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James Garfield WRIGHT was born on 24 June 1880 in Fentress County, Tennessee, ,  and died on 16 September 1959 in Lady Ann Hospital, Livingston, Overton County, Tennessee. He had been staying at the hospital for 6 weeks. His usual place of residence at the time of his death was listed as Jamestown, Fentress County, Tennessee. He was the son of John Calvin WRIGHT and Mary Anna Francis WILLIAMS. He was buried in John C. Wright Cemetery, Fentress County, Tennessee.
His death record stated that he worked in Real Estate.
James Garfield WRIGHT was married on "Date" in "Place" to Elizabeth "Eliza" GARRETT.
Elizabeth "Eliza" GARRETT was born about July 1880 in Pickett County, Tennessee. Her date of death is currently unknown, but her husband's death record stated that he was married at the time of his death and that Elizabeth WRIGHT was the informant of the information so it is known that her death was after 16 September 1959. She was the daughter of Creed Taylor GARRETT (1843 - 1917) and Julia Ann BEATY (1840 - 1912). Her place of burial was not discovered as of 6 August 2010 when the find a grave memorial listing for her was created.
1900 U. S. Census - "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MS8X-47S : accessed 25 October 2017), John C Wright, Civil Districts 7-8, 11, Fentress, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 16, sheet 8A, family 129, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,569.
1910 U. S. Census - [Place Holder]
Search was performed on 25 October 2017 for James Garfield WRIGHT in Fentress County, Tennessee in the 1910 U. S. Census Record. No matches were found in the index so a page by page search was performed. No matches were found in Civil Districts 1 - 4. Still need to search Civil District 5 and 9. His mother was living in Civil District 2, but he was not living in her household.
World War I Draft Card of James Garfield WRIGHT - "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ62-2VY : 12 December 2014), James Garfield Wright, 1917-1918; citing Fentress County, Tennessee, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,852,983.
Find a Grave Memorial of James Garfield WRIGHT - Find a Grave Memorial no. 61,589,711, Entry for James Garfield WRIGHT (1880 - 1959), Buried in John C. Wright Cemetery, Fentress County, Tennessee, accessed 23 October 2017. Tombstone picture provided by Marvin and Samme Templin.
Find a Grave Memorial of Eliza GARRETT WRIGHT - Find a Grave Memorial no. 56,201,083, Entry for Eliza GARRETT WRIGHT (1880 - Unknown), Unknown Burial Location, accessed 25 October 2017. No tombstone picture. Memorial created by JoAnn Stephens GRAHAM on 6 August 2010.
Cemetery Records - Fentress County, Tenn. by Mable Rushton Wheeler. 1988.
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