Family correspondence primarily addressed to Jerome Chester Ford and his wife, Minnie Belle Ford.
Minnie Belle Ireton was married to Clinton Osborn Brainerd. Brainerd passed away in 1915. The couple had four children: Elizabeth
Brainerd, Louise Brainerd, Clinton Ireton Brainerd, and Margaret J. Brainerd. Ireton remarried Jerome Chester Ford. Clinton
Ireton Brainerd married Elizabeth Edwards. The couple had no children. Margaret J. Brainerd married Harold Haskell Connelley.
For some reason, Connelley is referred to as "Mike." Connelley was a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy. The couple
had two children: Margaret Jean Connelley and Janet Anne Connelley.
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