Edward Brainard

17 January 1810–17 December 1880 (Age 70)
Paris, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Brainard was born on 17 January 1810, in Paris, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Seymour Brainard, was 38 and his mother, Susanna Gates, was 31. He married Deborah Millington about 1829, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Middlebury, Wyoming, New York, United States for about 30 years. He died on 17 December 1880, in West Middlebury, Middlebury, Wyoming, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in West Middlebury, Middlebury, Wyoming, New York, United States.

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Edward Brainard
Deborah Millington
Marriage: about 1829
Loraine Brainard

Spouse and Children


    Deborah Millington


about 1829
New York City, New York, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Age 2

The Town of Middlebury was formed on March 28, 1812 from the Town of Warsaw, part of Genesee County at that time.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edward Brainard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edward Bruinerd in household of Abbrel F Balknapp, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edward Brainard, "United States Census, 1850"

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