Elizabeth Bright

about 9 August 1745–
Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Bright was born about 9 August 1745, in Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Bright, was 34 and her mother, Joan Berriman, was 34. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

William Bright
1711–1787
Joan Berriman
1711–1801
Elizabeth Bright
1737–
Edith Bright
1742–1805
Elizabeth Bright
1745–
Mary Bright
1752–
Grace Bright
1753–
William Bright
1740–
Joan Bright
1747–
Grace Bright
1750–1786
Jane Bright
1750–1780
John Bright
1756–
Andrew Bright
1758–

Parents and Siblings

    William Bright

    Male1711–1787Male

    Female1711–1801Female

siblings

(11)

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 56

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 63

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 70

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English nickname or personal name, meaning ‘bright’, ‘fair’, ‘pretty’, from Old English beorht ‘bright’, ‘shining’.2 English: from a short form of any of several Old English personal names of which beorht was the first element, such as Beorhthelm ‘bright helmet’. Compare Bert .3 Americanized form of German Brecht .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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