John Brecunier  1829-1902
A Thumbnail Biography by David C. Procuniar
Copyright 1997
All Rights Reserved Last updated: 31 Aug 2001 

John Brecunier, the son of Daniel Brecunier (1804-1863) & Christina King ( 1806-1875); John was born in 1829 in Shirley Twp. Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, died on 17 Jul 1902.  John married Julia Trostle on 16 Feb 1864 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  Julia was born about 1839 in Pennsylvania.  

Children: (3)
Ida Brecunier 21 Mar 1865 Branford Twp. Illinois  d-12 Jan 1931 Lee County, Illinois

William Sherman Brecunier 1867-1942 

Howard Brecunier 1868-1870

John's death date per Nancy Brecunier 1/95;  Cathy (Deardorff) Hinckley said John was killed in the Civil War.

"State of Illinois - Public Domain Land Tract Sales Archive". I entered in the name "John Brecuner" and 
up popped the record of his Federal Land Sale showing he payed 0.00 for 80 acres in 1853. It also gives the record ID #, and County, Township, Meridian numbers etc. Sent by Nancy Brecunier (Oregon).

Main Source:
Nancy Lee Bates & John Brecunier 20870 SW 87th Court, Tualatin, OR  97062

Other Sources: 
David Charles Procuniar 3598 Harry Truman Drive, Beavercreek, Ohio 45432-2272
The Bragonier Family by Georgiana H. Randall 1969. 
The Bragunier Family in America by Brittian Bragunier Robinson 1969 
First Reformed Church of Hagerstown Maryland church records on LDS micro-film 

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