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He graduated from the Sextonville High School and received
the degree of M.D. from the College of Physicians and
Surgeons of Chicago, 111., Feb. 2:J, 1866. He is a Physician
in Kansas City, Mo.

434. Elizabeth C.^ Biuvineed {Ghauncey^, AsaheF, Benjamin*^
James^, James^, Daniel^) of Litchfield, Herkimer Co.,
K Y.; m., Jan. 6, 1839, Lorenzo S. Brown, b. June 6,
1809, sou of Peleg and Elizabeth (Babcock) Brown of
North Stonington, Conn., later of Bridgewater, N. Y. He
was a farmer in Bridgewater. Mrs. Elizabeth C. (Brain-
erd) Brown d. June "2(1. IS-J."). ilr. Lorenzo S. Brown d.



Brown children :

i. Clarice B. or Clara, b. March 14. 1842, in Bridgewater,

N. Y. ; m. T. E. Wilcox, surgeon in the U. S. Army. He was

in Washington three years,
ii. Arthur R., b. Sept. 26, 1845. in Bridgewater, N. Y. He is the

first Judge in Eagle Co.. Col.
iii. Susan M.. b. June 6. 1848, in Bridgewater, N. Y. ; m. A. J.

Rhodes of Clayville, N. Y. He is a farmer and railroad

man.
iv. Gracie, b. May 26, 1850, in Bridgewater, N. Y.; d. April 17,



435. Eunice" Bkaixeed {James'^, Benjamin', Benjamin*, Jamcs^,
James", Daniel^) of Winthrop, Kennebec Co., Me.; m.
Greenlief French of Keadfield, Me. He was a farmer in
Eeadfield. Mr. Greenlief French d. about 1848 or 1849.
Mrs. Eunice (Brainerd) French d. Feb. 27, 1857, ae. 46
yrs., 7 mos., 19 ds., in Brockton, Mass.

French children:

i. Sarah Ann. b.

ii. Angenette Maria,



436. Bbnjamin Arnold' Brainerd {James^, Benjamin', Benja-
min^, James^, James", Daniel^) of Winthrop, Kennebec
Co., Me. ; m. May 23, 1839, Ann Sindall Burgan, b. July
7, 1819, in Butler Co., Md., dau. of Philip J. and Elizabeth
Ann (Sindall) Burgan. Mr. Philip J. Burgan was one
of the old defenders of Baltimore in 1812 and 1814. His
wife was sick in bed during the bombardment of Fort
McHenrj', with no one but negro servants around her. She



Seventh Generation. 227

could hear the caunou roar plainly, and some of the
British stole her turkey out of the yard. He was a gar-
dener and lived in Gardeuville, Baltimore Co.. Md. Mr.

Benjamin Arnold Brainerd died . She was a

devout member of the Protestant Episcopal (!hurch, was
a bright and well-read woman and a good mother. She
now resides (1891) with her son Frank, in Gardenville,
Bucks Co.. l*a. ilrs. Ann Sindall (Burgan) Brainerd d.



Children :

884. i. Rm-us Augustus, b. Marcli 31, 18-10, in Gaidenville, Pa.

ii. Edc.\u James, b. Dec. 29, 1841, in Gardenville, Pa. He is em-
ployed by the U. S. government, and has contracts for clear-
ing out harbor rivers. He was in the 1st Maryland Rej:;i-
nient : was wounded and taken prisoner at Port Royal. Va.
The two first Maryland regiments (Union and Confederate)
were opposite each other in that fight, and after he was
captured, he was guarded by an old schoolmate.

885. iii. Virginia Elizabeth, b. March 13. 1844, in Gardenville. Pa.

886. iv. Eugenia Syt.vina, b. March 13, 1844. in Gardenville, Pa.

887. V. Florence Gertrude, b. Sept. 30, 1847, in Gardenville Pa.; d.

June 11, 1849.
vi. Frank Benjamin, b. July 17, 1851, in Gardenville, Pa. He was

head linesman on the Atlantic and Pacific telegraph line;

res. Gardenville, Pa.
vii. Ella Marion, b. July 31, 1853, in Gardenville, Pa.: d. Dec.

