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Alexander S Brightman

Lot Title

Brightman
Location in Cemetery
Section: K     Lot: 79     Grave: --

Date of death

Feb-12-1910

Date of birth

Sep-1-1834

Age

0 yrs   0 mths   0 dys

Verse (Legibility: G - GOOD)

Unspecified

Veteran Information

Veteran: Yes

Relatives

Husband of Phebe A. (Hart) Brightman.

Stone Shape

M - MONUMENT

Stone Decoration

N - NONE

Stone Condition

G - GOOD

Stone Material

G - GRANITE

State of Stone

U - OK - STANDING UPRIGHT

Other Information

According to "Westporters and the Civil War", Alexander married Phebe A. Hart in 1855 and was the son of Restcome Brightman & Cordelia (Palmer) Brightman. Phebe's name, year of birth and year of death is engraved on their gravestone. On monument stone with Mary MacGreevey Hitt, Lizzie Leonara Hitt, Alexander S. Brightman, Phebe A. (Hart) Brightman, and Howard Hitt. "U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles" from Ancestry.com state he enlisted in Co. B, MA 3rd Heavy Artillery Regiment on 23 Oct 1863 and mustered out on 23 Jun 1864. His father was a house & ship carpenter at Westport Point, MA. The family house which no longer exists stood on the northeast corner of the William Valentine estate and was subsequently torn down. Alexander was laborer, a mariner, ship and house carpenter, and then a plumber. This information was taken from Andrew C. Macomber and Richard W. Wertz, "Westporters and the Civil War", a typed and printed manuscript. Alexander and Phebe Brightman both received Soldiers' benefits.

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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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