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James Madison Wright (1851 - 1930)

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James Madison Wright
Born in Schuyler County, Illinois, United Statesmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
Brother of [half], [half] and [half]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Limestone Township, Peoria, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 22 Jan 2020 | Created 12 Mar 2018
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  • 1860 United States Federal Census

Name: James M Wright [James Madison Wright] Age: 10 Birth Year: abt 1850 Gender: Male Birth Place: Illinois Home in 1860: Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois Post Office: Rushville Dwelling Number: 2561 Family Number: 2566 Attended School: Yes Household Members: Name Age Moses Wright 50 Catharine Wright 40 Geo T Wright 13 James M Wright 10 Eliza J Wright 4 Margaret A Wright 1

  • Illinois, County Marriages, 1800-1940

Name: James M. Wright Gender: Male Marriage Date: 20 Nov 1873 Marriage Place: Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois, USA Spouse: Rhoda Lynch Film Number: 001311549

  • 1900 United States Federal Census

Name: James M Wright Age: 48 Birth Date: Jul 1857 Birthplace: Illinois Home in 1900: Astoria, Fulton, Illinois Street: Church St Sheet Number: 3 Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 55 Family Number: 55 Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Head Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Susie M Wright Marriage Year: 1881 Years Married: 19 Father's Birthplace: Kentucky Mother's Birthplace: Ohio Occupation: Coal Miner Months not employed: 6 Can Read: Yes Can Write: Yes Can Speak English: Yes House Owned or Rented: R Farm or House: H Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age James M Wright 48 Susie M Wright 40 Coral Wright 18 Edith Wright 16 Florence Wright 14 Nettie Wright 12 James S Wright 8 Ruth Wright 2

  • Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947

Name: Jas. Wright Birth Date: 9 Jul 1851 Birth Place: Ill Death Date: 25 Aug 1930 Death Place: Limestone, Peoria, Illinois Burial Date: 27 Aug 1930 Burial Place: Astoria City, Fulton, Ill. Cemetery Name: Astoria Death Age: 79 Occupation: Plasterer Race: White Marital Status: S Gender: Male Residence: Rushville, Ill. Father Name: Mose Wright Mother Name: Katherine Boyce Spouse Name: Susie Wright FHL Film Number: 1644135

  • Find A Grave Memorial

James Madison Wright Birth 9 Jul 1851 Augusta, Hancock County, Illinois, USA Death 26 Aug 1930 (aged 79) Peoria County, Illinois, USA Burial: Astoria Cemetery Astoria, Fulton County, Illinois, USA Find A Grave: Memorial #118932181

Spouse: Mahala Arethusa Anderson Wright (1860 - 1941)*

Children: Edith Clara Wright Maxwell (1883 - 1970)*


  • Year: 1860; Census Place: Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois; Roll: M653_228; Page: 392; Family History Library Film: 803228
  • Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016. Original data: Marriage Records. Illinois Marriages. Various Illinois County collections.
  • Year: 1900; Census Place: Astoria, Fulton, Illinois; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 0002
  • Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records.
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 12 March 2018), memorial page for James Madison Wright (9 Jul 1851–26 Aug 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 118932181, citing Astoria Cemetery, Astoria, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sisters Three (contributor 47846001) .

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