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    John Bronson

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    • 9th Great-grandfather of Phil Knight — 12th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 2866 
    • Birth Date:
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    • Birth Location:
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    • Christening Date:
    • 21 Sep 1602 
    • Christening Location:
    • Holy Innocents' Church, Lamarsh, Essex, England 
    • Death Date:
    • BY 28 Nov 1680 
    • Death Location:
    • Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 19 Nov 1626 
    • Marriage Location:
    • St. Andrew's Church, Halstead, Essex, England 
    • Children:

    • Mary Bronson

      Dorcas Bronson

      Sarah Bronson (Ahnentafel No:1433 )

      Jacob Bronson

      John Bronson

      Isaac Bronson

      Abraham Bronson

    • Notes: 
    • John Bronson's surname is also seen as Brunson and Brownson.

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  • Sources for John Bronson

    • 5 Allis, Horatio D., Genealogy of William Allis of Hatfield, Mass. and Descendants, Hartford, Connecticut: Art Press (1919), 5.
    • 9 Barbour, Lucius Barnes, Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut, Baltimore, Maryland: Reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co. (2001), 314.
    • 10 Bronson, Henry, The History of Waterbury, Connecticut; The Original Township Embracing . . ., Waterbury, Connecticut: Bronson Brothers (1858), 138, [Death].
    • 11 Coddington, John Insley, "The Brownson, Bronson, or Brunson Family of Earl's Colne, Essex, England, Connecticut, and S outh Carolina, The American Genealogist, 1962, Vol. 38, Page 196, [Christening].
    • 12 Coddington, John Insley, "The Brownson, Bronson, or Brunson Family of Earl's Colne, Essex, England, Connecticut, and S outh Carolina, The American Genealogist, 1962, Vol. 38, p. 199, [Death].
    • 14 Cutter, William Richard, ed., New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of . . . Thir d Series, Volume 1, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1915), 453.
    • 15 Fenno-Gendrot, Almira Torrey Blake, The Ancestry and Allied Families of Nathan Blake 3rd and Susan (Torrey) Blake, Early Resident s of East Corinth, Vermont, Boston, Massachusetts: Published by the Author, at the Stanhope Press (1916), 29.
    • 16 Griswold, Glenn E., comp., The Griswold Family: England-America, Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Publishing Company, Inc. (1935), Vol. 2, p. 129.
    • 17 Holman, Mary Lovering, Ancestry of Colonel John Harrington Stevens and his Wife Frances Helen Miller, Vol. 1, Concord, New Hampshire: Privately Printed at The Rumford Press (1948), 367.
    • 18 Jacobus, Donald Lines and Edgar Francis Waterman, Hale, House and Related Families: Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1978, reprinted from 1952), 577.
    • 19 Jacobus, Donald Lines, ed., The Ancestry of Lorenzo Ackley and his Wife Emma Arabella Bosworth, Woodstock, Vermont: N. Grier Parke, II (1960), 216-217.
    • 20 Lee, Leonard and Sarah Fiske Lee, John Lee of Farmington, Hartford Co., Conn., and His Descendants, 1634-1897, 2nd Edition, Meriden, Connecticut: Republican-Record Book Print (1897), 147.
    • 21 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 202-203.
    • 22 Smith, John Montague, et. al., History of the Town of Sunderland, Massachusetts, 1673-1899: Which Originally Embraced Withi n Its Limits the . . ., Greenfield, Massachusetts: Press of E. A. Hall and Company (1899), 349.
    • 23 Wells, Daniel White and Reuben Field Wells, A History of Hatfield, Massachusetts, Springfield, Massachusetts: F. C. H. Gibbons (1910), 369.

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