Clayton J. Bryant Blacksmithing History




My Father

Joseph H. Bryant


(June 22, 1931 - ) Thorndike, ME


Invented Bryant Sand Spreaders, owner
Bryant Stove and Music Inc.- BryantStove.com
A Visit To Bryant Stove Museum

Father: Joseph Franklin Bryant
Mother: Clara V. Wadsworth

Family: 1
Eight Children






My Grandfather

Joseph Franklin Bryant

(April 16,1887 - May 1970) Knox, ME
Blacksmith Shop , saw mill, Invented and made Hand Crank Dump Body Hoist,
harvested ice in the winter on Halfmoon Stream Pond behind his saw mill dam
( Jan 13,1911 Sold 128 cakes of ice for $2.56 ) and plowed snow for the town.

Pictures inside OLD Blacksmith Shop

One of his sales account books list
Aug 22,1904 - Setting one (horse) shoe - $.10
Oct 3, 1904 - One pair of (horse) shoes - $2.00

Father: Silas Putnam Bryant
Mother: Myra Thompson

BIRTH: April 16,1887
DEATH: May 1970
BURIAL: The Knox Ridge Cemetery

Family: 1 Edith S. Stewart

Family: 2 Clara V. Wadsworth
1. Omar Bryant
2. Louise Bryant
3. Joseph Harvey Bryant
4. Eleanor Bryant
They also adopted Lesley E. ( Brown) Bryant and raised Lida ( White ) Yeaton

Family: 3 Mary Holtham




My Great Grandfather

Silas Putnam Bryant

(1852 - 1933) Knox, ME
Blacksmith Shop, Farmer and worked oxen

Picture of Silas Bryant's OLD Blacksmith Bellows

Father: John Cudworth Bryant
Mother: Emeline J Putman

BIRTH: 1852
DEATH: 1933
BURIAL: The Knox Ridge Cemetery
Family: 1 Myra Thompson
1. Joseph Bryant
2. Omar Bryant
3. Charles Bryant
4. Edith Bryant

Family: 2 Anna V.




My GG Grandfather

John Cudworth Bryant (Jr)

(19 July 1820 - 9 Dec 1881 Knox, ME)
Lived in Knox, Maine a Farmer

Father: John Bryant
Mother: Hannah Weed

BIRTH: 19 July 1820
MARRIAGE: Emeline J Putman on 13 Feb 1851 in Freedom, Waldo Co., ME
DEATH: 9 Dec 1881 Knox, ME
BURIAL: The Knox Ridge Cemetery










My GGG Grandfather

John Cudworth Bryant

(2 June 1798 - 26 Dec 1888 Montville, Waldo, ME)
He was the first child born in town of Knox and lived in Knox, Maine

Father: Cudworth Bryant
Mother: Sarah Clark

BIRTH: 2 June 1798
DEATH: 26 Dec 1888 Montville, Waldo, ME
BURIAL: The Halldale Cemetery

MARRIAGE: He Was Married to Hannah Weed in 1819 Knox, ME

Family
1. John Cudworth Bryant
2. Samuel Bryant
3. Annah J. Bryant
4. James C Bryant
5. Joseph Franklin Bryant







My GGGG Grandfather

Cudworth Bryant (Sr)

(15 Nov 1774 - 25 Aug 1847)

Father: David Bryant
Mother: Lydia Cudworth

They were the first settlers of Knox, Maine 1799 & parents of the first child born in the town

BIRTH: 15 Nov 1774, Bristol, Lincoln, ME
DEATH: 25 Aug 1847, Knox, Waldo, ME
BURIAL: The Knox Ridge Cemetery

MARRIAGE: He Was Married to Sarah Clark on 5 Sep 1797, Nobleboro, ME

Family
1. John Bryant
2. Jane Bryant
3. David Bryant
4. Cudworth Bryant
5. Sarah Bryant
6. Hiram Bryant
7. Benjamin Bryant
8. James Bryant



My GGGGG Grandfather

David Bryant (III)

(1729 - 1778) Round Pond Cemetery- Bristol, Maine

Father: David Bryant
Mother: Hannah Turner

BIRTH: 1729 in Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA
DEATH: 1778, Bristol, Lincoln, Me
BURIAL: Round Pond Cemetery- Bristol, Maine

MARRIAGE: He Was Married to Lydia Cudworth on 6 Feb 1755 in Freetown, Bristol Co., MA

Family
1. Hiram Bryant
2. Lydia Bryant
3. Zilphia Bryant
4. Dorothy Bryant
5. David Bryant
6. Abigail Bryant
7. Jacob Bryant
8. Anne Bryant
9. Amasa Bryant
10. Cudworth Bryant



My GGGGGG Grandfather

David Bryant (Jr)

(14 Feb 1706-07 in Scituate, MA - Death ? Bristol. ME)

Note: 1740, was listed as a farmer of Scituate, 1743 he is in Freetown, and about 1664, he and family remove from Freetown to Bristol, Maine.

