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liam, b. Aug. 14, 1852. 3. George H., b. Aug. 21, 1855; d.
an infant in Bay City. Mich. 4. Jessie Benton, b. Sept.
23, 1858; m. 1890. Henry Waller Jennison of Bay City,
Jlich.. where they reside.

iv. Louisa Frederick, b. Nov. 20, 1820, in East Hamilton, N. Y.:
m. Lyman O. Prr^tnn. son of Lewis and Susan (Snow)
Preston of P.-nlvill.'. X. Y. Ch.: 1. Nerval DeAlton, b.
Nov. 7. 1S4 1: cl. i)r(. J.!. 1S64. at Caledonia, Livingston
Co.. N. Y. 2. \\illi:nii DeElwyn. b. Oct. 10. 1846; d. Feb
9, 1860, at Avun, Livingston Co., N. Y.

48. Sarah"', or Sally, Brainerd (Stephen*, Stephen^, Daniel-.
Daniel^) of Westchester Soc, town of Chatham, Middlesex
Co., Conn.; m., about 1809, Orin Brainerd, her cousin,
son of William and Lucy (Day) Brainerd of Westchester,
Conn. He was a farmer, living in Poolville, a society in
East Hamilton, N. Y. Mrs.- Sarah (Brainerd) Brainerd
d. March 19, 1858, ae. 71 yrs., 8 mos., 6 ds. Mr. Orin
Brainerd d. June 5, 1865, ae. 80 yrs., 11 mos., 26 ds.

No children.

Fifth Generation. 77

49. \\iLLiAM" Bit.\ixERD {William*, Stephen", Daniel- , Daniel^)
of Westchester Soc, town of Colchester. Xew London Co.,
Conn.; m., Oct. 31, 1799, Patience Foote, b. Feb. 1, 1783,
dan. of Nathaniel and Patience (Skinner) Foote of West-
chester, Conn. He was appointed Capt. of the home mili-
tia, and was surveyor and collector from 1806 to 1822,
inclusive. He was a farmer at Westchester. Capt. Wil-
liam Brainerd d. March 18, 1844, ae. 70 ats., 6 mos.,
25 ds. Mrs. Patience (Foote) Brainerd d. June 19, 1859,
ae. 76 yrs.. i mos.. 18 ds.

Children :

101. i. Jerusha. 1). Aug. 31. 1800. in Westcliester, Conn.

102. ii. Nathaniel Foote. b. Aug. 20, 1802. in Westchester. Conn.

103. iii. LucT Day, b. Nov. 4, 1804, in Westchester, Conn.

104. iv. Abigail Lucinda, b. Sept. 27. 1807. in Westchester. Conn.

105. V. William, b. Feb. 23, 1810. in Westchester, Conn.

vi. Margaret Foote. b. July 6, 1812, in Westchester. Conn.; d.
April 11, 1860, ae. 48 yrs. She was a devout Christian,
and left a large circle of friends to mourn her departure.
Her loss was felt throughout tlu^ whole of the little com-
munity in which slie resided. Slip had suffered long and
patiently, wlien death came to lier relief.
lOG. vii. Clarissa Lofaris, li. -Tulv 10. ISU, in Westchester, Conn.

107. viii. As,\. I., Dr.-. L'4. ISlC. in'\\,'s(,l„.,trr. C.iui.

108. ix. llAiiUiir Arw , 1.. Si'pt. 2:1. IsliK in W r..t<lipster. Conn.

1(1(1. X. Sam I hi. Ni:\m:li„ Ii. April It, ISiiii, in Wr-lehester, Conn.

xi. Ito.w ilKKOA, or Ko.XAKA JIKROA, b. ihircli 23, 1824, in West-
chester, Conn. ; d. Sept. 23. 1848, ae. 24 yrs. She was lovely
in spirit, mild and sweet in disposition, of a genial tempera-
ment, and beloved by all. Her untimely death caused uni-
versal sorrow among her relatives and friends, by whom
she was long mourned.

50. Elljah^ Braixerd (WilUaui*. Steplicn", Daniel'-. Daniel'^)
of Westchester Soc, town of Colchester, Xew London Co.,
Conn. : m., Dec. 28, 1797, Eunice Fuller, bapt. Dee. 5, 1779,
dau. of Elisha and Sarah (Sparrow) Fuller of East Had-
dain. Conn. He was a farmer in Poolvillc Madison Co..
N. Y. Mrs. Eunice (Fuller) Brainerd d. June 20, 1842,
ae. 66 yrs. Mr. Elijah Brainerd d. Feb. 14, 1843. ae. 67
yrs., 10 mos., 21 ds.

Children :

Sarah S.. b. .Jan. 3. 1800. in East Hamilton. X. Y.
William G., b. May 7. 1808. in Poolville. N. V.
Elijah, b. Oct. 3. 1810. in Poolville, X. Y.

Ogdex, b. March 28. 1813. in Poolville, X. Y". ; d. April 8. 1813.
Ogdex Alphoxzo. h. .lulv 24. 181.5. in Poolville. X'. X.; d.
March 16. 181C.

51. EzR,\^ Brainerd {William*, Stephen", Daniel-, DanieV) of
Westchester Soc, town of Colchester, New London Co.,
Conn.; m. (by Esq. Brainerd, her cousin), Olive Brainerd,

78 B raine rd-Brainard Genealogy.

h. Sept. 18, 1?:8, or HTQ, dan. of Stephen and Rachel
(Day) Brainerd of Westchester, Conn. He was a fanner at
East Hamilton, X. Y. Mr. Ezra Brainerd d. March 2.5.
1851, ae. 74 vrs.. 1.5 ds. 3Irs. Olive (Brainerd) Brainerd
d. Jan. 5, 1867, ae. 88 yrs., 5 mos., 25 ds.

Children :

113. i. Olh-ek Dat, b. Aug. 28. 1799, in Westchester, Conn.

114. ii. Olfve, b. Nov. 17, 1803, in East Hamilton, N. Y.

iii. Dolly, b. Feb. 20. 1805, in East Hamilton, X. Y.; d. March

21. 180.5.

iv. WiLLUM A., b. .Jan. 1. ISO", in Ea&t Hamilton, N. Y.; d. April
3. 1807.

115. V. EzR.\ AU.STIX. b. Sept. 20, 1809, in East Hamilton, N. Y.

116. vi. DlOD.\TE. b. April 27, 1812, in East Hamilton, N. Y.

117. vii. Amazi.\h. b. July 9. 1814. in East Hamilton, N. Y.

viii. Mabiette. b. June 26. 1817, in East Hamilton, N. Y.; d. Jan.

22, 1893; unm.

52. LucY^ Br.\ixekd {William*, Stephen', Daniel-, Daniel^) of
Westchester Soc, town of Colchester, Xew London Co.,
Conn. ; m., about 1797, Robert Usher, b. Dec. 14, 1772, son
of Dr. Robert and Susannah (Gates) Usher of Westchester,
town of Chatham, Middlesex Co., Conn. Susannah Gates
was dau. of Dea. Jonathan and Susannah (Olmsted) Gates,
Ijoth of Westchester, Conn., and of direct descent from
Thomas and Hannah (Brainerd) Gates. He was a fanner
and hop grower at East Hamilton, K". Y. Mr. Robert
Usher d. Sept. 37, or 29, 1851, ae. 85 vrs., 9 mos.^ 13 ds.
Mrs. Lucy (Brainerd) Usher d. Aug. 31, 1864, ae, 86 yrs.,
4 mos., 7 ds.

