Hello..... I belong to a group of Kentucky descendants from Allen County Kentucky that migrated first to Barry County Mo and later reorganized to become Lawrence County Mo.
In the Barry County Marriages 1839-1845: Boucher, Cary to Eliza BRIGHT, 16 March 1842,C G Cowan, JP.Pg 24
In Lawrence County MO Marriage Records ABC, 1845-1870: Brite, Asbury to Terrissa Evaline Spillman, 6 Dec 1859 by S. Whaley, JP, pg 217 Brite, Jesse to Jewley Ann Higgs, 24 March 1853, by Elisha Landon, Min. U. B., pg 85 Bright, Raughley E. to Lisincis Frances Spillman, 1 Feb 1855, by Ellis Neice, MGUB, pg 119
BOUCHER, BRIGHT, SPILLMAN comprise 3 of 12 Allen County Kentucky families that settled in Lawrence County Missouri and have close ties to the area that eventualy became the 4 county area of Lawrence, Newton, Jasper and Barry Counties.The Reunion itself today has 275 plus members in 36 of the 50 states!
For more information on these Brights, contact me.