Mr. Brite married Miss Amanda E., daughter of Joseph
Duty and Louisa Turner.
Kern County Biographies
John M. Brite
John M. Brite m. Amanda E. Duty on November 22, 1849
Children of John M. Brite m. Amanda E. Duty:
Elizabeth Louise Brite , born July 27, 1851;
Joseph Henry Brite, May 21, 1853;
James Moore Brite, January 8, 1856;
Mary Elizabeth Brite, November 25, 1857;
Lucas Franklin Brite, August 13, 1859;
Martha Ann Brite, September 20, 1861;
Eliza Lee Brite, June 22, 1863;
William Longstreet Brite, March 16, 1865;
John Brickenridge Brite, December 10, 1866;
Charles Richard Brite, October 26, 1868;
Chloe Mildred Brite, January 17, 1871;
Clara Ellen Brite, March 10, 1873;
Cora May Brite, August 26, 1876.
Amanda Evelyn DUTY, daughter of Joseph Duty and Louisa Turner, was born 1 Sep 1833 in Webberville, Travis, Texas, and died 12 Dec 1917 in Stockton, San Joaquin, California. She was buried 13 Dec 1917 in Tehachapi, Kern, California. She married John Moore BRITE 22 Nov 1849 in Texas, son of Henry BRITE and Elizabeth (Betsy) G MOORE. He was born 9 Aug 1822 in Callaway, Missouri, and died 30 Apr 1892 in Tehachapi, Kern, California.
Louisa TURNER, daughter of Winslow Turner II and Mary Elizabeth (Williams) Williams, was born 8 Feb 1812 in Upper Cuivre, St. Charles District, Missouri Territory, and died 31 May 1896 in Homested near Webberville, TX. She is buried in J.J. Manor Hill Cemetery, Travis Co., Texas. She married Joseph DUTY 16 Jan 1829 in Columbus, Texas, son of Soloman Duty and Susannah Whitmore. He was born 6 Mar 1801 in Tennessee, and died 11 Sep 1855 in Webberville, Travis, Texas. He was buried in Manor Cemetery, Webberville, Texas.
*My allied family line interest is in the Williams/Turner connections.*