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[Verulaii) to Durban, where they arrived early in April
after a sea voyage of four months. They went to their old
home at Imfume, awaiting mission appointment. In Aug-
ust by mission appointment they went on to Umzumbe.
where they lived and labored 27 years, till Mr. Bridgman
changed the service of earth for the rest of heaven. It was
a wonderful and gracious Providence that kept them there
till the work was so firmly established on a self-supporting
basis that a resident missionary was no longer needed. A
capable native pastor had been ordained and placed over
the church, which was pledged to his support. The Um-
/.\inibe Home for Girls was also fully organized, and pre-
pared to go on in its good work with an able corps of
teachers, ilr. Henry M. Bridgman d. Aug. 20, 1896, ae. 06
yrs., in South Africa.
Tlie temperance work, actively begun in 1879, had done much
in clearing and strengthening the church, at last resulting
in a reform in all the churches. The out-station work was
also stimulated and enlarged, and has been going forward
with steady and increasing power up to the present time.
Jlrs. Bridgman was president of the Natal W. C. T. U. and
actively engaged in the work, having been appointed to that
position by Mrs. Leavett when on her round-the-world trip.
She gave up the presidency on account of Mr. Bridgman's
failing health and the great distance from the work, it
being a journey of four days by oxen to the nearest local
union. After her luisband's death she taught in the boys'
school for two year,-, since which time slie lias been en-
gaged in translating lor publication, and in filling gaps, in
teaching and other work, visiting with tlie people, etc., etc.,
Tlie translated work was printed in Boston, Mass., 1904.
Since its completion she has returned to South Africa where
she is (1906).
\\"hile at Imfume and Umzumbe they were much interested in
Sunday-school and in the woman's meeting, and among the
people who lived near or came within their reach. Their
children were:
i. Burt Nichols, b. Dee. 31, 1863, in Imfume, Natal, South
Africa ; came to the United States of America for education
in May and June, 1878; prepared for college in St. .Johns-
bury, Vt.; graduated from Amherst in 1884, and, after post-
graduate course of one year, began the study of medicine ;
gi-ad.uated from New York University in 1889, taking high-
est honors in a class of 180 students. He m. March, 1892,
5Iiss Hester A. McConnell of New York (graduate of Post
Graduate Hospital), b. June 7, 1868, in Clarksville, N. Y,,
dau. of William and Eliza Ann (Chamberlain) McConnell.
He left soon for Natal under appointment as Medical Mis-
sionary. After inaugurating the Medical Department of the
^Mission, and carrying it on with much success till 1898, he

Sixth Generation. 123

was compelled to give it up on accoiuit of the failing health
of his wife. They re;ielii'd tlip U. S. A. in October, and have
since been living in .1 iiii;ii(M Plain, where he is a practicing
physician, and wIhh iIk \ are both active members in
Centl-al CongrcgaliMiial < lunch.

Amy, b. July 9, ISOG, in Natal, South Africa, came to the
U. S. A. May and June, 1881 ; graduated from Oberlin Col-
lege 1889; went to Natal to help her parents in the work
in the same vear. and returned to America in Nov.. 1891;
m. Jan. 25, 1892, George Burr Cowles, Jr., b. Nov. 11, 1862,
in Bridgeport, Conn., and left for Natal in April, 1893, he
being under appointment of the A. B. C. F. M. as principal
of Floys;' 'ririinins' Soliool at Adams Mission Station. Her
f;iiiiii- li. :iltli .■iiiiiiii'lli'il a return to America in 1902. The

