Lucy Wardrop

10 December 1843–4 August 1926 (Age 82)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Lucy

When Lucy Wardrop was born on 10 December 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, John Wardrop Sr., was 33 and her mother, Lucy McIntosh, was 28. She married Abraham Reister Wright Jr on 7 June 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Avenue, South Australia, Australia in 1926. She died on 4 August 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Reister Wright Jr
Lucy Wardrop
Marriage: 7 June 1862
John Reister Wright
Charles Henry Wright
James Wardrop Wright
Joseph Wright
Edwin Wright
Lucy Mc Intosh Wright
Alma Brockerman Wright
William Wallace Wright
Samuel David Wright
Mary Ann Wright
Thomas Wright
Clarence Aaron Wright

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 2
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English (of Norman origin): metonymic occupational name for an official of the wardrobe, in medieval usage the department of a royal or noble household responsible for clothing, armor, bedding, and other personal items (i.e. for someone who was in charge of the garments worn by a feudal lord and his household), from Norman French warderobe, central French garderobe (warder, garder ‘to watch over, guard’ + robe ‘garment’).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Lucy Wardrop

    I am named after Lucy, my paternal great grandmother as was my father's sister who died in her first year. I don't know much about her but Lucy's daughter, Lucy Wright I knew. Much of what I know a …

    Sources (45)

    • Lucy W. Wright in household of Abraham Reister Wright, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Lucy Wright in entry for Abraham Reister Wright, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Lucy Wright in household of A Reister Wright, "United States Census, 1870"

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