Porter/5h Smith

M, #61986, (8 April 1788 - 14 December 1845)
Father*Dea. Isaac/5 Smith1 b. 18 Nov 1745, d. 28 Oct 1815
Mother*Jerusha/4h Brooks1 b. 8 Jan 1744/45, d. 11 Jul 1836
Appears on charts:Descendants of Dea. Thomas/2h Brooks
Descendants of Capt. Abraham/3h Brooks
Descendants of Jerusha/4h Brooks
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017
Porter/5h Smith, born 8 Apr 17881, was a farmer of Haddam, Connecticut when he married, 3 Nov 1811, Statira Brainerd of the same place, daughter of Cornelius Brainerd and Elizabeth Higgins.1 He served briefly in the militia in the War of 1812.1 He was killed by a falling tree 14 Dec 1845, a. 57.1 His widow died 16 Mar 1871.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1469] Harold (Harry) Walden, citing Brainard, Brainerd-Brainard Family in America.

Statira Brainerd

F, #61987, (10 September 1789 - 16 March 1871)
Father*Cornelius Brainerd1 b. 29 Apr 1756 or 29 Apr 1757, d. 8 Sep 1842
Mother*Elizabeth Higgins1 b. 17 Sep 1758
Appears on charts:Descendants of Dea. Thomas/2h Brooks
Descendants of Capt. Abraham/3h Brooks
Descendants of Jerusha/4h Brooks
Last Edited:20 Aug 2017
Statira Brainerd, born 10 Sep 1789 at Haddam, Connecticut2, was of Haddam when she married, 3 Nov 1811, Porter/5h Smith, a farmer of the same place, son of Dea. Isaac/5 Smith and Jerusha/4h Brooks.3 He was killed by a falling tree 14 Dec 1845.3 She died 16 Mar 1871, a. 81.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Haddam VR, Cornelius Brainerd b.
  2. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Haddam VR, Sattira Brainerd b.
  3. [S1469] Harold (Harry) Walden, citing Brainard, Brainerd-Brainard Family in America.

Amasa/5h Smith

M, #61990, (22 July 1774 - before 1850)
Father*Dea. Isaac/5 Smith1 b. 18 Nov 1745, d. 28 Oct 1815
Mother*Jerusha/4h Brooks1 b. 8 Jan 1744/45, d. 11 Jul 1836
Appears on charts:Descendants of Dea. Thomas/2h Brooks
Descendants of Capt. Abraham/3h Brooks
Descendants of Jerusha/4h Brooks
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Children with Mary Williams:

  • Elizabeth Powers/6h Smith3 b. 10 Jul 1798
  • Lois Fairchild/6h Smith4 b. 28 Nov 1799
  • Mary Seaward/6h Smith5 b. 5 May 1801
  • Caroline Brooks/6h Smith6 b. 14 May 1803
  • Amasa/6h Smith7 b. 29 Jan 1805
  • Sally Lewis/6h Smith8 b. 10 Jun 1807
Amasa/5h Smith was born 22 Jul 1774.1 Of that part of Middletown, Connecticut which became Chatham, there he married, 14 Oct 1797, Mary Williams, daughter of Isaac Williams and Lois Fairchild, with whom he had 6 children.1,2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S106] NEHGS Register, 65:5-10 (Jan 1911), Edwin A. Hill, "James Brown of Middletown, Conn.", 6.
  2. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Mary Williams/Amasa Smith m.
  3. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Eliza Powers Smith b.
  4. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Lois Fairchild Smith b.
  5. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Mary Seaward Smith b.
  6. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Caroline Brooks Smith b.
  7. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Amasa Smith b.
  8. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, Middletown VR, Sally Lewis Smith b.