Margaret E Wright

2 January 1911–9 October 1994 (Age 83)
Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Margaret E

When Margaret E Wright was born on 2 January 1911, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, her father, Frank Ely Wright, was 33 and her mother, Rosa Price, was 34. She married Jesse B King in 1935, in Tennessee, United States. She lived in Civil District 16, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 9 October 1994, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83.

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Jesse B King
1904–1978
Margaret E Wright
1911–1994
Marriage: 1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1935
Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 20

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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 (3)

  • Margaret E Wight in household of Frank E Wight, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margarette Wight in household of Frank E Wight, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret E Wight, "Tennessee, Birth Records (ER Series), 1908-1912"

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