Charles Suthard is the grandson of my gr,gr,gr grandparents Harriett Nolan and John J. Bryant.
John J. Bryant was a shipbuilder born in Staunton VA
His wife was Harriet A. B. Noland born around 1812 died Oct 1855 in Alexandria VA. They had daughters Sarah Ann Bryant Reece and Mary Bryant Suthard.
Mary Bryant Suthard was born around 1834.She had John, Sarah, William and Charles.
Mary's sister, Sarah Ann Bryant Reece born June 26, 1831 married Thomas Holland Reece 1819-1891 a bridgebuilder.They resided in Alexandria and Strausburg VA.They had George (who drown in Strausburg at age 3 in 1860), John Leonidas, Harriett Estelle, Lavinia and Thomas Franklin.
Mittie married Charles Suthard.
Mittie Suthard is buried in lot W62 of Methodist Protestant Cemetery on Franklin and Wilkes St in Alexandria, VA.
Her tombstone reads:
Suthard, Mittie K.Mittie Kwife of C.M. Suthard born Feb 12, 1868 died March 29, 1893/ At rest.
Mittie is buried with her husband ,Charles Suthard's,grandparents:John J. Bryant and Harriett A.B. Noland
DIEDOn Thursday, October 11, 1855 Mrs. Harriet A.B. Bryant , in the 45th year of her age.The friends and acquaintances of her family are respectfully invited to attend her funeeral this afternoon at 3 o'clock from her late residence on Union Street, opposite Thompson & Goodhand's Ship Yard (Baltimore Papers please copy)
Alexandria GazetteOct 12, 1855 pg 3
BRYANT, Harriet A. B.wife of John J. Bryant departed this life October 11th, 1855 in the 47th year of her age.
BRYANT, John J.departed July 22nd, 1868 in the 67 year of his age.
SOUTHARD, Mittie K.White Female 29 May 1893, Alexandria, phthisis, 28years, Alexandria, --, c/o Chas Southard, Chas Southard, husband.
Alexandria, VA Death Records, 1869-1896
Mittie died shortly after her daughter, Sarah.
Child of Charles and Mittie:
From Alexandria VA birth Records 1853-1911
Southard, Mittie P.Father: CharlesMother: MittieWhite Female born 4/1/1892Alexandria VARegistration # 112
Death of Charles & Mittie's child, Sarah
Our babe/SARAH A./daughter of C.M. & M.K. SUTHARD, born Oct 1, 1889Died March 25, 1893- Sarah is buried in Meth/Protestant Cemetery with her mother
I don't have any records on their son, Charles Murphy Suthard born in 1886.
1850 Census Alexandria VA(of Charles grandparents)
#77BRYANT, John Iship carpenter45 male born in VA,Harriett A38 female born in VASarah A19 femaleVA
(their other daughter Mary was 16 at the time & married to Mr. Suthard)
Charles Suthard was 2 years old in 1860 census
Alexandria VA 1860 Census
as I looked at copy of handrwritten entry it says SUTHARD
SOUTHARD, Mary A.-/2026 female
John Bryant (father of Mary Suthard)57 male
I do not know the name of Charles Suthard's father.
Hope this helps.A. McVey