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Capt William Christopher Bryan

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Capt William Christopher Bryan

  • Birth 10 Mar 1734 Opequon, Frederick County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 30 May 1780 Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 61265304

Capt. William Christopher Bryan was a son of Morgan Bryan and Martha Strode Bryan. He had, at least, three siblings.

Capt. William Christopher Bryan married Mary Boone about 1755 in North Carolina. They had, at least, eight children.

On this memorial page when it was transferred to me:
Dates and places above.

From: U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935
Gwyneth Meeting on or after September 14, 1756:
Birth year: 1733
Death: May 7, 1780
Cause: Killed by Indians
**Dates do not agree with the dates shown above.

Died/buried at "Bryan's Station" LDS record which became the site of Lexington Kentucky.

From Patti on March 8, 2015:
Middle name.

From Karen Simpson on June 29. 2015:
Born in Rowen County, North Carolina.
Marriage year and place.
He died from wounds he suffered during an Indian attack while hunting deer.

From Sheila Bryan Fuesting on March 8, 2016:
"Rebecca Bryan Boone was a niece, not a sibling. It was a commonly held misbelief for many years. Will's oldest brother, Joseph, was Rebecca's father."

From Anna Jaech on December 27, 2016:
"I doubt that his middle name is Christopher."

If anyone has more/better information, please contact me.

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  • Maintained by: Pam Barns
  • Originally Created by: P Fazzini
  • Added: 7 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61265304
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt William Christopher Bryan (10 Mar 1734–30 May 1780), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61265304, citing Bryans Station Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Pam Barns (contributor 46946976) .