Glen Roy Wright

Male16 March 1899–7 May 1954

Brief Life History of Glen Roy

When Glen Roy Wright was born on 16 March 1899, in Malvern, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States, his father, Simeon Coe Wright, was 46 and his mother, Annie Willis Samuels, was 31. He lived in Fenter Township, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 7 May 1954, in Granite, Greer, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simeon Coe Wright
1852–1910
Annie Willis Samuels
1868–1949
Ethel Elizabeth Wright
1888–
Irene Estelle Wright
1890–1984
Floyd Guy Wright
1893–1949
Hazel Wright
1896–1903
Horace Wright
1897–1900
Glen Roy Wright
1899–1954
Simeon "Sim" Coe Wright Jr
1900–1995
Bert "Lewis" Wright
1903–1958
Hariette Jewell Wright
1905–1993
Lucile Wright
1907–1934
Harold Hugh Wright
1907–1973
Helen Nelson Wright
1909–1977

Sources (4)

  • Glenn R Wright in household of Annie W Wright, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Glen Roy Wright, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Glureray Wright in household of Simeon C Wright, "United States Census, 1900"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 5

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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