Martha Jane Thaxton, daughter of Sheppard Thaxton and Martha J. McCormick.
Born Jun 29, 1844 at Gallia Co., Ohio
Married Mar 20, 1872 at Kanawha Co., Va to:
Henry Franklin Brightwell, son of Enoch Brightwell and Mary Allen Baldwin.
Born ± 1847 at Greenbrier County, Virginia, 1st marriage to: Martha Jane Thaxton, 2nd marriage to: Melissa Jane Robinson
1. Theodore Brightwell
Born ± 1872 at Kanawha Co., WVA
2. Minnesota Brightwell
Born ± 1874 at Kanawha Co., WVA
3. Enoch B. Brightwell
Born ± 1878 at Kanawha Co., WVA
4. Mary A. Brightwell
Born Feb 1880 at Kanawha Co., WVA