Anita Anna Wright

6 December 1892–April 1969 (Age 76)
Dexter, Dallas, Iowa, United States

The Life of Anita Anna

When Anita Anna Wright was born on 6 December 1892, in Dexter, Dallas, Iowa, United States, her father, Rev. John William Wright, was 42 and her mother, Lillie Elva Swayne, was 36. She married Seth Elmer Carlson on 24 June 1918, in Mills, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Hastings, Mills, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died in April 1969, in Clay, Iowa, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Silver City Cemetery, Silver City, Mills, Iowa, United States.

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Seth Elmer Carlson
Anita Anna Wright
Marriage: 24 June 1918
Seth Wright Carlson

Spouse and Children

    Seth Elmer Carlson



24 June 1918
Mills, Iowa, United States


    Seth Wright Carlson


Parents and Siblings

    Rev. John William Wright


    Lillie Elva Swayne




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Anita Carlson in household of Seth E Carlson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anita Wright in household of John Wright, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anita Wright in household of John W Wright, "United States Census, 1900"

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