Melrose Bryson is in my family tree.. he was most likely born in Deer Lake Minnesota on or near the Chippewa/Ojibwe reservation. Pearl Stockwell was Native American.
Harry Elliot was the son of John Whidden Bryson and Cevilla Knaufts Day.
John Whidden Bryson is the son of Eliza Ann Bryson and ?
Eliza Ann is the daughter of James Bryson and Eliza Whidden.
The reference to unorganized means 1 of two things.. he was born on the reservation or the village of Deer River which is a possible place of birth was not incorporated.
This is what is on the SS application
Name Melrose Bryson
Birth Date 12 May 1921
Birth Place Deer River T, Minnesota
Death Date 28 Mar 2002
Father Harry Bryson
Mother Pearl Stockwell
Notes Apr 1948: Name listed as MELROSE BRYSON