BRONDSTATTER ANNEX

 

Rachel (Brondstatter) Bennett Pedigree

(Start at generation 4, below.)

 

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Special thanks to the following people for compiling and sharing much of the information in this annex:

 

1. Floyd Kanzog Edick, paragraph 3.a.(1.(b.(2) of this annex, below.  Author of "The family of Philip Brondstatter."

 

2. George Edgar Drake, whose wife, Evelyn Tempa (Gardner) Drake, was Rachel's great granddaughter.  Rachel's photo albums passed from Rachel to her son, David Bennett, to her granddaughter, Ruth Evelyn (Bennett) Gardner, and then to Evelyn Drake.

 

 

Origin of the surname “Brondstatter, Bronstater, Bronstatter

 

 

Generation

 

7  

 

6   (?) Brondstatter

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Philip “Phil” Brondstatter: See generation 5, below.

 

b. Anselm Brondstatter: Died aboard ship emigrating from Germany to America; interred at sea.

 

c. Lewis Brondstatter: (perhaps Philip's son, Para. a., above) Settled at German Settlement, Ohio Township, Herkimer County, New York.

 

5   Philip Brondstatter (photos) (more info)

 

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1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 19 February 1821 in Limbach Bavaria, Germany.  Died 1 October 1903, age 82, at the home of his daughter, Katherine from complications of Bright's disease; interred German Settlement Cemetery, Cold Brook, Ohio Township, Herkimer County, New York.  Emigrated from Saxony, Germany to the United States in 1849 (also seen: 1851).  Employed as a farmer.  Resided in Ohio Township, Herkimer County, New York.  Retired from farming in 1888; sold his farm to his son, Philip, Jr.

 

1900 US Census: Philip Bronstrater, age 79 (b. Feb 1821 in Germany; parents b. Germany) and retired, resided in the household headed by his son-in-law, Firman Ouderkirk, age 45 (b. Jul 1854 in NYS; parents b. NYS) in the Village of Poland, Russia Township, Herkimer County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Hannah Bronstrater, age 69 (b. Jun 1830 in Germany; parents b. Germany), who had had 4 children [very legible; seems it should be at least 6], all still alive. [see below for more]

 

2. Wife: Johanna "Hannah" Snyder (photos)

 

Born 24 January/June 1831 in Saxony, Germany, daughter of John and Fredica (Keefer) Gansle.  Died 24/26 June 1906 at Cold Brook, Ohio Township, Herkimer County, New York; interred with Philip.  Emigrated from Germany to America in 1851.  Married Philip Bronstatter on 29 July 1851.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Philip “Phil” Brondstatter, Jr.: (photos) Born 26 June 1853 at Little Falls, Little Falls Township, Herkimer County, New York.  Died 12 March 1950 in Norway Township, Herkimer County; interred there in  Hurricane Cemetery.  Married Carrie L. Bullock (photos) (b. 19 May 1863 in Ohio Twp, NY, d. 22 Mar 1937, age 73, from complications of pneumonia at dau Ida's Fall Hill farm, 1955 RT 5s, Little Falls, NY), daughter of Wallace William and Lydia (Morse) Bullock, on 2 September 1880 at Trenton Falls Campground, Oneida County, New York and resided last in Ohio Township, Herkimer County, New York, though from 1932 to 1934 Phil resided at Gray, Herkimer County, New York.  Philip and Carrie had the following children:

 

(1. Ida Mae Brondstatter: (photos) Born 6 December 1881.  Died 18 January 1978 at Little Falls, Little Falls Township, Herkimer County, New York; interred there in Church Street Cemetery.  Married Floyd James Edick (photos) (b. 10 Jan 1878 at Paines Hollow, Little Falls Twp, d. 5 May 1970 at Little Falls; interred with Ida), son of Andrew Adelbert and Mary Jane (Willard) Edick, on 13 January 1904 at Gray, Ohio Township, Herkimer County.  They owned and operated a purebred Holstein dairy farm on Fall Hill, Little Falls Township.  Ida and Floyd had the following children:

