The Bruner Family
by Paul Ridenour
I am not a Bruner. I am only helping Reva Joy (Bruner) Frye with her Bruner genealogy.
Jacob McKendric Bruner (1840 - 1900) [Pvt CO 1 66
IND INF Civil War] married Elizabeth Granger Adams (May 30, 1852 (?) - Mar 27,
1936). This Bruner family is from Illinois. (Reva's
Both buried in the New Hope Cemetery, Ivanhoe, Texas [ http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/II/hli13.html]
Preston Bruner (2/18/1883 - 12/18/1972) married Estell Freeman (4/8/1898 -
1/3/1966). Both buried in the New Hope Cemetery, Ivanhoe, Texas.
(John's family fought for the North while Estell's family fought for the South). Estell is supposed to be 1/2 Indian but not sure which tribe.
John Raphael Bruner (Reva's father)
NOTES: Found a Jacob Breuner that was 30 years old on the 1870's census living in Ohio with wife Elizabeth age 28.