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John Richard BryantAge: 72 years18651937

John Richard Bryant
Given names
John Richard
Birth February 23, 1865 47 35
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 22 months)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 22 months)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 3 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 12 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
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Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 33 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Death of a fatherGeorge Washington Bryant
March 7, 1899 (Age 34 years)
Death of a motherNancy Elizabeth Rose
July 3, 1902 (Age 37 years)
MarriageGenie Belle ShemwellView this family
January 18, 1904 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Thelma Ruth Bryant
October 30, 1904 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a son
#2John Osborne Bryant
April 8, 1906 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#3Merritt Bryant
July 1, 1908 (Age 43 years)
Census April 28, 1910 (Age 45 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Mary Nunnley Bryant
August 29, 1910 (Age 45 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 50 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 51 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 52 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Census January 18, 1920 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a son
#5Joe Richard Bryant
March 15, 1925 (Age 60 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Herschel HuieThelma Ruth BryantView this family
estimated 1928 (Age 62 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1Thomas Gene “Tommy” Huie
September 16, 1929 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 64 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 65 years)
Death of a sonJohn Osborne Bryant
November 11, 1935 (Age 70 years)

Death April 1, 1937 (Age 72 years)
Last change September 19, 201717:10:56

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
George Washington Bryant
Birth: May 26, 1817Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: March 7, 1899Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Nancy Elizabeth Rose
Birth: December 31, 1829Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 3, 1902Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Family with Genie Belle Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: January 18, 1904McCracken, Kentucky, United States
9 months
17 months
John Osborne Bryant
Birth: April 8, 1906 41 22Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 11, 1935
2 years
Merritt Bryant
Birth: July 1, 1908 43 24Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 10, 1969
2 years
Mary Nunnley Bryant
Birth: August 29, 1910 45 26Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 16, 1996Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
15 years
Joe Richard Bryant
Birth: March 15, 1925 60 41Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: June 6, 2000Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - John Richard Bryant - Household

Civil District 4 Montgomery, Tennessee

Bryant, R JohnheadMW44M6TNTNKYMerchantGeneral store
Bryant, GeniewifeFW23M633KYKYTN
Bryant, ThelmadaughterFW5STNTNKY
Bryant, AusburnsonMW4STNTNKY
Bryant, MerettsonMW1-10mSTNTNKY

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - John Richard Bryant - Household

Civil District 4 Montgomery, Tennessee

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Bryant, John RichardheadMW53MTNVAKYFarmerGeneral farm
Bryant, Genie BellewifeFW36MKYKYKY
Bryant, ThelmadaughterFW15STNKYKY
Bryant, AusburnsonMW13STNTNKY
Bryant, MerettsonMW11STNTNKY
Bryant, MarydaughterFW9STNKYKY

Thelma & Mary's father born in KY ? -b

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - John Richard Bryant - Household

219 7th Street Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee

Bryant, John RheadMW64M38TNTNKYMerchant???
Bryant, GeniewifeFW46M20KYKYTN
Bryant, MarydaughterFW19STNTNKY
Bryant, MerrittsonMW21STNTNKYLaborerTobacco
Bryant, Joe RsonMW5STNTNKY
Wallace, JamesBoarderMW39Wd25TNTNKYCarpenterHouses
Wallace, NellBoarderFW22STNTNKYOperatorPhone