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232. David Williams^ Brainerd {IchabocF, James*, James^,

James-, Daniel^) of Canaan, Columbia Co., N. Y. ; m.,
Aug. 15, 1811, in Lisle, Broome Co., N. Y., Laura Parsons,
b. July 7, 1792, in Lisle, daughter of Eliphalet and
Martha (Young) Parsons of Stockbridge, Mass. He dwelt
five years at Lisle when he moved to Cortlandville, X. Y.,
where he remained. His great grandfather. Elihu Parsons,
married Sarah, daughter of President Edwards. Mrs.
Laura (Parsons) Brainerd died Dec. 26, 1836, ae. 44 years,
5 months, 19 days. Mr. David Williams Brainerd died
Oct. 9, 1848, ae. (31 years, 4 months, 11 days.

Children :

555. i. Eliphalet Parsons, b. Jan. 13, 1812, in Lisle, N. Y.

ii. Franklin, b. May 3, 1817, in Lisle, N. Y.; d. in 1820. He was

drowned,
iii. David, b. May 17, 1821, in Lisle, N. Y.; d. young,
iv. William, b. March 18, 1823, in Lisle, N. Y.; d. young.

556. V. Nancy Lewis, b. March 1, 1826, in Lisle, N. Y.

233. Martha^ Brainerd (Timothi/, Dudley*, James^, Jam'es^,

Daniel^) of Winthrop, Kennebec Co., Me.; m., ,

Samuel Walton. He probably resided 'in Livermore or in
New Sharon, Me. Jlrs. Martha (Brainerd) Walton d.



Walton children :

234. Nancy^ Brainerd (Timothy^, Dudley*, James^, James^,

DanieV) of Winthrop, Kennebec Co., Me.; m., June 29,
1804, Moses B. Oilman, b. . He resided in Hallo-
well, Me. Mrs. Nancy (Brainerd) Gilman d. .

Gilman children:

235. Alfred Eli^ Brainerd {Eli^, Dudley*, James^, James", Dan-

ieP) of Rush, Monroe Co., N. Y.; m., 1807, Asenath Goff,
b. Feb. 19, 1787, daughter of Charles and Deborah (Hill)
Goff. He moved with his parents to Connecticut from
Kingston, Me., about 1797, and accompanied them to Eush.
He soon moved near Rochester, N. Y., and when sixteen
years of age commenced learning the cabinet trade. At
eighteen years of age he experienced religion and sustained
faithfully the Christian life until the hour of his death, or



14^6 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

for seventy years. He was a faithful soldier of the cross.
In 1813 he went to Buffalo, N. Y., as a volunteer soldier.
In 1832 he moved to Michigan with his family and imr-
chased six eighty-acre lots of government in the township
of Grand Blanc, and on one of these lots he resided forty-
three years. He was justice of the peace for four years in
Eush, N. Y., and about twenty-six years in Grand Blanc,
Mich., and supervisor the same length of time, and township
treasurer for three years. He was deacon in the Baptist
church. Mrs. Asenath (GoS) Brainerd died March 20,
1854. Mr. Alfred Eli Brainerd died Aug. 15, 1875, ae. 88
years.

Children :

557. i. Alvah, b. Feb. 13, 1807, in Rush, N. Y.

558. ii. Alice, b. Dec. 29, 1809, in Rush, N. Y.

iii. MiNEUVA, b. Feb. 23, 1813, in Rush, N. Y.; d. Sept. 25, 1816.

559. iv. Eli, b. April 6, 1817, in Rush, N. Y.

V. Ambrose, b. Jan. 7, 1821, in Rush, N. Y.; d. Feb. 22, 1821.

560. vi. GuBDON Spencer, b. Aug. 30, 1822, in Rush, N. Y.

vii. Ira Aldridge, b. July 29, 1826, in Rush, N. Y.; d. Nov. 19,
1S45, ae. 19 years.

236. Joshua'' Brainerd {Eli', Dudley*, Janies^, James-, Daniel^)

of Eush, Monroe Co., N. Y. ; m., , Lucinda GofI, b.