 

(a. Harry David Edick: (photos) Born 27 October 1904 in German Flatts Township, Herkimer County, New York.  Died 25 November 1996 at Ilion, German Flatts Township; interred Church Street Cemetery, Little Falls, Herkimer County.  Employed as a dairy farmer.  Married Ella F. Boepple (b. 30 Dec 1908 in Little Falls Twp, d. 4 Oct 1980 at Little Falls), daughter of Frank and Augusta (Euron) Boepple, on 19 July 1934 in the Cold Brook, New York United Methodist Church.  Ella graduated 1939 from Oneonta Normal School and was subsequently employed as a school teacher.

 

(b. Arthur Watson Edick: Born 24 March 1908 in Little Falls Township, Herkimer County, New York.  Died 14 October 2000 at 150 Kanzog Road, Mohawk, German Flatts Township, Herkimer County, New York.  Graduated 1929 from Mechanic's Institute (later Rochester Institute of Technology), Rochester, Monroe County, New York.  Employed by the Remington Rand Corporation as a tool engineer.  Married Irene Selma Kanzog (b. at home 31 Jul 1912 at Jacksonberg, NY, d. 30 May 2006 at Herkimer, Herkimer Twp, Herkimer Co., NY), daughter of Oscar Rudolph and Alma Elizabeth (Shibley) Kanzog, on 16 March 1935 in German Town Flatts Township.

 

(1) Lucille Alma Edick: Born 1936 in Herkimer County, New York.  Married Robert Lewis Sitterly (b. 1936 in Herkimer Co., NY), son of Lewis George and Helen Idel (Fullington) Sitterly, in 1955 at Mohawk, German Flatts Township, Herkimer County, New York and had the following children:

 

(a) Debra Leigh Sitterly: Born 1957 at Hunter Air Force Base, Georgia.  Married (1st) John Hall (b. abt 1957 at Mohawk, NY) about 1984 and had the following son:

 

[1. Philip Hall: Born 1985 at Mohawk, New York.  Was an Eagle Scout.  Married Melissa Brown, daughter of Chris and Julie (?) Brown, in 2010 at Mohawk and had the following children:

 

[a. Colin Hall: Born 2012 at New York Mills, Oneida County, New York.

 

[b. Cameron Lewis Hall: Born 2014 in a Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare facility, Utica, Oneida County, New York.

 

Debra Leigh (Sitterly) Hall married (2nd) Herbert Hagadorn (b. abt 1936), son of Loren and Helen (Gay) Hagadorn, in 1993.

 

(b) Daniel Robert Sitterly: Born 1958 at Columbus, Ohio.  Served in the US Air Force.  Married Misako Sukigara (b. 1958 at Yokohama, Japan) in 1980 in Japan and had the following children:

 

[1. Adam Sitterly: Born 1984 at Yokota Air Force Base, Japan.

 

[2. Alana Sitterly: Born 1986 at Plattsburgh Air Force Base, New York.

 

(c) Randy K. Sitterly: Born 1964 in Herkimer County, New York.  Married Patricia Gleed (b. 1963 in Herkimer Co., NY), daughter of Robert and Gloria (?) Gleed, in 1984 at Mohawk, New York and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Kayla Lynn Sitterly: Born 1990 at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(2) Floyd Kanzog Edick: (more info) Born 1940 in Herkimer County, New York; baptized 1951.  Has an interest in his family's history.  Wrote a paper entitled "The family of Philip Brondstatter."  Graduated 1959 from Mohawk High School, Mohawk, New York.  Graduated 1963 from Utica College of Syracuse University; BS degree majoring in business/economics.  Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Air Force on 24 September 1963; retired 30 June 1983 in the grade of Lieutenant Colonel.  Retired 30 June 1998 from Boeing Government Property Administration, Arizona.

