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Henry David Ross Brainard
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1863
De Kalb
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1931
Mitchell County
Iowa, USA

Henry David Ross Brainard (66) was the second of five children born to James Brainard and Violet Catherine Nicol. He was born in DeKalb, St. Lawrence County, NY in 1863. He lived at 45 Union Township, Mitchell County, Iowa and was a retired farmer. He was a generous man and active in the Methodist church in Stacyville, IA.

On Oct. 10, 1929 in Little Cedar, Iowa Henry married widower, Anna Emelia (Struck) Scantlebury (1864-1936) born in Kilbourn, WI the daughter of Susanna Gujer (1844-1923 Swiss immigrant) and John Henry Struck (1832-1887 German immigrant) who settled in Kilbourn City Columbia County, WI.

He took care of his mother, Violet Catherine Nicol Brainard before she died. He willed his 80 acre farm to Grace Edna Nicholas Rowe, my grandmother, wife of Charles Henry Rowe.

Henry unexpectedly died of heart failure aggravated by heat exhaustion working in his corn field. Anna, his wife had check him at 11:30 a.m. and he was fine, but by noon she could not see him as she was ready to call him to lunch.

They farmed in Union Township, Mitchell County 1 mile west of David, Iowa. They were members of the Methodist Church in Stacyville, IA. (no children)

He is preceded in death by his parents, James Brainard and Violet Catherine Nicol, and all of his siblings,who died early: Anna Eliza, Mabel and James Alva Brainard as well as his sister Cora Virilla Brainard Nicholas.

Records from my grandmother, Grace Edna Nicoholas.

Estate of Henry David Ross Brainard signed on 10th of Oct. 1929 naming his wife, Anna as his executor.
Family links: 
  James Brainard (1828 - 1892)
  Violet Catherine Nicol Brainard (1838 - 1914)
  Anna Emelia Struck Brainard (1864 - 1936)*
  Cora Virilla Brainard Nicholas (1860 - 1900)*
  Henry David Ross Brainard (1863 - 1931)
  Annie Eliza Brainard (1871 - 1872)*
*Calculated relationship
Stacyville Cemetery
Mitchell County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Originally Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Jul 16, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14948272
Henry David Ross Brainard
Added by: K. Pike
Henry David Ross Brainard
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Henry David Ross Brainard
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
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