faiiiily ivtiii 1 t,, Anica in the fall of 1904. Ch.: 1. Ruth

('ui.l.lia. I>. Oct. •!:<. 1892, in New Britain, Conn., United
States of America. 2. Helen Laura, b. Jime 16, 1894. 3.
Raymond Bridgman, b. Dec. 1, 1896. The last two born at
the Adams Mission Station, Natal, South Africa.
. Frederick Brainerd, b. May 18, 1869, in Imfume, Natal,
South Africa. He came to America in May, 1881; gradu-
ated at Oberlin College in 1893 and at Chicago Theo. Sem.
in 1894. He labored under the Home Missionary Society
one year in Spviiis V.illoy. Wi<. ; m. Sept.. 1895. Miss Clara
Davis, li. Vv\<. 1(1. iscs. ill .T.ipiui. ci;iu. of Dr. Jerome Davis
of the D'l-lii-ln. .lii.,iii. ■,\liu-.> n-iflnice is Kyoto, Japan.
She was a <la - iii,ii .■ it ()!.. ilin. I inli-r appointment of the
A. B. C. F. M., liny iv;,,l„,l Xatal in Nov. 1897. He is
missionary to Hh' Jiijhmi mium's in the seaport town of Dur-
ban, and besidis t' i- ii i- i ■^y-.\i deal of responsible work at

other places. In i ) \\^■ witli his wife was in America.

Henry Martyn, li. Xu\ . 11, 1872, at Umzumbe, South
Africa; came to America in 1SS4. when 11 years old: re-
ceived his education at New Ihitain. Conn., Clinton. N. Y.,
and in Oberlin. Oliio; i^radnato.l from the Dental Depart-
ment of the Uniyersit\- of Jlich.; practiced his profession at
Clinton and Syracuse.' X. Y. ; went to South Africa in 1898,
and practiced in Cape Town two years: returned to America
and m. March 8, 1901, in Raeine, Wis.. Florence Rachel
Jones, b. Sept., 1872. in Dowagiac, ilieh.. dau. of Oilman
Colby and Amanda ( \VaIl ) .Jones, formerly of Mich. She
was a graduate of Chicago University, and has had much
experience as a teacher both in the United States and in the
Argentine Eepublic. Thev went directly to Kimberlv, South
Africa, where they were '(1904). Ch.: 1. Amanda Adair,
b. Dec. 22. 1001, iii Kimberlv, South Africa.

124. Lucy Day" Brainebd (Daniel Adams^, Daniel^, BezaleeP,
Daniel-, Daniel^) of East HamiltoD, Madison Co., N. Y. ;
m., March 8, 1835, William Lord, b. May, 1785, son of
Ezekial and Sarah (Lord) Lord of East Haddam, Conn.
He was a farmer residing in East Hantilton. She was
his second wife. His first wife was Clarissa A. Brainerd,
to whom he was married ISTov. 30, 1808. Mr. William
Lord d. Nov. 18, 1855-56, ae. about 70 yrs. Mrs. Lucy
Day (Brainerd) Lord d. April 17, 1891, ae. 87 yrs., 2 ds.

Xo children.


Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

125. Daxiel Adams" Brainerd {Daniel Adams^, Daniel*, Beza-

leeP, Daniel-, Daniel^) of East Hamilton. Madison Co.,
N. Y. ; m.. Dec. 23, 1863, Lucy Ann Toby, b. May 13, 1823,
dau. of Ephraim and Lncy Ann (Montague) Toby of
Marion, X. Y. He was a dealer in hops, living the most of
his life in East Hamilton. His last years were spent in
Hubbardsville, X. Y. Mrs. Lucy Ann (Toby) Brainerd
d. Dec. T, 1866. Mr. Daniel Adams Brainerd d. Julv 5.
1887, ae. 78 yrs., 9 mos.. 18 ds.

Xo children.

126. Ira" Br-\.ixf.rd (Daniel Adams^, Daniel*. BezaleeP, Daniel-,

Daniel^) of East Hamilton, Madison Co., X. Y. ; m., Aug.
24, 1837, Jemima Beebe, b. Feb. 26, 1818, dau. of Justin
and Cynthia (Parks) Beebe of East Hamilton, X. Y. He
■was a farmer, hop raiser, and extensive hop dealer in East
Hamilton. Mr. Ira Brainerd d. May 19, 1885, ae. 74 yrs.,
8 mos., 25 ds., in the insane asylum at IJtica, X. Y. Mrs.
Jemima (Beebe) Brainerd d. Dec. 3, 1904. in East Hamil-
ton, N. Y.

Children :

229. i. Feasces C, b. Sept. 16. 1842. in East Hamilton. X. Y.

