Bronk, Erastus

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


Erastus was born on Aug 1, 1833 in the Town of Berne. He was the son of Joel Bronk and Christina Eva Warner.

Marriage & Children

He was married to Jennie L. Barton

Military Service

Enlistment Date: 13 Aug 1862
Enlistment Place: Vestal, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 137th Infantry
Company: Company B
Discharged for Disability on: 23 May 1863
Muster Out Place: Washington, DC
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 29 to serve 3 years.
Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York, Regimental Rosters.


Erastus died, 22 Jun 1918 in Canton, Ohio. He was buried at the West Lawn Cemetery in Canton Ohio.


Additional Research Notes

1860 census, Vestal, Broome Co., NY
Erastus Bronk age 27 Farmer b. NY
Maria Bronk age 21 b. NY
Charles Bronk age 2 b. NY
Next household:
Joel Bronk age 50 Farmer b. NY
Stina Bronk age 48 b. NY
William Bronk age 20 Farmer b. NY
Jacob Bronk age 7 b. NY

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