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Colonel Timothy Brigham

Male 1735 - 1828  (93 years)


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  • Name Timothy Brigham 
    Title Colonel 
    Born 16 Feb 1735 
    Gender Male 
    Biographical Information He inherited from his father an extensive farm in the east part of Northborough, the value of which he lost through the depreciation of Continental money after its sale. In extreme old age he was supported by the town. Although poor, he was received with profound respect, and entertained with free hospitality, wherever he called during life. In 1764 he was selectman of Westborough; in 1777, after the division of the town, selectman of Northborough. 
    Library book: History of the Brigham Family 084 
    Military Service Continental Army, American Revolution Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In 1775 he entered the Revolutionary army as Captain; was second in command under Captain Samuel Wood of Marlborough of the company of Minute Men, which marched down to Cambridge on 19th of April, 1775, and which was in the battle of Bunker Hill, on the 17th of June following. He received 18 from the town for the first term of service. 
    Died 5 Oct 1828 
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I1450  Nagel
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2014 

    Father Captain Jesse Brigham,   b. 10 Jul 1710, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1796, Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Bethiah Rice,   b. 13 Aug 1712, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1794, Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Apr 1763 
    Family ID F1016  Group Sheet

    Family Lydia Wood,   b. 8 Nov 1740 
    Children 
     1. Eber Brigham,   b. 25 Nov 1761
     2. Persis Brigham,   b. 16 Jan 1764
     3. Samuel Brigham,   b. 14 Dec 1765
     4. Kitte Brigham,   b. 11 Dec 1767
     5. Lydia Brigham,   b. 26 Dec 1769
     6. Sally Brigham,   b. 13 Jan 1772
     7. Lewis Brigham,   b. 4 Jan 1774
     8. Nabby Brigham,   b. 29 Dec 1775
     9. Luther Brigham,   b. 3 Apr 1778
     10. Polly Brigham,   b. 15 Apr 1781, Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1862, Richmond, Walworth, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     11. Betsey Brigham
    Family ID F585  Group Sheet