Anton Hubert Bruening

Brief Life History of Anton Hubert

When Anton Hubert Bruening was born on 25 November 1871, in Alverskirchen, Everswinkel, Warendorf, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Johan Christopher Bruening, was 43 and his mother, Maria Catharine Scheipers or Fluchtscheiper, was 43. He married Emma Elizabeth Engels on 29 June 1898. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1896 and lived in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 20 September 1952, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Anton Hubert Bruening
Emma Elizabeth Engels
Marriage: 29 June 1898
Hubert Anthony Bruening
Albert John Bruening
Fredrick Henry Bruening
Eleanor Mary Bruening
Anna Gertrude Bruening
Leona Elizabeth Henrietta Bruening
Laurence Bruening

Sources (34)

  • Robert A Bruening, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Birth record 1828 Münster, Catholic Church Records, 1580-1975;
  • Hubert A Bruening, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.


Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Fritz, Beate, Ekkehard, Erwin, Joerg, Klaus, Nicolaus.

North German (Brüning): see Bruning .

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

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