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of Killingworth, Conn.

X. .James, b. April 26, 1787, in Haddam, Conn.; m. Dec. 29, 1812,
Dorothy Sear.s.

xi. .John, b. Feb. 19, 1790, in Haddam, Conn.; d. March 9. 1790.

xii. Rebecca, b. April 6, 1793, in Haddam, Conn.; m., Aug. 22,
1822, Benjamin Kelsey of Haddam, Conn.

25. Othxiel-* Braixerd {Abija¥, James-, Daniel^) of C'liat-

ham, Middlesex Co.. Conn.: m.. May 10, 1750, Lucia
or Lucy Swaddle, b. June 8. 1729. daughter of John and
Susanna (Wetmore or AVelmont) Swaddle of Middletown,
Conn. Mrs. Lucy (Swaddle) Brainerd died Aug., 1763,
in her 35th year. He m. (2), June 28, 1764, Mrs. Jerusha
(Shaler) Kilborn, b. Feb. 11, 1728-29, daughter of Timo-
thy and Deborah ( ) Shaler, and widow of Samuel

Kilborn, to whom she was married July 16, 1747, wdio
d. in 1762 in Chatham. In 1764 he was an inhabitant
of Middletown. He enlisted for the war, Jan. 20, 1777,
from Chatham, where he then lived; promoted from
Corporal Feb., 1779; reduced Sept. 6, 1780. He was a



Or son of John and Sarah (Smith) Smith.



56 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

private, paid from Jan. 1, 1781, to Dec. 31, 1781, in
Captain Dorrance' Company. Mrs. Jerusha (Shaler)
(Kilborn) Brainerd d. Aug. 9, 1806, ae. 77 yrs. Mr.
Othniel Brainerd d. Dec. 9, 1815, by The Connecticut
Courant, in his 88th year; by letter he d. Dec. 9, 1816.

Children by the first marriage:

100. i. Lucia, b. March 29. 1751, in Chatham, Conn.

101. ii. Lois, b. Sept. 15, 1753, in Chatham, Conn.

102. iii. Othniel, b. Sept. 10, 1755, in Chatham, Conn.

103. iv. AzuBAH, b. Oct. 10, 1756, in Chatham. Conn.

104. V. Esther, b. May 2, 17G1, in Chatham, Conn.

105. vi. Seba, b. April 14, 1763, in Chatham, Conn.

Children by the second marriage :
lOG. vii. Ansel,* b. May 4, 1765. in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. June 23,
1765.

107. viii. Abigail, b. ^larch 23, 1767, in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. May 3.

108. i.\. Oliver, b. Aus. 21. 1769. in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. Sept. 24.

1769.

26. Simon* Brainerd {Ahijah^, James^, DanieV) of Chatham,

Middlesex Co., Conn.; m. Hepzibah Spencer, dan. of
Nathaniel Spencer of Haddam, Conu. He was in Middle-
town, Conn., in 1759 and in 1764. He built a sawmill
and grist mill. He was a farmer. Mr. Simon Brainerd
d. after Sept. 11, 1806. Mrs. Hepzibah (Spencer)
Brainerd d. March 6, 1825, in Haddam, Conn.

Children :

109. i. Simon, b. Nov. 9, 1752, in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. July 29, 1759.

110. ii. Jeptha, b. 1754, in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. July 29, 1759.

111. iii. Jabez, b. Aug. 17, 175S, in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. Julv 29.

1759.
iv. Hepzibah. b. about 1760, in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. Nov. 16.
1760; d. Oct. 18, 1828, ae. 68 years, at East Haddam, Conn.;
unm.

112. V. Tabitha. b. , in Chatham. Conn.; bapt. Sept. 25. 1763.

113. vi. Lydia, b. about 1764, in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. July 7. 1765.

114. vii. Silas, b. April 12, 1767, in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. June 7.

1767.

viii. LovTSA, b. , in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. June 11, 1769; d.

about 1816 or 1817; unm.

115. ix. Asa. b. March 7. 1771. in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. May 19.

