Facts and Events
William Bryan, an uncle of Rebecca (Bryan) Boone married Daniel Boone's sister, Mary about 1755 in Rowan County where the Boones and Bryans were neighbors. It is believed that it was at their wedding that Daniel and Rebecca first met. Olive Boone, wife of Nathan Boone, the youngest child of Daniel and Rebecca, stated that she had heard them say that the first time they ever saw each other was at a wedding.Citation needed
They were married in a triple wedding ceremony with two other couples. Daniel's father, Squire Boone, performed the marriage ceremony, as the Justice of the Peace. According to Nathan, the young couple lived for awhile in a house on the property of Squire Boone, before moving to a place of their own.Citation needed
William Bryan served in the Revolutionary War in North Carolina and in Virginia defending a fort 4
- ↑ The Learning Company, Inc. World Family Tree Vol. 30 (Disk number 1), Ed. 1. (Release date: January 11, 1999), Tree #0969.
Date of Import: Jan 27, 2003
- ↑ Haun, Weynette Parks. North Carolina Revolutionary Army accounts. (Durham, North Carolina: W.P. Haun, c1990-1999), VOL A, P 169 ROLL# 53.
- ↑ Drake, William P. Kentucky in retrospect, noteworthy personages and events in Kentucky history, 1792-1967. (Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society, 1967), 210.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 DAR Patriot A016289 William Bryan, in Daughters of the Amercian Revolution.
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BRYAN, WILLIAM Ancestor #: A016289
Notice: PROBLEMS HAVE BEEN DISCOVERED WITH AT LEAST ONE PREVIOUSLY VERIFIED PAPER - SEE ANCESTOR’S FULL RECORD (WHY?)
Service: VIRGINIA Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE
Birth: 3-6-1733 CHESTER CO PENNSYLVANIA
Death: 5-30-1780 KENTUCKY CO VIRGINIA
Service Source: RANCK, HIST OF LEXINGTON, KY, P 70
Service Description: 1) DEFENDER OF FORT
1) SON WM. B.12-7-1760 KILLED 3-10-1780 BY INDIANS
2) THE SARAH M. WM CHINN WAS DAU OF JAMES BRYAN,JR.FROM DRAPER MSS 22C6