Notes of Interest
A missing Bryant's last known residence was Pittsburgh, PA. This was approximately
during the 1930's.
(This could of been James Bryant* who left and went to Arkansas. He never
returned to Tuskegee)
Charity Bryant was accidentally killed when her extraordinary long hair
caught on fire while cooking and her entire living quarters was burned to
the ground. Date is unknown
The Bryant's operated a store, school, and 3 cemeteries in Tuskegee, AL. My father,
Jim Harris and his first cousin, Daisy Streeter-Brown, attended the school during the late
1920's or early 1930's. It was located inside the Shady Grove Baptist Church (The
Bryant School) with a connecting cemetery that was locally known as one of the Bryant's
Some of the Bryants are now residing in White Plains, NY.
Allen Bryant (b. abt
1870 d. ?)
Hattie Fitzpatrick Bryant (b. abt 1870 d. ?)
Hattie Bryant Harris (b. 10/1890 d. 6/15/1930) m. Jim Harris
Allen Bryant, Jr.
Other Related Data
The Byrant lineage has been one of the
most difficult to track. It part due to the names noted above. It's quite
possible that the indicated relationships are not as stated and could be names that were
known. Further research has led to the following information as stated by Alfred and
Mahalia Bryant of Tuskegee who could be related descendents. Our oral histories of
the Bryants are very much the same.
Allen Bryant m. Halley ? Bryant
Fletcher Bryant (b. 5/12/1908 d. 8/1989) m. Ocell Woods (b. 1916 d. ?)
Edgar "Big Boy" Bryant
Muray Bryant m. Bessie Fort
Children of Fletcher Bryant and Ocell Woods
James "Toont" Bryant m. Helen Reed
Algie Bryant m. Catherine Reese
Fletcher Bryant, Jr.
John T. Bryant
Children of Edgar Bryant