Willie C. Wright

1868–
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Willie C.

When Willie C. Wright was born in 1868, in Arkansas, United States, her father, David Sayers Wright, was 34 and her mother, Margaret E. Traylor, was 29. She married William D. King on 20 February 1884, in Columbia Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Magnolia, Columbia, Arkansas, United States in 1880.

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William D. King
Willie C. Wright
1868–
Marriage: 20 February 1884

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 February 1884
Columbia Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    David Sayers Wright

    Male1834–1914Male

    Margaret E. Traylor

    Female1839–1911Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 15

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 32

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Willie C King in household of Wm D King, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Willie C Wright in household of David S Wright, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Willie C. Wright, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"

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