William Henry Brosius

30 November 1839–12 September 1907 (Age 67)
Martic Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Brosius was born on 30 November 1839, in Martic Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Abner Brosius, was 35 and his mother, Letitia Wilkinson, was 29. He married Ellen W Smith on 1 January 1863, in Liberty Square, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Drumore, Drumore Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Drumore Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 12 September 1907, at the age of 67, and was buried in Drumore, Drumore Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Brosius
1839–1907
Ellen W Smith
1840–1902
Marriage: 1 January 1863
Mary S Brosius
1863–1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1863
Liberty Square, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(1)

    Mary S Brosius

    Female1863–1941Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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World Events (7)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 24

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the Latin personal name Ambrosius ( see Ambrose ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wm Brosius, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William H Brosius in household of Abner Brosius, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William H Brosius, "United States Census, 1900"

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