Elizabeth Barret

30 March 1827–15 September 1895 (Age 68)
Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Barret was born on 30 March 1827, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, James Barret, was 32 and her mother, Charlotte Webber, was 25. She married Thomas Henry Wright on 9 March 1846, in Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 10 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1855 and lived in Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States in 1855 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1855. She died on 15 September 1895, in Peoa, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Peoa, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henry Wright
1818–1881
Elizabeth Barret
1827–1895
Marriage: 9 March 1846
Charlotte Elizabeth Wright
1846–1898
Joseph Wright
1848–1848
Mary Elizabeth Wright
1850–1855
William James Wright
1850–1931
Suzan or Susannah Wright
1853–
Hyrum Smith Wright
1855–1895
Henry Barrett Wright
1856–1927
Francis B. Wright
1859–1860
Elizabeth Wright
1861–1899
Louisa Anne Wright
1862–1919
Mary Wright
1866–1866
Martha Wright
1866–1915
Alice Lovena Wright
1869–1870
Anna B Wright
1871–1885

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1846Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 3
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    1846
    Age 19
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French/Haitian Matthieu, Mirlande, Philippe.English: variant of Barrett .French: derivative of the topographic name Barre 1 ‘barrier’, or a habitational name from a place called with this word. This surname (in any of the two possible senses; see also 3 below) is also found in Haiti.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Barrette
    Barrett
    Baret

    Sources (35)

    • Elizabeth Wright in household of Thomas Wright, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elizabeth in entry for Francis B Wright, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Elizabeth Wright in household of Thos H Wright, "United States Census, 1880"

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