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Edward Bryan

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Isle of Wight County, Virginia, Colonial America
Death: March 1, 1739 (77)
New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of John Smith Bryan, of Nansemond and Sarah Bryan
Husband of Christiana Bryan and Christian Bryan
Father of Thomas Bryan; John Bryan; Richard Bryan; Lewis Bryan; Council Bryan and 10 others
Brother of William Bryan, I; Lewis Bryan, I; Elizabeth Hopper; John Smith Bryan, II; Walter Bryan and 1 other
Half brother of Lewis Bryan

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About Edward Bryan

Profile Pix - Bryan Plantations in Isle of Wight. Neighbors were the Vicks, Council, Johnson, and Joyners close by and farther were the Williams of the Nottoway and the Lawrence and Stricklands.

Need proof of any children other than those listed below:

EDWARD BRIAN son of JOHN BRIAN born ca 1660-63 married ca 1685 CHRISTIAN COUNCIL, daughter of HODGES COUNCIL.The marriage is proven by her father's Will.They had the following children, proved by Wills and Deeds, for there is no extant Will or Administration for EDWARD BRIAN:JOHN, LEWIS, EDWARD, HARDY,COUNCIL whom tradition states drowned as a young man, daughter MARY who married Thomas McClendon and JOHN BUSH [see Will, Grimes p. 151]

DISCOVERY IN PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C.

While logging just off Muddy Landing Road (Scott's Store Road) in the Scottstown area near Goose Creek in Pamlico County in March of this year, William Cahoon uncovered a 600 to 800 pound granite slab from an abandoned cemetery. The information on this huge stone reads:

Edward Bryan, Born in London 1663, Emigrated to Nansemond County, Virginia 1690, Moved to Craven County 1700 -- Died 1739.

Christiana, his wife dau. of Hodges Council, died 1743.


"Discovery in Pamlico County, North Carolina...[found]in the Scotttstown area near Goose Creek in Pamlico County...a 600 to 800 pound granite slab from an abandoned cemetery. [inscription reads] "Edward Bryan, Born in London 1663, Emigrated to Nansemond County, Virginia 1690, Moved to Craven County 1700. Died 1739. Christiana, his wife, daughter of Hodges Council died 1743." [North Carolina Genealogical Society "News" vol 17#3, page 30]


DISCOVERY IN PAMLICO COUNTY, N.C. While logging just off Muddy Landing Road (Scott's Store Road) in the Scottstown aread near Goose Creek in Pamlico County in March of this year, William Cahoon uncovered a 600 to 800 pound granite slab from an abandoned cemetery. The information on this huge stone reads:

Edward Bryan, Born in London 1663, Emigrated to Nansemond County, Virginia 1690, Moved to Craven County 1700 -- Died 1739. Christiana, his wife dau. of Hodges Council, died 1743.

This impressive headstone and the headstone of William B. Perkins (d.1853) are the only two headstones bearing the inscriptions in this cemetery. However, there appear to be at least ten other burial sites marked with ballast stones.

[from THE PAMLICO NEWS, Vol. 26, No.12, March 24, 1993, in an article by Nancy Winfrey] http://www.genealogy.com/ftm/s/p/i/Christy-Spires-1/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0896.html

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Edward Bryan's Timeline

1661
June 1, 1661
Isle of Wight County, Virginia, Colonial America
1686
June 2, 1686
Age 25
Isle of Wight County, Virginia, USA
1687
1687
Age 25
Isle of Wright, Virginia, USA
1688
1688
Age 26
Isle of Wight County, Virginia, USA
1690
February 11, 1690
Age 28
June 1, 1690
Age 29
Isle of Wight Co, Va, Brit AM Colony
1690
Age 28
Isle of Wight County, Virginia, USA
1694
June 1, 1694
Age 33
1695
June 1, 1695
Age 34
Isle of Wight Co., VA