Joseph Brace

Male31 January 1742–21 August 1812

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Brace was born on 31 January 1742, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Captain Henry Brace, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Cadwell, was 28. He married Jemima Williams in 1761, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 21 August 1812, in Victor, Victor, Ontario, New York, United States, at the age of 70.

Photos and Memories (3)

Do you know Joseph? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Brace
Jemima Williams
Marriage: 1761
Jemima Brace
Joseph Brace
Joel Brace
Elizabeth Brace
Elisha Brace Sr
Esther Brace
Reuben Williams Brace
John Brace

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Brace, "Massachusetts, Revolutionary War, Index Cards to Muster Rolls, 1775-1783"
  • Capt. Henry Brace and Elisabeth Cadwell family in Connecticut, U.S., Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920
  • Brace family in "U.S., Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1761Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (6)


    Age 34

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


    Age 34

    New York is the 11th state.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 39

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French braz, brace, brase ‘arm’, probably used of someone with a strong arm or with a deformity of the arm.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.