Lucy Abigail Brainard.

The genealogy of the Brainerd-Brainard family in America, 1649-1908 online

. (page 18 of 68)
Online LibraryLucy Abigail BrainardThe genealogy of the Brainerd-Brainard family in America, 1649-1908 → online text (page 18 of 68)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook

ing been employed there upwards of 15 years, ilrs. Mary
Almira (Brainerd) Bowne d. March 26, 1884, in Brooklyn,
X. Y., and was buried in the cemetery, near the Congrega-
tional church in East Haddam, Conn. Mr. Samuel B.
Bowne d.

Bowne child :
i. Chester Brainerd. b. March 21. 1884, in Brooklyn. X. Y. : d.
Jan. 0. 1903. in E,ist Haddam, Conn., at the home of his
grandfather, where he had always lived.

247. Charles C4reexe^ Braixard (Ira Dexcane', Ira'^, Daniel

Adams'^, Daniel*^ Bezaieel^, Daniel", Daniel^) of Water-
ville, Oneida Co., X". Y. ; m., Jan. 20, 1897, Florence Eliza-
beth Doolittle, b. , dau. of Frederick
C. and Emma (Hill) Doolittle of Livingston Hill, Water-
ville. He prepared for college at the Waterville High
School, and entered the classical department of Amherst
College in the fall of 1892, from which he graduated in
June, 1896. He is assistant in his father's office in Water-
ville, X. Y. Mr. Charles Greene Brainard d.

Children :
i. Charlotte Doolittle. b. April 14. 1900. in Waterville. X. Y
ii. Charles Green, Jr.. b. Xov. 8, 1902, in Waterville, N. Y.
iii. Elizabeth Aldex, b. Feb. 12, 1906, in Waterville, X. \'.


Ninth Generation. i63


248. Effie May'' Braixard (Alfred Franl-Un^ ^YiUiclm Augus-
tus'', Jeremiah Gates", DanieV, Daniel*, Daniel^, Daniel'^,
Daniel^) of Omaha, Dakota Co., Neb.; m., Nov. 29, 1897,
George K. Todd, b. , 1870, son of

I-Ie is a telegraph operator in Bolivar, Jin. Jlrs. Effie
May (Braiiiard) Todd d.

Todd children :

Helen Irene, b. Sept. 26. 1898. in BiifTnlo Gap. South Dakota.
Lee. b. Oct. 22, 1900, in Omaha. Neb.
Frank, b. Nov. 28, 1902, in Omaha, Neb.

CiiAiM.Ks" Brainard {William De Loss^, William Augustus^,
Jvnmiak Gates^, Daniel', Daniel*, DanieP, Daniel", Dan-
iel) of Omaha, Douglass Co., Neb.; m., June 20, 1900,
Irene ^Martin, b. . He resides in Adair, Iowa. Mr.

Charles Brainard d.

250. Alice JIay" Braixaed {William De Loss'^, WiUiam Augiis-
//;>■', Jeremiah Gates'^, Daniel', Daniel*, DanieP, Daniel-,
Danir?) of ; m., June 20, 1900, Otto D. Carey,

b. . He is a real estate man in Bridgewater,

Iowa. ]\Irs. Alice May (Brainard) Carev d.

Carey child :
i. Kenneth, b. IOCS.

164 Brainerd-Brainard Gcyiealogij.


An appended list of soldiers' names, in Daniel's line, gathered
from reliable sources, mostly from printed state records,
who served in the Colonial Wars, the French and Indian
War, the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Civil
War, the Spanish-American War, and the Philippine War,
is here given. I have endeavored to give such information
in regard to the enlistments in the wars of our coimtry as
were accessible to me to enable those who are far from such
records to join the various patriotic organizations to which
they are eligible.

