Carolyn Mae Wright

29 September 1929–18 September 2009 (Age 80)
Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio, United States

The Life of Carolyn Mae

When Carolyn Mae Wright was born on 29 September 1929, in Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio, United States, her father, Harry W D Wright, was 21 and her mother, Odessie Conaway, was 21. She married Robert Dale Valentine on 20 June 1948, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States. She lived in Pickaway Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 18 September 2009, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ludwig Cemetery, Circleville Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States.

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Robert Dale Valentine
Carolyn Mae Wright
Marriage: 20 June 1948

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    Robert Dale Valentine



20 June 1948
Pickaway, Ohio, United States

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Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Age 21

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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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  • Carolyn M Wright in household of Harry W Wright, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carolyn Mae Wright, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Carolyn M Valentine, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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