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Hannah (Dale) Wright (1835 - 1901)

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Hannah Wright formerly Dale
Born in Upper Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 12 Feb 1857 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Pickering Township, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified 23 Jan 2020 | Created 15 Dec 2019
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Hannah was born in 1835 to Richard Dale and Jane Valentine. She married Edmund Wright in 1857. Hanna died in 1901.

"Richard Dale married Jane Valentine, by whom he had the following family: Hannah (Mrs. Edmond Wright), Valentine, Christopher, Mary, William J., Sarah A., and Richard. His son William J. Dale lived for a time on the farm on the 3rd Con. (Lot 15). He died in 1900. His wife and one daughter have resided since in Pickering Village, but recently moved to Hartney, Man., where a son, Edward, and two daughters, Mary and Ethel (Mrs. H. Dunning), live." [1]

"Edmond Wright of London, Ont., married Hannah Dale in 1857 and six years later came to Pickering, where he established a general store at the west end. In 1875 he purchased and remodelled the property long known as Head's Hotel, transforming it into a store and residence. Here he continued business till 1886, when he sold to Dickie and Marquis. His daughter, Pheobe J. Wright, lives in Pickering and his son Albert lives in Imperial Valley, Cal. Two other daughters are Geraldine (Mrs. John Dickie) and Florence (Mrs. Miles Chapman). His eldest son, William V. Wright, graduated from Pickering College and Toronto University and, after marrying Isabella Carroll of Toronto, went to Japan as a missionary. After three years his health failed, and two years later he died in Denver, Col. His family still live in Pickering." [2]


  1. Past Years in Pickering: Sketches of the History of the Community, William R. Wood, 1911
  2. Past Years in Pickering: Sketches of the History of the Community, William R. Wood, 1911

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