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John Herritage Bryan
Birth: Nov. 4, 1798
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 19, 1870
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA

U.S. Congressman. He attended New Bern Academy, graduated from the University of North Carolina, in 1815, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1819 and commenced to practice law in New Bern, North Carolina. He was a member of the North Carolina State Senate, (1823-24) and a trustee of the University of North Carolina, (1823-25). In 1825, he was elected as Jacksonian to the Nineteenth Congress and as an Adams to the Twentieth Congress, serving until 1829. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he practice law and was trustee of The University of North Carolina, until his death at age 71. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Bryan (1769 - 1806)
  Rachel Whitfield Herritage Bryan (1782 - 1842)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Williams Shepard Bryan (1801 - 1881)*
 
 Children:
  Francis Theodore Bryan (1823 - 1917)*
  Mary Shepard Bryan Speight (1824 - 1895)*
  John Heritage Bryan (1825 - 1891)*
  William Shepard Bryan (1827 - 1908)*
  James Pettigrew Bryan (1829 - 1887)*
  Elizabeth Heritage Bryan Lewis (1831 - 1914)*
  Charles Shepard Bryan (1832 - 1896)*
  Octavia Maria Bryan Winder (1833 - 1916)*
  Henry Ravenscroft Bryan (1836 - 1919)*
  Isabel Ann Bryan Bryan (1837 - 1919)*
  Charlotte Emily Bryan Grimes (1840 - 1920)*
  George Pettigrew Bryan (1841 - 1864)*
  Ann Shepard Bryan Syme (1845 - 1926)*
  Frederick Richard Bryan (1846 - 1863)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Bryan*
  John Herritage Bryan (1798 - 1870)
  James West Bryan (1805 - 1864)*
  Frederick Spaight Blount (1808 - 1885)**
  Alexander Clement Blount (1816 - 1912)**
  Herritage Wistar Blount (1821 - 1877)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 16, 2003
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