X. Duusilla. b. . in Chatham. Conn.; bapt. Dee. 12. 1773;

unm.
xi. Abigail, b. 1774. in Chatham, Conn.; Simon's youngest child

d. Nov. 22, 1778, ae. about 5 years.

27. Deborah* Brainerd {Ahijah", James-, DanieV) of Chat-

ham, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m.. Feb. 14, 1750-51, Gideon
Hnrlbut, b. June 9, 1729, son of Da%ad and Mary (Savage)
Hiirlbut of Middle Haddam, Conn. He was a wheelwright
and blacksmith, but making spinning wheels was his princi-



His name is recorded Anselm when baptized.



Fourth Generation. 57

pal business. He first settled in Haddam Xeck, but after-
ward moved to Waughan Reservation in Chatham, now tlie
town of Portland, Conn. Mrs. Deborah (Brainerd) Hurl-
but died Dee. 4, 1S19, in her 88th year. Mr. Gideon Hurl-
but died Jul}- 1, 1823, in the house occupied by his grand-
son, Chester A. Hurlbut.

Hiirlbut children :

i. JoXATHAN, b. Nov. 30. 1751, in Goshen, Conn.; d. young,
ii. Dorcas, b. April 4. 17.5.3, in Haddam, Conn.
iii. Gideon, b. Aug. 20. 17.5.5, in Haddam. Conn.

iv. Jonathan, b. . in Chatham. Conn.; bapt. Oct. 9, 1756.

V. Reuben, b. Feb. 15 or 25, 1758, in Chatham, Conn.; d. in 1776;

unm.
vi. Phebe, b. Aug. 20, 1760, in Chatham, Conn,
vii. Deborah, b. Aug. 18, 1762, in Chatham, Conn.

viii. Timothy, b. , in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. Jan. 27, 1765.

ix. Abu ah. b. March 22, 1767, in Chatham, Conn.

X. Sarah, b. , in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. May 7, 1769.

xi. Jesse, b. Sept. 9, 1771, in Chatham, Conn.

xii. Joseph, b. . in Chatham. Conn.; bapt. Oct. 23, 1774.

xiii. Reuben, b. Oct. 7. , in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. Oct. 26,

1777, in Portland, Conn.

28. Esther* Bkaikeed (Abijali', James-, Daniel^) of Chatliam,
Middlesex Co., Conn. ; m., April 9, 1752, Daniel Brainerd,
b. Sept. 13. 1T31. son of Daniel and Mary (Hurlbut)
Brainerd. He lived in Haddam Neck, Conn., near Pine
Brook schoolhouse. He probably moved to Glastonbury,
as I find the names of his children mentioned there. Mrs.
Esther (Brainerd) Brainerd died . He m. (2), Eu-
nice (Brooks) Hubbard, baptized July 10, 1743, daughter

of Jabez and Eimice ( ) Brooks and widow of Jabez

Hubbard. She had one son by the name of Jabe or Jabez.
He was a farmer. Captain Daniel Brainerd died May 3,
1798, suddenly in a fit, in Glastonbury, Conn. His widow,
Eunice, and children, Asahel and Eunice, deeded property
at that place. Mrs. Eunice (Brooks) (Hubbard) Brain-
erd died Jan. 27, 1830, ae. 89 years. The name in Glaston-
bury records is written David.

Brainerd children :

i. Jonathan, b. July 25, 1752. in Chatham, Conn.
ii. Mary, b. Sept. 4. 'l754. in Chatham, Conn,
iii. ZlLPAH. b. Aug. 9. 1756, in Chatham, Conn.

iv. Anna, b. , in Chatham. Conn.; bapt. Feb. 27, 1757.

V. Saeah, b. April 26. 1758. in Cliatham. Conn.

vi. Asaph, b. , in Chat ham. Coini.; bapt. April 30, 1758.

vii. Zechariah, b. Sept. 12. 17(;o. in cliatham. Conn.

viii. Seth, b. Sept. 12. 1702. in ( liatliaiu. Conn.

ix. .John, b. Nov. 21, 1704. in Cliatham. Conn.; d. about Nov. 2,

1820, ae. 55 years.
X. Joel, b. Nov., in Chatham, Conn.
xi. Daniel, b. April 1, 1767, in Chatham. Conn. '
xii. Esther, b. ; bapt. Feb. 11. 1770; m. and settled in

Durham, Conn.



