Judah Wright Sr.
Privacy Level: Open (White)

Judah Wright Sr. (1642 - 1725)

Judah Wright Sr.
Born in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusettsmap
Husband of — married after 7 Jan 1666 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MAmap
Husband of — married 11 Jul 1706 in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 83 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusettsmap
Problems/Questions Profile managers: Iris Hooge private message [send private message] and Sarah Dittmann private message [send private message]
Profile last modified | Created 29 Nov 2008
This page has been accessed 4,360 times.



"Judah Wright, ye sone of Samuell Wright borne on 3 mon 10 day 1642" at Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.[1] The Ancestral File shows Judah's mother as "Margaret (Compton)?"

"Judah Wright (Samuel) was born at Springfield May 10, 1642; died at Northampton, 1725. Was twice married — first to Mercy Burt, Jan. 8, 1666; married second, to widow Sarah Burke, July 11, 1706, being her third marriage. She was daughter of Thomas and Mary Woodford, was born Sept. 2, 1649, married first, Nehemiah Allen, Sept. 4, 1664, when but two days more than fifteen years of age. She married second, Richard Burke, 1687; married third as above. Judah Wright and wife Mercy were admitted to the church 1672, and in 1675 personally took the covenant and admitted to full communion. The date of the death of the first wife not known. The second wife Sarah died March 31, 1712."[2]

Judah married Mercy Burt on 8 Jan 1666 at Northampton.[3] Judah and Mercy had nine children: Samuel, Mercy, Hester, Judah, Judah, Ebenezer, Thomas, Patience and Nathaniel. [4]Married: 17 JAN 1667 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts 1 2


  • Samuel Wright b: 06 NOV 1667 at Northampton[5][6]; d. 18 Feb 1667/8 in Northampton[7]
  • Mercy Wright b: 14 MAR 1668/69 at Northampton[8][9]
  • Esther Wright b: 18 AUG 1671; d. 25 March 1674 at Northampton[10][11]
  • Judah Wright (1) b: 4 NOV 1673[12]; d. 16 Nov 1673 (or 25 Dec) in Northampton[13]
  • Judah Wright b: 10 MAY 1677 at Northampton (son of Judah and "Mary")[14][15]
  • Ebenezer Wright b: SEP 1679 at Northampton[16]
  • Thomas Wright b: 08 APR 1682 at Northampton[17]
  • Patience Wright b: 18 APR 1684 in Northampton[18]
  • Nathaniel Wright b: 05 MAY 1688 at Northampton[19]

Judah married, second, Sarah Burk[e] on July 11, 1706, at Northampton.[20]

Judah's death is recorded at Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, on 26 Nov 1725,[21] and he is buried at the Old Deerfield Burying Ground, Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.[22] You can see a picture of his gravestone at FindAGrave.

Judah Wright was the great-grandfather of Ethan Allen, an American Revolutionary War leader who fought for Vermont's independence.

Judah Wright, born May 10, 1642, was the son of Samuel and Margaret (Compton)? Wright.

Note: From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996.

Judah was born in 1648, son of Margaret & Margaret (Compton) Wright. He was married to Mercy Burt in 1667 and they had nine children. After her death he married Sarah Woodford in 1706. He passed away in 1725.


  1. NEHGR: Vol 18, Page 82
  2. NEHGR: Vol. 40, Page 281
  3. #S-57 "Northampton Births, Marriages and Death" Page 336 (number on page is 97
  4. NEHGR: Vol. 40, Page 281-2
  5. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 85
  6. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 1562
  7. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 105
  8. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 85
  9. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 1562
  10. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 106
  11. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 1562
  12. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 1562
  13. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 106
  14. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 15
  15. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 1562
  16. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 1562
  17. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 18
  18. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 20
  19. #S-55 Vol. 1, Page 23
  20. #S-55 Page 1562
  21. #S-55 Page 122
  22. Find A Grave

  • S-55Vital Records of Northampton, Massachusetts. Corbin Collection Volume 1: Records of Hampshire County, Massachusetts. CD-ROM. Boston, Mass: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2003. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.)
  • S-57 Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 Ancestry.com. [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).
  • S-97 Title: Public Member Trees Publication: Ancestry.com Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Family trees submitted by Ancestry members.Original data: Family trees submitted by Ancestry members. Text: Tree

DNA Sources

  1. Source: DNA Confirmation for Lynden Raber Castle Rodriguez from the line of Henry Wright by Ancestry.com DNA::lynden_us and a triangulation match through DNA of Don Allen, on 30 Jul 2015.



Find a Grave - Memorial #27025406 - Old Deerfield Burying Ground - Deerfield, Massachuttes.

Is Judah your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon contact private message private message a profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by Ancestry.com

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships. Paternal line Y-chromosome DNA test-takers: Maternal line mitochondrial DNA test-takers: It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Judah: Have you taken a test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Comments: 4

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.
Wright-32048 and Wright-12 appear to represent the same person because: same dates, wives.... parents need to be worked
posted by Robin Lee
I think their children were born in Northampton, not Springfield. None of the births are listed in Springfield VR.
posted by Carole Partridge
Gerald is correct. The sentence with the reference to Ethan Allen has not source and is factually incorrect. It should be removed. OK with others?
posted by Vic Watt
"Judah Wright was the great-grandfather of Ethan Allen, an American Revolutionary War leader who fought for Vermont's independence." Actually Judah Wright's 2nd wife Sarah Woodford's 1st husband, Nehemiah Allen was the great-grandfather of Ethan Allen.
posted by Jerry Smith

This week's featured connections are French Notables: Judah is 13 degrees from Napoléon I Bonaparte, 16 degrees from Gilbert du Motier de La Fayette, 19 degrees from Sarah Bernhardt, 26 degrees from Charlemagne Carolingian, 19 degrees from Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, 13 degrees from Pierre Curie, 23 degrees from Simone de Beauvoir, 13 degrees from Philippe Denis de Keredern de Trobriand, 14 degrees from Camille de Polignac, 12 degrees from Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière, 13 degrees from Claude Monet and 20 degrees from Aurore Dupin de Francueil on our single family tree. Login to see how you relate to 33 million family members.

W  >  Wright  >  Judah Wright Sr.

Categories: Deerfield, Massachusetts