- Born: Feb 15, 1781
- Marriage: Ruth Brayton about 1800 33
- Died: 1851, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois at age 70
In the fall of 1816, he moved his family from Lower, Canada and settled in Oxford Township, Huron County, OH where he was listed as a farmer in the 1820 census. During 1822 he lived at Margaretta, Huron Co, Ohio, then moved to Clyde, Sandusky County, Ohio. The 1830 Census lists him as a farmer at York Township, Sandusky Co, Ohio. He then moved again to La Porte County, IN where he was a deacon of the Dorr Village Baptist Church. He and his wife, Ruth (his first cousin), had 8 children.
In June of 1833 he settled in the southwestern part of Dorr Prarie, on Hog Creek, La Porte County, Indiana and was recorded there by the 1840 Census. He later moved to Rock Island Co, Illinois. - Brayton Family History
Gideon married Ruth Brayton, daughter of Matthew Brayton and Nancey Carey, about 1800.33 (Ruth Brayton was born on Nov 14, 1779 and died in 1848 in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois.)