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OLIVIA LOIS ELIZABETH BRYAN (2.1.5) is the daughter of William Park Bryan and Olivia Eloise (Bateman) Bryan.  Olivia was born on July 16, 1829 in Williamson County, Tennessee.  On August 17, 1848, Olivia Bryan married John N. Roland in Williamson County, Tennessee.  John was born on December 7, 1826 in Wilson County, Tennessee and is the son of Isaac Roland and Martha (Wrenn) Roland.  John and Olivia Roland were the parents of twelve children:

  William J. Roland, b. May 26, 1849, Williamson County, Tennessee
  Martha Elizabeth Roland, b. March 15, 1851, Williamson County, Tennessee
  Sallie Julia Roland (2.1.5.3), b. November 28, 1853, Williamson County, Tenn.
  John Bryan Roland (2.1.5.4), b. September 17, 1856, Wilkinson County, Miss.
  Robert Johns Roland (2.1.5.5), b. January 13, 1858, Wilkinson County, Miss.
  Quintus M. Roland, b. February 29, 1860, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Infant, b. June 1, 1861, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Mary J. A. Roland (2.1.5.8), b. September 28, 1862, Wilkinson County, Miss.
  Infant, b. May 28, 1865, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Olivia Elizabeth Roland, b. October 6, 1867, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Thomas Alvin Roland (2.1.5.11), b. October 23, 1869, Wilkinson County, Miss.
  Charley E. Roland, b. January 6, 1871, Wilkinson County, Mississippi

In 1860, John and Olivia Roland were living in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  In 1860, John’s occupation was listed as a carpenter.  John Roland died on August 7, 1876 and Olivia (Bryan) Roland died on June 13, 1879 in Woodville, Mississippi.  John N. Roland and Olivia (Bryan) Roland were both buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.  On April 18, 1882, William J. Roland married Mary A. Lindsey (born February, 1855 in Louisiana).  Mary had a daughter prior to her marriage to William Roland: Emma Lindsey (born January, 1875, Mississippi).  From 1900 to 1910, William and Mary Roland were living in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  William J. Roland died on March 27, 1930 in Natchez, Mississippi and was buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.  Martha E. Roland died as an infant on September 20, 1852 in Williamson County, Tennessee.  Quintus Roland died as a teenager in August of 1877 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi and was buried there in the Evergreen Cemetery.  A child of John and Olivia Roland (born 1861) died on May 18, 1862 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi and was buried there in the Evergreen Cemetery.  A child of John and Olivia Roland (born 1865) died on October 31, 1865 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.

On January 15, 1900, Olivia Roland married George O. Alexander in Anson, Texas.  George and Olivia Alexander had one child:  -  Young Alexander.  Olivia (Roland) Alexander died between 1902 and 1910 and was buried in Georgia.  Charley E. Roland never married.  Charlie Roland died on November 23, 1936 in Temple, Texas and was buried in the Mount Hope Cemetery in Jones County, Texas.

References:  1)  1860, 1900 and 1910 Censuses, Wilkinson County, Mississippi;  2)  “Bryan Family History,” by Wilford A. Bryan, 1986;  3)  Family Group Sheet by John Dorroh, 1992

SALLIE JULIA ROLAND (2.1.5.3) is the daughter of John N. Roland and Olivia (Bryan) Roland.  Sallie was born on November 28, 1853 in Williamson County, Tennessee.  On September 20, 1876, Sallie Roland married John A. Lowry (born June 1, 1844 in Mississippi) in Woodville, Mississippi.  From 1880 to 1910, John and Sallie Lowry were living in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  John and Sallie Lowry were the parents of nine children:

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  John Thomas Lowry, b. 1878, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Mary Elizabeth Lowry, b. June 15, 1880, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Annie Laurie Lowry, b. January 16, 1882, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Caroline Lowry, b. January 20, 1884, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Lev Magruder Lowry, b. April, 1886, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Julia S. Lowry, b. August 28, 1887, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Marcella Tessie Lowry, b. June, 1889, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  James Cage Lowry, b. April, 1893, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  William Carter Lowry, b. April 14, 1898, Wilkinson County, Mississippi

John A. Lowry died on August 11, 1914 in Woodville, Mississippi.  In 1920, Sallie (Roland) Lowry was still living in Wilkinson County, Mississppi.  Sallie (Roland) Lowry died on April 7, 1941 in Woodville, Mississippi.  Both were buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.  On April 28, 1900, John T. Lowry married Charlotte A. Fugler.  John T. Lowry was buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.  Mary E. Lowry never married.  Mary E. Lowry died on June 19, 1938 and was buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.  On January 31, 1904, Annie Lowry married Dudley S. Leake in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  Annie (Lowry) Leake died on March 10, 1953 and was buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.  Caroline Lowry married a Mr. Murray.  Caroline (Lowry) Murray died on September 23, 1955 and was buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.  On September 26, 1909, Julia Lowry married Edward O. Day (born January 25, 1885) in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  Edward O. Day died on June 11, 1953 and Julia (Lowry) Day died on September 8, 1953.  Both were buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.  On August 28, 1910, Marcella Lowry married Charles Russell Day in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  William Lowry married Alita Rogers.  William Lowry died on July 31, 1975 and Alita (Rogers) Lowry died on January 11, 1977.  Both were buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.

References:  1)  1880, 1900, 1910 and 1920 Censuses, Wilkinson County, Mississippi;  2)  “The Journal of Wilkinson County History,” by Mrs. James V. Gross and Miss Marion Miles, 1990;  3)  Family Group Sheet by John Dorroh, 1992

JOHN BRYAN ROLAND (2.1.5.4) is the son of John N. Roland and Olivia Lois Elizabeth (Bryan) Roland.  John was born on September 17, 1856 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  On October 25, 1881, John B. Roland married Fannie James Bonney (born September, 1861 in Mississippi) in Woodville, Mississippi.  John and Fannie Roland were the parents of seven children:

  John Quintus Roland, b. October, 1882, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Eliza Elizabeth Roland, b. 1880s, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  James Clarence Roland, b. August, 1885, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Eleanor Olivia Roland, b. May, 1888, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Harry Edward Roland, b. September, 1890, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Pearl Roland, b. April, 1893, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Emma Estelle Roland, b. August, 1895, Wilkinson County, Mississippi

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From 1900 to 1920, John and Fannie Roland were living in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  Frances (Bonney) Roland died in 1923 and John Roland died on March 28, 1942 in Jackson, Louisiana.  Both were buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.  On April 5, 1903, John Q. Roland married Eva L. Jenkins in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  Eliza E. Roland died in infancy and was buried in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  Eleanor Roland married B. S. Morris.  Pearl Roland married Arthur J. Long.  Estelle Roland married a Mr. Bernard.

References:  1)  1900, 1910 and 1920 Censuses, Wilkinson County, Mississippi;  2)  Family Group Sheet by John Dorroh, 1992

ROBERT JOHNS ROLAND (2.1.5.5) is the son of John N. Roland and Olivia Lois Elizabeth (Bryan) Roland.  Robert was born on January 13, 1858 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  On December 10, 1890, Robert Roland married Fannie Pickens Treadwell in Anson, Texas.  Fannie was born on May 30, 1871 in East Point, Louisiana and is the daughter of William Henry Treadwell and Josephine Araminta (Pickens) Treadwell.  From 1900 to 1910, Robert and Fannie Roland were living in Jones County, Texas.  In 1920, Robert and Fannie Roland were living in Harris County, Texas.  Robert and Fannie Roland were the parents of seven children:

  William John Roland (2.1.5.5.1), b. September 23, 1891, Jones County, Texas
  Robert Johns Roland, Jr., b. November 3, 1893, Jones County, Texas
  Lucile Roland, b. January 30, 1895, Jones County, Texas
  Ruby Elizabeth Roland, b. December 12, 1896, Jones County, Texas
  Josephine Roland, b. July 11, 1900, Jones County, Texas
  Lora Bryan Roland, b. April 24, 1902, Jones County, Texas
  Nellie Roland, b. June 25, 1904, Jones County, Texas

Fannie (Treadwell) Roland died on August 5, 1952 in Houston, Texas and Robert J. Roland died on October 17, 1954 in Houston, Texas.  Both were buried in the Forest Park Cemetery in Houston, Texas.  In 1921, Robert J. Roland, Jr. married Mary Lou Tucker.  Robert J. Roland, Jr. married a second time to Virginia Reed.  Robert J. Roland, Jr. died on April 5, 1932 and was buried in Houston, Texas.  On July 14, 1914, Lucile Roland married Roy Hamilton.  Lucile (Roland) Hamilton died in May of 1983 and was buried in Pueblo, Colorado.