230. ii. Daniel A., b. Nov. 16. 1844. in East Hamilton. X. V.

231. ill. Ira Dewane, b. Sept. 27. 1846. in East Hamilton, X. Y.

232. iv. Emma Irene, b. March 10, 1854, in East Hamilton, X. Y.

127. Maey Ann° Braix.ard {Samuel DimmicTc-, Daniel*, Beza-

leeF, DanieP, DanieV) of Weybridge, Addison Co., Vt. :
m., Feb. 13, 1828, Orange Brittell*, b. Sept. 13, 1800, in
Weybridge, Vt., son of John and Elizabeth (Hobbs) Brit-
tell of the same place. He was a woolen manufacturer in
Wevbridge, where he resided. Mrs. Marv Ann (Brainard)
Brittell d. June 29, 1837, ae. 30 yrs., 9 "mos., 14 ds. Mr.
Orange Brittell d. ^ov. 8, 18T8, ae. 78 yrs., 1 mo., 25 ds.

Brittell children:

i. Helex Marion, b. Aug. 15. 1820. in ^Veybl■id^e, Vt. ; m. Xov.
9, 1852, Daniel Huntly of Appleton, Wis. Ch.: 1. .Jerome
Brittell, b. Sept. 25, "l 855; res. Lamed. Kan. 2. Herbert
Brainerd, b. Jan. 10, 1862; res. near X. Y. 3. Arthur Oren.
b. March 13, 1864; res. Idaho. 4. Flora, and 5. Fleta
(twins), b. Aug. 15, 1868. He lives in Appleton, Wis. He
is a farmer.

ii. Martha J.vne. b. Oct. 29. 1832. in Weybridge, Vt.; m. Samuel
Gorhani. son of James and Anna (Taylor) Gorham. She
d. March 13. 1854. No ch.

iii. Oren Kellogg, b. Jan. 17, 1836. in Weybridge, Vt.; m. Sarah
Allen of Ferrisburgh. Vt. He is a leading farmer in Wey-
bridge, Vt. In 1888 he was representative to the Vt. Legis-
lature. Ch.: 1. John P. 2. Mamie. 3. Ray.

is also spelled Britell.


IRA iiiiAiM:i;n-


Sixth Generation. 125

128. Xelsox'^ Brainerd (Samuel Dimmlclr, Daniel*, Bezdeel^,

Daniel-, Daniel^) of Weybridge, Addison Co., Vt. ;
m., , Emily Caroline Childs, b. May 24, 1813,

in Brandon, Vt., dan. of Adolphus C. and Hannah (Dem-
ing) Childs. He moved to Jersey Co., 111., in 1843, but
returned to Addison, Vt., Mch., 1846. Mrs. Emily Caroline
(Childs) Brainerd d. July 31, 1844. Mr. Xelson Brainerd
d. March, 1846.

Children :
2.33. i. Charles Nelson, b. Feb. 29, 1836, in Washington Co., N. Y.

234. ii. Jane C, b. .

iii. Samuel James, b. Aug. 23, 1841, in Virgin, Vt. When 5 yrs.
of age he went to Castleton, Vt., to live. In 1877 he went
to Fort Collins. Col.; remained there eight yrs., then went
to Cheyenne. He served three yrs. in the U. S. service, and
was honorably discharged. He enlisted Oct. 2, 1861, must,
in Oct. 18, 1861, must, out Oct., 1864, Co. B, 2d Regt., Vt.
He lived (1890) in Cheyenne City, Wyoming Ter.
iv. A child, b. ; d. 1844.

129. Lucinda'' Brainerd {Samuel Dimmich'-, Daniel'^, BezaleeP,

Daniel-, DanieV) of Weybridge, Addison Co., Vt. ; m., Jan.
3, 1832, Silas L. Sprague (by Elijah Drake, justice of the
peace), b. March 11, 1811, son of Enoch and Laura (Mead)
Sprague of Weybridge, Vt. He was a merchant, commenc-
ing the business when 19 yrs. of age and continuing a period
of 50 yrs. till his death. He was a leading man in the town
of Weybridge, where he lived, and the oldest merchant in
.\ddison Co., Vt., and honorable and just in all his dealings.
Mrs. Lucinda (Brainerd) Sprague d. May 7, 1864, ae. 51
yrs., 1 mo., 16 ds. Mr. Silas L. Sprague d. Dec. 12, 1879,
ae. 68 yrs., 9 nios., 1 d.

Sprague children :

i. Martin E.. b. Sept. 14. 1S33. in Weybridge. Vt.; m. Jan. 23,
1855. Margarette W. BuUard, dau. of Dr. Cullen and
Wealtha (Auberg or Aubery) Bullard of New Haven, Vt.
He was for many years connected with railroads, and has
been general freight and passenger agent of the B. & L. R. R.
at Burlington, Vt. He was (1804) in the mercantile busi-
ness in Weybridge. Ch.: 1. Lillian A., b. Feb. 28, 1858; m.
Jan. 31, 1883, Charles Collins Gilmore, son of Dennis and
Nancy A. (Fairbanks) Gilmore of Swanton, Vt. Ch.: i.
Marion S.. b. Nov. 4, 1886. 2. Grant M., b. Dec. 2, 1863,
in Weybridge. Vt. ; res. Lima, Ohio; is in the oil business.

ii. ]\L\Disox E., b. Feb. 14, 1837, in Weybridge, Vt. ; a farmer;

iii. Izora L.. b. Oct. 28, 1848, in Weybridge, Vt.: m. Sept. 19,
1871, William J. Newton, son of Joseph and Miriam (Allen)
Newton of Ferrisburgh, Vt.; a farmer; res. Weybridge Vil-
lage, Vt. No ch.

130. Louisa Adelia^ Brainerd {Samuel Dimmicly', Daniel*,

BezaleeV, Daniel-, Daniel'^) of Wevbridge, Addison Co.,
Vt.; m., Oct. 27, 1847, Luther Bateman Palmer, b. Oct. 27,
1826, in Knox Co., Ohio, son of Daniel and Roxanna

126 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

(Welch) Palmer. He was a farmer. Mrs. Louisa Adelia
(Brainerd) Palmer d. Aug. 13, 1853. ae. TT ^ts.. 17 ds.,
in Chesterfield township, Macoupin Co.. 111. j\Ir. Luther
Bateman Palmer d.

Palmer children :

i. Lyjiax Lutueu. b. Aug. 30. 1850, in :\rtdoia. 111. ; grad. .June
12. 1873, at Blackburn University. (::iiiinville. 111.: ni. .June
25, 1873, Maria Frances Nantz of Carlinville. 111.; b. Jan.
20. 1850. She was a teacher, and on the day following lier
marriage started for Cal. He is a journalist by profession,
having been connected with many of the leading papers of
the state. He was (1890) editor and proprietor of The
Fresno Daily Evening Tribune. He has written short
stories and poems, and has had conferred on him the de-
gree of A.M. Cii.: 1. Sarah Estella, b. Nov. 23, 1874.
2. Vesta Louisa, b. Oct. 21. 1876. 3. Clara Bell, b. Dec.
17, 1878; d. Sept. 15, 1880. 4. Robert Francis, b. Jan. 1.
1883; res. Fresno City, Cal.

ii. Louis.\ A., b. Aug. 1. 1853. in Macoupin Co.. 111. : d. Aul'. 26,

131. Maria Electa^ Braixeud {Samuel Dimmick^, Daniel*. Bc-

zaleeP, Daniel^, Daniel^) of Wevbridge, Addison Co., Vt. ;
m., Feb. 24, 1853, William George Palmer, b. Nov. 4, 1823,
in Waltham, Vt., son of William and Mary (Barton)
Palmer. He lives in Kemper, Jersej^ Co., 111. Mr. Wil-
liam George Palmer d. . Mrs. Maria Electa
(Brainerd) Palmer d.

