Luella Wright

1881–15 February 2012 (Age 131)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Luella

Luella Wright was born in 1881, in Pennsylvania, United States. She married Christopher Moran on 31 July 1904, in St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States. She lived in Eldred, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 February 2012, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 131, and was buried in Eldred, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Moran
1884–
Luella Wright
1881–2012
Marriage: 31 July 1904

Spouse and Children

    Christopher Moran

    Male1884–Male

    Female1881–2012Female

MARRIAGE
31 July 1904
St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 0

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 24

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 35

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Luella Wright, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Luella Wright, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Luella Wright, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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