Ellen Elizabeth Virginia Brainard

F, b. 15 July 1854
Father*Van Rensselaer Brainard b. 1817, d. 26 Jan 1885
Mother*Ellen Maria Reynolds b. 28 Sep 1821, d. 10 Oct 1869
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEllen Elizabeth Virginia Brainard was also known as Brainerd.
Census DateLocation
2 July 1870Buena Vista, Richland, WisconsinEllen Elizabeth Virginia Brainard was listed in Van Rensselaer Brainard's household on the 1870 Census at Buena Vista, Richland, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 202.

Abigail Clarissa Brainard

F, b. 17 April 1856, d. 1946
Father*Van Rensselaer Brainard b. 1817, d. 26 Jan 1885
Mother*Ellen Maria Reynolds b. 28 Sep 1821, d. 10 Oct 1869
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAbigail Clarissa Brainard was also known as Brainerd.
Name VariationAbigail Clarissa Brainard was also known as Abby.
Married Name2 January 1878As of 2 January 1878,her married name was Carswell.
Census DateLocation
2 July 1870Buena Vista, Richland, WisconsinAbigail Clarissa Brainard was listed in Van Rensselaer Brainard's household on the 1870 Census at Buena Vista, Richland, Wisconsin.1

Child of Abigail Clarissa Brainard and John A. Carswell

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 202.

Ada Katharine Brainard

F, b. 28 December 1859, d. 9 November 1954
Father*Van Rensselaer Brainard b. 1817, d. 26 Jan 1885
Mother*Ellen Maria Reynolds b. 28 Sep 1821, d. 10 Oct 1869
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAda Katharine Brainard was also known as Ada Kate.
Name VariationAda Katharine Brainard was also known as Brainerd.
Married Name7 February 1883As of 7 February 1883,her married name was Smith.
Census DateLocation
2 July 1870Buena Vista, Richland, WisconsinAda Katharine Brainard was listed in Van Rensselaer Brainard's household on the 1870 Census at Buena Vista, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1880Ithaca, Richland, WisconsinAda Katharine Brainard was listed as a sister in Lenn Ober Brainard's household on the 1880 Census at Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin.

Children of Ada Katharine Brainard and Charles Nelson Smith

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 202.

Charles Clark Brainard

M, b. 23 March 1862, d. 1948
Father*Van Rensselaer Brainard b. 1817, d. 26 Jan 1885
Mother*Ellen Maria Reynolds b. 28 Sep 1821, d. 10 Oct 1869
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCharles Clark Brainard was also known as Charlie Clark.
Name VariationCharles Clark Brainard was also known as Brainerd.
Census DateLocation
2 July 1870Buena Vista, Richland, WisconsinCharles Clark Brainard was listed in Van Rensselaer Brainard's household on the 1870 Census at Buena Vista, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1880Ithaca, Richland, WisconsinCharles Clark Brainard was listed as a nephew in Joseph Thomas's household on the 1880 Census at Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin.2

Children of Charles Clark Brainard and Florence M. Shontz

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 202.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED236. Dwelling 217.

Benjamin Franklin Brainard

M, b. 22 February 1864
Father*Van Rensselaer Brainard b. 1817, d. 26 Jan 1885
Mother*Ellen Maria Reynolds b. 28 Sep 1821, d. 10 Oct 1869
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBenjamin Franklin Brainard was also known as Frank.
Name VariationBenjamin Franklin Brainard was also known as Brainerd.
Census DateLocation
2 July 1870Buena Vista, Richland, WisconsinBenjamin Franklin Brainard was listed in Van Rensselaer Brainard's household on the 1870 Census at Buena Vista, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1880Ithaca, Richland, WisconsinBenjamin Franklin Brainard was listed as a nephew in Joseph Thomas's household on the 1880 Census at Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 202.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED236. Dwelling 217.

Chauncey Brainard

M, b. circa 1788, d. after August 1850
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChauncey Brainard was also known as Brainerd.
  • Chauncey Brainard married Clarissa Gillett.
  • Chauncey Brainard was born circa 1788 at Connecticut.
  • He died after August 1850.
Census DateLocation
9 August 1850Litchfield, Herkimer, New YorkChauncey Brainard was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Litchfield, Herkimer, New York.1

Children of Chauncey Brainard and Clarissa Gillett

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 13.

John Chauncey Brainard

M, b. 19 June 1846
Father*Van Rensselaer Brainard b. 1817, d. 26 Jan 1885
Mother*Ellen Maria Reynolds b. 28 Sep 1821, d. 10 Oct 1869
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Chauncey Brainard was also known as Brainerd.
Census DateLocation
9 August 1850Litchfield, Herkimer, New YorkJohn Chauncey Brainard was listed in Chauncey Brainard's household on the 1850 Census at Litchfield, Herkimer, New York.1

Children of John Chauncey Brainard and Hannah Etta Purchase

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 13.

Sophronia Brainard

F, b. circa 1806
Father*Chauncey Brainard b. c 1788, d. a Aug 1850
Mother*Clarissa Gillett
Census DateLocation
9 August 1850Litchfield, Herkimer, New YorkSophronia Brainard was listed in Chauncey Brainard's household on the 1850 Census at Litchfield, Herkimer, New York.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 13.

Clarissa Gillett

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Brainard.

Children of Clarissa Gillett and Chauncey Brainard

Leonidas Reynolds Brainerd

M, b. 3 June 1840, d. 16 December 1846
Father*Van Rensselaer Brainard b. 1817, d. 26 Jan 1885
Mother*Ellen Maria Reynolds b. 28 Sep 1821, d. 10 Oct 1869

Amelia Maria Brainerd

F, b. 15 September 1842, d. 21 December 1846
Father*Van Rensselaer Brainard b. 1817, d. 26 Jan 1885
Mother*Ellen Maria Reynolds b. 28 Sep 1821, d. 10 Oct 1869

Van Rensselaer Brainerd

M, b. 18 June 1848, d. 18 May 1849
Father*Van Rensselaer Brainard b. 1817, d. 26 Jan 1885
Mother*Ellen Maria Reynolds b. 28 Sep 1821, d. 10 Oct 1869

John A. Carswell

M, b. 29 November 1854, d. 1933
Father*George J. Carswell b. 5 Dec 1823
Mother*Louise R. Matteson
     At Richland, Wisconsin, John A Carswell is the son of George J Carswell, and was born at the homestead in this town Nov. 29, 1854. He resides on section 26. Forty acres of his farm was entered by E M Sexton and purchased by G J Carswell. He purchased eighty acres of his farm from N Carswell, and 100 acres from Harry Pier, having, altogether, 220 acres. Like a number of successful farmers of Bear river valley, Mr. Carswell is giving his attention to dairying, and like his father, possesses a fine herd of Devon cows. He is a practical dairyman, having learned thoroughly the business of cheese manufacture. He was educated at the high school at Lone Rock, which, for a number of years, was an institution of high merit. After leaving school he had charge of his father's farm for five years. He settled on his present place in 1878. He was married to Abigail, daughter of V Brainard. She was born in Virginia. Her father formerly resided on section 26 of this town, but has returned to Virginia.

Child of John A. Carswell and Abigail Clarissa Brainard

Charles Nelson Smith

M, b. 12 September 1858, d. 12 February 1923
Father*Isaac O. Smith
Mother*Jane E. Lawrence

Children of Charles Nelson Smith and Ada Katharine Brainard

M. Louise Ochsner

F, b. 3 February 1860, d. 10 September 1941
Louise O Brainard
Father*Joseph Ochsner b. 5 May 1817, d. 22 Feb 1893
Mother*Mary Ann Rothmund b. 21 Feb 1821, d. 26 Dec 1906
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationM. Louise Ochsner was also known as Louisa.
Married Name26 December 1883As of 26 December 1883,her married name was Brainard.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1870Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinM. Louise Ochsner was listed in Joseph Ochsner's household on the 1870 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
June 1880Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinM. Louise Ochsner was listed as a daughter in Joseph Ochsner's household on the 1880 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
     Circa 1935 Lenn and Louise Ochsner Brainard.
Lenn and Louise Ochsner Brainard

Children of M. Louise Ochsner and Lenn Ober Brainard

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; roll: M593_1739; Page: 45B; Image: 94; Family History Library Film: 553238.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ar: 1880; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 51C; Enumeration District: 246; .

Arthur Harold Brainard

M, b. 1887, d. 15 March 1888
Father*Lenn Ober Brainard b. 30 Oct 1851, d. 2 May 1946
Mother*M. Louise Ochsner b. 3 Feb 1860, d. 10 Sep 1941

Florence M. Shontz

F, b. July 1866, d. 1954
Father*John Alexander Shontz b. c 1828, d. a 1910
Mother*Rebecca McFadden d. b 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 March 1891As of 5 March 1891,her married name was Brainard.

Children of Florence M. Shontz and Charles Clark Brainard

Hannah Etta Purchase

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Brainard.

Children of Hannah Etta Purchase and John Chauncey Brainard

Clinton N. Brainard

M, b. 13 October 1868, d. 29 September 1871
Father*John Chauncey Brainard b. 19 Jun 1846
Mother*Hannah Etta Purchase

John Reynolds

M, b. 23 December 1797, d. 15 July 1884
  • John Reynolds married Abigail Faton.
  • John Reynolds was born on 23 December 1797.
  • He died on 15 July 1884 at age 86.

Children of John Reynolds and Abigail Faton

Abigail Faton

F, b. 22 September 1800, d. 16 April 1875
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Reynolds.
Name VariationAbigail Faton was also known as Taton.
  • Abigail Faton married John Reynolds.
  • Abigail Faton was born on 22 September 1800.
  • She died on 16 April 1875 at age 74.

