David Brainerd and Adoption

David Brainerd
Source: Wikipedia.org.

Biography

1718-1747

American Missionary

Brainerd was orphaned in 1732. From 1743 on he was a missionary to the Algonquian people of New York State and the Delaware people of New Jersey.

References

Dictionary of American Biography Hirschfelder, Arlene, and Molin, Paulette. Encyclopedia of Native American Religions: An Introduction. (New York: Facts on File, 1992) "Early American Presbyterians - B: Rev. David Brainerd (1718-1747)." Available at: http://sdsspc1.physics.lsa.umich.edu/amckay/presbiob.htm#Rev.DavidBrainerd