Rev. Alfred Bronson was born Feb. 9, 1793. He was a Methodist minister. In 1823 he lived in Detroit. In 1835 he left Meadville, PA for Wisconsin to serve as a missionary to the Indians. This information came from an article in the "Prairie du Chien Union", page 3, column 2, January 31, 1873. The data is cited in "Births, Deaths, Marriages and Other Genealogical Gleanings from Newspapers for Crawford, Vernon and Richland Counties, Wisconsin, 1873 - 1910."