Anna M Wright

12 October 1875–3 June 1933 (Age 57)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Anna M

When Anna M Wright was born on 12 October 1875, in Missouri, United States, her father, Jubal Alexander Wright, was 21 and her mother, Mary Victoria Smith, was 17. She married John Milton Denney on 10 February 1909, in Jackson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hardin Township, Clinton, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Preston Township, Platte, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 3 June 1933, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Ridgely Community Cemetery, Ridgely, Platte, Missouri, United States.

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John Milton Denney
Anna M Wright
Marriage: 10 February 1909
Floyd Denney
Ervin Denney
Earl Raymond Denney
Esther Denney
Mary Denney

Spouse and Children

    John Milton Denney



10 February 1909
Jackson, Missouri, United States


    Floyd Denney


    Ervin Denney


    Earl Raymond Denney




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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Annie M Wright in household of Jubal A Wright, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Anna M Denney in household of John M Denney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna Denney in household of John M Denney, "United States Census, 1910"

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