John Bethuel Bromley

1 April 1870–22 April 1953 (Age 83)
Westport, Westport, Essex, New York, United States

The Life of John Bethuel

When John Bethuel Bromley was born on 1 April 1870, in Westport, Westport, Essex, New York, United States, his father, John Bromley, was 57 and his mother, Elizabeth Dorcas Brown, was 38. He married Cornelia May Mattot on 27 April 1892, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Hinesburg, Chittenden, Vermont, United States in 1940. He died on 22 April 1953, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hinesburg, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

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John Bethuel Bromley
Cornelia May Mattot
Marriage: 27 April 1892
Roswell John Bromley
Howard H Bromley
Leroy Monroe Bromley
John R Bromley
Chester Charles Bromley

Spouse and Children

27 April 1892
New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Bromley


    Elizabeth Dorcas Brown




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places called Bromley, in Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent (now in Greater London), Greater London, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, and elsewhere. Most are named with Old English brōm ‘broom’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’, but Bromley (near Bow) in Greater London is from Old English bræmbel ‘bramble’ + lēah.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Bromley in household of John Bromley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Bromley in household of John Bromley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John B Bromley, "United States Census, 1940"

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