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Bryant, William H.

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Bryant, William H.
February 25, 2007 08:10PM
History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties, Indiana From the
Earliest Time to the Present; Together with Interesting Biographical
Sketches, Reminiscences, Notes, Etc. Chicago, Goodspeed Bros., & Co.,
Publishers, 1884. Weston A. Goodspeed, Leroy C. Goodspeed, Charles L.
Goodspeed. Unknown County.

WILLIAM H. BRYANT, a prominent farmer and stock-raiser, is now living in
his native township, his birth occurring December 11, 1832. Eight
children named: Eliza J., James E., William H., Francis, Sarah, Mary,
Lucinda and Julia G. were born to his parents, Robert and Lucinda
(Culbertson) Bryant, who were natives of Kentucky from whence they
immigrated to Indiana in 1829. They were members of the Christian Church.
William H. received a good common school education; lived with his
parents until of age, and December 15, 1869, married Miss Matilda Hodge,
daughter of G. W. and C. (Williamson) Hodge, and by her is father of the
following: William W., Charles W., Oliver C., Laura A., Robert, Franklin
(deceased), Eugene and Jennie M. Mr. Bryant is the owner of a valuable
farm of 240 acres on parts of which is found pure moss agate of the finest
quality as well as other valuable geological specimens. During the late
war he fought to preserve the Union by enlisting September 2, 1862, in
Company D, Twenty-seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and serving
faithfully until his discharge, June 9, 1865. In politics he is a
Republican, and he and wife are both church members.

Bryant Culbertson Williamson Hodge

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