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Bryant & connected families
Posted by: Jerre Bryant (ID *****2694) Date: March 06, 2003 at 12:38:51
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I would love to figure out who the parents for John & Elizabeth are. It has been suggested that this John is of the Spartanburg Bryants & another from the Bryants of Kentucky that married into the Boome family. I do not know.

(Kn) Generation 1 John H. b: abt 1805 NC d: 1857 TN. & Elizabeth b: 1806 GA. BRIANT / BRYANT d: AR.?
1840 Census in Hickman Co., KY
1850 US Census in Carroll Co., TN.
1860 Elizabeth (widow) in Logan Co., AR.
1870 oldest son in Navarro Co., TX.

6 kn. children:

(1) William J. BRYANT b: 1828 TN. or KY. mar. 1st. Mary Ann STEWART in Carroll Co., TN. & 2nd. Donie Edna "Eddy" BUTLER b: 1850 LA. ( * poss. 3rd. marriage aft. 1894) (my GrGrGrandfather ) *1860AR, 1870 NavarroCo.TX, 1880 HoodCo., TX., 1900 Donie has remarried ( but son Geo.Rich. "Dick" tells local historian in 1940s that his dad (or is he talking about Stepdad??) died in 1912.)
* Wm. J.'s children are listed below
(2) Mary Ann BRYANT b: 1829/30 abt. TN. marr. Barnett DEMOSS in Carroll Co., TN. one kn. ch. Sarah DEMOSS Mary died in AR., & Barnett in OK.
(3) James R. BRYANT b: 1829/30 abt. TN. marr.Winniford " Winny" WOODARD in CarrollCo., TN. they went to AR. but Winny died soon after along with a couple of their children.
He may have come to Navarro Co., TX. and signed will for George Bryan ( said to be Bryant, quote)
(4) John BRYANT b: 1832 abt. TN. prob. marr. Sarah SOUTHERLAND in CarrollCo., TN. (where did he go from there?)
(5) Richard BRYANT b: 1838 abt. HickmanCo., KY. marr. Emilene GARNER 1864 ScottCo, AR. kn. ch: James, Hanna, & John. Richard sold the land in Logan Co. AR. by 1888. Where did he go.
(6)Calvin Marion BRYANT b: 1845 Hickman Co., KY. d:1919 OK. (inbetween lived in TN. to AR. & Tex.) marr. 1st. Winnie GARNER (sister to Emilene) in 1865 ScottCo., AR. 1 ch: Mary 2nd. marr. abt 1871 to Rebecca Ann FOSTER (1st. cousin to Winnie & Emilene) kn. ch: Miles , James Richard , Ader / Ada , George Calvin b: 1882 Logan Co., AR. family in TX. by 1900 or shortly after. Found them in Anderson, Cherokee, Lamar , & Henderson Co.s in Texas

**Kn. Children of William Josiah BRYANT b: 1828 TN. (supposily, there were 20, these are the ones I know of and prob. the ones that lived to adulthood )

* by 1st. wife Mary Ann STEWART b: 1830 TN.

1.Martha BRYANT b:1847 TN mar. mar. Elbert K. P. OSBORNE in Hill Co.,TX. *moved to AL/NC 7 ch.
2. Amanda Eliz. "Betty" b:1849 TN. mar. Wm.DUNNAGAN in Navarro Co., TX. 16 children
3. James Robert b: 1853 TN, mar. Hill Co TX. Holly P. HOWARD, & 2nd. Sarah WINSTON * 12 children, fam lived in West TX. & NM
4. Mary Ann BRYANT marr. T.D. WALLACE but died within 2 yrs of marriage.
5. Lucinda / Lucienda "Lou" Ellen BRYANT b:1859 abt Logan Co. AR. ( listed with par. on 1880 Census in Hood Co., TX.)
6. John Henry b: 1861 Scott Co., AR. marr. Nannie Leona HARRISON in Jack Co., TX. 9 ch. fam around Jack & Wichita Co. TX. & OK.
7. Margaret Mae A. "Maggie" b: 1864 Logan or Scott Co.,AR. marr. Palo Pinto Co., TX. to William "Bill" D. LOGAN 10 ch.

*by 2nd. wife Donie / Donnie Edna "Eddy" BUTLER (dau of Wm. BUTLER & Nancy THIEL / TILL of LA.)

