Elizabeth Elean Wright

21 April 1896–9 October 1975 (Age 79)
Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Elean

When Elizabeth Elean Wright was born on 21 April 1896, in Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, her father, John Wheeler Wright, was 24 and her mother, Minerva McArthur, was 22. She married Wilford Price on 2 January 1918, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. She lived in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 October 1975, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Paris Cemetery, Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilford Price
1893–1945
Elizabeth Elean Wright
1896–1975
Marriage: 2 January 1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1918
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 3

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1917

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Elizabeth Wright Price, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Elizabeth Elene Wright Price in household of Wilford Price, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Elizabeth E Wright Price in household of Wilford B Price, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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