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Benjamin Brigham

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Marlborough, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
Death: June 13, 1799 (57)
Fitzwilliam Township, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Sgt. Benjamin Brigham and Hannah Brigham
Husband of Lucy Brigham and Puah Brigham
Father of Lucinda Grosvenor; Lucy Humphrey; Benjamin Franklin Brigham; Elisha Brigham; Elizabeth Brigham and 1 other
Brother of Caleb Brigham; Benajah Brigham; Hannah Maynard; Gershom Brigham; Lydia Stevens and 1 other

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About Benjamin Brigham

In 1764 He graduated from Harvard College, A. M., In 1770 he received an urgent call from the church in Fitzwilliam to become its pastor. He was to receive two lots of land of 100 acres each, and two other lots were to be reserved for the use of the minister. He was to receive eighty pounds in money and an annual salary of.£53 6s. 8d., from time of acceptance for three years, then an additional sum yearly until it had reached £66 13s. 4d He accepted, and spent the rest of his life in charge of this church. He was a man of fine character and a minister who preserved harmony in his parish. Several of his manuscript sermons are extant. He was Representative to Exeter Provincial Congress, 1775. He was interred in the central part of the village graveyard in Fitzwilliam, and in 1809 the town appropriated $20 to buy gravestones for him and his wife.IX SERGEANT BENJAMIN BRIGHAM 19 FEB 1714/15 TO UKN

    MARRIED HANNAH MERRILL 

X Rev Benjamin Brigham

Benjamin , b. 11 March, 1741-2., born in Marlboro:

REV BENJAMIN, son of Benjamin' and Hannah (Merrill) Brigham born In Marlboro, Mass, b. 11 March, 1741-2; died in Fitzwilliam N H, 15 June 1799 married (1), 6 June, 1771, Lucy, daughter of Jonas and Lucy (Eager) Morse of Shrewsbury, of Mass,

He graduated from Harvard College, A B, 1764 in 1770 he received an urgent call from the church in Fitzwilliam to become its pastor. He was to receive two lots of land of 100 acres each, and two other lots were to be reserved for the use of the minister. He was to receive eighty pounds in money and an annual salary.

He was Representative Exeter Provincial Congress, 1775.

In 1764 He graduated from Harvard College, A. M., In 1770 he received an urgent call from the church in Fitzwilliam to become its pastor. He was to receive two lots of land of 100 acres each, and two other lots were to be reserved for the use of the minister. He was to receive eighty pounds in money and an annual salary of.£53 6s. 8d., from time of acceptance for three years, then an additional sum yearly until it had reached £66 13s. 4d He accepted, and spent the rest of his life in charge of this church. He was a man of fine character and a minister who preserved harmony in his parish. Several of his manuscript sermons are extant. He was Representative to Exeter Provincial Congress, 1775. He was interred in the central part of the village graveyard in Fitzwilliam, and in 1809 the town appropriated $20 to buy gravestones for him and his wife.

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Benjamin Brigham's Timeline

1742
March 11, 1742
Marlborough, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
1772
March 22, 1772
Age 30
1773
June 13, 1773
Age 31
1775
September 3, 1775
Age 33
September 3, 1775
Age 33
1779
August 1, 1779
Age 37
1779
Age 36
1799
June 13, 1799
Age 57
Fitzwilliam Township, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States