Children of Abigail Faton and John Reynolds

John Alexander Shontz

M, b. circa 1828, d. after 1910
  • John Alexander Shontz married Rebecca McFadden.
  • John Alexander Shontz was born circa 1828 at Pennsylvania.
  • He died after 1910.

Child of John Alexander Shontz and Rebecca McFadden

Rebecca McFadden

F, d. before 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Shontz.

Child of Rebecca McFadden and John Alexander Shontz

Franie Brainard

?, b. after 1868, d. after 1880
Father*John Chauncey Brainard b. 19 Jun 1846
Mother*Hannah Etta Purchase

George Earl Brainard

M, b. 28 September 1892, d. 6 October 1918
Father*Charles Clark Brainard b. 23 Mar 1862, d. 1948
Mother*Florence M. Shontz b. Jul 1866, d. 1954
     1st Sgt Battery A 6th Wis Regt - World War I. On 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Richland, Wisconsin.

Henry D. Brainard

M, b. 22 June 1890, d. 21 July 1979
Father*Lenn Ober Brainard b. 30 Oct 1851, d. 2 May 1946
Mother*M. Louise Ochsner b. 3 Feb 1860, d. 10 Sep 1941
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHenry D. Brainard was also known as Harry D.

Child of Henry D. Brainard and Amy M. Monhein

Amy M. Monhein

F, b. 18 May 1895, d. 21 November 1975
Father*John Monhein
Mother*Mattie Platt
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 May 1914As of 12 May 1914,her married name was Brainard.

Child of Amy M. Monhein and Henry D. Brainard

Jean Margarite Brainard

F, b. 21 July 1892, d. 24 September 1904
Father*Lenn Ober Brainard b. 30 Oct 1851, d. 2 May 1946
Mother*M. Louise Ochsner b. 3 Feb 1860, d. 10 Sep 1941

Joseph Ochsner

M, b. 5 May 1817, d. 22 February 1893
Joseph Ochsner
  • Joseph Ochsner was born on 5 May 1817 at Bavaria, Germany.
  • He married Mary Ann Rothmund before 1849.
  • Joseph Ochsner died on 22 February 1893 at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 75.
  • His estate was probated on 13 March 1893 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
    Probate for Joseph Oschner - Sauk, WI - died 22 Feb 1893
Census DateLocation
18 June 1870Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinJoseph Ochsner was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
June 1880Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
     Josheph and Mary Ann Ochsner and family.
Joseph and Mary Ann Ochsner and family
In 1880 JOSEPH OCHSNER, proprietor of Bear Valley Flouring Mills, Sec 31; P. O. Bear Valley. Mr. Ochsner was born in Baden, Germany, May 5, 1817. He came to this country in 1844; married in Utica, Miss Mary Rothmund; they came to Wisconsin in 1856; located at Saxonville, Richland Co., where they resided until 1865, in which year they moved to their present home in Bear Creek. Their children are Edward, William H., Joseph, Charlie, Benjamin, Arthur, Maggie, Mary, Louisa and Fannie. The first named (Edward), married Carrie Schontz; they live in Richland Co., the second, named William H., married Kittie Schontz; Joseph, the third named, is in Colorado; the rest reside at home. Mr. Ochsner owns 220 acres of valuable land. He erected his flouring-mill in 1871; it is substantially built; contains three run of buhrs. His son William H. now manages it, and the flour of his make is well-known for its superior quality. In April, of the present year, the saw-mill on Mr. Ochsner’s farm was converted into a cheese factory, and is run by William H. Ochsner and the Beckwith Brothers. Mr. Ochsner is a member of the Board of Directors in the Franklin Mutual Farmers’ Fire Insurance Co. He has filled various town offices and is a leading and energetic citizen.

Children of Joseph Ochsner and Mary Ann Rothmund

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; roll: M593_1739; Page: 45B; Image: 94; Family History Library Film: 553238.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ar: 1880; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 51C; Enumeration District: 246; .

Mary Ann Rothmund

F, b. 21 February 1821, d. 26 December 1906
Mary Ann Ochsner
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1849As of before 1849,her married name was Ochsner.
  • Mary Ann Rothmund was born on 21 February 1821 at France.
  • She married Joseph Ochsner before 1849.
  • Mary Ann Rothmund died on 26 December 1906 at age 85.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1870Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinMary Ann Rothmund was listed in Joseph Ochsner's household on the 1870 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
June 1880Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinMary Ann Rothmund was listed as wife in Joseph Ochsner's household on the 1880 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
     Josheph and Mary Ann Ochsner and family.
Joseph and Mary Ann Ochsner and family

Children of Mary Ann Rothmund and Joseph Ochsner

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; roll: M593_1739; Page: 45B; Image: 94; Family History Library Film: 553238.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ar: 1880; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1446; Family History Film: 1255446; Page: 51C; Enumeration District: 246; .