Mildred Irene Wright

18 December 1903–1984 (Age 80)
Findlay, Shelby, Illinois, United States

The Life 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 Moore on 3 November 1923, in Illiopolis, Sangamon, Illinois, United States. She lived in Niantic, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1920. 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 Moore
Mildred Irene Wright
Marriage: 3 November 1923

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3 November 1923
Illiopolis, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

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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

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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Sources (2)

  • Irene Wright in household of Shelby Wright, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mildred Irene Wright Moore, "Find A Grave Index"

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