John Newton Bryson

Cumberland Presbyterian Minister

1855 - 1931

Photograph taken from the Minutes of Obion Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church
September 15-17, 1908, Rev. J. N. Bryson, Moderator


REV. J. N. BRYSON BURIED HERE


WAS CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN MINISTER IN THIS SECTION MANY YEARS


Rev. J. N. Bryson, aged 71 years, for many years a minister of the Cumberland Presbyterian church, was buried in East View cemetery this afternoon. Funeral services were conducted from the Cumberland Presbyterian church at three o'clock by Rev. W. B. Cunningham and Rev. J. H. Thomas.

Surviving the deceased are two sons, Earl of this city and C. L. of Rives, and one daughter, Mrs. Mamie Gray, whose home is in Mississippi and five grand children.

Rev. Bryson who for the past several months had been making his home with his son, Carl, at Rives, had been in feeble health for several months past and the informities of age caused his death. He was born and reared in this county and had spent his life in the ministry, having served a number of the Cumberland Presbyterian churches in this section. For the past several years he had been on the retired list.
[Source: Union City Messenger, [Union City, Tennessee], September 29, 1931]


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