Oct. 23, 1788, or April 21, 1791, dau. of Guernsey and
Asenath (Brainerd) Goff. Mr. Joshua Brainerd d. Aug.,
1809, in Eush. She m. (2), 1812, John E. Brainerd of
the same place. Mrs. Lucinda (Goff) (Brainerd) Brain-
erd d. March 22, 1882. ae. 91 yrs. Mr. John E. Brainerd
d. Sept. 7, 1849, ae. 60 yrs., 10 mos., 30 days.



Children :



Rush, N. Y.
in Rush, N. Y.; d. Jan. 25, 1823, ae. 17 years.



237. Dudley'^ Brainerd {Elv', Dudley*, Jame^, James-, DanieV)

of Eush, Monroe Co., N. Y.; m., , Eejoice Diver,

daughter of Daniel and ( ) Diver of Eush,

N". Y. He moved to Saline, Mich., in 1834. He was a
harness maker by trade. In 1892 he was a fanner. He
was a captain of militia. Mr. Dudley Brainerd d. Get. 27,
1827, or 1830, in Saline, Mich. Mrs. Eejoice (Diver)
Brainerd d. .

Children :
i. Nelson, b. , in Rush, N. Y. ; d. young.

562. ii. Eliza Ann, b. , in Rush, N. Y.

563. iii. Eri L., b. Aug. 21, 1821, in Rush, N. Y.
iv. Gardener, b. , in Rush, N. Y.

v. William, b. 1826, in Rush, N. Y. He was a harness-maker;
res. Saline, Washtenaw Co., Mich.



Sixth Generation. 14T

238. Asenath" Beaineed {Eli^, Dudley*, James', James', Daii-

ieV) of Eush, Monroe Co., N. Y.; m., in Eusli, N. Y.^
Charles Whitne_y Goff, b. 1791, son of Charles and Deborah
(Hill) Golf. He lived in Niagara, then moved to Eush,
then to Grand Blanc, Mich. Mrs. Asenath (Brainerd) Gofl
d. Oct. 5, 1827. He m. (2), Parmelia Carman, in Eush,
N. Y. Mr. Charles Wliitney Goff d. about March 5, 1854,
in Grand Blanc, Mich. After his death she married
Frederick Albertson.

Goff children:

i. AsAHEL, b. April 9, 1810, in Niagara Co., N. Y.

ii. Samantha, b. , in Niagara Co., N. Y. ; m. Alvin Porter.

Ch.: 1. Alvin. 2. Charlie.

iii. JuiJC.\ Ann, b. • , in Niagara Co., N. Y. ; m. John Rem-
ington. Res. Rankin, Genesee Co., Mich. She d. Feb. 1,,
1890, in her 91st year. Three children.

iv. James M.\dison, b. 1818, in Niagara Co., N. Y.; m. Louisa
Woodworth. He died 1886. She died 1896. Four children.

Child by the second marriage:

V. ASEN.\TH, b. Sept. 5, 1828, in Niagara Co., N. Y.; m., Dec. 28,
1845, Henry Cornelius Van Tifflin b. July 11, 1819, in
Grand Blanc, Mich., sou of Peter and Hannah (Allen) Van
Tifflin. He d. Sept. 12, 1897. Ch.: 1. Homer Madison.

2. Helen Maria. 3. Harley Hayes.

239. Anna" Brainerd {Eli^, Dudley*, James^, James", Daniel^)

of Eush, Monroe Co., N. Y.; m., Oct. 6, 1817, David Wil-
cox, b. Oct. 1, 1789, in Connecticut, son of Elias and Kancy
(Burdick) Wilcox. He was a soldier in the War of 1812,
on account of which he became a pensioner of the United
States. He removed to Michigan in 1831, and settled on
Section 2, Township of Shelby, Macomb Co., Mich., where
they underwent all the hardships of pioneer life. He pur-
chased two quarter sections of land which he cultivated.
In addition to clearing and cultivating his farm, he worked
at the carpenter's trade and accmnulated considerable prop-
erty with which to make himself and wife comfortable in
their reclining years. Mr. David Wilcox d. June 16, 1871.
Mrs. Anna (Brainerd) Wilcox d. July 7, 1876. They both
died in Shelby.

