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.
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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