Notes for William Perry O'Bryan: Contributed by Nancy Turney: My gt. grandparents divorced and my gt. grandmother married Arthur Lee Morris. William P. never married again. He was an editor and shop foreman of the VERSAILLES LEADER newspaper in Versailles, Mo. He also worked in Oklahoma near Haileyville for the newspaper there.
Per death certificate he was listed as a divorced printer at time of death. He died of coronary occlusion with myocardial infarction after being sick for 8 days and being attended by Dr. Wm. W. Hart of Kansas City, MO. Father's name listed as Turner D. O'Bryan mother as unknown. Informant was son Ralph O'Bryan and he was buried in Floral Hills Cemetery in Kansas City, MO where he had resided for 40 years.
1870 Morgan County MO Census CENSUS YR: 1870 TERRITORY: MO COUNTY: Morgan DIVISION: Osage Township REEL NO: 794 PAGE NO: 212A Obriant Turner 30 M W Dry good Merchant 800 3,000 Missouri 28 78 78 Obriant Laura wife #1 18 F W Keeping house Missouri 29 78 78 Obriant *** William 3 M W Missouri 30 78 78 Obriant Elizabeth 1 F W Missouri
1880 Morgan County, MO Census- Family Search- LDS Census Place Versailles, Morgan, Missouri Family History Library Film 1254705 NA Film Number T9-0705 Page Number 268C Turner O BRYAN Self M Male W 40 MO Merchant KY KY Almira F. O BRYAN Wife #2 M Female W 25 IA Keeping House IN IN *** William P. O BRYAN Son S Male W 12 MO At Home MO IA Elizabeth O BRYAN Dau S Female W 11 MO At Home MO IA Evaleine O BRYAN Dau S Female W 9 MO At Home MO IA Flora M. O BRYAN Dau S Female W 7 MO At Home MO IA Mollie B. O BRYAN Dau S Female W 6 MO At Home MO IA Eri O BRYAN Son S Male W 4 MO At Home MO IA Malinda O BRYAN Dau S Female W 4M MO At Home MO IA
CENSUS - 1900 Census Place: Versailles, Morgan, Missouri; Roll: T623 877; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 77. ****Head William P. 32 Sept 1867 Printer Wife Sarah E. 23 June 1876 Son Turner M. 8 Apr 1892 Dau Ida E. 4 May 1896
1920 Census - Moreau, Morgan, Missouri Roll: T625_935 Page:13B ED: 128 Image:1091 Shows as a border with the Joshua Kidwell family
More About William Perry O'Bryan and Sara Eliza Turpin: Marriage: 23 Mar 1891, Versailles, Pettis County, MO.
Children of William Perry O'Bryan and Sara Eliza Turpin are:
Turner Mathew O'Bryan, b. 17 Apr 1892, Versailles, Pettis County, MO, d. 01 Apr 1962, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO.
Ida Ellen O'Bryan, b. 13 May 1896, Versailles, Pettis County, MO, d. 11 Feb 1981, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO.
+Ralph Marlowe O'Bryan, b. 31 Jan 1903, Versailles, Pettis County, MO, d. 25 Nov 1986, Wichita, Sedgwick County, KS.