Wilcox children:

i. WiLLET, b. Sept. 23, 1821, in Rush, N. Y. He lived on Section
1 of the land given him by his father, which he has
greatly improved, and supplements his work upon the farm
by working at the carpenter's trade, which he learned of
his father. He is gi'eatly respected by every one, strictly
honest in his dealings, and temperate in his habits, — thus
well prepared to enjoy his declining years. He m., Feb. 1,
1848, Mary Ann Hughes, b. June 22, 1831. She died June
10, 1854. He m. (2), Jan. 9, 1861, Mary E. VanHorn, b.
Nov. 22. 1842. Two children by each marriage. 1. Lavill,
b. Oct. 21. 1848; d. Aug. 27, 1868. 2. Rush. b. Dee. 4,
1852; m. Sept. 11, 1873, Emma Wells, b. Dec. 18, 1855.
He lived in Mason, Jlich. Ch.: i. Mattie, b. Oct. 12, 1876.

3. Edna. b. Jan. 26, 1863; m., April 11, 1883, William



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Warren, b. Nov. 26, 1855. He was a farmer in Addison,
Oakland Co., Mich. Ch.: i. Bessie, b. Feb. 7, 1885.
ii. Lisle, b. Aug. 15, 1886. iii. Lafayette, b. Oct. 31,

1889. iv. A child, b. ; d. ■ . 4. Anna, b.

Feb. 23, 1867. She was a milliner in Raines, Mich.
ii. Harvey, b. Aug. 8 or 13, 1828, in Rush, N. Y.; m. April 7,
1853, Maria Hughes, b. July 26, 1826. He inherited Section
2 of his father's farm, where he lived till his death. He
was universally respected for his uprightness of character,
following closely in the footsteps of his father as a man of
honor and integrity. His widow lived upon the home-
stead. He died Dee. 6, 1885. Ch.: 1. E. R., b. July 25,
1857; m., Aug. 11, 1878, Malta V. Preston, b. Aug. 5, 1859.
He lived upon his father's farm many years, afterward
was a successful teacher, being principal of Washington
Union School. He resided in the village and held many
positions of trust and honor, viz: worshipful master of
Macomb Lodge, No. 64, A. F. and A. M.; Worthy Master of
Washington Grange. No. 103, P. of H. ; Commander of
Mutual Tent, No. 393, Knights of the Maccabees. He was
superintendent of Washington Union Sunday-school. He
was also a member of Romeo Commandery, Knights Tem-
plar. Ch.: i. Gertie M., b. July 8, 1881. ii. Ernest
A., b. Jan. 22, 1883. 2. George L., b. Aug. 13, 1861.
He was a machinist by trade, but went to sea when 21
years of age and has not been heard from since.

240. Hezekiah AcKtET'' Brainerd (EU^, Dudley*, James^,

James^, DanieV-) of Eush, Monroe Co., N". Y.; m., Dec. 17,
1830, in Seipio, N. Y., Laura Matilda Green, b. Oct. 15,
1798, or Aug. 1-1, 1796, or 1797, dau. of Jabez and Abigail
(Wilcox) Green. Mrs. Laura Matilda (Green) Brainerd
d. Dec. 20 or 24. 18.36. He m. (2), Aug. 20, 1834, or Mch.
17, 1836, Laura Eliza Phelps, b. April 26, 1811, dau. of
William Phelps. He was a farmer in Rush. He was dea-
con of the Baptist Church for 20 years. Mr. Hezekiah Ack-
ley Brainerd d. Aug. 24. 1846, or 1847, in Rush. Mrs.
Laura Eliza (Phelps) Brainerd d. March 6, 1886, in
Souus, N. Y.

Children by the first marriage:

564. i. Orrin Nathan, b. Sept. 3, 1821, or Aug. 3, 1822, in Rush,

N. Y.

565. ii. Augustus Brockway, b. Sept. 28 or 29, or Oct. 10, 1824, in

Rush. N. Y.

566. iii. Byron Strong, b. Aug. 31, 1826, or Aug. 1, 1827, in Rush,

N. Y.
iv. Homer W., b. July 21, 1828, in Rush, N. Y.; d. Nov. 14, 1828
or 1829.

Children by the second marriage :

567. V. Adeliza Ann, b. Feb. 15, 1837, in Rush, N. Y.

568. vi. Harvey Ackmt, b. June 27, 1838, in Rush, N. Y.

