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We will list all Families, by Earliest Ancestor and Line Leader who wish to be listed.  We hope that eventually, all families will be listed on this page.   We also hope to eventually locate descendants of each family and to arrange their participation in the DNA project.  (Participation in the DNA Project is not a requirement for listing on this page, but we will indicate families who have a man representing them in the DNA Project .)

Bright

  • Conrad "Kunst/Kuntz" Brecht b 1563 Baden, Germany m Catrina/Catarina/Catherine - Christopher Bright [christopherwbright AT yahoo.com]
    • Christoph "Stoffel/Stoeffel" Brecht b 1591 Neudorf, Baden, Germany m Anna Barbara Wolpack
      • (Hans) Balthazar Brecht b 24 Aug 1636 Schriessheim, Baden, Germany m Anna Margaretha Christman/Christmann
        • (Johannes) Michael Brecht b 12 Oct 1662 Schriessheim, Baden, Germany m Anna Katherina/Catherine/Katharine Hoffmann
          • (Johan/Johannes/John) Michael Brecht/Bright b 28 May 1706 Schriessheim, Baden, Germany m Margaret/Margareta Simone
            • Capt. John Bright/Brecht b 20 Feb 1736 Lebanon, PA m Margaret/Margareta/Margaretha Schaffer
              • Henry/Heinrich Bright/Brecht b 2 Nov 1760 Sheridan, Lebanon, PA m Elizabeth Pope
                • Capt. John Bright b 1787 Lincoln, KY m Elizabeth Morrison
                  • Henry Clay Bright Sr. b 1821 Lincoln, KY m Monah/Moriah/Mariah/Mariate/Marie Gentry
                    • Henry Clay Bright Jr. b 7 Aug 1854 Madison, KY m Sue Whitley
                      • Eugene Whitley Bright Sr. b 15 Sep 1888 MO m Virginia Redd Crutcher 180331
  • Henry Bright Sr. b 1680 d 1749 m Ann - Judy Wisehart [rexwisehart AT earthlink.net]
    • Henry Bright Jr. b 1700 d 1749 m Elizabeth
      • Caleb Bright b 1749 VA d 1808
        • Caleb Bright b 1800 NC d 1864 m Keziah Bennett
          • Charles Edward Bright b 1841 IL d 1931 m1 Rachael Elizabeth McDermed
            • Norman Sylvester Bright b 1873 NE d 1956 m Myrtle Jane Dickerson
              • Leta Farrell Bright b 1901 NE d 1962 m John Jabez (Jay) Adams
  • William D Bright b c1775 d 23 Oct 1859 Lincoln Co., TN - mlslabaugh [michslab AT cablelynx.com]
    • Nancy Jane Bright b 1796 VA d 1854 Fulton, KY m Evan Crawford

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