William Cullen Bryant

3 October 1880–4 August 1969 (Age 88)
Rochelle, Flagg Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Cullen

When William Cullen Bryant was born on 3 October 1880, in Rochelle, Flagg Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States, his father, Barnabus Brundage 'Barney' Bryant, was 24 and his mother, Julia Etta Beers, was 20. He married Fannie Etta Hedge on 23 August 1903, in Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States. He lived in Lone Tree Township, Clay, Nebraska, United States in 1885. He died on 4 August 1969, in Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 88.

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William Cullen Bryant
Fannie Etta Hedge
Marriage: 23 August 1903

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23 August 1903
Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

Age 7

On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.

Age 24

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 C Bryant in household of Barney Bryant, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Wm Cullen Bryant, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William P Bryant, "United States Census, 1910"

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