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Peter Wright (1754 - 1821)

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Peter Wright
Born in Halifax, Virginiamap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Harrison, Indiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 7 Nov 2019 | Created 23 Apr 2011
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Peter Wright was born in Halifax county, Virginia in 1754, the son of Richard R. Wright, Sr. And Ann Morgan. Peter fought in the Revolutionary War, as did his father. Peter married and had at least one child, Greenberry Wright. Peter inherited 20 shillings from his father’s estate when the will was probated on 8 February 1785 in Roan county, North Carolina. Peter died in October 1821 in Harrison county, Indiana. [1][2]


  1. Find A Grave: Memorial #108792924 with North Carolina Historical Commission Certification of Revolutionary War service payment
  2. Pedigree Resource File (

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