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View Tree for James Leonard BrightwellJames Leonard Brightwell (b. February 24, 1841, d. July 04, 1922)

James Leonard Brightwell (son of Gainum Brightwell and Nancy Walker) was born February 24, 1841 in Meigs, Tenn., and died July 04, 1922 in Oenaville, Bell co., Texas{near Temple,tx.]. He married Mary A."Tennessee" Lutey on June 14, 1863 in Tennessee, daughter of John Lutey and Honor Gelbert.

{STYLE_MAKE:HASNOTES}Notes for James Leonard Brightwell:
James Leonard is on the 1870 census for Izard county, Ark. On the1880 and 1900 census , he is in Marion county, Ark. He followed several of his sons to Bell county, Texas, sometime after that. .Several of his sons and relatives went by covered wagon to Bell county, Texas in 1885. His wife ,Tennessee, died in 1917. On the 1920 census, after the death of his wife, James is listed as living with his daughter Cora in the city of Burnett, in Pottowatamie county, Okla. His son, Thomas Josire, also lives in the same town.James died in 1922 and he and"Tennessee", are both buried in the Oenaville cemetery, Bell county, tx. James Leonard served in the Confederate Army along with his father Gainum and his uncles, Elgin and William. James enlisted Jan.9,1863 in Independence, county, Ark., and was discharged Sept. 20, 1863.I cannot find a census for him in 1910. Question about the 1880 census. James and Tennesse had 7 children before 1880 and three more after. However n the 1880 census, there is a Betty Turner, age 6, listed as a granddaughter. She is actually a niece, the daughter of James' sister Amanda [or Mandy.] Mandy was living with James and Tennessee on the 1870 census.. Also there are6 more people listed ages 1 thru 22. Were these nieces or nephews? working on this. 1870 census,Clay Twp., Izard co., Ark.--P.O. Lunenberg- roll 55, book 1, page 268A 1880 census,Marion co., Watercreek Twp.Ark.,-Roll 51, book 1, page 76A 1900 census, Marion co.,Hampton Twp.,Ark.-Series T623, book 2, page 88. 1920 census,Pottawatomie co.,Burnett Twp.,Okla.-Series T625, roll 1485,part 1.

More About James Leonard Brightwell:
Burial: Unknown, Oenaville, Bell co., Texas{near Temple, tx].

More About James Leonard Brightwell and Mary A."Tennessee" Lutey:
Marriage: June 14, 1863, Tennessee.

Children of James Leonard Brightwell and Mary A."Tennessee" Lutey are:
  1. +Thomas Josire Brightwell, b. February 28, 1870, arkansas, d. March 26, 1936, Shawnee,Pottawatomie county, Okla..
  2. +James William Brightwell, b. 1867, Clay Township, Izard, Ark., d. date unknown.
  3. +Burton Brightwell, b. October 06, 1871, arkansas, d. December 22, 1954, Placer, El Dorado, California.
  4. +David Brightwell, b. 1874, arkansas, d. date unknown.
  5. +John Frank Brightwell, b. September 02, 1875, arkansas, d. February 05, 1913, Bell county,tx..
  6. Margret Brightwell, b. 1877, arkansas, d. date unknown.
  7. +Samuel Elgin Brightwell, b. July 22, 1879, arkansas, d. October 05, 1969, Bruno, Ark.
  8. +Claud Ernest Brightwell, b. August 29, 1881, Bruno, Marion county, Arkansas, d. October 14, 1959, Escondido, San Diego county, California.
  9. Cora Brightwell, b. 1885, arkansas, d. date unknown.
  10. +Olee J. Brightwell, b. July 09, 1887, arkansas, d. May 22, 1961, Fresno, Calif..
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