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View Tree for JAMES WRIGHTJAMES WRIGHT (b. March 1792, d. March 23, 1874)

JAMES WRIGHT (son of SAMUEL WRIGHT, M.D.) was born March 1792 in SOUTH CAROLINA ( YORK COUNTY), and died March 23, 1874 in SALEM, TIPTON COUNTY, TENN., ASSOCIATE REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CH. CEMETERY. He married MARGARET MOORE on Abt. 1814 in SOUTH CAROLINA, daughter of JAMES MOORE and MARGARET NISBET.

 Includes NotesNotes for JAMES WRIGHT:
US CENSUS, 1790, SOUTH CAROLINA NAMES ONLY FOUR HEADS OF HOUSEHOLD IN YORK COUNTY; BARTLIT WRIGHT, JOHN WRIGHT , HENRY WRIGHT AND WILLIAM WRIGHT.
JAMES WRIGHT RECORDED IN THE 1820 CENSUS OF US IN SOUTH CAROLINA AS MEMBER OF CAPT. JOHN DARNALL'S COMPANY. , SOUTH CAROLINA STATE MILITIA, ALONG WITH WILLIAM WRIGHT AND ONE SAMUEL WRIGHT.
ALSO FROM YORK COUNTY IN CAPT. JAS. LACEY'S CO. WERE, JOHN WRIGHT, ANDREW WRIGHT, WILLIAM WRIGHT AND ONE GEORGE WRIGHT.
US CENSUS 1820, SOUTH CAROLINA, YORK DISTRICT SO. CAROLINA, CAPT. JOHN DARNELL'S COMPANY;, JAMES WRIGHT HOUSEHOLD INCLUDED SIX SLAVES.
WRIGHT AND FAMILY MOVED TO W. TENN. (TIPTON COUNTY) AROUND 1832.
US CENSUS 1840, STATE OF TENNESSEE, COUNTY OF TIPTON, JAMES WRIGHT HOUSEHOLD INCLUDED THREE SLAVES, ONE MALE 24 TO 36 YRS. OLD, ONE FEMALE 24 TO 36 YRS. OLD AND ONE MALE BETWEEN 5 AND 10 YEARS OLD.

JAMES, WIFE MARGARET AND MANY OF THEIR RELATIVES ARE BURRIED IN THE CEMETERY AT SALEM ASSOCIATE REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WHICH WAS ORGANIZED ON JUNE 19, 1836 BY REV. HENRY BRYSON, D.D. WITH 53 MEMBERS. FIRST HOUSE OF WORSHIP WAS LOG HOUSE BUILT ON 4 ACRES DONATED BY ABNER MATHEWS. FIRST PASTOR, REV. JOHN WILSON SERVED 1837 TO 1865. "THE MOTHER OF CHURCHES", SALEM'S AJOINING CEMETERY PREDATES THE CHURCH AND CONTAINS GRAVES OF INDIANS AND ALSO SLAVES.

IN YORK, SOUTH CAROLINA ON THE WEST SIDE OF HWY. 321, NORTH OF McCONNELL'S IS THE "WRIGHT FAMILY CEMETERY". RESEARCH OF THE FAMILY MEMBERS THERE HAS NOT BEEN DONE BY ME. (gw)

More About JAMES WRIGHT:
Fact 1: 1850, CENSUS REFLECTS OCCUPATION, FARMER, LAND VALUE, $1100.00.
Fact 2: 1840, ,RESIDING IN TENN. 9 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER BORN IN TENN..
Fact 3: 1830, RESIDING IN SOUTH CAROLINA. MOVED TO TENN IN 1831?.
Fact 4: 1820, RESIDING IN YORK CO. S.C..
Fact 5: 1790, YORK COUNTY, DISTRICT OF CAMDEN, S.C..
Fact 6: 1790, YORK COUNTY POPULATION, 6,604.
Fact 7: 1768, YORK COUNTY ORGANIZED, YORK CO.SEAT, PARENT DISTRICT, CAMDEN.
Fact 8: 1783, CROPS; COTTON, TOBACCO, HEMP AND WHEAT..
Fact 9: 1786, TOWN OF COLUMBIA ESTABLISHED AND MADE CAPITAL.
Fact 10: 1792, GENERAL WASHINGTON VISITS CHARLESTON.
Fact 11: March 08, 1825, GEN LAFAYETTE VISITS S.C. AFTER AN INTERVAL OF 47 YEARS.
Fact 12: June 19, 1836, CHARTER MEMBER, SALEM ASSO. REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.

More About JAMES WRIGHT and MARGARET MOORE:
Marriage: Abt. 1814, SOUTH CAROLINA.

 Includes NotesMarriage Notes for JAMES WRIGHT and MARGARET MOORE:
IN THE TENNESSEE CENSUS OF 1850, A CHILD BY THE NAME OF MARGARET WILSON, 10 YEARS OLD, WAS SHOWN AS A MEMBER OF THE HOSEHOLD.
SHE IS THE DAUGHTER OF ISABELLA WRIGHT CONSORT OF ROBERT W. WILSON AND THE DAUGHTER OF JAMES AND MARGARET MOORE WRIGHT.


Children of JAMES WRIGHT and MARGARET MOORE are:
  1. +RICHARD N. WRIGHT, b. February 02, 1815, YORK COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA, d. September 26, 1860, MT. ZION CHURCH CEMETERY, HIGHWAY 425 N. MONTICELLO, DREW COUNTY, ARK..
  2. +JAMES MOORE WRIGHT, b. June 05, 1817, SOUTH CAROLINA, d. November 14, 1876, SALEM, TIPTON COUNTY, TENN. BURRIED ASSOCIATED REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CH. CEMETER.
  3. +ISABELLA WRIGHT, b. 1819, SOUTH CAROLINA, d. October 01, 1845, TENNESSEE.
  4. MARY ANN WRIGHT, b. Abt. 1825, d. date unknown.
  5. +ELIZABETH WRIGHT, b. 1825, SOUTH CAROLINA, d. July 17, 1856, TIPTON COUNTY TENNESSEE.
  6. WILLIAM MOORE WRIGHT, b. October 13, 1828, SOUTH CAROLINA, d. February 18, 1850, SALEM, TIPTON COUNTY, TENN., ASSOCIATE REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CH. CEMETERY.
  7. JOHN A. WRIGHT, b. July 1831, SOUTH CAROLINA, d. January 07, 1852, SALEM, TIPTON COUNTY, TENN., ASSOCIATE REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CH. CEMETERY.
  8. +MARGARET LENNAH WRIGHT, b. 1832, d. October 07, 1852, TipTION COUNTY TENNESSEE, SALEM CHURCH.
  9. +MARTHA JANE ELIZABETH WRIGHT, b. January 24, 1834, TIPTON CO. TENNESSEE, d. March 26, 1877, NELSON, DREW COUNTY, ARKANSAS, BURRIED BARKADO CEM. MONTICELLO, ARK..
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