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William Brightman Born: Feb 1853 Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England Died: 15 Nov 1934, Wayne Co., New York, USA Buried: Southwick Cemetery, Dublin, Wayne Co., New York, USA Married: Abt. 1875 England or New York, USA
Father: Joseph Brightman Born: 1835 England Died: 1860 England Married: 10 Nov 1853 England
Mother: Jane Armstrong Born: England
Wife: Mary Thorpe Born: 1850 England
William and Mary Brightman's children are:
Jennie Brightman Alice Marie Brightman
William also has one sister she knows of named: Mary Brightman Born: England Husband: _________ Gillette (She was living in 1934, may have returned to England.)