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Deacon Elijah Brainerd, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1706
Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: May 9, 1764
Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA

Deacon Elijah3 Brainerd Jr. (58) (Elijah2, Daniel1) was the fourth of nine children born to Elijah Brainerd, Sr. and Mary Bushnell of Norwich, CT. 

He married Phebe Davis. (1710-1756) Elijah was a Deacon- Congregational Church in Haddam, July 12, 1759. He was a Farmer living in the Candlewood district of Haddam, CT. He was an Ensign of the 11th company in the 7th Regt. in CT Colony. 

Elijah Brainerd and Phebe Davis, daughter of Arthur & Mary Davis were married April 4, 1732 in Haddam, CT. 

They had 10 children:

1. Elisha4 Brainerd b. Mar. 7, 1733 Haddam, CT m. Martha Hubbard dau. of Deacon John & Elizabeth (Stow) Hubbard. He was a Farmer. (10 children) 

2. Elijah Brainerd b. Sept. 5, 1734 Haddam CT. 

3. Prosper Brainerd b. Jan 17, 1736 Haddam,CT. 

4. Mary Brainerd b.Feb. 3, 1738 Haddam,CT.

5. Zachariah Brainerd b. Feb. 6, 1741 Haddam,CT.

6. Susannah Brainerd b. Feb. 6, 1744 Haddam,CT.

7. Timothy Brainerd May 23, 1746 Haddam CT. d. 1753 Haddam CT. Graduated from Dartmouth College, Revolutionary War. Pastor of Congregational Church in Randolph VT, 1786. Also Pastor of Presbyterian Church in Pelham and Londonderry, NH 1805. His son was also a Pastor of the Episcopal Church in Warrenton and Williamsburg, NC. 

8. Mindwell Brainerd b. Oct. 7, 1748- Ap. 10, 1819 Haddam,CT m. Captian Arnold Hazelton Aug. 1777 in Haddam, CT. 

9. Martha Brainerd (17 yrs) b. Jan. 21, 1751 Haddam,CT. d. 1768 Guilford, CT 

10. Timothy Brainerd b. April 2, 1754 Haddam, CT m. Sarah Wilson in 1783.

Sources: Brainerd-Brainard Genealogy,
Haddam, CT Brief History 


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Elijah Brainerd (1677 - 1740)
  Mary Bushnell Brainerd (1675 - 1735)
 
 Spouse:
  Phebe Davis Brainerd (1710 - 1791)
 
 Children:
  Elisha Brainerd (1733 - 1790)*
  Elijah Brainerd (1734 - 1806)*
  Zachariah Brainerd (1741 - 1826)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elijah Brainerd (1706 - 1764)
  Jabez Brainerd (1714 - 1778)*
  Phineas Brainerd (1720 - 1803)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here Lies
Deacon Elijah Brainerd
He died May 9th A.D. 1764
in my 58 th year of his age
Life how Short
Eternity how long
 
Burial:
Higganum Cemetery
Higganum
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Originally Created by: John Beckstein
Record added: Nov 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61538067
Deacon Elijah Brainerd, Jr
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Deacon Elijah Brainerd, Jr
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