Arthur Bronson Family Papers,   1815-1867, and undated
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History

Biography:

Arthur Bronson was born on January 14, 1801 in New York (City), the seventh child of Isaac and Anna (Olcott) Bronson. He married Anna Eliza Bailey, daughter of Gen. Theodorus Bailey of New York, on November 20, 1823. They lived in New York and Connecticut.

Arthur was an attorney, a land speculator, a money lender, and a promoter of westward expansion. He died of pneumonia on November 19, 1844, leaving three children, names unknown. Anna Eliza survived until at least 1847. (This information is from reel 1 of 30 of the Bronson Family Papers in microfilm.)