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Near Ona in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

The Bryan Family

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2018
1. The Bryan Family Marker
Inscription. North of here (1826-28) lived John and Nancy Bryan, grandparents of William Jennings Bryan, the Great Commoner. They moved to Gallipolis Ferry where they died; John, 1834; Nancy in 1832. Buried nearby in the Yatesmont Cemetery.
 
Erected 1979 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 38° 25.071′ N, 82° 13.698′ W. Marker is near Ona, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is on Midland Trail (U.S. 60) just east of Sherry Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ona WV 25545, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woody Williams Bridge (approx. 3.4 miles away); Old Toll House (approx. 3.6 miles away); Battle of Barboursville (approx. 3.6 miles away); Nancy Cartmill Gardens (approx. 3.6 miles away); Barboursville Engagement (approx. 3.7 miles away); Barboursville (approx. 3.7 miles away); Mud River Covered Bridge (approx. 5.1 miles away); Harshbarger Corner (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
Regarding The Bryan Family. William Jennings Bryan was an American orator and politician from Nebraska. Beginning in 1896, he emerged as a dominant force
The Bryan Family Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2018
2. The Bryan Family Marker
in the Democratic Party, standing three times as the party’s nominee for President of the United States. He also served in the United States House of Representatives and as the United States Secretary of State under Woodrow Wilson. Just before his death he gained national attention for attacking the teaching of evolution in the Scopes Trial. Because of his faith in the wisdom of the common people, he was often called “The Great Commoner.” —Wikipedia
 
Additional keywords. William Jennings Bryan
 
Categories. GovernmentPolitics
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
 
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