Homer Bronson

20 March 1796–29 August 1862 (Age 66)
Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Homer

When Homer Bronson was born on 20 March 1796, in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Abel Bronson, was 52 and his mother, Esther Hawkins, was 31. He married Mary Sherard Pelton on 26 November 1826, in Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 29 August 1862, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Homer Bronson
1796–1862
Mary Sherard Pelton
1803–1886
Marriage: 26 November 1826
Homer Bronson
1821–1873
Harriette Electa Bronson
1829–1906
Joseph Perry Bronson
1831–1882
Mary P Bronson
1833–1865

Spouse and Children

    Male1796–1862Male

    Mary Sherard Pelton

    Female1803–1886Female

MARRIAGE
26 November 1826
Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
children

(4)

    Homer Bronson

    Male1821–1873Male

    Harriette Electa Bronson

    Female1829–1906Female

    Male1831–1882Male

    Female1833–1865Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 6

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Brunson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Homer Bronson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Homer Branson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Homer Bronson, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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