George Grover Cleveland Bryant1,2,3

M, b. September 26, 1883, d. December 26, 1960
     George Grover Cleveland Bryant was buried at Goldmine Cemetery, Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia.3 He was born on September 26, 1883 at Nelson Co., Virginia; His WWII Draft Registration card has a birth date of Sep 26, 1882 and his WWII card has 1884.1,2,3 He married Bertha Jane Carroll, daughter of Iverson Lewis Carroll and Rose Ella "Rosa" "Rose" Tyree, on October 8, 1916 at Nelson Co., Virginia.4,3 George Grover Cleveland Bryant died on December 26, 1960 at Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia, at age 77.3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 140, District 63-16, Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1940Mill worker5

Family

Bertha Jane Carroll b. September 11, 1899, d. February 20, 1969
Marriage*George Grover Cleveland Bryant married Bertha Jane Carroll, daughter of Iverson Lewis Carroll and Rose Ella "Rosa" "Rose" Tyree, on October 8, 1916 at Nelson Co., Virginia.4,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  9. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  10. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Helen T. Weaver obitutary in the Oct 6, 2010 edition.

Rose Jane Bryant1,2,3,4,5

F, b. July 8, 1921, d. November 18, 2004
FatherGeorge Grover Cleveland Bryant6,3,5 b. September 26, 1883, d. December 26, 1960
MotherBertha Jane Carroll6,3,5 b. September 11, 1899, d. February 20, 1969
     Rose Jane Bryant was buried at Bufford-Bryant Family Cemetery (also known as Culvahouse Bryant Family Cemetery), Route 630, Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia.7,8 Her Social Security Number was 578-26-1068.9 Her married name was Bufford. She married Lloyd Douglas Bufford Sr.7,2 Rose Jane Bryant was born on July 8, 1921 at Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia.1,9,3,4 As of July 3, 1943,her married name was Clayton.5 She married Robin F. Clayton on July 3, 1943 at Alexandria, Virginia.5 Rose Jane Bryant died on November 18, 2004 at Charlottesville, Virginia, at age 83.9,7,10 She Rose J. Bufford, 83, of Schuyler, passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd D. Bufford Sr; and a son Thomas E. Bufford. Survivors include her son, James L. Bufford of Schuyler; three sisters, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Bufford retired from both Uniroyal and General Electric. A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004, at Thacker Brothers Funeral Home, Scottsville. Interment will follow at the Bufford/Bryant Family Cemetery, Route. 630, Schuyler. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.
on November 20, 2004.11

Census Records

1930Dwelling 339, District 11, Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia6

Family 1

Robin F. Clayton b. circa 1914
Marriage*Rose Jane Bryant married Robin F. Clayton on July 3, 1943 at Alexandria, Virginia.5 

Family 2

Lloyd Douglas Bufford Sr. b. December 12, 1909, d. February 16, 1993
Marriage*Rose Jane Bryant married Lloyd Douglas Bufford Sr.7,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2838] Weaver, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/1528943/person/-1925634673
  2. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the James Lewis Bufford obitutary in the May 18, 2005 edition.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1920.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1772] Daily Progress, The, From the Rose J. Bufford obitutary in the Nov 20, 2004 edition.
  8. [S2840] Culvahouse Bryant Family Cemetery, Nelson Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GScid=2307450&GRid=37643518&
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  11. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Rose J. Bufford obitutary in the Nov 20, 2004 edition.

Helen Trixie Bryant1,2

F, b. November 30, 1923, d. October 6, 2010
FatherGeorge Grover Cleveland Bryant1,3 b. September 26, 1883, d. December 26, 1960
MotherBertha Jane Carroll1,3 b. September 11, 1899, d. February 20, 1969
     Her Social Security Number was 223-34-8572.4 Helen Trixie Bryant was born on November 30, 1923 at Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia.4,5,3 As of November 19, 1942,her married name was Weaver.2 She married Robert Jackson Weaver on November 19, 1942 at Alexandria, Virginia.5,3,6 Helen Trixie Bryant died on October 6, 2010 at Norfolk, Virginia, at age 86.4,5 She CHESAPEAKE - Helen T. Weaver, 86, of the 3300 block of Pine Hill Crescent, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 in a Norfolk hospital. A native of Rockfish, Va., she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Weaver and a son, Robert J. Weaver Jr. Survivors include three daughters, Dianne R. Milam of Stafford, Va., Patricia L. Sanford and husband Edward of Woodbridge, Va., and Kimberly A. Wiatrek and husband Kenneth of Chesapeake; four sons, Wayne R. Weaver and wife Sandra of Gordonsville, Va., Gregory Weaver and wife Katherine of Portsmouth, Michael D. Weaver and wife Angela of Chesapeake and Christopher D. Weaver of Chesapeake; two sisters, Virginia Newberry of Arrington, Va., and Vernelle Culvahouse of Schuyler, Va; 20 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. on October 8, 2010.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 339, District 11, Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia1

