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Henry Wright Jr. (1779 - 1855)

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Henry Wright Jr.
Born in Pennsylvaniamap
Brother of
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Colchester, Essex, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified 8 Feb 2020 | Created 26 May 2018 | Last significant change: 8 Feb 2020
16:40: Cheryl (Messenger) Cantrell edited the Biography for Henry Wright Jr. (1779-1855). (added research section) [Thank Cheryl for this]
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Henry was born in 1779. Following the death of his first wife, Deborah, he married second, Hannah Lypps. He passed away in 1855.


Another child of Henry's was Eliza Wright (b abt 1821, d 1895), who married Matthew L. Ferriss (son of John Ferriss and Mary McCormick. Eliza married Matthew Ferriss 8 Nov 1843. See Research section on WT profile, Ferriss-37, for more info regarding Ferris line.


  • Dick Wright, The Wright Story, accessed 25 May 2018,
  • Burwell S. Wright obituary, Amherstburg Echo, 24 July 1908 [Note: article includes historical family details; Burwell S Wright was a great grandson of Henry Wright, Sr.].

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