Biography of Newton T. Bryan
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Bryan, Newton T., was born in the township of Schaghticoke, Rensselaer county, N. Y., April 22, 1865, educated in the district schools and the Mechanicville academy, and by occupation is a telegraph operator. He has been teller in the First National bank of Mechanicville, N. Y., for thirteen years. September 4, 1889, he married Lillian E. Moore of Mechanicville, and they have one daughter, Gretchen. Mr. Bryan's father, Amos Bryan, was born in Renssselaer county, N. Y., March 18, 1829, educated in the district schools and is now a farmer. October 28, 1856, he married Mary E., daughter of Thomas and Maria Buckhout of the town of Schaghticoke, and they have had three children: Stewart A., who died in his twenty-first year; Newton P., as above; and Elizabeth who died at the age of two months. Mr. and Mrs. Bryan are living at this date, 1898. Mr. Bryan's grandfather, Hiram C., was born in Dutchess county, N. Y., in 1800, and came to Schaghticoke the same year with his parents, and was educated in the schools of that day. He married Elizabeth Yates, and they had five children that grew to maturity: William W., Amos, Henry, Jacob and Maria. Mr. Bryan died August 7, 1853. and his widow May 17. 1893. Mr. Bryan's great-grandfather, Elijah Bryan. was born in Connecticut, September 13, 1764, and came to Pine Plains, N. Y., when a boy. He married Miss Coy and they had four children: Ezra, Hiram C., Abbie and Sally; he died October 9, 1842. Mr. Bryan is a member of On-da-wa lodge of Mechanicville No. 820, F. & A. M.; and in politcs is a Democrat. He has' been village treasurer six years and village accountant since 1891.


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