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John H Brightman

Lot Title

John Brightman 12 grave lot
Location in Cemetery
Section: G     Lot: 56     Grave: --

Date of death

Feb-21-1901

Date of birth

Apr-12-1821

Age

0 yrs   0 mths   0 dys

Verse (Legibility: G - GOOD)

"A member of Co. F, 3d Regt. MA Vols." is engraved on John's stone below his name & DOB.

Veteran Information

Veteran: Yes

Relatives

John H. Brightman & his spouse Lucy Macomber are on separate marble tablets with a common granite base.

Stone Shape

R - ROUNDED TOP

Stone Decoration

N - NONE

Stone Condition

G - GOOD

Stone Material

M - MARBLE

State of Stone

U - OK - STANDING UPRIGHT

Other Information

Son of Perry Brightman and Hannah Hazard. Married Lucy Macomber, daughter of Simeon Macomber and Abigail, August 24, 1845. After Lucy's death in 1851, he married Rachel P. Luther. John was a mechanic, a ship carpenter, and later a fisherman. John lived at 2044-46 Main Road. DOB given is 4/12/1821; DOD 2/25/1901 at age 80. A Grand Army of the Republic veteran's marker (#361) is next to his stone. Source: Andrew C. Macomber and Richard W.Wertz. "Westporters and the Civil War.", typed and printed manuscript. According to "MA Soldiers, Sailors, & Marines in the Civil War", he enlisted in Co. F., MA 3d Infantry Regt. & mustered out 26 Jun 1863 at Camp Hooker.

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Cemetery


WESTPORT POINT


Address

1912 Main Road, Corner of Drift Road
Westport
Massachusetts
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Supplementary Information

610   Marked Stones in this Cemetery
45   Unmarked Stones (Fieldstones) in this Cemetery

G.R. 4. - gravestone record, Westport Point Cemetery in Westport Vital Records to 1850. This cemetery is located within the rural residential and historic area of Westport Point. The cemetery is south of and considered under the authority of the Westport Point United Methodist Church. However the records are not clear. The Town of Westport maintains the cemetery.

Map Details

GPS North: 41.52355
GPS West: 71.0746
(Readings from: Public entrance gate on Main Road.)

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