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Roswell Wright (1761 - 1835)

Roswell Wright
Born in Lebanon, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 9 Jun 1785 in Coventry, Connecticutmap
Husband of — married 1 Jun 1789 in Coventry, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Coventry, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Apr 2009
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Roswell Wright served during the American Revolution
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Revolutionary War soldier. Was at Yorktown. DAR Number A130985

Biography

Roswell (sometimes pronounced as "Ros'ell" or "Russell") Wright, son of Elijah Wright and his wife Temperance Waters, was born September 5, 1761 at Lebanon, Connecticut.[1]

He and his father were millers in Coventry, Connecticut.

He died February 13, 1835.

Becky Syphers has his pension papers.

Sources

  1. Lebanon VR Barbour Collection
  • Dimock, Susan Whitney, Births, Marriages, Baptisms and Deaths from the records of the Town and Churches in Coventry, Connecticut 1711-1844, New York: The Baker & Taylor Company, 1897 (online, downloaded)
  • Hale Collection Cemetary Inscriptions, Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut (Transcript on line)
  • Barbour Collection, Lebanon, Connecticut Vital Records p.140, referencing Vol 1 Page 347, Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut (Copy online).
  • Report from the Secretary of War in Obedience to Recolutions of the Senate of the 5th and 30th of June, 1834, and the 3rd of March, 1835, in Relation to the Pension Establishment of the United States, Washington: Duff Green, 1855

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