John A. Walter Brison

20 August 1879–26 August 1963 (Age 84)
Upshur, Texas, United States

The Life of John A. Walter

When John A. Walter Brison was born on 20 August 1879, in Upshur, Texas, United States, his father, Robert Thomas Brison, was 36 and his mother, Mary Emma Harrison, was 30. He married Annie Iola Lee on 28 October 1900, in Pittsburg, Camp, Texas, United States. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 6, Upshur, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 August 1963, in Pittsburg, Camp, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Pittsburg, Camp, Texas, United States.

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John A. Walter Brison
Annie Iola Lee
Marriage: 28 October 1900

Spouse and Children

28 October 1900
Pittsburg, Camp, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Thomas Brison


    Mary Emma Harrison




    Mary Emma Brison


    Hattie E. Brison


    Joseph William Brison


    Sarah A. Brison


    Robert Thomas Brison Jr.


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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 22

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern English, and Irish: variant spelling of Bryson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John A W Brison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J Walter Brison in household of Robert T Brison, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John A W Brison in household of Robert T Brison, "United States Census, 1900"

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