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Sarah Emiline "Emma" (Gray) Bryant


Sarah Emiline Gray

Sarah Emiline (Emma) Gray, [4]the daughter of George Gray and Amanda Mann [4] was born on 15 Dec 1868 in Missouri. She died on 28 Mar 1942 and is buried in Lark Cemetery, Enos, Oklahoma [3].

Emma married Johnathan Alexander Bryant, the son of George Wesley Bryant [1] and Rebecca Halcomb. He was born on 10 Sep 1858 in Coosa County, Alabama [2, 1]. In 1920 he lived in Willis, Marshall, Oklahoma [1]. He died 1922 in Marshall County, Oklahoma. He was buried in 1922 in Lark Cemetery, Enos, Oklahoma [3].

They lived for a time in Grayson County, Texas, and then in the 1890's moved to Oklahoma Indian Territory.[4]

Johnathan Alexander Bryant and Sarah Emiline (Emma) Gray had 7 children.



Emma and Johnathan Bryant around 1890 (earlier?)

(Picture from Barbara (Bryant) Wisser collection)

Emma and Johnathan Bryant c1890


Johnathan and Emma Bryant with the family on October 9, 1915

(From Barbara (Bryant) Wisser photo collection)

Johnathan A Bryant with family in 1915

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J A Bryant family picture with names.


Earl, Nora, Emma, and Barbara Bryant about 1942

(Picture from Barbara (Bryant) Wisser collection)

Earl Nora Emma and Barbara Bryant

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Obit from March 1942

Emma Bryant Obit

Emma and Johnathan Bryant Grave

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Bryant Family History Photo Album


In1920 Johnathan A. Bryant 62 is shown with his wife Sara E. 51, son Johnathan 29,. daughter Norah 24, daughter Virginia 22, son Calvin 11, and Noble C. Gordon 29 was listed as a labor.

Johnathan A. Bryant Census closeup

Johnathan A. Bryant in 1920 census

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1, 1920 United States Federal Census (Provo, UT, USA, The Generations Network, Inc., 2005),, Database online. Willis, Marshall, Oklahoma, ED , roll , page , image 869. Record for Johnathan A Bryant.

2 1860 Coosa County Census, 11 Aug 1860.

3 Barbara Wisser.

4 Christine Bryant Research.

5 1920 Census, Willis, Marshall County, OK.

6, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (Provo, UT, USA, The Generations Network, Inc., 2005),, Database online. Roll 1851887, Draft Board 0. Record for George William Bryant.

Emma was my Great Great Grandmother.

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