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Rev John Brainerd
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1720
East Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1781
Deerfield
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA

John Brainerd was the seventh of nine children born to Hon. Hezekiah Brainerd and Dorothy (Hobart) Mason. He graduated from Yale in 1746 where he studied theology. He was a Presbyterian. John became a missionary to the Indians following his famous brother, David Brainerd.

John Brainerd married twice. First, to Experience Lion on Nov. 1, 1752. To this union were born three children:

1. Sophia Brainerd, b. Aug. 11, 1753 d. Sept. 8, 1758

2. Mary Brainerd B. July 18, 1755 m. Dr. John Ross.They had 4 children: Sophia, John, Elizabeth and Alexander.

3. David Brainerd b. Ap. 11, 1757 d. Sept. 11, 1758

His wife, Experience, died less than eighteen months after the birth of their last child.

John married Mrs. Elizabeth Price in 1766. They had no children. She died Aug. 28, 1788. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hezekiah Brainerd (1681 - 1727)
  Dorothy Hobart Brainerd (1679 - 1732)
 
 Spouse:
  Experience Lyon Brainard (____ - 1757)*
 
 Children:
  Sophia Brainerd (1753 - 1758)*
  David Brainerd (1757 - 1758)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hezekiah Brainerd (1708 - 1774)*
  Dorothy Brainerd Smith (1709 - 1754)*
  Nehemiah Brainerd (1711 - 1742)*
  Jerusha Brainerd Spencer (1714 - 1747)*
  David Brainerd (1718 - 1747)*
  John Brainerd (1720 - 1781)
  Israel Brainerd (1725 - 1748)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

REV. JOHN BRAINERD,
Born
Feb. 27, 1720,
Died
Mar. 18, 1781,
aged 61 y'rs & 8 da's.
His remains repose beneath the church.
"The memory of the just is blessed." Prov. 10.7. "Faithful until death." Rev. 2.10.
Remains placed in vault
beneath this stone,
March 18, 1907.

 
Burial:
Deerfield Presbyterian Cemetery
Deerfield
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Originally Created by: BP
Record added: Aug 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41110351
Rev John Brainerd
Added by: Jo Peterson
 
Rev John Brainerd
Added by: Jo Peterson
 
Rev John Brainerd
Added by: BP
 
 
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Rest In Peace, Cousin (2C7R).
- James E. Welch
 Added: Apr. 11, 2016

- Sherry
 Added: Jul. 20, 2015

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