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Joseph Wright Jr. (1670 - 1756)

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Joseph Wright Jr.
Born in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colonymap
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Husband of — married 21 May 1701 in Colchester, New London, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Colchester, New London County, Connecticutmap
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12:09: Rick Pierpont added John Wright (1725-) as child for Joseph Wright Jr. (1670-1756). [Thank Rick for this]
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Biography

Captain Joseph Wright, Jr

Birth

Joseph was born on February 14, 1669/70 at Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, a son of Joseph Wright and Mary Stoddard.[1]

"Joseph, s. Joseph & Mary, b. Feb. 14, 1669," at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut.[2]

Marriage and Children

"Joseph, m. Mary Dudley, d. Joseph, of Gilford, May 21, 1701," at Wethersfield.[3]

Children (recorded at Colchester):[4][5]

  1. Son, b. 17 Jan 1702, d. 28 Jan 1702
  2. Joseph Wright, b. 15 Oct 1704, d Nov 25, 1775 Middletown, CT
  3. Ann Wright, b. 3 Aug 1707
  4. Sarah, b. 5 Apr 1710, d. 17 Aug 1710
  5. Timothy Wright, b. 5 Mar 1712
  6. John, b. 2 Jan 1715, d. 25 Oct 1718
  7. Dudley Wright, b. 6 Apr 1717
  8. Mary, b. 15 Nov 1719
  9. John, b. 12 Jan 1724/5

Death and Legacy

"Joseph, Capt., d. Sept. 10, 1756" at Colchester, New London, Connecticut.[6] Wife, Mary, died on November 25, 1755 at Colchester, New London County, Connecticut. Joseph was buried at Colchester, New London County, Connecticut. Joseph and Mary share a head stone at Colchester Burying Ground, Colchester, New London County, Connecticut.[7]

Sources

[1] [5] [4] [7]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patterson, D. Williams, John Stoddard of Wethersfield, Conn., and his Descendants, 1642-1872 a Genealogy. Rev, E. W. Stoddard, 1873. (Pgs. 15), Archive.org accessed November 6, 2015.
  2. Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928. "Vital Records of Wethersfield," page 310
  3. Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928. "Vital Records of Wethersfield," page 310
  4. 4.0 4.1 Barbour, Lucius Barnes, Connecticut Vital Records to 1870. (Wethersfield 100, Guilford 73, Colchester, Pages 186-87) (Online Database accessed November 6, 2015: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Wright, Curtis, [Genealogical and Biographical Notices of Descendants of Sir John Wright of Kelvedon Hall, Essex, England ...] Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., [199-?], HathiTrust.org accessed November 6, 2015.
  6. Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928. "Vital Records of Colchester" page 187
  7. 7.0 7.1 Grimes, Frank, Find A Grave: Memorial #7096266; CAUTION: Birth Info Not Correct, January 19, 2003, Photo included, accessed November 6, 2015.


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Wright-12490 and Wright-493 appear to represent the same person because: I have some more information on Joseph Wright, including death date, and son Dudley, who eventually led to me ;-). You can either authorize the merge, or 'trust' me on Joseph Wright Jr, and I'll complete the merge.

Thanks, -Tony Hatch

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Joseph is 15 degrees from Peter Roberts, 10 degrees from Emma Smith and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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