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Bruce Shepardson Bryant

Male 1935 - 2000  (65 years)


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  • Name Bruce Shepardson Bryant 
    Born 20 Apr 1935  Eaton Carrol County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • That part of Eaton, called Snowville.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1940  Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Military 23 Nov 1953 to 31 Jul 1975  [3
    He spent 21½ years in the Air Force. He served three separate enlistments. The were:

    Enlistment Date 1: 23 Nov 1953
    Release Date 1: 22 Nov 1957
    Enlistment Date 2: 6 Jan 1958
    Release Date 2: 5 Jan 1970
    Enlistment Date 3: 6 Jan 1974
    Release Date 3: 31 Jul 1975 
    Residence 1993  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Feb 1996  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 2000  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Died 10 Jun 2000  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Agency: at home 
    Cause: brain cancer 
    Obituary 13 Jun 2000  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    "BRYANT Bruce Shepardson passed away June 10, 2000 at home, after a courageous battle with Brain Cancer. He was born April 20, 1935 in Snowville, New Hampshire. He grew up in Barre, Massachusetts and after graduating high school, served 22 years in the USAF. After retiring from the Air Force, he started his second career in Real Estate and Mortgage Banking. Bruce received his Associate in Arts degree from Yuba College in Maryville, California. He is preceded in death by his parents Merton andVelmaBryant of Barre, Massachusetts. He is survived by his wife LaDonna; three sons: Douglas Bryant of Tokyo, Japan, David Bryant of Sacramento, California & Darrell Bryant of Elkhorn, Nebraska; two stepdaugh ters: Tyler Thomas of Bethany & Amber Clair of Edmond, twelve grandchildren: Michael, Lindsey & Craig Bryant of Palm Harbor, Florida, Jeff Bryant of Tokyo, Japan, Amanda Bryant of Libertyville, Illinois, Sarah, Melissa, Sam & Daniel Bryant of Elkhorn, Nebraska, Cory & Casey Clair of Edmond &Matthew Bruce Bryant of Sacramento, California; two brothers: Douglas Bryant of Florida and Raymond Bryant of Barre, Massachusetts and one aunt: Dena Keenan of Barre, Massachusetts. Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 13, 2000 at Chapel of the Cross at Church of the Servant, United Methodist Church."

    - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Daily Oklahoman, 13 June 2000 
    SSN 027-26-7761  [3, 4, 5
    Person ID I1271  Delvee Family | Clan of Lucy, Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Hannah
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 

    Father Merton Ellis Bryant,   b. 30 Apr 1914, Eaton Carrol County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1998, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Velma Clare Shepardson,   b. 2 Mar 1913, Phillipston, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1996, West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Marriage Intentions 3 Jun 1933  [10
    Married 8 Jun 1933  Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 10, 11, 12
    • According to Stella Keenan, they were married in Maine.
    Marriage Record of Velma Clare Shepardson and Merton Ellis Bryant
    Marriage Record of Velma Clare Shepardson and Merton Ellis Bryant
    Family ID F732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lou Ellen Rushing 
    Children 
     1. Douglas Conrad Bryant
     2. David Alan Bryant
     3. Darrell Eugene Bryant
    Last Modified 26 May 2014 
    Family ID F833  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 LaDonna S. Core 
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F3270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Apr 1935 - Eaton Carrol County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1940 - Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    6600 Newman Drive - 1993 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Feb 1996 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2000 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: at home - 10 Jun 2000 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - "BRYANT Bruce Shepardson passed away June 10, 2000 at home, after a courageous battle with Brain Cancer. He was born April 20, 1935 in Snowville, New Hampshire. He grew up in Barre, Massachusetts and after graduating high school, served 22 years in the USAF. After retiring from the Air Force, he started his second career in Real Estate and Mortgage Banking. Bruce received his Associate in Arts degree from Yuba College in Maryville, California. He is preceded in death by his parents Merton andVelmaBryant of Barre, Massachusetts. He is survived by his wife LaDonna; three sons: Douglas Bryant of Tokyo, Japan, David Bryant of Sacramento, California & Darrell Bryant of Elkhorn, Nebraska; two stepdaugh ters: Tyler Thomas of Bethany & Amber Clair of Edmond, twelve grandchildren: Michael, Lindsey & Craig Bryant of Palm Harbor, Florida, Jeff Bryant of Tokyo, Japan, Amanda Bryant of Libertyville, Illinois, Sarah, Melissa, Sam & Daniel Bryant of Elkhorn, Nebraska, Cory & Casey Clair of Edmond &Matthew Bruce Bryant of Sacramento, California; two brothers: Douglas Bryant of Florida and Raymond Bryant of Barre, Massachusetts and one aunt: Dena Keenan of Barre, Massachusetts. Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 13, 2000 at Chapel of the Cross at Church of the Servant, United Methodist Church." - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Daily Oklahoman, 13 June 2000 - 13 Jun 2000 - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).

    2. [S500] U.S. Public Records Index, Ancestory.com, (Online www.ancestory.com, Ancestory.com. Provo, Utah. 2005).

    3. [S1040] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    4. [S83] Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    5. [S911] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc).

    6. [S1287] Obituary of Bruce Shepardson Bryant, (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Daily Oklahoman, 13 June 2000).

    7. [S806] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: m-t0627-01645; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 14-21

    8. [S1233] Obituary of Velma Shepardson Bryant, (Worcester, Massachusetts: Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 17 September 1996).

    9. [S251] Keenan, Stella A. letter: 2000-05-20, (Letter to Robert Roy, 20 May 2000).

    10. [S803] New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Velma Clare Shepardson and Merton Ellis Bryant

    11. [S205] Shepardson, David P. Descendants of Hannah Delvee, (Coon Valley, Wisconsin: manuscript, 7 February 2000).

    12. [S747] New Hampshire Marriage Records Index 1637-1947, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).