Brayton, George a Presbyterian minister, was born in western New York, January 8, 1844. He graduated at Amherst College in 1866, and at Union Theological Seminary in 1869; was ordained June 29 of the latter year; was pastor at Norwood, N.Y., from 1869 to 1872, and at Newark, N.J., 1872-73; and died at Utica, N.Y., June 9, 1873. See Gen. Cat. of Union Theol. Sem. 1876, page 128.