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BRYANT, William F.

Male 1838 - 1916  (78 years)


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  • Name BRYANT, William F. 
    Born 24 Jan 1838  Jeffersontown, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jul 1916  Jeffersontown, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • History of Kentucky By William Elsey Connelley, Ellis Merton Coulter Page 528

      William F. Bryan, father of Clarence Frederick Bryan, was born at Jeffersontown, Kentucky, January 24, 1838 and died July 5, 1916. On September 21, 1838, he married Fanny Oldham, a daughter of Presley Odlham, of Newburgh, Jefferson County. She was born March 18, 1840 and died January 23, 1919. In the latter part of the year 1859, William F. Bryan and his wife moved to the present home of their son, which had been erected for them by Mr. Bryan's father and presented to him along with 155 acres of land. He ws a man of industry, ability and good judgement and through several trades, including the old family home at Newburgh, as well as by purchases, increased his holdings to 570 acres. In addition to carrying on agricultural operations with much success he operated a flour mill at Jeffersontown for a time, and was likewise intrested in fruit-growing, at none time having a peach orchard of 3,000 trees. Mr. Bryan's father had been a stanch democrat and the son followed in his footsteps until 1896,, when the silver platform of William Jennings Bryan caused him to transfer his allegiance to the republican party. For his recreation he greatly enjoyed hunting, and when his interests would permit would visit various sections, hunting wild gme of all kinds. Both he and his wife were devoted members of the christian Church. Of their seven children only two grew to maturity; Julia, who married Rev. Henry N. Reubelt of Jeffersontown, a minister of the Christian Church and one of the founders and president of the Jeffersontown Bank, Mrs. Reubelt being still the owner of the old Oldham home; and Clarence Frederick.
    Person ID I4343  oldham
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2011 

    Family OLDHAM, Francis Jane,   b. 19 Mar 1840, Newburgh, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1919, Jeffersontown, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1858  Newburgh, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. BRYAN, Julia,   b. Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F1914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jan 1838 - Jeffersontown, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Sep 1858 - Newburgh, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jul 1916 - Jeffersontown, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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