Clara Ellen Bryant

Brief Life History of Clara Ellen

When Clara Ellen Bryant was born on 17 February 1906, in Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States, her father, James B Bryant, was 29 and her mother, Celestia Lucille Stockton, was 22. She married Emerson Wilson Webb on 5 October 1929, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 37, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 31 October 1966, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 60.

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Emerson Wilson Webb
Clara Ellen Bryant
Marriage: 5 October 1929
James Wilson Webb

Sources (14)

  • Clara B Webb, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Clara E Bryant, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Clara Webb, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from the Celtic personal name Brian (from brigo- ‘high’ + the suffix -ant-), with excrescent -t. Breton bearers of this name were among the Normans who invaded England in 1066. They went on to settle in Ireland in the 12th century, where the name mingled with the native Irish form Briain (see O'Brien ). The latter had also been borrowed, as Brján, by the Vikings, who introduced it independently into northwestern England before the Norman Conquest.

Breton: very rare variant of Briant (see Briand ) and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

History: The American poet William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878) came of a New England family, being descended from Stephen Bryant, who had settled in Plymouth Colony in 1632.

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

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