George Woodward Bryan Sr

Male5 October 1827–7 December 1888

Brief Life History of George Woodward

When George Woodward Bryan Sr was born on 5 October 1827, in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Bryan Jr., was 42 and his mother, Sarah Woodward, was 44. He married Eleanor Clark on 12 May 1849, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 7 December 1888, in Erda, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Grantsville City Cemetery, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Woodward Bryan Sr
Margaret Simpson
Marriage: 13 June 1870
Joseph Thomas Parkinson Bryan
George Woodward Bryan Jr
Arthur Broughton Bryan
John Carver Bryan
William Henry Bryan
Frederick Bryan
Harry Bryan
Parley Bryan
Ellen Ann Bryan
Margaret Elizabeth "Maggie" Bryan
Mary Jane Bryan
Annie May Bryan

Sources (35)

  • George W Bryan in entry for Arthur B Bryan, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
  • George Bryan, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • George W Bryan in entry for Annie Mae Bryan Clegg, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 6

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.


    Age 19

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: variant of Bryant .

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Briain, see O'Brien .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Alexander Joseph Parkinson Bryan's Autobiography

    I, Alexander Joseph Parkinson Bryan, was born January 10, 1899 in Pine Canyon (Lake View) Utah four miles north of Tooele, in a two room log house near the home where my mother was born 22 years earli …

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