Early Bronaugh and Montevallo Residents

Bright Family

Donna Shields Sherron shared the information for this page about her Bright ancestors.

Ora Earl and Jennie Lou Pierce Bright wedding picture.

Donna's grandparents, they lived in Montevello, Vernon Co. MC.

Jennie's parents, Fernando and Amanda Pierce, are shown below.

Their daughter married Ralph Shields.

This is William Smith house in Montevello, MO. Ora and Jennie Bright were the second owners. Donna says that the house still stands today.

This is Ora and Jennie Bright house in Montevello, Mo.


Fernando Cortez Pierce was born in Pompey Co. NY and his family moved to IN. They ended up in Pettis Co., MO where he married Amanda Clendenin Pierce. They lived and raised their children in Montevello. Fernando died somewhere in Kansas.

Amanda Jane Clendenin Pierce married Fernando Cortez Pierce. They lived in Pettis Co., then Montevello, Vernon Co. MO.

Amanda was born in Scott Co. Va., she was a twin, whom died on way to MO.


If you have Bright information to share or questions please email Donna.

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