Lydia Isadora Brian

21 November 1861–10 February 1940 (Age 78)
Pollock, Grant, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Lydia Isadora

When Lydia Isadora Brian was born on 21 November 1861, in Pollock, Grant, Louisiana, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Brian, was 27 and her mother, Roseanna Roe, was 25. She married Cyrus Hypolite Coates in February 1876, in Pollock, Grant, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Ward Five, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States in 1910 and Port Arthur, Jefferson, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 10 February 1940, in Henderson, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bentley, Grant, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Obed Cory
1861–1906
Lydia Isadora Brian
1861–1940
Marriage: 18 December 1881
William Augustus Cory
1882–1948
Martha Alice Cory
1886–1921
Richard Iley Cory
1888–1973
Francis Lee Cory
1890–1936
Ruston Cory
1893–
Preston Cory
1894–2000
Eva Cory
1895–
Tally Cory
1898–
Tollie Pinkney Cory
1898–1934
Julia Cora Bell Cory
1903–1905

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 December 1881
Pollock, Grant, Louisiana, United States
children

(10)

    Male1882–1948Male

    Martha Alice Cory

    Female1886–1921Female

    Male1888–1973Male

    Francis Lee Cory

    Male1890–1936Male

    Ruston Cory

    Male1893–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Franklin Brian

    Male1833–1896Male

    Roseanna Roe

    Female1836–1913Female

siblings

(11)

    Mary Louisiana Brian

    Female1853–1885Female

    Matilda Hannah Brian

    Female1855–1922Female

    Laura Alice Brian

    Female1857–1935Female

    Lucinda Isabel Brian

    Female1859–1897Female

    Female1861–1940Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

Age 4

"On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 Irish and English: variant spelling of Bryan .2 French and English: from the Celtic personal name Brian, which contains the element bre- ‘hill’, with the transferred sense ‘eminence’. See also Bryan .3 French: nickname from Old Occitan brian ‘maggot’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lydia Biven, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lydia Bivens in household of Lillie Mae Bivens, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lydia Cory, "United States Census, 1910"

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