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Bright, William Family

Submitted Larry Bright

First Generation

1. William Bright  was born about 1783 in North Carolina. He died in 1850/1860 in Warrick County, Indiana. William moved from Butler County, Kentucky to Warrick County around 1830.

William married Rebecca Phelps daughter of William Phelps on 5 Jan 1805 in Ohio County, Kentucky. Rebecca was born about 1778 in Virginia. She died in 1860/1870 in Warrick County, Indiana.

 They had the following children: 

+        2 M       i.  William Phelps Bright was born about 1806. He died on 22 Aug 1844.

+        3 M      ii.  John Barrons Bright was born about 1808.

+        4 M      iii.  Oliver Crum Bright was born about 1817. He died Unknown.

+        5 F      iv.  Margaret Bright died about 1850.

Second Generation

2. William Phelps Bright  (William) was born about 1806 in Kentucky. He died on 22 Aug 1844 in Campbell Twp., Warrick Co. Indiana.

William married Elizabeth A Wood daughter of Bartholomew Wood on 14 Dec 1830 in Warrick County, Indiana. Elizabeth was born in 1810 in Kentucky. She died in 1870/1880 in Campbell Twp., Warrick Co. Indiana.

They had the following children:

            6 M       i.  Bartholomew Bright was born about 1833 in Campbell Twp, Warrick County, Indiana.

            7 M      ii.  Oliver Bright was born about 1834 in Campbell Twp, Warrick County, Indiana.

+        8 F       iii.  Rebecca Bright was born about 1835.

+        9 M     iv.  John B. Bright was born on 8 Feb 1838. He died on 8 Jul 1894.

          10 F      v.  Elizabeth Bright was born about 1842.

          11 M     vi.  Jacob Bright was born about 1845.

          12 M     vii.  William Bright was born in 1846.

          13 M    viii.  Frank Bright was born about 1848 in Campbell Twp., Warrick Co., Indiana.

3. John Barrons Bright  (William) was born about 1808 in Kentucky. He died in Warrick County, Indiana.

John had the following children:

          14 M       i.  James Bright was born about 1835.

          15 F       ii.  Elizabeth Bright was born about 1838.

          16 F       iii.  Rebecca Bright was born about 1840.

4. Oliver Crum Bright  (William) was born about 1817 in Kentucky. He died Unknown in Warrick Co, Indiana. He was buried in Bethabra Cemetery, Warrick Co, Indiana.

Oliver married Mary Hunt daughter of D. G. Hunt on 17 Dec 1835 in Warrick County, Indiana. Mary was born on 2 Jun 1817 in Kentucky. She died on 1 Jul 1880 in Warrick Co, Indiana. She was buried in Bethabra Cemetery, Warrick Co, Indiana.

They had the following children:

          17 M       i.  Joseph Bright was born about 1845 in Warrick County, Indiana. Joseph married Elizabeth Phillips.

          18 F       ii.  Mary E Bright was born about 1848 in Warrick County, Indiana.

          19 F       iii.  Lucy B Bright was born about 1857 in Warrick County, Indiana.

5. Margaret Bright  (William) was born in Butler Co, Kentucky. She died about 1850 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN.

Margaret married Hiram Miller on 31 Dec 1833 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN. Hiram was born in 1802 in OHIO.

They had the following children:

          20 M       i.  Fielding Miller was born in 1833 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN. married Charolett Hinman on 29 Apr 1852 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN.

          21 F       ii.  Sarah Jane Miller was born in 1836 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN. married Isaac B Fowler on 30 Sep 1851 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN.

          22 F       iii.  Charolett Miller was born in 1837 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN.

          23 M     iv.  William Miller was born in 1839 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN.

          24 F      v.  Margaret Miller was born in 1845 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN.

          25 M     vi.  Reuben Miller was born in 1847 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN.  married Mary E Hinman on 27 Apr 1871 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN.

          26 F      vii.  Artimesa Miller was born in 1850 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN.

Third Generation

8. Rebecca Bright  (William Phelps, William) was born about 1835 in Campbell Twp, Warrick County, Indiana. Rebecca married Jesse Forshee on 16 Feb 1851 in CAMPBELL TWP, WARRICK CO, IN. Jesse was born about 1830.

