Edith Bright

Brief Life History 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 32. 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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William Bright
Joan Berriman
Elizabeth Bright
Edith Bright
Elizabeth Bright
Mary Bright
Grace Bright
William Bright
Joan Bright
Grace Buttell
Jane Bright
John Bright
Andrew Bright

Sources (1)

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

World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

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

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 .

Americanized form of German Brecht .

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

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