Wilmer Wharton Bronson

20 October 1829–29 November 1907 (Age 78)
Brownstown Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Wilmer Wharton

When Wilmer Wharton Bronson was born on 20 October 1829, in Brownstown Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Leman Bronson, was 37 and his mother, Lucy Brass, was 34. He married Olivia Chalista Andrews on 27 March 1850, in Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1847 and lived in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 29 November 1907, in Monticello, San Juan, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Monticello City Cemetery, Monticello, San Juan, Utah, United States.

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Wilmer Wharton Bronson
Elizabeth Fisher
Marriage: 27 March 1865
James Wharton Bronson
Baby Bronson
Mary Bronson
Elizabeth Bronson
Margaret Emily Bronson
Leamon Douglas Bronson
Lucian Edwin Bronson
Rosabell Bronson
Maud Geneva Bronson
Arthur Heber Bronson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 March 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1854 · Creation of the Republican Party
    Age 25
    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Brunson .

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

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    History of Elizabeth Fisher

    ELIZABETH FISHER BRONSON Elizabeth Fisher was born August 14, 1846, at Fremanna, Ireland, a daughter of James and Mary Douglas Fisher who were English converts to the Latter-day Saint Church. Her pa …

    Sources (46)

    • William Brunson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Wilmer Bronson in entry for Arch Valgean Bronson and Hyacinth Nielsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Wilmer Bronson in entry for Lucian Edwin Bronson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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