Hester Wright was born about 1811, in Pennsylvania, United States. She had at least 1 daughter with Abijah Peet. She lived in Salem, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Salem Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860.
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution.
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
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.