Absolom J Bryant

27 March 1861–5 April 1933 (Age 72)
Whitley, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Absolom J

When Absolom J Bryant was born on 27 March 1861, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Bryant, was 23 and his mother, Malinda Jane Lovett, was 23. He married Sarah Jane Hamblin on 9 August 1883, in Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Jellico Creek, Whitley, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 5 April 1933, in McCreary, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Pine Knot, McCreary, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Absolom J Bryant
1861–1933
Sarah Jane Hamblin
1867–1941
Marriage: 9 August 1883
Levi J Bryant
1881–1918
Nannie Bryant
1903–
Sarah Bryant
1905–
Rev John Wesley Bryant
1888–1975
Lula Jane Bryant
1890–1961
Hala M Bryant
1890–
George Bryant
1894–1980
Mossie Bryant
1896–1984
Mahola Bryant
1897–
Dewey Sampson Bryant
1898–1972
Oscar Bryant
1901–1972
Anna Marie Bryant
1904–1996
Lawrence Bryant
1907–1980
Bryant
1910–1910

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 August 1883Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Perryville
    Age 1
    On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.
    1863
    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 20
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 57723;2007: 135970; 2010: 192773)English (of Norman origin): from the Celtic personal name Brian (from brigo- ‘high’ + the suffix -ant-), with excrescent -t. Breton bearers of this name were among the Normans who invaded England in 1066. They went on to settle in Ireland in the 12th century, where the name mingled with the native Irish form Briain (see O'Brien ). The latter had also been borrowed, as Brján, by the Vikings, who introduced it independently into northwestern England before the Norman Conquest.Breton: very rare variant of Briant (see Briand ) and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Brian
    Bryan
    Briant
    Bryon

    Sources (23)

    • Absalom Bryant in household of Andrew Bryant, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Absolem Bryant in entry for Gilbert Keith and Lula Cox, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Abslom Bryant, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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