Ebenezer Brigham Photo

Ebenezer Brigham

Born: Apr 28, 1789

Death: Sep 14, 1861

Birthplace: Shrewsbury

Nationality: United States

Ebenezer Brigham

Date of Birth : Apr 28, 1789
Date of Death : Sep 14, 1861
Birth Place : Shrewsbury

Ebenezer Brigham was a 19th-century American pioneer, businessman and politician. He was one of the first Americans to explore southwestern Wisconsin and the first permanent settler in present-day Dane County, Wisconsin. A militia officer during the Black Hawk War, he served as commander of Fort Blue Mounds and was active in both the Wisconsin territorial council, and the Wisconsin State Assembly during the 1840s and 50s.

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