Zach Bryan

Birth Name: Zachary Lane Bryan

Place of Birth: Okinawa, Japan

Date of Birth: April 2, 1996

Ethnicity: English, Irish, German

Zach Bryan is an American singer and songwriter. He is known for his songs “Something in the Orange,” “Dawns,” “I Remember Everything,” “East Side of Sorrow,” “Hey Driver,” “Tourniquet,” and “Spotless.”

He was born in Okinawa, Japan, the son of American parents, Annette and Dewayne Bryan, while his father was in the U.S. Navy. He grew up in Oologah, Oklahoma. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he was an active duty member, at the age of seventeen.

Zach’s paternal grandfather was Allan Eugene Bryan (the son of Walter Eugene “Jack” Bryan and Rosebud Teague).

Zach’s paternal grandmother is the daughter of Benjamin Spencer and Marguerite Parsley.

Zach’s maternal grandfather is Proctor Mullen, Jr. (the son of Proctor Mullen and Alma Ethel Wertman). Zach’s great-grandfather Proctor was the son of Samuel M. Mullen and Eliza Alice Proctor. Alma was the daughter of George Washington Wertman/Werkmam/Wertmar and Naamah Munk, whose father was German.

Zach’s maternal grandmother is named Barbara Ann/Anna Sherman.

Sources: Genealogies of Zach’s maternal great-grandfather, Proctor Mullen –

Zach’s maternal great-grandmother, Alma Ethel Wertman, on the 1900 U.S. Census –

1 Response

  1. Dannon says:

    Zach Bryans paternal grandfather was Allan Eugene Bryan, the son of Walter „Jack“ Bryan and Rosebud Teague.
    Zach Bryans paternal grandmother is still alive, but her parents are Benjamin Spencer and Marguerite Parsley. for pat grandfather

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