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 Elizabeth “Lizzie” <I>Collins</I> Bright

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Elizabeth “Lizzie” Collins Bright

  • Birth 3 Apr 1873 Scott County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 1 Jun 1946 Hiltons, Scott County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Scott County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 55530742

Born as Elizabeth, to parents Edmond and Catherine Elizabeth Blalock Collins, she was usually known as Lizzie. She was the sister of Thomas Collins, Mary Collins Vicars, Biddie Collins Salyer and John R. Collins.

Lizzie married Henry Clinton Bright, the son of James C. and Louisa Jane Hensley Bright, on June 4, 1888 in Sullivan County, Tennessee. The couple were the parents of James Franklin, William Edmond (who later changed the spelling to Edward), General Sullivan, Virgie, George W. and Lafayette Bordie Bright.

After the death of her husband in 1903, Mrs. Bright did not remarry and shouldered the responsibility of raising her children. She lived her entire life in Scott County, surrounded by family and friends.

Family Members


Lizzie Bright
wife of
H.C. Bright
April 3, 1873
June 1, 1946

Gravesite Details Inter: 06-03-46. DOB listed as 04-04-1873 in Scott County records.

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  • Maintained by: Honor
  • Originally Created by: Dianne Redding Rogers
  • Added: 27 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55530742
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth “Lizzie” Collins Bright (3 Apr 1873–1 Jun 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55530742, citing Bright Cemetery, Scott County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Honor (contributor 47275795) .