Dear M.E. Brightwell, tried to send a message to you but the email address was not good. I would like to talk to you. My husband's brother lives in Sykesville,Md, right next to you. Thier great grandfather was Thomas Josire, brother to your great grandfather, Burton. I have traced the linage back through James Leonard,then Gainum, then LeonarBrightwell but am at a deadend. Hope you have some info. to share.Hope to hear from you. Imogean, Mesquite, tx.