58 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

29. Ltdia* Braikerd {Ahijali^, James-, Daniel^) of Chatham.

Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Feb. 23, ir58, by Middle Had-
dam church records, and Feb. 14th by East Haddam town
records, Samuel Mack, b. Nov. 15, 1736, at Lyme, Conn-
son of Ebenezer and Hannah (Huntley) Mack. He was a
farmer and soldier in the Eevolutionary War, in the 10th
Co., 4th Eegt. He was a bridge builder and, with his
brother and nejihew, Solomon, is said to have built the
bridge across the Connecticut Eiver. at Bellows Palls, Yt.

Mr. Samuel Mack died . 3[rs. Lydia (Braiuerd)

Mack died .

Mack children:

i. Ltdia, b. Nov. 30, 1758: m. April 16, 1778, Nathaniel Spencer,
ii. Abigail, b. April 10, 1760: m. Jeptha Brainerd.

30. ZiLPAH* Brainerd {Ahijalr, James-, Daniel'^) of Haddam

Neck, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m. Jonathan Clark,* Jr.,
b. about 1736, probably sou of Jonathan and Lydia

( ) Clark of Middle Haddam. He was a farmer in

East Hampton, town of Chatham. Conn. Mrs. Zilpah
(Brainerd) Clark d. ]\Iarch 18. 1810. in her 72d yr. Mr.
Jonathan Clark d. July 11. 1810, in his 74th yr.

Children :
i. Timothy, b. : bapt. May 4. 17G0. He was an officer on

the sloop " Sampson " in the Rev. War, and was wounded

and died in consequence of the wound; unin.
ii. Elijah, b. June 4, 1762; m. April 1.5, 1787, Mercy Doane, b.

Jan. 30, 1766. He \\as a farmer in East Hampton, Conn.

He d. March 10, 1S31. She d. Nov. 18, 1857, ae. 89 yr>.., 9

mos. Ch.: 1. Mattie, m. Sylvester Stocking of Portland,

Conn. 2. Sally, ni. Selden Cook of East Hampton, Conn. 3.

Jlercy, m. Ebenezer Smith of Jfiddle Haddam, Conn. 4.

Elijah, m. Anna .fudd of Coventry. Conn. 5. Harry P., m.

Maria Buell of East Hampton." Conn. 6. Mary D., m.

Warren Gates of East Hampton, Conn. 7_. Deborah L., m.

E. A. Strong of East Hampton, Conn.

iii. LvniA, b. ; bapt. Jan. 30. 1763: m. Silvanus Smith.

iv. Zilpah. b. : bapt. April 14. 1765; ni. Capt. Stephen

Griffith. She d. March 18, 1829, ae. 64 or 65 years.
V. Eunice, b. : liapt. Sept. 27. 1767; m. Elisha Sheperd.

She 111. (2). ilr. Merrick of Wilbraham. Mass.

vi. TnAXKFUL.f b. ; bapt. April 22. 1770; m. Samuel Taylor

vii. Betsey, b. ; bapt. June 20, 1773; m. Joshua Strong and

had one son. She m. (2), Willard Sears.

31. Abu AH* Beaixerd (Ahijali^, James", Daniel^) of Haddam

Neck, Middlesex Co., Conn. : m. Sarah Stocking, dau.
of Nathaniel and Abigail (Cooper) Stocking. He was a



* Mr. Philo Gates of Niantic. Conn., thought Jonathan Clark was son
of .John and Martha (Brainerd) Clark. Who was ilartha Brainerd who
married John Clark? 1 have not found her name anywhere else.

Middlesex Co. Book, p. 205, says that Jonathan was a descendant of
John Clark, probably son of John Clark of East HiuUlam. Conn.

f She may have m. ( 1 ) . ]\Ir. Brooks.



