Laura Harrison Jack Bryan

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Guy Morrison Bryan
Born Jan. 12, 1821, at Herculaneum, MO.
Moved to Texas in 1831,
Died at Austin, Texas,
June 4, 1901

Laura Harrison Jack
Wife of Guy Morrison Brayn
Born Jan. 13, 1839,
in Brazoria Co., Tex.
Died January 1, 1872,
at Galveston, Tex.
Full Name: Laura Harrison Jack Bryan
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 1 (C1)
Row:J  Number:20
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of Guy Morrison Bryan 
Birth Date: January 13, 1839 
Died: January 1, 1872 
Buried:  
 
BRYAN, LAURA HARRISON JACK (1839~1872) Laura Harrison Jack Bryan, wife of Guy Morrison Bryan, was born to William Houston and Laura Harrison Jack on January 13, 1839, in Brazoria County, Texas. On October 20, 1858, Miss Jack married Guy Morrison Bryan, nephew of Stephen F. Austin and former member of the Texas Legislature. Shortly after their marriage, the Bryans moved to Washington, D. C., where Guy Morrison was representing the Western District of Texas in the United States Congress. Following their return to Texas in 1860, the Bryans moved to Galveston, where Laura stayed while her husband was away during the Civil War. While living in Galveston, Laura died on January 1, 1872. The Bryans had five children, William Jack Bryan; Emily Bryan; Laura Harrison Bryan Parker; Hally Ballinger Bryan Perry, co-founder of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas; and Guy Morrison Bryan. Laura and Guy are buried in the Texas State Cemetery with two of their daughters, Laura Parker and Hally Perry, and next to Laura’s parents, William Houston and Laura Harrison Jack.

Information taken from Laura Harrison Jack webpage at http://www.bchm.org/Gene/d0001/g0006635.html and William Houston Jack webpage from the San Jacinto Museum website at http://www.sanjacinto-museum.org/kemp/v430/html.
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