Edith Bright

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

The Life Summary 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 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 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 Buttell
1750–1786
Jane Bright
1750–1780
John Bright
1756–1831
Andrew Bright
1758–

Parents and Siblings

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+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

(1997: 10933;2007: 24122; 2010: 33281)English: usually a nickname from Middle English bright ‘bright, good-looking, fresh-faced’ (Old English beorht ‘bright, shining’).English: perhaps occasionally from an unrecorded Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Briht, Beorht, from a short form of any of several Old English personal names of which beorht was the first element, such as Beorhtrīc ‘bright’ + ‘powerful’. Compare Bert .

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

Possible Related Names

Blick
Bert
Brite

Sources (1)

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

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