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 Martha <I>Bright</I> Adams

Martha Bright Adams

Tennessee, USA
Death 29 Sep 1927 (aged 92)
Burial Hustonville, Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 80404076 · View Source
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Martha Jane Bright was born to Greenberry Bright and Elizabeth Hollyfield Crisp in Bolivar, Hardeman, Tennessee, and died in Stanford, Lincoln, KY. She married Logan Beecher ("Beecher", son of George Grigg Adams and Priscilla Combs) Adams 14 Oct 1851 in Bolivar, Hardeman, Tennessee.

Children: George Bright b. 16 May 1853, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, d. 29 Sep 1889, Greenville, Hunt, TX; Thomas Henry b. 14 Sep 1854, Bolivar, Hardeman County, TN, d. 07 Nov 1857, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN; Emma Logan, b. 25 Sep 1856, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, d. 28 Dec 1914, Hustonville, Lincoln, KY; Rufus Neely, b. 02 Nov 1858, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, d. 25 Jul 1931, Tarrant County, Fort Worth, TX; Greenberry, b. 23 Oct 1860, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, d. 27 Dec 1928, Collin County, McKinney, TX; James Robert Adams, b. 03 Aug 1862, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, d. 27 Feb 1869, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN; Edmond Lee, b. 04 Jul 1864, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, d. 09 Jan 1865, Memphis, Shelby, TN; Joseph Beecher, b. 16 Dec 1865, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, d. 12 Aug 1940, Woodford, Versailles, KY; Andrew J., b. Dec 1867, d. date unknown; Charles Walter, Sr., b. 28 Oct 1869, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, d. 19 Feb 1939, Hustonville, KY; Mary Elizabeth, b. 17 Nov 1871, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, d. 03 Aug 1906, Marion, KY;
Priscilla Kate, b. 27 Oct 1873, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, d. 01 Sep 1875, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN; Frances Sue, "Fanny," b. 31 Dec 1875, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, d. date unknown; John Sidney Adams, b. 04 Oct 1877, Bolivar, Hardeman, TN, d. 13 Mar 1951, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH; Cornelia Brown Adams, b. 10 Sep 1880, Hustonville, Lincoln County, KY, d. 23 Jun 1941, South Elk Horn, Taylor, KY.


acc 4/2/10 (also see on other sites the 'Carpenter Letter,' dated 1930, from which this is an excerpt)

Greenberry Bright our great uncle, had . . .

Martha Bright Stanford the 3rd daughter married Beecher Adams of Tenn. Had a dozen or more children and now (1930) she and husband are dead; a daughter Mrs. Francis Addams Pennington married Dr. Tim Pennington, a dentist--lives in
Stanford, Lincoln Co., Ky. Both highly respected.

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