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
1842–1932
Lucy Wardrop
1843–1926
Marriage: 7 June 1862
John Reister Wright
1863–1879
Charles Henry Wright
1865–1950
James Wardrop Wright
1867–1943
Joseph Wright
1869–1880
Edwin Wright
1871–1960
Lucy Mc Intosh Wright
1873–1964
Alma Brockerman Wright
1875–1952
William Wallace Wright
1878–1879
Samuel David Wright
1880–1899
Mary Ann Wright
1882–1909
Thomas Wright
1885–1885
Clarence Aaron Wright
1886–1967

Spouse and Children

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

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +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."
    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1865
    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.

    Possible Related Names

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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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