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Delaware Indians

1744

In 1744, Brainerd was reassigned to work with the Delaware Indians near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He was ordained by the Newark Presbytery.

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David Brainerd

David Brainerd was born on April 20, 1718 in Haddam, Connecticut, the son of Hezekiah, a Connecticut legislator, and Dorothy. He had nine siblings, one of whom was Dorothy’s from a previous marriage. He was orphaned at the age of nine, as his father died in 1727 at the age of forty-six and his…

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