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Subject: Re: Benjamin/Absolom/Lucy Cleveland

Susan Gibby
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Date Posted: Thu, Oct 24 2013, 14:23:07

>My name is Nathan Bryant and I live in Port Townsend
>I am beginning my research to Apply for membership in
>the Sons of The American Revolution, and am writing to
>request assistance.
>I am seeking the names of Lucy Clevelands Oldest Sons,
>and any info on Lucy, her marriage to Micajah Bryant
>and the location of her Grave.
>It is my belief that my family is decended from Col.
>Benjamin Cleveland. I shall follow this with "The
>short version" of my conclusion, and "The Question"
>that will tie it together and thus enable me to apply
>for membership in Sons of The American Revolution.
>Here is my belief, as it applies to my family
>connection to Col. Benjamin Cleveland:
>Col.Benjamin Cleveland
>Absolom Cleveland- Son of Benjamin Cleveland
>Lucy Cleveland-Daughter of Absolom Cleveland.Married
>Micajah Bryant {Migrated to North Georgia 1820's) Lucy
>is Col.Ben's Grandaughter and I contend, my
>Nathan R Bryant-b.1818 d.1883-My GGGrandfather- I have
>verified that he is my GGGrandfather, and have found
>and visited his Grave in Bethlehem Cemetery
>Sonoraville Georgia.
>It is quite possible that Micajah and Lucy(Cleveland)
>Bryant are buried in this cemetery as well. There is
>census evidence that Micajah and Lucy lived out their
>life in the Sonora Georgia area.In the row of (Nathan
>R.) Bryant graves, there are 6 or 7 unmarked burials
>and as such, may well include Micajah and Lucy's final
>resting place..
>James Vernon Bryant-b.1853-d.1921-My GGrandfather
>Harley Ober Bryant-b.1890-d.1950-My Grandfather
>Gerald Watson Bryant b.1921- d. 2008-My Father
>Nathan H Bryant- ME b.1962
> My Internet Genealogy research runs cold at the Names
>of Lucy and Micajah Bryants 2 oldest children- My
>Belief is that they are Nathan R Bryant and Ira
>Bryant. Verifiable by age and sex on the oldest census
>records( in Cass County{now Bartow)Georgia)as being in
>Micajah/Lucy Household as children......
>The oldest census records show them in Micajah/Lucy
>household in columns by age and sex. Spouse/children
>were not named in oldest census
>Micajah/Lucy show up in many later census, and in the
>later census's, their younger children are named(
>Nathan R Bryant-(and Ira Bryant) being the 2 oldest
>sons( my theory) naturally had grown up and were
>adults at the time of the later census' ( The ones
>that name Micajah and Lucy's younger children.)
>My Question is:
>Can we verify that Nathan R Bryant is indeed the Great
>Grandson of Col. Benjamin Cleveland ?
>If I can verify that, my eligibility to the SAR is ,
>in my opinion ,assured.
>Any Help or Info that you could provide is greatly
>Thank You,
>Nathan H Bryant Email N870@Hotmail.com
>Port Townsend, Wa

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