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Ely Wright (1838 - 1925)

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Ely Wright
Born in Athens, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Geneva, Kane, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 3 Feb 2020 | Last significant change: 3 Feb 2020
16:51: S Stevenson added Laura Eleanor Bigelow (Fairchild) Wright (1839-1916) as spouse for Ely Wright (1838-1925). [Thank S for this]
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Ely was born in 1838. He was the son of Jason Wright and Maria Ely. He passed away in 1925.

When Ely Wright was born on January 5, 1838, in Athens, Pennsylvania, USA, his father, JASON, was 31 and his mother, MARIA, was 26. He married Laura Eleanor Bigelow Fairchild on November 23, 1865. They had six children in 12 years. He died on April 5, 1925, in Geneva, Illinois, USA, at the age of 87, and was buried in Marinette, Wisconsin, USA.


  • Year: 1850; Census Place: Union, Bedford, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_751; Page: 250A; Image: 500
  • Year: 1860; Census Place: Athens, Bradford, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1080; Page: 53; Image: 58; Family History Library Film: 805080
  • Year: 1870; Census Place: Marinette, Oconto, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1730; Page: 248A; Image: 347042; Family History Library Film: 553229
  • Year: 1880; Census Place: Athens, Bradford, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1104; Family History Film: 1255104; Page: 66A; Enumeration District: 004; Image: 0132
  • Year: 1900; Census Place: Township 142, Cass, Minnesota; Roll: 759; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0051; FHL microfilm: 1240759
  • Year: 1910; Census Place: Walker, Cass, Minnesota; Roll: T624_693; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0020; FHL microfilm: 1374706
  • Year: 1920; Census Place: Shingobee, Cass, Minnesota; Roll: T625_824; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 111; Image: 1107
  • Book Title: Genealogy of the Descendants of John White of Wenham and Lancaster, Massachusetts : 1638-1900 : page 316.
  • The National Archives

, Mathew B Brady Collection of Civil War Photographs 1860-1865, B-5437 Private Ely F. Wright and Group, of Co.

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