Earl Homer Wright

Male24 August 1888–4 July 1902

Brief Life History of Earl Homer

When Earl Homer Wright was born on 24 August 1888, in Iowa, United States, his father, Charles Homer Wright, was 28 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Guthrie, was 29. He lived in Lincoln Township, Story, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 4 July 1902, in Story, Iowa, United States, at the age of 13, and was buried in Zearing Cemetery, Zearing, Story, Iowa, United States.

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Charles Homer Wright
Mary Elizabeth Guthrie
Ola May "Ollie" Wright
Quincy Roscoe Wright
Dr. John Edgar Wright D.D.S.
Albert Wright
Earl Homer Wright
Lottie Alice Wright
Cecil Pearl Wright
Charles Lloyd Wright
Dorsey Dewey Wright

Sources (4)

  • Earl H Wright in household of Charles H Wright, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Wright, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • Earl Homer Wright, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (7)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 8

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.

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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