My Genealogy and History Page of
 Bryant
 Saskatchewan
Canada

 

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Bryant Saskatchewan
a Hamlet in the Benson RM #35
on the Canadian National CNR line on map below
originally on a branch line of the Canadian Northern Railway
from Maryfield, to Lampman, then to Radville.
Lampman was at mile 67.4
Bryant at mile mile 83.1

Located at  SW Section 12, Township 5, Range 9, W2

Latitude- 49 23' N
Longitude- 103 6' W

Elevation 1959 ft

Today located on Highway 702
20km west of Lampman

Named after a Quaker Poet, Journalist, and Editor,

 William Cullen Bryant
b- Nov 3, 1794 in a log cabin near Cummington Mass. USA
 d- June 12, 1878 in New York City
Buried in Roslyn Cemetery, Roslyn, Nassau Co, NY, USA
He was an American Romantic Poet, Journalist,
and a long-time Editor of the New York Evening Post.
Bryant Park in New York City was named after him.

His middle name Cullen was used for another SK Hamlet
just east of Bryant.

As far as I know, it is still a mystery who named these towns.
Most in this area, if not all, were named after poets,
and or, writers, but who named them is unknown.


part of 1927 map of this area.

Map shows Bryant had at least one Elevator


Post Office History
Bryant
Moose Mountain Electoral District
Office established July 1, 1911
Closed Apr 29, 1959

Postmaster Information:

Name of Postmaster Military
 Status
Date
 of Birth
Date
of Appointment
Date
of Vacancy
Cause
of Vacancy

David Henderson Chamberlain
(see bio below)

-

-

1911-07-01

1923-02-02

Death

Mrs. C. M. Chamberlain

-

-

1923-05-11

1925-06-03

Resignation

Mrs. C. M. King (re-appointed)

-

-

1925-07-03

1928-09-07

Resignation

Napoleon Joseph Dupuis

OAS

1896-01

1928-11-03

1944-05-09

Death

Mrs. Mildred Evelyn Dupuis

-

*

1944-05-10

Acting

-

Mrs. Mildred Evelyn Dupuis

-

*

1944-06-23

1946-06-01

Resignation

Mrs. Elsie Elizabeth Imbery
(see bio below)

-

*

1946-06-11

Acting

-

Mrs. Elsie Elizabeth Imbery

-

*

1946-10-05

1959-04-17

Resignation

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David Henderson Chamberlain
He  homesteaded on the same section that Bryant is located on
b- Feb 14, 1883, in Douro, Peterborough, ON
Brother- Raymond Ingram Chamberlain
b- Feb 1, 1886 in Duoro, ON
Brother- Ernest Stanley Chamberlain
b- Dec 2, 1890, Peterborough, ON
d- July 22, 1981 in Kelowna BC
Brother- William Frederick Chamberlain
b- Sept 11, 1880 in Douro, ON
Father- William "Evans" Chamberlain
Mother- Christiana Henderson


Napoleon Joseph Dupuis
Took out western land grant
NE Sec 21, Township 2, Range 12, W2


Mrs. Elsie Elizabeth Imbery, nee Sparks
b- Aug 6, 1921, on her parents farm 13 miles NW of Estevan
d- Feb 17, 2011 in Prince Albert SK, age 89
She married Joe Imbery in 1940
Elsie and Joe were friends of my Mom and Dad.
father- Howard Sparks
mother- Amelia Sparks, nee ?
They in Estevan until about 1946 when they moved to Bryant
they operated the Bryant General Store and Post Office until 1959


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