A.B. Caldwell, ed., History of the American Negro and His Institutions, North Carolina Edition (1921).
Here’s William Henry Bryant‘s family early in freedom: paternal grandmother Mary Bryant, father Fisher Bryant, mother Martha Ruffin Bryant, aunts Eliza and Caroline Bryant, and older siblings Lilly and General Bryant. [Small world: Martha’s father David Ruffin was the man shot by Zeno Green here.]
1870 census, Wilson township, Wilson County, North Carolina.
1930 census, Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina.
Here’s the entry for Dr. Bryant in Geraldine Rhoades Beckford’s Biographical Dictionary of American Physicians of African Ancestry 1800-1920: