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Thomas Franklin Bryant
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Birth: May 29, 1882
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 1963
Pasadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Husband of: Valry Iness PARISH

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Thomas F. BRYANT
is grandfather to Arthur Allen MOORE III
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Father: Charles Pening BRYANT
Bron: 7 AUG 1847 in Likely - Decatur County,Tennessee

Mother: Sarah Jane "Sally" PURVIS
Born: JUN 1843 Henry County, Tennessee

Thomas Franklin Bryant married Valrey Iness PARISH ( b. 11 APR 1887 in Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana) on 27 OCT 1912 in Rector, Clay County, Arkansas.

To this union were born:
1. Ethel Pauline BRYANT JACKSON b. 30 JAN 1915 in Paragould, Greene County, Arkansas

2. Helen Maude BRYANT FLINT b. 13 AUG 1917 in Paragould, Greene County, Arkansas

3. Constance "Connie" Aline BRYANT MOORE b. 6 APR 1921 in Paragould, Greene County, Arkansas

4. Parish Eugene BRYANT b. BET 1922 AND 1924 in Arkansas (Died as Infant)

5. Doris Rosaline (twin) BRYANT MOREY b. 3 JAN 1925 in Rector, Clay County, Arkansas

6. Mary Etheline (twin) BRYANT b. 3 JAN 1925 in Rector, Arkansas (died at birth)

7. Paul Franklin BRYANT b. 3 OCT 1929 in Bakersfield, Kern County, California
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Thomas Franklin BRYANT claimed that his family was of "Scotch, Irish, Dutch" descent. He worked for the railroad in Arkansas. When the railroad went on strike, his sister, Katie BERRYMAN, suggested he move the family to where she lived in Taft, California. Thomas Franklin BRYANT and his brother, Earnest, moved from Arkansas to Taft, California, with his wife, Valrey Iness PARISH BRYANT, and the 4 girls in August of 1929. Valrey Iness was pregnant with Paul Franklin BRYANT who was born in Bakersfield, California, 3 October 1929.
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World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Record

Name: Thomas Franklin Bryant
Age: 36
Address: Rte 3 Paragould, Greene County, Arkansas
City: Paragould
County: Greene
State: Arkansas
Birth Date: 29 May 1882
Race: White
Occupation: Car Repairer / Missouri Pacific RR / Paragould, Ark
Nearest Relative: Valrey Bryant / Wife
Roll: 1530410
Fileld: 9/12/1918

 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Penington Bryant (1847 - 1905)
  Sarah Jane Purvis Bryant (1843 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Valrey Iness Parish Bryant (1887 - 1943)
 
 Children:
  Ethel Pauline Bryant Jackson (1915 - 1970)*
  Helen Maude Bryant Flint (1917 - 1992)*
  Constance Aline Bryant Moore (1921 - 2009)*
  Doris Rosaline Bryant Morey (1925 - 2005)*
  Paul Franklin Bryant (1929 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Earnest Bryant (1876 - 1936)*
  Katie Elizabeth Bryant Berryman (1879 - 1970)*
  Thomas Franklin Bryant (1882 - 1963)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Side District Cemetery
Taft
Kern County
California, USA
 
Created by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore...
Record added: Mar 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13655042
Thomas Franklin Bryant
Added by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore III
 
Thomas Franklin Bryant
Added by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore III
 
Thomas Franklin Bryant
Added by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore III
 
 
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