ALBERT S. BRIGHT
Albert S. Bright came to Cass county in 1871, and in 1873 he purchased land in the southwest quarter of section 6, where he remained until 1882, when he sold that land and now resides on the northeast quarter of section 6. He was born in Vermillion county, Indiana, on the 2d of August, 1853. His father, Silas Bright, was a native of Pennsylvania, and married Sarah Rhodes, a native of Kentucky, Mr. Bright settled in Indiana when quite young, being among the early settlers, and made Indiana his home until his death, which occurred in 1865. Albert farmed until 1871, when he came to Cass county, and bought eighty acres of land, and buying a few acres at a time until he owned four hundred acres of good land, which he improved. In 1882 he sold his place, and bought his present location. He married on the 14th of October, 1874, to Laura J. McCue, a daughter of John and Esther McCue. They have three children--Frankie, Charlie and Annie. Mr. Bright is a member of Centennial Lodge, No. 395, A. F. and A. M. He has been prominent in the affairs of his township, and has been treasurer for several terms.
Contributed by Lisa Varnes-Rex from "History of Cass County, Iowa. Together With Sketches of its Towns, Villages and Townships, Educational, Civil, Military and Political History: Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Old Settlers and Representative Citizens." Springfield, Ill.: Continental Historical Company, 1884, pg. 757.