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Matthew Richardson Bright
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Birth: Jul. 3, 1846
Lafayette County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1881
Marquette County
Michigan, USA

Served in the Civil War
46th Wisconsin Infantry

Michigamme - Died in this village last Sunday morning at half-past six, Matthew Bright, at the age of 33 years, 8 months and 17 days. Matthew Bright was born in Shullsburg, Lafayette County, Wis., July 3rd 1847, where he resided until 1870, when he came to Marquette, Mich., where he resided six months, when he removed to Champion, and one year subsequent to Michigamme of which place he has since been an honored resident. He was married to Miss Delia Morrissey, of Shullsburg, Wis., Sept. 23 1870. He had recently been working in the Dalliba Mine, where he contracted the disease - pneumonia - which caused his untimely demise. His remains were followed to the their last resting place last Monday afternoon, by his beloved wife and four children and a large number of sympathetic friends who feel deeply for his family in this their sad affliction.
Weekly Mining Journal
March 26, 1881
Page 5, col 2
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  Bridget Adelia Morrissey Bright (1851 - 1901)
  Catherine Marie Bright Adams (1874 - 1961)*
*Calculated relationship
LakeView Cemetery
Marquette County
Michigan, USA
Created by: William Adams Kemp
Record added: May 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36949530
Matthew Richardson Bright
Added by: Renee Saari
Matthew Richardson Bright
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CO. C. 46the Wis INF (Civil War)
- Renee Saari
 Added: Mar. 28, 2012

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