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Reverend Elijah Brigham

Male 1804 - 1878  (73 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name Elijah Brigham 
    Prefix Reverend 
    Born 17 Nov 1804  Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marlborough Births 38.
    Marlborough Births 38.
    "Vital records of Marlborough, Massachusetts to the Year End 1849" Published by Franklin P. Rice Publishing, Worcester, Massachusetts 1908. Page 38.
    Gender Male 
    Library book: History of the Brigham Family 452 
    Military Service He was early a captain in the Militia. 
    Occupation He worked for E. Brigham & Co. the leading carriage manufacturer in Worcester Massachusetts. He became a minister and was licensed to preach in 1835. He was made a Deacon in 1840, and an Elder in 1845. He was the father of Methodism in Fitchburg and Worcester. He retired in 1863. 
    Died 5 Jan 1878  Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I611  Nagel
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2014 

    Father Ephraim Brigham,   b. 9 Oct 1771, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1847, Saxonville, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Lucy Rice,   b. 21 Dec 1774, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1814, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 3 Nov 1794 
    Family ID F441  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Locker,   b. 15 Feb 1809,   d. 5 Mar 1895  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1827 
    Children 
     1. Elijah Brigham,   b. 12 May 1828, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1889, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
     2. Dexter Brigham,   b. 28 Oct 1829, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854  (Age 24 years)  [Birth]
     3. Mary Louisa Brigham,   b. 20 Oct 1831, Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1879, Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)  [Birth]
     4. Anna Dorothy Brigham,   b. 31 Aug 1833, Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1863, Mount Vernon, Linn, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)  [Birth]
     5. John Wesley Brigham,   b. 11 Mar 1835, Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1898, Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [Birth]
     6. Charles Olin Brigham,   b. 1 Dec 1836, Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1890  (Age 53 years)  [Birth]
     7. Adaline A Brigham,   b. 21 Apr 1838,   d. 14 Mar 1859  (Age 20 years)
     8. Abby Frances Brigham,   b. 12 Nov 1841,   d. 7 Dec 1861  (Age 20 years)
     9. Emma Isabella Brigham,   b. 11 Nov 1849,   d. Apr 1907  (Age 57 years)
    Family ID F1434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart