Solomon Wright

1680–1728 (Age 48)
Queen Anne's, Maryland, United States

The Life of Solomon

Solomon Wright was born in 1680, in Queen Anne's, Maryland, United States as the son of Ann Hynson. He married Elizabeth King on 11 June 1722. He died on 22 January 1728, at the age of 48.

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Solomon Wright
Elizabeth King
Marriage: 11 June 1722

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11 June 1722
Queen Annes, Maryland

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Age 26

Historical Boundaries - 1707: Queen Anne's, Maryland Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Queen Anne's, Maryland, United States

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.2 Common New England Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, a man of probity, from Old French droit ‘right’, in which there has been confusion between the homophones right and wright.

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

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  • Will for Solomon Wright( 1656- 1717 father of Thomas Hynson Wright. Husband to Ann Hynson

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