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Honorable Elijah Brigham

Honorable Elijah Brigham

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  • Name Elijah Brigham 
    Title Honorable 
    Born 7 Jul 1751  Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Library book: History of the Brigham Family 099 
    Occupation When he went to college, his father gave him a horse, which was all the start he had toward his higher education. He graduated from Dartmouth College, A.B., 1778; A.M., Dartmouth and Harvard {ad eum.), and Yale, 1792; began the study of law, but for some reason unknown abandoned it before he was admitted to the bar. He settled in Westborough as a merchant with Breck Parkman. Brigham He was selectman in 1785, '89, and '96. He represented Westborough in the General Court, 1791 and '93; served 12 years as a member of the Senate; 2 years as executive counselor, and 16 years as a judge of the Court of Common Pleas for Worcester County; was a member of Congress from 1810 until his death. His effectiveness in Congress was hampered by his allegiance to the Federalist Party, which would dissolve soon after his death. 
    Died 22 Feb 1816  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I3384  Nagel
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2018 

    Father Levi Brigham,   b. 21 Aug 1717, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1787, Northborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Susanna Grout,   b. 27 Mar 1720,   d. 17 Mar 1816  (Age 95 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 6 Jun 1745 
    Family ID F926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Sophia Parkman,   d. 26 Nov 1783 
    Children 
    +1. Anna Sophia Brigham,   b. 26 Jul 1781, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1864, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
     2. Elijah Brigham,   b. 21 Apr 1783, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1847, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [Birth]
    Family ID F673  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Lambert 
    Children 
    +1. Sally Brigham,   b. 27 Jan 1787, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1867, Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    Family ID F671  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Sarah Ward 
    Children 
     1. Ann Maria Brigham,   b. 14 Jul 1794, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1880, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Birth]
     2. Sally Sophronia Brigham,   b. 22 Dec 1795,   d. 3 Dec 1810  (Age 14 years)
     3. Dana Ward Brigham,   b. 9 Mar 1797,   d. 23 Nov 1830  (Age 33 years)
     4. Susanna Walter Brigham,   b. 4 May 1798,   d. 24 Dec 1825  (Age 27 years)
     5. Catherine Martha Brigham,   b. 21 Jan 1801,   d. 24 Jul 1881  (Age 80 years)
    Family ID F878  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart