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DanieV) of Eumney, Grafton Co., N. H.; m. Samuel Ho-
bart. He lived in Boston, Mass. Mrs. Clarissa (Brain-
erd) Hobart d., 1891. Mr. Samuel Hobart d. .

Hobart children:

92. Joseph Alanson^ Brainerd {Asahel^, Asahel*, DanieP,
Joshua^, Danie?) of Eumney, Grafton Co., N. H. ; m.,
Nov. 27, 1831. Sarah Harding, b. Nov. 2, 1806, in Cam-
den, Me. (by Eev. Charles Harding, in Haverhill, N. H.).
Mrs. Sarah (Harding) Brainerd d. Mch. 17, 1843, in
Boston, Mass. He m. (2), July 23, 1843 (by Eev. Mr.
Hodge, in Derby Center. Vt.), Sophronia Perkins, b.
about 1842, when he moved to Vermont. He was a mason,
farmer, and miller. He held the office of lister and grand
juror. He enlisted as a soldier in a Vt. Eegt., from the
vicinity of Island Pond. He was Corporal in Co. L, Sept.
29, 18G2. Corp. Joseph Alanson Brainerd d. June 23 or
Aug. 16, 1864, ae. 52 yrs., 2 mos., 25 ds., in Anderson-
sonville, Ga. Mrs. Sophronia (Perkins) Brainerd d.

Children by the first marriage:

152. i. Melissa A., b. July 20, 1S32, in Haverhill, Mass.

153. ii. Joseph Alanson, b. Nov. 7, 1833, in Northport, Me.

154. iii. Helen F., b. Mch. 12, 1835, in Lincolnville, Me.

iv. Philander W., b. Nov. 1, 1836. in Haverhill, N. H.; d. Julv
20, 1857, at Charleston, N. H., ae. 20 yrs., 8 mos., 20 ds.

V. John P., b. Apr. 5, 1838, in Haverhill, N. H.; d. May 18, 1842,
in Boston, ae. 4 vrs., 7 mos., 13 ds.

vi. George W., b. Nov. "25, 1830, in Haverhill, N. H.; d. Dec. 18,

1842, in Boston, Mass., ae. 3 yrs., 13 ds.

vii. Nevvhall P., b. Dec. 24, 1841, in Boston. Mass.; d. Mch. 23,

1843, at Boston, Mass., ae. 1 yr., 4 mos.

Children by the second marriage :

155. viii. Lysandeb A., b. Apr. 23, 1844, in Morgan, Vt.

Sixth Generation. 85

ix. Alvin O., b. Aug. 17, 1847, in Morgan, Vt. ; d. Oct. 7, 1847,
ae. 1 mo., 20 ds.

156. X. Louise S., b. June 15, 1849, in Morgan, Vt.

157. xi. LoRAiNE L., b. Mch. 13, 1851, in Morgan, Vt.

158. xii. LuTHEK Feed., b. Sept. 10, 1853, in Morgan, Vt.

159. xiii. Leroy Albert, b. Dec. 22, 1855, in Morgan, Vt.
iv. LoEEN C, b. April 16, 1858, in Morgan, Vt.
V. Laura J., b. June 21, 1860, in Charlestown, N. H.

93. Louisa"* Brainerd {AsaheP, Asaliel*, Daniel^, Joshua^,

Daniel'-) of Eiimney, Grafton Co., N. H. ; m., Jan. 27,
1839, Daniel Walker, in Westville, N". Y. She was his
second wife. IMrs. Louisa (Brainerd) Walker d. in

Chicago, 111. j\Ir. Daniel Walker d. .

Walker children:

94. John Hatnes^ Brainerd {AsaheV", Asahel*, Daniel^,

Joshiui-j Daniel^) of Kiimney, Grafton Co., IST. H. ; m.,

• Harriet Barstow, of Haverhill, N. H. Mr. John

Haynes Brainerd d. in 1890, or 91, in Chicago, HI. Mrs.
Harriet (Barstow) Brainerd d. .

Children :

i. PiERPONT, or PiEEMONT, b. ; m. ; res., Chicago, 111.

ii. Anna, b. ; m. ; res., Chicago, 111.

95. Lysander a." .Brainerd (AsaheF, Asahel*, DanieP,

Joshua^, Daniel'^) of Haverhill, Grafton Co., N". H. ; m.,
1848 or Mch. 2, 1819, Eachel Foster, of Wentworth,

N'. H., b. -, dau. of James and Betsey (White)

Foster, of Dorchester, N. H. He was a mason by trade
living in Haverhill, N. H. Mr. Lysander A. Brainerd
d. . Mrs. Eachel (Foster) Brainerd d.

Children :

i. EiXA A., b. May 2, 1851, in Haverhill, N. H.; d. Aug. 19, 1857.

162. ii. Edward D., b. Aug. 30, 1853, in Haverhill, N. H.

163. iii. Harvey Theodore, b. Oct. 22, 1860, in Haverhill, N. H.

96. Selden^ Brainerd (AsaheF, Asahel*, DanieP, Joshua^,

DafiieP) of Haverhill, Grafton Co., N. H.; m., .

He lived in Boston. He was a broker. He was excluded
from church membership in 1830. Mr. Selden Brainerd
d. .

Children :

97. Thomas* Brainerd {Selden^, Asahel*, DanieP, Joshua-,

DanieP) of Rumney, Grafton Co., X. H.; m. .

Mr. Thomas Brainerd d. .

Children :

i. Horatio, b. .

ii. Alice, b. .

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86 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

98. Sarah* Brainekd {Spencer^, AsaJiel*, Daniel^, Joshua?,

Daniel^) of ; m. , Stephen Judkins of

Kingston, N. H., b. . Mrs. Sarah (Brainerd)

Judkins d. .

Judkins children:

99. Preston'' Braixeed (Spcncei^, Asahel\ DanieF, Joshua",

DanieP). m. Hannah L. . Mr. Preston Brainerd

d. Jan. G, 1858. Mrs. Hannah L. ( ) Brainerd

d. Aug. 17, 1861.

Children :

100. Sarah Merrill^ Brainerd {Daniel', Asahel*, Daniel^,

JoshiLo?, Daniel}) of Chenango Bridge, Broome Co., N. Y. ;
m., Jan. 1, 1836, Charles Alvord Seymour, b. Apr. 11,
1808, in Whitney Point, N. Y., son of Ira and Euth
(Patterson) Seymohir. He was a farmer at Whitney
Point, N. Y. Mrs. Sarah Merrill (Brainerd) Seymour
d. May 7, 1860, in Whitney Point. He m." (2),

Apr. 16, 1862, Eliza Gray Ford, b. , dau. of Eev.

Henry and Elizabeth (Dorey) Ford. Mr. Charles Alvord
Seymour d. Nov., 1877. Mrs. Eliza Gray (Ford)
Seymour d. • .

Seymour children:
i. Maky Jane, b. Sept. 6, 1836, in Whitney Point, N. Y.; m.,

Feb. 16, 1864, Franklin G. Dean, of Newark Valley, N. Y.

Ch.: 1. Alvord Sevmour, b. Apr. 23, 1865; d. Dec. 31,

1868. 2. William Warren, b. July 18, 1868. 3. Merrill

Brainerd, b. Nov. 5, 1870. 4. Thomas Alvord, b. Aug. 17,

1872. All b. in Newark Valley, N. Y.
ii. Charles James, b. Jan. 30, 1838, in Whitney Point, N. Y.;

m. ^lary Estabrook, of Afton, N. Y. He was a physician.

He d. Dec. 30, 1873.
iii. Geokge Robbiks, b. Jan. 14, 1840, in Whitney Point, N. Y.;

m. Jennie Parsons: res., Whitney Point,
iv. Ika Daniel, b. June 4. 1844, in Whitney Point, N. Y.; m.

Anna Maslin; res., St. Louis, Mo.
V. John Brainerd, b. Aug. 24, 1845, in Whitney Point, N. Y.;

m. Katherine Young; res., Whitney Point,
vi. Frances Virginia, b. Aug. 20, 1848, in Whitney Point, N. Y. :

m. Samuel Ellingham, of Albany, 111. She is a temperance


101. Daniel Lowell^ Brainerd {Daniel^, Asahel*, DanieP,

Joshua?, Daniel^) of Chenango Bridge, Broome Co., X. Y. ;

m., — . Sarah Pervost or Provost, b. Feb. 13. 1812.

ii. Bedford, N. Y. Mr. Daniel Lowell Brainerd d. Aug.
■ 5, 1872, ae. 59 yrs., 9 mos., 24 ds., in Binghamton, X. Y.
Mrs. Sarah (Pervost or Provost) Brainerd d. Oct. 10,
1887, ae. 75 yrs., 7 mos., 28 ds., in the same place

Sixth Generation. 87

Children :

164. i. Caboline Amelia, b. Dec. 20, 1837, in Binghamton, N. Y.
ii. Sabah Eliza, b. Dec. 30, 1839, in Binghamton, N. Y.

102. Selden Lafayette'^ Brainerd {Daniel', Asahel*, Daniel'^,

Joshua-, Daniel^) of Chenango Bridge, Broome Co., N. Y. :
m. Louisa Edwards. Mrs. Louisa (Edwards) Brainerd d
Dec. 18, 1851, ae. 21 yrs. He m. (2) Mary Chapman, b,

. Mrs. Mai7 (Chapman) Brainerd d.

He m. (3) Mary Church, b. . He lived at Chenan-
go Bridge. Mr. Selden Lafayette Brainerd d.

Mrs. Mary (Church) Brainerd d. .

Child by the second marriage:

165. i. Bella L., b. .

103. John M.'' Brainerd {Barzillav', Barzillai*, Daniel^,

Joshua^, Daniel}) of Stewartstown, Coos Co., N. H. ; m.,
Nov., 1847, or Jan. 1, 1848, in Canaan, Vt., Martha Mor-
rison, b. Apr. 22, 1820, in Canaan, dau. of Joshua
and Abigail (Hugh) Morrison. Mrs. Martha (Morrison)
Brainerd d. Aug. 22, 1866, ae. 46 yrs., 3 mo. He m.
(2), Apr. 12, 1867, or 1868, (by Isaiah Packard, justice

of the peace) Almira (Morrell) Dearth, b. , dau.

of William and (Morrison) Morrell, and widow

of Mr. Dearth. He was a farmer in Stewarts-
town. He was in Co. K, 3d Eegt., dis. Mr. John M.
Brainerd d. Apr. 13, or 14, 1885, ae. 70 yrs., 7 mos., 15
ds. Mrs. Almira (Morrell) (Dearth) Brainerd
d. .

Children by the first marriage:

Florietta, b. Dec. 10, 1848, in Stewartstown, N. H.; d. Sept.

7, 1854, ae. 5 yrs., 9 mos.
Xelson, b. July 6, 1850, in Stewartstown, N. H.; d. Sept.' 5,

1854, ae. 4 yrs.. 2 mos.
Ann M., b. Sept. 5, 1852, in Stewartstown, N. H.; d. Sept. 6,

1854, ae. 2 yrs., 1 d.
Sabah A., b. May 15, 1855, in Stewartstown, N. H.; d. May

19, 1874, ae. 19 yrs., 4 ds.

166. V. Ida IUy, b. July 2, 1858, in Stewartstown, N. H.

vi. Nellie G., b. Ju]y 28, 1860, in Stewartstown, N. H.; d. Jan.

1, 1864, ae. 3 yrs., 5 mos.

vii. LiLLiE L., b. Jan. 28, 1863, in Stewartstown, N. H.; d. Feb.

2, 1863, ae. 4 ds.

viii. Nelson John, b. Aug. 21, 1866, in Stewartstown, N. H.

104. AsAHEL^ Brainerd {BarzillwU', Barzillai^, Daniel^, Joshua^,

Daniel^) of Stewartstown, Coos Co., N". H. ; m., June 15,
or 16, 1845, in Colebrook, N. H., Abigail Hilliard, b.
Dec. 16, 1821, in Colebrook, dau. of Barnes and Judith
(Weeks) Hilliard (by Barzillai Brainerd, justice of the
peace). He was a farmer in Colebrook. Mr. Asahel

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Braiuerd d. June 10. 1894, ac. 78 yrs., 2 mos., 12 ds.
Mrs. Abigail (Hilliard) Brainerd d. .

No children.

105. Peesis*^ Brainerd {Barzillai', BarziUai*, DanieP, Joshua-,

Daniel^) of Stewartstown, Coos Co., N. H. ; m., Mch.
25, or Apr. 29, 1839, in Stewartstown (by John Harri-
man, justice of the peace), Leonard H. Fellows, b. Mch.
8, 1817, in Lisbon, X. H., son of Isaiah and Betsey

( ) Fellows. He was a farmer in Stewartstown.

Mrs. Persis (Brainerd) Fellows d. Oct. 6. 1846, or 1847,
ae. 28 yrs., 11 mos., 19 ds. Mr. Leonard H. Fellows d.

Fellows children:
i. Lucy. b. June 17. 1840, in Stewartstown, N. H. : m., 1859,

Edward Blodgett. Ch.: 1. Nettie, b. May 20, 1860. 2.

Belle, b. Apr., 1862; ra., 1885, John Parker, of Bangor, Me.

3. Roscoe C, b. Julv, 1864. 4. Emma J., b. Sept., 1866;

m. Charlie Ira Brainerd. 5. Hattie, b. Nov., 1868; d.

May, 1869, in Canaan, Vt. 6. Mvra, b. Sept., 1870; d.

Oct., 1886, in Pittsburgh, N. H. 7. ' Josiah, b. Aug., 1873;

d. in Pittsburgh. N. H. 8. Freeman, b. Oct. 10. 1876; d.

June, 1888, inPittsburgh, N. H. 9. Lucy P., b. May, 1878.

10. Eddie, b. June, 1881; d. Julv, 1882, ae. 11 mos. 11.

Eddie J., b. Sijpt., 1883; d. Nov., 1883, in Pittsburgh, N. H.

All b. in Canaan, Vt.
ii. Barzillai B., b. Nov.. 1842, in Stewartsto^vn, N. H.; m.,

. She d. in 187'2. He d. in 1876; res.. Stewartstown.

Ch.: 1. Willard. b.. 1868: d. July 16. 1887. 2. Cora, b.

June, 1870.

106. Sally'' Bilunerd {Barzillai'', BarziUai*, DanicP, Joshua-,

DanicP) of Stewartstown, Coos Co., N. H. ; m., Aug.
12, 1843, or 1844, in Lawrence, Mass., William Harrison
Trull, b. Jan. 19, 1813. He was a mason by trade and
lived in Lawrence, Mass. Mr. William Harrison Trull d.
May 23, 1871. ae. 59 vrs., 4 mos., 4 ds. Mrs. Sally
(Brainerd) Trull d. ^^ — .

Trull chjldren:

i. Annah, b. .

ii. George H., b. Jan. 9, 1846.. in LaT\Tence, Mass.; was lost at

iii. Andrew C, b. Nov. 11, 1847, in Lawrence, Mass.; m. Annie

E. Brainerd.
iv. Adelia, b. Apr. 1, 18.50, in Lawrence, Mass.; d. Dec. 5, 1865.
V. Frank, b. May 25, 1854, in La\\Tence, Mass.
vi. Mary .Jane, b. Sept. 17, 1856, in LawTence, Mass.; d. Oct. 29,

vii. William H., b. Oct. 0, 1858. in La\vrence, Mass.

107. Nelson* Brainerd {Barzillai', BarzilJai*. DanieP, Joshua-,

DanieP) of Stewartstown. Coos Co., N. H. ; m., Jan. 5.
1844-45, in Stewartstown, Adaline Cross, b. July

Sixth Generation. ^^^

10, 182-1, in that place, dau. of Simeon and
Elizabeth (Harrimau) Cross. He was a farmer and
worked in the mill, living in Lawrence, Mass. Mr. Nelson
Brainerd d. Feb. or Mch. 23, 1850, ae. 29 yrs., 2 mos.,
1 d. Mrs. Adaline (Cross) Brainerd d.

Child :
167. i. Ann Eliza, b. June 11, 1847, in Lawrence, Mass.

108. Phebe a.'' BuAiXEUU (Barzillai\ BarziUai*, Daniel^,
Joshua^, DanieP) of Stewartstown, Coos Co., N. H. ; m.,
Oct. 5, 1845, in Stewartsto\?n, Josiah A. Bumford,
b. Aug. 17, 1820, in Northfield, X. H., son of Moses and
Sally (Stevens) Bumford. He was a farmer in Clarks-
ville, N. H. Mr. Josiah A. Bumford d. Jan. 18, 1891,
ae. 70 \TS., 5 mos., 1 d. Mrs. Phebe A. (Brainerd)
Bumford d. Feb. 7, 1892, ae. 69 vre., 5 mos.. 4 ds.