Connecticut in the French and Indian War.
From the French and Indian War Rtjlls in the Connecticut
Historical Society in Hartford, Conn., Campaigns of 1756,
the following names were found :

Capt. Cone's Company:

Colony of Connecticut to Capt. Daniel Cone and the Com-
pany under his Conmiand in Col. Jonathan Trumbull's
Regunent for their Service at the time of Alarm for Relief
of Fort WilUam Henry and Places Adjacent. Campaign
of 1757.

Jared Braynard, en. Aug. 9, to Aug. 24, 1757, for
15 days.

Capt. Gates Return :

At a muster of the north military Company in East Haddam
August ye 9th, 1757 the account of the Soldiers Detached
for his Majesty's service is as follows, viz.
Jared Brainard.


Connecticut in the Revolutionary War.

From the list of men who marched from the Connecticut
towns for the relief of Boston in the Lexington Alarm,
April, 1775.

Gideon Brainard, East Haddam, in service 18 days.

Minute men and volunteers, 1776.

Roll of Capt. Elisha Holmes' Company of minute men (East
Haddam), raised in May 1776, by order of the Capt.-

Serjt. Enoch Brainard, East Haddam.
Daniel Brainard, Jr.
Bazaliel Brainard, 2d:

Military Records.


Col. Chajjman's Eegiment:

In Aug., 1778, a body of militia under Brig.-Gen. John Tyler
served under Gen. Sullivan, and engaged in the attempt
to dislodge the British at Newport. It was present at the
battle of Ehode Island, Aug. 29, 1778. Capt. Holmes'

Amaziah Brainard, pri. ; en. Aug. 3, died Aug. 29 ;

Fourth Battalion, Wadsworth Brigade, Col. Selden, 1778 :

Battalion raised in June, 1776, to reinforce Washington in
New York. Served in New York and on Long Island.
Caught in the retreat and panic of Sept. 15, when the city
was abandoned, and suffered some loss. Present with the
army until Dec. 25, 1776, when term of regiment expired.
Bolls incomplete. First Company.

Bezaleel Brainard, 1st Lieut., East Haddam.
Bezalecl Brainard, pri.

Colonel Wells' Eegiment:

Two state regiments, composed of detachments of militia
were raised in the spring of 1780, for service along the
western coast. Col. Welles commanded one and Col. Beebe
the other. On Dec. 9th, Col. Wells at Horseneck was at-
tacked by the enemy and taken prisoner, together with one
capt., two lieuts., two ens., and twenty or more privates.
Eolls not on file.

Ens. William Brainard.

Fourth Eegiment " Connecticut Line " :

Formation of 1781-1783. Fourth Eegiment in the second
formation of the " Line,'' serving from Jan. 1, 1781, to
Jan. 1, 1783, composed of the enlisted men of the Sixth
Eegiment of the previous formation. Its record for the
two years appears in the text preceding, under heading
D. Eegiment consolidated in December, 1782, for third
formation, Jan. to June; 1783. The following rolls of non-
commissioned officers and privates represent the state of
the command on Jan. 1, 1782, as pay acct's. Comptrol-
ler's office, Hartford, Conn. The record of commissioned
officers is brought down to Jan. 1, 1783.

Jeremiah G. Brainard, East Haddam, Ensign, Appt. from
civil life, July 26, 1780. Ensign in Seventh Eegiment,
first formation of the " Line." Cont. in the Fourth Eegi-
ment, 1781-83. Eesigned March-April, 1781. He is said
to have been emplo3'ed in the War Office in Philadelphia.

166 Brainerd-Brainanl Genealogy.

lu a list of Eevolutionarv names furnished me by the late
Henry Martyn Selden of Haddam Neck, Conn., of that
place and vicinity the following name is found.
Bezaliel Brainerd, East Haddam.

New Haven Alarm.

Eecord of military service IT? 9. Tryon's invasion of Con-
necticut, July, 1779. (From the list of militia captains
whose companies turned out to repel the enemy at New
Haven, July 5, '79. The original on file in the State

Daniel Brainerd, pri.

In Willet's Company:

Capt. Daniel Brainerd.

