Researching MAX KERN family, from Blue grass, Wadena, Minnesota area.Common names found in the tree are HOFFMAN, FRUTH, SCHUERER. Consentrating
on Great-Grandmother - Mary Hoffman, who lived in Mankato, Died abt.
November 5, 1882, Leaf River twp. MN. Father was John Hoffman, Mother
first name I believe was Mollie or Catherine.She had a brother,
John Hoffman, and two sisters, not sure of names.
Researching SELDON BRAINERD,(Braynard)Family. Around 1800 he was in
Boston, Mass., where he married Hanna Lane, of Boston.They had
a son, CHARLES PHELPS BRAINERD, (Braynard), who settled in Red Bluff,
California, around the 1850's.He was the Superior Court Judge,
in Red Bluff from about 1867 - 1876.His son, CHARLES H. BRAYNARD,
was born in Red Bluff, 1862, and was an attorney in Redding, early
Also looking for information on CHARLES H. BRAYNARD's first wife,
Mary C. Nagle, Father was P.B. Nagle and a sister, Callie Nagle,
a brother William Nagle.
C.H. Braynard divorced and remarried Flora Baker, around 1911, from
Cottonwood, Ca.Her father was George Baker.