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Ray Washington Bryant, Sr.[1, 2]

Male 1920 - 1989


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  18 April 1920  Craven, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Died  12 March 1989  Greenville, Pitt, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Age: 68 
    Agency: Pitt County Memorial Hospital 
    Buried  18 March 1989  Dover, Craven, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID  I1221  Main
    Last Modified  16 Feb 2018 

    Father  Washington Bryant,   b. 22 February 1847, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 March 1928, Craven, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Dizzer Holloway,   b. 12 July 1893, Fort Barnwell, Craven, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 January 1978, Kinston, Lenoir, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  About 1915 
    Family ID  F80  Group Sheet

    Family  Carrie Virginia Clark,   b. 15 December 1928, Craven, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1994, Greenville, Pitt, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 November 1954  Craven, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. D.L. Bryant
     2. C.C. Bryant
     3. G.B. Gillam
     4. P.D. Gillam
     5. R.W. Bryant, Jr.
    Documents
    Marriage Certificate: Ray Washington & Carrie Virginia (Clark) Bryant
    Marriage Certificate: Ray Washington & Carrie Virginia (Clark) Bryant
    Last Modified  16 Feb 2018 
    Family ID  F512  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Obituary: Ray Washington Bryant Sr.
    Obituary: Ray Washington Bryant Sr.
    Source: New Bern Sun Journal [Newbern, NC] 17 Mar. 1989

    Headstones
    Ray Washington Bryant Sr. is buried in Rose Hill Church Cemetery
    Ray Washington Bryant Sr. is buried in Rose Hill Church Cemetery

  • Notes 
    • Living in Vanceboro at time of mother's death in 1978.
    • Was a US Army veteran. [3]

    Died:
    • SSDI and the Craven County burials book both have death date as th 18th, but this is incorrect as the newspaper obit was published on the 17th.

  • Sources 
    1. [S332] FamilySearch Family Tree.
      https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LB94-L56

    2. [S191] 1930 US Census.
      "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X3SD-T1K : accessed 8 February 2018), Ray Bryant in household of Dizzie Bryant, Township 3, Craven, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 8, sheet 8A, line 45, family 129, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1683; FHL microfilm 2,341,417.

    3. [S215] "Obituary: Ray Bryant Sr." New Bern Sun Journal [Newbern, NC] 17 Mar. 1989.

    4. [S2] Social Security Death Index (FamilySearch).

    5. [S127] Craven County, North Carolina Cemeteries: Volume 2 County of Craven, Eastern North Carolina Genealogical Society, 529.

    6. [S2] Social Security Death Index (FamilySearch).
      Has Mar 12th as death date.

    7. [S359] North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 (FamilySearch).
      "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 ," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VXR1-RWM : 4 November 2017), Ray Washington Bryant and Carrie Virginia Clark, 15 Nov 1954; citing Craven, North Carolina, United States, p. , Office of Archives and History, Division of Archives and Records. State Archive of North Carolina and various county Register of Deeds; FHL microfilm 288,295.