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
Annie Willis Samuels
Ethel Elizabeth Wright
Irene Estelle Wright
Floyd Guy Wright
Hazel Wright
Horace Wright
Glen Roy Wright
Simeon "Sim" Coe Wright Jr
Bert "Lewis" Wright
Hariette Jewell Wright
Lucile Wright
Harold Hugh Wright
Helen Nelson Wright

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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