Abner Brigham Jr

21 June 1793–29 November 1877 (Age 84)
Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Abner

When Abner Brigham Jr was born on 21 June 1793, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Abner Brigham Sr, was 24 and his mother, Dorothy Wood, was 25. He married Lucinda Mabee on 6 November 1839, in Talbot, Brock, Ontario, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 29 November 1877, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 84, and was buried in Sparta South Cemetery, Sparta, Central Elgin, Elgin, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Abner Brigham Jr
1793–1877
Lucinda Mabee
1811–1871
Marriage: 6 November 1839
William Austin Brigham
1840–1929
Charles Brigham
1847–

Spouse and Children

    Male1793–1877Male

    Lucinda Mabee

    Female1811–1871Female

MARRIAGE
6 November 1839
Talbot, Brock, Ontario, Ontario, Canada
children

(2)

    William Austin Brigham

    Male1840–1929Male

    Charles Brigham

    Male1847–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Abner Brigham Sr

    Male1768–1828Male

    Dorothy Wood

    Female1767–1854Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1793–1877Male

    Loring Brigham

    Male1795–1879Male

    Alden Brigham

    Male1797–1797Male

    Nancy Brigham

    Female1800–1896Female

    Adolphus Brigham

    Male1802–1858Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 26

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Abner Brigham, "Ontario, District Marriage Registers, 1801-1858"
  • Abner Brigham, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abner Brigham, "Ontario, Marriages, 1800-1910"

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