William Brigley

Brief Life History of William

When William Brigley was born in 1847, his father, John George Brigley, was 31 and his mother, Mary Ann Boutilier, was 24. He died on 17 October 1904, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

John George Brigley
1816–1875
Mary Ann Boutilier
1823–1887
Amelia Brigley
1840–1917
Annie Elizabeth Brigley
1862–1933
George William Brigley
1842–1904
Edward Valentine Brigley
1844–1908
Hezekiah Brigley
1845–1908
John Joseph Brigley
1847–1919
William Brigley
1847–1904
John James Brigley
1849–1922
Mary Elizabeth Brigley
1850–
George David Brigley
1851–
Sarah Ellen Brigley
1852–
Charles Albert Brigley
1854–
Louisa Brigley
1856–1879
Mary Elizabeth Brigley
1858–1858
Mary Matilda Brigley
1859–1928
George Isaiah Brigley
1860–1928

Sources (2)

  • Wm. Brigley, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • William Brigley, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

World Events (7)

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

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.

Name Meaning

English (Kent): habitational name from a place in Norfolk named in Old English with brīosa ‘gadfly’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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