Nimrod Bright

29 September 1813–27 December 1893 (Age 80)
Fairfield, Ohio, United States

The Life of Nimrod

When Nimrod Bright was born on 29 September 1813, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States, his father, Major Bright, was 36 and his mother, Deborah Moore, was 31. He married Harriet Wiseley on 1 July 1834, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Vanlue, Amanda Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 27 December 1893, at the age of 80, and was buried in Vanlue, Amanda Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nimrod Bright
1813–1893
Harriet Wiseley
1812–1847
Marriage: 1 July 1834
Major Bright
1835–1926
William M Bright
1837–1926
Sarah E. Bright
1840–1874
Deborah Bright
1841–1852
John Bright
1842–1924
Levi Bright
1844–1913
Allen Bright
1846–1847

Spouse and Children

    Male1813–1893Male

    Harriet Wiseley

    Female1812–1847Female

MARRIAGE
1 July 1834
Fairfield, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

    Major Bright

    Male1835–1926Male

    William M Bright

    Male1837–1926Male

    Sarah E. Bright

    Female1840–1874Female

    Deborah Bright

    Female1841–1852Female

    John Bright

    Male1842–1924Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Major Bright

    Male1777–1843Male

    Deborah Moore

    Female1782–1874Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 7

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Nimrod Bright, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nimrod Bright, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nimrod Bright, "United States Census, 1870"

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