On board a prison ship in New York harbor:
Daniel Brainerd.

Privateersniau in the Eevolutionarv War:

Daniel, at one time commanded a Privateer.

Bounty Land Warrants:

Brainerd, Samuel D.. A'er.
Brainerdj Wells, N. Y.

Pensioner in the Eevolutionary War :

Lydia Brainard, of East Haddam, Conn. Pension
commenced June 1. 1840. She was ae. 83 yrs.
She was widow of Bezaliel Braiuard.

WAE OF 1812.
Connecticut in the War of 1812.

Brainerd, DverT. Siirgeon, N. London, Lt. -Col. Wra. Jloore, Tune i, i8i,,1o Jun
Brainerd, UverT. Surgeon, Nol shown, |Lol. Joshua Buckley, "June 17, 1S13, to Jun
, DyerT. Surgeon, Not shown, Col. Joshua Bucklev, June 26, 1813,10 Jun

Brainerd, DyerT. Surgeon,. Not shown. Col. Wm. Moore,. ., . Aug, 9,
Brainerd, DyerT, |Surgeon,N. London, jCol. Zep't Williams, June 2(
Brainerd, Dyer T.ISurgeon, Not shown, Col. Wfti. Moore, Aug. <(i 1814, to Aug. 26, 181

August 16th, 1900.
Madam: — Electa, widow of Samuel D. Brainard, made an applica-
tion for bounty land on June 13th, 1857, at which time she was 64 years of
age, and her claim was allowed for the service of her husband as a soldier
in Capt. Wright's Company, Vermont ililitia, War of 1812. He partici-
pated in the battle of Plattsburg. He died at Luther Palms, 111., on May
7th, 1849. Electa Hoisington and Samuel D. Brainard were married at
Xew Huron, Addison Co., Vermont, February 3d, 1829.

Very respectfully,


Militanj Records aud Inventors. 167

CIVIL \\\li.

Iowa in the Civil War.

Lewis C. Brainerd, 15th Eegt., Xon Com. Staff, Co. A; d.
Jime 2, 1862, at Monterey, Tenn.. of typhoid fever.

Vermont in the Civil War.

Samuel B. Brainerd, Castleton, Co. B, 2d Regt., en. Oct. 2,
-■(51; nms. in, Oct. 18, '61; dis. Sept. 6, '62; Eetd. June 10,
'63;mus. out, Oct. 18, '64.

Ohio in the Civil War.

Enoch Brainard, pri., ae. 21, Co. C, 103d Eegt., 0. Vol. Inf.;

en, Aug. 19, '62 3 yrs. ; dis. Jan. 8, '63, at

Lexington, Ky., on surgeon's certificate of disability.
George Brainard, pri., Co. H, 174th Eegt., 0. Vol. Inf. ; d.

Dec. 21, '64; bur. at Murfreesboro. Tenn.; interred in

sec. E., grave 204, Stone River Cemetery.

Pen.siouer in the Civil War:

Frank E. Brainard. Cuvahoga Falls, Summit Co.,


One person in Daniel's line lias been granted patents for his inven-
tions which were issued at tlie following dates, viz:

Levorett Brainard, Hartford, Conn.; Tuck for pocketbooks; as-
signor to The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co.; June 14. 1881.
No. 242810.

Leverett Brainard, Hartford. Conn.: Book binding: Aug. 27, 1889.
No. 409824.

Leverett Brainard, Hartford, Conn.: Calendar: May .5, 1891. No.

This list of soldiers' names and the names which follow wa:
compiled from the preceding pages of the Brainerd-Brainard Gen
ealog}-, and is approximately correct.

Brainerd, Amaziah, Nos. 18-ii; 24-ii.

Daniel, Nos. 27; 72.

Dyer, No. 25-v.

Gideon, No. 10-ii.

Jeremiah Gates, No. 29.

Stephen, No. 20.

William, No. 23.
Beck with, Watrous, No. CI.
Brown, Samuel, No. 17-ii.
Cleveland, Brainerd, No. 14-ii.
Gates, Henry, No. 13-v.

Lewis C. Brainerd's name was taken from printed state reports. Hii
name when first sent me was given as Lewis Cass, afterward as Lewii
Scott Brainerd.

168 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.


Brainerd, Bezaleel, Nos. 24-60.

Darius, No. 62.

Enoch, No. 26.
Champion, Henry, No. 21.
Cleveland, Aaron, No. 14.
Gates, Bezaleel, No. 1.3.
Olmstead, William, No. 9.
Staples, Joseph, No. 56.
Staples, Orin, No. 56.


Brainerd. Lvdia, wido^v of Bezaleel, No. 60.
" Rachel, widow of Stephen, No. 20.

Bezaleel, No. 60.
" Daniel, No. 72.


Brainerd, George, No. 1.33.

" John Hale, No. 44-vii.

Lewis Scott, No. 149.

" Lorenzo, No. 175.

" Menzo, No. 162.

" Samuel James, No. 128-iii.

Wilbur Elisha, No. 172.
Avery, Timothy Allen, No. 56v.
Goode, Marquis Lafavette. No. 234.
Stamp, Edward, No. " 196.


Brainard, Charles Greene, No. 247.
Bridgnian, Burt Nichols^ No. 123-i.

" Henry Martyn, No. 123-iv.


Cowles, Amy (Bridgman). No. 123-ii.
Bridgman, Frederick Brainerd, No. 123-iii.
Henry Martyn, Jr., No. 123-iv.


Brainerd, Clifton Culverhouse, A.M., No. 20o-i.


Brainerd, William, No. 105-i.


Adams, Susan Mary, No. 208-ii.


Brainard, Morgan Bulkeley, No. 227.

" Newton Case, No. 118-vii.

Brainerd, Dyar Throop, M.D.. No. 29-ii.

Jeremiah Gates, A.JI., B.A., No. 29.
" John Gardiner Calkins, B.A., No. 29-iv.

William Fowler, A. M., No. 76.
Coit, Robert, Jr., No. 153.
Ives, Joseph Brainerd, No. 78-i.

Records. 169


Bridgman, Burt Nichols^ No. 123-i.

Frederick Brainerd, No. 123-iv.
" Henry Martyn, Jr., No. 123-iv.

Cowles, Amy (Bridgman), No. 123-ii.
Ives, Mark, No. 76.

" Mary (Brainerd), No. 76.



Brainard, Amaziah, No. 53.

Leverett, No. 118.
Brainerd, Daniel, Nos. 1-210.

" Jeremiah Gates, No. 29.

" William Fowler, No. 76.

Day, Stephen Brainerd, No. 106.
Gates, Thomas, No. 2-ii.
Staples, Joseph, No. 56.


Fellows, Nathaniel. No. 209.
Ives, Mark, No. 76.


Brainerd, Jeremiah Gates. No. 29.
John G. C. No. 29-iv.
" Morgan Bulkeley, No. 227.
William Fowler, No. 76.
Ainger, Charles D., No. 136.
Coit. Robert, Jr., No. 153.
High, Myrtle B. H.
Kitzmiller, James White, No. 131-iii.


Brainerd, Daniel, No. 72.





Second Generation.



James- Bkaixekd {Danic?), of Haddam, Middlesex Co.,
Conu. ; m., Aj^ril 1, 1696, Deborah Dudley of Saybrook,
Conn., b. Nov. 11, 1670, daiigliter of William and Mary
(Eoe*) Dudley of the same place. Mrs. Deborah (Dud-
ley) Brainerd died July 22, 1709, in her 37th year. He m.
(2), May 23, 1711, Sarah Daniels.f James Brainerd was
appointed Ensign, May, 1705, Lieutenant, May, 1714, and
Captain, Oct., 1733, by the Assembly. He was Captain of
the home militia. He was appointed one of a committee
for surveying and laying out of land, with his brothers
Daniel and Joshua Brainerd. He was deputy or repre-
sentative in 1711, and a member of the legislature from
1726 to 1737, nearly continuously. He was chosen deacon
of the Congregational Church. He was a farmer. Captain
or Deacon James Brainerd died Feb. 10, 1742-43, in his
74th year. Mrs. Sarah (Daniels) Brainerd died June 4,
1770,"ae. 89 years. She was called " Sarah the first."