241. HoPE^ Br.\ineed {EW, Dudley*, Jame^, James-, Daniel^)

of Rush, Monroe Co., N". Y.; m., Nov. 13, 1820, in Rush,
N. Y. (by Rev. J. Baggar), Brainerd Rowley, b. Nov. 7,
1796, in Rush, son of Samuel and Eunice (Brainerd)



Sixth Generation. 1^9

Eowley. He was a farmer. He resided first in Rush, N.
Y. In 1831 he moved to Davis, Mich., where he remained
till his death. Mr. Brainerd Eowley died Aug. 1, 1843 or

1852. Mrs. Hope (Brainerd) Eowley died Oct. 8, 1865
or 1867.

Rowley children:

i. Eunice An>^ b. Aug. 12, 1S22, in Paish, N. Y. ; d. April 4,
1823.

ii. Pauline, b. Aug. 5, 1826, in Niagara, N. Y.

iii. Eldridge, b. Aug. 6, 1830, in Niagara, N. Y. ; m. Elmira Whit-
ney, b. Nov. 12. 1833, in Mendon, N. Y. He lives in Wash-
ington, Macomb Co., Mich. Ch.: 1. Brainerd, b. .

2. Manson, b. . 3. Hattie, b. ; d. Feb. 7.

1891. 4. Edna, b. .

iv. Edna Jane, b. Nov. 20, 1836, in Washington. Mich.; d. June
18, 1S61. in Gaines, Genesee Co., Mich.

Rachel^ Brainerd (EU', Dudlci/. Jame.r, James-, DanieP)
of Rush, Monroe Co., N. Y.; m., July 3, 1823, William
Force, b. Feb. 13, 1803, in New Jersey, son of Obadiah and
Elizabeth (Van Houlsu) Force of Rush. He was a shoe-
maker by trade, but the latter part of his life followed
farming. He resided in Rush till 1833, when he moved to
Michigan. Mrs. Rachel (Brainerd) Force died Sept. 16,
1840, in Fredonia, Washtenaw Co., Mich. He was twice
married after his wife Rachel's death. Mr. William Force
d. April 29. 1883, ae. 80 -^ts., 2 mos.. 16 ds., in Howell.
Mich.

Force children:

Elizabeth A., b. Aug. 19, 1824, in Rush, N. Y.. and in 1891 was

still living near that place.
Munson, b. Aug. 29, 1828, in Rush, N. Y. ; d. Jime 3, 1853.

having been drowned near Council Bluffs. Iowa.
Marcellus, b. June 13, 1832, in Geneseo, N. Y. He died during
the summer of 1853, soon after the death of Munson, while
on the way to California, at or near Salt Lake City,
iv. Caboline, b. "Nov. 22, 1834, in Fredonia, Mich. In 1869 she

was living in Placerville, Cal.
V. Rachel A., b. Sept. 16, 1840, in Fredonia, Mich.; d. May 2,
1841.

243. Annette'^ Brainerd {Dudley^, Dudley*, James^, James^,
DanieV-) of Newburgh, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio; m., Oct. 20.

1853, John D. Runnals, b. July 5, 1824, son of Abner and
Diodema Rocelia (Griffeth) Runnals of Newbixrgh, Ohio.
In 1872 he was in business in Auburn, Ala., imder the
firm name of Runnals, Fitz & Tajdor, forming the Auburn
Furniture Co. Edward Payson, born Feb. 9, 1873, was
adopted March 4, 1874, and d. Aug. 4, 1895, ae. 22 yrs., 6

mos., 5 ds. Mr. John D. Runnals d. . Mrs. Ainette

(Brainerd) Runnals d. '- — .



150 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Kiinnals children :

i. Ada Annette, b. May S, 185.5, in ; ui. Gary Park JIcEl-

hauey.
ii. JMary Ksther. h. Sept. 30, 1857. in ; d. Aug. IT, 1858.

ae. 10 mos., IS ds.

iii. Mary Eliza, b. June 18, 1859, in .

iv. Fannie Susan, b. Sept. 4, 1861, in ; d. Xov. 9, 1874.

ae. 13 mos., 2 wks., 4 ds.

