Tag Archive: Bryan

Jun 07

Tombstone Tuesday–Bryan, John & Hannah

Tombstone of John & Hannah Bryan, Limberlost Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana

This is the tombstone of John and Hannah (Huey) Bryan, located in Limberlost Cemetery, one mile east of Bryant, in Jay County, Indiana. John and Hannah were my third great-grandparents. John was born 15 August 1824 in Coshocton County, Ohio, the son of Peter and Mary (Huey) Bryan. He died 19 April 1900 in Jay …

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May 27

Memorial Day 2011

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Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, is this coming Monday, May 30. Memorial Day is always observed the last Monday in May and traditionally marks the beginning of summer. It was declared a US federal holiday in 1971 and its origin dates back to the Civil War. It began as a way to remember and honor both Union …

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Apr 26

Tombstone Tuesday–William W. & Emily E. (Bryan) Reid

William W. Reid & Emily E. nee Bryan, Green Park Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana

This is the tombstone of William W. and Emily E. (Bryan) Reid, located in Green Park Cemetery, Portland, Jay County, Indiana. William and Emily were my second great grandparents. The marker is inscribed: REID William W. Reid 1855-1906 Emily E. His Wife 1856-1940 William (2 February 1855-2 February 1905) was the son of Daniel and …

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Apr 08

Spring Cleaning

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I am not one for spring cleaning. Our house gets a weekly once over and I usually give it a good cleaning before our family reunion weekend in July, when my cousin stays with us, and around the holidays, when the house is redecorated in fine holiday décor. I used to do spring cleaning, but …

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