Bronson Family Genealogy
1: Kindred Kel (me)
2: Sandra Waite
3: Maurice "Red" Waite
4. Hazel Aleen Bronson Waite
Hazel was born 1889 in South Ripley, NY. She died 1949 in Westfield, NY from a Heart Attack. She married (1) Ralph Leroy Waite, s/o Frank & Lillian Culver Waite, 1911 in South Ripley, NY at the home of Hazel's parents. Ralph was born on 1888 in Fowler, KS. He died 1924 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Erie, PA from appendicitis. She married briefly (2) William Kolbe.
5. Wesley Gurney Bronson
Wesley was born 1860 in South Ripley, NY. He died 1945 in Erie, PA from Bronchial Pneumonia. He married Lida J. Thorp, dau/o Volney & Sarah Newton Thorp, o1888 in Findley Lake, NY. She was born 1866 in NY (possibly Jamestown). She died 1923 in Ripley, NY.
6. Alvin John Bronson
John was born 1825 in Herkimer Co, NY. He died 1887 in South Ripley, NY. He married Maria Ham, dau/o Valentine & Margaret Martin Ham, c. 1851. She was born 1829 in Schoharie Co, NY. She died 1919.
7. Chester Bronson
Chester was born 1780 in CT. He died 1857 in Salisbury, NY. He married (1) Ame Bacon, dau/o Joel & Lydea Hubbard Bacon Sr, in 1811. She was born 1783 in Upper Middletown, CT. She died 1832 in Salisbury, NY. He married (2) Patty North.
8. Ashbel / Asahel Brownson
Ashbel was born on 1752 in Farmington, CT. He died aft 1823 probably in Elizabethtown, NY. He married Hannah Allen [c. 1754-1784]. Asahel Enlisted in the Revolutionary War at Torrington, CT as a Fifer in 1777.
9. Elisha Brownson
Elisha was born 1717 in Kensington, CT. He died 1783 in Berlin, CT. He married Sarah Hollister, dau/o Ephraim & Elizabeth Greene Hollister, on 1737 in Glastonbury, CT. She was born c. 1719 in Glastonbury, CT. She died 1784 in Berlin, CT.
10. Samuel Brownson Jr
Sam Jr. was born 1692 in Farmington, CT. He died 1752 in Farmington, CT. He married Abigail Ventris [1695-1779].
11. Samuel Brownson Sr
Sam Sr was baptized 1659/60 in Farmington, CT. He died 1741/42 in Wethersfield, CT. He married (1) Sarah Gibbs, dau/o Jacob & Elizabeth Andrews Gibbs, on 5/4 or 4/5 1687 in Farmington, CT. She was born 1667/8 in Windsor, CT. She died 1741 in Wethersfield, CT. He married (2) Lydia Warner.
12. Richard Brownson; Immigrant from UK to Colonial US
Richard was baptized 1615 in Earls Colne, Eng. He died c. 26 Sep 1687 in Farmington, CT. He married (1) Abigail Wilbourne, dau/o John Weybourne, 1639 in Hartford, CT. She was born 1619 in Wrotham, Eng. She died in 1666 in Farmington, CT. He married (2) Elizabeth Wilbourne. Richard was an original land owner in Farmington, CT.
13. Roger Richard Brownson
Roger was born 1576 in Earls Colne, Eng. He died 1635 in Aldham, Eng. He married (1) Marye Underwood (or Marie), dau/o John & Elizabeth Fletcher Underwood, 1600 in Lamarsh, Eng. She was baptized 1585/6 in Lamarsh, Eng. She died 1622/3 in Earls Colne, Eng. He married (2) Margret Unknown.
14. John Brownson Sr
John was born 1550 in Earls Colne, Eng. He died 1622/23 in Earls Colne, Eng. He married (1) Joanne or Joan Unknown in 1576 in Earls Colne, Eng. She was born 1555 in Earls Colne, Eng. She died 1615/16 in Earls Colne, Eng. He married (2) Mathen Tayler.
15. Corn / Cornelius Brownson
Corn was born c. 1525 in Earls Colne, Eng. He died c. 1561 in Parwich, Eng.
16. Cornelys Brownson
Cornelys was born c. 1480 in Earls Colne, Eng. He died aft. 1500 in Earls Colne, Eng.
Sample of sources for the above data:
1. Earls Colne, Essex; Records of an English Village 1375-1854 [http://linux02.lib.cam.ac.uk/earlscolne]
2. Colne Priory Manor Court Rolls (ERO D/DPr22, Doc# 34300581, 21.4.1636 (Thu, 21 Apr 1636)
3. Early Connecticut Probate Records; Hartford District by Charles Manwaring.
4. The Barbour Records Collection.
5. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Before 1692 by James Savage
6. Short History of Farmington, Connecticut by Lydia Hewes, 1935