 

Floyd Edick married Janice Elaine Perrone (b. 1941 at Cooperstown, Otsego Co., NY), daughter of Harold John and Thelma Audrey (Lane) Perrone, in 1962 at Mohawk, Herkimer County, New York and had the following children:

 

(a) Christine Marie Edick: Born 1962 at Utica, Oneida County, New York.  Married Donald Allen Lace (b. 1958 at Chicago, IL), son of Donald Allen and Dorothy (?) Lace, in 1986 at Huntington Beach, Orange County, California and had the following children:

 

[1. Donald Allen Lace: Born 1991 at Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California.

 

[2. Harrison Allen Lace: Born 1995 at Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California.

 

(b) Donald James Edick: Born 1964 at Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married (1st) Roxanne Cox (b. 1963 in IL), daughter of Robert Laverne and Janice Ann (Gale) Cox, in 1992 at Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona and had the following children:

 

[1. Courtney Anne Edick: Born 1995 at Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.

 

[2. Matthew James Edick: Born 1998 at Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona.

 

Donald James Edick married (2nd) Katherine C. Kouvalas (b. 1971 in NJ) in 2003 at Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona and had the following children:

 

[3. Nicole Christine Edick: Born 2004 at Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona.

 

[4. Alexander Michael Edick: Born 2008 at Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona.

 

(c) Carol Jean Edick: Born 1969 in Herkimer County, New York.  Married Arthur William Heidelmeier (b. 1963 at Ft Dix, NJ), son of Ludwig Johann and Ophelia Otilla (Deffee) Heidelmeier, in 1990 in the Velda Rose United Methodist Church, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona and had the following children:

 

[1. Jackson Tyler Heidelmeier: Born 1996 at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi.

 

[2. Andrew Jared Heidelmeier: Born 2003 at Misawa Air Force Base, Japan.

 

(3) Lois Ann Edick: Born 1944 in Herkimer County, New York.  Married Sixto Velez Gonzalez (b. 1939 in Puerto Rico), son of Rosita Valez, in 1964 at Mohawk, Herkimer County, New York and had the following children:

 

(a) Sixtito Arthur Gonzalez: Born 1965.  Married Aida Albo (b. 1966 in Puerto Rico) in 1988 in Puerto Rico and had the following children:

 

[1. Giovanni Andre Gonzalez: Born 1992 in Utah.

 

[2. Alma Marina Gonzalez: Born 1996 in Puerto Rico.

 

(b) Ricardo Gonzalez: Born 1968 in Puerto Rico.  Married Meribel Rodriquez (b. abt 1969) in 1999 in Puerto Rico.

 

(c) Melissa Ann Gonzalez: Born 1979.  Married David Ucasz (b. abt 1979, d. 1 Mar 2011 in CA from complications of cancer; interred Indian Castle Cem., Danube Twp, NY), son of David and Jean/Jeanne (Doe) Ucasz of Little Falls, Herkimer County, New York.

 

(2. George Brondstatter: Born 24 March 1883.  Died 30 July 1964.  Proprietor of a clothing store on Main Street in Herkimer, Herkimer County, New York.  Married (1st) Mable Burkhart (b. 12 Oct 1883 at Frankfort, NY, d. 21 Apr 1950 in Herkimer Twp, HY), daughter of Charles J. and Florence (Hubbard) Burkhart, on 3 October 1905 at Utica, Oneida County, New York and had the following son:

 

(a. Leland Brondstatter: Born about 1906.  Died about 1950.  Married Gladys V. Mangus (b. abt 1900, d. abt 1970) on 26 May 1951.

 

George Brondstatter married (2nd) Gladys V. Mangus (b. abt 1900, d. abt 1970) on 26 May 1951 in Herkimer County, New York.

