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George Peters Bright
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1845
Hardeman County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1928
Lincoln County
Kentucky, USA

George's father was Greenberry Bright and his mother was Elizabeth Hollyfield Crisp (also seen as Mary E. Crisp) Bright (daughter of Mansell Crisp and Margaret Rodgers)(b. 1806 in either KY or SC, d. 1883 in Lincoln County, KY). His father, who had a tannery in Tennessee, returned to Kentucky after devastation of his business during the Civil War; in Kentucky he was in farming and in the livestock raising business, was very successful and left George and the Farmers Bank & Trust Co. to be his executors. George married Nancy Chenault Harris (1847-1910, daughter of James A. Harris and Susan Ann Taylor) 8 Dec 1870 in Lincoln County. They were the parents of Annie Evans Bright (1879-1940) (m Joseph Evans Johnson), Susan D. Bright (b 1875)(m Churchill H. Yeager), Bettie H. Bright (1877-1882) and Greenberry Bright. George, a farmer, served in the Army of the Confederacy in the 7th Tennessee Cavalry, Company E.



acc 11/16/11

death cert George Bright (of Stanford) 5 Jan 1928 (age 82 yr. 11 mon. 19 d. ) (Myocarditis - nephritis a factor) (bur. Buffalo Spgs.)

informant Sue Yeager (Sue Bright Yeager)

Geo. b 17 Jan 1848 Bolivar, TN

fath. Greenberry b. KY

moth. Elizabeth Crisp b. KY


1900 US Census - house of George Bright

spouse of George: Nannie C (had 4 births, 3 alive in 1900)

in house:

Annie E. age 20

Churchill H. Yeager age 28 (b May 1872) (married 7 yrs.)

Susan Yeager age 25 (had had one child)

Nancy E. Yeager age 5 (b Feb 1895)

Jean Woods 19 - black servant

Emma Bright (black) age 12 (servant, goes to school, reads, writes)

Family links: 
  Greenberry Bright (1803 - 1896)
  Elizabeth Hollyfield Crisp Bright (1806 - 1883)
  Nancy Chenault Bright (1847 - 1910)
  Greenberry Bright (1873 - 1948)*
  Susan T Bright Yeager (1875 - 1950)*
  Bettie H. Bright (1877 - 1882)*
  Annie Evans Bright Johnson (1879 - 1940)*
  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
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Originally Created by: James
Record added: May 29, 2005
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George Peters Bright
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