James Bryant (II) served in the Revolutionary War at Guilford Courthouse Battle, March 24, 1781, along with his brother, Isaac Bryant.
James Bryant (II) was of "Huguenot descent." His father Jacques Briand emigrated from England to Virginia before 1700 and settled in Manaintown about 1703.
He was a large land and slave owner. A member of the Court and Secretary of King William Parish. His home was located on Jones Creek near the mouth of Dutoy Creek in Powathan County, Virginia. He owned lands near Midlothian and Chesterfield Counties. During the Revolutionary War, coal was mined from these lands.
He was highly respected and an influential citizen of the section of Virginia.
Son of James Bryant/Briand, I
Husband of 1st., Elizabeth (LeFevre) Bryant ~ married May 16, 1732, Powathan Co., VA
Children of James and Elizabeth (LeFevre) Bryant were ...
1. Judith Bryant (m. William Street)
2. James Bryant, III (m. 1st., Jane Forsee and 2nd., Jane Guerrant)
3. Mary Bryant (m. John Christian)
4. Elizabeth Bryant (m. Isaac Salle)
5. Isaac Bryant (m. Mary "Mollie" Perrow)
6. Martha Bryant (m. William Roundtree)
7. Frances "Fanny" Bryant (m. Stephen Forsee)
8. Anne Bryant (m. David Stinson).
Husband of 2nd., Mrs. Clara "Clare" (Vermeill) Trabue Bryant ~ married ca. 1745
Children of James and Mrs. Clara "Clare" (Vermeill) Trabue Bryant were ...
1. Mary/Marie Bryant (m. John Christian)
2. Thomas Bryant
3. Martha Bryant (m. Samuel LeSueur, Sr.)
4. Stevenson Bryant
I would like to thank Jim Morell for sponsoring James Bryant, II's memorial. His thoughtfulness is greatly appreciated.
James Bryant (1675 - 1755)
Elizabeth LeFevre Bryant (1714 - 1745)
Clara Vermeill Bryant (____ - 1786)*
Mary/Marie Bryant Christian (1746 - ____)*
Martha Bryant LeSueur (1754 - ____)*
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Originally Created by: Georgia Girl
Record added: May 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36827928
Rest in peace 7th great grandfather. I am so proud of you and your service. Looking back into the past and seeing how life was for you is an inspiration. God Bless you.|
Added: Aug. 18, 2014
In memory of my 5th Great Grandfather, James Bryant, II "RWS."|
Added: Apr. 17, 2014
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