Agnes M Wright

FemaleMarch 1894–

Brief Life History of Agnes M

When Agnes M Wright was born in March 1894, in Delaware, United States, her father, James Elmer Wright, was 28 and her mother, Ida Eleanor Bonner, was 21. She married Wilson M Green on 20 June 1916, in Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Wilmington Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1900 and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910.

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William Hogan
1893–1952
Agnes M Wright
1894–
Marriage: 29 July 1924

Sources (6)

  • Agnes Wright in household of Ida Wright, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Agnes Wright, "Delaware State Birth Records, 1861-1922"
  • Agnes V Wright, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 July 1924Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    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.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 11

    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. 

    1927

    Age 33

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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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