Mildred Lucille Wright

Female12 April 1923–4 January 1985

Brief Life History of Mildred Lucille

When Mildred Lucille Wright was born on 12 April 1923, in Caldwell, Missouri, United States, her father, Jesse Dewey Wright, was 34 and her mother, Mamie Grace Hendrickson, was 30. She lived in Gomer Township, Caldwell, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 4 January 1985, in Hamilton, Caldwell, Missouri, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Hamilton Township, Caldwell, Missouri, United States.

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James W "Bill" Bridgford
Mildred Lucille Wright

Sources (5)

  • Mildred L Wright in household of Jessie D Wright, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred Lucille Wright Bridgford, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mildred in entry for Jesse D Wright, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.


Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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