Submitted by Kim Van Vorst
John Obrian (this is how it's spelled in the Adjutant General's report. It was really spelled O'Bryan.)
born- July 1838 (according to census records) in Bedford,
Lawrence Co, IN
died- 31 March 1902 in Quincy, Adams Co, IL at the Illinois Soldiers & Sailors Home
He was married to Pernina Catherine Nations. Children: Sylvester O'Bryan, Martha Emma O'Bryan, James Walker O'Bryan, Charles A. O'Bryan, Leander Crawford O'Bryan, Thomas L. O'Bryan, John Edward O'Bryan, Sarah M. O'Bryan, Christopher Columbus O'Bryan, Susie O'Bryan. Nine of his 10 children were still living at the time of his death. Unfortunately, I don't have his parents' names. I know after the war he was a farmer. I don't know if he was a farmer before the war. He mustered in 30 October 1861. His residence at the time was listed as Warrick Co IN He was listed as a private in Co. K. According to the papers from the Soldiers & Sailors Home, he was in the war for 3 years & discharged at Nashville Tenn on 29 July 1862. Cause of discharge- Disability. He was buried at the cemetery there in Quincy, IL.
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