Anne Holderby [Bryant] (1883-1965) Martinsville and Lynchburg, VA



Annie Bryant, daughter of Robert and Laura Oaks Holderby, adopted daughter of Judge Charles B. Bryant, Martinsville, VA



Year: 1900; Census Place:  Martinsville, Henry,  Virginia; Roll:  T623_ 1713; Page: 18B; Enumeration District:  54.

516/330 Head C[harles] Bryant W M Born Feb 1843, 57 years, married 34 years; born Virginia, parents born Virginia, occupation Lawyer; no month without work, read and write, house owned, free of mortgage; wife L[inn] W[aller] born Mar 1844, 56 years old, married 34 years; Adopted son Joe M, born June 1880, 19 years old, single, born North Carolina, parents born North Carolina, At School 9 months; can read, write, speak English; Adopted daughter Annie C, born Sept 1883, 17 years old, single; born Virginia, parents born North Carolina, At school 6 months; Ida Daniel, Servant, black female, born May 1852, 20years old, single, born Virginia, parents born Virginia, no months unemployed, cannot read or write, speaks English.


He was ordained Deacon by Bishop W. W. Duncan, at Newport News, Virginia, in 1901, and Elder by Bishop A. W. Wilson, at Lynchburg, Virginia, in 1904.

On September 20, 1904, Mr. Holman was married to Miss Annie Bryant, daughter of Col. C. B. Bryant, an attorney of Martinsville, Virginia. They have three living children. One child is in Heaven.

Mr. Holman served twelve years in the Virginia Conference and his ministry was attended by great success.

In the last charge he served there, three hundred and forty persons joined the Church. Two churches were completed and another was built. Several young men brought to Christ by him in the revival meetings have entered the Christian ministry.


Year: 1910; Census Place:  Stanardsville, Greene,  Virginia; Roll:  T624_1630; Page: 1A; Enumeration District:  0043; Image:  565; FHL Number:  1375643.

1/1 Head JESSE K[NOBEL] HOLMAN, age 37 years, married 5 years, born South Carolina, parents born South Carolina, occupation Clergyman, Circuit, working on own account, not out of work on April 15, 1910, not out of work any time in 1909, can read, write, renting house; Wife ANNIE B[RYANT] HOLMAN,  age 26, married 5 years, 3 children born, 2 living; born Virginia, father North Carolina, mother, Virginia; no occupation; Son Jessie K Jr, age 3, born Virginia,; Daughter Elizabeth L, 1 year old, born Virginia; both children’s father born South Carolina, mother born Virginia.


1920 Census, State of Virginia, Culpeper County, Stevensburg District, Burnley Road

Source Citation: Year: 1920: Census Place: Stevensburg, Culpeper County, Virginia; Roll: T 625_1883; 14B; Enumeration District: 24 Image: 573.

Head: JESSIE K[NOBEL] HOLMAN; Age 49, married, able to read and write; born South Carolina; mother and father born South Carolina; Minister, Coventry Church; Wife: Annie B; Age 36, born Virginia, mother and father born Virginia; Son Jessie K, Age 12, born Virginia; Daughter Elizabeth, Age 11, born Virginia; Son Joseph M[ortimer] Age 8, born Virginia; Daughter ANNIE, Age 5, born South Carolina.


27 February

Daughter Kathryn Holman born



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