William Andrew Bryant

28 July 1812–20 October 1901 (Age 89)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Andrew

William Andrew Bryant was born on 28 July 1812, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. He married Mary Jane Coffee on 8 January 1842, in Bedford, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Ashe, North Carolina, United States in 1860 and Brookville Magisterial District, Campbell, Virginia, United States in 1870. He died on 20 October 1901, in Otter River, Campbell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Campbell, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Andrew Bryant
1812–1901
Mary Jane Coffee
1824–
Marriage: 8 January 1842
Ann Elizabeth Bryant
1838–1916
William J Bryan
1842–
Johnny Bryan
1851–
Alfred Wesley Bryan
1858–
Melville Bryan
1865–
Sarah Jane Bryan
1843–1937
Ann Frances Bryan
1844–1934
Mary Elizabeth Bryant
1847–1886
Mary Jane Bryant
1847–1926
James D Bryan
1849–
Mary Elizabeth Bryant
1850–1931
Emma Radford Bryan
1851–1940
Frances Ann Bryant
1852–
Ann Bryant
1855–
Hubbard Harrison Bryant
1855–1945
Richard Bryant
1857–1916
Samuel W Bryan
1860–1945
Francis Marion Bryan
1862–1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 January 1842
Bedford, Virginia, United States
children

(18)

    Ann Elizabeth Bryant

    Female1838–1916Female

    William J Bryan

    Male1842–Male

    Sarah Jane Bryan

    Female1843–1937Female

    Ann Frances Bryan

    Female1844–1934Female

    Mary Elizabeth Bryant

    Female1847–1886Female

+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

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. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 18

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 24

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southwestern England): variant of Bryan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Bryant, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Bryant, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Bryant, "United States Census, 1860"

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