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Amos Brainerd, Jr
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Birth: 1795
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1870
Defiance County
Ohio, USA

Amos Brainerd,Jr.6 b. 1795,( Amos,Sr. 5, Elisha 4, Deacon Elijah 3, Elijah 2, Daniel 1) the fourth of thirteen children born to Amos Brainerd, Sr. and Rachel Brainerd, daughter of Dudley and Mindwell (Ackley) Brainerd of Haddam, CT, and a cousin of Amos.

His father, Amos Brainard, Sr., one of the earliest settlers of Newburgh, Ohio made his western venture when nearly 50 years of age. He was a farmer and shoemaker, before coming to Newburgh and lived on a farm near Newburg, OH toiling early and late to clear it of the timber and heavy undergrowth that covered it.

Amos was 28 yrs old when his father, Amos Brainerd, Sr., met with a sudden and violent death. One day, in 1823, his father was in a field at work with a yoke of oxen, when a furious storm of wind and rain broke upon him, and while hastening back to his dwelling, a falling tree crushed out his life. 

Three years later in 1826, Amos, Jr. (my 3rd great grandfather) married Lydia Thompson, daughter of Adam and Elizabeth Thompson, b. 1805 in Savannah Wayne County, NY. Lydia died May 12, 1843 at the age of 38. Then he married Jane Boyer. In abt 1834 He moved from Wayne Co. NY to Tamer, Delaware Co, Ohio He was a farmer. Amos, Jr. died in Defiance County, Ohio.

Children of Amos, Jr. and Lydia:

1. Polly BRAINERD, b. Jan 1827, Wayne, New York
2. James BRAINERD, b. 15 Jul 1828, Savannah, Wayne,NY (2nd gt. grandfather)m. Catherine Violet Nicol, dau. of William May Nicol III and Margaret Pollack. 5 children but only three lived to adulthood.
3. Alva BRAINERD, b. 1831, Savannah, Wayne, New York. Killed in 1862 in the battle of Pea Ridge in the Civil War. It is said he married and had 2 children.
4. Rachel BRAINERD, [infant], b. 1833, Savannah, Wayne, New York d. 1833
5. Maria BRAINERD, b. 1835
6. Ebenezer BRAINERD, [infant], b. 1837. d. 1839
7. Julia BRAINERD,b. 1839 [infant], b. 1839
8. daughter BRAINERD,b. 1841 [infant], b. 1841
Family links: 
  Amos Brainard (1769 - 1823)
  Rachel Brainerd Brainerd (1770 - 1848)
  Lydia Thompson Brainerd (1805 - 1843)
  James Brainard (1828 - 1892)*
  Salinda Cochran Brainard Hamilton (1791 - 1869)*
  Amos Brainerd (1795 - 1870)
  Deming Brainard (1799 - 1824)*
  Timothy Brainard (1801 - 1828)*
  Alvah Hubbard Brainard (1807 - 1865)*
  Hiram Ackley Brainerd (1808 - 1887)**
  Sylvester Dudley Brainerd (1809 - 1892)*
  Emiline Brainard Goff (1811 - 1892)*
*Calculated relationship
Harvard Grove Cemetery
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Created by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Record added: Jun 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92177112
Amos Brainerd, Jr
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- ms1952
 Added: Apr. 8, 2016

- Sherry
 Added: Jul. 20, 2015
Honoring the memory of my 2nd gt. grandfather.
- Evelyn Rowe Nelson
 Added: Jul. 9, 2015
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