Hiram Curtis Bronson

9 October 1841–25 February 1903 (Age 61)
Princeville, Peoria, Illinois, United States

The Life of Hiram Curtis

When Hiram Curtis Bronson was born on 9 October 1841, in Princeville, Peoria, Illinois, United States, his father, Phineas Bronson Jr, was 39 and his mother, Elsa Stoddard, was 36. He married Mary Elizbeth McKown on 26 November 1861, in Peoria, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Kingston Township, Caldwell, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 25 February 1903, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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Hiram Curtis Bronson
Mary Elizbeth McKown
Marriage: 26 November 1861
Nina Bronson
Clara Lois Bronson
Mark Hiram Bronson

Spouse and Children

26 November 1861
Peoria, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 7

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1858 · A House Divided

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Brunson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • ?Iran? C Bronson in household of Nancy E Dodge, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hiram Bronson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hiram Brown, "United States Census, 1880"

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