Mildred Irene Wright

Female18 December 1903–1984

Brief Life History of Mildred Irene

When Mildred Irene Wright was born on 18 December 1903, in Findlay, Shelby, Illinois, United States, her father, Thomas Shelby Wright, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Judith Waddell, was 23. She married Otis M Moore on 3 November 1923, in Illiopolis, Sangamon, Illinois, United States. She lived in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Niantic, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in 1984, at the age of 81, and was buried in Long Point Cemetery, Niantic Township, Macon, Illinois, United States.

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Otis M Moore
Mildred Irene Wright
Marriage: 3 November 1923

Sources (7)

  • Irene Moore in household of Otis M Moore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred Irene Wright in entry for Otis M Moore, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Irene Moore in household of Otis Moore, "United States Census, 1940"

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  • Marriage
    3 November 1923Illiopolis, Sangamon, Illinois, United States
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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1910 · Boy Scouts of America

    Age 7

    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

    1925 · Woman's World's Fair

    Age 22

    The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

    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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