JOHN H. BRIGHT, farmer, sec. 26, Fork Tp., was born in Darke Co., Ohio, April 21, 1853, and is a son of Jesse Bright, who was born in North Carolina, and after the death of his wife in 1859 married again and moved to Ohio, going thence to Indiana, and after a brief stay moved to Montcalm Co., Mich; in 1870 he came to Mecosta County, and settled in Fork Tp., locating a farm containing 80 acres, under the homestead act, on which he has since resided.
Mr. Bright acquired his education in the common schools and was bred to agricultural pursuits. He accompanied his father to Mecosta County, and is now resident on a farm in the same section. He was married in 1876, to Rosa M., daughter of William and Jane (Sidler) Creevey, born Jan. 8, 1860, in Eaton Co., Mich. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Bright are Eva Jane, Jessie Bell and John William. Mr. Bright is a Republican in political adherence, and has served his township in several local offices.