Clara Lois Bronson

Female12 December 1867–7 February 1938

Brief Life History of Clara Lois

When Clara Lois Bronson was born on 12 December 1867, in Plano, Kendall, Illinois, United States, her father, Hiram Curtis Bronson, was 26 and her mother, Mary Elizbeth McKown, was 27. She married James Archibald on 12 November 1891, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She lived in Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 7 February 1938, in Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Eddyville, Mahaska, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Archibald
Clara Lois Bronson
Marriage: 12 November 1891
Herbert Phineas Archibald
Marjorie Archibald
Helen Lois Archibald
Clara Tena Archibald
Nina Marie Archibald
Doris Irene Archibald
Gladys Archibald
Lavelle Archibald

Sources (35)

  • Clara Archabald in household of James Archabald, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Clara Bronson, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Clara Lou Archibald, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 November 1891Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 1

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    1884 · There is now a Capital Building

    Age 17

    The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.


    Age 19

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Brunson .

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

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