Family:Whitney, Elizabeth Jane (1845-1933)

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Elizabeth Jane8 Whitney (Peter7, Stephen6, Phineas5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of Peter7 and Laura S. (Farley) Whitney, was born 27 Oct 1845, Burr Oak, MI, and died 5 May 1933, Chicago, IL.

She married 2 Dec 1866, Onandaga, MI, Pulaski J. Bryan, son of Ashel and Louisa (Coomer) Bryan. He was born 24 Apr 1843, Farmington, MI, and died 9 Dec 1933, Chicago, IL.

Pulaski Bryan was a Civil War veteran. He received a pension from the U.S. government. He is buried in the Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, IL.

Children of Elizabeth Jane (Whitney) and Pulaski J. Bryan:

i. Alice May "Alla" Bryan, b. 6 Oct 1867, MI; d. 20 Jan 1948, Sherman Oaks, CA; m. George Ripley.
ii. Charles Lynn Bryan, b. 3 Sep 1869, Eaton Co., MI; d. 29 Mar 1940, San Diego Co., CA; bur. Oak Hill Memorial Park, Escondido, CA.
iii. Gladys Bryan, b. 18 Oct 1882, MI.


  • Civil War Pension File of Pulaski Bryan.
  • Illinois, Deaths & Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947;
  • California Death Index, 1940-1997;
  • Michigan, Births & Christenings Index, 1867-1911;

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