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Joseph Henry Bryan
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Birth: May 29, 1836
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1931
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

Joseph Henry Bryan, son of Joseph Bryan, was the second heir of Waveland. He built a racecourse and amphitheater near the estate, and raced many world-famous trotters. "Wild Rake," the most celebrated of all the Bryan trotters, was sold to William Rockefeller in the 1880s for $7,800.
The Greek Revival architectural style of Waveland was very popular in Central Kentucky between 1830-1860. The style features grand symmetry and a graceful Ionic-columned portico. The house is lavishly furnished with Sheraton and Empire-style furniture, and many family heirlooms.Waveland passed out of the Bryan family in 1894, and the Commonwealth of Kentucky became its owner in 1956.
Married to Mary Morton Gist. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Bryan (1797 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Gist Bryan (1840 - 1904)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Brinker Bryan (1863 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: David Reese
Record added: Sep 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77271809
Joseph Henry Bryan
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Joseph Henry Bryan
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Joseph Henry Bryan
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Happy Halloween Joe. By Margaret & your birth year she can't be your mother. You are my Kin.
- Sue
 Added: Oct. 25, 2013

- Sue
 Added: Oct. 25, 2013
 
 
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