Margaret Brunell

6 July 1832–15 October 1917 (Age 85)

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Brunell was born on 6 July 1832, in Canada, her father, Jacinthe Brunell, was 31 and her mother, Susan Anne Lamoreaux, was 25. She married Urias Altimus on 9 December 1852, in Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Gordon Township, Todd, Minnesota, United States in 1870 and Sauk Centre, Stearns, Minnesota, United States in 1875. She died on 15 October 1917, in Bismarck, Burleigh, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in United States.

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Urias Altimus
Margaret Brunell
Marriage: 9 December 1852
William Brunell Altimas Sr

Spouse and Children

9 December 1852
Polk, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 14

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

Age 26

Minnesota is the 32nd state.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Old French brunel, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ ( see Brun ).2 Swedish: ornamental name from brun ‘brown’ + the suffix -ell, taken from the Latin adjectival ending -elius.3 German (also Brünell): nickname meaning ‘brown’ ( see Brun ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret Stebbins in household of Joel C Stebbins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret Stebbins in household of Job C Stebbins, "Minnesota Territorial Census, 1857"
  • Margret Stubbins in household of Joel Stubbins, "Minnesota State Census, 1875"

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