Palmer children:

i. A dau.. b. Oct. 29, 1854. in ilacoupin. 111.; d. Oct. 29, 1854.

ii. Geokge Gilbert, b. Sept. 16. 1856, in Macoupin. 111.: m.
Mch. 20, 1878, Catherine Bell Bierne, b. Oct. 25, 1857, in
•Alton, 111., dau. of Jamos Louis and Jane ( Heighfield )
Bierne. Ch.: 1. Pensacola. b. Aug. 26. 1879. 2. Oliver,
b. Oct. 30, 1881; d. Jan. 30, 1888; res. Medora. 111.

iii. Georgi.\ Martha, h. March 7. 1861. in Macoupin Co.. 111.; m.
April 15, 1885, James White Kitzmiller, b. June 26, 1855,
in Tenn., sou of JIartin V. and Mary (Crouch) Kitzmiller.
He is an attorney-at-law and dealer in all kinds of lumber,
lime, cement, and paints at Medora, 111. Ch.: 1. Mary
Electa, b. Feb. 15, 1886, in Tenn.

iv. GII.UA^- H.. b. Feb. 21. 1864. in Macoupin Co.. 111.; d. Oct. 30,

V. Gr.\CE. b. April 4. 1870. in Macoupin Co.. 111.; d. April. 1870.

132. Elizabeth E.^ Brainerd {Enoch 6'.^ Enoch*, BezaleeP,

DanieP, Daniel^) of Newburgh, Cuvahoga Co., Ohio; m.,
Oct. 31, 1839, Josiah Wetmore, b. May 13, 1816, in the
township of Stowe, Ohio, son of Titus and Sally H. (Wet-
more) Wetmore. He was a farmer at Stowe, Ohio. Mrs.
Elizabeth E. (Brainerd) Wetmore d. Aug. 24, 1879. He m.
(2), Dec. 16, 1880, Valeria Lemoure. Mr. Josiah Wetmore
d. Jan. 18 or 19. 1884, in Stowe, Ohio.

Sixth Generation. 127

Wetmore children :
i. WiLLAED Wright, b. .Tune !:>. 184:1. in Stowe. Ohio: m. Feb.

20. 1874. .Julia A. Gaylord. Ch.: 1. Jessie.
ii. IjUTHEE Beainekd, b. Feb. 14, 1847, in Stowe, Ohio; m. Nov. 27,
1873, Julia F. Darrow. b. in Hudson township, Ohio. Ch.:
1. Bert D., b. Jan. 23, 1875. 2. Harry J., b. Feb. 4. 1876.
3. Lavinia, b. Nov. 4, 1878: d. March 25, 1881. 4. Celia
Abbev, b. Dee. S, 1880.

133. George" Brainekd {Enoch S.^, Enoch*, Bezaleel^, DanieP,

Daniel^) of Xewburgh, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio; m.,
Olive . He was a soldier

in the late Civil War. Mr. George Brainerd d. Jan. 19,
1865, in Memphis, Tenn. Mrs. Olive ( ) Brain-

erd d. in 1877.


i. John Lindley. b. — ; res. Chicago, 111.

ii. WrLFKED George, b. -, res. Akron, Ohio : one dau.

235. iii. George, b. ; res. Cleveland, Ohio.

iv. A child, b. ; d. young.

134. Joseph Leach*' Brain.ved {Enocli S.^ Enoch*, BezaleeP,

Daniel-, Daniel^) of Is'ewburgh, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio; m.,
1853, Mary Sears, b. about 1838, dau. of James and Cather-
ine (Phelps) Sears of Brooklyn Village, Ohio. He is a
farmer living in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Joseph Leach
Brainard d. . Mrs. Mary (Sears)

Brainard d.

Children :

i. Alice K., b. , in Brooklyn, Ohio; m. .

ii. Elizabeth W., b. , in Brooklyn, Ohio : m. .

iii. J. DwiGHT. b. , in Brooklyn, Ohio.

iv. John L.. b. . in Brooklyn, Ohio.

135. Enoch Sodthworth* Brainard {Enoch S.', Enoch*, Beza-

leel^, Daniel^, DanieP) of Newburgh, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio;
m., . He lived in Cleveland,

Ohio, and was a veterinary surgeon. ]\Ir. Enoch South-
worth Brainard d. Oct.

