When George Washington Wright was born in 1854, in Bath, Virginia, United States, his father, Ezekiel Bennett Wright, was 25 and his mother, Sally, was 29. He married Emily Annie Woodzelle on 13 April 1876, in Bath, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He lived in Victoria Township, Custer, Nebraska, United States in 1885. He died in January 1917, in Boise, Idaho, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Ada, Idaho, 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.
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