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Leander H Wright (1839 - 1909)

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Leander H Wright
Born in Orange County, Indiana, United Statesmap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Gibson County, Indiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 16 Nov 2019 | Created 16 Aug 2016 | Last significant change: 16 Nov 2019
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Biography

24.06--Leander H. Wright, b. 19 Jan 1839; d. 5 Nov 1909; bd. Mount Moriah Cem., Fort Branch, Gibson Co., IN--Find A Grave Memorial# 57259166; m. 15 Nov 1860 to Ellen Crandall (Index to Marriage Record 1826-1920, Orange Co., Indiana , Vol C-4; OS Page 384, reports Leander H Wright married 15 Nov 1860 to Ellen Crandall) (b. 4 Nov 1839 in Orange Co., IN to Obadiah and Elizabeth Crandall, both b. NC; d. 7 Feb 1909 in Fort Branch, Gibson Co., IN; bd. Mount Moriah Cem., Fort Branch, Gibson Co., IN--Find A Grave Memorial# 57259182); 8 known ch.

[listed as Leander Right, age 10, in the 15 Aug 1850 census of res. #33 of the Southeast Twp., Orange Co., IN]
[listed as Leander H. Wright, blacksmith, 32 and b. in IN, in the 22 Jul 1870 census of Unionville, P. O., Greenfield Twp., Orange Co., IN]
[listed as Leander H. Wright, blacksmith, 40 and b. in IN/KY/VA, in the 1 Jun 1880 census of Unionville, P. O., Greenfield Twp., Orange Co., IN]
[listed as Ellen Wright, 32 and b. in IN, in the 22 Jul 1870 census of Unionville, P. O., Greenfield Twp., Orange Co., IN]
[listed as Ellen Wright, 40 and b. in IN/IN/IN, in the 1 Jun 1880 census of Unionville, P. O., Greenfield Twp., Orange Co., IN]

Gravestone reads:
MOTHER
ELLEN WRIGHT
NOV. 4, 1839 - FEB. 7, 1909
FATHER
LEANDER H. WRIGHT
JAN. 19, 1839 - NOV. 5, 1909
This photo by Daniel Elliott was taken at Mount Moriah Cem., Fort Branch, Gibson Co., IN, and was posted on Findagrave.com by Janet Elliott Douglas. Find A Grave Memorial# 57259166

Summary of Leander's and Ellen's Children:
25.01--Benjamin F. Wright (1861 - 1941) m. Anna Belle Gaines ( );
25.02--Nancy L. Wright (ca. 1863 - unk.) m. unk. ( );
25.03--Mary E. Wright (ca. 1865 - unk.) m. unk. ( );
25.04--Charles L. "Charlie" Wright (1869 - 1917) m. Nellie Linzy (1872 - 1936);
25.05--Major C. Wright (ca. 1871 - unk.) m. Emma Montgomery (1868 - 1958);
25.06--Amy E. Wright (ca. 1873 - unk.) m. unk. ( );
25.07--Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" Wright (ca. 1876 - unk.) m. unk. ( );
25.08--Sarah A. "Sadie" Wright (1877 - 1951) m. William Cater ( );
25.09--Millard Dennis Wright (1884 - 1935) m. Edith J. Barnett (1882 - 1963);[1]


Vitals

Leander H Wright
BIRTH: 19 Jan 1839 Orange County, Indiana, USA
DEATH: 5 Nov 1909 (aged 70) Gibson County, Indiana, USA
BURIAL: New Mount Moriah Cemetery, Fort Branch, Gibson County, Indiana, USA
MEMORIAL ID: 57259166

Family Members:
Spouse:

  • Ellen Crandall Wright 1839–1909 (m. 1860)

Children:

  • Benjamin F Wright 1861–1941
  • Major C Wright 1870–1908
  • Amy Ellen Ulrigg 1873–1934
  • Sarah A. Wright Jefferies 1878–1951
  • Millard Dennis Wright 1884–1935[2]


Census

Name: Leander Right
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1850
Event Place: Southeast, Orange, Indiana, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 10
Race: White
Birth Year (Estimated): 1840
Birthplace: Indiana

Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Manervy Right F 39 Tennessee
Ruth Right F 21 Indiana
Susan Right F 19 Indiana
Benjamin Right M 14 Indiana
Leander Right M 10 Indiana
Elijah Right M 5 Indiana
Mary Guiyn F 80 Virginia[3]


Name: Leander H Wright
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Patoka Township Princeton city Ward 1-2, Gibson, Indiana, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 60
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race: W
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Years Married: 40
Birth Date: Jan 1840
Birthplace: Indiana
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1860
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia

Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Leander H Wright Head M 60 Indiana
Hellen Wright Wife F 57 Indiana
Dennis Wright Son M 16 Indiana[4]


Sources

  1. http://www.gwingenealogy.net/GENEALOGY/SURNAMES/wrightelijahmanervagwin.htm#24.05--benjamin%C2%A0
  2. Find A Grave: Memorial #57259166
  3. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHJ1-MNC : 12 April 2016), Mary Guiyn in household of Manervy Right, Southeast, Orange, Indiana, United States; citing family 33, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MM17-44R : accessed 5 August 2019), Dennis Wright in household of Leander H Wright, Patoka Township Princeton city Ward 1-2, Gibson, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 13, sheet 22A, family 509, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,372.


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