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Sarah Irwin Lodge Bright
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1829
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1895
Douglas County
Wisconsin, USA

From Madison Jefferson County Public Library - History Rescue - "Pioneer Women"

"Lodge, Sarah Irwin, daughter of Caleb Tate and Sarah Irwin Lodge, born in Madison, Aug. 11, 1829; married Michael Steele Bright, died in Madison & is buried in Madison."

[Note - she did not die in Madison and I am not certain she is buried in Springdale]

Michael Steele Bright was the son of William Graham Bright and Betsy Brook Steele. He lost his life by trying to save the lives of others in the "memorable conflagration" of the steamers United States of America, which burned on the Ohio river, Dec 1868.
The burial is not recorded in cemetery records.
Columbus Daily Times
8 Apr 1895

Mrs. Sarah Lodge Bright

Dr. W.A. Graham received a telegram this morning from Steel Bright, at Superior, announcing the death of his mother, Mrs. Sarah Lodge Bright.

Mrs. Bright was until recently a resident of his city. She was the eldest daughter of Caleb and Sarah Lodge, and was a sister of Mrs. W.A. Graham, of this city.

Deceased's husband, Mr. Steele Bright, of this city, was killed in the collision of the steamers United States and America on the Ohio river some twenty-seven years ago.

Two children, Michael Steele and Sarah Brook, survive.

Mrs. Bright was well known in this city, where she has many friends who will hear of her death with sorrow. She had been ill for several weeks and there was little hope of her recovery, but she got better, and it was thought she had recovered. Her death was sudden and unexpected.--Madison Herald 
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  Sarah W Irwin Lodge (1807 - 1886)
  Sarah Irwin Lodge Bright (1829 - 1895)
  Caleb I. Lodge (1842 - 1863)*
*Calculated relationship
Springdale Cemetery
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Burial location not shown in cemetery records
Created by: Karen Phillips
Record added: Jun 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92481794
Sarah Irwin <i>Lodge</i> Bright
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