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Mary Bright White
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1833
Hardeman County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1930
Ponca City
Kay County
Oklahoma, USA

Mary Crisp Bright was born in Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, to Greenberry Bright (1803-1896) and Elizabeth Hollyfield Crisp Bright (1806-1883). After her father's tannery partnership almost went under after the Civil War, he returned 'to die' where he was born, Lincoln County, KY. He lived a long time and was successful in farming and raising stock. Mary married Robert Lee White (1834-1909) (son of Sabre Anne McNeese White and John D. White, son of Luke), 22 Mar 1855 in Hardeman County, TN. She is mentioned in the Carpenter Letter, which tells about the Bright Inn of old Lincoln County.


Carpenter Letter ( (written 1930 by J.G. Carpenter, MD, of Louisville, KY)

"Greenberry Bright, our great uncle, had two sons John and George--3 daughters; Mary Bright married Robert White."

(Yvonne is sorry about the bad picture and says that it was raining and that she will try again. We appreciate her efforts on our behalf so much.)

Siblings: Henry Greenberry (abt 1831-1861); Martha Jane (1835-1927); Sarah Catherine (1842-1931); George Peters (1845-1928).

Children: Edward A. (1861- ); Henry D. (1863- ); Katy (1864- ); William (1868- ); Felix (1876-1933); Jennie Evans (1876-1966)(Mrs. Joe Smith, of Ponca City, OK, in 1920 and 1930, with widowed mother living with); Mattie (1870-)(buried in Los Angeles); Greenberry (1876- ); George (1879- ) 
Family links: 
  Greenberry Bright (1803 - 1896)
  Elizabeth Hollyfield Crisp Bright (1806 - 1883)
  Robert Lee White (1831 - 1909)
  Katie L White (1864 - 1898)*
  Henry Greenberry Bright (1831 - 1861)*
  Mary Bright White (1833 - 1930)
  Martha Bright Adams (1835 - 1927)**
  Kate Bright Swinebroad (1842 - 1931)*
  George Peters Bright (1845 - 1928)*
*Calculated relationship
Buffalo Springs Cemetery
Lincoln County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Sec 5, Lot 176
Maintained by: BetsPix
Originally Created by: Yvonne~~~
Record added: Nov 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80505002
Mary <i>Bright</i> White
Added by: Marvin & Samme Templin
Mary <i>Bright</i> White
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Added by: Tim Johnson
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- Wayne Nelson Parker
 Added: Mar. 10, 2013
Mary Crisp Bright, you are remembered by your surviving Bright family. - b - For the Collins Girls of Colorado (now of PA, NM, CA)
- BetsPix
 Added: Mar. 21, 2012

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