Thanks for the Martin Eisenback lead--I'll check it out.Here's what I have on John Bright starting with his grandpa Jessie Bright.My sources are listed below for you.If you have any questions, feel free to ask and I'll try to answer them.Thanks, Deb
Descendants of Jessie Bright
Generation No. 1
1.JESSIE1 BRIGHT1 was bornin North Carolina1, and died Unknown.
More About JESSIE BRIGHT:
Move: 1859, Indiana1
Occupation: Fork Township, Mecosta County, Michigan; Occupation: 80 acre homesteaded farm1
Child of JESSIE BRIGHT is:
2. i. JOHN H.2 BRIGHT, b. 21 Apr 1853, Darke County, Ohio; d. Unknown.
Generation No. 2
2.JOHN H.2 BRIGHT (JESSIE1) was born 21 Apr 1853 in Darke County, Ohio1, and died Unknown.He married ROSE M. CREEVEY1 1876 in Prob Fork Township, Mecosta County, Michigan1, daughter of WILLIAM CREEVEY and JANE SEIDLER.She was born 08 Jan 1860 in Eaton County, Michigan1, and died Unknown.
More About JOHN H. BRIGHT:
Move: 1859, Indiana1
Occupation: Fork Township, Mecosta County, Michigan; Occupation: Farmer1
Politics: Fork Township, Mecosta County, Michigan1
Children of JOHN BRIGHT and ROSE CREEVEY are:
i. EVA JANE3 BRIGHT1, b. Abt. 1877; d. Unknown; m. DEWEY; b. Abt. 1883; d. Unknown.
ii. JESSIE BELL BRIGHT1, b. Abt. 1880; d. Unknown; m. DEWEY; b. Abt. 1883; d. Unknown.
3. iii. JOHN WILLIAM BRIGHT, b. 05 May 1883, Fork Twp., Michigan; d. 18 Dec 1955, Auto accident near Richfield Twp, Genesee, Michigan.
iv. STELLA BRIGHT, b. Abt. 1887; d. Unknown; m. MULVANA; b. Abt. 1887; d. Unknown.
v. MURIEL BRIGHT, b. Abt. 1891; d. Unknown.
vi. LINCOLN BRIGHT, b. Abt. 1893; d. Unknown.
vii. FRANK BRIGHT, b. Abt. 1895; d. Unknown.
Generation No. 3
3.JOHN WILLIAM3 BRIGHT (JOHN H.2, JESSIE1)2 was born 05 May 1883 in Fork Twp., Michigan3, and died 18 Dec 1955 in Auto accident near Richfield Twp, Genesee, Michigan3.He married AMY EVA FLORIA4,5,6,7, daughter of JOSEPH FLORIA and EVA BANCROFT.She was born 08 Dec 1880 in Hillsdale, Hillsdale Co, Michigan8,9, and died 18 Dec 1955 in Auto accident near Richfield Twp, Genesee, Michigan10,11.
More About JOHN WILLIAM BRIGHT:
Census: 10 Apr 1930, Richfield Twp, Genesee, Michigan12
More About AMY EVA FLORIA:
Census: 21 Jun 1900, Pandora Village, Riley Twp, Putnam, Ohio
Children of JOHN BRIGHT and AMY FLORIA are:
i. THEDE AARON4 BRIGHT13, b. 09 Jan 1918, Flint, Genesee, Michigan14,15; d. 26 Feb 1998, Flushing, Michigan16; m. NORMA JEAN FRANCISCO, Private; b. Private.
More About THEDE AARON BRIGHT:
Census: 10 Apr 1930, Richfield Twp, Genesee, Michigan
ii. ELOISE JUANITA BRIGHT, b. Private; m. NORMAN DUANE HARLAN, Private; b. 22 Jan 1923, Davison, Michigan16; d. 12 Mar 1981, Davison, Michigan16.
1.Portrait and Biographical, Mecosta County Containing Portraits andBiographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens...., Chicago, Chapman Brothers, Published 1883, 654 pages.
2.Family - Marlene Amy Eisenbach.
3.Kay Floria Tanner & Obit near Davison, Michigan.
4.Dorothea Eisenbach, daughter of Clarence Eisenbach.
5.Kay Floria Tanner.
6.Nanette Eagan Kelt and Kay Tanner.
7.Family - Marlene Amy Eisenbach.
8.Per Dorothea 25 Feb 1881/per Kay Floria 8 Dec 1880. Per Amy's obit, shewas born in Mecosta Co, Michigan. on 8 Dec 1880 Don't know for sure if Hillsdale.
9.Marriage Cert. State of Michigan File#3-267 Rec. #1887.
10.Obituary Daily times Daily Republic Wagner South Dakota & obituary from Davison, MI newspaper rec'd from Kay Floria Tanner.
11.Michigan Department of Health, Certificate of Death #62486.
12.1930 US Census.
13.Family - Marlene Amy Eisenbach.
14.Kay Floria Tanner.
15.Family - Marlene Amy Eisenbach.
16.Kay Floria Tanner.