Bumford child :

Frank L., b. Feb. 2, 185.3, in Stewartsto\™, N. H.
20, 1889, Pliebe Fletclier. He was a farmer.

109. Madeline E.* Beainerd {BarziUai', BarziUai*, DanieP,

Joshua^, Daniel^) of Stewartstown, Coos Co., N. H. ; m.,
Mch. 13, 1850, in Stewartstown, Nathan S. Carr,
b. Mch. 3, 1816, in Pittsburgh, N. H., son of Enoch and
Theodora (Martin) Carr (by Benjamin Drew, justice of
the peace). He was a fanner in Stewartstown, after-
wards moved to Warren, Wis. He enlisted Dec, 1863,
in the 4th Wis. Cavalry, Co. G, for three years or during
the war, and died in the hospital at New Orleans. He
was in many skirmishes on the Mississippi Eiver while
in pursuit of the John ]\Iosby's raiders. Mr. Nathan S.
Carr d. July 16, 1864, ae. 48 yrs., 4 mos., 13 ds. Mrs.
Madeline E. (Brainerd) Carr d. .

Carr children:

i. Anna M., b. Sept. 20, 1858, in Warren, Wis.; m.. May 3, 1879,
William Damon, of Groveton, N. H. He d. June 20, 1882.
She m. (2), Aug. 12, 1884, Percival D. Heath, of Stewarts-
town, N. H. Ch.: 1. Nina A., b. July 1, 1885; d. July 1,
• 1885.

ii. Mart E., b. Sept. 26, 1860, in Warren, Wis.

110. Ira Youxg^ Beaixerd (BarziUai^, BarziUai*, DanieF,

Joshua^, Danie?) of Stewartstown, Coos Co., N. H. ; m.,
(by Gideon Terrill, justice of the peace), Mav 4, 1851,
in'Colebrook, N. H.,"Mary C. Hilliard, b. Mch." 31, 1832,
or Dec, 1831, in Colebrook, dau. of James Miner and
Susan (Bailey) Hilliard. He was a carpenter and had
a poultry farm in Hubbardston, Mass. He was formerly

Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

a lumber man in Pittsburgh, ?f. H. Mrs. Mary C.
(Hilliard) Brainerd d. Sept. 6, 187G, in Pittsburgh. Mr.
Ira Young Brainerd d. .

Children :

]Mary Marietta, b. May 16, 1852, in Stewartstown, N. H.; d,

Mch. 8, 1854, in Colebrook, N. H.
Charlie A., b. Apr. 10, 1854, in Stewartstown, N. H. ; d. .June
28, 1857, ae. 3 yrs., 2 mos., in Pittsburgh, N. H.
i. Henrietta G., b. Mav 20, 1856, in Pittsburgh, N. H.; d. Nov.

16, 1858.
r. Charlie Iba, b. Nov. 6, 1859, in Pittsburgh, N. H.
170. V. Cakrie Minewa, b. Mch. 24, 1861, in Pittsburgh, N. H.

vi. Jennie, b. Apr. 18, 1864, in Pittsburgh, N. H.; d. Apr., 1880,

in Stewartstovra, N. H.
vii. Feankie, b. Mch. 20, 1869, in .Pittsburgh. N. H.; Mch. 15,

1873, in Pittsburgh, N. H.
liii. Ira B., b. Feb. 16, 1872, in Pittsburgh, N. H.; d. Mch. 26,
1873, in the same place.

111. Dolly A.^ Bkainerd {Barzillai^, Barzillai\ DanieP,

Joshua", Daniel^) of Stewartstown, Coos Co., N. H. ; m.,
Oct. 24, 1853, in Stewartstown. William Aldrich,
b. May 19, 1834, in Colebrook. K. H., son of Benjamin
and Lucy (Church ell) Aldrich. He was a farmer in

Colebrook. Mrs. Dolly A. (Brainerd) Aldrich d. .

Mr. William Aldrich d. .

Aldrich children:

i. John, b. Mch. 3, 1854, in Canaan, Vt.; d. Sept. 28, 1876, ae.

22 yrs., 6 mos., 25 ds., in Colebrook, N. H.
ii. Isabell, b. July 2, 1856, in Colebrook, N. H.; m., Aug., 1880,

Charlie Dor, in Colebrook. Ch.: 1. John H., b. Nov., 1881,

in Lancaster, N. H. 2. Avanella, b. Oct., 1883, in the

same place,
iii. Emma A., b. May 30, 1859, in Colebrook, N. H.; m., Aug. 28,

1884, in Stewartsto^\-n, N. H., Samuel P. Noyes. Ch.: 1.

Clyde, b. Sept. 26, 1885. 2. Earle W., b. Sept. 26, 1887;

both b. in Stewartstown, N. H.
iv. Nellie L., b. May 4, 1872. in Colebrook, N. H.
V. A son, b. Nov. 9," 1874, in Colebrook. N. H. : d. Nov. 9. 1874.
vi. Malind S., b. Jlay 24, 1877, in Colebrook, N. H.

112. Saeah Ann"' Brainerd {Jonathan^, BarziUai*, DaniePj

Joshiw}, Daniel>) of Stewartstown. Coos Co., N. H. ; m.,
June 7, 1856, John Lradon Cleveland, b. Sept. 19, 1827,
son of LjTido'n and Priscilla (Johnson) Cleveland, of
Manchester, N. H. Mrs. Sarah Ann (Brainerd) Cleve-
land d. June 5, 1861. He m. (2) Louisa Arvilla Perkins,
in Granville or Woodstock, Vt. He was a union soldier.
He became blind Xov., 1885. He lived in Bridgewater,
N. H. Mr. John Lyndon Cleveland d. .

Cleveland child.
i. John Lyndon, b. .

Sixth Generation. 91

113. Mary Jane'' BuiUNERD (Jonathan', Barzillai^, Daniel^,

Joshua^, DanieV-) of Stewartstown, Coos Co., N. H.; m.,

July 1, 1S55, Gad Beecher, b. . He lived in

Stewartstown. Mrs. Mary Jane (Brainerd) Beecher d.
June 27, 1856, ae. 31 yrs., 2 mos., 29 ds. He m. (2),
Oct. 19, 1858, Electa C. Hall, and had two children. Mr.
Gad Beecher d. .

Beecher child:
i. Chaelie L., b. June 20, 1856, in Stewartstown, N. H.; m.,
Apr. 7, 1885, Mary Carpenter.

114. Charles Addison' Brainerd (Jonathan^, Barzillai*,

DanieV, Joshua-, Daniel^) of Stewartstown, Coos Co.,
N. H.; m., Aug. 18, 1869, Delia Kindall, b. Feb. 3, 1854,
in Hancock, Vt., dau. of Charles and Filena (Flint)
Kindall. He was a farmer in Hancock. Ida May
Farmers, b. July 28, 1876, was adopted by them. Mr.

Charles Addison Brainerd d. . Mrs. Delia

(Kindall) Brainerd d. ■ .

No children.

115. Charles Haskell' Brainerd (Charles^, Adonijah*, Elea-

zei^, Joshua^, Da/iiieV-) of Hartford, Hartford Co.,
Conn.; m., May 16, 1838, Mary Jane Goodwin, b. Jan.
26, 1818, dau. of James Mather and Roxanna (Bulkeley)
Goodwin of Hartford, Conn, (by Eev. George Burgess,
pastor of Christ Church, Hartford). " He was a promi-
nent business man in the City of Hartford for a long
period, and has won a lasting place in the history of in-
dustrial, mercantile and financial interests here. In his
early life he was associated with his father as an exten-
sive importer of tin plate, and conducted a large and
prosperous trade under the firm name of Charles Brain-
erd and Son. In 1849 he was united with a number of
gentlemen in this city m organizing the State Bank, and
was one of the original directors. He remained in the
board until October, 1852. At the annual meeting in
October, 1865, he resmned his active connection with the
bank and was chosen a member of the board of directors
and president. This position was occupied by him un-
interruptedly during life. His church associations were
with St, John's Episcopal Church, where he was long a
regular attendant. He was not an active participant in
political afl'airs, but through his life his sympathies and
affiliations were with the old Whig and Republican
Parties. He was an exceptionally well-informed man and
one of the interesting features of his mental equipment
was the thorough knowledge whieli he had of the great
centers of population both in this country and in Europe.

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He was possessed of a fuller knowledge of London, Paris,
and Berlin, for instance, than the majority of trained
travelers, although he never visited these great cities.
He was familiar with their location, history, and im-
portance, from a score of standpoints, acquiring his in-
formation mainly from reading. His habit of reading
had been life long, and so strong was it implanted that
the midnight hours for years had found him engaged in
his favorite pursuits." — From The Hartford Post.

In deference to his oft repeated request no formal
resolutions of respect were passed by the directors of tlie
State Bank. He was a director in the Connecticut Trust
and Safe Deposit Co., and in the ^-Etna Insurance Co.,
and was treasurer of Christ Church. She was many
years prominent in the religious and social life in this
city. Mr. Charles Haskell Brainerd d. Aug. 21, 1889, ae.
75 yrs., 11 mos., 4 ds. Mrs. Mary Jane (Goodwin)
Brainerd d. Jan. 8, 1899, ae. 81 yrs., "2 ds., in New York
City, at the home of her daughter.

Children :

171. i. Maey, b. Nov. 18, 1839, in Hartford, Conn.

ii. Sarah Matilda, b. Jan. 21, 1844, in Hartford, Conn.; d. July
22, 1865, ae. 21 yrs.

172. iii. Alice, b. May 16, 1846, in Hartford, Conn.

173. iv. Chaelotte, b. Aug. 7, 1851, in Hartford, Conn.

174. v. Kathehine Louise, b. July 20, 1856, in Hartford, Conn.

116. James Adonijah'^ Biliineed {George^, Adonijah\ Elea^
zet^, Joshua?, DanieP) of Hartford, Hartford Co.,
Conn.; m., ahout 1856, Eliza Fidelia Wright, b. 1837,

dau. of Leonard and Julia ( ) Wright of South

Glastonbury, Conn. Mrs. Eliza Fidelia (Wright) Brain-
erd d. Nov. 30, 1861, ae. 24 yrs. He m. (2), Sept. 30,
1863, Eliza Hartman, b. in Germany about 1832 (by
Henry Francis, justice of the peace). He ived in Hart-
ford. Mr. James Adonijah Brainerd d. Feb. 25, 1866,
in his 38th yr. She m. (2), Meh. 27, 1867, Henry A.
Smith, and was drowned in rescuing her child. Mrs.
Eliza (Hartman) (Brainerd) Smith d. .

Children by the first marriage:

i. James George, b. Jan. 13, 1857, in Hartford, Conn.; d. Meh.

8, 1857, ae. 2 mos., 1 d.
ii. Caroline Elizabeth, b. Sept. 15, 1858, in Hartford, Conn.

She was a dressmaker in Hartford, later a teacher; unm.

Child by the second marriage:
iii. A child, b. in Hartford, Conn.; d. .

Sixth Generation. 93

117. Charles Edward* Brainard {Horace Curtis^, Adonijah*,
Eleazei^, Joshua^, Daniel'-) of Hartford, Hartford Co.,
Conu. ; m. (by Kev. Walter Clark, D.D., pastor of the
Second Congregational Church of Hartford), Oct. 8,
1857, Mary A. Clark, b. Oct. 31, 1834, dau. of Lemuel
and Mary Ann (Winship) Clark, of Hartford. He
was a machinist living in Hartford and a temperance
supporter and advocate. Mr. Charles Edward Brainard
d. February 14, 1907. Mrs. Mary A. (Clark) Brainard
d. .

Cliikl :

118. Louisa Grimes" BR^iiXERo (Olivei'^, Asa*, Eleazei^,

Joshua-, DanieP) of Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Conn.;
m., June 3, 1846, Frederick S. Malcolm of New Haven,
Conn. He lived in South Glastonbury, Conn. Mr.

Frederick S. Malcolm d. . Mrs. Louisa Grimes

(Brainerd) Malcolm d. .

No children.

