|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1851|
|Death: ||Mar. 31, 1878|
Charles was born on July 18, 1851 in Illinois. Charles is the fourth son and sixth child of William Henry Brainard and Theresa Abigail Bushnell. By 1852 Charles had five living siblings, Helen (1837), Celia B (1839), William Oakley (1844), Henry Kirk (1845), and Cora (1849).
According to the 1860 Census, Charles was born in Illinois to his parents, William Henry Brainard who was an attorney and Theresa Abigail Bushnell. In 1860 the family was living in Summerset, Adair County, Iowa. The census shows William H, Theresa, William G, Henry, Cora, and Charles living in the home. Charles was 8 years old at the time.
On April 9, 1876, Marriage certificates show Charles marrying Miss Clara H Carllon in Nodaway County, Missouri. Charles was 24 years old.
Charles died at 26 years, 8 months and 13 days old.
William Henri Brainard (1808 - 1887)
Theresa Abigail Bushnell Brainard (1818 - 1912)
Helen Brainard Husted (1837 - 1914)*
Celia Brainard Lord (1839 - 1921)*
Henry Kirk Brainard (1845 - 1910)*
William Oakley Brainard (1848 - 1912)*
Cora Theresa Brainard VanBaskirk (1849 - 1894)*
Charles N Brainard (1851 - 1878)
Has an open book on the top of the headstone that says "Holy Bible" on it.
Underneath that it reads...
Son of W.H. and T.A. Brainard
March 31, 1878
26y, 8m, 13d
Under that is some writing that is cut off because the stone is broken.
Maintained by: Family History Detective
Originally Created by: Pat O'Dell
Record added: Feb 13, 2012
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