Husband: Jonathan Brigham, Ensign (1 2)
Born: 22 Feb 1675 in Marlboro, Middlesex, MA
Married: 26 Mar 1696
Died: 04 Jan 1768 in Marlboro, Middlesex, MA
Father: Thomas Brigham
Mother: Mary Rice
Spouses:
Wife: Mary Fay (3)
Born: 10 Feb 1675 in Marlboro, Middlesex, MA
Died: 11 Sep 1751
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Children
01 (F): Keziah Brigham (4)
Born: 1697 in Marlboro, Middlesex, MA
Died: after 1768
Spouses: Elias Keyes
Additional Information

Jonathan Brigham, Ensign:

Notes:

From wayne Olsen:

From "The History of the Brigham Family", by W. I. Tyler Brigham, The Grafton Press, NY, 1907:

Also titled "Ensign", died at age 93; married his cousin Mary.

He settled on a part of his father Thomas' homestead in Marlboro, where he was tythingman, 1704; constable, 1714; moderator, 1715, and selectman in 1719, 22 and 32. He was commonly called the "Indian Warrier". One day while chopping in the woods he saw a savage preparing to take aim at him; he seized his own musket, stepped forward in fullview, exclaiming as he did so, "shoot straight, you dog." Both fired at the same moment, when the Indian dropped his gun, and giving a tremendous whoop, bounded high into the air and fell dead. His bullet passed close to the ear of Jonathan, who escaped unhurt.

From Edmund Rice Assn Website:

Jonathan was born on 22 February 1674/75. 111,105 He married Mary Fay, daughter of John Fay and Mary (--?--), on 26 March 1696 at Marlborough, Middlesex Co, MA.106,108,103 He died on 4 January 1768 at Marlborough, Middlesex Co, MA, in his 94th year. 107,112

He and Mary Fay resided in 1696 at Marlborough, Middlesex Co, MA.107

Footnotes
  1. Ancestry.com, OneWorldTree.
  2. Fay Family Homepage (http://www.gamblinfamily.org/fay/park_files/laura_sophia_brigham.html).

    Jonathan Brigham married his cousin, Mary Fay. He settled in what was a part of the Thomas Brigham Estate in Marlboro, Massachusetts. He was prominent in his community and held offices of responsibility. He was commonly called the "Indian Warrior". One day while chopping in the woods, he saw a savage preparing to take aim at him; he seized his musket, stepped forward in full view, exclaiming as he did so, "Shoot straight, you dog". Both fired at the same moment, then the Indian dropped his gun, and with a tremendous whoop, bounded high into the air and fell dead. The Indian's bullet passed close to the ear of Jonathan, who escaped unhurt.

  3. Ancestry.com, One World Tree.
  4. Olsen, Wayne, PAF file: Boslow_Anc_Stevens.paf (rec'd via EMail 0n 14 APR 2002).
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