Usher children:

i. Xewell F., b. March 31, 1798, in East Hamilton, N. Y. ; m.
Oct. 17. 1821, Anne Ischam. dau. of Chauncey and Fanny
Ischam. She d. 1846. He m. (2), Feb. 25, 1847, Fanny
Smith. Soon after his first marriage he settled in Sheridan,
Chautauqua Co., N. Y., where he continued to reside. He
d. March, 1870. She d. May, 1875. Ten ch. by first mar-

ii. \YiLLiAM. b. Sept. 5. 1799, in East Hamilton, N. Y.; m. Rosette
Foote. b. Feb. 14, 1797, dau. of .Jesse and Mary (Skinner)
Foote of Colchester, Conn. He d. Feb. 5, 1875, in Col-
chester. N. Y. Ch.: 1. Cordelia R., b. Jan. 4, 1827;
unm.: lives in Hamilton. N. Y. 2. I>evereaux William,
b. Dec. 18, 1830; m. Jan. 23, 1861, Fidelia Kinney, b.
Xov.. 1840. dau. of Edwin and Lucinda (Hubbard) Kin-
ney. She d. Oct. 5, 1890, ae. nearly 50 yrs. He m. (2),
De"c. 16. 1891, Miss Rose Howe, dau. of Stillman and ( Col-
son) Howe. He d. Feb. 26, 1901. Ch.: i. William D.,
b Oct. 28. 1866. 3. Ambrosia, b. ; d. in infancy.

iii. Horace, b. Nov. 22. 1801. in East Hamilton, N. Y.; m. Nov.
28. 1830. Olive Brainerd. dau. of Ezra and Olive (Brainerd)
Brainerd. his cousin.

iv. Almira. b. Jan. 7. 1810. in East Hamilton, N. Y.; m. Aug.,
1840, Ira Sherman. He was a stonecutter. She d. July 30,
1851. No eh.

V. Robert Robbixs. b. Dec. 31. 1811. in East Hamilton, N. \.;
m. Oct. 7, 1839, Ursula Felton, dau. of Robards and
Martha (Stacy) Felton. He was a farmer and hop grower



Fifth Generation. "9

in East Haiuiltoii, N. Y. Ho d. Xov. 7. ISnO. She d. Sept.

23, 1891. Ch.: Two sons. b. : d. at birth. 3.

Martha Stacy, b. Aug. 28, 1854; d. Oct. 31. 1855, in West-
chester, Conn., while liev parents were on a visit at that

53. .ViiAZiAii^ Beainard ( ll'i7/(>(»i-*, Stephen^, Daniel^, Daniel^)
of Westchester Soc., town of Colchester, New London Co.,
Conn.; ui. (by Jacob Scales, pastor of Second Congrega-
tional Chvu-ch in Colchester), March 29, 1824, Hnldah
Foote, b. Dec. 4, 1791, dan. of Nathaniel and- Abigail
(Foote) Foote of AVcstchester, Conn. His life was spent
in liis native town, Colchester, Westchester Soc. In his
earlier years he taught school for several seasons with suc-
cess ; later he occupied many positions of honor and trust.
lie was acting Justice of the jjeace from 1828 to 1835,
inclusive, and in 1839. He represented his town in the
legislature during the sessions of 1829 and 1830 with much
credit to himself and satisfaction to his constituents. Being
often called upon to settle local differences among his
townsmen, he managed them \\'\\\\ so iiiiicli tact that he got
the title among his ni'i,i:lil"ii-s nl' l)('in<;' the peace maker.
He was a man of large and coimiiaiuling figure, being six
feet and one inch in height and correspondingly heavy.
Possessing more than an ordinary degree of intelligence
and of strict integrity, he enjoyed the honor and respect of
his associates during life and was lamented at death.
He was a farmer, having built his house at the time of his
marriage on the site where his grandfather built when he
settled in the Southwest district, Westchester Society.
She was a teacher many seasons, having taught one
summer at Cold Spring, Long Island. She was of a
quiet and gentle disposition, social and pleasing in her man-
ners, and much respected and beloved by her relatives and
friends. If the poor needed a helper or friend, she was
ever ready to sympathize witli them and to render such aid
as time and strength would permit her to do. The follow-
ing words of King Lemuel in Proverbs, Chapter 31, are
a]iplicable to her: "She layeth her hands to the spindle,
and her hands hold the distaff. She stretcheth out her
hands to the poor: yea, she reaclieth forth her hands to tlie
necd5^ She openeth her moutli willi wisdom: and in her
tongue is the law of kindn<'Ks. She looketh well tn the
ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idle-
ness." She was blind the eight last years of her life. Mr.
Amaziah Brainard d. April 1, 1841, ae. 60 yrs., 9 nios.,
19 ds. Mrs. Huldah (Foote) Brainard* d. at Hartford,
Conn., Aug. 9, 1881, ae. 89 yrs., 8 mos., 5 ds. She was
buried in the cemetery in the Southwest district in West-
chester, Conn., by the side of her husliand.

