Rev David Brainerd

Rev David Brainerd

Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Death 9 Oct 1747 (aged 29)
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 11160 · View Source
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American Missionary to Native Americans. Died of tuberculosis at the home of Jonathan Edwards in Northhampton, Massachusetts. He was close to Edward's daughter, Jerusha (who is buried next to Brainerd). His Journal was published and has had a telling effect on many Christians since, including John Wesley, founder of Methodism.


Sacred to the
memory of the
Rev. David Brainard,
a faithful and laborious
Missionary to the
Stockbridge, Delaware,
and Susquehannah
Tribes of Indians,
who died in this town,
Oct. 10, 1747.


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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev David Brainerd (20 Apr 1718–9 Oct 1747), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11160, citing Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .