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James^, DanieV-) of Brooklyn, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio; m.,
Dec. 13, 1843, Lucretia Kelley, b. Sept. 14, 1824, in Ham-
burg, Erie Co., N. Y., dau. of Stephen and Ruth (Black-
mar) Kelley. He was a farmer in Elsie, Mich. Mr. Wil-
liam Brainerd d. . Mrs. Lucretia (Kelley) Brain-
erd d. .

Children :

i. Alfred, b. Sept. 12, 1844, in Strongsville, Ohio.
ii. Harriet, b. May 17, 1846, in Strongsville, Ohio.
iii. Lydia b, Oct. 3, 1848, in Strongsville, Ohio.
iv. Ada, b. Jan. 29, 1857, in Strongsville, Ohio.
V. Cora, b. Sept. 7, 1865, in Fairfield, Mich.

704. Joseph Lochland' Brainerd {NeweW, Simon^, Simon*,

Alijah^, James-, Daniel'-) of Middle Haddam, Middlesex

Co., Conn.; m., Nov. 27, 1823, Rachel H. Rich, b. ,

dau. of George and Rich. Mr. Joseph Loehland

Brainerd d. Sept. 18, 1837. ae. 32 vrs., 3 mos., 26 ds. She

m. (2), Oct. 3, 1842, Giles Goff. Mr. Giles Goff d. .

She m. (3). Timothv Tvler of Haddam. Conn. She had

Seventh Generation. 319

one child by the second marriage, called Kate Goff, who
married Mr. Tibbals. Mrs. Eachel H. (Rich) (Brainerd)
(Goff) Tyler d. .

Children :

1105. i. JosEPir LocHLASD, b. July 4. 1824. in Middle Haddam, Conn.

1106. ii. Alice Ann, b. Aug. 12, 1827, iu Middle Haddam, Conn,
iii. John Marshall, b. Jan. 5, 1830, in Middle Haddam, Conn.

1107. iv. Newell Ashbell, b. Apr. 18, 1833, in Middle Haddam, Conn.
V. Theodobe Asahel, b. July 5, 1837, in Middle Haddam, Conn.;

d. young.

705. Abulia Elizabeth^ Brainerd {NeweP, Simon^, Simon*^

Ahijah^, James^, DanieV-) of Middle Haddam, Middlesex
Co., Conn.; m., Sept. 26, 1833, David Nelson Arnold, b.
Apr. 2, 1810, in Haddam, Conn., son of David and Fanny
(Smith) Arnold (by Rev. Stephen Alonzo Loper). He
was a builder in Middletown, Conn. He built the Middle-
town Savings Bank, College Library, and many other public
buildings. Mr. David Nelson Arnold d. Apr., 1877, ae.
67 yrs. Mrs. Abulia Elizabeth (Brainerd) Arnold d. Feb.
17, 1892, ae. 84 yrs., 20 ds., in Middletown.

Arnold children:

i. Wilbur Russell, b. Sept. 13, 1834. iu Middletown, Conn.; d.
Aug. 27, 1842, ae. 8 yrs.

ii. Louisa Elizabeth, b. Feb. 3, 1837, in Middletown, Conn.; m.
Albino M. Gardner. She was divorced. Gardner ch.: 1,
Carrie Louisa, b. Apr. 10, 1858. She m. (2) Oct. 15, 1862,
Eev, James W. Bramble. Mrs. Louisa Elizabeth (Arnold)
(Gardner) Bramble d. May 4, 1873, ae. 36 yrs., 2 mos.
Bramble eh.: 2. Mary Emma, b. Nov. 18. 1864.

706. George' Brainerd (Sclah^, Simon', Simon\ Ahija¥, James-,

Daniel'-) of Portland, Middlesex Co., Conn. ; m. (by J. N.
Sprague, pastor of tlie Fourth Congregational Church,
Hartford), Jan. 8, 1840, Julia Ann M. Palmer, b. June
5, 1820, in Windsor, Conn., dau. of John and Abigail
(Bidwell) Palmer of the same place. He was a tanner by
trade, but he worked most of his time at shoemaking. He
was also a farmer. He lived in Hartford, Conn. Mr.
George Brainerd d. Mch. 14, 1878, ae. 64 yrs., 11 mos., 10
ds. His widow lived in Erie, Pa. Mrs. Julia Ann M.
(Pabner) Brainerd d. Jan. 27, 1899, in Erie, Pa. Inter-
ment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.

Children :

1108. i. Edwin, b. Nov. 1, 1840, in — .

ii. Ellen Theresa, b. Mch. 20, 1843. in .

1109. iii. George W., b. Julv 10, 1845.

1110. iv. Arthur Henby, b. Jan. 20, 1847.

707. Giles Knowles' Brainerd {Selali^, Simon^, Simon*',

Abijah^, James^, Daniel^) of Portland, Middlesex Co.,

Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Conn.: m., June 19, 1S3G, ilary Miles Hall, li. Mch. 10,
1819, in Portland, Conn., dau. of William and Catherine
or Mercy (Miles) Hall of the same place. He was a mer-
chant tailor in Hartford, Conn. Mr. Giles Knowles Brain-
erd d. Mch. 15, 1853, ae. 37 yrs., 2 mos. Mrs. Marv Miles
(Hall) Brainerd d. Mch. 10, 1876, ae. 57 yrs.

nil. i. WnilAM Hall, b. Apr. 9, 1838, in Hartford, Conn.

1112. ii. Cathebine LotilSA, b. Sept. 23, 1840, in Hartford, Conn.

iii. Giles Knowles, b. July 23, 1845, in Hartford. Conn.; d. Aug.
22, 1848, ae. 3 yrs.

1113. iv. Elizabeth Sage, b. July 28, 1848, in Hartford, Conn.

1114. V. Henry Knowles, b. July 4, 1852, or July 5, 1851, in Hartford,

Conn., by town records.

708. Mary' Brainekd {Selah^, Simon', Simon*, AhijaV, Jamc^,

DanicP) of Portland, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Nov. 23,

1845, Samuel Davis of Xew Britain, b. . He was

a brass moulder. Mr. Samuel Davis d. . ilrs.

Mary (Brainerd) Davis d. .

Davis children:

i. Charles, b. : res. ileriden. Conn.

ii. A dau., b. — — ■ — ; d. ae. 1 yr.
iii. Elizabeth, b. .

709. Maria' Brainerd {Selah^, Simorv', Simon*, AUjaJi^, James',

Daniel^) of Portland, Middlesex Co., Conn.; m., Sept. 20,

1846, Sherman Coles,* b. Apr. 9, 1822, in Berlin, Conn.,

son of . He was a farmer in Kensington, Conn.

Mr. Sherman Coles d. Oct. 1, 1872, ae. 49 yrs., 6 mos.,
22 ds. Mrs. Maria (Brainerd) Coles d. June 13, 1873,
ae. 52 yrs.

Coles children :

1. Ellen, b. Oct. 12, 1853, in Berlin, Conn.; d. .

ii. Elwood, b. Dec. 11, 1854, in Berlin, Conn.

iii. Ada, b. Feb. 14, 1855, in Berlin, Conn.; lived in Berlin, Conn.

iv. Clifford Cortes, b. Sept. 15, 1856. in Berlin, Conn.

710. Sarah' Brainerd (Selah^, Simon^, Simon*, Abijah^, James",

Da.nieP) of Portland, Middlesex Co.. Conn.: m., Nov. 26,
1846, Edward Jabez Langdon, b. Oct. 16, 1821, in Berlin,
Conn., son of Jabez and Amy (Bronson) Langdon. He
was a farmer in Berlin. Mrs. Sarah (Brainerd) Langdon
d. Dec. 30. 1855, ae. 32 yrs. Mr. Edward Jabez Langdon
d. Jan. 1, 1891. ae. 69 vrs., 2 mos.. 15 ds.

Langdon children :

i. Wn-BER L., b. Sept. 26, 1847. in Berlin. Conn.
* In the record at Portland, Conn., the name is spelled Cowles.

Seventh Generation. 321

ii. Elizabeth, b. Apr. 22, 1854, in Berlin, Conn. ; d. May C, 1854,

ae. 2 wks.
iii. MiNEEVA, b. Dec. 3, IS.5.5, in Berlin, Conn.: d. May 15, 1856,

ae. 5 mos., 2 ds.

