Isaiah Potter Bryan

Brief Life History of Isaiah Potter

When Isaiah Potter Bryan was born on 15 November 1858, in Bellwood, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Bryan, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Farber, was 33. He married Laura Emma BIGELOW about 1884, in Blair Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Antis Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Warriors Mark Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 7 March 1909, in Snyder Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Tyrone, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaiah Potter Bryan
Laura Emma BIGELOW
Marriage: about 1884
William G Bryan
Frank A Bryan
Bessie Irene Bryan
Roy Ralph Bryan
Raymond C Bryan
Bertha Pearl Bryan
Mildred Bryan

Sources (8)

  • Iziah Brine in household of Jacob Brine, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Isiah Potter Bryan, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Potter Bryant in entry for Bertha Pearl Bryant, "Pennsylvania Delayed Birth Records, 1941-1976"

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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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