Person:William Bryan (1)

m. 1719
  1. Joseph Bryan, Sr., of Linville's Creek, Augusta County, VA1720 - ABT 1805
  2. Samuel Bryan1721 - 1800
  3. Ellender Bryan1722 -
  4. James Bryan1723 - 1807
  5. Mary Bryan1725 - Bef 1741/2
  6. Sarah BryanEst 1727-1740 -
  7. Rebecca BryanEst 1727-1740 -
  8. Morgan Bryan, Jr.1729 - 1804
  9. John Bryan1730 -
  10. William Bryan1733 - 1780
  11. Thomas Bryan1735 - 1790
  12. Martha Bryan1742 -
  • HWilliam Bryan1733 - 1780
  • WMary Boone1746 - 1819
m. 1754
  1. Samuel BRYAN1756 - 1780
  2. Daniel Boone Bryan, Sr.1758 - 1845
  3. John Bryan1760 - 1841
  4. William BRYAN1760 - 1780
  5. Pheobe BRYAN1763 - 1785
  6. Hannah BRYAN1765 -
  7. Sarah Bryan1770 - 1854
  8. Abner BRYAN1772 - 1780
  9. Elizabeth "Betsy" Bryan1774 -
  10. Mary BRYAN1777 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][4] William Bryan
Gender Male
Birth[2][4] 6 Mar 1733 Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage 1754 Rowan County, North Carolinato Mary Boone
Other? 1775/6 came with brothers from NC and established settlement of Bryan Station
Ancestral File Number DAR Patriot A016289 William Bryan
Alt Death? 7 MAY 1780 Bryan's Station, Fayette Co, KYCause: killed by Indians
Death[4] 30 May 1780 Kentucky, Virginia, United States
Alt Death[3] 30 May 1780 Fayette, West Virginia, United States

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

References
  1. 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

  2. Haun, Weynette Parks. North Carolina Revolutionary Army accounts. (Durham, North Carolina: W.P. Haun, c1990-1999), VOL A, P 169 ROLL# 53.
  3. Drake, William P. Kentucky in retrospect, noteworthy personages and events in Kentucky history, 1792-1967. (Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society, 1967), 210.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 DAR Patriot A016289 William Bryan, in Daughters of the Amercian Revolution.

    [last accessed 9 Dec 2012]
    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

    Comments
    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