Margaret Wright

19 May 1851–21 April 1913 (Age 61)
Busby, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Wright was born on 19 May 1851, in Busby, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, George Wright Sr., was 43 and her mother, Deborah Ann Hazley, was 33. She married Joseph Dunkley on 12 November 1868, in Franklin, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 12 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Newton Mearns, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861 and Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 21 April 1913, in Whitney, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Dunkley
1824–1901
Margaret Wright
1851–1913
Marriage: 12 November 1868
Joseph Leitch Dunkley
1869–1957
"Stillborn" Dunkley
1886–1886
John Alexander Dunkley
1871–1932
Elizabeth Anne Dunkley
1872–1892
Benjamin George Dunkley
1874–1929
James Dunkley
1875–
Parley Briggs Dunkley
1876–1964
Heber Dunkley
1877–1882
Sarah Sophia Dunkley
1878–1933
Lillie Dunkley
1878–
Kate Watterson Dunkley
1880–1947
William Job Dunkley
1880–1963
Jane Theodora Dunkley
1883–1883
Loren Richard Dunkley
1884–1965
Wilford Dunkley
1888–1888
Wilford Dunkley
1888–1888
Lester LeRoy Dunkley
1889–1973

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 November 1868Franklin, Idaho, United States
  • Children

    (17)

    +12 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1860
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries 1860: Washington Territory, United States 1861: Shoshone, Washington Territory, United States 1861: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States 1913: Franklin, Idaho, United States
    1863
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 17
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Wrights
    Wrightsman
    Cartwright
    Wrightson
    Right
    McWright
    Wrightman

    Story Highlight

    MARGARET WRIGHT DUNKLEY

    MARGARET WRIGHT DUNKLEY 5/19/1850 – 4/20/1913 By Ezra Taft Benson Margaret Wright was born May 19, 1850, in Busby, Renfreshire, Scotland, the daughter of Deborah Ann Hasley and George Wright. When …

    Sources (44)

    • Margret Dunkley, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Margaret Wright in entry for Parley Briggs Dunkley and Martha Meacham, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Margaret W. Dunkley, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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