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David Bryan

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Rowan, North Carolina, United States
Death: March 20, 1837 (79)
Marthasville, Warren County, Missouri, United States
Place of Burial: Marthasville, Warren County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Bryan and Rebecca Bryan
Husband of Mary Bryan
Father of Morgan Bryan; James BRYAN; Elizabeth Darst; Willis Bryan and John Bryan
Brother of Jonathan Bryan; Henry Bryan; Susan GRANT; Mary Bryan; Rebecca Logan and 2 others

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About David Bryan

Son of James BRYAN 1723 – 1807 and Rebecca ENOCHS 1732 – 1767; cousin of Rebecca Bryan Boone

Source: Descendants of Israel Boone, Alice H. Boone, 1969, McCann Publishing & Litho Co., Springfield, MO

"David's father was a brother of Joseph Bryan, father of Rebecca Bryan (wife of Daniel Boone). After David's mother died, leaving the father with six children, James Bryan's niece Rebecca and her husband, Daniel Boone, brought up the six children and their father never remarried. It was his branch of the family that moved to Missouri.

David Bryan married Mary Power [in 1791 in Kentucky] and moved to Missouri in 1800 where he settled near the present town of Marthasville in Warren Co. He reserved half an acre of ground near his house for a graveyard, and it was here that Daniel Boone and his wife were buried. Bryan and wife were buried directly at the feet of Boone and wife. The tombstone that was placed at their head was lying in the old graveyard near the grave at the time of the unveiling of the 'Boone Marker'. David had a large orchard which he grew from apple seed that he had carried from Kentucky in his vest pocket.

It is said that David Bryan was so grateful to Daniel Boone and wife for having brought up himself and his brothers and sisters, that he almost worshiped them."

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David Bryan's Timeline

October 29, 1757
Rowan, North Carolina, United States
August 20, 1794
Age 36
Kentucky, United States
Age 37
Lexington, Fayette County, KY, USA
Age 38
Kentucky, United States
May 7, 1802
Age 44
Marthasville, Warren County, Missouri, United States
March 28, 1804
Age 46
March 20, 1837
Age 79
Marthasville, Warren County, Missouri, United States
Marthasville, Warren County, Missouri, United States