Wright

19 May 1892–before 1900 (Age 7)
Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Wright

When Wright was born on 19 May 1892, in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Herbert Wright, was 23 and her mother, Nellie Matilda Hutchins, was 23. She died before 1900, in United States, at the age of 6.

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Family Time Line

William Herbert Wright
1868–1904
Nellie Matilda Hutchins
1869–1945
Wright
1892–1900
Wright
1894–1894
Mildred Anna Wright
1896–1963

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (2)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 6

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.

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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Sources (2)

  • Wright, "Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915"
  • Wright, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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