Olive Edna Millington

22 October 1895–24 January 1978 (Age 82)
Wilmington, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Olive Edna

When Olive Edna Millington was born on 22 October 1895, in Wilmington, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, Herbert Leslie Millington, was 37 and her mother, Flora DeEtta Fuller, was 34. She married Daniel Herbert Wright on 23 September 1918, in Wilmington, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Whitingham, Windham, Vermont, United States in 1920 and West Brattleboro, Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States in 1923. She died on 24 January 1978, in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in West Brattleboro, Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Herbert Wright
1894–1978
Olive Edna Millington
1895–1978
Marriage: 23 September 1918
John Millington Wright
1919–1977
Virginia May Wright
1921–2015
June Frances Wright
1923–2007
Neal Herbert Wright
1928–1985

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 September 1918
Wilmington, Windham, Vermont, United States
children

(4)

    John Millington Wright

    Male1919–1977Male

    Female1921–2015Female

    Female1923–2007Female

    Neal Herbert Wright

    Male1928–1985Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1917

Age 22

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cheshire and East Yorkshire, so named from Old English mylen ‘mill’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Olive C Wright in household of Daniel H Wright, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Olive E Millington in household of Herbert L Millington, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Olive E Wright in household of Daniel H Wright, "United States Census, 1930"

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