Mary Bugg Wright

2 April 1874–9 November 1965 (Age 91)
Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary Bugg

When Mary Bugg Wright was born on 2 April 1874, in Big Flat, Baxter, Arkansas, United States, her father, James Winfield Wright, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Wade Cypert, was 25. She married William Terrell Hayes on 3 January 1891, in Baxter, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Hewitt, Carter, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Maxwell, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 9 November 1965, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Terrell Hayes
Mary Bugg Wright
Marriage: 3 January 1891
Roy Hayes
Ernest H. Hayes
Cecil Hayes
Gertrude " Gertie" H. Hayes
William Clyde Hayes
Bertie Hayes
Obert Hayes
Bessie Alta Hayes
Floy Maie Hayes
Dorthy Hayes
Woodrow Hayes

Spouse and Children

3 January 1891
Baxter, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 9

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

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.

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)

  • Mary B Hayes in household of William F Hayes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mollie B Hayes in household of William T Hayes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mollie Wright, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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