Hannah Rebecca Wright

14 March 1868–11 November 1944 (Age 76)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah Rebecca

When Hannah Rebecca Wright was born on 14 March 1868, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, William Wright, was 36 and her mother, Jemima Dand, was 36. She married Amasa Lyman Penrod on 30 October 1889, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 11 November 1944, in Pleasant View, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amasa Lyman Penrod
Hannah Rebecca Wright
Marriage: 30 October 1889
Hannah Pearl Penrod
Jennie Penrod
Temperance Myrle Penrod
William Lowell Penrod
James Dean Penrod
Nellie Melva Penrod
Ervin Verl Penrod

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+2 More Children

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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 2
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote
Age 2
The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 22
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.

Name Meaning

(1997: 148099;2007: 327961; 2010: 458980)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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Sources (29)

  • Hannah R Wright in entry for Irvin Verl Penrod, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
  • Hannah R Wright Penrod in household of Amasa L Penrod, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Anna R Wright in entry for William Lowell Penrod and Edna Twitchell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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