Isabell Bright

27 April 1928–3 February 2009 (Age 80)
Vonore, Monroe, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Isabell

When Isabell Bright was born on 27 April 1928, in Vonore, Monroe, Tennessee, United States, her father, Cara Lee Bright, was 20 and her mother, Irene Kirkland, was 20. She lived in Monroe, Tennessee, United States for about 5 years and Civil District 4, Monroe, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 3 February 2009, in Walden, Cheektowaga, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 80.

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James Luke Millsaps
Isabell Bright

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 3

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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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Sources (3)

  • Isabella Bright in household of Carl Lon Bright, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Isabell Bright in household of Carles L Bright, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Isabelle Millsaps in entry for Kathleen Or Nanny Bright Bivens, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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