When Almira Jane Wright was born on 14 December 1859, in Adams, Ohio, United States, her father, Samuel Wilson Wright, was 23 and her mother, Phoebe Caroline Patton, was 19. She married Calvin Ephraim Horner on 26 December 1877, in Adams Township, Lucas, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Wayne Township, Adams, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died on 5 December 1892, in Winchester Township, Adams, Ohio, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Winchester Cemetery, Winchester, Winchester Township, Adams, Ohio, United States.
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.
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Source: Probate Journal Abstracts Repository: Family History Library; Salt Lake City, Utah Call No. FHL1750788 - Item 47 1869-March 11: Appointed Thomas N. Young, guardian of Almira Wright age ten ye …
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