Arry Jane Small

Brief Life History of Arry Jane

When Arry Jane Small was born on 18 September 1861, in Alabama, United States, her father, William Chapman Small, was 30 and her mother, Caroline Sarah Hines, was 25. She married Willis Jasper Wright on 1 March 1888, in Marion, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 9 Moscow, Lamar, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Amory, Monroe, Mississippi, United States in 1930. She died on 18 November 1935, in Sulligent, Lamar, Alabama, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Barnesville Cemetery, Hamilton, Marion, Alabama, United States.

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Willis Jasper Wright
Arry Jane Small
Marriage: 1 March 1888
Sarah B Wright
Iva Wright
Etta Evelyn Wright
Bell Vera Wright
Ida Mae Wright
Albert C Wright

Sources (10)

  • Ara S Might in household of Willis J Might, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jane Smalls, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Jane Wright, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries: February 4, 1867: Jones, Alabama, United States November 13, 1867 Abolished and returned to Marion County October 8, 1868: Sanford, Alabama, United States February 8, 1877: Lamar, Alabama, United States

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish (Angus): nickname for a person of slender build or diminutive stature, from Middle English smal(e), smel(e) ‘small, slender, thin’ (Old English smæl).

Irish (Down): adopted for Beag ‘small’; see Begg .

Americanized form (translation into English) of any of various European surnames meaning ‘small’, e.g. German Klein and Schmal , Polish Mały, Czech and Slovak Malý (see Maly 1).

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

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