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Brighton, Macoupin, Illinois, USA

Brighton is a small community that dates back to the early 19th century, when settlers began the transformation of the Illinois prairie into productive farmland. The village was named after Brighton, Massachusetts


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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Brighton, Illinois, USA

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male ancestorGeorge Weld HILLIARD (1 November 1840, Brighton, Illinois, USA - 7 July 1928, Brighton, Illinois, USA)
female ancestorCelia Adelaide CHASE (24 December 1844, Brighton, Illinois, USA - 21 April 1939, Brighton, Illinois, USA)
female ancestorMary E. ATHERTON (1851, Brighton, Illinois, USA - 16 October 1870, Medford, Massachusetts, USA)
female ancestorStella Chase HILLIARD (11 May 1867, Brighton, Illinois, USA - 29 December 1919, Chicago, Illinois, USA)
female ancestorNiona Rose HILLIARD (31 August 1875, Brighton, Illinois, USA - 2 September 1878, Brighton, Illinois, USA)
male ancestorNorman Rae HILLIARD (31 August 1875, Brighton, Illinois, USA - 14 July 1876, Brighton, Illinois, USA)
male ancestorFrank Wyman HILLIARD (3 October 1880, Brighton, Illinois, USA - 13 October 1967, St Louis, Missouri, USA)
female ancestorFannie Leah HILLIARD (3 October 1880, Brighton, Illinois, USA - April 1973, St Louis, Missouri, USA)
male ancestorArthur William AMASS (8 September 1880, Brighton, Illinois, USA - 1945, , Illinois, USA)
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