Treasure Chest Thursday — 1790 U.S. Census Record for Phinehas Brigham Family in Westborough, Massachusetts

Treasure Chest Thursday — 1790 U.S. Census Record for Phinehas Brigham Family in Westborough, Massachusetts

  It is Treasure Chest Thursday – an opportunity to look in my digital picture information to see what treasures I can discover for my household historical past and family tree musings.

The treasure at present is the 1790 United States Census report for Phinehas Brigham within the Westborough, Massachusetts city entries:

The entry for Phinehas Brigham is within the center column, third from the highest:

The abstract of this report is:

*  Phinehas Brigham family
*  1 free white male over age 16 years [Phinehas]
*  4 free white males underneath age 16 [sons Eli, Phinehas, Willard and Nahum]
*  2 free white females [wife Lydia + daughter Lydia]
*  0 different free individuals
*  0 slaves

I additionally see Mehitabel Brigham 4 traces beneath – she is the mom of Phinehas and widow of Moses Brigham, with three females in her family.

The supply quotation for this report is:

1790 United States Federal Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Westborough city, web page 655 (penned), Phinehas Brigham family; listed database with report photographs, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com), citing Nationwide Archives Microfilm Publication M637.

That is an Unique Supply report, Secondary Info, and Direct Proof of the identify of Phinehas Brigham and the variety of members of his family.
Phinehas Brigham (1755-1802) was the third baby and first son of Moses Brigham (1723-1769) and Mehitable Grout (1726-1795).  He married Lydia Batherick (1752-1795) on 2 Could 1749 in Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts.  They’d seven youngsters.

Phinehas and Lydia (Batherick) Brigham are my 4th great-grandparents by their son, Lambert Brigham (1794-1834) who married Sophia Buck (1797-1882) in 1817 in Sterling, Massachusetts.

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