Braford Family History
Descendants of Robert Braford and Sarah Cornish
of Cayuga Co. NY
Robert Braford was an 'orfin', according to court documents He was born ca. 19 Feb. 1753 in Massachusetts.
He met and married Sarah Cornish, on 24 Dec.1773 in New Canaan, Conn. Robert was a Revolutionary War Soldier, and was awarded a pension for service to his country.
He and his wife were the parents of 10 known children. They resided for the first 20 years of their marriage, in New Ashford, Berkshire Co. Mass.
They moved to Cayuga Co. Ny ca. 1800
Their many descendants can be found in NY, Mich, WI, Minn., Ill, Utah,