Children by the first marriage :
i. James, b. March 25, 1696-97, in Haddam. Conn,
ii. Deborah, b. April 3, 1698, in Haddam, Conn,
iii. Gideon, b. March 4, 1699-1700, in Haddam, Conn,
iv. Mary, b. Jan. 11, 1701-02, in Haddam. Conn.
V. Hannah, b. March 7, 1703-04. in Haddam. Conn,
vi. Abijah, b. Nov. 26, 1705. in Haddam, Conn.
vii. Daniel, b. Aug. 2, 1707, in Haddam, Conn,
viii. Mehetable, b. July 13, 1709, in Haddam, Conn.

Children by the second marriage :

11. ix. Sarah, b. May 2, 1713, in Haddam. Conn.

X. Zechariah, b. July 31. 1715, in Haddam, Conn.; d. young.
xi. Jeptha, b. Oct. 29. 1718. in Haddam, Conn.
xii. Othniel, b. June 2. 1720. in Haddam, Conn.; d. Sept. 17, 1724.
xiii. Elizaeetii. h. Sept. 28, 1723, in Haddam, Conn.; d. Feb. 9.
1742. in Haddam, Conn.

12. xiv. Hedee, b. April 18, 1725, in Haddam, Conn.

* She has been called erroneously Mary Stoe by some genealogists.

f There is a Sarah Daniels, b. Feb. 10. 1679. dan. of John and Mary
(Chappel) Daniels. She is the only Sarah Daniels that in any way will
answer for the Sarah Daniels wanted that I have found, but I have no proof
that she is their daujrhter.

42 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.


3. Sergt. James' Beainerd (James^, Daniel^) of Haddani
Neck,* Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Dec. 23, 1717, Hannah
(Anna or Anner) Kisle^y.f bapt. Apr. 12, 1695, dau. of

. He lived in Haddam Neck, Conn., then called

Haddam, east side. He was a farmer. He represented
the town in the General Asseml:>lv in 1735, by the Middle-
sex Co. Book, p. 293. ilrs. Anne (Eisley) Brainerd d.
May 7, 1772, in her 77th vr. Captain!]: James Brainerd d.
Oct. 2, 1776, in his 79th yr.

Children :

i. Benjamin, b. April 10, ITIS, in Haddam Neck, Conn,
ii. jEDmiAH, b. Aug. 9, 1720, in Haddam Neck, Conn,
iii. Rebecca, b. Aug. 15. 1722, in Haddam Neck, Conn,
iv. .James, b. Julv 9. 1725, in Haddam Neck, Conn.
V. Hannah, b. Sept. 3, 1728, in Haddam Neck, Conn,
vi. Dudley, b. Nov. 4, 1732, in Haddam Neck, Conn,; by letter, b.

June 5 or 15, 1730.
vii. OziAS, b. Feb. or May 16, 1735. in Haddam Neck. Conn.: d,

Apr. 22, 1739.
viii. Jonathan, b. Dec. 16, 1737, in Haddam Neck, Conn.
ix. OziAS. b. Feb 2, 1739, or 1740, in Haddam Neck, Conn,; d.

Feb, 19, or Sept, 9, 1740 or 1743,

Deborah" Braixerd (James", DanieV) of Haddam, Mid-
dlesex Co., Conn.; m., Oct. .3, 1716, Ephraim Bailey, b.
Jan, 1, 1690-91, in Haddam, Conn., son of Jolm, Jr., and
Elizabeth (Bates) Bailey, and grandson of John Bailey,
the first settler of that name in that place. He was a
farmer in Haddam. Mrs. Deborah (Brainerd) Bailey

died about 1745-46. He m. (2), Elizabeth ■ -. Mr.

