When Rev. Joel Franklin Wright was born on 26 November 1849, in Russia, Saranac, Clinton, New York, United States, his father, Henry Philander Wright, was 26 and his mother, Henrietta Hathaway, was 19. He married Mary Jane Baker on 10 July 1869, in Saranac, Clinton, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Saranac, Clinton, New York, United States in 1870. He died on 2 February 1939, in Houghton, Caneadea, Allegany, New York, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mason Cemetery, Peru, Clinton, New York, United States.
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.
Spouse: Mary Jane Baker Birth: Oct 1853 in Whallonsburg, Essex, New York, USA Death: 1932 Known children: Eva Wright 1871 – Mina Wright 1876 – Allen H. Wright 1878 – 1943 Frank Herbert Wright …
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