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*John Wright, Sr.

Male Abt 1815 - 1860  (~ 42 years)


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  • Name *John Wright 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Abt 1815  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 1857 and 1860  Scott Township, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7725  My Genealogy

    Father *Whiley Whitely Wright,   b. Abt 1790, Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Lucy Kirk,   b. Abt 1790, Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1810  Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F64583  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Julia Ann McCoy,   b. 1 Jul 1820, Indiana-Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1912, 92 Yrs Old; Clark Township, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1839  Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • http://208.119.135.17/db/in_marriages_1850/Marriages_results.asp?pagenum=35
      Indiana State Library
      Genealogy Database:
      Marriages through 1850
      WRIGHT JOHN MC COY JULIA A Montgomery 1-3-1839
      Last Name: WRIGHT
      First Name: JOHN
      Spouse- Last Name: MC COY
      Spouse- First Name: JULIA A
      County: Montgomery
      Date: 1-3-1839"

      Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892
      Name: John Wright
      Spouse: Julia A. McCoy
      Date: 3 Jan 1839
      County: Montgomery
      State: Indiana
      Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT
      Microfilm: 0877709
      Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp.. Indiana Marriages, 1802-1892[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.,2004; www.Ancestry.com
    Children 
     1. Lucy Wright,   b. Between 1840 and 1841, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1920 and 1930  (Age ~ 80 years)
     2. Mary Ann Wright,   b. 19 Sep 1843, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1848, 4 Y, 11 M, 22 D; Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     3. Thomas W. Wright,   b. Mar 1846, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1927, 81 Yrs Old; Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     4. James Wright,   b. 26 Jun 1848, Scott Township, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1918, 70 Yrs Old; Union Township, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. *John M. Wright, Jr.,   b. 3 Oct 1850, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1920, 69 Yrs. Old; Union Township, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. Samuel A. Wright,   b. Jun 1853, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1927 and 1930  (Age ~ 73 years)
     7. William Wright,   b. 28 Jun 1855, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1859, Infant Son; Inscription Faded For The Date On Photo Of Head Stone Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     8. Albert M. Wright,   b. 24 Mar 1857, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1874, 16 Y, 9 M, 1 D; Clark Township, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F64582  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Excerpts from the biography on James Wright, son of John & Julia AnnMcCoy Wright:
      "The farmer was born in North Carolina, where he spent his earlieryears and from which state he made the long overland journey toMontgomery County, Indiana in 1830, and settled in Clark Township,among the pioneers; there he worked hard to establish a home. Afterremaining there some time he removed to Scott Township, where hedeveloped a good farm on which he spent the rest of his life, dyingthere many years ago. The family consisted of 8 children: Lucy; MaryAnn (deceased); Thomas W; James of this sketch; John M; Samuel A;William (deceased); and Albert (deceased)."
      Atlas of Montgomery County (Chicago: Beers, 1878) p 55
      WRIGHT, James, PO Crawfordsville; Attorney; native of Putnam Co Ind;settled in this co. 1865; Montgomery County, Indiana USGenWeb Project
      2003 USGenWeb Project for Montgomery County, Indiana, Karen Zach.
      AW Bowen History of Montgomery County, Indiana (1913) p 719

      1850 United States Federal Census
      Name: John Wright
      Age: 35
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
      Birth Place: Iowa
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850(City,County,State): Scott, Montgomery, Indiana
      Household Members: Name Age
      James Wright 1
      John Wright 35
      Julia A Wright 29
      Lucy Wright 9
      Thomas W Wright 4
      Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Scott, Montgomery, Indiana;Roll: M432_161; Page: 529; Image: 621. Ancestry.com. 1850 UnitedStates Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: TheGenerations Network, Inc., 2005.