Fourth Generation. 59

farmer in iladdam jSTeck. He was First Lieutenant on
board of the sloop of war Sampson in the Revolutionai'y
War, a vessel which accomplished very important service,
but which was captured finally by a British frigate. He
died while on parole in Xew York, as did others, not with-
out suspicion that thev were poisoned bv the enemy. Mr.
Abijah Braiuerd d. Oct. 6. 1776, ae. 38 vrs. She m. (2 )
Elisha Day of South Hadley, Mass. Mrs. Sarah (Stoclc-
ing) (Braiuerd) Day d. .

Children :

116. i. ViENN.\, b. March 7. 1773, in Haddam Neck. Conn,

117. ii. Abijau. b. July 1.5, 177-5, in Haddam Neck, Conn.

32. Leah* Beainerd {AUjah^, James-, Daniel'-) of Haddam

Neck, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Oct. 30, 1758, Sylvanus
Freeman, b. April 16, 1740, son of Dr. Xathaniel and
Martha (Dunham of East Hampton, Conn.) Freeman of
Barnstable, Mass. He was a private for five days in 1775,
responding to the call for the Lexington Alarm men. He
lived on Chestnut Hill, Chatham, Conn. He was a farmer.
He afterwards moved to Butternuts, N. Y. Mr. Sylvanus
Freeman d. . Mrs. Leah (Braiuerd) Freeman d.

Freeman children:

i. Charity, b. . in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. Sept. 23, 1759.

ii. Lydia, b. 1760, in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. Aug. 31, 1760; m.,

Dec, 15, 1785, Abner Cole, bapt. Dec. 4, 1763. son of Marcus

and Phebe (Scoville) Cole of Chatham, Conn,
iii, Leah, b. , in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. Dec. 4. 1763; d.

July 6, 1766, ae. 2 yi-s., 6 mos.
iv. Sylvanus, b. May 29, 1765, in Chatham, Conn. : bapt. July 30,

1765; m., Jan. 1, 1787, Huldah Goff.
V. Thankful, b, April 2.5, 1707, in Chatham, Conn,; m., Feb. 10,

1803. Enos Bigelow of Colcliestor, Conn,
vi. Martha, b, April 25, 1707, in Chatham, Conn.; bapt. May 1,

vii, Leah, b. Feb, 20, 1709, in Chatham, Conn.; bapt, March 12,
1769.

viii. PniLENA,* b, Jan, 24, 1771, in Chatham, Conn,; bapt. May 1,
1771 ;m., Nov. 8, 1795, Godfrey Hopkins. Ch,: 1. Russell,
m, Feb. 9, 1819, Hannah Paddock, dau. of George Paddock
and granddaughter of Zachariah Paddock, Ch. : I, Maria
Hopkins, m, Mr, Neff, lives in Portland, Conn. 2. Sally
Brainerd, 3. Mary. 4. Daniel Freeman.

ix. Festus, b. 1778, in Chatham, Conn.; was drowned with his
brother Hatsell Sept. 21, 1798, ae. 20 years, off Saybrook,
by the upsetting of a boat.

X. HATSELL,t b. 1781, in Chatham, Conn,; d. Sept, 21, 1798, ae,
17 years,

33. Rachel* Brainerd (Ahijah^, James-, Daniel^) of Haddam

Neck, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m. Captain Samuel Brooks,
baptized Jan. 20, 1745, in Haddam Neck, Conn., son of

* Is called by a descendant, Paulina.
t Is called by a descendant, Hatfield.



60 Brainercl-Brainard Genealogy.

Jabez and Eunice ( ) Brooks. He was a farmer in

East Haddam, Conn. Mrs. Eachel (Brainerd) Brooks

died . He m. (2), Jemima (Stocking) Brooks,

widow of Jabez or David Brooks. Two children by his
second marriage. Captain Samuel Brooks died — ■ .

Brooks children:

i. Samuel, b. , in East Haddam, Conn.; bapt. July 30,

1780.
ii. A child, b. , in East Haddam. Conn.; d. March 22, 1775,

ae. 6 or 7 years,
iii. A child, b. , in East Haddam, Conn.; d. Nov. 13, 1773,

ae. about 3 years.

iv. Lydia, b. '—, in East Haddam, Conn.; bapt. July 30, 1780.

