Joseph Bertinatti Wright

30 November 1872–7 December 1945 (Age 73)
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Joseph Bertinatti

When Joseph Bertinatti Wright was born on 30 November 1872, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, his father, Isaac Newton Wright, was 47 and his mother, Agnes Elizabeth Bate, was 38. He married Hattie J. Harrell on 17 March 1906, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 7 December 1945, at the age of 73.

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Joseph Bertinatti Wright
Hattie J. Harrell
Marriage: 17 March 1906
Hollis L. Wright
Beatrice Wright
Irene M. Wright
Jones Cecil Wright
Joseph Wright
James Howard Wright
Gladys Marie Wright

Spouse and Children

17 March 1906
Rutherford, Tennessee, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Newton Wright


    Agnes Elizabeth Bate




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 6

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

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 (3)

  • Joseph B Wright, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Bertinatti Wright in household of D M Wright, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph B Wright, "United States Census, 1920"

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