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Alexander Monroe "Chick" Bryant
Birth: Jun. 19, 1849
Adair County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1906
Adair County
Kentucky, USA

His tombstone identifies him as A.M. Bryant. He was known as Alec or Alex and his nickname was Chick.

As the story was told to me, some of the family and neighbors moved on from Kentucky to Missouri. The ones who stayed in Kentucky would occasionally load up and head to Missouri to stay for a few months. My great-grandfather was one who liked to get up early, eat and get moving. Apparently he was often the first one up for the day. He was having trouble getting the others to wake up as early as he wanted, so he crowed like a rooster to get them fully awake. That's when they started calling him "Chick." It's a nickname that stayed with him his whole life. Some of his children even have the name Chick Bryant entered on their death certificates.

He married Nancy Elder. They had 13 children. In order of birth: Mary Elizabeth, Charles Thomas, Joe Cephus, William Asa, Dorinda Ann, Lona Belle, Louettrice, Robert Blaine, Viola, Elzia Newton, Vona Ellen, Susie May, and Harlin James.


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A big thank you to Kristi for sponsoring my great-grandfather's memorial! 
 
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 Parents:
  Mary Ann Bean Bryant (1827 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Elder Bryant (1856 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Elizabeth Bryant (1874 - 1933)*
  Joe Cephus Bryant (1877 - 1960)*
  William Asa Bryant (1879 - 1959)*
  Dorinda Ann Bryant Bryant (1881 - 1943)*
  Lona Belle Bryant Floyd (1882 - 1971)*
  Louettrice Bryant Cravens (1884 - 1917)*
  Robert Blaine Bryant (1886 - 1974)*
  Viola Bryant Chapman (1888 - 1938)*
  Elzia Newton Bryant (1891 - 1972)*
  Vona Ellen Bryant Floyd (1893 - 1962)*
  Susie May Bryant Leach (1896 - 1950)*
  Harlin James Bryant (1899 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alexander Monroe Bryant (1849 - 1906)
  James M Bryant (1854 - 1923)*
  Nancy Ann Bryant (1858 - 1923)*
  Victoria Elizabeth Bryant Gentry (1863 - 1951)*
  Newton J. Bryant (1867 - 1945)*
  Emily Craig Bryant Cundiff (1868 - 1953)*
  Amanda Bryant (1869 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father
Thay was the sunshine of our home.
 
Burial:
Freedom Cemetery
Adair County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: J.Sullivan
Record added: Jun 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14586985
Alexander Monroe Chick Bryant
Added by: J.Sullivan
 
Alexander Monroe Chick Bryant
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Alexander Monroe Chick Bryant
Added by: J.Sullivan
 
 
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 Added: Dec. 22, 2014

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