V. Jesse, b. , in East Haddam, Conn.; bapt. July 30, 1780.

vi. Joseph, b. , in East Haddam, Conn.; bapt. July 30,

1780; m. June 1, 1794, Grace Strong.
vii. A child, twin, b. , in East Haddam, Conn. ; d. March

22. 1777, ae. 11 mos., scalded.

viii. Olive, b. , in East Haddam, Conn.; bapt. July 30, 1780.

is. Mercy, b. , in East Haddam, Conn.; bapt. July 30, 1780.

X. A child, b. , in East Haddam, Conn.; bapt. July 30,

1780.
xi. Sabah, b. , in East Haddam, Conn.; bapt. Aug. 26, 1781;

m. John Leslie of Hudson,
xii. Chauncey. b. , in East Haddam, Conn.; bapt. Aug. 26,

1781, a twin with Sarah; m. Lucy Alvord.
xiii. Asa Brainerd. b. . in East Haddam, Conn.; bapt. July

13, 1783; m. Abigail Hatch,
xiv. .Jeremiah, b. , in East Haddam. Coim.: bapt. May 22,

1788; d. young.

34. Dorcas* Bkainerd {Ahijah^, James", Daniel^) of Haddam
^J'eck, Middlesex Co., Conn. ; m., Dec. 10, 1767, Moses Hig-
gins of Chatham, Conn., son of David and Josie (Higgins)
Higgins. They united with the church in Middle Haddam,
Conn., Feb. 2, 1774. He was the owner of a sawmill. He
was chorister in the old church, and a man of note. " Know
as much as Moses Higgins " became a proverb. Mr. Moses
Higgins died Feb. 13, 1818, ae. 7.5 years. Mrs. Dorcas
(Brainerd) Higgins died Jan. or June, 1839, ae. 83 years.

Higgins children :
i. Tamzen, b. Dec. 1, 1768, in Chatnam, Conn.; m.. July 8, 1791.

George Akins.
ii. Richard, b. Jan. 25. 1770. in Chatham. Conn.; lived in Exeter.

Otsego Co., N. Y.
iii. Elias, b. Feb. 17. 1772, in Chatham, Conn.; m., March 1, 1797,

Statira Fuller,
iv. Moses, b. 9. 1774, in Chatham. Conn.; lived in Con-
cord, Erie Co., Pa.
V. Elkanah, b. Feb. 23, 1776, in Chatham, Conn.; m., March

27, 1800. Caswell.

vi. Dorcas, b. April 6, 1778, in Chatham. Conn.; lived in Exeter.

N. Y.
vii. DAEirs, b. July 30, 1780, in Chatham, Conn.; lived in Exeter,

N. Y.; m. Nov. 25, 1802, Betsey Sexton.



Fourth Generation. 'ol

viii. Hannah, b. June 2, 1783, in Chatham, Conn.; lived in Exetei;,

N. Y.; m., Jan. 19, 1804. Josiah Purple,
ix. Ansel, b. Jan. 20, 1786, in Chatham, Conn.; m., Feb. 1, 1S40.

Betsey Bearce or Beers.
X. Ornan, b. April 21. 1788. in Chatham, Conn. He lived in

Exeter, or Burlington, N. Y., in 1820, and in Smyrna, N. Y'..

in 1828.

35. Urijah* Braineed {Ahijah^, James", Daniel'^) of Haddam

Neck, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Dec. 10, 1778, Eunice
Bingham, b. June 18, 1756, in Windham, Conn., dan.
of Deacon Elijah and Sarah (Jackson) Bingham of Lemp-
ster, N. H. Uriah (prob. Urijah) Braynard, a private in
the army. Eate per month, £4 10s. ; amount of wages, 12s. ;
travel out, 2d. ; home, 3d. ; whole amount of wages received,
£1 12s. From the pay-roll of Lieutenant Samuel Nichols,
in Colonel Bellows' regt., which company marched from
Dempster and Newport, in the alarm of June 29, 1777, to
reinforce the garrison at Ticonderoga. Discharged July
2d. Four days in service. Mr. Urijah Brainerd died
about 1817, ae. . Mrs. Eunice (Bingham) Brain-
erd died April 4. 1825, in her 78th year.

