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From “Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for Dr. Henry H. Bryan, who resided at Logan, West Virginia:
At the present time one of the most prominent members of his profession in the State of West Virginia, was born in Logan county, W.Va., April 28, 1852; he attended three years full course at the Ohio Medical College, after which he practiced medicine during nine years; then attended lectures at Jefferson Medical College, from which he graduated in 1882; on the 26th of November, 1884, he was joined in holy matrimony with Miss Bettie E. Lemon, who was born in Randolph county, W.Va., Feb. 8, 1863; the ceremony was performed in Randolph county by Rev. Bryan. Of this union two sons have been born: Neddie, April 14, 1886, and Russell L., Aug. 17, 1888. Dr. H.H. Bryan, with his interesting family, resides at Logan C.H., in one of the most beautiful homes in Logan county, and also owns a place in the mining flats of Randolph county. He is prominent not only for his professional skill, but for the readiness and cordiality with which he responds to the continued and extensive calls that are made upon him, and for the magnitude of his charity. As physician and as citizen he is honored and beloved wherever he is known. His ancestry for the past two generations is thus traced: Dr. Hugh Bryan, grandfather of the subject of this sketch, was born in Rockbridge county, Va., Oct. 2, 1801; he married Nancy M. Sawyers, who was born in Alleghany county, Va., in 1796. Dr. Hugh Bryan served as army surgeon during the late war; he died in Logan county, W.Va., March 1, 1870; his widow survived him but a short time, dying in the same county June 25, 1870. The records of the offspring of this couple are as follows: Mary J., born June 8, 1823, married to John Dejernett April 16, 1850; William H., Nov. 11, 1824, married Jane Titzer Aug. 1, 1855; an infant, June 18, 1826, lived only a few hours; Cyrus P., June 28, 1827, married to Mary W. Scott July 13, 1856; George E., Oct. 24, 1829, married to Mary Casebolt, June 4, 1851; Mathew J., Dec. 28, 1832, died Aug. 5, 1857; Andrew S., Sept. 6, 1835, married to Mary J. Dingess Oct. 15, 1856. George E. Bryan is a native of Covington, Va.; his wife of Ky. They are parents of the following sons and daughters: Dr. Henry H. Bryan, subject of this record; Nancy E., born Jan. 31, 1854; Russell J., born Dec. 12, 1856; George E., Jr., born Feb. 9, 1861; and Helen E., born Oct. 14, 1865. Dr. Henry H. Bryan’s wife is a daughter of Samuel Leman, who was born in Botetourt county, Va., in 1814; was married in Bath county, Va., in 1849, to Elizabeth J. Wood, who was born in that county in 1829; they are now living in Randolph county, Va.
Source: Dr. R.A. Brock, Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888 (Richmond, VA: H.H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1888), p. 820-821