Ann "Nancy" Bryan

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Ann "Nancy" Bryan

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Craven County, North Carolina, United States
Death: after 1800
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Bryan and Rachel Reman Lavender
Wife of William Hardy and Joshua Croom, Esq.
Mother of William Croom; Olive Croom and Richard G. Croom, M.D.
Sister of Sarah Bryan and Penelope Bryan
Half sister of Dovie Simmons; Mary Simmons; Laney Eleanor Simmons; Lavender Simmons; Boneta Simmons and 4 others

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About Ann "Nancy" Bryan

Ann Bryan was named in her father's will:

Will: Bryan, Thomas. County not given.

December 1, 1760. Wife: Rachel Bryan. Daughters: Sarah and Ann Bryan. Executors: Rachel Bryan, Wm. Bryan (brother of testator) and John Lavender. Witnesses: Sarah Bryan, Hardy Bryan, Wm. White. No probate appears.

--from Abstract of North Carolina Wills, 1690-1760; J. Bryan Grimes


In The Name of God Amen

I Thomas Bryan Being Very Sick And Week in Body but in my Propper sense of Memory And Calling to mind the mortality of my body__________ that it is Appointed for all men to Die Do make and Ordain this my Last Will and Testament I doth Dispose of my Wordly Goods as Follows Inpremis I give and Leave to my Loving Wife Rachel Bryan one Negro man called Denbur and all my Stock of Hoggs Cattle Sheep and Plantation Tools to her her heirs and assigns for ever only she to pay my Just Debts out of the Profit of Said Things Item I give and Leave to my three Children Sarah Bryan Ann Bryan and the Child that my Loving Wife Rachel Bryan now goes With one Negro man called Jam and one Negro Girl Caled Lucy and if the Child that my Loving Wife Now goes with Should Be a Son I give and Leave to him his heirs and Asigns for ever one Track of Land Lying on the North Side of the Ash Branch Consisting of one hundred and Seventy acres Be the Same more or Less it Being the Plantation I now live on And if the Child that my Wife now goeth With Shall be a Female Child then What Ever Lands I have given to The Child that my Wife now goes With I give and Leave to my Children Sarah Ann and the Child that my Wife Now goes With to Be equaly Divided Between them When my Daughter Sarah Bryan Comes to the age of Twenty one years or at the marriage of either of them And I Do nominate And appoint my Loving Wife Rachel Bryan Executrix and my Brothers William Bryan and John Lavender my Hole and Sole Executrix and Executors of this my Last Will & Testment in Witness Whereof I Have Hereunto Sett my hand and Seal this ___ Day of December in the year of our Lord God One Hundred Seven and Sixty

Thos Bryan

Signed Sealed and Published In Presents of us Sarah Bryan Hardy Bryan William White

And I Do acknowledge the Same to Be interlined in the Second Page the Words to be Equaly and the Word Exetrix

Recorded in the Sec Office in Book H Pages 207

Transcription by Jean Mayo Hirsch

Hard Copy on file

1764: 30 June 1764 - to divide 13 Negroes according to the will - signed by JOHN BRYAN, JOHN FRANK and FREDERICK (X) BECTON - 5 NEGROES were sold to a HARDY, NATHAN, and WILLIAM BRYAN

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=7213&id=I07141

Note: Daughter Penelope is apparently the "The Child that my Wife now goes With."

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Ann "Nancy" Bryan's Timeline

1758
1758
Craven County, North Carolina, United States
1774
1774
Age 16
Lenoir County, North Carolina, United States
1780
July 29, 1780
Age 22
North Carolina, United States
1785
1785
Age 27
Lenoir County, North Carolina, United States
1800
1800
Age 42