Children :

lis. i. Lytia, b. Dec. 17, 1779, in Lempstei-? N. H.

119. ii. Clabissa, b. Nov. 25, 1782, in Lempster, N. H.

120. iii. Amelia, b. Sept. 4, 1785, in Lempster, N. H.

121. iv. Eunice, b. Feb. 14, 1788, in Lempster, N. H.

122. v. Elon, b. May 24, 1792, in Lempster, N. H.

123. vi. Theda W., b. Nov. 21, 1794, in Lempster, N. H.

vii. LoviNA, b. Aug. 23, 1795, in Lempster, N. H. ; unm. *

36. Shubael* Brainerd {Ahijalr, James-, Daniel'-) of Haddam

Neck, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Dec. 7, 1775, Ruth Stock-
ing, b. Oct. 29, 1754, dau. of Captain Abner and Euth
(Higgins) Stocking of Middletown, Conn. He was First
Lieutenant* on the ship Sampson,^ a vessel ^vhich accom-
plished very important services in the Eevolutionary War,
and which was captured finally by a British frigate. He
died in the Jersey prison. He was also commander of



* From the Brainerd Genealogy by the late Rev. D. D. Field, p. lOfi. He
said: "Lieut. Brainerd died while on parole in New York, as did also Capt.
David Brooks, commander of the sloop, with others, and not without sus-
picion that they were poisoned by the enemy, the poison being infused into
liquor given them. Their (ieaths occurred about the middle of September,
1782. They were I'risoners in New Y'ork."

f From the Middlesex County Book, p. 403: "Tradition says the Samp-
son, after important service in many an action with the enemy's ships, was
captured in the English Channel and her officers and crew confined in the
Jersey prison ship, where Capt. Brooks, Lieut. Brainerd, William Aiken,
Jonathan Brainerd jun., Elihu Cook, Elijah Green, James and Nathaniel
Stocking, all died June, 1782, as appears by the Middle Haddam ch.
records under well grounded suspicion of having been poisoned; all par-
taking of food, which the master gunner refused on account of the flavor-
ing he disliked, and in consequence, he alone survived."



'2 Bramerd-Brainard Genealogy.

the vessel Freedom, 12 gims, of the schooner class. From
list of privateers fitted out from Connecticut during the
Eevolutionary War, by Lieiitenant Geo. F. Emmons, U.
S. N". Mr. Shubael Brainerd d. in New York, September
15, 1782, in his 31st vear, or June 4, 1783. She m^ (2),

Oct. 31, 1784, Captain Heman Brainerd, b. , 1754,

in Haddam, Conn., son of Lieutenant Pliineas and Jerusha
( Towner) Brainerd of the same place. He was in the Revo-
lutionary War. Captain Heman Brainerd d. July 8, 1803,
ae. about 30 yrs. Mrs. Euth (Stocking) (Brainerd) Brain-
erd d. in Bergen, Genesee Co., Ohio, about 1828 or 1829.
Four children by her second marriage.

Children:

124. i. Shubael Rosmox. b. April 29. 1778, in Middle Haddam, Conn.
ii. WlLLl.VM. b. .Jan. 10. 1780. in Middle Haddam. Conn.; d. Aug.

10, 1795: ae. 15 vears. at Hispaniola.

125. iii. Hexry, b. Sept. 15, 1781, in Middle Haddam. Conn.

37. Thankful* Beaixeed (Abijah^, James", Daniel^) of Had-

dam Neck, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., , Seth Hub-
bard,* bapt. May 15, 1743, and probably son of Thomas, Jr.,
and Thanlcful ( Jolinson) Hubbard. In a letter written by
her Sept. 7, 1829, she said, " she and her brother Cornelius
are the only ones alive at that time." She was then some-
what infirm. They lived in New York state. He was a
farmer. He ^as baptized with liis sister Thankful. He
was proljably older than Thankful. Mrs. Thankful (Brain-
• erd) Hubbard d. .

