Bronk, William J.

From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY


William was born January 10, 1845 in the Town of Berne, a son of Joel Bronk and Christina Eva Warner.

Marriage & Children

He was married 27 Sep 1868 to Amelia F. Kellum. They had one daughter, Blanche who was born about 1870.

Military Service

Name: William J. Bronk
Residence: Town of Berne
Enlistment Date: 11 Aug 1862
Enlistment Place: Vestal, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 137th Infantry
Company: Company
Discharged for disability on: 16 March 1863
Discharged at: Hospital at Harpers Ferry, VA
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18 to serve 3 years. His brother Erastus Bronk also served in the 137th Regiment.
Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York, Regimental Rosters.


William died in 1928 in Maine, NY. He is buried in the Maine Village Cemetery.


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