George Wright

George Andrew Wright (1888 - 1965)

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George Andrew Wright
Born in Ohio, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 29 Jul 1914 (to 25 Oct 1919) in Stark, Ohio, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 4 Jun 1923 in Stark, Ohio, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Ohio, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 4 Jan 2020 | Created 6 Sep 2019
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George was born in October, 1888 at Dennison, Ohio [1][2]. He was the son of John Andrew Wright and [[Moore-46671|Elizabeth (Moore) Wright


Married First (1): Lauretta Henrietta "Rettie" (Buckius) Stoner, 29 Jul 1914 at Stark, Ohio [1] (As her 2nd husband, she died in 1919)

No Children Recorded

Married Second (2): Alice Irene (Thomas) Buckias 4 Jun 1923 at Canton, Ohio [3]

  1. George John Wright
  2. Mary Evelyn (Wright) Jackson
  3. Betty Jane Wright
  4. Dorothy Lou (Wright) King
  5. William Murray Wright


  • 1900, age 12, Living on the farm with his parents and 3 siblings: Bessie, Jasper and Ida [4]
  • 1917, age 28, Living in Canton, Ohio with his wife and child [2]
  • 1930, age 41, Living in Canton, Ohio with his 2nd wife, Alice, her mother Ella Thomas and 5 children [5]
  • 1935, lived in same house as 1940 [6]
  • 1940, age 51, Living in Ward 5, Canton City, Ohio with wife Alice and 5 children along with other family members [6]


  • 1917 - Foreman at the Timken Company of Canton, Ohio [2]
  • 1930 - Laborer, Odd Jobs [5]
  • 1940 - Laborer on road construction [6]


He passed away in September 1965, age 76 at Canton, Ohio. [7][8]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Gives DoB and Locations: "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 26 August 2019), George A. Wright and H. Lauretta Stoner, 29 Jul 1914; citing Marriage, Stark, Ohio, United States, p594 cn16182, Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society, Columbus; FHL microfilm.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 August 2019), George A Wright, 1917-1918.
  3. Wright, Robert. George Andrew Wright and Alice Buckius Marriage record. Copy of Stark County, Ohio Marriage record, number 31059, 1923
  4. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 4 January 2020), George Wright in household of John Wright, Union Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 133, sheet 6B, family 118, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,327.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 4 January 2020), George N Wright, Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 25, sheet 28A, line 30, family 589, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1869; FHL microfilm 2,341,603.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 July 2019), George Wright, Ward 5, Canton City, Canton Township, Stark, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 90-59, sheet 13B, line 76, family 239, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3184.
  7. "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007", database, FamilySearch ( : 11 November 2019), George A Wright, 1965.
  8. Wright, Robert. George Andrew Wright's funeral card, Original currently in possession of Wright, Robert. Found inside Wright Family bible. Notes birth, final resting place, and death. Pastor Rev. Harold Henniger (Canton Baptist Church).

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