Hubbard children:

i. Griffeth, b. , in ; bapt. Nov. 19, 1786; d. Mav

8, 1829, in Exeter, N. Y.

ii. Phebe. b. , in • ; bapt. Nov. 19, 1786.

iii. Eunice, b. , in ; bapt. Nov. 19, 1786.

iv. ASEN.iTH. b. . in : bapt. Nov. 19. 1786.

v. Sophie, b. , in ; bapt. Nov. 19, 1786.

vi. Eunice, b. . in — ' : bapt. Nov. 19. 1786.

vii. Seth, b. . in ; bapt. Sept. 9, 1787.

viii. Stephen, b. . in ; bapt. Oct. 29, 1701. .

ix. Julia, b. . in ; bapt. Oct. 27. 1793.

X. Thomas, b. . in : bapt. Nov. 13, 1796.

38. CoKXELius* Br.uneed {AbijaHi^, Jmie^. Daniel'-) of Had-
> dam Neck, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m.. May 21, 1778,

Elizabeth Higgins, b. Sept. 17, 1758. dau. of Israel and
Hannah (Arnold) Higgins or Cornelius and Sarah
(Hawes) Higgins. He lived in Haddam Neck. He was
in the battle of Long Island. Mrs. Elizabeth (Higgins)
Brainerd died Feb. 3, 1824, in her 66th year. Mr. Cor-
nelius Brainerd died Sept. 8. 1842, in his '86th vear.



* Seth Hubbard, b. JNlay 12, 1743, was said to be son of Thomas and
Thankful (Johnson) Hubbard, but as the oldest child is called Griffeth
Hubbard it mav be that Pliebe Griffeth was his mother, and not Thankful
Johnson. Ho was bapt. Feb. 19. 1758.



Fourth Generation. 63





Children :


126.


i.


Sibyl, b. ilai. li .-.,


127.




Ends. b. Julv -I'.y 1


128.


iii.


Maky or llKi:. Y. 1,.


129.


iv.


CH.A.RTnTTF,. 1.. Nnv,


130.


vi.


Stattika. 1.. s,.].i. 1

Amelia. Ik S,],t. 7.

1871. Ill h-i- SIM


131.


vii.


EpAPHU0Drn>. h. .1




ix.


Elizabeth, b. Julv

20. 1877. ae. SO

Lucy. b. . in



Ihi.l.h.ni Nr,k. Conn.

1 1 iiiM.iin Nick. Conn.

1. I7s:;. ill ihhklam Neck. Conn.

.-.. in Ihiil.laiH Xeck, Conn.

. in Haddani Neck, Conn.

in Hatldam Neck, Conn.; d. Dec. 8,

170."), in Haddam Neck. Conn.

17. in lladdam Xrrk. Conn.: d. Oct.

Sl„. livrd ttith Davi^ Arnold.
:n Xivk. Conn. I bapl. April 16, 1800.

39. Mercy* Brainerd {Abijah^, James", Daniel'-) of Haddain

Neck, Middlesex Co., Conn.; ni., Jan. or Julj- 6, 1779,
Major Jonathan Bowers, b. April 15, 1754, son of Eev.
Benjamin Bowers, b. March 7, 1713, at Chelmslord, Mass.,
gradnated at Harvard College in 1733, and his wife Sarah
iSTewell (N"ewhall), b. at Maiden, Mass., to whom he was
m. Nov. 4. 1733. He d. May 11, 1761. Eev. Mr. Bowers
was pastor of the Second Congregational Church in
Chatham, now Middle Haddani, Conn. Mrs. Mercy
(Brainerd) Bowers d. Sept. 22, 1783, in her 26th
vr. He m. (3), Jan. 26, 1784, Eebecca (Hurd) Carey,
b. April 9. 17.-..-,. ,lnii. of .Tacob and Thankful (Hurlburt)
Hurd and wiilnw of ('a|itain Joiseph Carey, whose vessel
was captured liy a l'>ritisli privateer. He was lost at sea.
May, 1780, or Jan. 26, 1784. Major Jonathan Bowers d.
Sept. or Dec. 21, 1835, in his 82d vr. Mrs. Eebecca
(Hurd) (Carey) Bowers d. Dec. 21, 1855. in her 101st
yr. He was a soldier in the Eevolutionary War. and was
wounded in the'battle of Bennington, Xt., and for many
years received a pension. He lived in Bennington, Vt.,
and in a village in New York, but returned to Middle
Haddam, Conn., where he died. He had three children by
his 2d marriage.

