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David Brearley

David Brearley, American jurist. member New Jersey Constitutional Convention, 1779.


  • Brearley, David was born on June 11, 1745 in Spring Grove, New Jersey, United States. Son of David and Mary (Clark) Brearley.

  • Career

    • Chief justice Supreme Court of the New Jersey, 1779. Delegate to the United States Constl.


    Member New Jersey Constitutional Convention, 1779.


    • Married Elizabeth Mullen, circa 1767. Married second, Elizabeth Higbee, April.
    • father: David Brearley
    • mother: Mary (Clark) Brearley
    • spouses: Elizabeth Mullen
    • Elizabeth Higbee
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    Born June 11, 1745
    Died August 16, 1790
    (aged 45)