* The marking on her lieniUtone is wronjr. It makes her one year tc

80 Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy.

Children :

118. i. Leveuett. b. Feb. 13, 1828, in Westchester, Conn.

ii. Albert, b. June 26, 1832, in Westchester, Conn. In his early
life lie \Yorked on the farm, which had been in the Braiii-
ard family for three previous generations, attending school
winters and faiming during the summer months. His
schooling was finished at the State Normal School at New
Britain, Conn. He spent two winters teaching a district
school, while not neglecting his farming interests. In 1860
the farm was sold, and he came to Hartford, engaging in
the grocery business on Asylum St., where Hills & Co. are
(1902). under the firm name of Brainard & Bulkeley, Mr.
Frank Bulkeley being the other partner. About 1864 the
partnership was dissolved and the business discontinued.
He then became part owner in the Hartford Paper Com-
pany, whose mills are located in Poquonnoek and Rain-
bow, with an office in the building of The Case, Lock-
wood & Brainard Company in Hartford, Conn. He was a
member of the Veteran Association of the Hartford City
Guard. He joined the active company in Sept., 1862, and
was on duty with the company when they were guarding
the State Arsenal during the Civil War. He was a quiet,
industrious, and respected citizen, leaving mam- friends
to mourn his untimely death. Mr. Albert Brainard d.
June 16, 1878, lacking ten days of being 46 yrs. of age; unm.

iii. Lucy Abigail, b. J\me 26, 1832. in ^Vestchester, Conn. She
was five years a schoolteacher, and since then has had
charge of the house, and during much of that time the
otherwise unoccupied moments have been devoted to the
preparation of the Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy, compris-
ing all the descendants of the emigrant Daniel Brainerd.
wliieh work is now completed ; unm. She is registrar of the
Connecticut Chapter of the Daughters of the Founders and
Patriotsof America (1907).

54. Ikexa" Bkaixebd (William*, Stephen^, Daniel-, Daniel^) of
Westchester Soc, town of Colchester, New London Co.,
Conn. ; m. Daniel Adams Brainerd, son of Daniel and Ann
(Marsh) Brainerd of East Haddam, Conn. He moved to
East Hamilton, N. Y., and was a farmer. He also engaged
in teaching, receiving in payment for his services the sum
of six dollars and two-thirds of a dollar per month. Mrs.
Irena (Brainerd) Brainerd d. May 10, 1831, ae. 38 3TE.,
8 mos., 28 ds. Mrs. Daniel Adams Brainerd d. Oct. 28.
1831, ae. 61 jts.

Brainerd children:
i. LUCT Day. b. April 15. 1804. in East Hamilton. X. Y.
ii. Anne M., b. Aug. 23, 1806. in East Hamilton, N. Y.; d. June

20, 1808.
iii. Daniel Adams, b. Sept. 17, 1808, in East Hamilton. N. Y.
iv. Ira, b. Aug. 24, 1810, in East Hamilton, N. Y.
V. Edmund L.. b. Aug. 16, 1812. in East Hamilton. N. Y. : d.

April 5, 1813.
vi. Anne, b. Jan. 24, 1814, in East Hamilton, N. Y.; d. June 17,

vii. Eraste""maria, b. Feb. 15. 1816. in East Hamilton. N. Y.; <\.

. March 1, 1890.
viii. Clarissa, b. July 7. 1818. in East Hamilton. X. Y.; d. Sept.
14. 1818.


Fifth Generation. ^l

55. Orin^ Br-uxerd {William*, Stephen", DaincP, DaiiieP) of

Westchester Soc, town of Colchester. Xew London Co..
Conn.; m., about 1809, Sarah Brainerd, b. Sept. 13, 1786,
dan. of Stephen and Eachel (Daj') Brainerd of Westches-
ter Soc, town of Chatham. He was a fanner at Poolville,
N. Y. Mrs. Sarah (Brainerd) Brainerd d. March 19, 1858.
Mr. Orin Brainerd d. June 5. 186-5, ae. 81 yrs.
Xo children.

56. Susannah^ Brainekd {William*, Stephen^, Daniel-, Dan-

iel^) of Westchester Soc, town of Colchester, New London
Co., Conn.: m., Dec. 8, 1808, Joseph Staples, b. April 23,
1784, son of John and Ehoda (Day) Staples of Westches-
ter, Conn. He was justice of the peace for eight years or
more, and represented his town in the State Legisrature in
May, 1841. He was chosen Capt. of the 20th Eegt. and
2d Brigade in 1817. He was a farmer in Westchester,
Conn. He owned the farm which was given to the West-
chester Soc. by David Day and which was leased by him
for 999 years from the society. Mrs. Susannah (Brainerd)
Staples d. April 21, 1848, "ac 59 yrs., 11 mos., 30 ds.
Capt. Joseph Staples d. Ana'. 13. 1856, ae. 72 yrs., 3 mos.,
22 ds.

Staples children :

i. RiiODA Day. b. Xov. IS, 1809. in Westchester, Conn.; ni. Hay
4, 1853, her cousin, AVilliam Brainerd.

ii. Llct Brainerd. b. ]May 24, 1811, in Westchester. Conn.; m.
March 25, 1834. her cousin, Nathaniel Foote Brainerd.

iii. Sallv Maria, b. Jan. 25, 1813, in Westchester, Conn.; d. Sept.
24, 1831. ae. 18 yrs.

iv. John Brainerd. b. '.Tulv 22. 1814, in Westchester. Conn.; m.
Dec. 10. 1S5.-,. Liicvotia Bigelow, dau. of Onv and Nanr-v
(Hiir.ll ]'.]■■,■]. ,sv of folchester. Conn. Ho wn= juMifo of
the iM.irr in ls,-,7 ;,n.l 1S5S. He was chosen Lieiif. in 1S4!
and (apt. in IS-lj and 1843. He d. Aug. 11. is.jO. Cli.:
1. A son. b. .

V. Susannah, b. May 4, 1816. in Westchester, Coim.; m..
March 13, 1861. Timothy Allen Averv. He enlisted in the
Civil War. and d. Sept. 21. 1863. at sea, 40 miles south of
Cape Henry, on his way back from service. He was a far-
mer in Lebanon. Conn." She m. (2), 1867, Job Card. Slie
was a tailoress before marriage. She d. June 22. 1883, ae.
6" yrs. Slip v-:is stricken with paralysis about two yrs. be-
forr Inr (l(:it!i niid for the last eight months was entirely
holpl.'.-. \,. rliil.iivn.

vi. Doixv li;i M.. I., .inly 1.".. 1S21, in Westchester, Conn.; d. Sept.
17. ls:{l, ae, 10 yrs., 2 mos.. 2 ds.

vii. RoxT Eliz.v. b. Dec' 15, 1824. in Westchester. Conn.; m. Sept.
l.i. 1861. Demas Carrier. She d. Dec. 9, 1877. He d. Dee.
13.1803. Cli.: 1. Josie Demas. b. Mav 11. 1862; d. Sept.
8. 1862. 2. Susie JMinette. b. Sept. 28, 1865: m. Robert
Brown. 3. Atta Bell, b. .Jan. 2. 1867; m. Clarence Norton:
res. North Westchester. Conn.

viii. Joseph Orrin, b. July 30, 1826, in Westchester, Conn.: d.
March 31, 1827, ae. 8 mos.

ix. Jerdsha Keixogg. b. Jan. 24, 182S. in Westchester. Conn.: d.
Oct. 14. 1867, ae. 40 yrs.; unm.


Brainenl-Brainard Gcnealoyjj.

57. EoxY^ BILA.1XEED {William-*, Stephen"-, Daniel-, Daniel'^) of
Westchester Soc., town of Colchester, New London Co.,
Conn.; m., Feb. 1, 1812, or, h}- church record, Dec. 10,
Reuben Brainerd, b. Sept. 24, 1T82, son of Stephen and
Rachel (Day) Brainerd of Westchester Soc, town of Chat-
ham, Conn. He was a farmer living on the farm of his
father in Westchester Soc, town of Chatham. Mrs. Roxy
(Brainerd) Brainerd d. March 11, 1824:, ae. 32 yrs., 18 ds.
.He m. (2), N^ov.. 1826, Ann Savage, b. Sept. 18, 1795,
dan. of Luther and Prudence (Goodrich) Savage of
Chatham, now Portland, Conn. Mr. Reuben Brainerd d.
of a cancer, Nov. 18, ISO.i, ae. 77 yrs., 3 mos., 24 ds. Jlrs.
Ann (Savage) Brainerd il. Feb. !\ 1874. ac 78 vrs., (i mos.,
21 ds.

Brainerd children by the first marriage:
i. Stephen Day, b. Aug. 10, 1813. in Westchester, Conn.
ii. Dolly Lucretla., b. Sept. 9, 1817, in Westchester, Conn.; d.

May 30, 18.54, ae. 36 yrs., 7 mos., 2 ds.
iii. A dau., b. April 8, 1819, in Westchester, Conn.; d. April 8,

iv. An infant child, b. in Westchester, Conn.; d. .Jan.. 1821.

Child by the second marriage :

V. Abby Anjj. b. Dec. 8. 1827. in Westchester. Conn.; d. Aug. 1.

58. Saeaii^ Braixekd {WiUiani*, Stephen"-, Daniel'-, Daniel^) of
Westchester Soc, town of Colchester, Xew London Co.,
Conn.; m., Sept., 1815, Brainerd Emmons, b. Sept. 20,
1782, son of Noadiah and Elizabeth Champion (Brainerd)
Emmons of Millington, Conn. He was a farmer in Pool-
ville, N. Y. Mr. Brainerd Emmons d. May 24, 1825.
She m. (2), May 1 or 5, 1827, Elisha Fuller, b. Oct. 3,
1771, son of Elisha and Sarah (Sparrow) Fuller of Mil-
lington, Conn., afterwards of East Hamilton, N. Y. His
first wife was Rachel Brainerd, her cousin. He was a far-
mer in Poolville, X. Y. 'Mr. Elisha Fuller d. April 3,
1845. Mrs. Sarah (Brainerd) (Emmons) Fuller d. June
26 or 28, 1880, ac 86 ats., in Dexter, Midi., where she had
gone to live with her daughter, Mrs. Lane She was the
last one of her father's family.

Emmons child by the first marriage :
i. Sarah Elizabeth, b. July 12, 1816. in East Hamilton, N. Y. ;
m. Nov. 23, 1834. Andrew .J. Forbes of Poolville. N. Y.
She d. Meh. 8. 1879. Ch.: 1. Rosalthe B.. b. .June 25,
1836; d. .July 16, 1837. 2. Brainard E.. b. .Jan. .5. 1S38;
m. .June 2. 1858. Ellen S. Nash. dau. of Loring and AIniira
(Cadwell) Nash. She d. .July 17, 18.59. He ni.''(2). Jan. 14,
1860, Ardelissa Brown, dau. of Walter and Harriet Bro\vn.
He d. July 28, 1901, in New Hartford. N. Y., where he was
a physician. Ch. i. Nellie B., b. Feb. 27. 1862. ii.
Charl'ie B.. b. May 1.5. 1864. iii. Walter D.. b. Dec. 10,
1SC8. iy. Andrew J., b. Axvi. 21. 1874. 3. Lavantia



Fifth Geiic ration. S3

Biuiiette. b. Oct. 2. 1840: d. ilay 16, 1S57. 4. Sarah A.,
b. Dee. 4. 1842; d. JIaich 27, 1844. o. Sarah Adell, b. July
8, 1845: m. Nov. 9, 1864, Dr. Nelson L. Griswold. She d.
June 17, 1867. 6. Elizabeth Flora, b. Feb. 1, 1851: in.
Aug. 8, 1869, her late sister's husband. Dr. Nelson L. Gris-
wold. She d. Dee. 25, 1869. His first wife was Mary Dean;
He ni. (4) Nettie Anderson. He d. July 9, 1901, in tFtica,
N. Y.

Fuller children by the second marriage :

ii. RoxY IREXA, b. Jlay 6. 1828, in East Hamilton, N. Y.; m.
July 5, 1846, John Muir, b. Dec. 28. 1827, son of John and
Mary Muir. He deserted his wife. She d. Oct. 1878.
Ch.: 1. Mary A., b. May 26, 1847; d. Autr. 28, 1860. 2.
Frank, b. Feb. 7, 1860. 3. Mary, b. Sept. 25, 1863.

iii. Laira Celixda. b. Aug. 12. 1830. in East Hamilton, N. Y.;
m. Nov. 2. 1848, William H. Lane, b. July 22, 1823. son
of Benjamin and Almira (Booth) Lane. Ch.; 1. Herbert
D.. b. April 3. 1850; m. Jan. 6, 1869, Emma R. Arnold, b.
Oct. 16, 1846. dau. of Calvin C. and Lucretia C. (Gridley)
Arnold. Ch.; i. Heniy C, b. Nov. 22, 1869. ii. Elisha
B., b. Oct. 15. 1871. 2. Elisha D., b. Dec. 5, 1851; m. Dec.
23, 1875. Belinda E. Arnold, b. Aug. 6, 1850. dau. of Calvin
C. and Lucretia 0. (Gridley) Arnold. 3. John H., b. Dec.
16, 1853. Mrs. L. C. Lane d. May, 1881, in Dexter, Mich.,
whither slie had gone lo live.

iv. Elisha, b. June 5. 1832, in East Hamilton, N. Y.; d. March
13, 1833.

v. Deboeah Salome, b. July 5. 1835, in East Hamilton, N. Y. ; ni.
Nov. 8, 1854, Orsemus C. Sawdy, b. Feb. 16, 1832, son of
Frederick and Ruth (Wake) Sawdy. Ch.; 1. Frederick
S., b. Dec. 31, 1856; d. May 23, 1859. 2. Andrew B.. b.
Aug. 19. 1861. 3. Adie, b.' Oct. 22, 1865. 4. Freddy, b.
July -30, 1868. 5. Nora, b. Sept. 27. 1872.

59. Dorothy'' Brainerd {William*, Stephen^, Daniel", DanieP)
of Westchester Soc, town of Colchester, Xew London Co.,
Conn.; m. (by Jacob Scales, pastor of the Second Congre-
gational Church of Colchester), Dec. 1, 1819, Orin Staples,
b. Feb. 28, 1T88, sou of John and Ehoda (Day) Staples of
Westchester, Conu. He was a Lieut, in the 20th Eegt. and
3d Brigade in 1819, aud Capt. in 1822-1823. Mr. Orin
Staples d. Aug. 9, 1826, ae. 38 yrs., 5 mos., 11 ds. The
following ai-ticle was in The Middlesex Gazette of Atig.
16, 1826 : "A few weeks before his death he was called to
bid adieu to thi.' fascinating charms of a beloved child and
with ]uucli weakness followed it to the grave. He was a
man mild and pleasant in his manners, kind in his dispo-
sition, affectionate and social in his feelings, and as a mem-
ber of society was much esteemed and respected and their
sympathy with the relatives manifest their sensibility to the
loss thev sustain bv his death." He was a farmer. She
m. (2) "June 26, 1838, Talcott L. Buell, b. July 14, 1775,
sou of Joseph and Mercy (CaiTier) Buell. He was a
miller and lived at the Iron Works, Westchester, Conn.
She was a person of good intelligence, pleasing and kind
in her manners, and highly esteemed by her neighbors.