Ephraim Bailey died March 29, 1761, in his 72d year. His
will was probated Aug. 3, 1761.

* Haddam Neck is on the east side of Connecticut Kiver and belongs to
the town of Haddam, but is known in this vicinity as Haddam Neck, from
its post-office. I have so designated it in this genealogy.

j Eisley, Hannah, Anna or Anner, bapt. April 12, 1695, in Hartford,

Conn., dau. of Richard and (Hill) Risley, is thought to have been

the wife of James Brainerd, Miss Hill's father was Will Hill,

IColonial Records of Connecticut (1706-1717), Vol. V, p. 427,
May, 1714: "This Assembly do establish and confirm Mr. James Brainerd
to be Lieutenant of the company or trainband on the west side in the
said town of Haddam and that he be commissionated accordingly."

1717-1725, Vol. VI, p. 344, October, 1722. This Assembly do estab-
lish and confirm Mr. James Brainerd of Haddam to be Captain of the com-
pany or trainband on the west side of Connecticut River, in the town of
Haddani, and that he be commis.sioned accordingly."

Third Generation. 43

Bailey children :
i. Ephraim. b. Juno 25. 1718. in Haddam. Conn.; d. Jan. 10,

ii. Jacob, b. Oct. 21. 1720, in Haddam, Conn.: ni.. Oct. 1, 1746.

Elizabeth Crook, dau. of Capt. Thomas Crook.
iii. Deborah, b. April 13, 1723, in Haddam, Conn.: m., Sept. 16,

1742. Benjamin Towner; res. Clareniont. X. H.
iv. C4iDEo>', b. Aug. 4. 1725. in Haddam. Conn.: m. Sarah Senter,

from Wales. He d. May 11, 1809.
V. Stephen, b. Slay 25. 1727, in Haddam, Conn.; m.. Dec. 14,

1749, Eunice Crook, daughter of Capt. Stephen Crook.
vi. J.A.BEZ. b. Jan. 14. 1729-30, in Haddam, Conn,
vii. Caleb, b. Jan. 7. 1731-32. in Haddam, Conn.; m.. March 25,

1756, Mehitable Roberts, dau. of Nathaniel and Mehitable

(Brainerd) Roberts. He d. Feb. 9, 1817.
viii. Abij.ah. b. .July 31, 1734. in Haddam. Conn.
ix. William, b. Aug. 1. 1736, in Haddam, Conn.; m. Desire

X. Oliver, b. June 25. 1738, in Haddam, Conn.; m.. May 14, 1761,

Hannah Scovil.
xi. Si-SA>-XAH, b. Sept. 28. 1740. in Haddam. Conn.: d. Feb. 15,

xii. Ephuaim. b. May 8, 1744, in Haddam. Conn.; m.. Feb. 6, 1766.

Jlary Kelly, "dau. of John Kelly of Haddam.

5. Gideon^ Bkainerd {James-, BanieV-) of Haddam Neck,

Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Nov. 24, 1727, Sarah Selden,
bapt. July 20, 1712, dau. of Joseph and Eebeeca (Church)
Selden of Lj-me, Conn. He was a farmer in Haddam,
commanded a militar}- company in the same place. He
was appointed Ensign in Haddam, Oct., 1735, and Captain
of the 3d Company, 7th Eegiment. May, 1745. He worked
in the quarrv on Haddam Neck. Captain Gideon Brainerd
d. Sept. 25,' 1767. in his 68th yr. Mrs. Sarah (Selden)
Brainerd d., probably, .June 4, 1770, or 1776.

Children :

20. i. Gideon, b. March 2. 1728-29. in Haddam, Conn.