711. Emily Augusta' Brainerd {Selah^, Simon?, Simon*,

Abijah^, James-, Daniel'^) of Hartford, Hartford Co.,
Conn.; m., Sept. 23, 1852, (Oct. 18, 1852, by town
records), Eev. Henry McClory in St. John's Church,
Hartford (by Eev. A. C. Cox), b. in Ireland. He was
rector iu St. James' Church. Westville, Conn. He was
living in Chicago, and was in 1891 a lawyer. Mrs. Emily
Augusta (Brainerd) McClory d. Apr. 2(3, 1856. Mr. or
Eev. Henry McClory d. '—.

McClory children :

i. Emily A., b. Aug. 30, 1853, in Hartford, Conn.; m. Horace
B. Wood. She was divorced. She m. (2) William H. Lock-
wood, both of Hartford, Conn. Child by the first marriage.
1. Alfred Burdette, b. July 23, 1877, in Hartford, Conn.

ii. Henbt S., b. Apr. 2, 1855, in Westville. Conn.

712. David C Br.unerd (SeJaJi^, Simon^, Simoii\. Abijah',

James^, DanieV-) of Hartford. Hartford Co., Conn.; m.,
Jan. 1, 18G1, or Dec. 31. isco. l,v d.wn records (by Thomas
H. Burcli, pastor of the M( thoili^t l^piscopal Church, Hart-
ford, Conn.), Frances M. Frazicr, b. May 6, 1812, in Brat-
tleboro, Vt., dau. of E. H. and Arathusa (Kittridge)
Frazier, then of Hartford. He was a contractor at
Sharp's, and then at Weed's shop, Hartford, and af-
terward a mechanic in New York. Mrs. Frances M.
(Frazier) Brainerd d. May 19, 1894, in New York City,
and was interred in Hartford, Conn. Mr. David C. Brain-
erd d. Aug. 16, 1903, ae. 68 yrs., 4 mos., 24 ds., in Hart-
ford, Conn., where he had been living for several years past.

Children :

1115. i. Edith Frances, b. Nov. 24, 18G1, in Hartford, Conn.

1116. ii. Ellen Lunette, b. May 17, 1S67, in Hartford, Conn.

iii. Daisy, b. Aug. 17, 1871, in New York, N. Y.; d. Dec. 13, 1889,

in Hartford, Conn,
iv. Flora Violet, b. July 17, 1875, in Hartford, Conn.; d. ae. 2 or

3 yrs., in Newark, N. J.

713. Ellen Frances' Brainegb {SelcJi^, Simon^, Simon*,

Abijaih^, James^, Daniel^) of Hartford, Hartford Co.,
Conn.; m.. May 11, 1864, Florence Meafoy, b. Apr. 13,
1841, in Litchfield, Conn., son of Lemuel 6. and Hannah
(Larkins^ Meafoy. He was a hospital nurse, and lived in
Hartford, Conn. Mr. Florence Meafoy d. Jan. 26, 1907,
at the hospital in Hartford. Mrs. Ellen Frances (Brain-
erd) Meafoy d. .

No children.

322 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

714. Betsey^ Brainerd [Dariits^, Jcptlia?, Simon\. Abijalr.

James", Daniel^) of Windham, Bradford Co., Pa.; m..
June 9, 1825, Orson Pearl, b. June 24, 1804, in Willington,
Tolland Co., Conn., son of Daniel and Polly (Hortou)
Pearl. He with his parents moved to New York State,
and about four A'ears later he removed to Pennsylvania.
In 1835 he settled in Owego, N". Y., where he resided until
1854, when he removed to Afton, 111., where he was many
years a justice of the peace, and township treasurer.
Mrs. Betsey (Brainerd) Pearl d. Mob. 2, 1872, ae. 63 yrs.,
3 mos., 3 ds., in Afton Township, DeKalli Co., 111.
He m. (2), Catherine (Low) Crafts, widow of Alba Svkes
Crafts. He (1890) lived in Waterman, DeKalb Co.," III.
He i.^ blind. Mr. Orson Pearl d. .

Pearl children:

i. Maby Ann, b. June 30, 1827, in Windham, Pa.

ii. Julius C, b. Mch. 30, 1S29. in Owego, N. Y.

iii. Obson D., b. Aug. 22, 1831, in Windham, Pa.; d. Oct. 23, 1837.

in Owego, N. Y.
iv. Daniel, b. July 3, 1833, in Warren, Pa.; d. July 5, 1833, in

Warren, Pa.
V. Charlotte M., b. Feb. 28, 1835, in Warren, Pa.; d. Oct. 31,

1839, in Owego, N. Y.
vi. Chari,es, b. Dec. 9, 1835, in Owego, N. Y.; d. Dee. 10, 1836,

in Owego, N. Y.
vii. Chablotte L., b. July 5, 1841, in Owego, N. Y.; m. Mr. Dean.

and lives in Waterman, 111.
viii. Sarah J., b. Mch. 5, 1843, in Owego. N. Y.; m. Mr. :\Iosher.

She d. Sept. 22 1881, in Kinslev, Kas.
ix. Helen A. R., b. Apr. 25, 1847, in Owego, N. Y.; m. Mr. Curry.

She d. Feb. 17, 1879, in Pomona, Franklin Co., Kas.
X. Charles P., b. Mch. 25, 1851, in Owego, N. Y.; is a merchant

in Chana, Ogle Co.. 111.

715. Andrew C Br.uxekd {Darius'^. Jeptlia?, Simon*. Ahijalv, '

lames'^, Daniel^) of Windham, Bradford Co.. Pa.; m..
1833, Jane De Groff, b. Sept.. 1816, dau. of :\[inard and
Charity (Wiley) De Groff. He was a farmer in Athens.
Pa. Mr. Andrew C. Brainerd d. Nov. or Dec. 18, 1885,
ae. 74 yrs.. in Litchfield, Pa. She lived in Athens, Brad-
ford Co.. Pa., after his death. Mrs. Jane (De Groff)
Brainerd d. May 35, 1891, ae. 75 yrs.

Children :


Cynthia, b. Oct. 25. 1834, in Litelifield, Pa.



Lewis L., b. Apr. 1, 183G, in Litchfield, Pa.


Henry A., b. Jan. 21, 1838, in Litchfield, Pa.



David Mac, b. Dee. 2, 1840, in Litchfield, Pa.


Charity, b. Jan. 27, 1843, in Litchfield, Pa.



Rachel, b. May 22, 1845, in Litchfield, Pa.


Samuel M.. b.'Dec. 0, 1847, in Litchfield, Pa.



. Fanny, b. Nov. G. 1848. in Litchfield, Pa.

Orson, b. Apr. 22, 1852, in Litchfield, Pa.; d. Apr

ae. 22 yrs.
Candis, b. Apr. 22. 1859, in Litchfield, Pa.
John, b. Dec. 16. 1860. in Litchfield, Pa.; d. Mch. 4

Seventh Generation. 323

716. Simon' Beaineed* {Darius^, Jepthw'. Sinioii*, Ahijah',

James'. DanieV-) of Windham, BnuU'ord Co., Pa.; m.,
June 4, 1840, Mary Ann Corbin, b. May 31, 1816, dau. of
Oliver and Lucy B. (Hill) Corbin. They lived in Windham
Center, Pa. Mrs. Mary Ann (Corbin) Bramerd d. Apr.
8. 1878. ^Ir. Simon Brainerd d. May, 189-2, ao. 79 yrs.

Children :

i. Franlls. b. ilcli. 20, 1841, in Windham tenter. P;i.; d. Oct.
2.3, 1857.
1120. ii. Cii.^KLES Feed, b. Sept. 20, 1846, in Windham Center, Pa.

iii. Susan, b. Jan. 30, 1851, in Windham Center, Pa.; d. Oct. 8,

1127. iv. Delphine, b. Dee. 5. 18.54, in Windham Center. Pa.

1128. V. Agke-s A., b. :\ray 1,' 1859, in Windham Center, Pa.

717. Dauius 31.' Braixerd {Darius^, Jeptha?, Simvn.K Ahijali^,

James-, Daniel}) of Windham, Bradford Co., Pa.; m.,
about 1815, Marion Baker, b. Feb. 28, 1825, dau. of Ivers
and Elizabeth (Eussell) Baker. He was a farmer and
school teacher, living in Windham, Pa. Mrs. Clarion
(Baker) Brainerd d. Aug. 21. 1863, in Windham, ac. 38
yrs., 5 mos., 23 ds. Mr. Darius M. Brainerd d. Dec. 18,
1869, ae. 48 yrs.

Children :

1129. i. Martha, b. Jan. 0, 1848, in Windham, Pa.

