Joel/5 Brainerd

M, #29683, (21 November 1764 - 13 January 1835)
Father*Capt. Daniel/4 Brainerd1,2 b. 13 Sep 1734, d. 3 May 1798
Mother*Esther/4 Brainerd1,2 b. 10 Jul 1734, d. 11 May 1769
Appears on charts:Descendants of Dea. Thomas/2h Brooks
Descendants of Jabez/3h Brooks
Descendants of Daniel/4h Brooks
Last Edited:29 Jul 2017

Children with Eunice/5h Brooks:

  • Leicester/6h Brainerd6 b. 11 Aug 1788, d. 10 Aug 1871
  • Fanny/6h Brainerd6 b. 4 Mar 1790, d. 5 Jan 1861
  • Seth/6h Brainerd6 b. 9 Jan 1792, d. 13 Sep 1877
  • Lucy Lavinia/6h Brainerd6 b. 19 Dec 1795, d. 15 Jul 1870
  • Asel/6h Brainerd6 b. 28 Apr 1797, d. 26 Apr 1798
  • Aristarchus/6h Brainerd6 b. 13 Jan 1801, d. 5 Dec 1878
  • Rev. Wellman A/6h Brainerd6 b. 18 Apr 1807, d. 25 Feb 1890
Joel/5 Brainerd, perhaps a twin, was born 21 Nov 1764 at Middletown, CT, per town record. (Lucy Brainard variously places the birth at Chatham or Middle Haddam. Pencilled marginalia in the copy of Brainerd-Brainard Family consulted says that he and his siblings were born in Middle Haddam per "Ferris," p. 64.)1,2 He married, 24 May 1787 at Chatham (now East Hampton), Eunice/5h Brooks, daughter of Capt. Daniel/4h Brooks and Elizabeth Hurlburt.3,4,5 He died at Chatham 13 Jan 1835, a. 706, and she in Ohio 10 Jun 1840, a. 72.5,6

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Joel Brainerd b.
  2. [S549] Lucy Abigail Brainard, Brainerd-Brainard Family, 2:57, Esther (28.) Brainerd; 2:64, Daniel (40.) Brainerd.
  3. [S508] Frederick William Bailey, Early Connecticut Marriages, Chatham, Eunice Brooks/Joel Brainerd m.
  4. [S643] Unknown author, "Brooks Genealogy" (handwritten family record of Thomas Brooks of Haddam and descendants), Glastonbury (CT) Historical Society. Hereinafter Haddam Brooks Genealogy.
  5. [S629] David V. Hoffman, citing family history file submitted by Lillian Antoinette Kruger Brooks, Town Hall, Haddam.
  6. [S549] Brainerd-Brainard Family, 2:108, Joel (135.) Brainerd.