Bryson City NC was (re)named for
Colonel Thaddeus Dillard Bryson in 1889.
This small town in the foothills
of southwestern NC was previously
Thaddeus Dillard Bryson born feb.13,1829 in haywood co. N.C. son of Daniel Granderson Bryson and Artermesia Virginia Dillard.
Daniel Granderson Bryson (b-5/23/1787; d-7/27/1880) was a son of
James Holmes Bryson (b-11/28/1745; d-9/3/1833 in Macon Co NC) and
Isabella Countryman. Isabella Countryman was the daughter of Elizabeth Countryman.
Mary C. Greenlee Bryson