On October 22, 1923, Ruby Roland married Frederick Charles Bonewitz.  Ruby (Roland) Bonewitz died in February of 1974 and was buried in Houston, Texas.  On December 18, 1937, Josephine Roland married Sanders William Wheat.  On March 5, 1929, Lora Roland married Joseph Collier Hurley.  On December 3, 1945, Lora married a second time to John Anthony McGuire.  On September 4, 1928, Nellie Roland married John Olive Dorroh.  John and Nellie Dorroh have at least one son:  -  John Dorroh.  Nellie (Roland) Dorroh died on June 5, 1970 and was buried in Houston, Texas.  As of 1992, John Dorroh was living in Houston, Texas.

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References:  1)  1900 and 1910 Censuses, Jones County, Texas;  2)  1920 Census, Harris County, Texas;  3)  Family Group Sheet by John Dorroh, 1992

WILLIAM JOHN ROLAND (2.1.5.5.1) is the son of Robert Johns Roland and Fannie Pickens (Treadwell) Roland.  William was born on September 23, 1891 in Jones County, Texas.  On June 25, 1915, William Roland married Roxie Tucker (born 1893 in Texas).  In 1920, William and Roxie Roland were living in Harris County, Texas.  William and Roxie Roland were the parents of at least one daughter:

  Margaret Roland, b. August 15, 1917, Texas

William J. Roland died on April 15, 1950 and was buried in Houston, Texas.

References:  1)  1920 Census, Harris County, Texas;  2)  Family Group Sheet by John Dorroh, 1992

MARY JOSEPHINE AMERICA ROLAND (2.1.5.8) is the daughter of John N. Roland and Olivia Lois Elizabeth (Bryan) Roland.  Mary was born on September 28, 1862 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  On May 31, 1881, Mary Roland married William Morgan Nettles (born December 20, 1851 in Mississippi) in Woodville, Mississippi.  William and Mary Nettles were the parents of nine children:

  Mamie Nettles, b. 1882, Mississippi
  William Robert Nettles, b. May, 1884, Mississippi
  Olivia May Nettles, b. February, 1887, Mississippi
  John Edward Nettles, b. February, 1890, Mississippi
  Child, d. in infancy
  Lydia Elizabeth Nettles, b. May, 1893, Mississippi
  Minnie Leona Nettles, b. April, 1895, Mississippi
  Sally Estelle Nettles, b. January, 1898, Mississippi
  Charles Thomas Nettles, b. 1904, Mississippi

In 1900, William and Mary Nettles were living in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  Mary (Roland) Nettles died on February 6, 1910 in Natchez, Mississippi and William M. Nettles died on October 14, 1930 in Mississippi.  Both were buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.  Mamie Nettles died as an infant in 1884.  Olivia May Nettles married a Mr. Hall.  Lydia Nettles married L. M. Ashley.  Minnie Nettles married R. J. Melan.  Sally Nettles married A. C. Stewart.

References:  1)  1900 Census, Wilkinson County, Mississippi;  2)  Family Group Sheet by John Dorroh, 1992

THOMAS ALVIN ROLAND (2.1.5.11) is the son of John N. Roland and Olivia Lois Elizabeth (Bryan) Roland.  Thomas was born on October 23, 1869 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  On June 18, 1891, Thomas Roland married Leona L. Miller (born June 16, 1872, Mississippi) in Woodville, Mississippi.  Thomas and Leona Roland were the parents of five children:

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  Eva Weatherell Roland (2.1.5.11.1), b. May 10, 1892, Mississippi
  William Graham Roland, b. December, 1894, Mississippi
  Thomas Alvin Roland, Jr., b. January, 1898, Mississippi
  James Sessions Roland, b. 1901, Wilkinson County, Mississippi
  Sam Stockett Roland, b. 1903, Wilkinson County, Mississippi

From 1900 to 1910, Thomas and Leona Roland were living in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  Leona (Miller) Roland died on October 26, 1904 and was buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.  On October 28, 1905, Thomas Roland married a second time to Rosa May McNeely (born 1888) in St. Francisville, Louisiana.  In 1920, Thomas and Rosa Roland were living in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  Thomas Roland died on April 7, 1941 in Woodville, Mississippi and Rosa (McNeely) Roland died on May 10, 1974.  Both were buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.  Sam S. Roland died in 1972 and was buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.

References:  1)  1900, 1910 and 1920 Censuses, Wilkinson County, Mississippi;  2)  Family Group Sheet by John Dorroh, 1992

EVA WETHERELL ROLAND (2.1.5.11.1) is the daughter of  Thomas Alvin Roland and Leona L. (Miller) Roland.  Eva was born on May 10, 1892 in Mississippi.  Eva Weatherell Roland married Eugene N. McNeely (born August 8, 1890 in Mississippi).  Eugene and Eva McNeely were the parents of at least two children:

  Leona May McNeely, b. 1914, Mississippi
  Thomas G. McNeely, b. 1915, Mississippi

In 1920, Eugene and Eva McNeely were living in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.  Eugene McNeely died on April 11, 1973 and Eva (Roland) McNeely died on January 21, 1974.  Both were buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, Mississippi.

References:  1)  1920 Census, Wilkinson County, Mississippi;  2)  Family Group Sheet by John Dorroh, 1992

HARBERT ALEXANDER BRYAN (2.1.6) is the son of William Park Bryan and Elizabeth Ann (Oliver) Bryan.  Harbert was born on March 31, 1833 in Williamson County, Tennessee.  On March 20, 1859, Harbert Bryan married Sarah Ann Hudson (born 1842 in Arkansas).  In 1860, Harbert and Sarah Bryan were living in Bell County, Texas.  After 1860, Harbert and Sarah Bryan moved to San Saba County, Texas and later moved to Hill County, Texas near Osceola, Texas.  During the Civil War, Harbert Bryan served in the Confederate Army.  Harbert mustered into service at Lampasas, Texas and rode his horse to Tennessee, serving with a unit from Franklin, Tennessee.  Harbert and Sarah Bryan were the parents of at least one son:

  Edward Floyd Bryan

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Harbert Bryan died on September 23, 1901 and Sarah (Hudson) Bryan died in 1918.  Both were buried in the Covington Cemetery in Covington, Texas.  Edward Bryan has at least one daughter:  -  Eva Rosalyne Bryan.  Eva Bryan married a Mr. Hutton and they have one daughter:  -  Debra Hutton.  Harbert’s great granddaughter, Connie (Bryan) Alexander, has his official receipt for his horse, saddle and tack equipment.  Harbert Bryan is the grandfather of Wilford A. Bryan.  As of 1992, Wilford Bryan was living in Dallas, Texas.

References:  1)  1860 Census, Bell County, Texas;  2)  “Bryan Family History,” by Wilford A. Bryan, 1986;  3)  Email, Debra Hutton to Robert Casey, October, 1999

MARY JANE BRYAN (2.1.10) is the daughter of William Park Bryan and Elizabeth (Oliver) Bryan.  Mary was born on April 24, 1839 in Williamson County, Tennessee.  Mary Bryan married James F. Skinner.  James Skinner served in the Civil War.  James and Mary Skinner were the parents of at least twelve children (eight living in 1940):

  Sarah J. “Winnie” Skinner, b. 1862, Texas
  Mary C. Skinner, b. 1864, Texas
  Daughter (married Jim Thackston)
  A. B. Skinner
  Joseph H. Skinner, b. 1870, Texas
  John F. Skinner (2.1.10.6), b. May 13, 1873, Texas
  Thomas R. Skinner, b. 1875, Texas
  Amanda Skinner, b. March, 1878, Texas
  Julia Skinner, b. December, 1880, Texas

