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Maria Branwell Brontė
Birth: Apr. 15, 1783
Death: Sep. 15, 1821

Mother of the Bronte Sisters. Maria Branwell was born into a prosperous merchant family. She was the eighth of eleven children of Thomas Branwell and Anne Carne. After four deaths in the family she got a job assistng her aunt as a housekeeper of a school in Yorkshire. While she was there she met Rev Patrick Bronte and they married in 1812. She wrote The Advantages of Poverty, In Religious Concerns" but it was never published. Within a year of moving to Haworth she developed cancer, possibly of the uterus, and after a painful seven months she died.

*Thanks to Timothy Purnell for sponsoring Maria!* 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Patrick Brontė (1777 - 1861)*
 
 Children:
  Maria Bronte (1813 - 1825)*
  Elizabeth Bronte (1815 - 1825)*
  Charlotte Bronte (1816 - 1855)*
  Branwell Bronte (1817 - 1848)*
  Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848)*
  Anne Bronte (1820 - 1849)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
St Michael and All Angels Churchyard
Haworth
Metropolitan Borough of Bradford
West Yorkshire, England
Plot: Bronte Crypt
 
Created by: Medora
Record added: Jul 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15037417
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Maria Branwell, My dear cousin I leave this flower in respect of you and those that went before.
- Caron
 Added: Mar. 6, 2016

- Sherry
 Added: May. 28, 2015

- Cheryll Cotten
 Added: Dec. 19, 2014
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