Julia Baker Wright

Female31 December 1864–1937

Brief Life History of Julia Baker

When Julia Baker Wright was born on 31 December 1864, in Wheatland, Loudoun, Virginia, United States, her father, Robert Lockhart Wright, was 51 and her mother, Mary Catherine Baker, was 28. She lived in Stonewall District, Frederick, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Stonewall, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1910. She died in 1937, at the age of 73, and was buried in Winchester, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lockhart Wright
Mary Catherine Baker
Robert Braden Wright
John Carter Wright
Arthur Scott Wright
Julia Baker Wright

Sources (6)

  • Julia Baker Wright in household of Robert L Baker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Julia Baker Wright, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Miss Julia B Wright, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (4)

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · Appomattox Campaign

Age 1

Appomattox Campaign


Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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Story Highlight

Robert L. Wright of Loudoun Co., Virginia - 1865 Will & Probate

Source: Loudoun County Virginia Will Book 2P p. 423 Repository: Family History Library; Salt Lake City, Utah Testator: Robert L. Wright of Loudoun County, Virginia Will date: June 5, 1865 Will record …

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