When Sarah Wright was born on 6 September 1841, in Belmont, Ohio, United States, her father, Benjamin Wright, was 22 and her mother, Caroline L. Hess, was 22. She lived in Mead Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Pultney, Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1860.
English and Scottish: occupational name for a craftsman or maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Middle English and Older Scots wriht, wright, wricht, writh, write (Old English wyrhta, wryhta) ‘craftsman’, especially ‘carpenter, joiner’. The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it often referred to a builder of windmills or watermills. This surname is also very common among African Americans.
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