119. Edwin Whittlesey'^ Brainerd (OUvci^, Asa*, Eleazer^,

Joshua^. DanieV-) of Glastonburv, Hartford Co., Conn.;
m., Mch. 12, 1864, Madelina Smith of Boston, b. in Chel-
sea, Mass., dau. of Prof. D. D. Smith, who was one of
the faculty of the Homeopathic Medical College of Nevv
York City. He was married in Brooklyn, in St. John's
Church, by Rev. Thomas T. Guion. He was a lover of
music and organist in St. John's Church. He graduated
at Trinity College in 1843 with degree of B. A. ETe
taught for ten years in Connecticut and at the South. He
then pursued a course of study in the Homeopathic School
in New York, and commenced practice at Naugatuck,
Conn., where he remained many years, after which he
settled in East Haven, Conn., where he lived twelve years,
becoming well and favorably known throughout New
Haven Co., and subsequently settled in Branford, Conn.,
where he established a valuable praetif(\ He was nn
admirable physician in every sense of tlic umil ami a s^kill-
ful surgeon. A diploma from a celebi-alctl mciliral c li-
lege which hung in his office testified to this fact. In
Naugatuck he was town clerk. He was a member of the
Episcopal Church in Branford. He was a Freemason. At
the time of his death he was registrar of vital statistics in
Branford. He was also appointed registrar of voters
for many years and was on the board of education several
years. He received the title of ]\L D. from the Univer-
sity in New York State in 1854. He was kiled by the
New London ti-ain on the Shore Line road. Dr. Edwin

94 Bminerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Whittlesey Brainerd d. Jan., 1883. Mrs. Madelina
(Smith) Brainerd d. .

Children :

175. i. Claba L., b. Aug. 9, 1S55, in Branford, Conn.

176. ii. John Edwin, b. Aug. 27, 1857, in Branford, Conn.

177. iii. Geetbude, b. June 14, 1861, in Branford, Conn.

120. Francis Lyon^ Brainerd {Olivei-^, Asa*, Eleazer^, Joshua-,

Daniel^) of South Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Conn.; m.,
Jan. 25, 1849 (by Eev. Charles E. Fisher), Lydia Esther,
Webster, b. Feb. 22, 1829, in Columbia, Conn., dau. of
Hubbard and Cynthia (Burge) Webster. He resided in
Binghamton, N. Y., and was a tailor. Mr. Francis
Lyon Brainerd d. Mch. 20, 1891, in that place.
Mrs. Lydia Esther (Webster) Brainerd d. .


178. i. Chaeles L., b. Mch. 28, 1854, in Glastonbury, Conn.

121. Egbert Lton^ Brainerd {Olivei^, Asa*, Elcazer^, Josliua-,

Daniel^) of South Glastonbury, Hartford Co.. Conn.;
m., Mch. T, 1847, Angeline M. Killam, b. May 31, 1826,
in South Glastonbury,' dan. of James and Caroline
(Holden) Killam. He was a machinist in Meriden,
Conn. Mr. Eobert Lyon Brainerd d. Feb. 5, 1887, in
that place. Mrs. Angeline M. (Killam) Brainerd d. Oct.
IS, 1891, in the same place.

Children :

i. lllAEiA, b. , in Glastonbury, Conn.; d. July 6, 1848.

ii. Julia E., b. June, 1848; d. Sept. 16, 1850, ae. 2 yrs., 3 mos.
iii. Lydia Louisa, b. July 5, 1850, in Glastonbury, Conn.; d.
Sept. 7, 1850.

179. iv. James Olt^-ee, b. Oct. 7 or 27, 1852, in Glastonbury, Conn.

122. John Henry" Brainerd {Oliver', Asa*, Eleazo^, Joshua^,

DanieV-) of South Glastonbury, Hartford Co.. Conn.,
m., Dec. 25, 1852. Lucy Grimes, b. 1820, in Eocky Hill,
Conn., dau. of Eoderick' and Mary Ann (Church) Grimes.
He was a broker in Hartford, Conn., and in the real
estate business for twenty-five years. He was notary pub-
lic two years, collector "five years, and commissioner of
Superior Court about tenvears. Mrs. Lucy (Grimes)
Brainerd d. Dec. 4, 1873, or Dec. 27, 1874. in Eockj- Hill.

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