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Philemon Leigh Bryan

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Bladen County, North Carolina, United States
Death: January 18, 1858 (78)
Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida, United States
Place of Burial: Hamilton County, Florida, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Bryan, Sr and Sarah Bryan
Husband of Nancy Bryan (Hawthorne)
Father of Lenora Jane Stewart; Milton James Bryan, Twin?; David R. Bryan; Benjamin Bryan; William James Bryan and 9 others
Brother of William Bryan, Jr.; Sarah Towler; Joseph Bryan; Lewis Bryan; James Bryan and 3 others

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About Philemon Leigh Bryan

Philemon (1779-January 1858) [1], who married Nancy Ann Hawthorne, daughter of John Hawthorne, a Revolutionary Soldier, moved to Wayne County, Georgia. He served in the War of 1812 as a private soldier in Captain Allen Took's militia company on the Pulaski County frontier; was clerk of Superior Court of Wayne County; was one of the early settlers of Appling County and served as a Justice of the Inferior Court; was one of six citizens empowered by the Georgia Legislature to set up the new county of Ware; and served as Justice of the Inferior Court and State Senator from Ware. In 1827 he moved his family to Hamilton County, Territory of Florida, where he served as a county commissioner and inspector for "John Bryan's Old Store Precinct #5 in Hamilton County" in the first statewide election. Philemon also served three tours of duty in the Seminole Wars. A primitive Baptist, he joined Concord Church and later Prospect Church. Their children were David OR. Bryan, Lenora!

Bryan, Nathaniel Bryan, John Milton Bryan, William James Bryan, Lewis Hawthorne Bryan, Sarah Ann Bryan, Joseph DO. Bryan, Sydney Bryan, and Nancy Bryan.
  • Residence: Bladen, North Carolina, United States - 1790
  • Residence: Fayetteville, Robeson, North Carolina - 1800
  • Residence: Bladen, North Carolina, United States - 1810
  • Residence: Folks Huxford Vol 2 page 7 Appling's first census1820 Applng census, Appling County, Georgia, USA - 1820
  • Residence: Elected to fill vacancy on the Inferior Courtterm expired in 1821. Folks Huxford Vol 2 page 5, Appling County, Georgia, USA - Sep 1820
  • Residence: Hamilton, Florida, USA - 1830
  • Residence: One of the county commisioners, Middle District, Hamilton, Florida Territory, USA - 1840
  • Residence: 4th Dis, Hamilton County, FL - 1850
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Philemon Leigh Bryan's Timeline

1779
October 10, 1779
Bladen County, North Carolina, United States
1800
1800
Age 20
Bladen County, North Carolina, United States
1802
1802
Age 22
Bladen County, North Carolina, United States
1804
January 14, 1804
Age 24
Bladen County, North Carolina, United States
1806
August 30, 1806
Age 26
Bladen County, North Carolina, United States
1810
1810
Age 30
Georgia, United States
1810
Age 30
Wayne County, Georgia, United States
1813
February 25, 1813
Age 33
Waynesville, Brantley County, Georgia, United States
1817
October 5, 1817
Age 37
Appling, Columbia County, Georgia, United States