When Ewing Wright was born on 5 March 1841, in Monroe, Indiana, United States, his father, David Lee Wright, was 34 and his mother, Caroline M Kutch, was 32. He married Nancy Jane Turner on 17 January 1861, in Monroe, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Indian Creek Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States for about 20 years and Clear Creek, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1861. He died on 18 April 1908, in Bloomington, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Bloomington Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States.
English and Scottish: occupational name for a craftsman or maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Middle English and Older Scots wriht, wright, wricht, writh, write (Old English wyrhta, wryhta) ‘craftsman’, especially ‘carpenter, joiner’. The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it often referred to a builder of windmills or watermills. This surname is also very common among African Americans.
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