Adeline F Brigham

20 May 1846–15 August 1881 (Age 35)
Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States

The Life of Adeline F

When Adeline F Brigham was born on 20 May 1846, in Troy, Rensselaer, New York, United States, her father, Origen S. Brigham, was 31 and her mother, Frances E. Waterman, was 26. She married John T Mathias on 25 December 1865. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Watervliet, Albany, New York, United States in 1850. She died on 15 August 1881, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

John T Mathias
1834–1906
Adeline F Brigham
1846–1881
Marriage: 25 December 1865
Frances Lydia Mathis
1870–1956
Emma Mae Mathis
1872–1955
Robert J Mathias
1875–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1865
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Origen S. Brigham

    Male1815–1850Male

    Frances E. Waterman

    Female1820–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 17

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1865

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in East Yorkshire and Cumbria named Brigham, from Old English brycg ‘bridge’ + hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Adeline Brigham in household of Alfred C Scovell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Adeline Brigham in entry for Valentine G Wheeler and May A Mathis, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Adalin Brigam in entry for Robt. J. Mathias and Ella Lee Oaks, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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