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Marietta Elvira Ducot Bright
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1865
La Grange
Stanislaus County
California, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1936
Stanislaus County
California, USA

Marietta Elvira (nee Ducot) Bright was born January 20, 1865 to Peter Lucian and Dorothee Louise Caroline Henrietta (called Henrietta)(nee Dominici) Ducot.

On September 28, 1880, at the age of 14, she married Robert Leonard Bright, age 22. The ceremony was held at the Hammond and Bates General Store in La Grange.

After 28 years of farm life in LaGrange, Marrieta and "Turkey Bob" left La Grange for Modesto, California where she took over the management of rooming house, and he started a drayage business.

Robert and Marietta were the parents of eight children: Arthur William, Etta Henrietta Caroline, Robert Leonard, Henry Austin, Ernest August, Sarah Agnes, Ivan Cyril, and Valeria Elvira.

Bio info provided by Nancy T.

Burial Permit Information:
Date of Death: July 22, 1936 in Modesto, Stanislaus County, California
Aged: 71 yrs
Stanislaus County Burial Permits, Book 19, Page 84
Family links: 
  Pierre (Peter) Ducot (1837 - 1914)
  Henrietta Dominici Ducot (1849 - 1925)
  Robert Leonard Bright (1858 - 1934)
  Arthur William Bright (1881 - 1919)*
  Henrietta Caroline Bright Elwell (1883 - 1910)*
  Robert Leonard Bright (1885 - 1966)*
  Henry Austin Bright (1887 - 1971)*
  Ernest August Bright (1890 - 1977)*
  Agnes Sarah Bright Ritsch (1895 - 1974)*
  Ivan Cyral Bright (1897 - 1977)*
  Valeria Elvira Bright Knutson (1900 - 1980)*
  Henry Lucian Ducot (1863 - 1877)*
  Henry Lucian Ducot (1863 - 1877)*
  Marietta Elvira Ducot Bright (1865 - 1936)
  Ernest August Ducot (1869 - 1953)*
  Lillie Jane Ducot Morton (1873 - 1956)*
  Rose Ann Ducot Spenker (1873 - 1944)*
  Henry Edward-Lucian Ducot (1877 - 1955)*
  Melvina Martha Ducot Ferretti (1883 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Marietta E.
Beloved wife of
Robert L. Bright
1865 - 1936

La Grange Cemetery
La Grange
Stanislaus County
California, USA
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Originally Created by: Susan Cherry Manchester
Record added: Oct 02, 2006
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Marietta Elvira <i>Ducot</i> Bright
Added by: Susan Cherry Manchester
Marietta Elvira <i>Ducot</i> Bright
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