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Joseph Bryan

Birthdate: (56)
Birthplace: Bladen County, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 20, 1846 (56)
Hamilton County, Florida, United States
Place of Burial: Hamilton, Florida, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Bryan, Sr and Sarah Bryan
Husband of Sophia Bryan
Father of Milton James Bryan; Malinda Broward and Thomas S Bryan
Brother of Philemon Leigh Bryan; William Bryan, Jr.; Sarah Towler; Lewis Bryan; James Bryan and 3 others

Occupation: Clerk of Superior Court, Farmer
Managed by: Private User
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About Joseph Bryan

Joseph Bryan was the son of William Bryan 1757-1838 and Sarah Singletary Bryan 1760-1839. He married Sophia Simpson 1794-1862 in Bladen Co., North Carolina. They had at least 3 children: Milton James b. abt. 1810; Thomas S. b. 12/08/1815; and Melinda Bryan b. 11/04/1819. It is known that Melinda married Francis Broward 1810-1883 who is also buried in this cemetery.

Joseph Bryan (24 February 1790-20 April 1846) [6], who married Sophia Simpson (26 February 1793-11 December 1862), daughter of Thomas Simpson (Jr.?) and Nancy Baldwin, migrated to Wayne County, Georgia, to Appling, later Ware County, where Joseph was elected Clerk of Superior Court. In 1827 they moved to Hamilton County, Florida where he served several enlistments in the Seminole Wars. Joseph and Sophia were members of Swift Creek Methodist Church at White Springs where they are buried. Their children were Milton James Bryan, Thomas Bryan, and Matilda Bryan.

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Joseph Bryan's Timeline

February 24, 1790
Bladen County, North Carolina, United States
Age 22
Bladen, North Carolina, United States
November 4, 1819
Age 29
White Springs, Hamilton, Florida, United States
December 8, 1825
Age 35
Bladen County, North Carolina, United States
April 20, 1846
Age 56
Hamilton County, Florida, United States
Hamilton, Florida, United States