OmahaвЂ™s Bryant-Fisher household will reunite on the weekend when it comes to 100th year that is consecutive. The household is likely to be celebrating its tradition that is long and.
The Household History
WeвЂ™ll leave this an element of the tale to family members historian Arlett Brooks, from bryantfisherreunion.com:
вЂњEmma EarlyвЂ™s grandfather had been a well-to-do missouri plantation owner. Her dad, Wesley, ended up being their son that is favorite consequently received definitely better treatment than numerous Negro sons of servant holders of the period. He had been never ever addressed as a slave by his dad. Once the Civil War erupted Wesley, with the aid of their half-sisters, went the plantation throughout the time their dad had been away at war. вЂ‹
вЂњWesley fell deeply in love with a slave girl known as America, that has result from hawaii of Virginia. He frequently told exactly exactly how he paid $100 for the servant woman who became their spouse. He and America became moms and dads of 18 kiddies. Emma had been the child that is youngest of the union.вЂќ
Users of the reunion committee that is planning regarding the 2017 occasion: kept to right Sherri Wright-Harris, Tiana Dorris, Lesa Crockett, Susan Prater-James and JoAnn Glass (picture by Mike Tobias, NET News)
The 12 kiddies of Emma Early Bryant Fisher (courtesy picture)
Through the 1967 reunion, Jennie Bryant-Hodges, Pauline Bryant-Mitchell, Omaha Mayor Alexander Sorensen, Myrtle Fisher-Davis and Emma Fisher-Johnson (courtesy picture)