31, 1853.
viii. W.^lteb James, b. Dee. 8, 1854, in Gardenville, Pa.; d. Feb.

15. 1858.

888. ix. May yi., b. JIarch 3, 1S60, in Gardenville, Pa.

437. Sarah Ei;a Bkainkud (Jamcs'^. Benjamin^, Benjamin*,

James"', James-, DanieV-) of Winthrop, Kennebec Co.,
Me. ; m., June 9, 1844, Lewis Fellows, son of Moses and
Lydia (Bassette) Fellows. He was a mechanic at Brock-
ton, Mass. Mr. Lewis Fellows died Dec. 2, 1880. Mrs.
Sarah Era (Brainerd) Fellows died .

Fellows children :
i. Lewis Henry, b. .Jan. 21, 1840, in Brockton, Mass.; d. Oct. 22,

1846.
ii. Sarah Ella, b. June 18, 1848, in Brockton, Mass.; d. March

27, 1853.
iii. Frank Este.s. b. June 26. 1851, in Brockton, Mass.; d. Aug.'

2, 1851.

438. SYr.vrx\ P.i;ai\i;i;d (Jaiiica''. Benjamin', Benjamin*, Jamcs^,

Jmiiis-. li.iiiirl^) of Winthrop, Kennebec Co., Me.; ni.,

Aug. ■-"■•, ls:,o. Daniel S. Burgan, b. , son of Philip

J. and Elizabeth Ann (Sindall) Burgaij. Mrs. Sylvina
(Brainerd) Burgan died Aug. 23, 1854, ae. 33 yrs., 4
mos., 3 ds. Mr. Daniel S. Burgan died Dee. 11, 1860.

Burgan child:

i. Florence Sylvina, b. May IS. 1851, ; m. Mr. Bou-

langer. Ch. : 1. Frank B. Boulanger.



228 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

439. Mary Louise' Bilvixerd {Jamcs^, Benjamin^, Benjamin*,

James^, James-, DawieV-) of Winthrop, Kennebec Co., Me.;

m. Mr. Emery, b. . He lived in Farmington, Me.

Mr. Emery d. . She m. (2), Jerome Clark. She

lived in Skowhegan, Me. Mrs. Mary Louise (Brainerd)
(Emery) Clark d. May 17, 1890.

Emery children by the first marriage:

i. E. A., b. . He lived in Industry, Me.

ii. A son, b. .

440. Frances Deborah' Brainerd (James^, Benjamin^, Benja-

min*, James^, James-, Daniel^) of Winthrop, Kennebec

Co., Me. ; m. . She was twice married. Mrs.

Frances Deborah (Brainerd) d. .

Children by the first marriage :

i. A child, b. .

ii. A child, b. .

441. Sarah J.' Brainerd {Orin^, Benjamin^, Benjamin*, James^,

James^, Daniel^) of Hallowell, Kennebec Co., Me. ; m.,
Oct. 20, 1859, or Nov. 29, 18G0, in Winthrop, Me., Leonard
Wing, b. March 18, 1799, in Winthrop, son of Allen
and Cynthia (Burgess) Wing, of Wayne, Me. He was a
farmer and stone mason in Wayne. She was his second
wife. His first wife was Mary or Betsey Ellis, b. July
25, 1790, in Plvmouth, Mass., and d. Oct. '20, 1859. Mrs.
Sarah J. (Brainerd) Wing d. Jan. 19, 1890, in Wayne.

Mr. Leonard Wing d. .

No children.

442. EuFUS A.' Brainerd {Orin^, Benjamin^, Benjamin*, James^,

James-, Daniel^) of Winthrop, Kennebec Co.. Me.; m..
May 30, 1841, Abbie H. Shaw. Mrs. Abbie H. (Shaw)
Brainerd, died Feb. 26, 1845, ae. 25 years. He m. (2),

Oct. 11, 1846, Eosetta Bridgham, b. . Mrs. Rosetta

(Bridgham) Brainerd d. Mav 18, 1867. He m. (3),
Dec. 10, 1868, Mary T. Adams, b. Aug. 30, 1834, in Wales,
Mass., dau. of Aaron and Eliza (Jove) Adams of Mon-
mouth, Me. He was a carpenter and resided in Hallowell,
Me. Mr. Eufus A. Brainerd d. Oct. 3, 1895. Mrs. Mary
T. (Adams) Brainerd d. .

Children by the first marriage :

889. i. Abixane E., or Addie E., b. Dec. 28, 1841, in Hallowell, Me.
ii. Elliuge J., b. Feb. 18, 1845, in Hallowell, Me. He enlisted as

sergeant in Co. C, 31st Regiment, of Jlaine Volunteers, and
was wounded in the battle of the Wilderness, and died at
Pittsburg, Sept., 1864.

Children by the second marriage:

890. iii. Eugene A., b. Aug. 10, 1849, in Hallowell, Me.

891. iv. Florence G., b. Aug. 15, 1853, in Hallowell, Me.



Seventh Generation. 229

V. Viola A., b. April G, 1S56, in Hallowell, Me.: d. Oct. 24, 1865,
ae. 10 yis., 6 mos.

443. Julia A.' Braineed {Orin'^, Benjamin^, Benjamin*, James- ,

James', Daniel^) of Winthrop, Kennebec Co., Me.; m.,
Nov. 1, 1853, Joseph Hardison, b. April 7, 1811, in North
Berwick, Me., son of Joseph and Eunice (Earl) Hardieon
of Dexter, Me., his second wife. He was a larmor. Mr.
Joseph Hardison died June 21, 1885. She m. (2), Oct.
10, 1886, Jeremiah Knox, b. Dec. 17, 1817, in Livermore.

Me. Mr. Jeremiah Knox d. . Mrs. Julia A.

(Brainerd) (Hardison) Knox d. .

Hardison children by the first marriage :

i. Flora J., b. Aug. 3. 1854, in Dexter, Me.; d. March 4, 1856.
ii. Hattie C, b. June 23, 1857, in Dexter, Me.; d. Oct. 25, 1874.

444. Elizabeth E.' Brainerd (Orin^, Benjamin', Benjamin*.

James^, James^, Daniel^) of Winthrop, Kennebec Co., Me.;
m., Sept. 17, 1843,- David Cargill, b. Sept. 18, 1S18, in Jef-
ferson Co., son of William and Naiii\ ( Himm i-\ ) Cargill.
He lived in Augusta, Me. His secoiul luan-iagi'. By his
first marriage a daughter, Clarinda M., b. May 11, 1842,
m., Oct. 9, 1865. William C. Sawtelle. She d. Apr. 4.
1882. In 1890 he was in Livermore Falls, Me. He was
a carpenter and insurance agent. Mrs. Elizabeth E.
(Brainerd") Cargill d. Nov. 18, 1862, ae. 41 vrs., 6 mos.,
15 ds. Mr. David Cargill d. .

Cargill children:

1. Sarah E., b. Dec. 25. 1845, in Augusta, Me. She was book-
keeper in an insurance office in Augusta, Me. ; m., Oct.
10, 1889. Wilson W. Sawtello of Shirley, Me.

ii. Carrie H., b. May 20. 1S47. in Augusta, Me. She was a
teacher in Fairhaven, Me.

445. John E.' Brainerd (Orin^, Benjamin^, Benjamin*. James^,

James-, Daniel*) of Winthrop, Kennebec Co., Me.; m.,
Dec. 22, 1853, Nancy B. Wliiting, dau. of Elias and
Miranda (Hale) Whiting of Winthrop, He was sev-
eral years a school teacher ; was two years a traveling agent
in the southern states for a manufacturing establishment;
was constable and collector of Winthrop, for three years,
also one of the select men for the same length of time.
He was, in 1889, a farmer at Winthrop. He lived on the
spot where his grandfather first located when he went into
the wilderness. Mr. John E. Brainerd d. .

Children :

892. i. Aktiiue E., b. May 10, 1859, in Winthrop, Me.

893. ii. Albion Hale, b. Feb. 19, 1866, in Winthrop, Me.



230 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

446. Caroline K.' Brainerd {Orin^, Benjamin\, Bcnjainin\

James^, James^, Daniel'-) of Winthrop, Keunebec Co.,
Me.; m., Aug. 6, 1850, Albert H. Cargill, b. Aug. 6, 1827,
in Jefferson, Me., son of William and Priscilla (Chapman)
Cargill of the same place. He has been a ship joiner, but
in 1889 was a house Joiner. He resided in Fairhaven,
Conn. Mrs. Caroline E. (Brainerd) Cargill d. .

Xo children.

447. Benjamin Marcellds^ Brainerd {Reuben^, Reuhcn'. Ben-

jamin*, James^, James'^, DanieV) of Monmouth, Kennebec
Co., Me.; m., Aug. 11, 1853, Clemantine Allen Houghton,
b. Jan. 22, 1831, in Anson, Somerset Co., Me., dau. of
Thomas and Sarah (Spaulding) Houghton. He was a
merchant in Columbia, Tuolumne Co., Cal. Mr. Benja-
min Marcellus Brainerd d. Jime 29, 1856, in that place.
She m. (2), Nov. 19, 1861, Levi W. Weston, and resides at
Skowhegan, Me. She had six children by the second mar-
riage.

Children :

894. i. Charles Mabcellus, b. Jan. 28, 1855, in Columbia, Cal.

895. ii. Fkances Amelia, b. Aug. 23, 1856, in Columbia, Cal.

448. Mary Evelyn^ Brainerd {Reuben^, Reuben^, Benjamin*,

James'', James^, Daniel'-) of Skowhegan, Somerset Co.,
Me. ; m. Cyrus Lander, formerly of Skowhegan, Me. Mrs.
Mary Evelyn (Brainerd) Lander died Aug., 1857, in
Columbia, Cal. Mr. Cyrus Lander died .

Lander child:

i. Evelyn, b. . in Columbia. Cal.; m.. 1884, Arthuv An-
derson of San Francisco, Cal., where they resided in 1892.

449. Augustus' Brainerd {Asahel'^, Reuben^, Benjamin*, James^,

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

Mary Louisa . He lived at Eeadfield Depot, Me.

Mr. Augustus Brainerd d. . ]\Irs. Marj' Louisa

( — ) Brainerd d. .

Children :

450. Isaac Llewellyn' Brainerd {Isaac^, Reuben^, BenjaminK

James^, James^, Daniel'-) of Winthrop, Kennebec Co., Me.;
m., March 17, 1856, Hannah Eleanor Morrill of Litchfield,
Me. He was a member of Co. B, l-lth Eegt., Maine Vol.
Inf. Mr. Isaac Llewell}Ti Brainerd d. July 28, 1862. or
June 30, 1863, in New Orleans, La. Mrs. Hannah Eleanor
(Morrill) Brainerd d. — .

Children :

i. Hattie Eleanor, b. Dee. 25, 1856, in Maine; d. July 28, 18G2.

ii. Helen Minnie, b. Dec. 1, 1859, in Maine.



Seventh Generation. -^i

451. Helen Maeia' Brainekd {Isaac^, Reuben^. Benjamin'^,
James^, James", Daniel^) of Winthrop, Kennebec Co., Me.;
m.. May 8, 1858, Charles Emery Hoit, of Manchester, Me.,
b. bee. '32, 1835, son of John L. and Sally K. (Fales) Hoit
of Manchester. Mrs. Helen Maria (Brainerd) Hoit
d. Feb. 24, 1864. at Fremont Plantation, Aroostook Co.,
Me., ae. 29 yrs., 10 mos. Mr. Charles Emery Hoit d.



Hoit children:

i. Bertha LE.voR.i, b. Nov. 18, 1859, in Maplegiove, Me.
ii. Helen Maria, b. Feb. 9, 1864. in Fremont Plantation, ile.;
d. in Manchester, Me., Sept. 2, 1864.

452. Orrin' Brainerd {Benjamin^, Church^, Benjamin'^, James^,

Janus'^, Daniel^) of New Sharon, Franklin Co., Me.; m.,
Oct. 6, 1875, Ida M. Blaisdrll. h. April 1, 1857, in Wilton,

Me., dau. of Nathaniel ami Txi-rv ( ) Blaisdell.

He resided in East Dixlirld. .Mc. and was a fanner or an
all-round man. Mr. Orrin Brainrrd d. .

Child :

i. At,i.ex, b. Aug. 2(i. 1S76. in W iltnn. Me.

453. LuciNDA P.' Brainerd {Josiali^, Church". Benjamin*',

James^', James", Daniel^) of New Sharon, Franklin Co.,
Me.; m., Nov. 29, 1836, Moses W. Gage, b. March 24, 1807,
or 1808, in New Sharon, Me., son of Daniel and Mary
(Curtis) Gage. He lived at New Sharon. Mrs. Lucinda
P. (Brainerd) Gage d. June, 1859, ae. 42 yrs., 3 mos., 15
ds. He m. (2), Almira Thompson. He m. (3), Oct. 28,
1878, Mary Ann (Brainerd) Gower. Mr. Moses W. Gage,
d. Sept. 14, 1883. Mrs. Mary Ann (Brainerd) (Gower)
Gage d. .

No children.

454. Nehemiah Smith' Brainerd {Josiah^, Church', Benja-

min*, J wines'', James", Daniel^) of New Sharon, Franklin
Co., Me. ; m. Mary A. Small, dau. of Nathaniel and Harriet
(Prescott) Small. Mrs. Mary A. (Small) Brainerd d. Jan.
6, 1842, ae. 27 yrs. He m. '(2), Sarah G. Clark, a sister
of Doa. John Clark of New Sharon. One letter said his
first two wives were sisters. Mrs. Sarah G. (Clark) Brain-
erd d. May 22, 1848, ae. 31 yrs. He m. (3), Jan. 1, 1850,
liy a record of relatives, Frances H. Robinson, by records in
Providence, P. L, Phoda A. Robinson, dau. of Joshua
Robinson of Cape Elizabeth, Me. (by Rev. T. G. Carver).
Mr. Nehemiah Smith Brainerd died' about 1886. or 1887.
Mrs. Frances H., or Rlioda A., (Robinson) Brainerd
died .



232 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Children by the first marriage :

896. i. James H., b. about 1835.

ii. Albert F., b. about 1837; d. Dec. 26, 1862, in the barracks
at Throgs Neck, N. Y. His body was brought to New
Sharon for burial. He died of measles before having seen
any service.

Children bj' the third marriage:



455. William Albiox' Biluneiid {William'^, Church'^ Benja-

min'^, James^, James^, Da7iiel^) of K"ew Sharon, Franklin
Co., Me.; m., April 7, 1847, Eoxanna Brooks Weekes, b.
April 22, 1828, dan. of Ebenezer and Eoxanna (Brooks)
Weekes. He- served as 1st Lieutenant and Captain in the
army during the Civil War, going to Ship Island with
General Benjamin Butler in 1862. He was 2d Lieu-
tenant of Co. E, 13th Inf., mustered in Dec. 10, 1861,
promoted to Captain and served 2 yrs. and 6 mos. Mrs.
Brainerd was recording secretary- of the W. C. T. U.,
living at Denver, Col., and a woman noted for her eminent
Christian character, as well as zeal in temperance work
and other social reforms. She was loved by all who knew
her, and her sudden death brought grief to many hearts.
She was sister of Warren Weekes of West Farmington,
Me. She made her home in Farmington prior to and
during the Civil W^ar, and later in West Farmington,
Me. After the war Mr. Brainerd moved his family to New
Orleans, La. Mr. William Albion Brainerd d. June 17,
1881, in New Orleans. After his death his wife made her
home with her two sons. Mrs. Eoxanna Brooks (Weekes)
Brainerd d. Dec. 2, 1888. in Denver. Col.

Children :

i. KosE Alice, b. July 20, 1850, in Farmington, Me.; d. March
7, 1864; buried in Farmington.

ii. Kate Coraline, b. March 25. 1853, in Farmingt^on, Me.; d.
Sept. 15, 1866, in New Orleans, La. She was interred in
the Riverside Cemetery in Farmington. Both of the
daughters were known and loved by their mates and
teachers.
897. iii. Willis Albion, b. Dec. 29, 1857, in Farmington, Me.

iv. Warren Allen, b. April 29, 1860, in Farmington. Me.

456. James Allen' Braixebd {^ViU'mm^, Church^. Benjamin'.

James^, James^, Daniel'^) of New Sharon, Franklin Co.,
Me. ; m., Jan. 27, 1849. He lived in Chippewa Falls, Chip-
pewa Co., Wis. Mr. James Allen Brainerd died .

Children :



Seventh Generation. 233

457. Asa Gould" BrL\iNERD (WiUmm^, Churcli°. Benjamin*,

James", James", Daniel'^) of New Sharon, Franklin Co.,
Me.; m., Aug. 26, 1856, Sarah M. Tinker, b. April 17,
183G, dau. of John V. and Phebe M. (Milliken) Tinker.
He lived in New Sharon, and was a farmer. Mrs. Sarah
M. (Tinker) Brainerd died Feb. 18, 1883, ae. 46 yrs.,
10 mos., 1 d. Mr. Asa Gould Brainerd died April 2, 1890,
ae. 58 yrs., 7 mos., 21 ds.

Children :

i. AsAPHi.NE Maria, b. June 24, 185S. in New Sharon, Me.; d.

April 14, 18.59.
ii. Edith Leoke, b. June 1, 1859. in New Sharon, Me.; d. Feb.

8, 1869.

898. iii. Ai-TiNA Bell, b. June 30, 1861, in New Sharon, :Me.

iv. Mabel Grace, b. March 2, 1863, in New Sharon. Me.; d. Nov.

10, 1879.
V. Arthur Mervyx, b. Feb. 2, 1865, in New Sharon, Me.

899. vi. Mart Alice Caret, b. June 1, 1866, in New Sharon, Me.
vii. Wilford Elwyn, b. July 28, 1871, in New Sharon, Me.

458. Henrietta Jane' Brainerd (WiUiaiit^, Church^, Benja-

?nin*, James", James", DanieV-) of New Sharon, Franklin
Co.. Me.; m., Dec. 6. 1855, Edward Eollins, b. Jan. 19,
1836, son of Seth and Hannah (Yeaton) Rollins of New
Sharon. He wa.s in the army of the rebellion two years,
in Co. F, 4th Maine Regt. ; transferred to the 19th Regt.,
and wounded in the battle of the Wilderness. He lived at
Parkman, Me. Mrs. Henrietta Jane (Brainerd) Eollins
d. Feb. 3, 1866, ae. 30 yrs.. 1 mo., 13 ds.

Rollins children:

i. Clara Eveline, b. Feb. 19. 18.57. in Li^sbon. Me.

ii. LORA Ethleen, 1). , in Lisbon, Me.

iii. Charles Edwi.x, b. , in Lisbon, Me.

iv. AxxiE ilAY Brooks, b. ilay 6, 1863, in Lisbon, Me. At her

mother's death she was adopted by Jlrs. Lane, of Brooks,

Jle. She is married.

459. Benjamin Franklin' Brainerd {William^, Church', Bcn-

jnmit)*, James". James". Daniel^) of New Sharon, Franklin
Co.. Me.; m., Sept. 6, 1865, Josephine Annetta (Lane) b.
Sept. 6, 1843, in Brooks. Waldo Co.. Me., dau. of Barzillai
Washington and Mary .Taiic (Chase) Lane (by the Rev.
Humphrey Small of' th<' Fr.v Will Baptist Church at
Brooks, Me.). He served iji the Civil War for 18 months
in the 1st, 21st. and 3d Regts. of Wis. Inf., and had an
honorable discharge; was not wounded or otherwise injured.
He was a hotel proprietor, a merchant, and a lumberman
in winter and a farmer in summer. In 1889 he lived at
Big Bend, Chippewa Co., AVis. Mr. Benjamin Franklin
Brainerd d. .

Children :

i. Mary Chase, b. Aug. 25, 1866, in the town of Bloomer, Wis.



234 Br (liner d-Brainard Genealogy.

ii. Frank Nelson, b. July 29, 1868, in the town of Bloomer, Wis.
iii. Eugene William, b. June 4, 1870, in the town of Bloomer,

Wis.
iv. Samuel Washington, b. Aug. 23, 1872, in the town of Bloomer,

Wis.; d. May 5. 1874, in the same town.
V. JosiE Evelyn, b. Jan. 30, 1875, in the town of Bloomer. Wis.;

d. Dec. 12. 1886. at Big Bend. Wis.
vi. Charles Michael, b. Dec. 29, 1877, in the town of Bloomer,

Wis.
vii. Waldo Brooks, b. July 3, 1880. in the town of Bloomer. Wi.s.
viii. Philii- Ashton. b. Nov. 24. 1883. in the town of Bloomer, Wis.
ix. Clara Margaret, b. Nov. 8. 1885. in the town of Bloomer,



460. Mary Evalixe^ Brainekd {WilUain'^, Church^. Benjamin^

Jamcs^j James- J Daniel^) of New Sharon, Franklin Co.,
Me.; m., Oct. 5, 1864, Hezekiah Eric Tolman, b. Oct. 27,
1841 in New Sharon. He was a fanner in New Sharon.
Mr. Hezekiah Erie Tolman d. . Mrs. Mary Eva-
line (Brainerd) Tolman d. .

Tolman children :

i. -Jon.x Wallace, b. .\ii'_'. 27. 186.5. in New Sharon. Me.; m..

July 13, 1889, Emma Belle Moble, of Farmington, Me., and

li^ed in Haverhill^ Me.
ii. Gertrude Ethel, b. July 21. 1867, in New Sharon, Me.; m.,

Aug.. 1891, Charles Hollis Crimmin, of Eastbrook, Me.,

son of Dea. John Crimmin, of Eastbrook. She was. in

1889, in Portland, Me.
iii. Grace Evelyn, b. Aug. 3, 1870, in New Sharon, Me. She was

in Portland, Me.
iv. Rose Alice, b. Dec. 19. 1871. in New Sharon, Me.
\ . Lillian Maria, b. Nov. 22, 1878, in New Sharon, Me.

461. Mart Axx' Braixerd {AUcn BaW, Chui-ch^, Benjamin*,

James-^, James-, Daniel^) of Farmington, Franklin Co.,
Me.; m., Oct. 28, 1878, Moses W. Gage, b. March 24, 1807,
or 1808, in New Sharon, Me., son of Daniel and Mary (Cur-
tis) Gage of tlie same place. Her name was changed before
marriage to Mary Ann Brainerd Gower by the legisla-
ture of Maine. She kept the name as given by her mother,
Brainerd as received from her father, and Gower from
respect to her stepfather and as given by the legislature
of Maine, and Gage as her married name. His first wife
was Lucinda P. Brainerd. His second wife was Almira
Thompson. She lived in Farmington, Me. ]\Ir. Moses
W. Gage d. Sept. 14, 1883, ae. 76 yrs., 5 mos., 20 ds. Mrs.
Marv' Ann (Brainerd) (Gower) Gage d. .

No children.

462. SAR.VH F.' Braixeiu) {Nathaniel Chapman'^. Nathaniel^,

Benjamin'*, James^, James", Daniel^) of Mt. Vernon, Ken-
nebec Co., Me. ; m. Erastus B. Simpson, b. Sept. 25, 1825,
son of Captain John and Mary (Tolpey) Simpson. He



Seventh GeneraHon. 235

was a carpenter living in Hyde Park, ilass. He was post-
master in that i^lace. Mrs. Sarah F. (Brainerd) Simp-
son d. .

Simpson children :

i. A child, b. Oct. 31. 1848. in Monmoutli. Me.; d. Nov. 24, 1848.

ii. Eben M.. b. Oct. 15. 1849, in Mt, Vernon, Me.: d, Oct. 1, 1877,

in Franiingham, jSIass.
iii. Wallace R.. b. Oct. 1. 1851, in Monmouth, Me.; d. Aug. 9,

1853.
iv. WiLLARD C. b. Nov. 18, 1853, in Monmouth, Me.
V. Alton W., b. June 11. 1855. in Monmouth, Me,; d, Oct, 19,

1857,
vi. Malvin H„ b. March 14, 1S57, in ilonmouth. Me.: d. Feb. 11,

1864.
vii. Henry A., b, Jan. 22. 1862. in Monmouth. Me.
viii, Edwin F., b, itarch 31, 1865, in Monmouth. Me.

ilARY Jane' Bi!AINErd {NatlianicI Chapniaii^. Nathaniel^,
Benjamin*, Jarnes^, James"^, Daniel^) of Mt. Vernon, Ken-
nebec Co., Me.; m.. Nov. 18, 1865, Henry Dowst, b. Oct. 7,
1817, in Vienna, Me., son of Ozem and Betsey (Burrill)
Dowst. He had a store of general merchandise and was

postmaster in Vienna. Mr. Henry Dowst d. .

Mrs. Mary Jane (Brainerd) Dowst d. .

No children.

Elizabeth' Biiaixeed {Nathaniel Chapman'^. Nathaniel^,
Benjamin'^, James^, James", Daniel^) of Mt. Vernon, Ken-
nebec Co., Me.; m. Mr. House. He lived in North Mon-
mouth, Me. Mrs. Elizabeth (Brainerd) House d. .

House children :



465. ^VILLIAJI Chckch' Brainerd {Isanc Church'^. NathanieF,
Benjamin*, James', James", Daniel^) of Attleboro, Bristol
Co., Mass.; m., Dec. 25, 1864, Arabella J. Morse, b. Aug.
24, 1843, in Franklin, Mass., only dau. of Amos and Mary
(Smith) Morse of Foxboro, Mass. Mrs. Arabella J.
(Morse) Brainerd died April 9, 1866, ae. 22 yrs., 7 mos.,
16 ds., in North Attleboro, Mass. He m. (2), Oct. 3,
1873, Lizzie Crossley, b. Dec. 6, 1839, in Simsbury, Conn.,
dau. of John and Sarah (Bradbury) Crossley of North
Attleboro, Mass. He resided in Providence, E. I., and was
a jeweler bv trade. Mr. William Church Brainerd
d. .

Child by the first marriage :

899a. i. Arthur Church Morse, b. Jan. 1, 1866, in North Attleboro,
Mass. He graduated from the High School in that place in
1885, and learned the burnishing business.



236 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

466. Clarissa Fidelia' Brainerd (Benjamin^, Isaat^, Benjamin*,

Jamcs^, James", DanieP) of Unionville, Lake Co., Ohio;
m., May 31, 1845, Dr. Medad Parsons Sherwood, b. in Fair-
field, Franklin Co., Vt., April 28, 1806, son of Zalmon,
or Damon Dyer, who was a Revolutionary soldier, and
Hannah or Clara (Parsons) Sherwood. When a lad
he went to Ohio, studied medicine and was admitted
to practice before he was 21 years of age. He studied and
practiced his profession in Unionville, Ohio, and lived
there with the exception of about one year. He was a
man of rare attainments, and at his death was greatly
lamented. Dr. Medad Parsons Sherwood d. Jan. 12, 1863,
ae. 57 yrs. She m. (2), March 23, 1876, Zimri Baker,
b. Sept. 23, 1802, in Gorham, Ontario Co., N. Y., son of
Eeuben and Abigail (Hurd) I3aker. He resided in North
Bloomfield, Trumbull Co., Ohio. Mr. Zimri Baker d.
Xov. 13, 1887, ae. 85 yrs. She resided (1889) in Union-
ville, Lake Co.. Ohio. Mrs. Clarissa Fidelia (Brainerd)
(Sherwood) Baker d. .

No children.

467. Mary Lucretia' Brainerd {Benjamin^, Isaad^, Benjamin*,

James^, James", Daniel^) of Unionville, Lake Co., Ohio;
m., Sept. 14, 1847, at Aztalan, Jefferson Co., Wis., Wm.
Hamilton Wells, b. Feb. 24, 1817. in Wellsburg, Erie Co.,
Pa., son of Otis and Polly (Irish) Wells of Milton, Chit-
tenden Co., Vt. His father moved to Pennsylvania,
founded a village tliere and called it Wellsburg. He was
a farmer and resided in Cooksville, Eock Co., Wis. Mr.

Wm. Hamilton Wells d. . Mrs. Mary Liicrotia

(Brainerd) Wells d. -'.

Wells children :

i. Ellen Sophia, b. Sept. 3, 1848, in Jefferson, Wis.; ni., Dec.
6, 1866, in Cooksville, Rock Co., Wis., Wellington W. Love,
b. July 15, 1843, in Arkwright, Chautauqua Co., N. Y., son



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