244. Edmund" Braixebd {JabitJ', Jonathan*. ■Ja)Hvs\ James'-,

DanieV) of Brooklyn, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio ; m., Dec. 31,
1823, Mary Ann Deuison,' b. Nov. 9, 1800, in Saybrook,
Conn., daughter of Dan and Sally (Bushuell) Denison of
the same place, ilrs. Mary Ann (Denison) Brainerd died
Jan. 35, 1835, ae. 34 yrs., 1 mo., 2-4 ds., and is buried in
Brooklyn, Ohio. He in. (2), June 3, 1835, Mrs. Harriet

(Hartson) Upson, b. , dau. of and widow of

Mr. Upson. She had three children by her first marriage.
Mr. Edmund Brainerd d. March 3, 1851, and was buried in
Euclid, Ohio. Mrs. Harriot (liartson) (Upson) Brainerd
d. .

Children by the first marriage:

569. i. John Horace, b. .Jan. 5. 1825.

570. ii. HARRHiT Sophia, b. April 26, 1820.

571. iii. Levebett Denison, b. Dec. 1, 1828.

iv. A son, b. .June 12, 1830; d. Julv 28, 1830.

572. V. Heney Jabis. b. March 14, 1832.

vi. H.\NNAH Louise, b. Sept. 14, 1833; d. March 9, 1835.

Children by the second marriage:

vii. Lucius Edmund, b. April 14, 1837: killed by masked battery
in the late Civil War.

573. viii. Maey Emeline, b. Oct. 29, 1839.

245. Jerusha" Braineed {Jalin', Jonathan", Jamcs"\. James-,

Daniel^) of Brooklyn, Cuvahoga Co., Ohio; m. .

McElrath. He lived in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. McElrath
died . Mrs. Jerusha (Brainerd) McElrath died



McElrath children :

246. Lucy* Bii-\ixerd {Jahi,n'\. Jonathan*. James", James-, Dan-
iel^) of Brooklyn, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio; m., . Mr.

McHrath. Mr. Mcllrath died . Mrs. Lucv



(Brainerd) McHrath died .

Mcllrath children:

247. Eliza* Braixerd {Jabiii^, Jonathan*, James^, James'-, Thin-

ieF) of Brooklyn, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio; m., , Mi-.

Jones. Mr. Jones died . Mrs. Eliza (Brainerd)

Jones died .

Jones children :



Sixth Generation. i^l

248. Cakoline'^ Bh-VINEED {Jabln^, Jonathan^, James^, James-,

Daniel^) of Brooklyn, Cuyalioga Co., Ohio ; m., , Mr.

Bush. Mrs. Caroline (Brainerd) Bush d. . Mr.

Bush d. .

Bush children :

249. Cynthia*^ Braineed (Jabin^, Jonathan*, James', James-,

Daniel^) of Brooklyn, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio; m.

Prescott. His residence was Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs. Cyn-
thia (Brainerd) Prescott d. .

Prescott children :

250. Simeon*^ Bkaixeiid {SamueP, Jonathan*, James^, Janies'^.

Daniel') of Albany, Albany Co., N. y.; m.. May 1, 1852,
Emeline Brainerd, b. Jan. 17, 1818, in Albany, daughter
of Elijah and Aseuath (Plumb) Brainerd of the same
jjlace. He was a cabinet maker in Albany. While in
Honduras selecting lumber he contracted a disease which
resulted in his death. Mr. Simeon Brainerd died Dec. 9,
1861, in Albany, N. Y. Mrs. Emeline (Brainerd) Brain-
ei-d died .

Children :

i. Faknie a., b. Xov. 22, IS.jo. in Brooklyn, X. Y.
.574. ii. William H., b. Dec. 25, 18.55, in Macon, Ga.

575. iii. Clara Louise, b. May 3, 1857, in Macon, Ga.

576. iv. George Washingtox". b. Xov. 17, 1858, in Macon, Ga.

251. Samuel* Brainerd {Samuel', Jonathan*, James^, James-,

Daniel') ; m. Elizabeth Martense, b. Jan. 1, 1794, daughter
of Adrian and Gertrude (Suydam) MartciiM' nf Flatbush,
N. Y. He resided at Flatbush. X. Y.. ami \mi- afterward
a farmer in iSTew Utrecht, X. Y. Mr. Samuel livaiiierd d.
Aug. 7, 1844, in New Utrecht. He was a pensioner. ^Irs.
Elizabeth (jMartense) Brainerd d. May 29. lS7fi.

