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Eleanor Wright (abt. 1805 - aft. 1860)

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Eleanor Wright aka McDowell
Born about in North Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
Wife of — married 6 Dec 1834 in Haywood, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Died after [location unknown]
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Profile last modified 9 Feb 2020 | Created 2 Jan 2020 | Last significant change: 9 Feb 2020
07:39: Jessica Key edited the Biography, Death Date and Status Indicators for Eleanor Wright (abt.1805-aft.1860). [Thank Jessica for this]
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Interestingly, despite being married, seems to have reverted to her maiden name in 1850.


  • "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 ," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 November 2018), George McDowell and Eleanor Write, 06 Dec 1834; citing Haywood, North Carolina, United States, p. , North Carolina State Archives Division of Archives and History; FHL microfilm 418,147.
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Ellinor Wright, Gilmer county, part of, Gilmer, Georgia, United States; citing family 1190, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 August 2017), Eleanor Mcdowell, Gilmer, Georgia, United States; citing p. 2, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 42; FHL microfilm 7,044.

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Eleanor is 16 degrees from Peter Roberts, 15 degrees from Emma Smith and 17 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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