James Monroe Bryner

22 May 1829–2 December 1911 (Age 82)
Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of James Monroe

When James Monroe Bryner was born on 22 May 1829, in Uniontown, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Leonidas Bryner, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Bodkin, was 22. He married Sarah Caroline Gorden on 4 October 1861, in Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Polk Township, Benton, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1910. He died on 2 December 1911, in Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery, Pleasant View, Spruce Hill Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Monroe Bryner
1829–1911
Sarah Caroline Gorden
1838–1907
Marriage: 4 October 1861
Estella Grace Bryner
1862–1933
Stella Bryner
1863–
Ferman Gordon Bryner
1864–1933
Zee Bryner
1869–1936
Nellie Ethel Bryner
1874–1948
Frank Arthur Bryner
1875–1955

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 1
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Black Hawk War
Age 3
"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1855
Age 26
Historical Boundaries: 1855: Henry, Illinois, United States

Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Briner .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Briner

Sources (22)

  • James M Bryner, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • J M Bryner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James M Bryner, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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