Ida Mae Wright

Female9 June 1895–

Brief Life History 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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Joseph Henry Johnston
Ida Mae Wright
Marriage: 14 May 1921

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"
  • Ida M Wright in household of Willis J Wright, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

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

    Siblings (6)

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    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.


    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.

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