On Familysearch, he has been conflated with another John Wright of the same age, born in Pennsylvania, with a wife named Letha.
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZYP-B6T : 12 April 2016), John Wright, Gilmer county, part of, Gilmer, Georgia, United States; citing family 1194, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
"United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHBZ-CR3 : 15 August 2017), John Wright, 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. Note: Living near Jesse and his married or widowed sister Eleanor, in a household with himself and a young wife.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with John: