Mary Matilda Brigham

9 August 1826–28 April 1907 (Age 80)
Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Matilda

When Mary Matilda Brigham was born on 9 August 1826, in Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States, her father, George Howe Brigham, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Maria Evarts, was 22. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Stephen P Shaw. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 28 April 1907, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Mary Matilda? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Stephen P Shaw
Mary Matilda Brigham
Edward Shaw
Louisa J. Shaw

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

Age 1
Historical Boundaries: 1827: Putnam, Illinois, United States 1827: Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States 1837: Stephenson, Illinois, United States
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 4
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade
Age 22
Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and is open 22 hours per day . 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in East Yorkshire and Cumberland named Brigham, or from Bridgham in Norfolk, all of which are from Old English brycg ‘bridge’ + hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.History: Thomas Brigham (c. 1603–53) came from London to Cambridge, MA, in 1635.

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

Sources (6)

  • Mary Shaw in household of S Shaw, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary J. Shaw, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Mary Shaw in household of Stephen P Shaw, "United States Census, 1870"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.