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Joseph Wright (1704 - 1775)

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Joseph Wright
Born in Colchester, New London County, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 22 Mar 1739 in Middletown Middlesex County Connecticutmap
Husband of — married 4 Feb 1768 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Middletown, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified 7 Feb 2020 | Created 26 Dec 2013 | Last significant change: 7 Feb 2020
11:59: Rick Pierpont edited the Biography for Joseph Wright (1704-1775). (Add source.) [Thank Rick for this]
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Joseph was born on October 15, 1704 at Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, a son of Joseph Wright and Mary Dudley.[1]

He was buried at the Colchester Burying Ground, New London County, Connecticut, USA.[2]


  1. Barbour, Lucius Barnes, Connecticut Vital Records to 1870. (Colchester, Pages 186-87) (Online Database accessed November 6, 2015:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928.
  2. Find A Grave: Memorial #113247352

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