Looking for
Johnny Bryson
of Cherokee Co., NC,
Great-grandfather of a descendant b. in 1941


Page Updated 30 Dec 2007


The following outline represents one Bryson family located in the 1870 census of the town of Murphy in Beaverdam Township, Cherokee County, North Carolina. The presence there of several other Bryson families, however, several of which have sons named John, means that this is not guaranteed to be the sought-for family of the Johnny Bryson who married the Miss Moore.



3.00--William Bryson, b. ca. 1822 in NC [age 48 in the 1 Jul 1870 census of Murphy P. O., Beaverdam Twp., Cherokee Co., NC]; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk. date/place to Sarah Ann (nee unk., b. ca. 1829 in NC [age 41 in the 1 Jul 1870 census of Murphy P. O., Beaverdam Twp., Cherokee Co., NC]; d. unk.; bd. unk.); at least 8 ch.;

4.01--Margaret Bryson, b. ca. 1852 [age 18 in the 1 Jul 1870 census of Murphy P. O., Beaverdam Twp., Cherokee Co., NC]; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk.; unk. ch.

4.02--James Bryson, b. ca. 1854 [age 16 in the 1 Jul 1870 census of Murphy P. O., Beaverdam Twp., Cherokee Co., NC]; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk.; unk. ch.

4.03--Goldman Bryson, b. ca. 1855 [age 15 in the 1 Jul 1870 census of Murphy P. O., Beaverdam Twp., Cherokee Co., NC]; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk.; unk. ch.

4.04--Samuel Bryson, b. ca. 1856 [age 14 in the 1 Jul 1870 census of Murphy P. O., Beaverdam Twp., Cherokee Co., NC]; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk.; unk. ch.

4.05--Nancy Bryson, b. ca. 1859 [age 11 in the 1 Jul 1870 census of Murphy P. O., Beaverdam Twp., Cherokee Co., NC]; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk.; unk. ch.

4.06--John Bryson, b. ca. 1861[age 9 in the 1 Jul 1870 census of Murphy P. O., Beaverdam Twp., Cherokee Co., NC]; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk.; unk. ch.

4.07--William Bryson, Jr., b. ca. 1865 [age 5 in the 1 Jul 1870 census of Murphy P. O., Beaverdam Twp., Cherokee Co., NC]; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk.; unk. ch.

4.08--Martha Bryson, b. ca. 1869 [age 1 in the 1 Jul 1870 census of Murphy P. O., Beaverdam Twp., Cherokee Co., NC]; d. unk.; bd. unk.; m. unk.; unk. ch.









Some Pertinent Census Data

From the 30 Jun/1 Jul 1870 Federal Census of
Murphy P. O., Beaverdam Twp., Cherokee Co., NC

Res/Fam
Name
Race/
Sex
Age
Est.
DOB
fr.Age

POB
Occ/Trade
 Profssn.
John M. Gwin Comments
13/13
Levi  Moore wm
68


NC

Rutha Moore wf
70


NC

Martha Moore wf
18


NC Martha Moore, 18, is definitely a candidate to be the future bride of Johnny Bryson.

John Moore wm
16


NC
14/14
Levi A. Moore wm
32


NC

Lucy Moore wf
31


NC

Caroline Moore wf
12


NC Caroline Moore, 12, is definitely a candidate to be the future bride of Johnny Bryson.

Samuel Moore wm
7


NC

William Moore wm
4


NC

54/54
Samuel Bryson
wm
46
1824
NC
farmer


Mary Bryson wf
33
1837
IL
keeping house


Elizabeth Bryson wf
14
1856
NC at home

Martha Bryson wf
12
1858
NC at home

Malissa Bryson wf
10
1860
NC at home

Rachel Bryson wf
8
1862
NC


John S. Bryson wm
5
1865
NC
John S. Bryson, 5, is definitely a candidate to be our Johnny.

Margaret Bryson wf
3
1867
NC


George Bryson wm
5mo.
ca. Jan
1870
NC

56/56
Isaac Moore
wm
61
1809
NC farmer


Rachel Moore wf
47
1823
NC keeping house


Andrew Moore wm
30
1840
NC no occupation


Margaret Moore wf
25
1845
NC no occupation Margaret Moore, 25, is possibly a candidate to be the future bride of Johnny Bryson.

Stephen Moore wm
18
1852
NC farm laborer


Emily Moore wf
6
1864
NC
Emily Moore, 6, is definitely a candidate to be the future bride of Johnny Bryson.
65/66
William Bryson wm
48
1822
NC farmer


Sarah Ann Bryson wf
41
1829
NC keeping house


Margaret Bryson wf
18
1852
NC attending school


James Bryson wm
16
1854
NC farm laborer


Goldman Bryson wm
15
1855
NC at home


Samuel Bryson wm
14
1856
NC farm laborer


Nancy Bryson wf
11
1859
NC attending school

John Bryson wm
9
1861
NC
John Bryson, 9, is definitely a candidate to be our Johnny.

William Bryson, Jr.
wm
5
1865
NC


Martha Bryson wf
1
1869
NC


Address/
Res/Fam
Name
RHoH
Race
/Sex
Age
DOB
MS
#yrs
md.
#ch/
#lvg.
POB
S/F/M
Yr.
Imm.
Yrs.
inUS
Nat-
ztn.
Occ/Trade
Profssn.
John M. Gwin Comments








































































































































Crisps living in Murphy P.O., Cherokee Co., NC, in a search of the 1930 census.


Robert L Crisp Minnie O Murphy, Cherokee, NC abt.1890 North Carolina Head
William N Crisp Mary A Murphy, Cherokee, NC abt 1867 North Carolina Head
William Crisp Candace Murphy, Cherokee, NC abt 1890 North Carolina Head
Henry A Crisp Amy Murphy, Cherokee, NC abt 1855 North Carolina Head
John H Crisp Clara Murphy, Cherokee, NC abt 1890 North Carolina Head
James H Crisp Marthe M Murphy, Cherokee, NC abt 1873 North Carolina Head