Saturday, May 2, 2009

Mary Alice Bryant

born April 29 1859 Harrison County, MO, died Sept 16 1934 aged 75y4m17d Winona, MO. married Feb 4 1875 to Philip Higdon. He died Jan 8 1907. she married Nov 21 1916 J.H.McMican. he died Oct. 29 [30] 1925. she was 15 when she married Philip, had her first child at 16 [her 17th birthday was t months away]. she was a grandmother at 36 and a great grandmother at 55. familiarly known as "Mrs. Mc" and "Mother Mac." member of the Christian Church 50 years. took pride in the fact that she was related to the famous William Cullen Bryant. "The community has lost one of its...most beautiful characters." [Rev. L.R. Norton in her obituary]
children listed under Bryant-Higdon.

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