Biography of Rev, Groege Franklin Bronson
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Rev. George Franklin Bronson, deceased, was born in Middlebury, Conn., Jan., 21, 1821, a son of Leonard and Nancy (Richardson) Bronson. He attended Phillips Academy, and graduated from the Hartford Theological Seminary in 1849. He was acting pastor at Shelburne Falls, Mass., until ordained there Feb. 19, 1851. He was acting pastor for the Presbyterian church at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y., from November, 1854, till 1857. He was at Paris Hill from 1858 till 1860. He was installed at Kirkland, Ohio, Jan. 16, 1861, and dismissed July 6, 1869. He was then acting pastor at Pottsville, Iowa, from 1869 till 1872; at Clinton, Wis., from 1872 till 1879; at Odell, Ill., from 1879 till 1881, and at La Salle from 1881 till his death. He was married Sept. 30, 1850, to Charlotte Maria, daughter of Thomas and Ruth Holt, of Andover, Mass. Three of the five children born to this union are living. Mr. Bronson died suddenly of heart disease at Peru, Ill., Feb. 6, 1883, aged sixty two years.

FROM:
History of La Salle County, Illinois
Inter-State Publishing Co.
Chicago 1886