Braincrd-Bvaiuard Genealogy.

friends and I'L-lativcs. She was very industrious, and her
influence was so great that in her immediate neighbor-
hood and among her relatives she received the title of
" Queen Bee." She ]iossessed the qualities of a truly
noble woman, admired and beloved by all and sincerely
mourned. Mrs. Dorothy or Dolly (Brainerd) (Staples)
Buell d. July 14, 1860, ae. 64 yrs., 8 mos., 9 ds. He m.
(3), widow Louisa D. Main of East Haddam, Conn. His
first wife was Mary Carrier, dau. of Col. Uriah and Mary
(Gates) Carrier of Westchester. Conn. He was blind the
few last years of his life. He was representative to the
Connecticut Legislature in 1856. Mr. Talcott L. Buell d.
May 2, 1885. ae. 87 yrs.

Staples children l)y the first marriage:

i. William Orin, b. Dec. 1, 1821. in Westchester, Conn.; ni.
April 8, 1844, Abby Jane Carrier, b. Nov. 22, 1824, dau. of
Oren and Prudence Robbins (Loomis) Carrier of West-
clipster. Conn. He d. Oct. 27, 1862. He was a farmer and
iiuiiliiiit. She <\. July 17, 1904, in Colchester, Conn., and
wa^ liinicil \>\ tlie .side of her husband in the cemetery at
Nortli W I'sti iicstor or Iron Works district in Westchester,
Conn. Ch.: 1. William Orin, Jr., b. Jan. 27, 1845. in
Westchester, Conn., ni., Dec. 15, 1869, Elinora Prior, b. July
1, 1848, or 1838, dau. of Jonathan Newman and Adeline
(Marks) Prior of Middleto-nTi, Conn. She d. Aug. 3, 1872,
He m. (2), Apr. 14, 1875, Caroline Elizabeth Nettleton, b.
Aug. 11, 1849, dau. of Abner and Hannah (Stevens) Nettle-
ton of iliddletown. Conn. He d. Nov. 24, 1899, in New
Haven, Conn., ae. 54 yrs. He was National Secretary of the
Daughters of America, and was a member of the Masons, the
Knielits of Pythias, and the A. O. U. W. Ch. by the second
maniage: i. Herbert Claude, b. Sept. 29, 1876. ii. Edith
May. b. June 12, 1879; d. Oct. 17, 1879, ae. 4 mos., 5 ds.
iii." William Eugene, b. Sept. 20, 1880. 2. Jennie Eliza-
beth, b. .Jan. 10, f850; m. Feb. 19, 1874, Seth Hall Plumb, b.
May 18, 1844, son of Setli Gilbert and Catherine Savage
(Hall) Plumb of Ada, Kent Co., Mich. He d. Jan. 15, 1906,
at the house of his brother-in-law, Carroll Eugene Staples,
in Colchester. Conn. Ch.: i. Rav Sheldon, b. Aug. 11, 1882:
d. April 1. 1SS7. He was a briglit nn.l intfvr<tin.j- Hiild,
far iMV.ind lii, vrars in intcllij;<'ii(i'. Mv. Seth Hall Plumb
liv,.l in Nr» I hum, ( unn., an.l wa- a tvax-^liiiLi -.ilr.^nian.
;;. ( avn.ll i:u-cnr, h. April ii. IS.Vi. in Wc^tclu.stcr, Cuin,:
m. Feb. Ui. 187(!. Ella Maria Kellogg, b. Nov. 22. 1853, dau.
of George and L. Maria (PajTie) Kellogg of Colchester,
Conn. No ch.

ii. LrCY RoxAN^-A. b. .Jan. 13. 1824. in Westchester. Conn.; d.
June 4. 1826.

iii. Dorothy Roxaxxa. b. April 15. 1826. in Westchester. Conn.;
m. Sept. 15. 1850. Ralph Henry Skinner, b. Jan. 20, 1827,
son of Asahel and Jerusha (tracv) Skinner, He was a
farmer in Westchester, Conn. He "d. .June 26, 1863. Ch.:
1. Carlton Henry, b. Aug. 8, 1851. 2. Alice Roxanna. b.
Feb. 24, 1856, in Westchester. Conn.; m. Dec. 17. 1885.
Frank Albert Williams, b. .Juno 10, isr,^. ^,,n of DeWitt
Clinton and Fannv Donne (Srl,l,n. \\illia)ii>. He is a

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