1130. ii. IlELEX Matilda, b. Aug. 1, 1850, in Windham, Pa.

1131. iii. Truman, b. .July 8, 1852, in Windham, Pa.

1132. iv. Ella Augusta, b. July 15, 1856, in Windham, Pa.

V. Emma Elizabeth, b. Jan. 8, 1862, in Windham, Pa.; d. Get.
3, 1884. in Warren. Pa.

718. Henky Asuku' Brainerd {Darius''', Jcptha^, Sinio:i\.

Ahija¥, James^, DanieV-) of Windham, Bradford Co., Pa. ;
m.. May 20, 1847, his cousin, Lucinda Allen, b. May 2.
1829, in Owego, N. Y., dau. of Ebenezer and Fannie (Wil-
liams) Allen. He resided in Fenton, Stark Co., 111. Mr.

Henry Asher Brainerd d. . Mrs. Lucinda (Allen;

Brainerd d. .

Children :

i. Fanny A., b. Mch. 25, 1865, in Fenton, 111.; d. Feb. 3, 18C7.

ii. Clarence M.. b. Oct. 8, 1869, in Fenton, 111.

iii. EnwAKD W., b. Aug. 21, 1873, in Fenton, 111.

719. Julia' Brainerd (Jeptha^, Jeptha^, Simon*, Abijah^, James-,

DanieP) of Windham, Bradford Co., Pa.; m., about 1829,

John Gardner, b. , son of Dea. Daniel and

Gardner. He was a near relative of Isaac Gardner, killed
at the battle of Lexington. Dea. Daniel Gardner married
for his fourth wife widow Taniar Brainerd. Mr. John

* In the Corbin Genealogy he is called Simeon.

324 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Gardner d. Feb., 1845. She m. (2), in 1848, Bamabus

Blowers, b. . Mrs. Julia (Brainerd) (Gardner)

Blowers d. Aug. 2, 1853, ae. 41 yrs., 7 mos., 21 ds. Mr.
Bamabus Blowers d. .

Gardner children by the first marriage :

i. Chauncey, b. 1830, in Bradford Co., Pa.; d. 1853.

ii. William Habris, b. 1832, in Bradford Co., Pa.; d. 1833 or 34.

iii. William Harris, b. Oct. 7, 1834, in Bradford Co., Pa.; m. Oct.
7, 1855, Ellen Leland, in Peru, Lasalle Co., 111.; b. July 16,
1836, in Lancashire Co., England. Her parents died in her
infancy, names unknown; res. Chebanse, 111. Ch.: 1.
Francis A., b. Apr. 21, 1857. 2. May Estella, b. Apr. 3,
1859; ni., Feb 1, 1878, W. R. DeVeling, son of R. D. and

(Ramage) DeVeling. Ch.: i. Harris Dixon, b.

July 24, 1878. ii. Laura Aileen, b. Mch. 8, 1881. iii.
Earl Floyd, b. Oct. 24, 1885. 3. Lucetta M., b. Sept. 19,
1861. 4. George L.. b. July 27, 1864. 5. Robert B., b.
July 9, 1869. 6. Hattie R., b. Nov. 5, 1872. 7. Mans-
field E., b. Sept. 16, 1874.

iv. Frances, b. 1842, in Bradford Co., Pa.; d. 1850.

V. John Quincet, b. 1844, in Bradford Co., Pa.; d. 1845.

Blowers child b)' the second marriage:

vi. Julia Antoinette, b. ; res. Bureau Co., 111.

720. Fanny' Brainerd • {Jeptha^, Jeptha^, Simon*, Alija¥,
Jame^, Daniel^) of Windham, Bradford Co., Pa.; m.,
about 1832, William Paddock, b. in Tioga Co., N. Y.,
son of Isaac Paddock of Bradford, Pa. Mr. Wil-
liam Paddock d. Nov. 19, 1839, in Newark, 111. He was
a farmer and moved to Newark in 1838. She m. (2), Oct.
4, 1840, Peter Atherton Misner, b. July 19, 1819, in Han-
cock Co., Ohio, son of Henry S. and Polly (Atherton)
Misner of Indiana. He was a farmer in Newark, 111. In
1891 he was living in Sandwich. 111. Mrs. Fanny (Brain-
erd) (Paddock) Misner d. Sept. 17, 1853, ae. 38 yrs., 2
mos., 28 ds., in Bradford Co., Pa. Mr. Peter Atherton
Misner d. .

Paddock children by the first marriage:

i. Rachel Cerellv, b. Mch. 31, 1834, in Windham, Pa.; m.,
Mch. 23, 1852, Henry Seymour Potter, b. July 8, 1827, in
Onondaga Co., N. Y., son of Hart and Polly (Everingham)
Potter, of Onondaga Co., N. Y. He was a farmer. He d.
Aug. 8, 1885, at White Sulphur Springs, Mont. Ch.: 1.
Frank Alfred, b. Julv 23. 1854; d. Jan r 30, 1875. 2. Clar-
ence Henry, b. Mch. "3, 1856; d. June 6, 1857. 3. Willis
Elwood, b". .July 29, 1858, d. Jan. 15. 1861. 4. Charles
Elwood, b. Sept. 28, 1868.

ii. Ralph Henry, b. Aug. 29. 1838, in Windham, Pa.; d. Oct. 29,
1839, in Newark, 111.

Misner children by the second marriage:

iii. .Ieptha Henry, b. Sept. 22, 1844, in Newark, 111.; m. Feb. 17,
1886, Effie Daly, of Fullerton, Neb., where he resided. Ch.:

Seventh Generation. 325

i. Chester Arthur, b. Nov. 23, 1886; d. Aug. 20, 1888. 2.

Henry Fay, b. Nov. 30, 1888.
iv. Henry Jeptha, b. Sept. 22, 1844, in Newark, 111.; d. July 14,

V. Lucia, b. Feb. 17, 1846, in Newark, 111.; m., May 17, 1869,

Henry Ellis Spurrier of Florence, la. He was a hardware

merchant in Havelock, la. Ch.: 1. Cliester Ellis, b. May

15, 1871.
vi. Johnson Noble, b. Nov. 18, 1849, in Newark, 111.; m., Aug.

29, 1876, Hester Elizabeth Haymond, of Newark. Ch.:

1. Frank Elwood, b. Jan. 30, 1878. 2. Maud May, b. Jan.

14, 1881. 3. Charles Barton, b. Dec. 25, 1883.

721. Harriet' Brainerd {Jeptha^, Jeptha?, Simon*, Abija¥,

James-, Daniel'-) of Windham, Bradford Co., Pa.; m.,

July 7, 1839, Harrison W. Sweetland, b. , son of

Bowen and Betsey (Durkee) Sweetiand. He was a farmer
in Millington, 111. Mr. Harrison W. Sweetland d. Sept.
28, 1889. Mrs. Harriet (Brainerd) Sweetland d. Jan. 24,
1890, ae. 74 yrs., 2 mos., 13 ds.

Sweetland children:

i. Charles F., b. May 21, 1840, in Millington, 111.; m., Aug.,

1876, Helen Lamere. A farmer.
ii. Reuben C, b. Aug. 20, 1841, in Millington, 111.; d. July 18,

1803, at Tullahoma, Tenn.

iii. Betsey, b. Dec. 28, 1842, in Millington, 111.; d. 24, 1843.

iv. Levi H., b. June 3, 184.'., in Jlillington, 111.; m., Sept. 23,

1885, Mrs. Marv M. Brown. A farmer,
v. Martha C, b. Aug. 25, 1848, in Millington, 111.; m., Sept. 14,

1870, Emmet P. Culver. A farmer,
vi. Horatio A., b. Jan. 10, 1852, in Millington, III.
vii. Henry A., b. Oct. 10, 1853, in Millington, 111.; m., Dec. 25,

1876, Mrs. Louise Underwood. A fanner.
viii. Amanda F., b. May 28, 1856, in Jlillington, 111.
ix. Hattie M., b. July 19, 1858, in Millington, 111.

722. Lucia' Brainerd (Jeptha^, JepthaP, Simon*, AbijaV,

James^, Daniel^) of Windham, Bradford Co., Pa. ; m., Apr.
1, 1840 (by Eev. John St. Clair of Newark, 111.), John-
son Misner, b. , in Hamilton Co., Ohio, son of

Henry S. and Polly (Atherton) Misner of Newark, 111., at
the residence of Jeptha Brainerd. He went with his
father to Newark, 111., in 1833, where he spent the mo;"t of
his life. He was a farmer. Mr. Johnson Misner d. Oct.
12, 1867, ae. G9 }ts., in Denver, Col. His remains were
brought to Newark, and laid in the Newark Cemetery.
Mrs. Lucia (Brainerd) Misner d. Oct. 28, 1869, ae. 51
yrs., 6 mos., 7 ds., in Chebanse, 111. She was buried in
Newark Cemetery, 111.

Misner children :

i. Rachel E., b. Feb. 5, 1841, in Newark, 111.

ii. Hattie F., b. Apr. 25, 1842, in Newark, 111.

iii. Fannie E., b. Aug. 18, 1843, in Newark. 111.; ni., Mr. Sly.

iv. Mary E., b. Aug. 31, 1846, in Newark, 111.

V. Lewis C, b. Sept. 20, 1848, in Newark, 111.

826 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

vi. Maktiia R., b. Jan. 29, 1853, in Newark, 111. ; m., Mr. Johnson.
She U. in Denver, Col., Sept. 14, 1890, after an illness of
7 mos., leaving a husband and two children. She gave her
heart to God while young, and lived an earnest christian

vii. LORA A., b. Feb. 24, 1857, in Newark, 111.; m., Mr. Johnson,
and lived in Sheldon, III. She d. July 4, 1880, leaving a
husband and two small children. She joined the church
at 11 yrs. of age.

723. Levi' Braineed {Jeptha^, Jeptha^, Simon*, Ahijali", James-,

DanieV-) of Windham, Bradford Co., Pa. ; m., Oct. 1, 1845
(by Eev. Levi Jenks), Anna Adams, b. Jul}- 7 or 27, 1827,
dau. of Earl and Deborah (Gilford) Adams. She was b.
in Ellerj^, Chautauqua Co., N. Y. He was a farmer in
Sheridan, Lasalle Co., 111. Mr. Levi Brainerd d. Feb. 15,
1858 or '59, ae. 36 or 37 yrs., 7 mos., 24 ds. Mrs. Anna
(Adams ) Brainerd d. .


i. Louisa Makia, b. Aug. 1846, in Newark, 111.; d. ae. 2 mos.

1133. ii. aiELviLLE Chesteefield, b. Nov. 17, 1847, in Newark, 111.

iii. Leonidus Levi, b. Oct. 25, 1849, in Newark, 111.; d. Julj', 1850.

1134. iv. Louis Kossuth, b. May 3, 1851, in Newark, 111.

v. Ralph, b. Feb. 28, 1353, in Newark, 111. ; d. ae. 10 mos.
vi. Alva Adams, b. Dee. 1, 1854, in Newark, 111.: d. ae. 3 yrs.

724. Silas' Braixerd {Jepthaf^, Jeptlia', Simon*, Abijah^, James-,

DanieV-) of Windham, Bradford Co., Pa.; m., Aug. 20,
1846, Nancy Scofield, b. Apr. 4, 1829, dau. of Ira and
Elizabeth (Petty) Scofield. He was a farmer, then a
traveling salesman and collector. He was town clerk in
Jfewark, 111., for many years. He moved to Kendall Co.,
" 111., in 1837. He was many years a cripple and carefully
nursed and cared for by his wife and children. Mr. Silas
Brainerd d. Mav 7, 1888. Mrs. Nancy (Scofield) Brain-
erd d. .

Children :

i. Wareex A., b. Oct. 6, 1847, in Newark, 111.; a gardener and
wood sawver in Newark, III.

1135. ii. Llewelltn A., b. Sept. 17, 1849, in Newark. 111.

iii. Louisa M., b. May 9, 1852. in Newark, 111.: d. June 18, 1852.

1136. iv. IKA Alfred, b. Feb. 19, 1855, in Newark, 111.

V. Nellie Mat, b. July 16, 18G0, in Newark, 111.: d. Apr. 4, 1863.

1137. vi. Albert Eugene, b.'jan. 3, 1867, in Newark, 111.

725. Silas' Brainard {Nathan^, Jahez', Simon,*, Abijah^, James-,

DanieV) of Cleveland, Cuvahoga Co., Ohio; m., Sept. 1 or
20, 1840, Emily C. Mould, b. Apr. 23, 1822, in London,
England, dau. of Henry and Anne (Scrivener) Moidd of
Cleveland. Ohio, formerly of Chertsey, England, then of
London, England. He founded the music publishing
house in Cleveland, Ohio, called by his name, and estab-
lished a music store in 1836. In 1865 Charles S. and

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Henry M. were admitted as partners, and the firm name
changed to S. B. & Sons. After Mr. Silas Brainard's
death the firm name was changed to S. Brainard's Sons.
In 1S8J: Henry M. sold his interest to Chas. S., who took
in as partner Mr. Ed. Graves, the firm name remaining
as before. In 1884 Henry M. opened the piano business
as H. M. B. & Co. In 1889 he purchased the entire Cleve-
land business of Chas. S. and Ed. Graves, and formed a
stock company called the H. M. Brainard Co., which is
the present business firm (1890). Chas. S. Brainard
moved to Chicago and formed a stock company under the
name of " S. Brainard's Sons Co.," where he is confining
his business to publishing and selling sheet music and
books only. Mr. Silas Brainard d. Apr. 8, 1871, ae. 57 yrs.,
2 mos., 14 ds. Mrs. Emily C. (j\Ionld) Brainard d. .

Children :

1138. i. Charles Silas, b. Dec. 27, 1841, in Cleveland, Ohio.

1139. ii. Henry Mould, b. Oct. 30, 1844 or 1845, in Cleveland, Ohio.

1140. iii. Fannie M., b. May 4 or 5, 1850, in Cleveland, Ohio.

1141. iv. Ekily Louise, b. Feb. 11, 1854, in Cleveland, Ohio.

1142. V. Aethub W., b. Apr. 27, 1861, in Cleveland, Ohio,
vi. Annie M., b. Mch. 13, 1864, in Cleveland, Ohio,
vii. Laura C, b. Jan. IS, 1866, in Cleveland, Ohio.

726. Henry Mather'' Brainard (Nathan^, Jdbez^, Simon'^,

Abijah^, Jame^, Daniel^) of Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co.,
Ohio; m., Apr. 20, 1847, Laura V. Mould, b. June 30,
1827, dan. of Henry find Anne (Scrivener) Mould of
Cleveland, Ohio, formerly of Chertsey, England, then of
London, England. He was connected in the music busi-
ness with the late Silas Brainard, his brother. Mr. Henry
Mather Brainard d. May 3, 1855, ae. 31 yrs., 10 mos., 25
ds. She made her home with her son in St. Paul, Minn.
Mrs. Laura V. (Mould) Brainard d. Sept. 13, 1897.

Children :

1143. i. Alice, b. July 5, 1849, in Cleveland, Ohio.

1144. ii. Alfred Henry, b. Aug. 20, 1851, in Cleveland, Ohio.

1145. iii. Walter Mould, b. .June 14, 1853, in Cleveland, Ohio.

727. George Washington' Brainard {Nathan'^, Jabez^, Simon*,

Abijah'j James^, Daniel^) of Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co.,
Ohio; m., June 20 or 26, 1851, Maria Louisa Hills, b. Dec.
19, 1831, dau. of jSTathan Cushman and Sabrina Ann
(Loomis) Hills of Cleveland, Ohio. He was a music
teacher in Cleveland, and had a music store in Louisville,
Ky., with his brother. Mr. George Washington Brainard
d. . Mrs. Maria Louisa (Hills) Brainard d. .

Children :

1146. i. Florence Viola, b. May 28, 1852, in Cleveland, Ohio.

ii. Mary Corinne, b. Nov. 27, 1855, in Cleveland, Ohio; d. .Jan.
4, 1874.

328 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

728. Joseph Mather' Brainaed {Nathan^, Jabez'^, Simon*,

Abijah', James^, Daniel^) of Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co.,
Ohio; m., Dec. 14, 1854, Helen Ciishman Hills, b. June
19, 1804, in Cleveland, dau. of Nathan Cushman and
Sabrina Ann (Loomis) Hills of the same place. He went
to Cleveland with his parents in 1834. He received his
education in the Cleveland public schools, and then became
connected witli the music business, which had been estab-
lished there in 1836 by his brother, the late Silas Brainard.
Later he went to Louisville with his brother, George W.
Brainard, where they also established a music business.
In 1857 he returned to Cleveland and again connected him-
self with the business of his brother Silas. In 1877 he be-

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