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Franklin Orlo Bronson
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1845
Tompkins County
New York, USA
Death: May 27, 1908
Iowa Falls
Hardin County
Iowa, USA

On June 29, 1873, Franklin Orlo Bronson was married to Ella Gertrude Luce at Groton, New York. They moved to Iowa soon afterward, settling at Mitchell.

Later they moved to Osage, where Mr. Bronson was county clerk of Mitchell County for 12 years, and to Riceville, where he was engaged in mercantile business until his death on May 26, 1908.

Newspaper Article:

Iowa Falls, May 27.F O. Bronson, who came to this city just recently and engaged in the fruit and confectionary business about April 1, died this morning after an illness from heart trouble of only a week's duration. The deceased was 65 years of age and was well known in northeastern Iowa, having been clerk of the courts of Mitchell County for 10 years and at one time engaged in the grocery business at Riceville

He was a veteran of the civil war and a member of the Masonic order, having taken the Chapter degrees.

His widow survives with three children: Mrs. A. H. Crowther of Waterloo, Mrs. J. P. Servoss of Riceville and C. L. Bronson of Kansas City. Mrs. Bronson and children were at the bedside when the end came.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at Mitchell, interment also be at that place.

[Waterloo Daily Courier, Wednesday, May 27, 1908, Waterloo, Iowa]
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  Ella Gertrude Luce Bronson (1853 - 1927)
  Berde M Bronson Servoss (1876 - 1933)*
  Blanche Irene Bronson Crowther (1878 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Grove Cemetery
Mitchell County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Nov 16, 2007
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Franklin Orlo Bronson
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