21. ii. Eliakim. b. March 17, 1730-31, in Haddam, Conn.

iii. Joseph, b. Jan. 13, 1733-34, in Haddam, Conn.; d. young (by
manuscript) or was in the array and on the prison ship.

iv. Sarah, b. Aug. or April 10. 1736. in Haddam. Conn.: d. .

V. Jesse, b. Sept. 27, 1738. in Haddam. Conn. He enlisted in the
army June 16. 1777. in .John Ely's regiment. He was on
the prison ship in New York harbor.

22. vi. Sarah, b. April .5. 1741. in Haddam. Conn.

23. vii. Deborah, b. Oct. 28. 1743. in Haddam. Conn.

24. viii. Rebekah. b. April 6, 1746. in Haddam. Conn.
ix. Heber,* b. .

6. Mart^ Brainerd {James-, Daniel^), of Haddam, Middlesex

Co., Conn. ; m., Nov. 9, 1722, Nathaniel Johnson, b. June
22, 1702, son of Nathaniel and Mary (Blake) Johnson of
Middletown, Conn., where he lived. He was a farmer.
He was in the Revolutionary War. Mrs. Mary (Brainerd)
Johnson d. June 21, 1750, in her 49th year. Lieutenant
Nathaniel Johnson d. May 2, 1751, ae. nearly 49 years.

In Eand Records, p. 214, Bk. 12. Haddam. Heber

44 Brainerd-Bramard Genealogy.

Johuson children :

Nathasiei,, b.


10. 17:

!3. in :\Iiadleto(

,^^l. Conn

■ ; d

.. Oct. 29,

A chiW^


A daugh(

A son. b

b. Mi

\y 10,


in Middletowr

1, Conn.;




ter. b.
. Xov

. 25,


in Middletowi
in Middletomi,

1. Conn.




Samuel, b. Au
Elizabeth, b.
JURY. b. April
Deborah, b. J:

g. 28.
1 4. 17
111. 31

1720, i
4. 1731
3.3, in
. 1737.

in MiddletoNvn. Conn.
I, in :Midaietown, Conn.
:Midai(.town. Conn,
in Middlt-town. Conn.

Nathaniei., b. Sept. 30. 1738, in Middletown, Conn.: d.

Prudence, b. . in Middletown. Conn.

Mabel, b. Aug. 1 or 15, 1742, in iliddletown. Conn.
J.\MES, b. Maj- 6, 1744, in Middletown, Conn.

7. Haxx.vh Brainerd {James'-, DanieV) of Haddam, Middle-
sex Co., Conn. ; m., May 4, 1732, John Center, b. Feb. 4,
1706-07, son of Jonathan and ^Martha (Markhani) Center
of Middletown. Conn. Mr. John Center died March 38,
1736. She m.' (2), Jan. 8, 1738-39, Stephen Turner of
Middletown (in that portion of it which is now called
Jliddlefield), son of Stephen and Sarah (Hall) Turner.

Mr. Stephen Turner died , 1780. His will was

probated June 5, 1780. Mrs. Hannah (Brainerd) (Cen-
ter) Turner died May 16. 1790. in her 87th year.

Center children by the first marriage:
i. Hannah, b. Feb. 4, 1732-33, in Middletown, Conn,

ii. John, b. Jan. 15. 1734-35, in Middletown, Conn.; d. July 10,

Turner children by the second marriage :

iii. Jonathan, b. , in Middletown. Conn.

iv. Edward, b. ■ — ■ , in Middletown, Conn.; m. . Ch..

1. Stephen. 2. Seth. 3. Hannah.

V. S.^RAH. b. , in Middletown, Conn. ; in. Mr. Dowd.

vi. Maky, b. , in Middletown. Conn. ; m. Mr. Miller. He d.

. She m. (2), Mr. Hull.

vii. Elizabeth, b. , in Jliddletc-svn, Conn. ; m. Mr. Robards.

viii. Meliscent, b. . in Middletown, Conn.

ix. Abigail, b. , in Middletown, Conn.; ni. Mr. Parsons.

