Maggie Wright

1840–
Perry, Ohio, United States

The Life of Maggie

Maggie Wright was born in 1840, in Perry, Ohio, United States. She married Samuel Milton Teal on 11 July 1859, in Perry, Ohio, United States. She lived in White River Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Milton Teal
1835–1869
Maggie Wright
1840–
Marriage: 11 July 1859

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Milton Teal

    Male1835–1869Male

    Female1840–Female

MARRIAGE
11 July 1859
Perry, Ohio, United States

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 20

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Margaret Teal in household of Samuel M Teal, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Maggie Wright, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Maggie Wright, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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