Biographical Sketch of Moses Brayton

Discover your
family's story.

Enter a grandparent's name to get started.

choose a state:
Start Now

Moses Brayton, son of John Brayton, was born in Queensbury about 1798; he married (first) Hannah Jenkins, (second) ——– . The following matter in quotations was written by Rev. J. J. Brayton: “They were both very young and without unnecessary delay began replenishing the earth with another large family.” The wife died in 1836 and the father in 1846. Most of his ancestors were Baptists in religion but he was a Methodist. “My father’s occupation was that of lumberman and farmer. I include his religion with his business, because he `worked at it’ strenuously and all the time. He was of the original type of Methodists. I find none of the same kind in these days” : Children 1. Elijah, born October 22, 1818, a farmer in Illinois, “a grand soul who, like his namesake, should have been taken to Heaven in a chariot.” 2. George, born December 23, 1820, died 1829. 3. Fidelia, born December 11, 1822. 4. Henry, born January 19, 1825, a farmer in Illinois. 5. John, born February 10, 1827. 6. Rev. Jay J., mentioned elsewhere. 7. Rev. Orville, born May 26, 1831. 8. Mary C., born October 13, 1833 9. Dr. Samuel (by second wife), born April 19, 1838. 10. William H., born October 12, 1842, assistant surgeon in the United States Navy during the civil war, and afterward a prominent physician in Buffalo, New York.



MLA Source Citation:

Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 20 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-york/biographical-sketch-of-moses-brayton.htm - Last updated on May 19th, 2011


Categories:
Topics:
Locations:
Surnames:

Contribute to the Conversation!

Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.