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Ens Jonathan Brigham
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1675
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1768
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

He settled on a part of the Thomas Brigham homestead in Marlborough, MA. where he was tythingman, 1704; constable, 1714; moderator, 1715, and selectman in 1719, '22 and '32. He was commonly called the " Indian Warrior." One day while chopping in the woods he saw an indian preparing to take aim at him; he seized his own musket, stepped forward in full view, exclaiming as he did so, " Shoot straight, you dog." Both fired at the same moment. The Indian dropped his gun, and fell dead. The indian's musket ball passed close to the ear of Jonathan, who escaped unhurt. 
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  Mary Fay Brigham (1674 - 1751)*
  Ruth Brigham Howe (1704 - 1781)*
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In Memory of
Ens Jonathan Brigham
he died Jan 4, 1768
in ye 94th Year of his Age
Note: 94 years // Source: Marlborough Transcriptions, Rice, 1908. Section I, Person #70
Old Common Cemetery
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Maintained by: Ken Nagel
Originally Created by: Mariah, Joe & Connie
Record added: Jan 17, 2009
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Ens Jonathan Brigham
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Ens Jonathan Brigham
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Ens Jonathan Brigham
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Rest in peace my 2nd cousin 8x's removed
- Michele Rice
 Added: Jan. 27, 2014

- James Setliff Boyce
 Added: Nov. 13, 2012
8th Great Grand Father
- Renae Burgess Linn
 Added: Oct. 11, 2012
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