The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, October 8, 1917
          Jordon Bryson, a veteran of the war of 1861, after an illness of several years, died at his home, 237 West Locust street, Sunday morning.  His age was 77 years.  He was born in Indianapolis in 1840.  He was married to  Alice Cole  of Bartholomew county in 1862.  He served three years in the war participating in a number of engagements with the enemy, suffered hard service thereby contracting ailments from which he never recovered.  His relatives are his wife, Mr. Oscar Bryson  of Waldron; and  Miss Bertha Montgomery.  Mr. Bryson lived for awhile in Noble township, where he was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist church.  He had been a member of Dumont Post, G.A.R. of this city for many years.  The funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. S.J. Cross, of the West Street M.E. church, Tuesday afternoon at the home and later at the church named.  The burial will be made in the church graveyard. [Pleasant Grove]
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Tuesday, July 26, 1910
Died at Her Home on Center Street
Following Illness of Two Weeks
Was Seventy-One years of Age
          Mrs. Alice Brison, wife of  Jordon Brison, died at their home at 188 Center street at 9:45 o'clock this morning.  She was taken seriously ill about two weeks ago and a complication of diseases ensued. The illness resulted in uric poisoning which finally caused her death.  She had been in a critical condition for the past few days and it was stated in the Democrat yesterday that her death was momentarily expected.  Mrs. Brison was born in Ripley county on (March 10),1839 and was seventy-one years, four months and sixteen days of age at the time of her death.  She was united in marriage to Mr. Brison at Hawpatch, Decatur county, October 6, 1862. At that time the groom resided in Indianapolis, but the couple after- wards moved to Geneva, where they were located for more than thirty-eight years.  Following Mr. Brison's retirement on account of failing health they moved to Shelbyville and have since made this city their home.  Their marriage was blessed by the birth of five children, all boys, but only one of the sons,  J. O. Brison, of Waldron, survives the mother.  Mrs. Brison was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Noble township.  The funeral services will be held at the home at nine o'clock Thursday morning, Rev. O.A. Cook officiating.  Interment in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix.  The cortege will arrive at the cemetery at about one o'clock.  Friends may call at the house from three until five o'clock tomorrow afternoon and from seven until nine o'clock Thursday morning.  Worry over his wife's illness has resulted in a nervous collapse for Mr. Brison, who is also more than seventy years of age.  He is now under a physician's care and his death may follow closely upon that of Mrs. Brison.
Submitted by Barb Huff

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