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John Creamer Bright
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1907
Madison
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 16, 1991
Madison
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA

John Creamer Bright was the son of John Franklin Bright and Anna Caroline Creamer Bright. He was born on the family farm which he farmed all of his life.
The farm had been settled from virgin forest land by his grandfather, Lorenzo Dow Bright, at least as early as 1843.
In 1988, John was awarded the Indiana Homestead Award as having a family farm in existence from at least 1851. He and his brother, Walter, attend a one room school in Molly's Run close to the farm.
He married Clara Viola Mellick (27023007) Sept. 26, 1908 in Yankton, South Dakota where he had gone to work for the summer. They returned to the Indiana farm and had seven children.
He was a good father, a hard worker, a man who told great stories and had a wonderful sense of humor.
His heritage lives on in his children.

son: Richard Dale Bright 46923268 (1933-1995)
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Franklin Bright (1863 - 1934)
  Anna Caroline Creamer Bright (1869 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara V. Mellick Bright (1908 - 2008)
 
 Children:
  Infant Son Bright (1929 - 1929)*
  Richard Dale Bright (1933 - 1995)*
  Wayne Earl Bright (1942 - 1961)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Creamer Bright (1907 - 1991)
  Walter Edgar Bright (1909 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
BRIGHT
Together Forever
Clara V.
Mar. 13, 1908
May 22, 2008
John C.
Jan. 3, 1907
May 16, 1991
Married Sept. 26, 1928
 
Burial:
Macedonia Cemetery
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Cerelle Bolon
Record added: Feb 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84374706
John Creamer Bright
Added by: Lee Ann Bright Yingling Evanoff
 
John Creamer Bright
Added by: Cerelle Bolon
 
John Creamer Bright
Added by: Cerelle Bolon
 
 
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You are remembered with much love.
- Cerelle Bolon
 Added: Nov. 1, 2012
I miss you Grandpa. I'll always remember you saying that people usually forgot your birthday, because it was just after the new year. I thought that was so sad, that I made sure I NEVER forgot it. It would have been so wonderful if my son "John" had been ...(Read more)
- Lee Ann Bright Yingling Evanoff
 Added: Nov. 1, 2012
 
 
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