Charles Henry Wright

7 June 1851–6 April 1905 (Age 53)
Springfield, Clark, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Wright was born on 7 June 1851, in Springfield, Clark, Ohio, United States, his father, Abraham Reister Wright Sr, was 39 and his mother, Mary Ann Brockerman, was 35. He married Ann Eliza Galloway on 25 December 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1856 and lived in St. Charles, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 6 April 1905, in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Paris Cemetery, Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Wright
Fanny Emma Clifford
Marriage: 1 October 1884
Theodore Clifford Wright
Mary Clifford Wright
Fannie Clifford Wright
James Clifford Wright
Lawrence Clifford Wright
Phyllis Clifford Wright
Eugene Clifford Wright

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 October 1884Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Oldest Grave seen in the Memorials List
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 15
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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.

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    Story Highlight


    Charles Henry Wright was born on 7 June 1851 in Springfield Township, Jefferson, Ohio to Abraham Reister and Mary Ann Brockerman Wright. He was the eighth of nine children, three girls andsix boys. …

    Sources (37)

    • Charles Wright in entry for James Clifford Wright, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Charles H Wright in household of A R Wright, "United States Census, 1870"
    • C H Wright in entry for Lawrence Wright and Leila Freshour, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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