Family

Robert Jackson Weaver b. June 2, 1922, d. August 29, 1975
Marriage*Helen Trixie Bryant married Robert Jackson Weaver on November 19, 1942 at Alexandria, Virginia.5,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2838] Weaver, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/1528943/person/-1925634673
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Helen T. Weaver obitutary in the Oct 6, 2010 edition.
  6. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  7. [S1772] Daily Progress, The, From the Wayne Russell Weaver obitutary in the Nov 24, 2011 edition.

Robert Otis Bryant1,2,3,4

F, b. December 12, 1925, d. October 15, 1993
FatherGeorge Grover Cleveland Bryant5,4 b. September 26, 1883, d. December 26, 1960
MotherBertha Jane Carroll5,6,4 b. September 11, 1899, d. February 20, 1969
     Her Social Security Number was 228-22-4481.7 Robert Otis Bryant was buried at Bufford-Bryant Family Cemetery (also known as Culvahouse Bryant Family Cemetery), Route 630, Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia.1 She was born on December 12, 1925 at Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia.1,7,2,4 She died on October 15, 1993 at Charlottesville, Virginia, at age 67.1,7,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 339, District 11, Schuyler, Nelson Co., VirginiaEnumerated as "Ada"5
1940Dwelling 99, District 63-16, Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia6

Citations

  1. [S2840] Culvahouse Bryant Family Cemetery, Nelson Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GScid=2307450&GRid=37643518&
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1920.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Willie Eulala Harris1,2

F, b. June 13, 1902, d. September 22, 1952
     Willie Eulala Harris was buried at Elma Methodist Church Cemetery, Elma, Nelson Co., Virginia.2 She was born on June 13, 1902 at Albemarle Co., Virginia.2 As of April 3, 1923,her married name was Carroll.3 She married Leslie Lewis/Louis Carroll, son of Iverson Lewis Carroll and Rose Ella "Rosa" "Rose" Tyree, on April 3, 1923 at Nelson Co., Virginia.3 Willie Eulala Harris died on September 22, 1952 at Shipman, Nelson Co., Virginia, at age 50.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 335, District 11, Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia4
1940Dwelling 216, District 63-1, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia5

Occupation

1940W.P.A. seamstress5

Family

Leslie Lewis/Louis Carroll b. September 15, 1902, d. April 26, 1967
Marriage*Willie Eulala Harris married Leslie Lewis/Louis Carroll, son of Iverson Lewis Carroll and Rose Ella "Rosa" "Rose" Tyree, on April 3, 1923 at Nelson Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  2. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Edward Louis/Lewis Carroll1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. August 16, 1925, d. March 13, 1996
FatherLeslie Lewis/Louis Carroll1,3,6 b. September 15, 1902, d. April 26, 1967
MotherWillie Eulala Harris1,7,3,6 b. June 13, 1902, d. September 22, 1952
     His Social Security Number was 223-20-5304.2 Edward Louis/Lewis Carroll was born on August 16, 1925 at Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia.2,4,6 He married Rosa Kathleen Booth on July 14, 1951 at Nelson Co., Virginia.3 Edward Louis/Lewis Carroll and Rosa Kathleen Booth were divorced on January 25, 1954 at Nelson Co., Virginia.8 Edward Louis/Lewis Carroll married Maggie Joice/Joyce McNabb on January 4, 1958 at Alexandria, Virginia.3 Edward Louis/Lewis Carroll died on March 13, 1996 at Nelson Co., Virginia, at age 70.2,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 335, District 11, Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 216, District 63-1, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia7

Family 1

Rosa Kathleen Booth
Marriage*Edward Louis/Lewis Carroll married Rosa Kathleen Booth on July 14, 1951 at Nelson Co., Virginia.3 
Divorce* Edward Louis/Lewis Carroll and Rosa Kathleen Booth were divorced on January 25, 1954 at Nelson Co., Virginia.8 

Family 2

Maggie Joice/Joyce McNabb b. April 19, 1930, d. February 18, 2001
Marriage*Edward Louis/Lewis Carroll married Maggie Joice/Joyce McNabb on January 4, 1958 at Alexandria, Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1920.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.

