Ida Mae Wright

9 June 1895–
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Ida Mae

When Ida Mae Wright was born on 9 June 1895, in Alabama, United States, her father, Willis Jasper Wright, was 33 and her mother, Arry Jane Small, was 33. She married Joseph Henry Johnston on 14 May 1921, in Poinsett, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Guin, Marion, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 9 Moscow, Lamar, Alabama, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Henry Johnston
1890–1941
Ida Mae Wright
1895–
Marriage: 14 May 1921

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 May 1921Poinsett, Arkansas, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    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.
    1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed
    Age 17
    The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
    1927
    Age 32
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Wrights
    Wrightsman
    Cartwright
    Wrightson
    Right
    McWright
    Wrightman

    Sources (3)

    • Ida M Might in household of Willis J Might, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Ida Wright in household of Willis J Wright, "United States Census, 1910"

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