Bryant family papers 1892-1895
John Emory Bryant (1836-1900) served in the 8th Maine Infantry Regiment of the Union Army during the Civil War, and later became a lawyer and prominent politician in Georgia. He and his wife, Emma Frances Spaulding (1844-1901), married in 1864; their daughter, Emma Alice ("Alice"), was born on November 16, 1871, and lived with her parents in Mount Vernon, New York. On January 1, 1895, she married Julius Christian Zeller, a teacher with a degree from Ulysses S. Grant University in Athens, Tennessee. They lived in Kickapoo, Illinois; Chicago, Illinois; and Tacoma, Washington.