James Monroe Bryner

Male22 May 1829–2 December 1911

Brief Life History 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 2 daughters. He lived in Benton, Iowa, United States in 1905 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 Evergreen Cemetery, Vinton, Benton, Iowa, United States.

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James Monroe Bryner
Sarah Caroline Gorden
Marriage: 4 October 1861
Estella Grace Bryner
Ferman Gordon Bryner
Zee Bryner
Nellie Ethel Bryner
Frank Arthur Bryner

Sources (22)

  • James M Bryner, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • J M Bryner, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • James Monroe Bryner, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 October 1861Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    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.


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries: 1838: Linn, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Linn, Iowa, United States


    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.

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