Eliza Jane Bronson

12 November 1843–12 October 1911 (Age 67)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Eliza Jane

When Eliza Jane Bronson was born on 12 November 1843, in Indiana, United States, her father, Nathan Brunson, was 27 and her mother, Hannah Bennet Halladay, was 19. She married Austin T Wells on 19 April 1862, in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Marion Township, Allen, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Center Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 12 October 1911, in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Austin T Wells
Eliza Jane Bronson
Marriage: 19 April 1862
Emma J C Wells
Jennie Wells
Arthur Tilden Wells

Spouse and Children

19 April 1862
Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, United States


    Emma J C Wells


    Jennie Wells


    Arthur Tilden Wells


Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 8

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Brunson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza Jane Brunson in household of Nathan Brunson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eliza Brunson in household of Nathan Brunson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza Wells, "United States Census, 1900"

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