Allen Cameron Carroll1,2,3,4

M, b. February 29, 1928, d. February 23, 1991
FatherLeslie Lewis/Louis Carroll1,3 b. September 15, 1902, d. April 26, 1967
MotherWillie Eulala Harris1,3,5 b. June 13, 1902, d. September 22, 1952
     His Social Security Number was 224-32-1002.6 Allen Cameron Carroll was buried at Carroll Family Cemetery, Arrington, Nelson Co., Virginia.7 He was born on February 29, 1928 at Nelson Co., Virginia.6,2 He married Susie Belle Gentry on April 17, 1950 at Nelson Co., Virginia.3,4 Allen Cameron Carroll died on February 23, 1991 at Nelson Co., Virginia, at age 62.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 335, District 11, Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 216, District 63-1, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia5

Family

Susie Belle Gentry b. June 21, 1933, d. August 31, 2007
Marriage*Allen Cameron Carroll married Susie Belle Gentry on April 17, 1950 at Nelson Co., Virginia.3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1920.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S2847] Nelson County Times, From the David Allen Carroll, Sr. obituary in the Feb 21, 2017 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S6875] Carroll Family Cemetery, Nelson Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Minnie Belle Carroll1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. March 7, 1925, d. May 18, 1993
FatherRobert Edward Carroll1,2,4,5 b. May 30, 1896, d. August 14, 1963
MotherBetty Belle Gardner1,2,4,5 b. May 16, 1905, d. November 18, 1987
     Minnie Belle Carroll was buried at Mount Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, 7325 Irish Road, Faber, Nelson Co., Virginia.7 Her Social Security Number was 229-28-3492.4 She was born on March 7, 1925 at Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia.3,4,7 As of March 7, 1942,her married name was Tyree.5 She married Robert Lee Tyree on March 7, 1942 at Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia.5 Minnie Belle Carroll and Robert Lee Tyree were divorced on October 17, 1953 at Richmond, Virginia.6 As of April 17, 1954,her married name was Wilds.5 Minnie Belle Carroll married Quinton Roosevelt Wilds on April 17, 1954 at Nelson Co., Virginia.5 Minnie Belle Carroll died on May 18, 1993 at Richmond, Virginia, at age 68.4,8,7

Census Records

1930Dwelling 343, District 11, Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia1
1940Dwelling 126, District 63-15, Schuyler, Nelson Co., Virginia2

Family 1

Robert Lee Tyree b. May 24, 1923, d. October 15, 1977
Marriage*Minnie Belle Carroll married Robert Lee Tyree on March 7, 1942 at Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia.5 
Divorce* Minnie Belle Carroll and Robert Lee Tyree were divorced on October 17, 1953 at Richmond, Virginia.6 

Family 2

Quinton Roosevelt Wilds b. June 14, 1923, d. April 4, 1987
Marriage*Minnie Belle Carroll married Quinton Roosevelt Wilds on April 17, 1954 at Nelson Co., Virginia.5 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1920.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  6. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  7. [S6879] Mount Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Nelson Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  8. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

James Russell Bryant1,2

M, b. 1913, d. 1977
     James Russell Bryant was buried at Mineral Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, 997 Norwood Road, Gladstone, Nelson Co., Virginia.2 He married Mae Elizabeth Gowen, daughter of Walter Coles Gowen and Rhoda Victoria "Rodhie" Tyree.1 James Russell Bryant was born in 1913 at Virginia.2 He died in 1977.1,2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 117, District 63-6, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia3

