1870, Southborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F1019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart