Bryan, William Green

January 12, 1807 - January 11, 1888

William Green Bryan was born in New Bern, North Carolina, on January 12, 1807. At age sixteen, he relocated to Kinston where he was a clerk for a merchant. Upon his return to New Bern, he started his own business and later became postmaster. He served as clerk of the Craven County Court for many terms.