8. Sarah Calvin "Sally" b: 1869 TX. marr. in Hood Co. TX. David Earl "Jo" SMITH b: LA. 10 ch. family in Wichita Co. TX area.
9. George Richard "Dick" b: 1872 TX. marr. 1st. Viola I. DURANT in Hood Co., TX. 11 ch. & 2nd. marr. Rebecca CARMICHAEL 4 ch. The family ended up mostly in W. Tx.
10. Henrietta Mae " Etta" b: 1874 Navarro Co., TX. married Albert A. R. ISRAEL in Hood or Somerville Co., TX. 11 ch.
11. Nannie Theodora b: 1876 Hood Co. TX. d: 1896 marr. 1st. A. J. EDMONDSON , & 2nd. Jon / John E. SARGENT 1 kn. son Virgil
12. William Andrew " Will" b: 1882 Acton, Hood Co., TX. marr. in Hood Co., TX. 1st. Melissa Bell PURSELLEY & 2nd. Dale ___? 10 ch.
13. James Thomas b: 1885 Hood Co., TX. d: 1910 in Hood Co. TX. marr. in Mills Co., TX. to Beulah Beatrice PERRY 3 ch.
14. Mary Lula "Lulu" Smith b: 1886 Hood Co., TX. marr. William Thomas SMITH in Mills Co. TX. 7 ch.
15. Authur / Arthur Earl b: 1890 Hood Co., TX. marr. in Somerville Co., TX. to Sally Mabel CARTER 7 ch. He died in Lamb Co., TX.

*More On Calvin & Richard BRYANT sons of John H. & Elizabeth

I have a little on Richard D. Bryant. He was married to Emaline Garner a sister of Winny Garner's. Emaline died about 1872 in what is now Logan County, AR. Richard died about 1879 in Logan County. Their only known children were:
James H. Bryant born about 1865. Died after 9 April 1894. He sold land then.
Hannah Bryant born about September 1869. Died about 1879
John M. Bryant born about 1871. Died after 29 October 1888. He sold land then.
I Richard remarried after the death of Emaline, but I don't know her name. Most of this information is taken from an affidavit given by Samuel Garner, a bother of Winny and Emaline.


1880 US CENSUS in TEXAS for BRYANT families

* The following white Bryant families were in the 1880 US Census in Texas:

Anderson Co. p.36: Calvin Bryant 36 or 26 TN, Dora 21 Ga, Beulah 2 GA

Bastrop Co. p.136: William Bryant 56 Tn, Nancy 54 MS

Bell Co. p.294: S. Bryant 37 woman Tn in household of S. R. Bradshaw 20 TX

Bosque Co.
p.440: Jno. A. Bryant 28 Tn, Harriet 25 Tn, William Louis 3, E. Virginia 10 mo.
p.23 Tom Bryant 23 MS, Bell 25 Tx, Etta 3 Tx

Burleson Co. p.59: Hezikiah Bryant 65 Tn, Eliza 52 Ala, Eliza 14 Ark

Camp Co.
p.21: C. W. Bryant 61 Ala, M. W. 57 NC, sons J. L. 19 Ms, William 16 Ms, mother-in-law M. C. Thompson 84 NC
p.21: Alex Bryant 28 MS, Emily 24 Tx, Edwin 4, Lela 2, O. C. baby boy

Cass Co. p.189: John Bryant 27 Tn, Elizabeth 24 Tn, Mary J. Tn, William C. 3 Tn

Cherokee Co. p.345: A. Bryant 28 man Tn in household of Robert or Robertus Love 63 TN

Collin Co.
p.33: A. Bryant 62 Tn, wife E. 62 Tn, A. 20 Tn (son), grandkids Liddy Stuart 20 Tn, A. B. Baxter 11 (girl), W. L. Johnson 6 Tx, nephew J. C. Large 21 TN
p.33: William Brhyant 26 Tn, Emma 20 Tn, S. A. 1 (girl)
p.175: James H. Bryant 29 Tn, Laura 27 Tx, Nicholas or ??? 5 Tx, Lula 5, Lizzie 3, McKee?? 7 mo. cousin Lucinda Hicks 20 Tn
p.210: John F. Bryant 52 Tn, Sarah 43, William O. 19, James T. 18, Uriah 13, Laura 10, Charles 6, Fannie 3
p.294: W. J. Bryant 27 Tn, Melinda 23 KY, Dora 3, Charles 10 mo.
p.282: William Bryant 53 NC, Martha 48 Ala, William 19 Ms, Martha 15 Ms, Caroline 13 Ms, Lena 11 Ms, Michael 7 Ms
p.282: John E. Bryant 24 Ms, Anne 22 Ms, William W. 1 Ms

Comal Co.
p.53: Frederick O'Briant or O'Brient or O'Bryant 60 Tn, Nancy 42, Samuel 24, Robert 14, Frederick 12, Kizzy or Kizia 10, William 8
p.53: Josiah O'Briant.... 26 Tn, Nettie 22 Tn, Jonas 4, Walter 3, John 2 mo.

Comanche Co. p.59: Jeremiah Bryant 28 Tn, Annie 21 Tx, William 6, Josephus 4, Ira Lee 2, Buenavista 6 mo.

Coryell Co. p.479: William Bryant 36 MS, Mary 24 Tx, Kate 3, Mary 2, Oliver 4 mo.

