David M. BRUNER, druggist, Clio, Wayne County, was born in Knox County, Illinois, July 22, 1846, his father, Hickman Bruner, being a native of Kentucky and an early settler of Knox County. David M. came to Iowa with his parents in 1850, they locating in Appanoose County. In 1852 they removed to Indiana, and in 1856 settled in Putnam County, Missouri. In 1857 the father went to Kansas and took up a claim. After living for several years in Mercer County, Missouri, the family went to Arkansas where both parents died. David M. Bruner, our subject, passed his youth on a farm and received a good common school education. He subsequently taught school for a time, and for several years followed farming. He came to Clio in 1882 and engaged in his present business in which he is meeting with good success. He keeps a full line of everything usually found in a first-class drug store, and by his close attention and accommodating manners to his customers he has succeeded in building up a good business. Mr. Bruner was united in marriage in 1872 to Lena E. Lathrop, and of the four children born to them three are living -- Walter, Claude I. and Don F. Mr. Bruner is a member of the Masonic fraternity.
Transcribed from The Biographical and Historical Record of Wayne and Appanoose Counties Iowa Originally published 1886, Inter-State Publishing Company, Chicago, IL
Lena E Lathrop Bruner (1857 - 1936)
Sarah Caroline Calbreath Bruner (1855 - 1917)
Claude I Bruner (1875 - 1929)*
Infant Son Bruner (1894 - 1894)*
Beulah M Bruner Tucker (1897 - 1966)*
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