Child :

577. i. Lucy Elizabeth, b. Oct. 16, 1834, in Xi>\v I'tiucbt, X. Y.

252. Harriet'^ Br-UNERD (SamueP, Jonathan*, Janies^. James-,

Daniel') ; m., Aug. 18, 1847, in Brooklyn, X. Y., Joseph J.
Brewer, b. Feb. 17, 1801, in Xorwich, Conn., son of Pliny
and Louisa (Stebbins) Bi-ewer. Mr. Joseph J. Brewer
d. Xov. 14, 1881. His widow resided in Brooklyn, X. Y.,
E. D. Mrs. Harriet (Brainerd) Brewer d. .

Brewer children :

i, Joseph Edwaku, b. .July 2:!, 1S4S,
ii, Samuel Brainerd. b. Jan. 27, 1850.
iii. William Henry, b. March 24, 1851,
iv. Lucy Spencer, b. July 14, 1853,
V, Charles Pliny, b. March si, 1855,



152 Brainerd-Bramard Genealogy.

vi. George Ltmax. b. Oct. 26. 1857.

vii. Frank, b. Aug. 8. 1806; d. April 20. 1888.

253. HoPK Smith^ Bkaixerd (Jonathan^, Jonathan^, James^,
James-, Daniel') of Macomb, Macomb Co., Mich.; m.
Charles Webster, b. 1803, or '03, in New York state, son
of Miah Eoswell and Clara (Goodwin) Webster of Eomoeo,
Mich. He was a farmer in Millington, Mich. Mrs. Hope
Smith (Brainerd) Webster died about 1877. Mr, Charles
Webster died ,

Webster children :

i. Ursula, b. Aug. 22. 1822, in Millington, Mich.

ii. AiMnsA. b. , in Millington, Mich,; d, ae, 5 yrs., 3 mo3.

iii. Daniei., b. , in Millington, Mich.; d. ae. 3 vrs., 4 mos..

13 ds.

iv. Mart Ann. b. 1828. in Millington. Mich.; m. Benjamin Wood-
beck or Whitlock.

V. SiiELDON, b. 1831, in Millington. ilicU.; res. Clemens. Mich.:
TO. . Ch.: 8.

vi. Martha, b. 1835, in Jlillington, Mich.

vii. Charles, b. Aug. 3. 1838. in Millington, Mich.

viii. Maria, b. . in Millington, Mich.: d. ae. 28 yrs., 7 mos..

ix. Caroline, b. . in Millington, Mich.; d. ae. 26 vrs.. 1 mo..

11 ds.
X. Larissa. b. 1843. in Millington, Mich.; m. John Dimon.
xi. Jonathan, b. , in Millington, Mich.; d. ae. 12 yis.. 21

ds.
xii. Henry, b. . in ^Millington. Mich. ; d. ae. 16 years, while

going down the Tennessee River,
xiii. George, b. . in Millington, Mich.

254-. Harley Osboxd^ Braixeed {Jonathan^, Jonathan*, James^,
James-, DanieP) of Macomb, Macomb Co., Mich. ; m. Mar-
tha C. Parsons. He was drowned in Lake Erie. Mr,

Harley Osbond Brainerd d. . Mrs. Martha C.

(Parsons) Brainerd d. .

No children.

255. Matilda^ Brainerd {Jonathan', Jonatlian*, Jaines^, James".
Daniel'-) of Macomb, Macomb Co., Mich.; m. George Dice
in Schoharie Co., N. Y., son of George and Hannah (Baker)
Dice. He was a farmer in Evart, Mich. Mr. George Dice
died . Mrs. Matilda (Brainerd) Dice died .

Dice children :

i. Lavinia, b. .

ii. Frederick, b. .

iii. Louisa, b. .

iv. Lucinda. b. .

V. George, b. .



Sixth Generation. 153

256. LiVA^ Br.\ixekd (Jonathan^, Jonathan*, James^, James^,

DanieP) of Macomb, Macomb Co., Mich.; m., , in

Niagara, N. Y., Asahel Goflf, b. April 9, 1810, in Rush. N.
Y., son of Charles Whitne- and Asenath (Brainerd) Go3.
He Lived at Grand Bknc, Mich., and was a fainner. Mr.
Asahel Goff died Sept. 15, 1865. Mrs. Liva (Brainerd)
GofI was in Montrose, Genesee Co., Mich.

Goff children :
i. Chaeles Whitney, b. , in Grand Blanc, Mich.; m. l.cah

ii. William Eiley, b. , in Grand Blanc, Mich.

iii. Nancy, b. , in Shelby, Mich. ; m. Trumbull. She

died March, 1898.

iv. Julia, b. — , in Shelby, Mich.; m. Joseph Wood.

V. Sarah, b. , in Grand Blanc, Mich.

vi. Nelson, b. , in Romeo, Mich. ; m. Rebecca Allen, daugh-
ter of Enoch and Betsey (Fisher or Visscher) Allen.

vii. Emily L., b. , in Grand Blanc, Mich. ; d. .

257. Mary Melvina*^ Brainerd {Jonathan^, Jonathan*, James^,

James-, DanieV) of Macomb, Macomb Co., Mich. ; m., Solo-
mon Hosmer, b. July 17, 1817, son of Henry and Hannah
(Snider) Hosmer. He was a farmer at Eomeo, Mich.

Mr. Solomon Hosmer died . Mrs. Mary Melvina

(Brainerd) Hosmer died . They had an adopted

daughter who married Frank S. Ferguson and lived near
Romeo, Mich.

Xo children.

258. Clarissa^ Braixerd (Jonathan', Jonathan*, Jame^, Jaincs^,

Daniel'^) of Macomb, Macomb Co., Mich.; m., ,

David Dice, b. about 1812. Mr. David Dice died .

Mrs. Clarissa (Brainerd) Dice died .

Dice children :

i. LUCINDA. b. .

ii. LiMON, b. .

iii. Charles, b. .

iv. David, b. .

V. Eddie, b. .

vi. John, b. .

vii. Sarah, b. .

viii. Maryette, b. .

ix. Phebe Ann, b. .

259. Esther Maria^ Brainerd {Jonathan^, Jonathan*, Jamcs^,

James-, Daniel^) of Macomb, Macomb Co., Mich.; ra.,

, Samuel Teel. Mr. Samuel Teel died .

She m. (2), Trueman Blakesley, son of Mr. and Lurie

(Haley) Blakesley. Mr. Trueman Blakesley d. ■ .

Mrs. Esther Maria" (Brainerd) (Teel) Blakesley d. .



15+ Bminerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Teel children:

i. Minerva Jaxe, b. .

ii. Byron, b. .

260. Amasa Fielding^ Beainerd {Jonathan?, Jonathan*, James^,

James", Daniel^) of Macomb, Macomb Co., Mich.; m.,

,, Electa Blakesley, b. Jan. 8, 1829, daughter of

Mr. and Lurie (Haley) Blakesley. Mr. Amasa Fielding
Brainerd died July 31, 1891, ae. 63 years. Mrs. Electa
(Blakesley) Brainerd died .

Children :
. i. Delight, b. Sept. 29. 1844, in .

ii. Joseph, b. Sept. 9, 1846, in .

iii. Charles M., b. Feb. 9, 1848. in .

iv. Victoria, b. May 27. 18.51. in .

578. V. Freeman Fielding, b. April 28, 18.54, in .

vi. Viola, b. Sept. .5. 18.55. in .

579. vii. Mart V., b. Oct. 25, 1857, in .

viii. Albert, h. Feb. 7, 1861, in .

580. ix. Etta, b. Oct. 25, 1865, in .

581. X. Cora L., b. April 2, 1867, in — .

xi. John Parsons, b. April 8, 187.3, in Watcvtown. Midi.

261. CiiAELES^ Braineud {Jonathan^, Jonathan*, Jaines^, James^,

Daniel^) of Macomb, Macomb Co., Mich.; m., ,

Maryette Dice. He resided in Kansas. Mr. Charles

Brainerd died . Mrs. Marj'ette (Dice) Brainerd

died .

