Biography of Calvin Brigham
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Brigham, Calvin, Essex, is a farmer, and was born in Colchester, Vt, on January 16, 1805. He was a son of Asa and Lavine (Bellows) Brigham. His paternal grandfather was Leonard Brigham, of Walpole, N. H., and was a pioneer settler in Milton, Vt., clearing a farm there on which he lived and died. His children were Luther, Asa, Jock, Calvin, Silas, Leonard, Hiram, Nubby, Lois, and Polly. Of these children Asa settled in Essex, Vt, about 1812, and cleared and improved the farm which is now owned by Lyman Brigham. His children were Warren, Calvin, Sally, Asa, Rebecca, Leonia, Rufus, and Lyman. Calvin's maternal grandfather was Bellows, who was among the pioneers of Colchester, Vt. Calvin Brigham was reared in Essex. Vt., and was married in 1830 to Hannah Baker, a daughter of Solomon and Polly (Blood) Baker, of Essex, Vt., by whom he has had two children - Leonard and Hiram.

From:
History of Chittenden County, Vermont
Edited by: W. S. Rann
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, New York. 1886


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