Ramage Family History

Gershom Brigham

Gershom Brigham

Male 1680 - 1749  (68 years)

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  • Name Gershom Brigham 
    Born 23 Feb 1680  Marlboro, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Jan 1749  Marlboro, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Brigham Cemetery Marlborough Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3812  Ramage | Rice Lines
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2013 

    Father Thomas Brigham,   b. 1641, Cambridge, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1717  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Rice,   b. 19 Sep 1646, Sudbury, Middlesex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 30 May 1695, Marlborough, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1665  Marlborough, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mary Rice married Thomas Brigham, son of Thomas Brigham and Mercy Hurd?, on 27 December 1665 at Marlborough, MA, registered without the bride's maiden name.
    Family ID F1320  Group Sheet

    Family Mehitable Warren,   b. 22 Apr 1684, Medfield, Norfolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 May 1703  Medfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha Brigham,   b. 6 Oct 1704
    +2. Joseph Brigham,   b. 21 Apr 1706, Marlboro, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1786, Marlboro, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Abigail Brigham,   b. 25 Nov 1708
     4. Gershom Brigham,   b. 4 Nov 1712
     5. Benjamin Brigham,   b. 19 Feb 1714
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F1308  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Brigham Homestead
    Brigham Homestead

  • Notes 
    • He was a surveyor for the west end in 1710 at Marlborough, MA.4 He was a "tythingman" in 1716.4 He was a constable in 1721.4 He was on the Committee to "seat the Meeting" in 1727.4 He was a Selectman in 1733.

      Gershom Brigham married Mehitable Warren, daughter of Joseph Warren and Experience Wheelock, on 18 May 1703 at Medfield, MA.5,2,3,4,8 Marriage banns for Gershom Brigham and Mehitable Spring were published on 28 December 1729 at Weston, MA; listed as Gershom of Marlborough and Mehitabel Stimson of Weston.9 Mehitable Spring married 2nd Gershom Brigham, daughter of Henry Spring and Mehitable Bartlett, on 17 February 1729/30 at Marlborough, MA, Mehitable Stimpson was of Weston.
    • Gershom settled on the homestead of his father in Marlboro,
      and was surveyor for the west end of the town, 1710; tything-man, 1716; constable, 1721; one of a committee to "seat the meeting," 1727; selectman, 1733.

      Children, born in Marlboro:

      i Martha b. 6 Oct., 1704.

      ii Joseph, b. 21 Apr., 1706.

      iii Abigail, b. 25 Nov., 1708; m. 25 March, 1729, John Snow of Marlboro; they probably moved away. Children: (Snow), b. Marlboro: 1 John\ b. 25 Nov., 1729.

      iv Gershom, b. 4 Nov., 1712.

      V Benjamin, b. 19 Feb., 1714-15.
      Source: History of the Brigham Family