CHAUNCEY BRAINARD, (bro. of Sophronia) lumberman, b. Brewerton, N. Y., 11 Oct., 1819; m. 10 March, 1841, Chloe Roxanna, dau. of Henry P. Wood and Harriet Moody; b. South Deerfield, Mass., 10 Oct., 1820, d. Brewer- ton, 23 Jan., 1897; he d. there, 6 June, 1882. The year after his marriage, he purchased of his father, by deed dated August 10, 1842, the old homestead, con- sisting of 50 acres on Military lot No. 9, town of Cicero; also by deed of September 21st of the same year, his father's hotel property known as the 'upper hotel' in the village of Brewerton. In 1850-52 he was a partner in the firm of Kathan Hoyt & Co., in stocking and managing a steam saw mill in Brewerton. In 1853 he removed to Antioch, 111., remaining for a short time, when he returned to Brewerton and purchased lands near there in the towns of Hastings and West Monroe, Oswego Co., upon which he resided until his death in 1882. While a citizen of Oswego county, he was largely engaged in the lumbering trade.
 LEROY ALBERT EMMONS 9 , (Chauncey 8 , Isaac 7 , Jonathan 6 , Jonathan 5 , Jonathan 4 , Samuel 3 , Oba- diah 2 , Thomas 1 .) laborer; s. of Chauncey B. Emmons and Chloe R. Wood; b. Brewerton, N. Y., 6 March, 1842; m. 31 Jan., 1867, Mary E. Landers, who d. 25 Feb., 1868; m. 2d, 10 April, 1869, Madora A. Foster, b. 28 June, 1847, d. 16 Dec, 1888; he res. Brewerton, N. Y. Mr. Emmons enlisted at Brewerton, Sept. 3, 1862, in Co. H., 149th Regt. N. Y. S. Inf. Vols., Robert E. Hopkins, Captain, and H. A. Barnum, Colonel. He was with his regiment in nearly all of its engagements with the enemy, and in its march under Gen. Sherman, from Chattanooga to Savannah. At the battle of Chancellorville, a bullet clipped a piece from his left ear, missing the jugular vein by an eight of an inch. He was promoted a corporal, and was color bearer on the return march from Savannah to Raleigh, N. C. He was present at the final muster June 22nd, 1865.
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Children: by 2d wife. + 1073. i. Albert Leroy, b. 12 Oct. 1870. + 1074. ii. Mary Arvilla, " 10 June 1872. + 1075. iii. ClarETTa Adell, " 16 June 1874. + 1076. iv. Myrtle May, " 8 Aug. 1875. 1077. v. Linford Charles, " 16 Aug. 1877; Hastings, N. Y. ; unra. + 1078. vi. Rosa Belle, " 16 Oct. 1878. 1079. vii. Warren, " 30 June 1881; West Monroe, N. Y.
married Bertha Bell Shultz ( Daughter of Thomas Shultz and Melinda McGregory ) Children: Rosa Belle Emmons Born 11 March 1903 in Harrison, Michigan Died 14 Feb 1970 in Coos Bay, Oregon Maxine Emmons Born 09 Feb 1919 in Eastside, Coos, Oregon Roland Dale Emmons Born 25 Oct 1905 Died 1965 Rush Westly Emmons Born 08 Feb 1908 Unamed Born 02 Jul 1914 Died Same Laverne Ralph Emmons Born 27 Dec 1916 in Marshfield, Coos, Oregon Memory from Linda: Bertha Belle Schultz, I think she was born in The Netherlands. Mom said they spoke German at home in, I think, New York. She said they had to quit during WWI because of prejudice and suspicion. Grandma had a brother name Jesse Schultz that lived in Bunker Hill. Also we think there was one name Bert, he had a missing leg but he's just a vague memory for both Donna and
married Hurley Monroe Collver 16 May 1921 Children: Glys Rosemary Laura Blanche Linford Donna Robert Ruth John Linda Susan