Children :

128 Braincrd-Brainard Genealogy.


136. Betsey E.' Beainaed (Daniel", Daniel^, Daniel*, DanieP,
Daniel-, DanieV) of Fremont, Sandusky Co., Ohio; m.,

George M. Tillotson, b.
He was a clerk. Mrs. Betsey E. (Brainard) Tillotson d.
July 17, 1848, ae. 27 yrs., 11 mos., 8 ds. Mr. George Til-
lotson d.

Tillotson child :
i. Cornelia, b. ; lu. John Wbylcr, and lives in Norwalk,

137. Xaxcy Ann' Beainaed (Daniel'^, Daniel^, Daniel*, Daniel^,

Daniel^, Daniel'^) of Fremont, Sandusky Co., Ohio; m., in
1840, William AV. Ainger, b. April 9, 1817, in Sandusky,
now Fremont, Ohio, son of Jesse and Anna (Mann)
Ainger. Mr. Jesse Ainger came from Vt. about 1825 and
settled in the town of W. Andover, Ohio. He was a lawyer
in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Mr. William W. Ainger d. May
9. 1861, in his 47th yr., in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Mrs.
Xancy Ann (Brainard) Ainger d. July 9, 1876, at the
same place.

Ainger children :

i. Marcia, b. March 20, 1842; ni. James H. Armour; res. Ft.
Leavenworth, Kans.

ii. Daniel Brainerd, b. March 9, 1844; m. Nov. 29, 1866, Fannie
Rhodes, in Napoleon, Ohio. He is on The Charlotte Republi-
can at Charlotte, Mich. He enl. Aug. 24, 1861, for 3 yrs. in
Co. H, 2d Regt. 0. Vol. Cav.; trans, from Co. K Feb. 17,
1863; disc. April 15, 1863, on surgeon's certificate of dis-

iii. Claea, b. 1846; m. Jas. W. Strawn of Allaira, 111. She m. (2),
M. A. AVheeler; res. Fostoria, Ohio.

iv. Charles F., b. 1845; m. Meh. 28, 1885, ; res. Cleveland,

Ohio; d. Jan. 21, 1890, in Sandusky, at the Soldiers' Home.
Two daus.

V. Frank B., b. 1852; m. Hattie S'imms of Alton, HI.; res.
Sturgis, Mich.

138. Almiea Adaline' Beainaed [Daniel", Daniel^, Daniel*,

DanieP, Daniel-, Daniel^) of Fremont, Sandusky Co., Ohio;
m., June 1, 1846, Charles D. Ainger, b. Nov. 11, 1825, son
of Jesse and Anna (Mann) Ainger. He was an attorney
and loan and collection agent at Andover, Ohio. He has
lived in Espyville, Crawford Co., Pa., and was a merchant.
Mrs. Almira Adaline (Brainard) Ainger d. Oct. 11 or
Xov. 14, 1865, ae. 45 yrs., 7 mos., 10 dys. Mr. Charles D.
Ainger d.

Seventh Generation. 129'

Ainger children:

Florence JL^rles. b.

Marilla, b. .

Ida JIay, b. — .

Kate, b. .

Charlie Edwin, b. —
Jesse Brainerd, b. —

139. Esther Marilla' Brainard {Daniel'^, DanieV, Daniel*',
Daniel^, Daniel", Daniel^) of Fremont, Sandusky Co., Ohio;
m., May 3, 1849, James S. Fouke, b. . He lived

in Napoleon, Ohio. He was a merchant in Little San-
dusky. Ohio, in 185-4. Mr. James S. Fouke d.

Mrs."Bsther Marilla (Brainard) Fouke d. . In 1891

she lived in Elinore, Ohio.

Fouke children:

i. Clara Maria, b. • .

ii. James Brainard, b. .

iii. Jennie Hamlin, b. .

iv. Willie Lincoln, b. .

V. Harry Brough. b. .

vi. Julia Lenor. b. .

