Children of Charles Brightwell (Sr) (1756-1847) and Nancy and/or Mary:
1.William Brightwell (Jr) (b.1784-d.25 Jul 1861 Pr.Edw.Co.VA) md Nancy Brightwell (1789-May 1865) dau of Barnett.
2.Barnett U Brightwell (b.abt.1787-d.13 Jul 1855) md 10 Dec 1812 Buckingham Co Va to Judith W Boatright (b.abt.1794-d.Oct 1875) dau of Reuben & Lucy Boatright.
a.Julia Ann Brightwell (1813-living 1880) md Mercer Brightwell, son of William Jr & Nancy. b.Thomas J Brightwell (1815-Feb 1878)-not married c.Eliza Jane Brightwell (1816-1888) md Joseph H Glenn
3.Rachel Brightwell (b.pre.1789) md 1804 Pr.Edw.Co.VA to Samuel Roberts
4.Rhoda Brightwell (b.pre.1800) md 1805 Pr.Edw.Co.VA to Obadiah Lumpkin.
5.Mary "Polly" Brightwell (b.pre.1804) md 1819 Pr.Edw.Co.VA to William Morgan
6.Elizabeth Ann Brightwell (b.abt.1795-living 1860) md 1819 Pr.Edw.Co.Va to William M Jenkins.
7.Margaret "Peggy" Brightwell (b.pre.1804-d.pre.1848) md 1819 Pr.Edw.Co.VA to John Buchanan (b.abt.1793SC-d.10 Dec 1877 Sharpe Co Ark).John's War of 1812 pension application show that he married his 2nd wife Nancy Clapton abt 1848 in Tennessee.