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William Smith BRYAN

Male 1579 - 1667  (~ 88 years)


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  • Name William Smith BRYAN 
    Born Jun 1579  County Clare, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number LCFV-NCW 
    Died Jun 1667  Gloucester County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery, White Marsh, Gloucester County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) "A Biographical Pedigree by Edward A. Bryan," in "A Brief History of the Bryan Family" <https://alistairgraham.com/FamilyTree/Bryan%20Family%20History.html>:

      [Sir Francis Bryan II's] son, William Smith Bryan, was called "Prince William of Ireland" by his followers. During the Puritan rebellion he attempted to gain the throne of Ireland and was deported by Cromwell in 1650. Together with his family and a shipload of household goods, he was dropped off on Gloucester Beach, Virginia. He had eleven sons.

      (2) www.findagrave.com:

      William Smith Bryan
      Birth: Jun 1579, County Clare, Ireland
      Death: Jun 1667 (aged 87-88), Gloucester County, Virginia, USA
      Burial: Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery, White Marsh, Gloucester County, Virginia, USA

      Sir William Bryan was born Jun 1579 in County Clare, Ireland, the son of Sir Francis and Lady Ann Smith Bryan. He married about 1625 in County Clare, Lady Catherine Morgan, the daughter of Major General Sir Thomas and Lady Catherine Herbert Morgan. He died in the year 1680 in Gloucester County, Virginia Colony at the age of 68.

      Children:

      • John Smith Bryan, 1626, Md Sarah Brinker, Died Isle of Wight County, Virginia

      • Edmund Bryan, 1627-1690

      • James Bryan, 1629-1689, Died Virginia Colony

      • Margaret Bryan, 1631-1694, Died Gloucester County, Virginia

      • William Smith Bryan, 1648, Born Isle of Wight, Virginia, Died Pasquotank County, North Carolina

      • Thomas Bryan, Sr, Born 1652 Isle of Wight, Virginia

      • Morgan Bryan

      • David Bryan

      • Catherine Bryan

      • Lydia Bryan

      • Henry Bryan

      • Richard Bryan

      Family Members: Parents: Francis Bryan (1549-1640), Ann Smith Bryan (1549-1635); Spouse: Catherine Morgan Bryan (1603-1680, m. 1625); Children: John Smith Bryan (1626-1687), Francis Bryan (1630-1694)

      Created by: John Wilhite
      Added: 2 Dec 2017
      Find a Grave Memorial: 185655418
    Person ID I47274  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 

    Father Francis BRYAN, II,   b. 11 Jun 1549, County Clare, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1640, Gloucester County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Ann SMITH 
    Married Abt 1580  County Clare, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine MORGAN,   b. Jun 1603, County Clare, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1680, Gloucester County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Children 
     1. Francis BRYAN, III,   b. 1630, County Clare, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1693, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland [now Northern Ireland] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F20366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart