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The Wright Family Heritage Page

Updated June 8, 2002

John Samuel Wright, Jr.

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In particular am looking for information for these Surnames:

MCMATH, WRIGHT, JOHNSTON; Penn Yan, Yates Co., NY; Late 1800's & Early 1900's
MCMATH, JOHNSTON; Dumfriesshire, Scotland
BENNETT; Cedar Creek Hundred, Sussex Co., DE; 1700's & 1800's
WRIGHT; Jerusalem, Yates Co., NY and Penn Yan, Yates Co., NY; Late 1800's & Early 1900's
BOWER, ANDRE; Harrisburg & Paxtang, Dauphin Co., PA; 1700's & 1800's; trying to trace back to SCHWENKFELDERS

And these particular ancestors:

JOHNSTON, Edward b. 2/8/1844 Penn Yan, Yates Co., NY
d. 1/19/1920, US Soldiers Home, Washington, DC. Fought in
"Indian Wars". Never Married. Trying to find ancestors.

WRIGHT, Everett Philetus b. 11/03/1889 Jerusalem, NY
d. 07/31/1947 Merion Station, PA. Worked for Pennsylvania RR and lived and was buried in Paxtang, PA. married Agnes Amelia MacMath, had one son John Samuel Wright, my father.

If you have an interest in Ancestors from Delaware, I highly recommend checking out the Delaware Genealogy Society Page at

WRIGHT: Another version of our family tree is at:

JOHNSTON: Need information on Robert Johnston (July 7, 1804 - June 28, 1848), never married, who died in a fire in Patterson NJ. He is a decendant of John Johnston of Barnboard Mill, Balmaghie Parish, Galloway County, on the banks of the River Dee, Scotland.

Any information that you can provide would be appreciated. I will be happy to share what I have collected on any family with interested persons.

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