Cornelius Joseph Bryan, I

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Cornelius Joseph Bryan (O'Bryan), I

Also Known As: "Cornelius Bryant"
Birthplace: Clare, Ireland
Death: Died in Rockingham County, Virginia, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Francis Bryan and Sarah Bryan
Husband of Rebecca O'Bryan
Father of Cornelius O'Bryan, Jr.; Adam Bryan; William B. Bryan; Thomas Bryan and John Andrew Bryan
Brother of Francis Bryan, II; Captain Morgan Bryan; William Smith Bryan, I; Bryan O'Bryan and David Bryan

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About Cornelius Joseph Bryan, I

Cornelius Bryan Birth 1697 in Clare, Ireland Death between 30 Mar and 28 May 1751 in Augusta County, Virginia, United States. Since his will was written on 30 March and not probated until 28 May, Cornelius could have died any day between the two dates.

Family Members Parents Francis Bryan 1630 – 1693 Sarah Brinker 1634 – 1698 Show siblings Spouse & Children Rebeckah Green 1701 – 1793 John Andrew Bryan 1723 – 1799 Adam OBrien 1727 – 1836 William Bryan 1728 – 1795 Thomas Bryan 1733 – 1793

Timeline 1697 Birth Clare, Ireland 1720 Age: 23 Marriage to Rebeckah Green Death 1751 bet. 30 Mar & 28 May Age: 54 Augusta County, Virginia, United States


Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s about Cornelius Bryan Name: Cornelius Bryan Year: 1724 Place: Virginia Source Publication Code: 6223 Primary Immigrant: Bryan, Cornelius Annotation: Abstracts of Virginia Land Office patent books 9 through 14, covering the early decades of the eighteenth century. Includes numerous references to land patented by "French refugees," the Protestants (Huguenots) who fled France after Louis XIV revoked the Source Bibliography: NUGENT, NELL MARION, abstractor. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants. Vol. 3: 1695-1732. Richmond [VA]: Virginia State Library, 1979. 578p. Indexed. Page: 265


Will of Cornelius O'Bryan [Sr.] WILL OF CORNELIUS O'BRYAN Will: Cornelius O'Bryan [Sr.], written 30 March 1751, probated 28 May 1751 - Augusta County, VA Source: Augusta Co., VA Will Book 1, page 330 Be it Remembered the thirtieth day of March in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty one I Cornelius O'Bryan of Augusta in the Colony of Virginia yeoman being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given to God therefore calling to mind the mortallity of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to dye do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the Hands that give it and for My body I recommend it to the Earth to be Buried in a Christain like and decent manner at the discretion of my Executors and as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form - Imprimis it is my will and I do Order that in the first place all my juste Debts and funeral charges be paid and satisfied - Item I give and bequeath unto Rebecca my Dearly beloved wife one hundred Acres of Lane during her natural life or she Continues My widow but after her Death or Mariage the said one hundred acres of Lane to go unto my Son John Bryen his heirs and assigns forever likewise the old white horse and brown horse and a roan cow and a brown cow of the heifer that come of her and six sheep her choice of the stock together with all my household good during her Natural life and if she marries or when dys to go unto my son John likewise, - - Item I give and bequeath unto my son Cornelius O'Bryen a roan mare, - - Item I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas's Eldest son Benjamin a roan yearling colt which came of the mare that I gave unto Cornelius my son, - - Item the rest of my stock Excepting the swine to be Equally Divided amongst the Remainder of my Children These I give and bequeath unto my son John O'Bryen all the remainder of my Estate Both real and personal unto him his heirs and assigns forever, Item I do constitute and ordain my well beloved wife Rebecca and my son John O'Bryen my only and sole Executors of this my Last Will and Testament and I do hereby utterly disalow revoke and disannul all and every other former Testaments Wills Legacies and Executors by me in any ways before this time Names willed and bequeathed Ratifying and Confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament In witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and seal the day and year above written Wit: Joseph Bryan James Williams Jacob Gum Proved 28 May 1751 by Joseph Bryan Further proved 27 August 1751 by Jacob Gum


Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850 about Cornelius O'Bryan Name: Cornelius O'Bryan Date: 30 Mar 1751 Location: Augusta Co., VA Notes: This probate record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley. Remarks: Cornelius O'Bryan's will, yeoman - Wife, Rebecca; son, John; son, Cornelius; son, Thomas' eldest son Benjamin; remainder of children. Executors, wife Rebecca and son John. 28 May 1751 Proved by Joseph Bryan, and lie for further proof. 27 Aug 1751, Description: Decedent's Son Book date: WB1-330 Prove date: 27 Aug 1751

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Cornelius Joseph Bryan, I's Timeline

Clare, Ireland
Age 26
Bandridge, Down, Ireland
Age 29
Age 33
Bath, Virginia, United States
Age 34
Redstone Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 39
Horsham, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States
March 30, 1751
Age 57
Rockingham County, Virginia, Colonial America