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Edward Wright (abt. 1816 - aft. 1877)

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Edward Wright
Born about in Kentucky, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about 1855 (to 1877) in McDonough, Illinois, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Father of
Died after in McDonough, Illinois, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified 5 Feb 2020 | Created 28 Sep 2019 | Last significant change: 5 Feb 2020
16:01: Kevin Daniel edited the Biography for Edward Wright (abt.1816-aft.1877). [Thank Kevin for this]
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He appears with Minerva and their son Preston in the 1870 census of Mound, McDonough County, IL. Minerva left Edward by 1877 and he sued[1] for and was granted a divorce in that year. According to the obituary[2] of Preston Wright he was 42 in 1898 which makes his birth year about 1856 and marriage year for Minverva and Preston about 1855-6.


  1. Illinois, McDonough County, Chancery Record Book K, page 262.
  2. Illinois, McDonough County, The Macomb Journal, Volume 45, Number 27, page 1, column 2, 17 March 1898

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