Edith Bright

about 19 April 1742–26 May 1805 (Age 63)
Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edith

When Edith Bright was born about 19 April 1742, in Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Bright, was 30 and her mother, Joan Berriman, was 31. She married William Webber on 9 November 1769, in Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 26 May 1805, in her hometown, at the age of 63, and was buried in Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Webber
1743–
Edith Bright
1742–1805
Marriage: 9 November 1769
Elizabeth Webber
1770–1773
William Webber
1773–
Jane Webber
1775–1778
John Webber
1778–1780
Hugh Webber
1779–1780
Edith Webber
1782–1782
Joan Webber
1783–

Spouse and Children

    William Webber

    Male1743–Male

    Female1742–1805Female

MARRIAGE
9 November 1769
Enmore, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    Elizabeth Webber

    Female1770–1773Female

    William Webber

    Male1773–Male

    Jane Webber

    Female1775–1778Female

    John Webber

    Male1778–1780Male

    Hugh Webber

    Male1779–1780Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Bright

    Male1711–1787Male

    Female1711–1801Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 59

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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Edith in entry for William Webber, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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