Lemuel Braley

1 October 1755–15 October 1819 (Age 64)
Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Lemuel

When Lemuel Braley was born on 1 October 1755, in Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, Roger Braley III, was 31 and his mother, Deborah Wing, was 35. He had at least 8 sons and 4 daughters with Keziah Jones. He died on 15 October 1819, in Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Lemuel Braley
1755–1819
Keziah Jones
1765–1810
Lemuel Braley
1785–1810
Elijah Braley
1787–1864
Stephen Braley
1789–1861
John Jones Braley
1790–1869
Abraham Braley
1792–
Keziah Braley
1794–
Abigail Braley
1796–
David Braley
1799–
Anna Braley
1801–1848
Simeon Braley
1801–
Solomon Braley
1804–1807
Deborah Braley
1806–1879

Spouse and Children

children

(12)

    Lemuel Braley

    Male1785–1810Male

    Elijah Braley

    Male1787–1864Male

    Stephen Braley

    Male1789–1861Male

    John Jones Braley

    Male1790–1869Male

    Abraham Braley

    Male1792–Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1763 · First Synagogue in America

Age 8

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.
1772 · The Gaspee Affair

Age 17

On June 9, 1772, colonists that are angry with the trade restrictions that Britain put them under, board the HMS Gaspee and set it ablaze. This was the first act of violence against the British on the North American continent.
1776

Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

1 English: probably a variant spelling of Brailey .2 French: from a diminutive of Brael, from Old French braiel, a belt knotted at the waist to hold up breeches, presumably an occupational name for a maker of such belts. There may be some connection with Breilly ( see Brallier ). This is a New England name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lemuel Braley in entry for Samuel Braley, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Lemuel Braley in entry for Anna Braley, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Lemuel Braley in entry for Solomon Braley, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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