Ira Bronson, later Brunson, 1771, died March of 1806 from drowning in the Hudson River.He was married to Parmelia Cozier-born April 1772. He left 11 children,two babies died at birth. Rev. Alfred, Betsy, Hirum, Emily Cook Brownson, who married Henry Patch, Mary Ann, and the twins Ira and Benjamin. Lt. Charles Bronson was Ira's (1771) father. He had Asa or Asahel, Thankful, Theodosia, Sarah,Elnathan,Polly, Ira and Charity. His three wives were-Thankful Hart, Martha Barret, and Abigail Beach. Asa or Asahel Bronson was born in Kensington, Hartford on 23 June, 1760 and died 23 Sept.1830. The name Wandel was later changed to Wendell. There was an Ira and an Ira Wendal's that died but they belonged to the twin Ira Wendell born 1805. Ira Wendell and Emily are brother and sister. I have more information if anyone is interested.