Bowers children :

i. Sat.t.v, b. Sept. (i. 17S1. in ^Middle Haddani, Conn.; bapt.

April 28. 1782: d. Sept. 2. 1783.
ii. Russell, b. Aug. 21. 17S3. in Jliddle Haddam. Conn.; bapt.

Aug. 20, 1783.

40. Daniel* Brainerd {Daniel'-', James-, Daniel') of Middle

Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn.: in., April 10, 1752,
Esther Brainerd, b. July 10, 1734, in Haddam Neck, Conn.,
dau. of Abijah and Esther (Smith) Brainerd of the
same place. Mrs. Esther (Brainerd) Brainerd died

. Hem. (2) Mrs. Eunice (Brooks) Hubbard, bapt.

July 10, 1743, daughter of Jabez and Eunice Brooks, and
widow of Jabez Hubliard. She had one son by her first
marriage, called Jabe Hubbard. He lived on Haddani
Neck near Pine Brook sehoolhouse.



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March 9, 1778. He was appointed one of a committee to
provide Clothing for the Continental Soldiers in the Armj'
agreeable To an act of Assembly made the Second Thursday
of Jan., A.D. 1778.

Mr. or Captain Daniel Brainerd died May 3, 1798, in Glas-
tonbury, Conn., where he was then living. He had a letter
from the Middle Haddam church to the Eastbury church,
March 23, 1798. Mrs. Eunice (Brooks) (Hubbard)
Brainerd died Jan. 27, 1830, ae. 89 years, 9 months.

Children by the first marriage:

i. Jonathan, b. .July "2.5, 1752, in Middle Haddam, Conn.

132. ii. Mary, b. .Sept. 4. 1754, in Middle Haddam, Conn,
iii. ZiLPAH, b. Aug. 29, 1756, in Middle Haddam, Conn.

iv. Anna, b. . in Sliddle Haddam, Conn. ; bapt. Feb.' 27.

1757.
V. Sabah, b. April 26, 1758, in Middle Haddam, Conn.

vi. Asaph, b. , in Middle Haddam, Conn.; bapt. April 30,

1758.

133. vii. Zechariah, b. Sept. 12, 1760, in Middle Haddam, Conn.

134. viii. Seth, b. Sept. 12, 1762, in Middle Haddam, Conn.

ix. John. b. Nov. 21, 1764, in- Middle Haddam, Conn.; d. about
Nov. 2. 1820, ae. 55 years.

135. X. Joel, b. Nov. • , in Middle Haddam, Conn.

136. xi. Daniel, b. April 1, 1767, in Middle Haddam, Conn.

xii. Esther, b. , in Middle Haddam, Conn.; bapt. Feb. 11,

1770; married and settled in Durham, Conn.

Children by the second marriage:

137. xiii. Elijah, b. June 21 or 22, 1774, in Middle Haddam, Conn.;

bapt. April 10, 1774, by church records.

138. xiv. Eunice, b. , in Middle Haddam, Conn.; bapt. Dec. 17,

1775.

139. XV. Asahel, b. , in Middle Haddam, Conn.; bapt. June 6,

1779.
xvi. A child, b. Dee., 1780, in Middle Haddam, Conn.; d. Dec, 1780.

140. xvii.LucT, b. April 28, 1782, in Middle Haddam, Conn.

41. Esther^ Bilvixekd {Hebcr^, James", Daniel^) of Haddam,
Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Oct. 13, 1767, Lieutenant Wil-
liam Smith, son of Daniel and Martha Smith of Haddam.
He was Lieutenant of militia, serving in that capacity at
Roxbury. He formerly had a powder horn with Eoxbury
drawn upon it. Mrs. Esther (Brainerd) Smith died Feb.
10, 1816, ae. 68 years. Lieutenant William Smith died in



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