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Lieutenant Abijah Brigham

Male 1737 - 1814  (76 years)


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  • Name Abijah Brigham 
    Prefix Lieutenant 
    Born 26 Aug 1737  Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    History of the Brigham Family 051 
    Military Service Continental Army, American Revolution Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was a Lieutenant on the Sudbury muster roll of 1775; he marched on the Lexington alarm from Sudbury to Cambridge. He. was in Captain in. A. Wheeler's Company, Colonel. E. Howe's regiment, as 2d Lieutenant, commissioned 5 July, 1776; also, enlisted 20 Oct., 1779, as 2nd Lieutenant, in Captain. A. Cranston's Company., Colonel. Denny's regiment. 
    Occupation In times of peace he was a blacksmith, and resided on the ancient Dr. John Brigham homestead in Sudbury, where he was selectman in 1778, '81, and '87. 
    Died 2 Apr 1814 
    Buried Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I2251  Nagel
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2014 

    Father Thomas Brigham,   b. 6 May 1687, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Bowker,   b. 1700, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 24 Dec 1724  Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1193  Group Sheet

    Family Eunice Willis,   b. 16 Jan 1741,   d. 9 Mar 1826  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1759 
    Children 
     1. Abel Brigham,   b. 25 Mar 1760, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1844  (Age 84 years)
     2. John Brigham,   b. 19 May 1762, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1833, Rutland, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Joseph Brigham,   b. 26 Sep 1764, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1842, Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Eunice, Brigham,   b. Feb 1767,   d. 1773  (Age ~ 5 years)
     5. Reuben, Brigham,   b. 21 Sep 1769
     6. Elizabeth Brigham,   b. 14 Apr 1772,   d. 1781  (Age 8 years)
     7. Abner Brigham,   b. 31 Oct 1774,   d. 16 Aug 1807  (Age 32 years)
     8. Eunice Brigham
    Family ID F1146  Group Sheet