140. Electa Sophia" Brainard (Daniel'', Daniel^, DanieV, Dan-
iel*, Daniel-, Daniel^) of Fremont, Sandusky Co., Ohio;
m., Aug. 36, 1851, in Fremont, Ohio, Edgar Kasson Gas-
ton, b. May 10, 1830, in Richmond, Mass., son of
He was a direct descendant of Gascon de Paix, nephew of
Louis XII of France, the leader of the victorious French
army at the great battle of Eavenna in 151"?. He was a
merchant residing in Beloit, Wis., in 1854. Mr. Edgar
Kasson Gaston d. Oct. 19, 1873, in his 42d yr., in Eeno
City, Xev. Mrs. Electa Sophia (Brainard) Gaston d.
Oct. 3. lSr5. in her 44th yr.

Gaston children :

i. Ella JIaria. b. Oct. 30, 1852, in Fremont, Ohio; d. June 13,

ii. Edgar Brainard, b. April 26, 1854, in Beloit, Wis.

iii. Flora Electa, b. Sept. 25, 1859, in Pecatonica, 111.; m. E. H.
Lewis; res. St. Joseph, Mich. He is manager of the Inter-
national Brick Co.

141. Maryette E.' Brainard (Daniel^, Daniel^, Daniel*, DanieP,
Daniel-, Daniel^) of Fremont, Sandusky Co., Ohio; m.,
Feb. 14, 1866, Eobert G. Laughlin, b. Jan. 3, 1839, in New
York, IST. Y., son of John Anderson and Harriet (Graham)
Laughlin. He was a carpenter in Sandusky, Ohio. Mr.
Eobert G. Laughlin, d. Sept., 1873, ae. 34 yrs. Mrs.

Maryette E. (Brainard) Laughlin d. .


130 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Laughlin children :

i. John Graham, b. Jan. 1 or 4, 1807, in Fremont, Ohio,
ii. Harriet jM.\rcia, b. Jan. 2. 1869. in Pecatonica, III.
iii. Egbert Braikerd, b. May 31, 1871. in Pecatonica, 111.

142. WiLLiAii Augustus' Bkaixard (Jeremiah Gates", DanieP,

Daniel*, DanieP, Daniel", Daniel^) m., in Canada West,
Jane PrefEer, b. , dau. of Seth and Jennie

(Steele) Preffer. He was a joiner by trade. In his early
life he sailed with his father on the lakes, then went to
Port Stanley, Canada West. He returned to Clinton Co.,
Iowa, and engaged in a store till 1861, when he went south.
Mr. William Auguf^tu? Brainard d. in Iowa.


i. UxUY Helkx. Ii. Nov. Uj. 184G; d. Sept. 1, 1847.

230. ii. Alfred Fraxklix. b. Nov. 1, 1849, at Ft. Stanley, Canada.

237. iii. William DeLoss. b. .

iv. Charles, b. March 19, 1801 or 1862; d. ae. 5 mos.

143. Chakles XEL.SON' Braixaed (Jeremiah Gates'^, DanieP,

Daniel*, Daniel-'. Daniel", Daniel'^) of ;

m., , Eliza Annie Harris, b.

He was a farmer, carpenter, and wheelwright. Mr. Charles
Nelson Brainard d. Aug. 7, 1891, in Dearborn, Mich. Mrs.
Eliza Annie (Harris) Brainard d. in Dearborn. Warae Co.,
Mich., where she had resided.

Children: several.

144. Nancy Amanda' Brainard (Jeremiah Gates^, DanieV,

Daniel*. DanieP, DanieP, DanieP) of ; m.,

llarch 20, 1859, Elijah H. Woodward, or Woodworth, of
Middlepo-rt, New York., b. Oct. 28, 1822, son of Ransom
and (Hubbard) Woodward. He was a stove

manufacturer. Mr. Elijah H. Woodward d. Nov. 9, 18T(i.
Mrs. Nancy Amanda (Brainard) Woodward d. Nov. 2,

No children.

