Henry A. Wright

23 February 1893–24 March 1893
Colfax Township, Huron, Michigan, United States

The Life of Henry A.

When Henry A. Wright was born on 23 February 1893, in Colfax Township, Huron, Michigan, United States, his father, Joseph G Wright, was 33 and his mother, Georgina M L "Georgie" Henderson, was 24. He died on 24 March 1893, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Joseph G Wright
Georgina M L "Georgie" Henderson
Mildred Mae Wright
Margurite Wright
Henry A. Wright
Marian Doris Wright

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    Mildred Mae Wright




    Marian Doris Wright


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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  • Henry A. Wright, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"
  • Henry A. Wright, "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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