Yes he is from Kentucky but was born on May 20,1820 so couldn't be your Mary Polly's father as you say she was born in 1805. This Bryant was married to Nancy Jane Partin and had children: Shelton m. Nancy Clementine Hatfield, Catherine Nancy James Emilene William Bryant Wiley. Ihave another Bryant Maiden born 1857 son of James Maiden and Rebecca Mason. Rebecca is the daughter of John E. Mason and Rebecca Gibson. John is the son of Robert L. Mason and Mary King.