Miss Mattie Bryan, whose home was about three miles west of Covington died at 11 o’clock Tuesday morning of slow fever, after an illness of several weeks. She was buried at the family burial ground on Wednesday morning. Miss Bryan was a daughter of the late Needham Bryan and was a young lady of Christian zeal and was a member of Oak Grove Baptist church. (The Covington Leader, May 31, 1895)

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