Biographical Sketch of Stephen Brace
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Stephen Brace, immigrant ancestor, was born in England and came from London to this country in 1660. He owned Lot 13 on Charter street, Hartford, in 1673, and lived near Little River. He died at Hartford in 1692. His estate was valued at four hundred pounds. Children Elizabeth, Phebe, Ann, Stephen, John, Henry, mentioned elsewhere.
Henry, son of Stephen Brace, resided also at Hartford. His widow Ann and son Henry administered the estate which was valued at nine hundred and seventy-eight pounds. Before he died he gave to his son his carpenter tools, half his house and barn, and his grist mill holdings, in consideration that the son pay his debts and support him to the end of his life.
Captain Henry (2) Brace, son of Henry (1) Brace, was born about 1710. His will was proved in 1788, dated December 28, 1781. He was a carpenter and farmer at Hartford. His estate was valued at four hundred and sixty pounds. Children: Henry; Abel, baptized 1740, captain in the revolution, member of general assembly; Joseph.