Thomas Bryant

1813–2 February 1857 (Age 44)
Cabin Creek, Lewis, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Bryant was born in 1813, in Cabin Creek, Lewis, Kentucky, United States, his father, Daniel P. Bryant, was 21 and his mother, Nancy Plummer, was 22. He married Margaret Martha Kelly on 12 September 1836, in Lewis-Evarts, Harlan, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lewis, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died on 2 February 1857, in Ribolt, Lewis, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Ribolt, Lewis, Kentucky, United States.

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Thomas Bryant
Margaret Martha Kelly
Marriage: 12 September 1836
William Kelly Bryant
Margaret G. Bryant
Nancy A or Nannie Bryant
John Henry Bryant
James Franklin Bryant
Daniel Webster Bryant

Spouse and Children


    Margaret Martha Kelly


12 September 1836
Lewis-Evarts, Harlan, Kentucky, United States


    William Kelly Bryant


    Margaret G. Bryant


    Nancy A or Nannie Bryant


    John Henry Bryant


    James Franklin Bryant


+1 More Child

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+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 5

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 12

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southwestern England): variant of Bryan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Bryant, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Bryant in entry for James Franklin Bryant, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Thomas Bryant, "Find A Grave Index"

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