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Courtney Smith Bryant



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Stephen Bryant - Gen 1 in America

Abigail (Bryant) Bryant - Gen 2

John Bryant - Gen 2 (immigrant)

Samuel Bryant - Gen 3

Nathaniel Bryant I - Gen 4

Nathaniel Bryant II - Gen 5

Nathaniel Bryant III - Gen 6

Rodman Bryant - Gen 7

Orris Willoughby Bryant - Gen 8

Courtney Smith Bryant - Gen 9

Maud Elise (Reynolds) Bryant - Gen 9


Lincoln Oris Bryant (1916 - 1999)



Bryant Generation 10

Descendant # 3


Bryant, Lincoln and Margaret (Biles) wedding - 5 Oct


1.†† Lincolnís parents: Courtney Smith and Maud Elise (Reynolds) Bryant of Greene, Chenango County, New York.


2.†† Lincolnís birth: 1 May 1916 at his parentsí residence on Route 12 outside the Village of Greene, Chenango County, New York.


†††† Lincolnís death: In declining health and weight for some time, Lincoln died at 2 A.M. on 20 March 1999, age 82, at the New York State Veteranís Home in Oxford, Chenango County, New York.His remains were cremated by Root Funeral Home in Greene, with interment of ashes in the Bryant plot, Sylvan Lawn Cemetery, Greene, New York.A memorial service was held 22 March at the First Congregational Church, Greene, New York with Reverend John Cooper-Martin officiating.


3.†† Lincolnís formal education:




School Name, Location, Diploma/Degree






Greene High School, Greene, New York; graduate.Would have graduated in 1935, but Lincoln put a priority on extracurricular activities (tennis, football, dancing) at the expense of school work, necessitating that he redo of some course work to have enough credits to graduate.


4.†† Lincolnís military service




School Name, Location, Diploma/Degree



US Army Air Corps during World War II; aircraft mechanic on B-25 bombers at Frederick Army Air Field, Oklahoma. Later he was stationed at Waco, Texas.


5.†† Lincolnís marriage:


†††† a.To whom: Margaret Adelle Biles (photos)(more info) of Greene, New York.

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(1.Margaretís parents:Clarence Emery and Christine (Irvine) Biles of Greene, New York.


(2.Margaretís birth: During a snow storm in 1925 (8 Ĺ lb.) at home on the family farm on Laurel Road outside Greene, Chenango County, New York. (J.A. Biles Bible date is different)


†††† b.When and where: 1946 at the First Congregational Church, Greene, Chenango County, New York.


†††† c.Children:


(1)Dale Evin Bryant: Born 23 August 1947.


(2)    Marlin Elizabeth Bryant: Born 1952.


(3)William Reynolds Bryant: Born 1953.




5.†† Lincolnís employment history:




Employer, location, job title






US Army Air Corps during World War II






Binghamton Psychiatric Center, Binghamton, New York; Psycho Therapist.Part time Dance Instructor for Arthur Murray, Fred Astair and Latin American Studios. Organized Tri Cities Dance Club. Life time member of Cotillion Dance Club.



Sylvan Lawn Cemetery, Greene, New York; grounds keeper.


6.†† Lincolnís addresses:







Greene, New York



Oklahoma & Texas while serving in the US Army during World War II.



1768 S. Emerson Street, Denver, Colorado.Returned to Greene in December 1947, soon after taking up residence in Binghamton.



Binghamton, Broome County, New York; moved 1 June 1953



Greene, New York


7.†† Lincolnís organizational affiliations:




Organization, offices held



First Congregational Church of Greene, New York.



American Legion Post 629, Greene, New York; was Post Commander at one time.



Eastern Light Lodge 126 of Free and Accepted Masons, Greene, New York.



Royal Arch Nation, Chapter 106, Greene, New York.



Binghamton Council #24, Cryptic Masons of New York State.



Knights Templar #46, Norwich, New York.



United Commercial Traveler (UTC) Union #227, Binghamton, New York.


8.†† Other biographical notes on Lincoln:



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