 

(3. Maude Brondstatter: Born 10 October 1885.  Died 16 October 1969.  Married Walter Ray Dingman (b. 30 Dec 1885 in South Valley Twp, Cattaraugus Co., NY, d. 12 Feb 1954) on 28 February 1919 and had the following children:

 

(a. Warren Dingman: Born 7 May 1926.  Died 1929.

 

(b. Harold Dingman: Born 16 March 1930.  Died 16 March 1939.

 

(4. Louise Brondstatter:  Born 20 July 1888.  Died 1984 at Ilion, Herkimer County, New York.  Employed as a nurse.  Married Charles Scofield (b. 1884, d. 8 May 1948 in Poland Township, Herkimer Co., NY) on 29 August 1930.

 

(5. Wallace W. Brondstatter: (photos) Born 10 December 1889.  Died 13 December 1944 at Mapledale (N. of Utica), Oneida County, New York in a car-railroad train crash.  Married Hazel A. Hart (b. 14 Feb 1895, d. 13 Mar 1947 at Daytona Beach, Volusia Co., FL), daughter of Walter and Elmea (Krebs) Hart, on 14 February 1916 and had the following children:

 

(a. Wallace Brondstatter: Born 3 June 1920 in New York State.  Died 3 December 1997 in Georgia.  Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Beverly Ann Brondstatter: Born about 1948.

 

(2) Cheryl Lynn Brondstatter: Born 1951.

 

(3) Wallace Brondstatter, Jr.: Born 1955.  Married (?) and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Jennifer Suhd-Brondstatter.

 

(b. Floride Brondstatter: (more info) Born 30 December 1916 (7¾ pounds) at Cold Brook, Russia Township, Herkimer County, New York.  Married (?) Polisse (b. abt 1920) and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Barbara Polisse: Born about 1940.

 

(6. Earl Brondstatter: Born 30 April 1895.  Died 5 November 1970 at Prospect, Trenton Township, Oneida County, New York.  Married (1st) Myrtle Stehens (b. 20 Jul 1890, d. 12 Jan 1958; interred Ohio Twp, Herkimer Co., NY) on 10 March 1917 and had the following children:

 

(a. Katherine Brondstatter: Born 1921.  Married William H. Rodda (b. 1920 at Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY), son of Samuel Rodda, about 1944 and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Naiomi Rodda.

 

(b. Mary Brondstatter: Born 1930.  Married (?) Barnard (b. abt 1930) and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Laurie Barnard.  Married (?) Quigley and had the following children:

 

(a) Adam Quigley.

 

(b) Nichole Quigley.

 

(c. Dorothy Brondstatter: Born 1927.  Died 1927, age 7 days.

  

Earl Brondstatter married (2nd) Bernice Thomas on 21 January 1961.

 

(7. Verne Arlene Brondstatter: (female) Born 28 May 1901.  Died 25 March 1996 at Waterville, Oneida County, New York.  Married Charles B. Gray (b. 7 Jun 1897 at Gray, Herkimer Co., NY, d. 17 Jun 1979 at Oriskany Falls, Augusta Twp, Oneida Co., NY), son of Charles Benchley and Mellisa Burbary (Figert) Gray, on 29 June 1921 and had the following children:

 

(a. Charles Phillip Gray: Born 12 August 1927.  Died 12 November 1976 at Clinton, Kirkland Township, Oneida County, New York.  Married Pauline Anne Nelson (b. abt 1927), daughter of Alfred Nelson, in 1950 at Big Moose, Webb Township, Herkimer County, New York and had the following children:

 

(1) Charles Gray: Born 1955.  Married Susan McClusky in 1979 and had the following children:

 

(a) Charles W. Gray: Born 1980.

 

(b) J. M. Gray: Born 1984.

 

(2) Karen Gray: Born 1956.  Married James Piggott in 1977 and had the following children:

 

(a) William Charles Piggott: Born 1977.

 

(b) Christopher M. Piggott: Born 1983.

 

(3) Anne Louise Gray:  Born 1958.  Married Steven White in 1984 and had the following son:

 

(a) Nicholas Oliver White: Born 1998.

 

(4) Phylis Gray: Born 1959.  Married Robert Bickel and had the following children:

 

(a) Andrew Craige Bickel: Born 1986.

 

(b) Philip Gray Bickel: Born 1989.

 

(5) Robert Benchley Gray: Born 1966.  Married Maureen Smith (b. 1966) in 1992 and had the following children:

 

(a) Hannah Gray: Born 1997.

 

(b) Jane Elizabeth Gray: Born 1998.

 

(c) Nora Thresa Gray: Born 1999.

 

(b. Jane E. Gray: Born 1924.  Married Oliver Heath Clark (b. 9 Jun 1922 at Oriskany Falls, Oneida Co., NY, d. there 16 Apr 1997), son of Alger Root and Elizabeth (Clark) Hutchinson, in 1944 and had the following children:

 

(1) Ellen Elizabeth Clark: Born 1944.  Married John Bruno in 1968 and had the following son:

 

(a) John Christopher Bruno: Born 1969.  Married Debra K. in 2004.

 

(2) Phillip Andrew Clark: Born 1946.  Married (1st) Debra Portola (d. abt 1974) in 1973.  Married (2nd) Violet Dye in 1975 and had the following children:

 

(a) Phillip Andrew Clark, Jr.: Born 1976.

 

(b) Matthew Charles Clark: Born 1979.

 

(3) Christopher Lee Clark:  Born 10 May 1949.  Died 6 June 1967.

 

(4) Patricia Jane Clark: Born 1952.  Married Edward Reilly (b. abt 1950) in 1972 and had the following children:

 

(a) Daniel Edward Reilly: Born 1974.

 

(b) Carrie Ann Reilly: Born 1978.

 

(5) Julia Anne Clark: Born 1955.  Married Kevin Kelly (b. abt 1950) in 1975 and had the following children:

 

(a) Aaron Patrick Kelly: Born 1981.

 

(b) Sarah Elizabeth Kelly: Born 1984.

 

(c. Verne Elaine Gray: Born 1936.  Married Robert E. Johnson (b. abt 1936), son of William A. Johnson, on 1957 at Oriskany Falls, Oneida County, New York and had the following children:

 

(1) Claudia Verne Johnson: Born 1960.  Married Scot Falconer in 1980 and had the following children:

 

(a) Benchley Scot Falconer: Born 1980.

 

(b) Chris Alexander Falconer: Born 1982.

 

(c) Zachary Motz Falconer: Born 1987.

 

(2) Nelson Charles Johnson: Born 1962.  Married Anne Borghild Nilsen in 1986 and had the following children:

 

(a) Heather Anne Johnson: Born 1995.

 

(b) Charles Arfron Johnson: Born 1996.

 

(8. Harold Bronstatter: Born January 1904.  Died January 1904.

 

b. Kathrine/Katherine “Kate” Brondstatter: (photos) Born 18 January 1855.  Died 17 October 1911.

 

1900 US Census: Firman Ouderkirk, age 45 (b. July 1854 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a lumber dealer, was heading a household in the Village of Poland, Russia Township, Herkimer County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 23 years, Kathrine Ouderkirk, age 45 (b. Jan 1855 in NYS; parents b. Germany), who had had no children; boarder [brother-in-law], Louis H. Bennett, age 40 (b. Sep 1859 in NYS; parents b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a contractor and builder; sister-in-law [Louis's wife of 21 yrs], Rachel Bennett (b. Feb 1860 in NYS; parents b. Germany), who had had 2 children, 1 of whom was still alive; boarder [Louis's son], David P. Bennett, age 20 (Nov 1879 in NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a day laborer; father-in-law, Philip Bronstrater, age 79 (b. Feb 1821 in Germany; parents b. Germany) and retired; and mother-in-law, Hannah Bronstrater, age 69 (b. Jun 1830 in Germany; parents b. Germany), who had had 4 children, all still alive.

