Absolom J Bryant

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

The Life 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 6 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
Sarah Jane Hamblin
Marriage: 9 August 1883
Levi J Bryant
Rev John Wesley Bryant
Lula Jane Bryant
Hala M Bryant
George Bryant
Mossie Bryant
Mahola Bryant
Dewey Bryant
Oscar Bryant
Nannie Bryant
Sarah Bryant
Lawrence Bryant

Spouse and Children

9 August 1883
Williamsburg, Whitley, Kentucky, United States


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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.

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

English (mainly southwestern England): variant of Bryan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Absalom Bryant in household of Andrew Bryant, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Abslom Bryant in household of Andy Bryant, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Absolam Bryant, "United States Census, 1910"

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