When Helen La Ree Wright was born on 21 October 1910, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Elmer Wright, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Lilly Hamilton, was 23. She married Harris Wilford Bennion on 20 August 1945, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 3, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 11 September 1994, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Holladay Memorial Park, Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
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.
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