Ralph William Wright

Male9 March 1877–14 March 1959

Brief Life History of Ralph William

When Ralph William Wright was born on 9 March 1877, in Americus, Lyon, Kansas, United States, his father, John Charles Fremont Wright, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane "Libbie" Curtis, was 25. He married Grace Blanch Lineback on 25 July 1899, in Lyon, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in El Monte, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and El Monte Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 14 March 1959, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Ralph William Wright
Grace Blanch Lineback
Marriage: 25 July 1899
Warren Reynold Wright
Juanita Beatrice Wright
Arthur R. Wright

Sources (18)

  • Ralph W Wright, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ralph William Wright, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Ralph William Wright, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 July 1899Lyon, Kansas, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

    Age 4

    Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 23

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    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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