Ewing Wright

Male5 March 1841–18 April 1908

Brief Life History of Ewing

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.

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Family Time Line

Ewing Wright
Susanna B. Hazel
Marriage: 9 November 1865
Dicie Emily Wright
Lillie Elizabeth Wright
Albert Newton Wright

Sources (14)

  • Ewin Wright, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ervin Wright in entry for Robert I Mc Connel, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Ewing Wright, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 November 1865Monroe, Indiana, United States
  • Children (3)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 5

    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 21

    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    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.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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