Culvin Bright (1811-Spartanburg,SC info
I am researching the Brights for my step-brother. His line goes like this:
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father:Silas Benson Bright, Jr.
father: Silas Benson Bright, Sr.
father: Manley F Bright
father: Culvin Bright
Culvin Bright, b. 30 Aug 1811 married Elizabeth McElreath (McElrath) Culvin was born in Spartanburg, SC (?for sure?)
b. 23 July 1837
d. 19 Jun 1890 and is listed int he 1838 Census of Spartanburg. Sometimes spelled Calvin in some records, but Culvin seems to be the original spelling.
Silas Benson Bright, Sr.
b. @ 1869
d. Miami, FLburied Miami,FL
lived Welford, SC (near Spartnaburg,SC)
worked on R.R.
married Christine Lipscomb of Greenville area
she born @1908 or 1909 deceased
Silas Benson Bright, Jr.deceased
b. Greenville, SC buried GA
Jane - deceased - buried Greenville, SC
Bessie - deceased - bured Greenville, SC
Jane - single
SB,Jr. Married : ________unknown # 1
Married:Genevieve Baker McColl
deceased buried GA
one son: living
Bessie married A.L. (Flucie) Stewart - football coach for Clemson and other places
no children - both deceased - Bessie buried Greenville, SC
Culvin Bright is buried in Woods Chapel Methodist Cemetery near Greer, SC - west of Welford, SC on US 29
Manly Bright was with the Sou.R.R. as engineer
possible siblings of Manly F. Bright:
Rebecca - b. 30 Jul 1840m. ___Howe
Adam G. B. 1842
Culvin B. 1844d. Oct 10, 1916 m. Sarah Jane Lynchon Oct. ll, 1866
Abner - b. 17 May 1846
Elizabeth C. b. 15 Oct 1848died Feb 1937
unsure of others or these
Wife of Manly Bright (b.1837)was Lucina A. Crosley who was born 30 Jan 1839 and died 18 Dec 1901
I hope I have typed this in correctly.
Any questions - this is all I have -
would like to know parents of original Brights in Spartanburg County - seems might be a Tobias????