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David Brearley

jurist

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

Background

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.

Membership

Member New Jersey Constitutional Convention, 1779.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Mullen, circa 1767. Married second, Elizabeth Higbee, April.

father:
David Brearley

mother:
Mary (Clark) Brearley

spouses:
Elizabeth Mullen

Elizabeth Higbee