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Name Bryan, Silas Lillard, 1822-1880
Born 04 Nov 1822
Birthplace Sperryville, Culpeper, Virginia
Father John Charles Bryan, 1790-1836
Mother Nancy June Lillard, 1788-1834
Spouse Maria Elizabeth Jennings, 1834-1896
Children Martha Cordelia Bryan, 1853-1945
Virginia Bryan, 1853-1858
John Bryan, 1855-1855
Hiram Bryan, 1856-1862
Lucinda Bryan, 1856-1856
Frances Maria "Fannie" Bryan, 1858-1934
William Jennings Bryan, 1860-1925
Russell J. Bryan, 1864-1881
Charles Wayland Bryan, 1867-1945
Nancy Lillard "Nannie" Bryan, 1869-1904
Deceased 30 Mar 1880
Deceased where Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois

Associated Records

Image of RG1101.AM - RG1101 Huntington, Harry F., 1878-1974

RG1101.AM - RG1101 Huntington, Harry F., 1878-1974

The collection contains of a book length manuscript written by Harry F. Huntington of Longmont, Colorado. The manuscript is entitled, "William Jennings Bryan, the Man I Knew," and was written by Huntington sometime around 1955. A minister and friend of William Jennings Bryan, Huntington writes about Bryan's ancestors; his childhood life in Salem, Illinois; his education; his career as a lawyer in Lincoln, Nebraska; his political life and causes; and his religious life. Huntington gives his observations of Bryan as well as other people's impressions. The manuscript contains passages of speeches given by Bryan as well as information about the Bryans donating their house, "Fairview," to the M

RG3198.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 740 photographs; This collection relates to the career and family life of William Jennings Bryan, a political figure and famous orator from Lincoln, Nebraska. This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, 1860s-1960s and undated; mostly 1890s-1910s. There are numerous photographs of William Jennings Bryan, including photographs with his family and photographs related to his political career. Among these are photographs of Bryan's public speaking style; his acceptance of the 1908 Democratic nomination for President; of Bryan as Secretary of State; and his service during the Spanish-American War. Images of memorials to Bryan, including busts by Henry George, Jr