The Descendants

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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

 

Stanley Reynolds Bryant (1913 - 2001)

 

Bryant Generation 10

Descendant # 2

 

Bryant, Stanley Reynolds and Eleanor Marie (Stager) Feb 1980

 

1.   Stanley’s parents: Courtney Smith and Maud Elise (Reynolds) Bryant

 

2.   Stanley’s birth: 16 November 1913 at his parents’ residence on Route 12 just outside the Village of Greene, Chenango County, New York.

 

Stanley’s death: Thursday, 27 September 2001 (age 87) at Piedmont Medical Center of Rock Hill, South Carolina; interred at Charlotte, North Carolina.

 

3.   Stanley’s formal education:

 

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Greene High School, Greene, Chenango County, New York; Senior Class President; graduate

 

1935

Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts.

 

4.   Stanley’s marriage:

 

     a.  To whom: Eleanor Marie Stager (photos) (more info)

 

(1)  Eleanor’s parents: Mrs. Maude H. Stager of Piano Street, Norwich, New York.

 

(2)  Eleanor’s birth: 29 January 19(14?) at St Cloud, Minnesota. 

 

Eleanor’s death: Friday, 24 October 1980 at the Charlotte, North Carolina Presbyterian Hospital from complications of heart surgery.  Memorial service 26 October at the River Hills Community Church in Clover, South Carolina.  Interment in Norwich, New York.

 

(3)  Eleanor’s formal education:

 

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Norwich High School

 

1935

Cornell University

 

(4)  Eleanor’s employment history:

 

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Norwich Chamber of Commerce; secretary and director of the credit bureau

 

 

Greene High School, Greene, Chenango County, New York; English Teacher

 

(5)  Eleanor’s addresses before marriage:

 

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St Cloud, Minnesota

 

 

Norwich, New York

 

(6) Other biographical notes on Eleanor:

 

     b.  Marriage date & location: Saturday, November 1937 at the First Congregational Church, Norwich, New York.  Reverend Dowie G. DeBoer officiated.  Of interest, Robert Burdette Bryant, Stanley’s older brother, was Best Man.

 

     c.  Children:

 

(1)  Judith Hunt Bryant: Born 1938.

 

(2)  Courtney Stager Bryant: Born 1940.

 

(3)  Pamela Reynolds Bryant: Born 1944.

 

(4)  Keith Alan Bryant: Born 1946.

 

5.   Stanley’s employment history:

 

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Employer, location, job title

 

 

Number of jobs during the depression years of the 1930s.

 

1935

Household Finance Corporation, Binghamton, New York.

 

 

Raymond Forklift Corporation, Greene, Chenango County, New York; Salesman

 

 

Raymond Corporation, Greene, Chenango County, New York; Vice President for Marketing.

 

 

Indiana (perhaps 5 years)

 

1972

Raymond Corporation, Greene, New York.

1972

1980

Carolina Handling, Inc. (the Charlotte distributor for Raymond Corp.); Vice President.  Retired.

1980

1985

Retired

1885

2000

Multi-Shifter, Inc. (subsidiary of Carolina Handling, Inc.); part time

2000

2001

Retired

 

6.   Stanley’s addresses:

 

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Address

 

 

Residing with parents in Greene, Chenango County, New York.

 

 

 

1935

 

Leonard Arms Apartments, Binghamton, New York

 

 

Greene, New York

 

 

Northbrook, Illinois

 

 

Greene, New York

 

 

432/43 Old Post Road, River Hills Plantation, Clover, South Carolina 29710

 

 

In older age resided with and was cared for by his daughter, Pam, until he need to go to a hospice.

 

7.   Stanley’s organizational affiliations:

 

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Organization, offices held

 

 

National Forklift Association; President

 

 

 

 

8.   Other biographical notes on Stanley:

 

a. Longtime friend and companion (following Eleanor's death): Maggie Williford of Lake Wylie, South Carolina.

 

1940 US Census: Stanley R. Bryant, age 26 (b. NYS) and employed as a solicitor for a finance company, was heading a household on Worden Street in the City of Binghamton, Broome County, New York.  He had completed 2 years of college, and in April 1935 he resided in Greene Township, Chenango County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eleanor A. Bryant, age 26 (b. MN), who had also completed 2 years of college and in 1935 resided at Norwich, Chenango County, New York; and daughter, Judith H. Bryant, age 1 (b. NYS).

 

 

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