1. Bryan Coleman1 Smithson was born in San Antonio, TX December 31, 1862. Bryan died December 31, 1951 in Alva, Woods Co, OK, at 89 years of age.
He married Minnie Elma Clapp in Greensburg, KS, October 19, 1886. Minnie was born in VanBuren Co, Iowa July 20, 1870. Minnie was the daughter of Uriah Clapp and Mary Matilda Godown. Minnie died November 6, 1929 in Alva, Woods Co, OK, at 59 years of age. In the 1900 census Liberty Twp, Woods Co OK page 199, Bryan (age 47, should be 37) is recorded with his wife Minnie (age 29), Martha (age 11), Mary (age 10), Bertha (age 9), William (age 7), Carl (age 4), and Lena (age 1). They have been married for 13 years and have had 6 children.
In the 1920 census 627 Santa Fa Street, Alva City, Woods Co Ok page 133, B.C (age 57) is recorded with his wife Minnie (age 49), Bertha (age 28), Carl (age 24), George (age 19), Josie (age 15), and Ollie (age 12), B.C. was born in Texas and is a farmer.
Bryan Coleman Smithson and Minnie Elma Clapp had the following children:
2 i. Martha E2 Smithson was born in Kansas August 1888.
3 ii. Mary Belle Smithson was born in Kansas December 1889.
4 iii. Bertha M Smithson was born in Kansas April 1891.
5 iv. William B Smithson was born in Kansas April 5, 1893. William died May 1963 in Oklahoma, at 70 years of age.
6 v. Carl Smithson(4977) was born in Oklahoma August 11, 1895. Carl died February 1974 in Boise, Ada Co, Idaho, at 78 years of age.
7 vi. Lena M Smithson was born in Oklahoma March 1899.
8 vii. George Smithson was born in Woods Co, Oklahoma October 3, 1901. George died June 19, 1996 in Alva, Woods Co, OK, at 94 years of age.
9 viii. Josie Smithson was born in Woods Co, Oklahoma 1905.
10 ix. Ollie Smithson(4978) was born in Woods Co, Oklahoma January 19, 1907. Ollie died August 10, 1991 in Alva, Woods Co, OK, at 84 years of age.
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