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
Lucinda Mabee
Marriage: 6 November 1839
William Austin Brigham
Charles Brigham

Spouse and Children


    Lucinda Mabee


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


    William Austin Brigham


    Charles Brigham


Parents and Siblings

    Abner Brigham Sr


    Dorothy Wood





    Loring Brigham


    Alden Brigham


    Nancy Brigham


    Adolphus Brigham


+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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