In 1880, James and Mary Skinner were living in Gonzales County, Texas.  James F. Skinner died in 1899.  In 1900, Mary (Bryan) Skinner was living with her two daughters, Amanda and Julia Skinner, in Gonzales County, Texas.  Mary (Bryan) Skinner died on March 17, 1940 in Gonzales, Texas and was buried near Bebe, Texas.  On July 15, 1881, Sarah J. “Winnie” Skinner married B. E. Keith in Gonzales County, Texas.  In 1940, Winnie (Skinner) Keith was living in Morales, Texas.  On October 16, 1883, Mary Skinner married R. S. McCoy in Gonzales County, Texas.  In 1940, Mary (Skinner) McCoy was living in Winters, Texas.  As of 1940, A. B. Skinner was living in Bebe, Texas.

As of 1940, Joseph H. Skinner was living in Karnes City, Texas.  As of 1940, Thomas R. Skinner was living in Westhoff, Texas.  As of 1940, Amanda (Skinner) Oaks was living in San Antonio, Texas.  Amanda Skinner married a Mr. Oaks.  Another daughter of James and Mary Skinner married Jim Thackston (Julia Skinner is likely).  In 1940, Mrs. Jim Thackston was living in Corpus Christi, Texas.

References:  1)  1880 and 1900 Censuses, Gonzales County, Texas;  2)  “The Houston Chronicle,” 1940;  3)  “South Texas Genealogical and Historical Society Quarterley,” September, 1977, September, 1978, Page 29;  4)  “Bryan Family History,” by Wilford A. Bryan, 1986

JOHN F. SKINNER (2.1.10.6) is the son of James F. Skinner and Mary Jane (Bryan) Skinner.  John was born on May 13, 1873 in Texas.  John F. Skinner married a woman named, Mary V. Skinner (born October 4, 1871 in Texas).  From 1900 to 1910, John and Mary Skinner were living in Gonzales County, Texas.  John and Mary Skinner were the parents of at least three children:

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  Walter R. Skinner, b. 1897
  Maude Skinner, b. April, 1898
  Upton Skinner, b. 1901

John F. Skinner died on July 8, 1946 and was buried in the Gonzales Masonic Cemetery in Gonzales, Texas.

References:  1)  1900 and 1910 Censuses, Gonzales County, Texas;  2)  “The Houston Chronicle,” 1940;  3)  “South Texas Genealogical and Historical Society Quarterley,” March, 1977, Page 148, 4)  “Bryan Family History,” by Wilford A. Bryan, 1986

HENRY MORROW BRYAN (2.2) is the son of Samuel Bryan and Margaret Bryan.  On January 3, 1835, Henry M. Bryan was mentioned as owning land adjacent to land being sold by his brother, William P. Bryan.  This deed states that William P. Bryan sold 70 acres of land to Philip Cloud (?) of Williamson County, Tennessee “touching (the) west corner of Henry M. Bryan.”  On December 5, 1838, Henry M. Bryan purchased 50 acres of land from his brother, William P. Bryan, in Davidson County, Tennessee for $500.  On January 15, 1839, Henry “Morrow” Bryan sold 50 acres of land to Joseph F. Hill in Davidson County, Tennessee for $700.  Henry M. Bryan died shortly prior to October 27, 1850 when sale of property from his state was recorded in Davidson County, Tennessee.  Among those purchasing from Henry’s estate include:  John M. Bryan, Samuel Pinkerton, Joseph Pinkerton and Elizabeth Pinkerton.

References:  1)  Deed, Davidson County, Tennessee, William P. Bryan to Philip Cloud (?), Deed Book N, Page 176, 1835;  2)  Deed, Davidson County, Tennessee, William P. Bryan to Henry M. Bryan, Deed Book O, Page 467, 1838;  3)  Deed, Davidson County, Tennessee, Henry Morrow Bryan to Joseph F. Hill, Deed Book O, Page 495, 1839;  4)  Will Book, Davidson County, Tennessee, Account of Sales, Henry M. Bryan, Pages 139 and 140, Pages 173 - 177 and Page 514, 1851