James Wilkinson Bryant (1843 - 1925)

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Melbourne South, Australia

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Melbourne South, Australia

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Father: Bryant James Wilkinson Bryant
Mother: Hannah Barr Bryant

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Wilkinson

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1843 - In the year that James Wilkinson Bryant was born, on January 31st, the Virginia Minstrels - also called the Virginia Serenaders - performed the first minstrel show. The whole troupe appeared in blackface. They were famous for the songs "Jimmy Crack Corn" and "Old Dan Tucker".

1858 - James was only 15 years old when in July, the "Fifty-Niners" began the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. Lasting until about 1861, gold fever hit western Kansas Territory and southwestern Nebraska Territory.

1878 - When he was 35 years old, on September 12th, Cleopatra's Needle, built in Egypt in 1450 B.C. and transported to England, was erected in London. It had arrived in England on January 21st, having been towed by boat.

1923 - By the time he was 80 years old, on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

1925 - In the year of James Wilkinson Bryant's passing, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

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James Wilkinson Bryant died in 1925 in Melbourne South, Australia at 82 years of age. There is no known cause of death. He was born in 1843. He was born to Bryant James Wilkinson Bryant and Hannah Barr Bryant, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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