Needham Bryan, II
|Also Known As:||"bryant/"|
|Birthplace:||Johnston, NC, USA|
|Death:||Died in Johnston, NC, USA|
|Cause of death:||Fever|
Son of Needham Bryan, I and Annie Bryan (Rambeau)
|Occupation:||Col.in Militia Rev War, Cont. Congress, Provincial congress|
|Managed by:||Private User|
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About Col. Needham Bryan, Sr.
DAR A 016273, Col. Patriotic Service, Patriotic Service. Johnson County Militia. Justice of the Peace. Member of Provisional Congress.
Needham Bryan, son of Needham Bryan and Annie Rambeau , was born October 31, 1726. On February 5, 1748, near Springfield, Virginia, he married first Nancy Smith (1728-1760, daughter of John Smith and Elizabeth Whitfield ). Needham Bryan married second Charlotte Moore . He was a member of the colonial assembly in 1762 and again in 1771. He represented Johnston County in the Provincial Congress at New Bern, North Carolina, on August 25, 1774.
In 1776, during the American Revolution, he fought as a patriot under the command of Richard Caswell in the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge. Richard Caswell (August 3, 1729 – November 10, 1789) was the first and fifth governor of the U.S. State of North Carolina, serving from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1787. As a Patriot officer in the American Revolutionary War, Caswell led North Carolina militiamen in the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge.
On April 23, 1777, Needham Bryan introduced a bill in the Colonial Assembly to establish the town of Smithfield, VA. He died before August, 1777.
Link to Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge during the American Revolutionary War:
DAR A 016273
The Battle of Moore's Creek known participants pertaining to Needham Bryan II.
Johnston County Regiment of Militia detachment led by Col. Needham Bryan, Lt. Col. William Bryan, Maj. John Smith, and Maj. Samuel Smith, Jr., with five (5) known companies, led by: - Capt. Nathan Bryan - Capt. William Bryant - Capt. James Roach - Capt. John Stephens - Capt. Bryant Whitfield
Col. Needham Bryan, Sr.'s Timeline
October 31, 1726
Johnston, NC, USA
Laurel, KY, USA
Johnston County, NC, USA
May 5, 1754
Bertie, North Carolina, United States
April 2, 1764
Wayne County, North Carolina, United States