Children :

262. Sally Anx^ Brainekd {Jonathan^, Jonathan*, James^,

James-, Daniel^) of Macomb, Macomb Co., Mich.; m.,
Mr. Darling. Mrs. Sally Ann (Brainerd) Dar-



ling died . Mr. Darling died

Darling children :

i. A child, b. .

ii. Byrok, b. .

iii. Silvey Axn. b. .

263. Eleazer"^ Brainerd {Gideon', Gideon*, Gideon^, James".
Daniel^) of Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Aug.,

1827, Lucinda Eeed, b. , daughter of Captain

Thomas and • • ( ) Eeed of Boston, Mass. (by

Eev. Edward Beecher of the Park Street church). He
was admitted to Haddam CongTegational Church March
25. 1810, at the age of 10 years. He graduated at Yale
College in 1818, B.A., prepared for the ministry at
Andover Theological Seminary, was ordained at Salem,
Mass., Presbyteiy, Oct. 26, 1825. He went to Charles-
ton, S. C, and remained there for some time as city
missionary, but owing to failing health removed to
Portsmouth, Ohio, where he was settled from 1828 to 1836,



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making the journey ou horseback that he might take a
favorite horse safely to his new home. He was in Lewis,
Ohio, 1839-40; in Mason, Ohio, 1843-46; in Oxford, Ohio,
1849; home missionary, 1850; South Manchester, 1850-52;
Oxford, Ohio, 1853. Eev. Eleazer Brainerd d. July 24,
1854, ae. 61 yrs., 17 ds. Mrs. Lucinda (Eeed) Brainerd
d. .

Children :
.■)82. i. Benjamin Hubb.\rd, b. May 30, 1828, in Charleston, South
Carolina.

ii. Fr.^nces Amy. b. about 1830. in Portsmouth, Ohio.
.'>83. iii. Sophia, b. Sept. 27, 1832, in Portsmouth, Ohio.
.')84. iv. Gideon Eeed, b. March 16, 1835 or 1836, in Portsmouth, Ohio.
.iS.i. V. lAiciNDA Eeed, b. May 13, 1839, in Lewis township, Ohio.

264. Hepzibah^ Bkaineed {Oideon', Gideon*, Gideon^, James^,

Daniel^) of Haddam, Beaver Meadow district, Middlesex
Co., Conn.; m., March, 1832, Benjamin Hubbard, Jr., b.
Jan. 10, 1792, son of Benjamin and Huldah (Bailey)

or Sibyl ( ) Hiibbard, her cousin. He was a farmer

in Durham, Schoharie Co., N. Y. Mrs. Hepzibah (Brain-
erd) Hubbard d. Feb. 11, 1843, ae. 48 vrs. Mr. Benjamin
Hubbard d. May, 1862.

Hubbard children :

i. Edwin T., b. Jan. 25, 1833, in Durham, N. Y.
ii. Elizabeth J., b. March 31, 1834, in Durham, N. Y.; m.
Grovenor Stannard; res. East Durham, N. Y.

265. Ana Hubbaed'' Braineei> {Gideon^, Gideon\. Gideon^,

James'-, Daniel^) of Haddam, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m.,
April 12, 1821, in Haddam (by Eev. Mr. Marsh), Edward
Eutty, son of Asa and Drusilla (Eussell) Eutty. He
moved, about 1806, to Phippsburg, Sagadahoc Co., Me.,
where he was living in 1847. He was a farmer. Mr.
Edward Euttv d. Feb. 1, 1846, or Feb. 14, 1847, ae. 48 yrs.
Mrs. Ana Hubbard (Brainerd) Eutty d. Aug. 7, 1869, ae.
66 yrs.

Eutty children:
i. Elizabeth, b. , in Haddam. Conn.; bapt. Sept. 20.

1822; d. April 3, 1846, ae. 24 years, in Ohio,
ii. Esthee Brainerd, b. , in Haddam, Conn.; bapt. Nov. 6,

1825.
iii. Ann, b. 1826. in Haddam. Conn.; d. March 22, 1831. ae. 4 yrs.,

6 mos.
iv. Ann Lavinia, b. , in Haddam, Conn.; bapt. Aug. 27,

1826; d. March 15, 1831, ae. 5 yrs., 1 mo.



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