Ellis Co.
p.534 John Bryant 22 Tn in household of Ira Green 56 TN
p.562 Henry Bryant 56 NC, Sally 50 NC, Sonora? 26 Nc, William, H. 24 NC, Hnery W. 22 NC, Serella or Cirelia? 16 NC, George M. 14 NC, John R. 8 Tn, Sanford 5 TN, brother-in-law John Dean 22 NC

Falls Co. p.266: William O'Briant or O'Bryant 49 TN, M. E. 45 Tn, Mary 20 Tx, Charles 18, Frank 16, Morgan 14, Maggie 10, Annie 8, Addie 6, George 2, William 5 mo.

Fannin Co. p.478: La?? Bryant 59 Tn, N. E. 50 Ala, girl M. J. 24 Tx, boys J.B. 21, L. F. 18

Grayson Co.
p.7: E. Bowers 32 Tn, son Uriah Bryant 5 TN
p.19: Matthew Bryant 57 NC, Emily 41 Ala, James 14 Tn, Florence 10 MO
p.192: John W. Bryant 29 TN, America 21 Il, brother-in-law Lewis Young 23 Il

Gregg Co. p.458: Joseph Bryant 39 Tn is in household of Hardin Barker 42 Il

Hays Co. p.81: Stephen Bryant 54 Tn, Martha 41 NC, Alexander 17 Tx, Caledonia 17, Edward 14

Hill Co. p.384: James Bryant 45 (all born in TN), Judith 42, Edward 20, Charles 16, Albert 13, Annie 11, Pattie 8, Joy 5, Jennie or Jemina or Jimmie 1

Hood Co. **
p.14 William J. Bryant 52 Tn, Edna 30 or ? LA, Ellen 22 Tn, Jno. L. 18 Ark, Maggie 15 Ark, Sallie 11 Tx, Richard 9, Henrietta 6, Nannie 4
p.30 J. R. Bryant 27 Tn, Patience 24, William H. 6, Mary L. 4, Robert C. 2, James B. 3 mo.

Hopkins Co.
p.181: John Bryant 35 Tn, Mary J. 28, Elizabeth 8 Tn, Lula Tn, Mattie 3 Tx, Lucinda 6 mo., Pollie Pugh ?? Tn
p.191: James F. Bryant 42 Tn, Sarah 42 SC, Linetta 18 Tx, William 7, brother Robert 20 Tx, stepdaughter Delia Walton 20 Ark

Johnson Co.
p.257: Margaret 42 (all born in Tn), Sally 16, Wesley 14, William 18, Frances 12, Samuel 8, Maxie 6
p.318: Samuel A. Bryant 37 Tn, Matilda 36 Ala, nieces Clara B. Jordan 13 Ala, Minnie M Jordan 2 Tx, cousin Ella White 18 Tn, William Bishop 38 Ala

Lamar Co.
p.60 O. C. Bryant 47 Tn, Eliza 43 Tn, Mollie 18 Tx, Amos 16, Nancy 14, Joshua 11, Samuel 7, Minnie 4, J. R. Garrison 29 Ark
p.86 L. T. Bryant 32 Tn, Mary F. 17 Tn, G. W. Docksey or Dorsey or Dossey 20 TN
o,142 N.M.Bryant 43 Tn, Mattie 30 Tn, Cora 5 Tx, Eustace or ?? 2
p.285 Thomas Briant or Bryant 39 Tn, Margaret 35 Tn, Lettie 12 Tx, Betty 7, Luella 5, William Gra??? 20 Ark
p.75 Louis C. Bryant 26 Ms, Mary 24 Tx, Ira 8 mo., brother Thomas R. 33 Ms

Limestone Co. p.443: Riley Bryant 39 Tn, Mary S. 33 Il, Imogene 14 TX, William 8, nephew Thomas J. Clark 19 Tx

Medina Co. p.101: John Bryant 46 Tn, son Albert 18 Tn, brother Louis 37 Tn

Milam Co. p.188: Edward Bryant 12 Tn in household of Edward Nar?? 49 Tn

Navarro Co.
p.418: Marion Bryant 24 white in household of James M. Walters 45 Ga
p.402 Thomas N. Bryant 46 Sc, Harriet 47 Sc, John W. 22 Ms, Margaret 14 Ms, Ebenezer 11 Ms
p.429: J. B. Bryant 55, Nancy 30 Ms, Samuel 13 Ms, William 11 Ms, John 4 Tx, Richard 2

Stephens Co. p.484 Callie/Caledonia Burrow Bryant 40 Tn, James A. 19 Tn, Mary Frances (Mollie) 17 Tn, John W. 12 Tn, Lucy 8 Tn, Banks Summers Bryant 6 Tn

Tarrant Co. p.157: William Bryant 25 Tn is a nephew in the household of Henry B. McKenzie 27 Tn and Ella McKenzie 22 Tn

Wise Co.
p.219: S. L. Bryant 20 TN is the stepson of R. M. Howell 37 MO and E. F. Howell 26 TN
p.236: Frank Bryant 38 Ala, Margaret 29 Ms, Samuel 8, brother John 19 Ms

Thanks Nita for the info.

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