Almira Jane Wright

14 December 1859–5 December 1892 (Age 32)
Fincastle, Brown, Ohio, United States

The Life of Almira Jane

When Almira Jane Wright was born on 14 December 1859, in Fincastle, Brown, Ohio, United States, her father, Sgt 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 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.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Ephraim Horner
1856–1936
Almira Jane Wright
1859–1892
Marriage: 26 December 1877
Lee Mccoy Horner
1878–1951
Lola Dell Horner
1882–1972
Elvis Calvin Horner
1891–1894

Spouse and Children

    Calvin Ephraim Horner

    Male1856–1936Male

    Female1859–1892Female

MARRIAGE
26 December 1877
Adams Township, Lucas, Ohio, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Female1859–1892Female

    Martha Anna Wright

    Female1861–1936Female

    Mary D. Wright

    Female1863–1865Female

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 1

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 11

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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 (2)

  • Almira Horner in household of Calvin Horner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Allie Wright in entry for Lee McCoy Horner, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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