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Husband: William Holmes Bryson
Born: 08 OCT 1798 in Buncombe Co, NC (now Haywood Co, NC)
Married: 31 AUG 1821 in Haywood Co, NC
Died: 02 MAR 1894 in Jackson Co, NC
Father: John Bryson
Mother: Ann Land
Spouses:
Wife: Magdelena Cunningham
Born: 10 NOV 1799 in Buncombe Co, NC
Died: 08 OCT 1866 in Jackson Co, NC
Father: George Cunningham
Mother: Mary McCarty
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): John Calhoun Bryson
Born: 07 NOV 1823 in Haywood Co, NC (now Jackson Co, NC)
Died: 03 DEC 1909 in FL
Spouses: Rhoda Jane Davis; Mary Alma Boone
02 (M): George W Bryson
Born: 23 APR 1825 in Haywood Co, NC (now Jackson Co, NC)
Died: 31 DEC 1863 in Rogersville, TN, Civil War
Spouses: Mary Elizabeth Conley
03 (F): Mary Ann Bryson
Born: 19 AUG 1827 in Haywood Co, NC (now Jackson Co, NC)
Died: after 1880 in Cooke Co, TX
Spouses: Jason Conley
04 (M): Carson Patton Bryson, Colonel
Born: 25 SEP 1829 in Macon Co, NC (now Jackson Co, NC)
Died: 22 MAR 1895 in Jackson Co, NC
Spouses: Elvira Saraphine Coates
05 (M): James Newton Bryson
Born: 22 JAN 1831 in Macon Co, NC (now Jackson Co, NC)
Died: 11 AUG 1874 in Jackson Co, NC
Spouses: Elizabeth Henrietta Coates
06 (M): William Hamilton Bryson, Sgt
Born: 10 NOV 1832 in Macon Co, NC (now Jackson Co, NC)
Died: 18 SEP 1875 in Jackson Co, NC
Spouses: Agnes Matilda Wilson
07 (F): Sarah Magdelena Bryson
Born: 18 APR 1834 in Macon Co, NC (now Jackson Co, NC)
Died:
Spouses: Rufus A Edmonston, Dr; William Jesse Wilson
08 (F): Elizabeth Jane Bryson
Born: 13 JAN 1836 in Macon Co, NC (now Jackson Co, NC)
Died:
Spouses: Hardiman Bennett, Reverend
09 (M): Henry Houston Bryson
Born: 12 MAR 1838 in Macon Co, NC (now Jackson Co, NC)
Died: 25 JAN 1892 in Lake Co, FL
Spouses: Sarah A Potts
10 (M): Andrew Wilbur Bryson, Captain
Born: 18 DEC 1840 in Macon Co, NC (now Jackson Co, NC)
Died: 10 JUN 1907 in Sylva, Jackson Co, NC
Spouses: Darthula Elizabeth Miller
11 (M): Samuel Gallatin Bryson
Born: 28 JAN 1843 in Macon Co, NC (now Jackson Co, NC)
Died: 27 SEP 1864 in Civil War
Spouses:
Additional Information

William Holmes Bryson:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1800 Buncombe Co, NC pg 162 w/John BRYSON age 0-9 (1790/1800);

!CENSUS:1810 * Haywood Co, NC pg 58 w/John BRYSON, all data unreadable;

!CENSUS:1820 Haywood Co, NC pg 211 w/John BRYSON Sr age 18-25 (1794/1802);

!MARRIAGE:31 Aug 1821 Haywood Co, NC Marriage Bonds William F. BRYSON & Medley CUNNINGHAM (d/o George CUNNINGHAM), Dillard LOVE, bm, John B. LOVE, witness;

COURT:23 Mar 1829 Macon Co, NC "Present and organizing said county, from the
county of Haywood, William DEAVER, Esq, who appointed Joshua ROBERTS to
administer the oath to the following justices of the Peace for said
county, to wit: ... John MOORE, ... William F. McKEE, Andrew CATHEY, ...
William H. BRYSON, Matthew PATTERSON, ... Jefferson BRYSON, who after
taking said oath (appointed) a clerk for said county. After balloting ...
Nathan B. HYATT was duly elected clerk";

CENSUS:1830 Macon Co, NC pg 29 William H. BRYSON age 30-39 (1790/1800)
"120011-100101";

DEED:30 Jul 1831 Macon Co, NC A-117 James N. BRYSON of Haywood to William H.
BRYSON of Macon for $400, 82 1/2a on the river. Wit: Thomas ROGERS, Hugh
ROGERS.;

WITNESS: 4 May 1833 Macon Co, NC A-147 George LONG to George CUNNINGHAM and
Jacob SHULAR, all of Haywood 50a on Cullowhee. Wit: Joseph KEENER,
William H. BRYSON;

