Clifford Monroe Bright

9 February 1903–15 January 1987 (Age 83)
Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Clifford Monroe

When Clifford Monroe Bright was born on 9 February 1903, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, John Monroe Bright, was 27 and his mother, Amy Maria Johnson, was 23. He married Ruth Harper on 19 March 1926, in Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in World for about 10 years and Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1993. He died on 15 January 1987, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Rigby Pioneer Cemetery, Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clifford Monroe Bright
Ruth Harper
Marriage: 19 March 1926
Edythe Bright
Janet Bright

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 March 1926Bonneville, Idaho, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
    1915 · Arrowrock Dam built
    Age 12
    In 1915, this dam was the tallest concrete dam of its kind in the world. From 1935-1937, it was repaired, raising the structure an additional 5 feet.
    Age 24
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Clifford Monroe Bright - A STORY OF MY LIFE - as told by Clifford Bright in February 1982 and written down by Ruth Bright

    Clifford Monroe Bright - A STORY OF MY LIFE - as told by Clifford Bright in February 1982 and written down by Ruth Bright My name is Clifford Monroe Bright. I am the son and first of three children b …

    Sources (33)

    • Clifford M. Bright in household of John Monroe Bright, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Clifford M Bright, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Clifford Monroe Bright, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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