 

Kathrine married Firman Ouderkirk/Oderkirk (b. 1856, d. 11 Feb 1920) about 1875.  Resided at Bull Hill, Ohio Township, Herkimer County, New York.

 

c. John Brondstatter: Born 11 November 1856.  Died 1865.

 

d. Louise A. Brondstatter: (photos) Born 6/5 April 1858.  Died 4 February 1963.  Married Edward/Edwin J. Miller (photos) (b. 26 Apr 1855 in Ohio Twp, NY, d. 14 Jun 1937 at Cold Brook, NY), son of Allan and Jane (Powers) Miller, on 11 November 1878/79 in Norway Township, New York.  Subsequently resided at Cold Brook, Herkimer County, New York.  Louise and Edward had the following son:

 

(1. Merton Miller: Born 8 November 1882.  Died 15 January 1915 in a hospital at Albany, New York.

 

d. Rachel Brondstatter: See generation 4, below.

 

e. Charles “Charlie” Brondstatter: (photos) Born 29 January 1862 in Ohio Township, Herkimer County, New York.  Died 31 December 1950.  Married, as her 2nd husband, Clara (Smith) Fralic (photos) (b. 1869, d. 31 Dec 1926) in 1889 and resided at Cold Brook, Herkimer County, New York.  Clara had the following daughter from her 1st marriage to (?) Fralic:

 

(1. Carolyn “Carrie” May (Fralic) Brondstatter: (photos) Apparently adopted by Charles Brondstatter.  Married James A. McClure on Wednesday, 8 December 1915 at Cold Brook, Herkimer County, New York.

 

Charles and Clara (Smith) (Fralic) Brondstatter had the following children:

 

(2. Isabelle Catherine Brondstatter: Born about 1900.  Died about 1950.  Married Guy Edwin Miller (b. 24 Mar 1900, d. abt 1950), son of Frederick A. and Julia (Gray) Miller, on 2/3 March 1929 at Cold Brook, Herkimer County, New York. (Note: Is Guy Edwin Miller related to Edwin Miller, Para. d., above?}

 

(3. Alfred C. Brondstatter: Born about 1913.  Died 2002.  Married Pauline Hanely (b. 6 Oct 1914 in McKeever, d. 19 Apr 1997 at Utica, Oneida Co., NY), daughter of Adolph and Jennie (Patterson) Hanley, on 22 July 1932 in Newport Township, New York and in 1975 resided at Cold Brook, Herkimer County, New York.  Alfred and Pauline had the following daughter:

 

(a. Arlene Dean Brondstatter: Born about 1933.  Married Gilbert King (b. abt 1930), son of Gilbert H. and Mary (?) Kind, in 1959 at Cold Brook, Russia Township, Herkimer County, New York and had the following children:

 

(1) Shari Dean King: Born about 1960.  Married Edward Killian (b. abt 1950).

 

(2) Kelli Dean King: Born about 1962.  Married David Allen.

 

f. Lewis/Louis “Lew” Brondstatter: (photos) Born 20 September 1868.  Died 8 July 1929.  Married (1st) Alice Worden (b. abt 1870, d. 8 Jun 1914) about 1890.  Married (2nd) Lulu Baur (b. abt 1870) on 20 May 1925 in Oneida County, New York.

 

4   Rachel/Rachael Brondstatter:

 

Born 10 February 1860.  Died 8 January 1934 at Cold Brook, Ohio Township, Herkimer County, New York.  Married Louis Henry Bennett, generation 4 of the Bennett Annex, on 1 September 1859.

 

See Bennett Annex for More Info

 

 

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Other, still unknown, Brondstatter-related names:

 

1. Judy, Gregory, and Jan Miller – children in 1956.

 

 

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