Rollinson Hyrum Wright

3 October 1895–3 October 1906 (Age 11)
Park Valley, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Rollinson Hyrum

When Rollinson Hyrum Wright was born on 3 October 1895, in Park Valley, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas Rollison Wright, was 29 and his mother, Olive Permilia Chadwick, was 19. He died on 3 October 1906, in Yost, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 11, and was buried in Yost, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Rollison Wright
Olive Permilia Chadwick
Rollinson Hyrum Wright
George Abraham Wright
Allen Chadwick Wright
Geneva Olive Wright

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State
Age 1
After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 5
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.2 Common New England Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, a man of probity, from Old French droit ‘right’, in which there has been confusion between the homophones right and wright.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Hyrum P Wright in household of Thomas Wright, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rollison Hyrum Wright, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Rollison H. Wright, "BillionGraves Index"

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