Tag Archive: Bryan

Jan 13

Hannah Smoked a Pipe

Great-great-great-grandmother, Hannah (Huey) Bryan

Last summer I visited a distant relative in Jay County, Indiana. We both descend from John and Hannah (Huey) Bryan. John and Hannah were my great-great-great-grandparents. I descend from their daughter Emily and he descends from their daughter Alta Jane. My distant cousin had some Bryan family heirlooms and photos to show me. In return …

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Sep 09

My Great-Great-Grandparents

Frederick, Elizabeth (Schumm) and Clara Schinnerer

I got this idea from another blogger and I thought it would be an interesting list to make. Below is a list of my sixteen great-great-grandparents with their birth, death, and marriage dates and where those events occurred.  Johann Müller, b. 19 Jan 1816, Gerhardsbrunn, Pfalz, Bayern; d. 14 Oct 1870, Bierbach, Bavaria; m. 2 …

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Aug 05

Another John Bryan Family Photo

John & Hannah (Huey) Bryan family in front of their Jay County, Indiana, home

This is another photo of the John and Hannah (Huey) Bryan family. This photo was taken in front of their home in Bear Creek Township, Jay County, Indiana. I believe this photo was taken on the same day as another photo of the John Bryan family that I blogged about a couple months ago. I …

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Jun 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Mary Bryan

Mary, wife of Peter Bryan, Died 10 Nov 1864, Aged 64y, 10m, Pingry Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana (2001 photo)

This is the tombstone of Mary (Huey) Bryan, located in Pingry Cemetery, Bear Creek Township, Jay County, Indiana. The tombstone is very weathered, but the inscription appears to be: “Mary, Wife of Peter Bryan, died 10 Nov 1864, aged 65y, 10m.” Her tombstone is broken and the rest of the inscription is gone. Mary and …

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Jun 17

The Peter Bryan Family–Pennsylvania>Ohio>Indiana

Estate of Peter Bryan, deceased. Box 8, 1854, Jay County, Indiana, Historical & Genealogical Society.

The saga of Peter Bryan and his family continues. Peter was featured in my last Tombstone Tuesday blog and was my 4th great-grandfather. Peter Bryan (1796-1854) and his wife Mary (Huey) Bryan (1799-1864) indicated that they were both born in Pennsylvania when they were enumerated in the 1850 census. (source: 1850 US Census, Monroe, Allen, …

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