Pinkney Gilford Bright

Male4 November 1900–8 August 1912

Brief Life History of Pinkney Gilford

When Pinkney Gilford Bright was born on 4 November 1900, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, William Anderson Bright, was 33 and his mother, Minnie Viola Arillo Robertson, was 24. He lived in Washita, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 8 August 1912, in Dill City, Washita, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 11, and was buried in South Burns Cemetery, Dill City, Washita, Oklahoma, United States.

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William Anderson Bright
Minnie Viola Arillo Robertson
George William Bright
Ollie Demple Bright
Lillie Gertrude Bright
Pinkney Gilford Bright
Muzenah Irene Bright
Awray Leon Bright

Sources (3)

  • Pinkney G Bright in household of William A Bright, "United States Census, 1910"
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.


Age 4

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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