Bronson, Oliver a Presbyterian minister, was born in Utica, N.Y., January 9, 1826. He graduated at Union College, Schenectady, in 1843, and from the Theological Seminary at Auburn, in 1853. In 1854 he accepted a call from the Reformed Protestant (Dutch) Church at Kinderhook. In 1858 he was installed as pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Janesville. He died January 10, 1860. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1861 page 81.