Catherine Wright

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Joseph Remington
1757–1834
Catherine Wright
–1798
Marriage: 10 April 1782
Asenath Remington
1782–1869
Joseph Remington
1784–
Simeon Remington
1787–
Hosea Remington
1795–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 April 1782
Hartland, Windsor, Vermont, United States
children

(4)

    Female1782–1869Female

    Joseph Remington

    Male1784–Male

    Simeon Remington

    Male1787–Male

    Hosea Remington

    Male1795–Male

World Events (2)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

New York is the 11th state.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Caty Or Catherine Wright, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Caty Or Catherine Wright, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Catherine Wright in entry for Joseph Remington, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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