Delbert B. Brunton

23 January 1876–5 March 1953 (Age 77)
Ozawkie, Jefferson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Delbert B.

When Delbert B. Brunton was born on 23 January 1876, in Ozawkie, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, his father, William Collins Brunton, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Jane Bise, was 38. He married Julia Alberta Lossing on 1 January 1901, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Mountain View, Contra Costa, California, United States in 1935 and Judicial Township 8, Fresno, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 5 March 1953, in Sanger, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Delbert B. Brunton
Julia Alberta Lossing
Marriage: 1 January 1901
Alberta Brunton
Lucile Brunton
Charles Brunton
Lawrence Collins Brunton
Elsie Brunton
Thomas Brunton

Spouse and Children

1 January 1901
Los Angeles, California, United States


    Alberta Brunton


    Lucile Brunton


    Charles Brunton


    Lawrence Collins Brunton


    Elsie Brunton


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Collins Brunton


    Sarah Jane Bise




+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 1

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: habitational name from Brunton in Fife, or either of two places in Northumberland so named, from Old English burna ‘stream’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Delbert Brunton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Delbert Brunton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Delbert Brunton, "United States Census, 1920"

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