Emma Minnie Bryant

8 April 1908–19 December 1985 (Age 77)
Carroll, Virginia, United States

The Life of Emma Minnie

When Emma Minnie Bryant was born on 8 April 1908, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, her father, Curtis Adam Bryant, was 26 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Ann Ward, was 24. She married Rennie Howard Bryant on 12 September 1924, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 daughters. She lived in Fancy Gap, Carroll, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Sulphur Springs District, Carroll, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 19 December 1985, in Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Galax, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rennie Howard Bryant
Emma Minnie Bryant
Marriage: 12 September 1924
Janice Ilene Bryant
Virginia Lee Bryant
Mary Kathyrn Bryant
Ramona M Bryant
Ethel J Bryant
Ernestine C Bryant
Mother Linda Clark

Spouse and Children

12 September 1924
Carroll, Virginia, United States


+2 More Children

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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 9

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southwestern England): variant of Bryan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Bryant in household of Curtis Bryant, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minnie E Bryant in household of Curtis H Bryant, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma M Bryant in household of Rennie H Bryant, "United States Census, 1940"

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