"Adam Bruner, with 3 brothers, came to America from Alsace- Lorraine. One brother is reported to have remained in Pennsylvania, one went to Kentucky and settled Brunertown, one settled in Bloomington, Illinois, and Adam's family went to Canada." It is unknown if Adam was killed by Indians in Pennsylvania just before or after starting to Canada.
Originally couldn't find a Brunertown in Kentucky. Further investigation, and through the Filson Club in Louisville, It was found that Brunertown was settled by Abraham Bruner. It later became Jeffersontown in Jefferson Co., Kentucky, not far from Louisville. The brother settled near Bloomington, Illinois, This hasn't been pursued yet.Per one researcher - - After 2 years of concentrated research in Pennsylvania, I have come up with only one thing to confirm--not conclusively--the story of Adam's being killed by Indians and anyone from Adam's family going to Canada. On page 83 of "Peckinpaughs, Pickenpaughs, Beckenboughs, Peckinpaks and Pickenpaughs", a book written by Edwin T. and Atha Peckenpaugh Brace, we find this. "There was an Adam Bruner killed by the Indians in Penna. whose wife and children went to Canada. This Adam was a Revolutionary War veteran." Contact with the authors revealed no source or further information.