I am descended from a James BRIGHT, whom we call James (THE SCOT). He is suppose to be from Scotland. I have no positive proof yet. He was b ca 1737.I do not know his wife's name. He six children.John Sr/Elizabeth BURROUGHS; Susan; Mary/John LONG; Bejamin; James II/Mary BURROUGHS;and Doroty BRIGHT. They lived in St. Mary's Co., MD.Do you think this could be your James? They left MD after the war 1812. Their boats were destroyed by the British.John and James both fought in the war of 1812. They moved to Oldham Co.,KY. James SR could have fought in the revolutionary war.All his children were born in the US. John SRb 7 Dec 1766. I am descended from James II/Mary BURROUGHS.