Ransom Rathbone Brenenstall

16 March 1836–30 March 1901 (Age 65)
Cattaraugus, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Ransom Rathbone

When Ransom Rathbone Brenenstall was born on 16 March 1836, in Cattaraugus, New York, United States, his father, Michael Brenenstuhl, was 38 and his mother, Rheuby Freeman, was 37. He married Eliza Myetta Hey on 17 March 1860, in Joshua Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Creston, Union, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died on 30 March 1901, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Creston, Union, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ransom Rathbone Brenenstall
Eliza Myetta Hey
Marriage: 17 March 1860
John Leroy Brenenstall
Henry R. Brenenstall
Evelyn Celestal Brenenstall
Adeline Brenenstall
Fannie Elizabeth Brenenstall
Wallace D. Brenenstall
Chester M. Brenenstall

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1860Joshua Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Union, Iowa, United States
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Anglo-Norman: Raunsoun, a ransom

    Sources (6)

    • R R Brenenstall, "United States Census, 1880"
    • R. R. Brenenstall in entry for John Leroy Brenenstall, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • Ransom Brenenstall in entry for S. L. Thomas and Fannie Brenenstall, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"

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