Father: David Bryant
Mother: Hannah Stover

BIRTH: 14 Feb 1706-07 in Scituate, Plymouth, MA
DEATH: in Bristol, Lincoln Co., ME
CHRISTENING: 1 Oct 1710, Scituate, Plymouth, MA

MARRIAGE: He Was Married to Hannah Turner on 16 Jan 1728, Hannah was of Hanover, MA at time of marriage.

Family
1. David Bryant
2. Elizabeth Bryant
3. Jonathan Bryant
4. Hannah Bryant
5. Ruth Bryant
6. Anne Bryant
7. Lemuel Bryant
8. Ruth Bryant
9. John Bryant
10. William Bryant


My GGGGGGG Grandfather


David Bryant (Sr)

(17 Aug 1684 Scituate, MA - 21 Jun 1731 Scituate, MA )

Father: John Bryant
Mother: Mary Battelle

BIRTH: 17 Aug 1684 Scituate, Plymouth, MA
DEATH: 21 Jun 1731 Scituate, Plymouth, MA

MARRAGE: He Was Married to Hannah Stover on 31 Jul 1705 at Scituate, Plymouth, MA

Family
1. David Bryant
2. Elizabeth Bryant
3. Mary Bryant
4. Jacob Bryant
5. Barsheba Bryant
6. Deborah Bryant



My GGGGGGGG Grandfather

John BRYANT (Jr.)

(BIRTH: 17 Aug 1644, Scituate, Plymouth, MA -DEATH: 26 Jan 1706, Scituate, Plymouth, MA)

Father: John Bryant
Mother: Mary Lewis

BIRTH: BIRTH: 17 Aug 1644, Scituate, Plymouth, MA
DEATH: 26 Jan 1706, Scituate, Plymouth, MA
CHRISTENING: 23 Mar 1649, Scituate, Plymouth, MA

MARRAGE: He was married to Mary Battelle on 20 Mar 1676/77 in Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA

Family
1. John Bryant
2. Jonathan Bryant
3. Mary Bryant
4. David Bryant
5. Joshua Bryant
6. Samuel Bryant
7. Martha Bryant



My GGGGGGGGG Grandfather

John BRYANT (Sr. (1)

(BIRTH: ABT 1618, in East Greenwich, Co. Kent, England - DEATH: 20 Nov 1684, Scituate, Plymouth, MA)

Mary was the first of three wives, they had 6 children.
He had 2 children with Elizabeth Wetherell
He had 11 children with Mary Hyland his third wife, 19 children in all
A house carpenter, John was one of 40 proprietors of Cohannett of New Plymouth, Cohannett was incorporated as Taunton

Read all about John Sr. of Scituate, Ma.

Father: John Bryant
Mother: Grace Wayford

BIRTH: BIRTH: ABT 1614, Barbados, Dover, England
DEATH: 20 Nov 1684, Scituate, Plymouth, MA

Family 1 Mary Lewis, 14 Nov 1643 in Scituate, MA.
1. John Bryant
2. Hannah Bryant
3. Sarah Bryant
4. Mary Bryant
5. Martha Bryant
6. Samuel Bryant

Family 2 Elizabeth Wetherell, 22 Dec 1657, Scituate, Plymouth, MA
1. Daniel Bryant
2. Mary Bryant

Family 3 Mary Hyland, 1 Apr 1664, Scituate, Plymouth, MA
1. Elizabeth Bryant
2. Joseph Bryant
3. Benjamin Bryant
4. Joseph Bryant
5. Jabez Bryant
6. Ruth Bryant
7. Thomas Bryant
8. Deborah Bryant
9. Agatha Bryant
10. Elisha Bryant



My GGGGGGGGGG Grandfather

John BRYANT (Jr.)

ABT 1578 - ?

Father: John Bryant
Mother: Rose Church

BIRTH: Abt 1578 in Bampton, Co. Devonshire, England
MARRIAGE: Grace Wayford b: Abt 1582 in Bampton, Co. Devonshire, England
DEATH: Y

Family
1. John Bryant



My GGGGGGGGGGG Grandfather

John BRYANT (Sr.)

ABT 1553- ?

Father: Robert Bryant
Mother: Eleanor Blendish

BIRTH: Abt 1553 in Bampton, Co. Devonshire, England
DEATH: Y
MARRIAGE: Rose Church

Family
1. John Bryant



My GGGGGGGGGGGG Grandfather

Robert BRYANT

BEF 1532- ?

BIRTH: BEF 1532
DEATH: Y
MARRIAGE: Eleanor Blendish

Family
1. John Bryant

New England Bryant Genealogy Site



Gridley Bryant

( 26 Aug 1789 Scituate, MA - 13 June 1867 )
was a descendant of John Bryant and was the inventor of
The First Railroad in America in Quincy, Massachusetts around 1826.



About Gridley Bryant

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