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 John Bright, Jr

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John Bright, Jr

  • Birth 8 Dec 1832 Fairfield County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 1 Jan 1928 Baltimore, Fairfield County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Baltimore, Fairfield County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 28260115

Biographical Sketches in "History of Fairfield and Perry Counties" compiled by A. A. Graham (1883), p. 280

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BRIGHT, JOHN, farmer, G.A.R., was born in Liberty township, Fairfield county, Ohio, December 8, 1832; the youngest son of John and Elizabeth Bright. John, Jr., after receiving an ordinary common school education spent his youth in farming pursuits, varied somewhat by assisting in the flour and saw mill, so long conducted by his father. Upon the death of the latter in 1853, he became owner of the home farm, a well improved and productive place, consisting of over two hundred acres,upon which is a handsome and commodious family residence, and farm buildings of a superior character. Mr. Bright is a successful farmer and prominent citizen. He is a member of the Evangelical Association Church, also of the Republican party. In 1864 he served some four months in the One Hundred and Sixtieth O. V. I. July 24, 1853, he was married to Mrs. Harriet Studer. To them were born two daughters:Sula, now the wife of John Carns of Greenfield township, and Laura, now Mrs. O. J. Weist, residing on a place adjoining her parent's home.
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The Sula above is actually Zula which is a nickname.

The name Harriet Studer should be Harriet Stuter according to her bible records, her daughter's marriage certificate and her first husband's Ohio land records which say Jacob Stuter.
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Death Cert# 6588 says he was 95 years 0 months and 23 days.
His parents were John Bright of PA and Elizabeth Myers of Ohio. Oliver Weist his son in Law signed the death certificate.


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  • Created by: Bonnie Morris Conrad
  • Added: 13 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28260115
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Bright, Jr (8 Dec 1832–1 Jan 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28260115, citing Bright Cemetery, Baltimore, Fairfield County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie Morris Conrad (contributor 46480766) .