of Sally Cobb and Hiram Stamper
James, Thomas, Joseph, Taylor.
D Bryant August 2 1852
Kentucky,1838, Died?? Cause of death??
was the daughter of a man of English ancestry and a woman of
?. Her father and mother were both originally from Kentucky.
spent her early years in Owen County, Kentucky. She was from
a wealthy merchant family in Owen County.
met Mr Bryant in Owen County, Kentucky. Mr Bryant was orphaned
at an early age and adopted by Baptist minister Elisha Cobb,
December 16, 1850 in Owen County, Kentucky. They were married
August 2, 1852 by Elisha Cobb. Since Miss Stamper was only 14
at this time, consent was granted by her father, Hiram Stamper.
At the time of the marriage, the consent and certificate indicate
his surname as 'Bryan'. His wife used his surname until remarrying,
as well as their daughter.
only child was a daughter, Sarah F Bryan, born September 15,
died at the age of 22 in December 1855, with Hiram Stamper being
named executor of the will. She married Elijah Martin in July
1856, who became guardian of Sarah F Bryan in October 1856. After
marrying Mr Martin, she renounced provisions of the will provided
by her deceased husband.
There are no
surviving historical artifacts of Mrs Martin (Bryan).
There is no
surviving information regarding the personality of Mrs Martin