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ness was a locomotive engineer. He was afterward a
farmer living in Page Co., la. Mrs. Annis C. (Brainerd)
James d. .

James children :

i. Alice, b. Mch. 10, 1856; ni., June 19, 1870, Joseph B. David.

ii. A. B., b. Dec. 15, 1860; d. Sept. 27, 1861.

526. Clarissa B.^ BR.i.iNERD (Jabcz Spencer^, Jedidialv', Jedi-

diaJi*^ James^, James^, DwnieV-) of Brooklyn, Cuyahoga Co.,
Ohio; m. Mr. Jacobs. He moved further west. His first

\vife was Lydia . Mrs. Clarissa B. (Brainerd)

Jacobs d. . Mr. Jacobs d. .

Jacobs children : several.



Seventh Generation. 257

527. George W." BraiNEED {William^, Amos^, Jedidiah*, James^,

James^, DanieV-) of So. Brooklyn, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio; m.,
Feb. 15, 1839, Delight A. Hill, b. Dec. 4, 1818, in Guil-
ford, Vt., dau. ot Tyler and Sally (Fish) Hill of Twins-
burg, Summit Co., Ohio. He was a farmer in Brooklyn

Township, Ohio. Mr. George W. Brainord d. .

Mrs. Delight A. (Hill) Brainerd d. .

Children:
931. i. Sanfokd R., b. Oct. 24, 1842, in Erooklvn. Oliio.
032. ii. Mary M., b. July 8, 1843 or Is I !. j,, V.i:<' !vn. Oliio.

933. iii. Tyler William, b. Nov. 19, Isi- i:i I- - lyii, Ohio.

934. iv. FiNLEY Henry, b. Nov. 9 or V-'. ';:lvn, Obio.

935. V. Anna B., b. Aug. 19, 18G2, in I'.i - M;, n,

528. JoTiK Crawford' Braixerd (}YiUiaiii'^, Amos'', Jedidiah*.

James', James', DanieP) of So. Brooklvii, Onvnhoga Co.,
Ohio; m., Nov. 10, 1853, Laura Gihn.nv. 1,. Xov. l'; 1833,
in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, dau. of Orrin ami .Li'ii^lia (John-
son) Gilmore. Jerusha Johnson was li. in lladdam, Conn.,
and dau. of John Ely and Jerusha (Ray) Johnson. He
was a wagon maker in Brooklyn Village, Ohio. Mr. John

Crawford Brainerd d. . Mrs. Laura (Gilmore)

Brainerd d. .

Cliildren :

936. i. Effie L., b. Oct. 17, 1860, in Brooklyn Village, Ohio.

ii. William Orrin, b. Oct. 30, 1867, in Brooklyn Village, Ohio.

529. James' Brainerd {WilUam^, Amos^, Jedidiah*, Jame^,

James^, DanieV-) of So. Brooklyn, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio;
m., Feb. 25, 1858, Maria B. Fish, b. Oct. 11, 1837, dau. of
Jonathan and Sarah B. (Young) Fish. He was a farmer
living in Brooklyn Township, Ohio. Mr. James Brainerd
d. . Mrs. Maria B. (Fish) Brainerd d. .

Cliildren :

937. i. Floea M., b. Apr. 5, 1865, in Brooklyn Village, Ohio.
ii. Clara D., b. July 18, 1868, in Brooklyn Village, Ohio.

530. Luther' Brainerd (Demos'^, Amos^, JedidiaJi*, James^,

James^, Daniel^) of Brooklyn, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio;
ni., Sept. 1, 18-10 or '41, Marcia Sprague, b. Sept.
29, 1822, in Nelson, N. H., dau. of Avery and Annis
(Johnson) Sprague. Annis Johnson's father, David John-
son, was a Eevolutionary soldier. Mrs. Marcia (Sprague)
Brainerd d. Nov. 30, 1880, in Brooklyn. He m. (2),
Nov. 30, 1881, Ann J. Sprague, sister of his first wife, h.
Sept. 29, 1837, in Strongsville, Ohio. He was a farmer in
Brooklyn Township, living on the farm on which his father
and grandfather lived, and on which his children now live.



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Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Mr. Luther Brainerd d. . Mrs. Ann J. (Spragne)

Brainerd d. .

Children by the first marriage :

938. i. Nancy Ann, b. Dec. 16, 1842, in Brooklyn, Ohio.

939. ii. Louis A., b. Dec. 8, 1847, in Brooklyn, Ohio.

940. iii. Frank L., b. Jan. 1.5, 1855, in Brooklyn, Ohio.

531. Phebe' Brainerd (Demas^ Amos', Jedidiah\ James^,

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

May 15, 1845, Alfred C. Fish, b. , in Mystic, Conn.,

son of Daniel and Matilda (Chester) Fish. He was a
farmer living in Evansville, Eock Co., Wis. Mr. Alfred
C. Fish d. — . Mrs. Phebe (Brainerd) Fish d. ■ .

Fish children:

i. Maecus H., b. ilch. 11, 1847, in Brooklyn, Ohio; d. Aujr. 30,

1884.
ii. Gilbert N., b. Sept. 12, 1848, in Brooklyn, Ohio; d. Nov. 8,

1865.
iii. Cordelia Naxcy, b. July 5, 1850, in Evansville, Wis.

532. LuciNDA^ Brainerd (Demos'^, Amos', Jedidiah*, James^,

James^, Daniel'-) of Brooklyn, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio; m.,
Dec. 25, 1852, Leonard W. Huntley, b. Oct. 10, 1822, in
Ontario Co., N". Y., son of Ashur and Phebe (Hitchcock)
Huntley. Mr. Leonard W. Huntley d. Nov. 20, 1886, in
Granger, Medina Co., Ohio. His widow resided at that
place. Mrs. Lucinda (Brainerd) Huntley d. .

K"o children.

533. Jared Smith^ Brainerd (Jared Smith^, James^, James*,

James^, James^, DanieP) of Middle Haddam, Middlesex
Co., Conn. ; ni., May 12, or June 9, 1822, Maria Cone, b.
July 28, 1800, in E. Haddam, Conn., dau. of Eobert and
Margaret (Paget or Badget) Cone of the same place. He
was Eepresentative from Killingly in 1840. He was a
moulder in the foundry business, in Killingly, with his
brotlier. Parsons Brainerd. He was shipwrecked on his
return from Texas, where he had been to look up a home.
Mr. Jared Smith Brainerd d. about Sept. 3, 1842. Mrs.
Maria (Cone) Brainerd d. Xov. 26, 189G, ae. 96 yrs.

Children :

941. i. Pamelia Maria, b. Apr. 28, 1823, in Middle Haddam, Conn.

942. ii. Calvin Wllley, b. Dec. 13, 1824, in Middletown, Conn.

iii. Charles H., b. Jan. 3, 1827; d. June 10 or 20, 1862, in St.
Louis Hospital, and was buried in Byron, Ogle Co., 111.
He served about two years in the late Civil War.

943. iv. Jared H., b. Dec. 12, 1829.

944. V. James S., b. June 23, 1833.

945. vi. William E., b. Mch. 3, 1835.

vii. Albert L., b. Apr. 3, 1837; d. Nov. 10 or 18, 1837.



Seventh Generation. 259

946. viii. Fbakcis A., b. May 3, 1839,

ix. Maey E., b. Sept. 22, 1840; d. Jan. IS, 1870, in E. Killingly,
Conn.

534. Parsons' Brainerd (Jared SinlW, James^, James\ Jamcs^,
James^, DanieV-) of Middle Haddam, Middlesex Co.,
Conn.; m., Mary Ann Fenner. He resided in Providence,

R. I. Mr. Parsons Brainerd d. , in Compton or

Pawtucket, R. I. Mrs. Mary Ann (Fenner) Brainerd



d.



Child:

i. Edwin, b. ; res. Northampton, Mass.

535. Harriet Bradford'' Brainerd {Jared Smith^, James',

James*, James^, James^, DanieV-) of Middle Haddam, Mid-
dlesex Co., Conn.; m., Aug. 9, 1826, (by Eev. B. G. Foble)

Pierre Thomas, b. -. He was a native of France.

He was a sword master and professor of fencing in the
A. L. S. and N". Academy of Middleto^-n or New Haven,
Conn. He moved to Rochester, N. Y. Mr. Pierre Thomas

d. . His widow, in 1883, resided in Ithaca, N. Y.

Mrs. Harriet Bradford (Brainerd) Thomas d. in that
place .

Thomas children :

i. Hakriet E., b. ; d. ae. 30 yrs. ; unm.

ii. Louise H., b. ; m. Benjamin Pierson. She was left

a widow at the age of 24 with four children, all of whom
d. young. She then went as a missionary to Japan in the
year 1871, and founded a Missionary Home in Yokohama,
where she was in 1893.

iii. PlEKEE W., b. ; d. ae. 4 yrs.

iv. .Jane, b. ; d. young.

V. Charles, b. ; d. young.

536. Susan' Brainerd {George Stocking^, James=, James*,

Jame^, Jame^, DardeV) of Middletown, Middlesex
Co., Conn.; m., Nov. 17, 1828, George Barnes or Bowers,

b. . Mrs. Susan (Brainerd) Barnes d. 1832 or

1836. Mr. George Barnes or Bowers d. .

Barnes or Bowers children:

i. George, b. .

ii. Enoch, b. .

537. George Stocking" Brainerd {George Stocking^, James^,

James*, James', James^, DanieV-) of Middletown, Middlesex
Co., Conn. ; m., Aug. 1, 1836, Rebecca Ann Lord, b. 1814,
in Windsor Falls, Conn., dau. of Asa and Rebecca (Gibbs)
Lord of Middletown. He moved to Lower Sandusky,
now called Fremont, Ohio. Mrs. Rebecca Ann (Lord)
Brainerd d. in 1840 in that place. He m. (2), ,



260 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Margaret Ann Oakey, b. in Brooklyn, N. Y., dan. of John
and Margaret (Speers) Oakey of the same place. He was
engaged many years in steamboating on the Alabama River,
from Mobile to Montgomery. He resided in Brooklyai, N".

Y. Mr. George Stocking Brainerd d. . Mrs. :\Iar-

garet Ann (Oakey) Brainerd d. -.

Children by the first marriage :
i. Ellen, b. 1837, in Fremont, Ohio.

ii. Lavinia, b. , in Fremont, Ohio; m. in Ohio and moved

to California.

Child by the second marriage :

947. iii. Geobge Stocking, b. Sept. 17, 184.'5.

538. Mehitable' Brainerd {George Stoching'^, Jamcs^. James*,

James^, James^, BanieV-) of Middletown, Middlesex Co.,
Conn.; m., Mch. 10, 1839, Sydney Hopkins, b. Nov. 5,
1815, in Mansfield, Conn., son of Elisha and Susanna
(Metcalf) Hopkins of Middletown, Conn. He lived in
Middletown. Mrs. Mehitable (Brainerd) Hopkins d. in
1840. He m. (2), Feb. 4, 1844, her sister, Harriet Maria
Brainerd. Mrs. Harriet Maria (Brainerd) Hopkins d.
1849. He m. (3), Harriet Johnson. Mr. Sydnev Hop-
kins d. .

Hopkins child by the first marriage :

i. Mart B., b. Mch. 3, 1840, in MiddIoto\TO, Conn.

539. James M.' Brainerd {George Stocking'', James^, James*,

Jame^, James^, Daniel^) of Middletown, Middlesex Co.,
Conn.; m., Feb. 24, 1839, Mary Jane Covington, in Mo-
bile, Ala., b. Dec. 3, 1824, in Benton, Ala. He was steam-
boating with his brother, George Stocking, and was captain
of the steamer nmning from Mobile to Montgomery. He
lived in Mobile, Ala. Mr. James M. Brainerd d. Oct. 20,
1868, ae. 50 yrs., 4 mos., 11 ds. Mrs. Mary Jane (Coving-
ton) Brainerd d. .

Children :

948. i. William J., b. Sept. 2.5, 1841, in Mobile, Ala.

949. ii. Hakriet A., b. Feb. 1, 184.5, in Mobile, Ala.

iii. Oklean J., b.July 20, 1847, in Mobile, Ala.; d. May 25, 1869.
iv. Emma W., b. Feb. 13, 1858, in Mobile, Ala.; d. Aug. 20, 1863.

950. V. Minnie S., b. Jan. 9, 1861, in Mobile, Ala.

540. Harriet Maria' Br.4.inerd {George Stocking^, James^,

James*, James', James^, Daniel^) of Middletown, Middlesex
Co., Conn.; m., Feb. 4, 1844, at So. Farms, Middletown,
Conn., Sidney Hopkins, b. Nov. 5, 1815, in Mansfield,
Conn., son of Elisha and Susanna (Metcalf) Hopldns.
She was his second wife, his first wife being her older sister.



Seventh Generation. 261

Mrs. Harriet Maria (Brainerd) Hopkins d. 1849. He m.
(3), Harriet Johnson. Mr. Sidney Hopkins d. .

Hopkins children :

i. Harriet M., b. Nov. 11, 1845, in Middlctown, Conn.; m., Jan.
27, 1876, George A. Jones, res. Mobile, Ala. Ch. : 1. Mary
Brainerd, b. Jan. 20, 1879. 2. Ellen Moore, b. Oct. 3, 1880.
3. George A., b. Oct. 22, 1883. 4. Will Brainerd, b. June
11, 1S87.

ii. James B., b. Dec. 22. 1847. in Middleto\vn, Conn.

iii. Arthur E., b. Oct. 5, 1849, in MiddletoAvn, Conn.; res. Mid-
land, ]\Iich.

541. John Eussell' Beaineud {BusseW, James^, James*, Jame^,

James^, DanieV-) of Middle Haddam, Middlesex Co.,
Conn.; m. (by John II. Crane), May 22, 1843, or May 2,
1844, by Middletown ch. rec. Emily H. Goodrich, b. May
22, 1822, dau of Selah and Fanny (Brooks) Goodrich of
Middletown, Conn. He was a house carpenter living in
Westfield Society, Meriden, Conn. Mrs. Emily H. (Good-
rich) Brainerd d. Jan. 29, 1869, ae. 46 yrs., 8 mos., 7 ds.
Mr. John Eussell Brainerd d. .

Children :

i. Fannie E., b. Sept. 10, 1845, in Meriden, Conn.; d. Oct. 15,

1878.
ii. Frederick R., b. Jan. 20, 1848, in Meriden, Conn.; d. Apr. 6,

1874.
951. iii. Selah G., b. Sept. 15, 1850. in Meriden, Conn.

iv. Benjamin C, b. Mch. 10, 1856, in Meriden, Conn. In 1890 he

was living in Claymont, Del.

542. Edwin Augustus' Brainerd (RiisselP, Jwme^, James*,

James^, James-, DanieV-) of Middle Haddajn, Middlesex
Co., Conn.; m., May 9, 1847, Mary Ann Hall of Brooklyn.
N. y. He lived in Middle Haddam, Conn. He was grand
juror nine years, board of relief two, and board of educa-
tion two, and a member of the legislature in the winter of
1870 and '71, and on the committee on military affairs.
Mr. Edwin Augustus Brainerd d. Nov. 4, 1901, ae. 81 yTS.,
6 mos. Mrs. Mary Ann (Hall) Brainerd d. .

Cliildren :

i. Wall.^ce Cabey, b. May 12, 1848, in Brookhni, N. Y.; d. Dec.

9, 1871, ae. 23 yrs.,"8 mos.
ii. An infant, b. ; d. young.

543. Eliza Ann' Brainerd {RusseW, Jam.e^, James*, James^,

James^, Daniel^) of Middle Haddam, Middlesex Co.,
Conn.; m., May 29, 1842, Benjamin Bushnell Wilcox, b.
Sept. 28, 1819, son of Henry and Jenette (Bushnell) Wil-
cox of Deep Eiver. Conn. He lived in Meriden, Conn.,
afterwards in Brooklyn, N. Y. Mrs. Eliza Ann Brainerd
d. .



Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Wilcox chilclren:

Louisa, b. 1843, in Meriden, Conn.
James, b. 1846, in Meriden, Conn.
CuETis, b. 1848, in Meriden, Conn.
Samuel, b. 1851, in Meriden, Conn.

544. James Paesons' Braineed {RusseW, Jame^, James*,

James^, James^, Daniel^) of Middle Haddam, Middlesex
Co., Conn.; m., in 1855, in Hartford, Conn., Eliza Smith
Pond, b. Apr. 19, 1834, in Northampton, Mass., dau. of
Levi and Wealtha (Day) Pond of Northampton, Mass.
He was of the firm of tlie Brainerd & Armstrong Co., silk
thread manufacturers, and was the first president of the
company. He lived in Cambridge, Mass. Mr. James
Parsons Brainerd d. .

Children :

A son, b. Jan. 13, 1857, in Hartford, Conn.

A dau., b. May 14, 1858, in Hartford, Conn.

Alla Elizabeth, b. May 14, 1860, in Cambridge, Mass.

Inez, b. Mch. 9, 1864, in Cambridge, Mass. ; d. Jan. 10, 1867.
V. Sarah Pond, b. July 29, 1868, in Cambridge, Mass.
vi. Chakles Russell, b. May 29, 1870, in Cambridge, Mass.

545. Sarah Jane' Brainerd {Russell^, James^, James*, James^,

James^, Daniel^) of Middle Haddam, Middlesex Co.,
Conn. ; m., Nov. 25, 1817, Jeremiah Humphre Taylor, b.
Feb. 3, 1797, in Middle Haddam, Conn., son of Jeremiah
and Lucy (Brainerd) Taylor. She was his second wife.
He lived in Cobalt, Conn. Mr. Jeremiah Humphre Tay-
lor d. Oct. 27, 1882, ae. 85 yrs., 8 mos., 21 ds. Mrs. Sarah
Jane (Brainerd) Taylor d. ■ .

Taylor children :

i. Heney Braineed, b. Sept. 14, 1848, in Cobalt, Conn.; d. Feb.

6, 1852, ae. 3 yrs., 5 mos.
ii. Francis ISrainerd, b. Apr. IS, 1S52, in Cobalt, Conn.; res.

Cobalt, Conn.
iii. Mary Elizabeth, b. Meh. 26, 1867, in Cobalt, Conn.: ra. Oliver

Shepard.

546. William Heney^ Brainerd {Russell^, James', James*.

James^, James^, Daniel*) of Middle Haddam, Middlesex
Co., Conn.; m., Apr. 23, 1860, Sarah Jennett Wilcox, b.
Nov. 2, 1835, in Meriden, Conn., dau. of William T. and
Minerva (Gaylord) Wilcox of Meriden, Conn. He lived in
Brooklyn, N. Y., and was in the employ of the Brady Man-
ufacturing Co., machinists. Mr. William Henry Brainerd

d. . Mrs. Sarah Jennett (Wilcox) Brainerd

d. .

ChUd:

i. Carrie Louise, b. Nov. 24, 1862, in New Haven, Conn.



Seventh Generation. 263

547. Ansel Tracy' Brainerd {James\ IchabocV', James*, Jame^,

James^, Daniel^) of Slaterville, Tompkins Co., N. Y. ; m.,
Feb. 23, 1828, or Feb. 9, 1829, Ncancy Boime Bush, b. Oct.
22, 1806, in Hurley, N. Y., dau. of Isaac and Martha
(Boune) Bush of Slaterville, N. Y. In early life he was
engaged in the manufacture of boots and shoes, afterwards
gloves and mittens, and in his later years he carried on the
tobacco business at Ithaca, N. Y., where he had a large fac-
tory. Mr. Ansel Tracy Brainerd d. Aug. 9, 1856, in
Slaterville, N". Y. Mrs. Nancy Boune (Bush) Brainerd d.
Apr. 29, 1884.

Children :

953. i. Harriet Albina, b. Jan. 1, 1830, in town of Caroline, N. Y.

954. ii. William Wallace, b. Oct. 18, 1832, in town of Caroline, N. Y.

548. Sally Ann' Brainerd {James^, Ichahod^, James\ Jennet,

Jame^, DanieP) of Slaterville, Tompkins Co., N. Y. ; m.,
Dec. 24, 1833, in Slaterville, N. Y., John Van Valkenberg,
b. July 26, 1799, in Troy, N. Y., son of Joseph and Ruth
Ann (Beebe) Van Valkenberg. He was a farmer in
Wellsboro, Pa. Mr. John Van Valkenberg d. May 3, 1873,
ae. 77 yrs., 9 mos., 7 ds. Mrs. Sally Ann (Brainerd) Van
Vallvenberg d. June 3 or 5, 1880, ae. 71 yrs., 1 d.

Van Valkenberg children :

i. Jakes Henry, b. May 21, 1835, in Slaterville, N. Y.; d. June

13, 1837.
ii. Annie Eliza, b. Oct. 18, 1837, in Slaterville, N. Y.
iii. Henry Augustus, b. Aug. 15, 1838, in Slaterville, N. Y.

He engaged in general merchandise in Wellsboro, Pa.
iv. Charles Goodrich, b. Aug. 21, 1840, in Slaterville, N. Y.
V. Abbie Maria, b. Mch. 24, 1842, in Slaterville, N. Y. ; d. May 26,

1844.
vi. James William, b. Aug. 24, 1844, in Slaterville, N. Y.

549. Ephraim Goodrich' Brainerd {James^, Ichahod^, James*,

James^, James^, DanieV-) of Slaterville, Tompkins Co., N.
Y.; m. Nancy Todd Hall, b. June 13, 1813, in Oxford, N.
Y., dau. of John and Hannah (Weed) Hall. He was sev-
eral years a tobacco manufacturer in Ithaca, N. Y., also a
merchant. He moved to Magnaketa, Jefferson Co., Iowa,
and then to Davenport, Iowa. Mr. Ephraim Goodrich
Brainerd d. June 15, 1889, ae. 78 yrs., 1 mo., 25 ds. After
his death she resided in Davenport. Mrs. Nancy Todd
(Hall) Brainerd d. .

Children :

i. Julia Ann, b. Mch. 2, 1838, in Slaterville, N. Y.; d. Oct., 1838.

955. ii. Francis Henry, b. May 29, 1840, in Slaterville, N. Y.

iii. A son, b. Sept. 7, 1842, in Slatersville, N. Y.; d. ae. 5 wks.
iv. George, b. May 28, 1843, in Berkshire, N. Y.; d. Dec, 1843.
V. Feedebick, b. Sept. 7, 1846, in Berkshire, N. Y.



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Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.



550. Chester Augustus' Brainerd {Jamcs^, Ichabod^, James*,

Jame^, James', Daniel^) of Slaterville, Tompkins Co., N.
Y.; m., Nov. 17, 1841, Jane Eliza Eobison, b. in Slater-
ville, town of Caroline, N. Y., dau. of James and Polly
(Knickerb acker) Eobison of Slaterville, N. Y. He was
a merchant. Mr. Chester Augustus Brainerd d. Sept. 11,

1886, ae. 69 yrs., 6 mos., 13 ds.. in Ashland, Bayfield Co.,
Wis., where she continued to live. Mrs. Jane Eliza (Eobi-
son) Brainerd d. .

Child:

i. James Edwin, b. Oct. 30, 1842, in Slaterville, N. Y.; d. Apr. 9,
1802.

551. Edward Cook' Brainerd (Ichahod'', Ichabod', James*.

Javie^, James^, DanieV-) of CooperstowTi, Otsego Co., N".
Y. ; m., Feb. 11, 1834, or '35, in Berkshire, N. Y., Maria
Baker, b. Feb. 23, 1806, in Lenox, Mass., dau. of Water-
man and Mercy (Bowen) Baker. He lived in Berkshire,
Cuyahoga Co.. Ohio, and later in Cooperstown, IST. Y.
Mr. Edward Cook Brainerd d. Aug. 14, 1841, ae. 33 yrs.,
10 mos., 1 d., in Cooperstown. She returned to her old
home, living there till her death. Mrs. ]\Iaria (Baker)
Brainerd d. .

Children :

A eliild, b. , in Berkshire, X. Y. : d. yoimg.

A cliild, b. , in Berkshire. N. Y. ; d. young.

Ch.\rles Edward, b. Dec. 3, 1839, in Berkshire, N. Y.

552. Jared' Brainerd (Ichabod^, Ichahod', James*, Jamcs^,

James^, DanieV-) of Cooperstown, Otsego Co., N". Y. ; m.,
Feb. 21, 1839, Mary L. Fuller, in Hartwick, N. Y., of
Cooperstown, IST. Y. He was a farmer in Cooperstown,
N. Y. Mr. Jared Brainerd d. Sept. 19, 1873, ae. 63 yrs.,
3 mos., 16 ds., in Prestown, Otsego Co., IST. Y. She was an
invalid for many years, and blind the last two months of
her life. Mrs. Mary L. (Fuller) Brainerd d. Aug. 24,

1887, in her 75th year. She adopted Enuna Fuller, the
daughter of her brother, Albert Gardener Fuller. She
married Albert Gardener.

No children.

553. Lewis Nash' Brainerd {Ichahod^, Ichahod', James*, James^,

James^, DanieV) of Cooperstown, Otsego Co., N. Y. ; m.,
Mch. 4, 1841, Clarissa Waterman, b. Feb. 10, 1817, in
Cooperstown, dau. of Timothy and Lucy (Tanner) Water-
man. He was a carpenter, and lived in Cooperstown, N.
Y. until 1854, when he moved to Sterling, 111., where he
has since lived. Mrs. Clarissa (Waterman) Brainerd d.



Seventh Generation. 265

Sept. 1, 1879. Mr. Lewis ISTash Brainerd d. Jan. Q, 1887,
ae. 71: yrs., 11 mos., 25 ds.

Children:

957. i. Ann Eliza, b. Aug. 23, 1842, in Cooperstown, N. Y.

958. ii. Hattie Ellen, b. June 4, 1844, in Coopersto\vn, N. Y.

554. William Henry' Brainekd {Ichabod^, IclmhocV', James*,

Jame^j Jamesr, Daniel'-) of Coopersto\\Ti, Otsego Co., N.
Y.; m., Sept. 1, 1810, Caroline Elizabeth Wilson, b. Dec.
27, 1832, in Cooperstov^^l, N. Y., dau. of William Onder-
dunck and Aurelia (Osborn) Wilson. They settled in
Sehiiylers Lalce, N. Y., in 1842, moved to Cooperstown,
N. Y., and in 1853, to California, reaching Sacramento
City, May 8, 1S53. He was a ranchman and vine grower.
Mr. William Henry Brainerd d. Feb. 28, 1877, ae. 61 yrs.,
89 ds. She lived in the Mai'gueritta Home in California
after lier husband's death. Mrs. Caroline Elizabeth (Wil-
son) Brainerd d. .

Children :

i. Henkt Wiutney, b. Feb. 13, 1843, in Coopel■sto^^-n, N. Y.; d.
Feb. 13, 1843.

959. ii. Edward Wilso', b. May 8, 1848, in New York City.

555. Eliphalet Paesons" Brainerd {David Williams^, Ichahod^,

James*, James^, James^, Daniel'-) of Cortland, Cortland
Co., N. Y.; m., Jan. 23, 1833, Elvira Crosby, b. May 1,
1813, dau. of Elisha and Kachel (Salisbury) Crosby. Mrs.
Elvira (Crosbv) Brainerd d. Apr. 20, 1851, ae. 11 yrs., 11
mos., 19 ds. He m. (2), Mch. 14, 1855, Sally Maria

(French) Leach, b. . He lived in Cortland, N. Y.

Mrs. Sally Maria (French) (Leach) Brainerd d. Mch. 17,
1883, in her 73d year, at Eockford, 111. Mr. Eliphalet
Parsons Brainerd d. Apr. 23, 1891.

Cliildren :

960. i. Emma Elviba, b. Dec. 13, 1833, in Cortland, N. Y.

961. ii. Ceylon Parsons, b. Aug. 17, 1835, in Cortland, N. Y.
9G2. iii. Laura Amelia, b. Dee. 11, 1839, in Cortland, N. Y.

iv. Justus Blair, b. Feb. 13, 1844, in Cortland, N. Y.; enlisted
Maj', 1861, in Co. A, 2d Regt., Minn. V. Inf. He was taken
sick with what was supposed to be a cold, on the march
from Somerset to Louisville, Ky., but which proved to be
measles, then pneumonia set in and he lived only tliree
days. He d. in the U. S. service in the hospital in Louis-
ville, Ky., Mch. 3, 1862, ae. 18 yrs. and 20 ds. He was
buried in Cave Hill cemetery, sec. A , range 12, grave 15.

963. V. Andrew Curtls, b. May 25. 1846, in Cortland, N. Y.

964. vi. Ella Fidelta, b. Dec. 2," 1851, in Cortland, N. Y.

556. Nancy Lewis' Brainerd {David Williams^, Ichahod^,

James*, James^, James^, Daniel'-) of Cortland, Cortland
Co., N. Y'. ; m., Apr, 13, 1854, Leonard W. Love, b. .



266 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Mrs. Nancy Lewis (Brainerd) Love d. Mch. 11, 1874, ae.
48 yrs., 10 ds. Mr. Leonard W. Love d. .

No children.

557. Alvah' Brainerd {Alfred Ell^, Eli', Dudley^, James^,
James^, Daniel^) of Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., Mich.; m.,

, Sarah Green, in Ensh, Monroe Co., N. Y., b. July

18, 1811, dau. of Daniel and Hannah (Jordan) Green.
Mr. Alvah Brainerd d. Apr. 6, 1879, ae. 67 yrs., 28 ds.
After his death she lived in Macomb, Macomb Co.. Mich.
Mrs. Sarah (Green) Brainerd d. Aug. 11, 1898.

Children :



E, b. Jan. 14, 1S32, in Grand Blanc, Mich.; d. Jan. 17,

1832.
ii. Aldbidge Ika, b. Apr. 30, 183.5, in Grand Blanc, Mich.
iii. Minerva C, b. Apr. 14, 1837, in Grand Blanc, Mich.
iv. Caroline C, b. Feb. 19, 1844, in Gland Blanc, Mich.
v. AsENATii, b. Apr. 1, 1846, in Grand Blanc, Mich.
vi. Henrietta Gkeen, b. July 14, 1848, in Grand Blanc, Mich,
vii. Theodoee T., b. Dec. 10, 1853, in Grand Blanc, Mich.; d. Aug.

28, 18.55 or 1863.
viii. Alfred, b. Apr. 25, 1855, in Grand Blanc, Mich; d. Aug. 28,

1855 or 1863, and bdth are buried in one grave.

558. Alice' Brainerd (Alfred EW, EW, Dudley*, James^, James^,
DanieP) of Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., Mich.; m., about
1830, Philo Miner, b. Aug. 2, 180G, son of Martin Miner.
He was a farmer in Grand Blanc, Mich. Mr. Philo Miner
d. May 7, 1884, ae. 77 yrs., 9 mos., 5 ds., in Oakwood, Oak-
land Co., Mich. Mrs. Alice (Brainerd)- Miner d. Jan. 27,
1890, ae. 80 vrs.. 28 ds. Tlior both died m Oakwood,
Mich.

Miner children :

1. Alfred B., b. , in Grand Blanc, Jlieli. He was town-
ship treasurer for several years in G^rand Blanc. He moved
to Colton, San Bernardino Co., Cal.

ii. Spencer, b. , in Gr.and Blanc, Mich.

iii. Ursula, b. , in Grand Blanc, ]\Iich. : m. Chas. Bates,

carpenter and builder, living in Arizona.

iv. Esther, b. , in Grand Blanc, Mich.; d. Apr. 14, 1832,



559. Eli' Brainerd {Alfred Eli^, Elv", Dudley*, Jamcs^, James",
Daniel*) of Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., Mich.; m., July 3,
1838, in Grand Blanc, Mich., Almira Straw, b. 1820, in
Lewiston, Niagara Co., N. Y., dau. of William and So-
phronia (Williams) Straw. He was in the Clock and
Watch business, and treasurer cf the Cemetery Association,
and a farmer in Grand Blanc, Mich. He lived in the state
a period of 45 years. Mr. Eli Brainerd d. Feb. 15, 1887,
ae. 70 yrs., in Saline, Mich. Mrs. Almira (Straw) Brain-
erd d. .



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Children:



i. Andelusia, b. Mch. 28, 1840, in Grand Blanc, Mich.; d. Oct.
11, 1840.

970. ii. Mart C, b. June 18, 1841, in Grand Blanc, Mich.

971. iii. Edna, b. Feb. 4, 1846, in Grand Blanc, Mich.

iv. Clarinda E., b. Sept. 15, 1848, in Grand Blanc, Mich.; d. June
29, 1852.

972. V. Ira Newton, b. Feb. 3, 1852, in Grand Blanc, Mich.

973. vi. Ambrose N., b. Aug. 5, 1853, in Grand Blanc, Mich.

560. GuRDOx Spestcer' Beaineed (Alfred Eli', Eli', Dudley*,

Jiiiiirs". Jiimfs", Daniel}) of Grand Blanc, Genesee Co.,
Midi. ; 111.. Sc]it., 1843. Elvira Shaw Woodworth, h. Apr.
3, LS'.'-.', in Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, dan. of Amos and Polly
(Shaw) Woodworth. Mrs. Elvira Shaw (Woodworth)



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