The Joseph Samuel Wright Family Home Page

Updated September 5, 2000


Raymond,Vermell,Sharon Wright
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Joseph Samuel Wright was a Methodist Episopal Church South Minister, Farmer, Teacher and Eye Doctor. Joseph was born July 31, 1819 in Kentucky and died April 29, 1894 in Hale (Chatauqua) Kansas. Married Sarah Ababiah Brown 1839-1840. Sarah died 1852-1857. Sarah's parents Richard & Hannan Brown moved with the Wright family from Overton County, TN to Carroll County, AR. From Civil War records on Obediah Richard Wright said his father was Joseph & Linuria Wright from Sequatchie Valley,TN (Sequatchie covers 3 counties:Bledsoe,Cumberland,Marion). We are not sure if the Joseph & Sarah are their first names, middle or nicknames.
They had 8 children: one set of triplet
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l. James Mitchell Wright born Feb.13,1841 in Livingston,TN died on Nov. 06,1935. Married Susan Minerva Hedgespeth Dec. 19, 1867.
2. Eliza A. Wright born 1843 in Livingston,TN. Died 1859.
3. Obediah Richard Wright born June 16, 1845 in Livingston,TN and died July 7, 1916. Married Saphronia Fultz on Dec. 26, 1869.
4. John M. Wright born Jan. 11, 1848 in Livingston,TN died ?
5. Hannah Brown Wright born Jan 11, 1848 in Livingston,TN and died Aug.4, 1917. Married Richard T. Chadwick on April 18,1873 and William Gilstrap.
6. Linnuary J. Wright born Jan. 11, 1848 in Livingston, TN died Nov. 17, 1919. Married Asbury Oakley on Sept. 19, 1883.
7. Arminda Matilda Wright born April 7, 1850 in Livingston,TN and died April 30, 1930. Married George Allen Chadwick.
8. Rachel Amanda Wright born Oct. 25, 1852 in Dry Fork, AR and died Aug. 4, 1872. Married James Andrew Whiteley on Dec. 8,1872.

Second Wife Frances Ann Allred born March 1, 1834 in Overton
County, TN and died May 25, 1918. They had 13 children:

9. Louis Burr Wright born Dec. 30, 1858 in Berryville, AR and died Feb. 7, 1925. Married Elizabeth Allred Nov. 13, 1884.
10. Sarah Melvina Wright born Jan. 6, 1860 in Berryville,AR and died June 17, 1906. Married Isacc N. Deen Sept. 17, 1883.
11. Thomas Bradley Wright born Jan. 17, 1861 in Berryville,AR and died May 3, 1929. Married Texas Ann Stone Oct. 6, 1881.
12. Mary Ann Wright born July 9, 1862 in Berryville,AR and died on Nov. 6, 1916. Married William Kelly in 1882.
13. Nancy Jane Wright born 1863 and died ?
14. Catherine Alice Wright born April 17, 1865 in Washington,AR and died March 17, 1958. Married James Garrl Stone Oct. 23,1880.
15. Abner Fletcher Wright born Dec. 10, 1866 in Dry Fork, AR and died April 26, 1955. Married Lillian Mae Carmon Dec. 27, 1892.
16. Emma Josephine Wright born April 4, 1868 in Dry Fork, AR and died Jan. 4, 1905. Married Robert Marion Anderson April 27,1887.
17. Margaret Isabel Wright born July 22, 1869 in Dry Fork, AR and died Nov. 28, 1935. Married Thomas C. McCurry March 11, 1884.
18. Iredale Dillard Wright born Sept. 28, 1870 in Dry Fork,AR and died July 15, 1923. Married Lucy Jane Downs Jan. 30, 1895.
19. William Worth Wright born March 24, 1874 in Dry Fork,AR and died Feb. 14, 1900. Married Mary ?
20. Martha Smith Wright born Sept. 22, 1875 in Dry Fork,AR and died June 25, 1969. Married Dillion Ferguson Dec. 16, 1897.
21. Benjamin Franklin Wright born Dec. 12, 1876 in Dry Fork, AR and died Oct. 31, 1919. Never married.



















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