POLL:1835 Macon Co, NC Culliwhee Precinct William BRYSON;

DEED: 1 Sep 1835 Macon Co, NC A-253 John BRYSON of Union Co, GA to William H.
BRYSON of Macon, for $175, 50a on Cullowhee Creek. Wit: Thomas ROGERS,
J.B. ALLISON;

DEED: 1 Sep 1835 Macon Co, NC A-254 John BRYSON Jr of Union Co, GA to William
H. BRYSON of Macon, for $525, 83a on Cullowhee Creek. Wit: Thomas ROGERS,
J.B. ALLISON;

DEED:29 Dec 1837 Macon Co, NC A-564 Peter MATHIS of Macon to William H. BRYSON
for $34, 57a. Wit: Adam CORN, G. FALLS;

DEED:26 Feb 1838 Macon Co, NC B-638 State of N.C. Grant # 88 to William H.
BRYSON, 25a Cullowhee Creek.;

DEED:26 Feb 1838 Macon Co, NC B-639 State of N.C. Grant # 89 to William H.
BRYSON, 100a.;

DEED:11 Oct 1838 Macon Co, NC C-1193 John CORN to William H. BRYSON both of
Macon for $300, 55a Cullowhee Creek. Wit: J.B. ALLISON, Robert A.
ALLISON;

DEED: 7 Jan 1839 Macon Co, NC B-737 State of N.C. Grant # 412 to William H.
BRYSON, assignee of P. MATHEWS, 57a.;

DEED:29 Oct 1839 Macon Co, NC C-1173 Adam CORN to William H. BRYSON, both of
Macon for $40, land on Cullowhee Creek. Wit: Joseph KEENER, John C.
BRYSON.;DEED:29 Oct 1839 Macon Co, NC C-1174 Adam CORN to William H. BRYSON, both of
Macon, 168a on Cullowhee Creek adj John BRYSON Sr, Wit: Joseph KEENER,
John C. BRYSON.;

CENSUS:1840 Macon Co, NC pg 156 William H. BRYSON age 40-49 (1790/1800)
"1122101-021010201";

DEED:28 Nov 1840 Macon Co, NC C-1313 State of N.C. Grant # 579 to John BRYSON
Sr and William A. BRYSON, assignees of Jacob B. TRAMMELL & Adam CORN, for
168a, Cullohwee Creek.;

DEED:24 Sep 184_ Macon Co, NC E-428 State Grant # 750;

DEED:18 Mar 1841 Macon Co, NC E-313 State Grant # 658;

DEED:15 Oct 1841 Macon Co, NC D-1651 John BRYSON Sr to William H. BRYSON,
whereas John & William have heretofore obtained a grant, John in fee
simple conveys same to William H. Bryson, all that part belonging to him
in said grant. E side of road leading to Pickens, including farm I
conveyed to Adam CORN, containing 92a. Wit: Thomas M. ANGEL, A.B.
ALLISON.;

DEED:15 Oct 1841 Macon Co, NC E-121 John BRYSON Sr to William H. BRYSON, both
of Macon, John's part of grant for 76a which they obtained together. Wit:
Thomas M. ANGEL, J.B. ALLISON.;

DEED:17 Mar 1843 Macon Co, NC D-1648 Isaac MILLSAPS to William H. BRYSON, both
of Macon, for $30, 100a Chattooga River. Wit: James H. BRYSON, J.C.
BRYSON;

WITNESS:11 Dec 1843 * Macon Co, NC D-1685 Michal WIKLE to John R. ALLMAN, both
of Macon. Wit: William BRYSON.;

DEED:28 Feb 1844 Macon Co, NC D-1888 Alexander WILSON to William H. BRYSON,
both of Macon, for $60, 100a Chattooga River. Wit: C. McD. PAXTON, Peter
(X) MATHES;

DEED:11 Jun 1844 Macon Co, NC D-1723 Hugh ROGERS to William H. BRYSON for $150,
61a on Cullowhee Creek. Wit: C. McD. PAXTON, Dillard LOVE;

DEED:19 Aug 1844 Macon Co, NC D-1754 State of N.C. Grant # 586 to William H.
BRYSON, 100a on Blue Ridge where Hamburg crosses the same. Entered 27 Aug
1842.;

DEED: 9 Jan 1845 Macon Co, NC E-313 State of N.C. Grant # 658 to William H.
BRYSON, 50a Cullowhee Creek. Ent: 18 Mar 1841.;

DEED:22 Dec 1845 Macon Co, NC E-125 Alexander WILLSON to William H. BRYSON,
both of Macon for $65, 100a Chattooga River. Wit: William W. LOWDERMILK,
John C. BRYSON.;

DEED:10 Sep 1846 Macon Co, NC E-127 John BRYSON to William H. BRYSON for $50,
10a on Cullowhee Creek. Wit: J.B. ALLISON, Milton M. BRYSON;

DEED:15 Feb 1848 Macon Co, NC E-425 David B. LEDFORD to William H. BRYSON, both
of Macon for $50, 50a on Tuckasegee. Wit: John C. BRYSON, J.F. PARKS;

DEED:-- Dec 1848 Macon Co, NC E-428 State of N.C. Grant # 750 to William H.
BRYSON, 100a Tuckasegee river. Ent: 24 Sep 184-;

DEED:13 Feb 1849 Macon Co, NC E-420 David B. LEDFORD to William H. BRYSON, both
of Macon for $100, 56a. Wit: John C. BRYSON, J.F. PARKS;

CENSUS:1850 Macon Co, NC Tennessee Valley # 553 William H. BRYSON, 51 (1798/99)
born Buncombe Co, NC;

CENSUS:1860 Jackson Co, NC pg 324 # 645/645
W. H. BRYSON, 61 NC
M. 60 f
C. P. 31 m School Teacher
J. N. 29 m School Teacher
E. J. 24 f
H. H. 22 m Farmer
A. W. 19 m "
S. G. 16 m "
Eliza J. CUNNINGHAM, 61;

CENSUS:1870 Jackson Co, NC Cullowhee pg 241 # 22/22
William H. BRYSON, 71 NC
A. N. 30 m
Ursula 25 VA
William C. 3 NC
Emma 4/12 Feb
E. CUNNINGHAM, 71 f;

!CENSUS:1880 Jackson Co, NC Cashiers Valley pg 320B
William H. BRYSON, 81 NC/NC/NC;

!NAMED:15 Apr 1884 Jackson Co, NC Will Book A-65 Sarah BRYSON petitons to have the Will of Andrew BRYSON admitted to probate. States he died 21 Feb 1884, his heirs at law are his brothers and sisters, to wit:
William H. BRYSON, Robert BRYSON, Daniel BRYSON, Henderson BRYSON, Mrs. Rebecca ALLISON, Mrs. Isabella QUEEN, the heirs at law of Milton BRYSON, Coleman BRYSON, James H. BRYSON, all of whom reside in Jackson Co, NC except some of the heirs of Coleman BRYSON who reside in Texas, and also the heirs at law of W.T.J. BRYSON and Anna ROGERS who are supposed to reside in GA...;

ARTICLE:Heritage of Swain County, North Carolina # 50 concerning this family;

!DEATH: 2 Mar 1894 from "Tuckaseigee Democrat" March 7, 1894. Death of Maj. W. H. Bryson turned 95 on last birth day 8 October, died last Friday (March 2);

Magdelena Cunningham:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1810 Haywood Co, NC pg 59 w/George CUNINGHAM age 0-9 (1800/10);

!MARRIAGE:31 Aug 1821 Haywood Co, NC Marriage Bonds William F. BRYSON & Medley CUNNINGHAM (d/o George CUNNINGHAM), Dillard LOVE, bm, John B. LOVE, witness;

CENSUS:1830 Macon Co, NC pg 29 w/William H. BRYSON age 30-39 (1790/1800);

CENSUS:1840 Macon Co, NC pg 156 w/William H. BRYSON age 40-49 (1790/1800);

DEED:22 May 1843 Macon Co, NC D-1623 State of N.C. Grant # 532 to Magdeline
BRYSON, 100a George's Creek of Toxaway River, Entered 27 Aug 1842.;

DEED:10 Jul 1843 Macon Co, NC D-1663 State of N.C. Grant # 538 to Magdalina
BRYSON, 200a George's Creek of Toxaway River in Haywood Line, bordering
Polly Ann BRYSON. Entered 27 Aug 1842.;

CENSUS:1850 Macon Co, NC Tennessee Valley # 553 Magdelene BRYSON, 50 (1799/1800)
born Buncombe Co, NC;

CENSUS:1860 Jackson Co, NC pg 324 # 645/645
W. H. BRYSON, 61 NC
M. 60 f
C. P. 31 m School Teacher
J. N. 29 m School Teacher
E. J. 24 f
H. H. 22 m Farmer
A. W. 19 m "
S. G. 16 m "
Eliza J. CUNNINGHAM, 61;

(11) Samuel Gallatin Bryson:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1850 Macon Co, NC Tennessee Valley # 553 Samuel G. BRYSON, 6 (1843/44)
born Macon Co, NC;

NOTE:Never Married;

CENSUS:1860 Jackson Co, NC pg 324 # 645/645
W. H. BRYSON, 61 NC
M. 60 f
C. P. 31 m School Teacher
J. N. 29 m School Teacher
E. J. 24 f
H. H. 22 m Farmer
A. W. 19 m "
S. G. 16 m "
Eliza J. CUNNINGHAM, 61;

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