- Born: 10 Jun 1741, Tolland, Connecticut
- Marriage (1): Elizabeth Crandall on 25 Dec 1760
Nathaniel Brace enlisted March 29, 1777, as a private in Captain Aaron Foote's Company, Colonel Nodiah Hooker's Regiment, Connecticut Militia for service in the Revolution under Washington at Peekskill on the Hudson. He received his discharge on May 20, 1777.
On April 7, 1758 he enlisted in the 12th Company, 1st Regiment of Connecticut Troops lead by Captain Samuel Chapman, of Tolland, and Major General Phineas Lyman. He was discharged November 16, 1758.
He was also with the same General and Regiment in the Campaigns of 1759, 1760, and 1761.
In the Rolls of Connecticut Men in the French and Indian War, 1755-1762, Volume 1, there are references to a Nathanial Brace who served in this war. It also shows a Nathaniel Brace serving in 1762.
A note attributed to Mary Westlake Gilruth to follow up on - "My grandmother Brace died when my mother was only fourteen years old, she being the eldest of eight children, all girls but one. Grandfather got rid of his children somehow and soon after enlisted and went into Washington's army"
Nathaniel married Elizabeth Crandall on 25 Dec 1760. (Elizabeth Crandall was born on 25 Mar 1748 216 and died between 1775 and 1776.)