Occupation

1940Timber laborer3

Family

Mae Elizabeth Gowen b. June 8, 1917, d. August 18, 2005
Marriage*James Russell Bryant married Mae Elizabeth Gowen, daughter of Walter Coles Gowen and Rhoda Victoria "Rodhie" Tyree.1 
Children
  • Infant Bryant1
  • Robert D. Bryant1
  • Viola Christine Bryant1,4,3 b. November 23, 1933, d. December 7, 2007
  • William Horace Bryant1,3,4
  • Gene Autry Bryant+1,5 b. November 1, 1939, d. August 27, 1966
  • Wesley McArthur Bryant1,4
  • James Lee Bryant1,4
  • Larry David Bryant1
  • Hayden Arnold Bryant1,4
  • Sharon Mae Bryant1,4
  • Carolyn Gail Bryant1,6,4

Citations

  1. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Mae Elizabeth Gowen Bryant obituary in the Aug 21, 2005 edition.
  2. [S1183] Elodie Thompson (e-mail address), Mineral Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Nelson Co., VA.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Michael Anthony Lyon obituary in the Dec 19, 2005 edition.

Gene Autry Bryant1,2,3

M, b. November 1, 1939, d. August 27, 1966
FatherJames Russell Bryant1,3 b. 1913, d. 1977
MotherMae Elizabeth Gowen1,3 b. June 8, 1917, d. August 18, 2005
     Gene Autry Bryant was buried at Mineral Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, 997 Norwood Road, Gladstone, Nelson Co., Virginia.2,3 He married Betty Jane Fitzgerald.3 Gene Autry Bryant was born on November 1, 1939 at Nelson Co., Virginia; The 1940 Census confirms he was born in 1939, not 1940 as his death record states.2,3,4 He died on August 27, 1966 at Lynchburg, Virginia, at age 26; Homicide from a gunshot wound in his home.2,3

Census Records

1940Dwelling 117, District 63-6, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia4

Family

Betty Jane Fitzgerald
Marriage*Gene Autry Bryant married Betty Jane Fitzgerald.3 
Children
  • Mary Jane Bryant5
  • Jean Audrey Bryant5

Citations

  1. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Mae Elizabeth Gowen Bryant obituary in the Aug 21, 2005 edition.
  2. [S1183] Elodie Thompson (e-mail address), Mineral Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Nelson Co., VA.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Viola Christine Bryant1,2,3,4

F, b. November 23, 1933, d. December 7, 2007
FatherJames Russell Bryant1,2,4 b. 1913, d. 1977
MotherMae Elizabeth Gowen1,2,4 b. June 8, 1917, d. August 18, 2005
     Viola Christine Bryant was buried at Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW. 102nd Ave., Bushnell, Sumter Co., Florida.5 Her married name was Wilkerson.1 She married James William Wilkerson.5 Viola Christine Bryant was born on November 23, 1933 at Nelson Co., Virginia.3,6,5 As of December 9, 1950,her married name was Burnett.2 She married Arthur Haden Burnett on December 9, 1950 at Nelson Co., Virginia.2 Viola Christine Bryant died on December 7, 2007 at Florida at age 74.6,5

Census Records

1940Dwelling 117, District 63-6, Lovingston, Nelson Co., Virginia4

Family 1

James William Wilkerson b. March 31, 1907, d. April 17, 1991
Marriage*Viola Christine Bryant married James William Wilkerson.5 

Family 2

Arthur Haden Burnett b. July 28, 1932, d. September 22, 2011
Marriage*Viola Christine Bryant married Arthur Haden Burnett on December 9, 1950 at Nelson Co., Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Mae Elizabeth Gowen Bryant obituary in the Aug 21, 2005 edition.
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1920.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S212] Florida National Cemetery, Sumter Co., Florida, online http://www.interment.net/data/us/fl/sumter/flornat/florida%5Fpippou.htm
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

James William Wilkerson1,2

M, b. March 31, 1907, d. April 17, 1991
     James William Wilkerson was buried at Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW. 102nd Ave., Bushnell, Sumter Co., Florida.1 He married Viola Christine Bryant, daughter of James Russell Bryant and Mae Elizabeth Gowen.1 James William Wilkerson was born on March 31, 1907.1,2 He died on April 17, 1991 at Seminole Co., Florida, at age 84.1,2

Family

Viola Christine Bryant b. November 23, 1933, d. December 7, 2007
Marriage*He married Viola Christine Bryant, daughter of James Russell Bryant and Mae Elizabeth Gowen.1 

Citations

  1. [S212] Florida National Cemetery, Sumter Co., Florida, online http://www.interment.net/data/us/fl/sumter/flornat/florida%5Fpippou.htm
  2. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.

