Brush, Elijah, 1771-1813

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1771
Death 1813-12-14

Biographical notes:

Son of Nathaniel and Samantha Brush, born at Bennington, Vt., May 10, ca. 1772; graduated at Dartmouth; settled in Marietta, Ohio. Came to Detroit in 1789; married Adelaida Askin, 1802; elected trustee of Detroit, 1803; treasurer of Mich. Territory, 1806; commanded territorial militia when War of 1812 opened. Bought Brush Farm (P.C. 1) from John Askin. Brush Street is named for him. Died ca. Dec. 18, 1813. MMQ (Blue card index)

From the description of Elijah Brush papers, 1800-1816. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 312702600

Detroit, Michigan, lawyer; treasurer and Attorney General of the Michigan Territory.

From the description of Elijah Brush papers, 1805, 1807 and 1811. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421209

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Subjects:

  • Collecting of accounts

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Detroit (Mich.) (as recorded)