Catherine Wright

–21 December 1798
Dayton, Cattaraugus, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine

Catherine Wright married Joseph Remington on 10 April 1782, in Hartland, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 21 December 1798, in Dayton, Cattaraugus, New York, United States.

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Joseph Remington
Catherine Wright
Marriage: 10 April 1782
Asenath Remington
Joseph Remington
Simeon Remington
Hosea Remington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1782Hartland, Windsor, Vermont, United States
  • Children


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    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.

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    Sources (11)

    • Catherine in entry for Hosea Remington, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
    • Caty Or Catherine Wright, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
    • Caty Or Catherine Wright, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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