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Dorsey Wren Bright
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1877
Arkansas, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1944
Jackson County
Oklahoma, USA

Dorsey was a son of James B. Bright and Emaline Caledonia Woosley. He married Amma Mae Cornelius February 21, 1903 in Greer County OK.

WW I Draft Registration Card: Dorsey Wren Bright, born Apr 1, 1877, living in Headrick, Jackson Co.,OK. Farmer - self. Wife Amma Mae. Tall, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.

1910 Jackson Co., OK, ED 141, Sh 2A: Dorsey W. Bright, 33, AR; Amma M., 33, AL; Gertrude, 6, OK; Davilla, 5, OK; Alta, 2, OK.

1920 Jackson Co., OK, ED 115, Sh 9B: Dorsy R. Bright, 42, AR; Amma M., 34, AL; Gertrude, 15, AL; Davilla, 14, OK; Alta M., 14, OK; James O., 9, OK; Willie M., 6, OK.

1930 Jackson Co., OK, ED 22, Sh 1B: Wren D. Bright, 53, Ark; Alma, 53, AL; Davilla, 25, OK; Orrville, 18, OK; Willie M., 11, OK.

1940 Jackson Co., OK: D.W. Bright, 63, AR; Amma, 63, AL

Altus Times Democrat, Altus, OK, Sunday, March 5, 1944, p. 1, col. 4: Rites to be Held at Headrick Today for D. W. Bright

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Headrick Methodist church for D. W. Bright, 65, who died Friday morning. He had been in ill health for the past four years. Rev. J. M. Jones will be in charge of the services. Burial will be directed by the Tims-Peterson funeral Home.

Bright, a native of Arkansas, had been a resident of the Headrick community since 1903. He was a member of the Headrick school board for 20 years and served as a director of the Headrick gins for many years. He farmed until his health failed four years ago.

He is survived by his wife; four daughters, Mrs. Don C. Estes Jr., and Miss Davilla Bright of Headrick, Mrs. Walter Bolvers of Union City, Okla., and Miss Gertrude Bright of Sentinel; a sister, Mrs. R. O. Harding of Bowie, Texas, and four brothers, A.P. Bright and F. F. Bright of California, John Bright of San Angelo, Texas and Sam Bright of Cherokee, Okla.


 
 
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 Spouse:
  Amma Mae Cornelius Bright (1877 - 1954)*
 
 Children:
  Gertrude Bright (1904 - 2002)*
  Davilla Bright (1905 - 1994)*
  Alta Wren Bright Boevers (1907 - 1985)*
  Infant Bright (1910 - 1910)*
  James Orville Bright (1912 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Navajo Cemetery
Jackson County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Eugene Cornelius
Record added: Oct 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43393944
Dorsey Wren Bright
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