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Lt William Henry Harrison Brainard
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Birth: May 13, 1836
Death: Jul. 1, 1922

William Henry Harrison Brainard was born in Albany, NY on May 13, 1836. On July 26, 1857 he married to Georgiana Simpson (b. Oct. 4, 1838 in Middlebury, VT). They had eight children, five sons and three daughters, all born in Albany, NY.

William was a lumber inspector in Albany, NY, and had been weigher of mails and assistant superintendent of the city.

During the Civil War he enlisted in the 177th NY Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He enrolled at Albany, to serve nine months, and mustered in as second lieutenant, Co, B, Oct 17, 1862; as first lieutenant, Feb 12, 1863; mustered out with company, Sept 10, 1863, at Albany, NY. Commissioned second lieutenant, Nov 24, 1862, with rank from Oct 17, 1862, original; first lieutenant, March 23, 1863, with rank from Feb 11, 1863.

William H. Brainard died of bronchial pneumonia on July 1, 1922 at Poughkeepsie, NY. He was 86 years old at the time of his death. He is buried in Lot 169, Section 112 of Albany Rural Cemetery in Menands, NY. 
 
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 Parents:
  Elijah Brainard (1774 - 1840)
  Asenath Plumb Brainard (1792 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Georgianna Simpson Brainard (1838 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Emma Louise Brainard Sater (1859 - 1936)*
  Hattie Frances Brainard (1875 - 1891)*
  Clarence Hascy Brainard (1883 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Brainard (1809 - 1854)*
  Louisa Brainard (1814 - 1886)*
  Emeline Brainerd Brainerd (1817 - 1909)*
  Elijah H Brainard (1820 - 1880)*
  Leonard Brainard (1827 - 1912)*
  Albert Brainard (1829 - 1924)*
  Marietta Brainard Bullock (1833 - 1882)*
  William Henry Harrison Brainard (1836 - 1922)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Civil War Soldier, served with the 177th NY Infantry
 
Burial:
Albany Rural Cemetery
Menands
Albany County
New York, USA
Plot: Lot 169, Section 112
 
Created by: Mark Bodnar
Record added: Sep 04, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11674879
Lt William Henry Harrison Brainard
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- ms1952
 Added: May. 4, 2015
Rest in Peace.
- RebelRose1861
 Added: Mar. 2, 2007
RIPOSA IN PACE.
- arianna
 Added: Sep. 30, 2006
 
 
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