Rev. Joel Franklin Wright

26 November 1849–2 February 1939 (Age 89)
Russia, Clinton, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Joel Franklin

When Rev. Joel Franklin Wright was born on 26 November 1849, in Russia, 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.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Joel Franklin Wright
1849–1939
Mary Jane Baker
1853–1932
Marriage: 10 July 1869
Eva Ann Wright
1870–
Martin H Wright
1872–1873
Mina Wright
1875–
Dr. Allen Henry Wright
1878–1943
Frank H. Wright
1880–
Loyal Silas Wright Sr.
1882–1958
Edna A. Wright
1885–1885
Jennie Henrietta Wright
1891–1984

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 July 1869Saranac, Clinton, New York, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 14
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 26
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    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.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Wrights
    Wrightsman
    Cartwright
    Wrightson
    Right
    McWright
    Wrightman

    Story Highlight

    Rev. Joel Franklin Wright (26 November 1849 – 1939)

    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 …

    Sources (19)

    • Joel Wright, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Joel F Wright in entry for George Franklin Broun, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Joel F Wright, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

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