Jim F Wright

4 August 1902–20 March 1964 (Age 61)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Jim F

Jim F Wright was born on 4 August 1902, in Oklahoma, United States as the son of Benjamin Franklin Wright and Maggie Graves. He married Beatrice Ura Gibbens on 31 May 1924, in Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Sallisaw, Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States in 1924 and Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 20 March 1964, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Fort Gibson, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States.

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Jim F Wright
Beatrice Ura Gibbens
Marriage: 31 May 1924
Jim F Wright
George Wright
Imogene Lonella Wright

Spouse and Children

31 May 1924
Sequoyah, Oklahoma, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Franklin Wright


    Maggie Graves




World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • James F Wright in household of C M Wright, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jim Wright in household of William H Wright, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jim F Wright, "United States Census, 1940"

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