John Wright

27 November 1836–
Birkdale, Lancashire, England

The Life of John

John Wright was christened on 27 November 1836, in Southport, Lancashire, England as the son of Hesther Wright. He married Mary Carr on 21 October 1861, in Birkdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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John Wright
1836–
Mary Carr
1837–
Marriage: 21 October 1861
Frances Mary Wright
1862–
John Wright
–1871
James Halsall Wright
1864–1894
Sarah Wright
1869–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 October 1861
Birkdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(4)

    Frances Mary Wright

    Female1862–Female

    James Halsall Wright

    Male1864–1894Male

    Sarah Wright

    Female1869–Female

    John Wright

    Male–1871Male

Parents and Siblings

    Hesther Wright

    Female1816–Female

siblings

(2)

    Male1836–Male

    Ellen Wright

    Female1844–Female

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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