Wilmer Wharton Bronson

Brief Life History 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
Mary Bronson
Elizabeth Bronson
Margaret Emily Bronson
Leamon Douglas Bronson
Lucian Edwin Bronson
Rosabell Bronson
Maud Geneva Bronson
Arthur Heber Bronson

Sources (48)

  • William Brunson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Wilmer Wharton Bronson - Individual or family possessions: birth: 20 October 1829; Brownstown, Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Wilmer W Bronson, "BillionGraves Index"

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Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.


Historical Boundaries 1856: Weber, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Weber, Utah, United States

Name Meaning

English: variant of Brunson .

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

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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 …

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