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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bryan Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Bryan Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Bryan family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bryan

William Jennings BryanWiki William Jennings Bryan (March 19, 1860?? July 26, 1925) was the Democratic Party nominee for President of the United States in 1896, 1900 and 1908, a lawyer, and the 41st United States Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson.
Arthur Q. BryanWiki Arthur Quirk Bryan (May 8, 1899 ? November 18, 1959) was a United States comedian and voice actor, remembered best for his longtime recurring role as well-spoken, wisecracking Dr.
David BryanWiki David Bryan (born David Bryan Rashbaum, February 7, 1962, Edison, New Jersey) is the keyboard player of the band Bon Jovi.
Vincent P. BryanWiki Vincent Patrick Bryan (June 22, 1878 ? April 27, 1937) was a composer and lyricist.
Charles W. BryanWiki Charles Wayland Bryan (February 10, 1867 ? March 4, 1945) was the younger brother of perennial U.
William Joel BryanWiki William Joel Bryan (December 14, 1815 ? March 3, 1903) was a Texas soldier and land owner.
Thomas BryanWiki Thomas Bryan (21 January 1882-13 October 1945) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Dora BryanWiki Dora Bryan OBE (born 7 February 1924, Southport, Lancashire, England, UK) is an English actress of stage, film and television, possibly best-known for her role as Roz in the British television series "Last of the Summer Wine".
Zachery Ty BryanWiki Zachery Tyler Bryan (born October 9, 1981) is an American actor best known for his role as Brad Taylor on the American sitcom "Home Improvement".
Brother BryanWiki James Alexander Bryan, known as Brother Bryan, (March 20, 1863, near Kingstree, South Carolina ? January 28, 1941, in Birmingham, Alabama) was a well-loved pastor of Third Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
Samuel BryanWiki Samuel Bryan (1759-1821) was a Pennsylvanian Anti-Federalist author, who wrote during the American Revolution.
John Neely BryanWiki John Neely Bryan (December 24, 1810 ? September 8, 1877) was a Presbyterian farmer, lawyer, and tradesman in the United States and founder of the city of Dallas, Texas.
Margaret BryanWiki Margaret, Baroness Bryan (c.
Goode BryanWiki Goode Bryan (August 31, 1811 ? August 16, 1885) was a planter, politician, military officer, and American Civil War general in the Confederate States Army.
Derek BryanWiki Herman Derek Bryan OBE (16 December 1910 ? 17 September 2003) was a diplomat, sinologist, lecturer, writer, translator and editor.
Joseph BryanWiki Joseph Bryan (August 18, 1773 ? September 12, 1812) was a United States Representative from Georgia.
Copeland BryanWiki Copeland Bryan (born July 14, 1983 in) is an American football defensive end for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.
George BryanWiki George Bryan (1731-1791) was a Pennsylvania businessman, statesman and politician of the Revolutionary era.
Jane BryanWiki Jane Bryan (June 11, 1918 ? April 8, 2009) was an American actress who was being prepared by the Warner Bros.
Rick BryanWiki Rick Don Bryan (March 20, 1962- July 25, 2009) was an American football defensive tackle who played for the Oklahoma Sooners and the Atlanta Falcons.
Billy BryanWiki Billy Bryan (born June 21, 1955 in Burlington, North Carolina) is a former American football center in the National Football League.
Pearl BryanWiki Pearl Bryan was a woman who was murdered in Fort Thomas, Kentucky in 1896.
Marvin BryanWiki Marvin Lee Bryan (born August 2 1975 in Paddington) is an English professional footballer.
Courtney BryanWiki Courtney Bryan (born October 2, 1984 in) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent.
Ronald BryanWiki Ronald Thurston Bryan (30 July 1898?27 July 1970) was an English cricketer.
Luke BryanWiki Thomas Luther "Luke" Bryan (born July 17, 1976 in Leesburg, Georgia) is an American country music artist.
John Heritage BryanWiki John Heritage Bryan (November 4, 1798 ? May 19, 1870) was a U.
John BryanWiki John Bryan (1911 ? 10 June 1969) was an Academy Award-winning art director and movie producer.
Daniel BryanWiki Colonel Dan Bryan (1900-1985) was an officer in the Irish Army and head of G2 (the Irish Army's intelligence section) during World War II, known in neutral Ireland as "The Emergency".
Francis BryanWiki Sir Francis Bryan (about 1490 ? 2 February 1550) was an English courtier and diplomat during the reign of Henry VIII.
Godfrey BryanWiki Godfrey James Bryan CBE (29 December 1902-4 March 1991) was an English cricketer.
Courtlandt BryanWiki Courtlandt Dixon Barnes Bryan (born April 22, 1936), better known as C.
Abraham BryanWiki Abraham Bryan, or Brian (died 1875) was a free black man whose farm on Cemetery Ridge near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, was near the epicenter of the famed Pickett's Charge during the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Paul BryanWiki Paul Bryan (born 1967) is a music producer, arranger, songwriter and bassist based in Los Angeles.
Gary BryanWiki Gary Bryan is a radio disc jockey, currently on the air in Los Angeles, California at KRTH 101.
Thomas BryanWiki Thomas Bryan was member of the Irish Republican Army hanged in Mountjoy Prison on 14 March 1921 along with six other men.
Michael BryanWiki Michael Bryan (9 April 1757, Newcastle upon Tyne - 21 March 1821, Portman Square, London) was an English art historian, art dealer and connoisseur.
Ernie BryanWiki Ernest "Ernie" Bryan (born June 6 1926, Hawarden) is a former Welsh footballer.
Johnny BryanWiki John Frederick "Johnny" Bryan (February 28, 1897July 1, 1966) was a professional football player for the Chicago Cardinals, the Chicago Bears, and the Milwaukee Badgers.
Astrid BryanWiki Astrid Maria Maurice Nuyens Bryan Jr.
Peter BryanWiki Peter Bryan is an english cannibal who comitted several murders between 1993 and 2004.
Henry Francis BryanWiki Henry Francis Bryan (May 3, 1865 - 1944) was a United States Navy Rear Admiral and the 17th governor of American Samoa.