William Cullen Bryant

Male 1863 - 1944


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  • Name  William Cullen Bryant 
    Born  06 Nov 1863  Benton Harbor, Berrien Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In the 1900 census, William's date of birth is given as September 1865.
    Gender  Male 
    Census  14 Jun 1894  Thompsonville, Benzie Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William, Eva and son Donald are listed in the 1894 state census residing in Colfax Township, Benzie County (Thompsonville). William is a mason and reported being unemployed for four months out of the census year.
    Residence  Jul 1939  508 W. Oak Street, Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  09 Jul 1944  Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • At the time of his death William was married to Gertrude Bryant. He died of Intestinal Carcinoma of bowel and hemorrhages.
    Buried  12 Jul 1944  Maple Grove Cemetery, Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • William was a contractor and built many of the homes in Thompsonville, Michigan. This is how he came to meet Ada Meredith. His grandson, Al Bryant, remembers meeting his grandfather and recalls that he operated a general store in Fremont, Michigan.

      William and his brother Adolphus were involved in several land transactions in Fremont and nearby Brooks Township

      lib. 44:559 Bryant, A. E. & Wm. C. grantors to John F. Cooper & wife (Jones & Allgins Addition)

      lib. 48:588 Bryant, Adolphus grantor to Wm. C. Bryant (Jones & Allgins Addition)

      lib. 48:588 Bryant, Wm. C. grantor to Adolphus Bryant (Jones & Allgins Addition)

      lib. 20:363 Augusta C. Bryant conveyed the N1/2 of the NW1/4 of the SE1/4 Sec. 15, T 12, R 13 (Brooks Township) - this may be Juliette Augusta (Conklin) Bryant
    Person ID  I1420  Bryant
    Last Modified  7 May 2004 

    Father  Wooster Carpentier Bryant,   b. 14 Feb 1836, probably, Lisbon, St. Lawrence Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1894, Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Juliette Augusta Conklin,   b. 17 Nov 1834, Conklin, Broome Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1924, Muskegon, Muskegon Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Sep 1857  Berrien Twp, Berrien Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Witnesses to the marriage were Henry W. and Sarah Crabbe, Dexter and Charity Olds, and Chas. and Caroline Concklin. Wooster and Juliette were married by Alexander B. Leeds, Justice of the Peace. Juliette's name is spelled both Concklin and Conklin in the same record.
    Family ID  F197  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Ada Belle Meredith,   b. 09 Aug 1881, Cass City, Tuscola Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1974, Roscommon, Roscommon Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  31 Jan 1899  Thompsonville, Benzie Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William indicated on the marriage license that he had been married twice before this marriage. This was Ada's first marriage.
    Children 
     1. Harry F Bryant,   b. 09 Jun 1899, Thompsonville, Benzie Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Dec 1978, Batavia, Clermont Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Gladys Bryant,   b. Abt Jan 1902, Thompsonville, Benzie Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914, Naubinway, Mackinac Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Bertha Bryant,   b. Abt Jan 1904, Thompsonville, Benzie Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914, Naubinway, Mackinac Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Marjorie Bryant
    Family ID  F164  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Nelly Loretta Preston,   b. 05 Aug 1867, near, Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Sep 1887, Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1886  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lois Bryant,   b. Jul 1887, Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919, probably, Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F194  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Eva Tindall,   b. 15 Aug 1871, Algansee, Branch Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  08 Sep 1888  Newaygo, Newaygo Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Groom name: William G. Bryant
      Groom race (on document):
      Groom age: 24 years
      Groom birth year: 1864
      Groom birth place:
      Bride name: Evalena Tindall
      Bride race (on document):
      Bride age: 17 years
      Bride birth year: 1871
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      Marriage date: 08 Sep 1888
      Marriage place: Newaygo, Newaygo, Michigan
      Father of groom name: W. G. Bryant
      Mother of groom name: J. A. Conklin
      Father of bride name: J. S. Tindall
      Mother of bride name: Elizabeth Kline
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      Additional relatives:
      Film number: 2342484
      Frame number:
      Digital GS number: 4207806
      Image number: 533
      Reference number: v 3 p 12 rn 149
      Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925
    Children 
     1. Donald J. Bryant,   b. 03 Jun 1892, Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930
    Last Modified  14 Apr 2010 
    Family ID  F195  Group Sheet

    Family 4  Gertrude G. Bode,   b. 03 Apr 1876, Neinhaus, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1949, Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Nov 1915  probably, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F196  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 06 Nov 1863 - Benton Harbor, Berrien Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1886 - Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 08 Sep 1888 - Newaygo, Newaygo Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 14 Jun 1894 - Thompsonville, Benzie Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Jan 1899 - Thompsonville, Benzie Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Nov 1915 - probably, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jul 1939 - 508 W. Oak Street, Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 09 Jul 1944 - Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Jul 1944 - Maple Grove Cemetery, Fremont, Newaygo Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S189] Mich., V.R., Berrien County early Marriage records..

    2. [S246] Pension: Juliet Bryant, Declaration For Widow's Pension.


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