145. Mary Zidelia' Br.\inai;d (Jeremiah Gates'", DanieP, Dan-
iel*. DanieP, DanieP, DanieP) of ; m.,
Edward Perin in Wisconsin. He moved to California
about 1851, and kept a hotel in San Francisco, Cal. On the
way there his team gave out and he had to foot it about 500
miles. Mrs. Mary Zidelia (Brainard) Perin d.

Perin children:

Seventh Generation. 131

146. Amasa Fox' Brainard {Jeremiah Gates'^, DanieP, Daniel*,
Ann Templeton, b. . His business was on

the lakes. Xo kno.vledge of him since the Civil War.

Mrs. Mary Ann (Templetou) Brainerd d. . Mr.

Fox Brainard d. .

Children :

147. Comfort Maria' Braikaed (Jeremiali Gates'^, DanieP, Dan-

iel*, DanieP, DanieP, DanieP) of ; m..

, James Monroe Wells, b. . He

lived in Chicago, 111. Mr. James Monroe Wells died about
1870. Mrs. Comfort Maria (Brainard) Wells d. Jan. (>.

Wells children :
i. Ella JIinerva, b. Sept. 5, 1S57; m. Samuel Lawrence Pieison.

Ch.: 1. Frank Woodworth, b. ilay 26, 1875. 2. Edwin

Lawrence, b. Nov. 4, 1877.
ii. Axa Maria, b. Sept. 26. 1859; m. Franlc Leonard. One eh.;

he d. . She ni. (2), Ralph B. Sutcliffe. He d. in

1891. She m. (3), Abraham J. Crance; res. New York city.

148. George Washington^ Brainard (Jeremiah Gates^, DanieP^,

DanieP, DanieP, DanieP, DanieP) of ;

m., April 14, 1859, at Charlotte, Clinton Co., Iowa, Martha
Ellen Eickey, b. Feb. 9, 1838, in Bristol, Ohio, dau. of
George Eickey, b. in Ireland, and his wife Martha Colton.
b. in Scotland. He left home at the age of 10, and went to
Charlotte, Iowa; from there he went to Guthrie Co., Iowa,
and worked at the trade of a carpenter. In 1875 he went to
Plattsmouth, Neb. In 1881 he moved to Minden, Neb.,
and engaged in general merchandise in that place. Mr.
George Washington Brainard d.

Children :
i. Mary Helen, b. May 4. 1860, in Charlotte, Iowa,
ii. Augusta May, b. March 12, 1862, in Charlotte, Iowa,
iii. Charles Nelson, b. March 13, 1864, in Charlotte, Iowa; d. in

iv. Alice Caklotta, b. March 28. 1865, in Charlotte, Iowa.
V. Thomas Alfred, b. July 12, 1867, in Charlotte. Iowa.
vi. Lewis Scott, b. March 18, 1869, in Charlotte, Iowa,
vii. Osceola DeLoss, b. Aug. 28, 1871, in Greenfield, Iowa,
viii. Ernest DeWitt, b. Feb. 13, 1874, in Casey, Iowa,
ix. Frank Lee, b. March 22, 187C, in Casey, Iowa.
X. Lillie Grace, b. July 28, 1879, in Casey, Iowa; d. in 1881 or

xi. ESTELLA Cl.\rk, b. March 24, 18S6, in ilinden. Xeb.

149. Lewis Scott' Br.unard {Jeremiah Gates'^, DanieP, DanieP,

DanieP, DanieP, DanieP) of ; m.

Jeannette of Vermont, b. . He

belonged to Co. A, 15th Eegi. of Iowa Vols., Capt. Kittle.
He d. of fever at Corinth, Miss. He was educated in Can-
ada, then returned to the United States and formed a part-
nership with his brother, William Augustus Brainard. lu

132 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

1904 her home wa.s in Lvobs, Iowa. Mr. Lewis Scott

Brainard d. .

Child :
i. A dau., b. .

150. Esther Cokxeua' Brainard (Jeremiah Gates'^, DanicP,

Daniel^, Daniel^, Daniel- , Daniel^) of ; m.,

Charles J. Hedstrom of Detroit, Mich.,
!'• son of . Mr. Charles

J. Hedstrom d. She m. (2), Feb. 19.

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