Precinda Wright

1793–18 November 1822 (Age 29)
Richford, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life of Precinda

Precinda Wright was born in 1793, in Richford, Franklin, Vermont, United States. She married Ira Janes on 4 July 1815, in Richford, Franklin, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 18 November 1822, in her hometown, at the age of 29.

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Ira Janes
Precinda Wright
Marriage: 4 July 1815
Cordelia P. Janes
Ursula Selenda Janes
Daniel Wright Janes

Spouse and Children

4 July 1815
Richford, Franklin, Vermont, United States


World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 10

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.2 Common New England Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, a man of probity, from Old French droit ‘right’, in which there has been confusion between the homophones right and wright.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Persinda Janes in entry for Ursula Janes, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Presinda Janes in entry for Philena Cordelia Janes, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Pruinda Wright, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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