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Edwin Brayton
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Birth: May 18, 1828
Harmony
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1908
Ukiah
Mendocino County
California, USA

Married Emily Nancy (Treat) BRAYTON 27 Dec 1849 Leeds, Columbia, Wisconsin.

Edwin shares a marker with his wife Emily Nancy (Treat) BRAYTON and her stepmother Lydia M. (Roy) TREAT

FROM: Recollections of Alvin Brayton:
Edwin Brayton came to California by prairie schooner in 1859, 10 years after his marriage to Emily Treat. She came, with family, around Cape Horn. The family moved to El Cajon, in San Diego County, in 1882 to farm. Edwin was a farmer and contracted redwood ties for the railroads. He always seemed to have money. While in Navarro Ridge, California, Edwin received a message from his brother, Jones Lincoln Brayton, that he had struck it rich. Edwin went by boat to Washington, and by horse to the Snake River, where he found Jones, but no fortune! Jones and two others had formed a mining company. Jones was killed on the Snake River, Washington Territory, by Indians on March 3, 1863 while protecting their supplies. His partners found him on their return. Edwin is said to have stood guard over Joaquin Murrietta when captured at Jackson. The Brayton family children went to school with the Rushing family children in Navarro Ridge, California. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Emily Nancy Treat Brayton (1830 - 1898)
 
 Children:
  Ernest Robin Brayton (1856 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Robin Agarwal
Originally Created by: Michael Harris
Record added: Sep 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30157010
Edwin Brayton
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Edwin Brayton
Added by: Michael Harris
 
Edwin Brayton
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Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
 
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My 3rd great-grandfather.
- Robin Agarwal
 Added: Jan. 4, 2012
 
 
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