Col. Henry Hunter Bryan1,2,3

ID# 500, (1786 - 1835)
FatherJoseph Bryan4 (1742 - 1807)
MotherMary Hunter4 (1744 - 1810)

Key Events:

Birth: 23 Feb 1786, Martin Co., North Carolina5,6,7
Marriage: Elizabeth Ann Averett, 18044
Death: 7 May 1835, Montgomery Co., Tennessee2

Spouse: Elizabeth Ann Averett (1786 - 1821)
     Children:

  • Henry Hunter Bryan Jr.11
  • Harriet Bryan12 (abt 1807 - 27 Nov 1817)
  • R. A. Virginia Bryan13 (17 Oct 1822 - 9 Apr 1897)

Child with an unknown spouse:

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Col. Henry Hunter Bryan was born on 23 Feb 1786 in Martin Co., North Carolina.5,6,7
     Henry married Elizabeth Ann Averett, daughter of Jesse Averett and Mary Grimes, in 1804.4
     Henry served in the Sixteenth Congress, representing the Clarksville District between 4 Mar 1819 and 3 Mar 1821.8,9,10
     Henry died on 7 May 1835 in Montgomery Co., Tennessee, at age 49.2

Citations

  1. [S1023] "Death of Mrs. Cobb," Semi-Weekly Tobacco Leaf, 9 Dec 1890, shows name as Henry Hunter Bryan.
  2. [S686] Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, online, record for Bryan, Henry Hunter, (1786 - 1835).
  3. [S645] Titus, Picturesque Clarksville, pg 266 and 300, shows name as Colonel Henry H. Bryan.
  4. [S729] Varkus, Compendium of American Genealogy, 1:570.
  5. [S686] Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, online, record for Bryan, Henry Hunter, (1786 - 1835), shows date, county and state, as North Carolina.
  6. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, shows state, as North Carolina.
  7. [S1902] Mrs. M. T. Cobb household, 1880 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, shows state, as Tenn.
  8. [S686] Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, online, record for Bryan, Henry Hunter, (1786 - 1835), shows state represented and terms.
  9. [S1023] "Death of Mrs. Cobb," Semi-Weekly Tobacco Leaf, 9 Dec 1890, shows he represented the district in Congress many years before.
  10. [S645] Titus, Picturesque Clarksville, pg 266, shows a member of Congress from Clarksville, for four years.
  11. [S3002] Swain, "Re: Terry," e-mail to author, 25 Jul 2008, stating that the child is mentioned in his father's will.
  12. [S3002] Swain, "Re: Terry," e-mail to author, 25 Jul 2008, citing obituary in the Nashville Whig and the Tennessee Advertiser, 15 Dec 1817, found in "Obits in Early Tennessee Papers": "Bryan, Harriet on the 27th at the residence of Col. Henry H. Bryan, Montgomery Co., at the age of 10."
  13. [S3002] Swain, "Re: Terry," e-mail to author, 25 Jul 2008, citing her death certificate.
  14. [S1023] "Death of Mrs. Cobb," Semi-Weekly Tobacco Leaf, 9 Dec 1890.
  15. [S645] Titus, Picturesque Clarksville, pg 266, 300.
  16. [S1352] The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, pg 214.