They had the following children:

          27 F        i.  Francis C Forshee was born about 1851.

          28 F       ii.  Mary E Forshee was born about 1856.

          29 M      iii.  Chas H Forshee was born about 1859.

 9. John B. Bright  (William Phelps, William) was born on 8 Feb 1838 in Campbell Twp., Warrick Co. Indiana. He died on 8 Jul 1894 in Glaise Twp., Jackson County, Arkansas. He was buried in 1894 in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.

John married Sara Acker daughter of Jacob Acker and Anna Unknown in 1864 in Warrick Co., Indiana. Sara was born on 26 May 1842 in Randolph Twp., Portage Co., Ohio. She died on 28 Dec 1922 in Glaise Twp., Jackson County, Arkansas. She was buried in 1922 in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.

They had the following children:

          30 M       i.  Jacob Bright was born on 12 Dec 1864 in Warrick Co. Indiana. He died on 7 May 1904 in Jackson County, Arkansas. He was buried in 1904 in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.  married Ida Laura Taylor daughter of Lewis James Taylor and Ann Yarrow on 25 Oct 1893 in Jackson County, Arkansas Book D pg 79. Ida was born on 22 Jun 1874 in Warrick Co. Indiana. She died on 10 Jul 1972 in Jackson County, Arkansas. She was buried in 1972 in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.

          31 M      ii.  Oliver C. Bright was born in Feb 1866 in Warrick Co. Indiana. He died in 1940 in Jackson County, Arkansas. He was buried in 1940 in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.  married (1) Effie Maria Taylor daughter of William Benton Taylor and Malissa J Brown on 27 Mar 1892 in Jackson County, Arkansas Book C pg 718. Effie was born on 22 Jan 1873. She died after 1910 in Coleman County, Grosvenor, Texas. She was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Coleman County, Grosvenor, Texas.

Oliver married (2) Madessa "Dessie" Woods daughter of Jacob Woods and Anna "Annie" Acker in 1910/1920. Madessa was born about 1868 in Campbell Twp., Warrick Co. Indiana. She died in 1920/1924 in Glaise Twp, Jackson Co, Arkansas. She was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co, Arkansas.

Oliver married (3) Easter Chapman on 28 Jun 1924.

Oliver married (4) Jeanett M Mills on 6 Jun 1937.

          32 M      iii.  Andrew Bright was born on 28 Oct 1870 in Warrick Co. Indiana. He died on 1 Feb 1889 in Jackson County, Arkansas. He was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.

          33 M     iv.  Victor Bright was born on 31 Oct 1873 in Warrick Co. Indiana. He died on 9 Feb 1942 in Jackson County, Arkansas. He was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.

Victor married Sara Elizabeth Stuart daughter of Charles Lewis Stuart and Delilah Henry on 10 Jan 1904 in Jackson County, Arkansas Book F pg 72. Sara was born on 9 Jul 1875. She died on 12 Sep 1936 in Jackson County, Arkansas. She was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.

          34 F      v.  Abigail Bright was born on 21 Oct 1877 in Warrick Co. Indiana. She died on 31 Mar 1963 in Jackson County, Arkansas. She was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas. Abigail married Robert Randolph Scantlin son of Jerry Scantlin and Henretta Unknown on 17 Oct 1901 in Jackson County, Arkansas. Robert was born on 13 Feb 1877. He died on 12 Jan 1965 in Jackson County, Arkansas. He was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.

          35 M     vi.  William Claude Bright was born on 2 Jan 1880 in Campbell Twp., Warrick Co. Indiana. He died on 22 Nov 1938 in Jackson County, Arkansas. He was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.

William married Margaret Corene Tolar daughter of George Isaac (Toler) Tolar and Emelia "Milley" Amanda Walraven on 3 Dec 1903. Margaret was born on 6 Oct 1884 in Cullman County, Alabama. She died on 9 Nov 1968 in Jackson County, Arkansas. She was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.

          36 F      vii.  Anna Elizabeth Bright was born on 10 Jan 1882 in Glaise Twp, Jackson Co, Arkansas. She died on 19 Nov 1940 in Jackson County, Arkansas. She was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.

Anna married John Franklin Stuart son of Charles Lewis Stuart and Delilah Henry on 9 Oct 1907 in Jackson County, Arkansas. John was born on 12 Dec 1878. He died on 14 Mar 1948 in Jackson County, Arkansas. He was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Jackson Co., Arkansas.
 

 

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