Bryant Coat-of-Arms
BRYANT
Family History

Generation No. 1
1. William BRYANT was noted in his son's (Isaiah) death record1, being born in Garland, Penobscot Co., Maine. His wife was noted as the former Eliza HALL also born in Garland. William was noted with an occupation as a farmer. Currently there is no birth, marriage or death record information.
 
Children of William BRYANT and Eliza HALL are:
* 2. i. Isaiah Hall BRYANT was born July 1835 in Garland, Penobscot Co., Maine and died July 1902 in Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine.
 
Sources & Records
1 Death Record (Isaiah Bryant) - Maine Death Records (1617-1922)

Generation No. 2
2. Isaiah Hall BRYANT was born 16 Jul 1835 in Garland, Penobscot Co., Maine. It is believed that Isaiah's father (William) possibly came to Maine from Massachusetts. Isaiah married2 the former Lovina Abba MITCHELL on 11 October 1856 in Monroe, Waldo Co., Maine and together they had two children. Lovina was born3 on 11 November 1838 in Monroe, Waldo Co., Maine. His occupation was noted as a farmer and he was noted registered for the U.S. Civil War Draft4. Isaiah passed away1 on 2 Jul 1902 in Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine and Lovina died on 17 Nov 1912 in Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine. Both are buried in the North Belfast Cemetery, Belfast, Maine.
 
Children of Isaiah Hall BRYANT and Lovina Abba MITCHELL are:
* 3. i. Levi M. BRYANT was born July 1866 in Waldo, Maine, and died 1956 in Waldo, Maine.
  4. ii. Eugene E. BRYANT was born 1859 in Maine, and died 1926 in Maine.
 
Sources & Records
1 Death Record (Isaiah Bryant) - Maine Death Records (1617-1922)
2 Marriage Record (Isaiah & Lovina) - Maine Marriage Record (1705-1922)
3 Birth Record (Lovina) - Maine Birth Records (1621-1922)
4 Draft Registration (Isaiah) - U.S. Civil War Draft Registraion Records (1863-65)
6 U.S. 1860 Census, Monroe, Waldo Co., Maine
7 U.S. 1870 Census, Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine
8 U.S. 1880 Census, Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine
9 U.S. 1900 Census, Monroe, Waldo Co., Maine
13 North Belfast Cemetery, Belfast, Waldo Co., Maine

Generation No. 3
3. Levi Mitchell BRYANT was born5 14 July 1865 in Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine. On 31 December 1885 he married in Brooks, Waldo Co., Maine to the former Alice May CILLEY of Brooks, Waldo Co., Maine. She was born 24 February 1864 in Brooks, Waldo Co., Maine. During their marriage they had one child. Alice passed away in 1924, possibly in Waldo, Maine and Levi passed away on 5 March 1956. Both are buried in the North Belfast Cemetery, Belfast, Maine.
 
Child of Levi M. BRYANT and Alice M. CILLEY is:
* 5. i. Everard Alton BRYANT was born 21 April 1893 in Waldo, Maine.
 
Sources & Records
5 Birth Record (Levi) - Maine Birth Records (1621-1922)
10 U.S. 1900 Census Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine
11 U.S. 1910 Census Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine
12 U.S. 1920 Census Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine
14 North Belfast Cemetery, Belfast, Waldo Co., Maine

Generation No. 4
5. Everard Alton BRYANT was born 21 April 1893 in Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine. He married the former Jenny Goldsmith LEVANSELLER, daughter of Gilbert C. LEVANSELLER of Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine. She was born on 6 January 1894. They were married on 6 October 1915 in Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine. He ran a successful typewriter servicing business. Together they had three children. Everard passed away18 on 30 January 1963 in Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine. Jenny passed away19 at the ripe old age of 100 on 3 August 1994 in Lewiston, Androscoggin Co., Maine. They are both buried in Gracelawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine.
 
Children of Everard Alton BRYANT and Jennie G. LEVANSELLER are:
* 6. i. Lilla Mae BRYANT was born 11 Jul 1916 in Waldo, Maine, and died 29 Jun 1970 in Lewiston, Maine.
  7. ii. Marion L. BRYANT was born 13 February 1918 in Maine, and died 22 January 2001 in Florida.
  8. iii. Alton G. BRYANT was born 11 August 1926 Maine, and died 23 October 1976 in Lewiston, Maine.
 
Sources & Records
15 U.S. 1920 CENSUS Lewiston, Androscoggin Co., Maine
16 U.S. 1930 CENSUS Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine
17 Gracelaw Memorial Park Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine
18 Death Record (Everard) (City Clerk), Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine
19 Death Record (Jennie) (City Clerk), Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine

Generation No. 5
6. Lilla Mae BRYANT was born20 11 Jul 1916 in Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine. After graduating from Edward Little High School in 1936, she became the Assistant Auditor for the City of Auburn. She was married24 to Edward Henry MACDONALD on 31 March 1937 in Lewiston, Androscoggin Co., Maine, he was born21 on 10 May 1916 in Lewiston, Androscoggin Co., Maine. Together they had four children, all of which are currently still living. She passed away22 on 29 June 1970 in Lewiston, Androscoggin Co., Maine. Edward died23 on 23 January 2002 in West Paris, Oxford Co., Maine. Both her and her husband are buried in Gracelawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine.
 
Children of Lilla Mae BRYANT and Edward Henry MACDONALD are:
  8. i. Living MACDONALD.
* 9. ii. Living MACDONALD.
  10. iii. Living MACDONALD.
  11. iv. Living MACDONALD.
 
Sources & Records
20 Birth Record (Lilla) Town of Waldo, Waldo Co., Maine
21 Birth Record (Edward) City of Lewiston, Androscoggin Co., Maine
22 Death Record (Lilla) City of Lewiston, Androscoggin Co., Maine
23 Death Record (Edward) Town of Norway, Oxford Co., Maine
24 Marriage Record (Lilla & Edward) City of Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine
25 Gracelaw Memorial Park Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine
26 U.S. 1930 Census - Auburn, Androscoggin Co., Maine

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