Abijah^ Brainerd {James-, DanieV) of Haddam Neck,
Middlesex Co., Conn.; m.. Dec. 28, 1727, Esther Smith,*
b. Nov. 20, 1706, dau. of Simon and Elizabeth (Wells)
Smith of Haddam, Conn. Mrs. Esther (Smith) Brainerd

* The late D. W. Patterson said to me that, as Abijah Brainerd mar-
ried Esther, and as there were not many Esthers at that early date, he con-
cluded the Esther whom Abijah married was Esther Smith. I have no
proof whatever as to what her maiden name was, excepting from D. W.
Patterson, and the statement made by the late D. D. Field in the Brain-
ard Genealogy.

Third Generation. 45

died . He m. (3), Thanliful Fuller,* b. July 10,

1713. dau. of Shubael and Hannah (Crocker) Fuller of
East Haddam, Conn. He settled on Haddam Neck, and
was a farmer. Mr. Abijah Brainerd J. Sept., 1783. Mrs.
Thankful (Fuller) Brainerd d. .

Children by the first marriage :

25. i. Othniei., b. June 5, 1728, in Haddam Neck, Conn.

26. ii. Simon, b. Oct. 7, 1730, in Haddam Neck, Conn.

27. iii. DEBOR.\n, b. Sept. 17, 1732, in Haddam Neck, Conn.

28. iv. Esther, b. July 10, 1734, in Haddam Neck, Conn.

29. V. Lydia, b. Aug. 18, 1736, in Haddam Neck, Conn.

30. vi. ZlLPAH, b. Jan. 16, 1737-38, in Haddam Neck, Conn.

31. vii. Abijaii, b. Feb. 22, 1738-39, in Haddam Neck; Conn.

32. viii. Leah, b. Dec. 12, 1740, in Haddam Neck, Conn.; bapt. Feb. 22,

ix. Jeptha, b. Jan. 23, 1743, in Haddam Neck, Conn.; nothing
known of him.

Children by the second marriage :

33. X. Rachel, b. Dec. 17, 1743-44, in Haddam Neck, Conn.; bapt.

April 8, 1744.

34. xi. Dorcas, b. Feb. 19, 1745-46. in Haddam Neck, Conn.; bapt.

April 20, 1746.

35. xii. Urijah, b. Feb. 27, 1747-48, in Haddam Neck, Conn.; bapt.

April 24, 1748.
xiii. Asaph, b. March 17, 1749-50, in Haddam Neck, Comi. He en-
listed July 9, 1775, for the relief of Boston in the Lexington
alarm in the Sth Regiment, Huntington's Continental Regi-
ment. He d. Dec. 1 or 3, 1775, ae. 25 yrs.

36. xiv. Shubael, b. Jan. 12, 1751-52. in Haddam Neck. Conn.
XV. N0AH,t b. Jan. 12, 1751-1752, in Haddam Neck, Conn.

37. xvi. Thankful, b. March 7, 1754, in Haddam Neck, Conn.; bapt.

March 7, 1754.

38. xvii. Cornelius, b. April 20, 1756, in Haddam Neck, Conn,; bapt.

June 26, 1756.
-xviii. Mary, b. , in Haddam Neck, Conn. ; bapt. Aug. 5, 1758.

39. xix. Mercy, b. , in Haddam Neck, Conn.; bapt. Aug. 5, 1758.

9. Daniel Br.vinekdJ {James-, DaiiieV) of Haddam, Middle-
sex Co., Conn.; ni., April 35, 1733, Mary Hollburt
(probably Hurlburt), dan. of David and Mary (Savage)
Hurlburt. He lived in Haddam Neck, Conn. Mr. Daniel

Brainerd d. . Mrs. Marv (Hollburt) Brainerd

Online LibraryLucy Abigail BrainardThe genealogy of the Brainerd-Brainard family in America, 1649-1908 → online text (page 18 of 68)