Abraham Brelsford

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Brelsford was born in 1768, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Isaac Brelsford, was 52 and his mother, Susannah White/Brelsford, was 37. He married Hannah Carlisle on 8 August 1787, in Middletown Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1836, in Brush Creek, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Irish Ridge Cemetery, Brush Creek Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States.

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Abraham Brelsford
Hannah Carlisle
Marriage: 8 August 1787
Nancy Ann Brelsford
Elizabeth Brelsford
Amos Brelsford
Abner Brelsford
Hester Esther Brelsford
Letitia Ann Brelsford
Jonathan Brelsford
Joseph Brelsford
Rhoda Brelsford
Leah Brelsford

Sources (14)

  • Abraham Brelsford, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Abraham Brelsford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abraham Brealsford, "Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850"

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1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): variant of Brailsford .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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