Wednesday, April 29, 2009

John Bryant

died July 4 1833 married May 25 1783 Mary Owsley in Lincoln county KY. he immigrated to KY 1783. resided in Powhatten county, VA when he entered the VA troops. volunteered in May 1780 and served 3 months, enlisted in 1781. engaged in Battle of Guilford. served 6 months. enlisted summer of 1781, orderly sergeant six months. his sisters were Mary Meyers, Keziah K. Brady, & Elizabeth Hall. Mary Owsley Bryant was allowed pension on her application executed May 18 1840 at which time she was a resident of Garrad County, KY and 70 years of age. The only child referred to was William O. Bryant. (this was in a letter to W.T. Foster from Dept. of Interior, Bureau of Pensions, Washington, DC Nov. 15 1915)
1. William O.
2. James G. grandfather of Joseph F. of Bethany, MO
3. Daniel grandfather of Isaac Bryant
4. George S. (L.?) father of Independence, Bryants
5. Jonathan grandfather of Maryville, MO Bryants
6. Edmond L. father of the Pike Co. Bryants
7. William
8. Thomas Owsley born KY April 30 1796 died Jan 27 1845 grandfather of Nancy Amy Foster

[they had 2 sons named William? probably another deb typo in my many rewrites...sigh]

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