Odelle Virginia O'Brien1

F, b. May 11, 1923, d. June 9, 2006
     Odelle Virginia O'Brien was buried at Tree of Life Cemetery, Lynchburg, Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 223-36-2525.2 She was born on May 11, 1923 at Amherst Co., Virginia; The SSDI has a birt date of May 1, 1923.2,1 As of circa 1944,her married name was Gowen.1 She married Walter Nathan Gowen, son of Walter Coles Gowen and Rhoda Victoria "Rodhie" Tyree, circa 1944.1 Odelle Virginia O'Brien died on June 9, 2006 at Lynchburg, Virginia, at age 83.2,1 She Odelle O'Brien Gowen, 83, of Lynchburg, passed away Friday, June 9, 2006, in Lynchburg General Hospital. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Walter Nathan Gowen. Born May 11, 1923, in Amherst County, she was the daughter of the late Willie Williams O'Brien and the late Myrtle Garland O'Brien. Mrs. Gowen was a member of Amazing Grace Ministries. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest and Aubrey O'Brien; and by a sister, Susie Horsley. In addition to her husband, she is survived by five children, George Steen and wife Helen and Donald Steen and wife Verna both of Bedford, Jerry Gowen and wife Mabel of Forest, Jean Garnette of Lynchburg and Eddie Gowen and wife Pat of Spout Spring; 14 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; one great great grandson; two brothers, Malcolm O'Brien and wife Sandra and Willie "Teeny" O'Brien and wife Annie both of Gladstone; and one sister, Alma O. Watts of Gladstone. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 11, 2006, at Whitten Timberlake Chapel by Pastor Bill Evans and Pastor J. Mike Dodson. Interment will follow in Tree of Life Cemetery. The family will receive friends today, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home, and at other times at the residence, 39 Laverne Loop, Lynchburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Amazing Grace Ministries, 101 Morgan St., Lynchburg, VA 24501. Whitten Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Timberlake Chapel, 434-239-0331 is assisting the family. on June 10, 2006.1

Family

Walter Nathan Gowen
Marriage*She married Walter Nathan Gowen, son of Walter Coles Gowen and Rhoda Victoria "Rodhie" Tyree, circa 1944.1 
Children
  • Jerry Walter Gowen1,3
  • Jean Ann Gowen1,3
  • Edward Mark "Eddie" Gowen1,3

Citations

  1. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Odelle O'Brien Gowen obitutary in the Jun 10, 2006 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Michael Anthony Lyon1

M, b. June 1, 1985, d. December 17, 2005
FatherLester Wilson Lyon1
MotherCarolyn Gail Bryant1
     His Social Security Number was 226-37-0596.2 Michael Anthony Lyon was buried at Lyon Family Cemetery, Amherst, Amherst Co., Virginia.1 He was born on June 1, 1985 at Lynchburg, Virginia.1,2 He died on December 17, 2005 at Lynchburg, Virginia, at age 20.1,2 He Michael Anthony Lyon, age 20, of Boxwood Farm Road, Amherst, passed away suddenly Saturday evening, Dec. 17, 2005, at Lynchburg General Hospital. Michael was born June 1, 1985, in Lynchburg, a loving son of Carolyn Bryant Lyon and Lester W. Lyon. He was a member of Clifford Baptist Church. Besides his parents Carolyn and Lester, he is survived by three sisters, Leslie S. Clark of Appomattox, Penny Brown of Lynchburg, and April Callands and her husband, Jeff of Madison Heights; three brothers, David A. Lyon of Amherst, Cornell Brown of Amherst, and Vernon Lyon of Lynchburg; a devoted aunt, Sharon Tyree of Amherst; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Michael was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James R. Bryant and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Lyon. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005, at Clifford Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Michael Fitzgerald officiating. Interment will follow in the Lyon Family Cemetery in Amherst. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Clifford Baptist Church in Amherst and all other times at the family residence. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Clifford Baptist Church Building Fund in Michael’s memory. Arrangements by Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel of Lovingston, (434) 263-4097. on December 19, 2005.1

Citations

  1. [S1042] News & Advance, The, From the Michael Anthony Lyon obituary in the Dec 19, 2005 edition.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.