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The Bryants of Long Island/Bryant, Jackson Co., Alabama

Updated September 25, 2010

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My great great grandparents were
John "Jack" Bryant (born about 1818 died Aug/Sept 1882 in Dade Co. GA at the foot of Sand Mtn...just down from Bryant/Long Island, AL) and
Ellender Allen Bryant (born about 1820 died about 1910 Jackson Co, AL).
They had 6 children.

***John/Jack Bryant may have had two families...the other being in Tennessee.

My great grandparents were
George Washington Bryant(born 10 April 1850 died 16 Jan 1910 in Birmingham, AL) and
Emily Josephine Sims Bryant (born 23 Nov 1857 died 18 or 20 Jan 1910 in Birmingham, AL).
George and Emily died from a pneumonia epidemic.
They had 12 children.

My grandparents were Standifer Alexander Bryant (born 28 March 1877 died 10 Nov 1948) and
Amanda Boatner Bryant(born 12 Jan 1882-died 7 Sept 1952).
They had 9 children.

My parents were Earl Stanford Bryant (born 25 Feb 1909 and died 17 March 1984 in Bryant Alabama and
Cora Lee Smith Bryant (born in Bryant, Al on 12 May 1908 and died of cancer on 30 Jan 1947 in Decatur, GA.
They had 8 children.

I am T'Lene Bryant Tillotson, the youngest child (born in Atlanta (20 Oct 1946) and raised in Decatur GA.
I moved to Dalton, GA in 1968 and married
John Gardner Tillotson (born in Newton, MA (1 December 1926) on 17 February 1970 in Ringgold, GA.
John died 16 April 1996 in Dalton, GA.
We have 2 sons (twins) and two daughters.

Gregory ANDREW Tillotson (born 4 April 1965 in Decatur, GA) married
Robyn Anne Faver Tillotson (born 20 June 1966 in East Point, GA) on 12 May 1990 in Marietta, GA.
Andrew and Robyn have two sons,
Christopher Gardner Tillotson (born on 24 February 1997 in Atlanta, GA) and
Noah Andrew Tillotson (born 10 Februay 1999 in Marietta, GA).

Donald ISAAC Tillotson (born 4 April 1965 in Decatur, GA) married
Lisa Marie Gordy Tillotson (born 29 January 1969 in Mobile, AL) on 24 March 1990 in Columbus, GA.
Isaac and Lisa have two sons and a daughter.
Beau Gardner Tillotson (born 3 October 1996, in Greenville, SC).
Noble Isaac Tillotson (born 13 June 1998 in Columbus, GA). Ashley Marie Tillotson (born 5 January 2001 in Columbus, GA).

Christmas Angel Tillotson (born 15 Dec 1970 in Dalton, GA)married
David Michael Register (born 13 November 1968 in Fitzgerald, GA) on 14 January 1994 in Ringgold, GA.
Christmas and Dave have a daughter,
Corinne Rose Register (born 3 May 2004 in Athens, GA). Christmas Tillotson has retained her maiden name.

Gia T'Lene Tillotson Bujak (born 18 November 1976 in Ft Oglethorpe,GA), married
David Allan Bujak (born 15 November 1971 in Dalton,GA) on 27 June 1998 in Las Vegas, NV. They have a son
Lucas Gardner Bujak who was born 11 September 2003 in Marietta, GA.

My parents, grandparents and great grandparents were born in the Long Island (now named Bryant) Alabama area of Jackson Co.My great great grandparents, I believe were from Tennessee but they died in the Bryant/Long Island, Ala area.

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