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42. William Isaac BRYANT was born on 27 January 1887. He died on 23 May 1929 at the age of 42.

Ozark Twp, Polk Co AR in 1910, Sheet 8B
Household 177
Bryant, William, age 22, Married 2 time for 3 years. Born AR, father b. MS, mother b. AR. Farmer.
Bee, wife, age 22, has had 2 children, 1 living. b. AR, parents b. U.S.
Mildred, daughter, age 1 2/12, b. AR
Jacobs, John, brother-in-law. Age 17, b. AR. Father b. Illinois, mother b. U.S.

World War I Draft Registration. 5 Jun 1917
William Isaac Bryant of Grannis, Polk Co, AR; age 30, b. 27 Jan 1887 in Galena, AR. He was an independent farmer and had a wife and four children.
William was tall, slender, with blue eyes and black hair.

1920 Census. Ozark Twp, Polk Co, AR
Bryant, William, age 33, b. AR as were both parents
Gracie, wife, age 27, b. AR as were both parents. [William's 2nd wife was Gracie Adeline Story]
Mildred, daughter, age 11, b. AR
Carl, son, age 9
Rena, daughter, age 6
Albert, son, age 3 4/12
Dorothy, daughter, age 11/12

William Isaac BRYANT and Beatrice JACOBS were married on 4 November 1906 in Polk County, Arkansas. Beatrice JACOBS was born in 1887 in Arkansas. She died before 1912 at the age of 25.

William Isaac BRYANT and Beatrice JACOBS had the following children:

156

i.

Mildred BRYANT (private).

157

ii.

Carl Edward BRYANT (private).38

William Isaac BRYANT and Grace Adeline STORY were married on 15 September 1912. Grace Adeline STORY was born on 22 September 1892 in Arkansas. She died on 6 October 1980 at the age of 88 in Marion County, Oregon.

1900 Census. Ozark, Polk, AR, Hh 544
Obediah Story, b. Apr 1869, age 31, married 13 years, b. AR
Caroline, wife, b. Mar 1870, 30, 6 children - 5 are living [6 children are listed, had one just died? Possibly the baby, Lyda, had died - she doesn't appear in 1910]
Monroe, son, b. Nov 1887, 12
Sarah E., dau, b. Nov 1889, 10
Grace A., dau, b. Sep 1890, age 9
Hattie A., dau, b. Feb 1894, 6
Walter, son, b. Feb 1897, age 3
Lyda, dau, b. Apr 1899, age 1

1910 Census. Ozark, Polk, AR, Hh 255
Obe Story, 43, married 1 time for 20 years
Caroline, wife, 42; 11 children - 9 are living
Gracie, dau 17. Hetty, dau, 16. Walter, son 13. John, son, 10. Houston, son, 6. Evaline, dau 4. Ola, dau, age 11 months

Grace Bryant married R. E. Arnold, 29 Apr 1937, Polk Co, AR. He was 48, she was 46 - they both lived at Grannis, Polk Co.

1940 Census. Ozark, Polk AR, Hh 61
Family lived in the same place in 1935
Rubin Arnold, age 55, Farmer
Grace, wife, 49
James Bryant, stepson, age 12

William Isaac BRYANT and Grace Adeline STORY had the following children:

158

i.

Rena BRYANT (private).

159

ii.

Albert BRYANT (private).

160

iii.

Dorothy BRYANT (private).