WRIGHT ANNEX

 

Mary Frances (Wright) Cool Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Wright:”

 

 

Generation

 

7  

 

6   (?) Wright

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born in Connecticut.  Died .

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born in Connecticut.  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. Chester B. Wright: See generation 5, below.

 

5   Chester B. Wright

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1820 in Lewis County, New York.  Died .

 

1850 US Census: Chester Wright, age 29 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Thankful Wright, age 24 (b. RI); daughter, Francis Wright, age 6 (b. NYS); daughter, Hellen Wright, age 4 (b. NYS); and son, Charles Wright, age 2 (b. NYS).

 

1855 NYS Census: Chester Wright, age 35 (b. Lewis Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Thankful Wright, age 28 (b. Rhode Island); daughter, Frances Wright, age 11 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Helen Wright, age 8 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Charles Wright, age 6 (b. Lewis Co., NY); and son, Addison Wright, age 2 (b. Lewis Co., NY).

 

1860 US Census: Chester Wright, age 40 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Pinckney Township, Lewis County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $5,000, and his personal property was valued at $888.  The household also included his wife, Thankful Wright, age 33 (b. NYS); daughter, Frances Wright, age 15 (b. NYS) and employed as a domestic; daughter, Hellen Wright, age 13 (b. NYS); son, Charles Wright, age 11 (b. NYS); son, Addison Wright, age 7 (b. NYS); and daughter, Louisa Wright, age 2 (b. NYS).  Of interest, there was also a Chester Wright, age 41 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, along with his wife, Hannah Wright, age 40, and their 4 children, in a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: Chester B. Wright, age 45 (b. Lewis Co., NY) and employed as , was heading a household in Throop Township, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Thankfull Wright, age 38 (b. RI), who had had 6 children; daughter, Hellen Wright, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Charles Wright, age 16 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Addison Wright, age 12 (b. Lewis Co., NY); daughter, Louisa Wright, age 7 (b. Lewis Co., NY); and son, Frank Wright, age 2 (b. Lewis Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Chester Wright, age 50 (b. NYS) and employed as a cheese maker, was heading a household in Throop Township (Port Byron Post Office), Cayuga County, New York.  His personal property was valued at $300.  The household also included his wife, Thankful Wright, age 44 (b. RI); son, Charles Wright, age 21 (b. NYS) and employed in a cheese factory; daughter, Louisa Wright, age 12 (b. NYS); son, Frank Wright, age 7 (b. NYS); son, Willie Wright, age 4 (b. NYS); son, Lucius Wright, age 3 (b. NYS); and domestic servant, Fanny Halladay, age 20 (b. NYS).

 

1875 NYS Census: No record found.

 

1880 US Census: Chester Wright, age 60 (b. NYS; parents b. CT) and employed as a cheese maker, was heading a household in Sennett Township, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Thankful Wright, age 54 (b. RI; parents b. RI); son, Frank Wright, age 17 (b. NYS); son, William Wright, age 14 (b. NYS); and son, Lucious Wright, age 12 (b. NYS).

 

1892 US Census: Thankful Wright, age 65 (b. US) and single, resided in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.

 

2. Wife: Thankful (?)

 

Born about 1823 in Rhode Island.  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. Mary Frances Wright: See generation 4, below.

 

b. Hellen/Helen Wright: Born about 1846 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

1850 US Census: W. G. White, age 39 (b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Mentz Township, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Betsey White, age 37 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary White, age 17 (b. NYS); daughter, Amelia White, age 15 (b. NYS); son, William White, age 12 (b. YS); son, George White, age 10 (b. 10 (b. NYS); son, Nelson White, age 8 (b. NYS); daughter, Martia White, age 5 (b. NYS); son, Lewis White, age 2 (b. NYS); daughter, Axsa White, age 4 months (b. NYS); and Martia Taylor, age 37 (b. NYS).

 

1855 NYS Census: W. G. White, age 44 (b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Cato Township, Cayuga County, New York.  His residence was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Betsey M. White, age 42 (b. Cayuga Co., NY); daughter, Amelia H. White, age 20 (b. MI); son, Wm A. White, age 17 (b. Cayuga Co., NY); son, George W. White, age 15 (b. Cayuga Co., NY); son, Nelson M. White, age 12 (b. Cayuga Co., NY); daughter, Marsha White, age 10 (b. Cayuga Co., NY); son, Lewis M. White, age 7 (b. Cayuga Co., NY); and daughter, Asa C. White, age 5 (b. Cayuga Co., NY). 

 

1860 US Census: Washington White, age 49 (b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Throop Township (Throop Ville Post Office), Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Betsey White, age 47 (b. NYS) and employed as a domestic servant; son, George W. White, age 20 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; son, Nelson M. White, age 17 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; daughter, Marsha T. White, age 14 (b. NYS); son, Lewis M. White, age 12 (b. NYS); and Axey T. White, age 10.

 

1865 NYS Census: Washington J. White, age 54 (b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Throop Township, Cayuga County, New York.  His residence was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Betsey M. White, age 52 (b. Cayuga Twp, NY), who had had 8 children; son, Nelson M. White, age 22 (b. Cayuga Co., NY) and employed as a farmer; son, Lewis M. White, age 17 (b. Cayuga Co., NY) and employed as a farmer; daughter, Achsak C. White, age 15 (b. Cayuga Co., NY); and servant, William Bently, age 16 (b. Cayuga Co., NY) and employed as a farmer.

 

1875 NYS Census: Lewis M. C. White, age 27 (b. Cayuga Co., NY) and employed as a carpenter in the City of Auburn, New York, was heading a household in Aurelius Township, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Helen White, age 28 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Charles White, age 4 (b. Cayuga Co., NY); daughter, Viola White, age 2 (b. Cayuga Co., NY); daughter, Maud L. White, age 8 months (b. ); and brother-in-law, Charles F. Wright, age 26 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), single, and employed as a carpenter in the City of Auburn, New York.

 

1892 US Census: Lewis M. White, age 44 (b. US) and employed as a Seythestritm, was heading a household in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Hellen J. White, age 45 (b. US); son, Charles H. White, age 22 (b. US) and employed as an engineer; daughter, Viola M. White, age 18 (b. US) and employed as a weaver; daughter, Maud L. White, age 17 (b. US) and employed as a weaver; daughter, Flora M. White, age 10 (b. US); daughter, Lula B. White, age 8 (b. US); and daughter, Ida H. White, age 3 (b. US).

 

1900 US Census: Lewis White, age 52 (b. Dec 1847 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household at 177 Van Anden Street in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 32 years, Helen White, age 53 (b. Jan 1847 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 3 children, all still alive; daughter, Flora White, age 18 (b. May 1882 in NYS) and single; daughter, Lulu White, age 16 (b. Jan 1884 in NYS) and single; daughter, Ida White, age 12 (b. May 1888 in NYS); and boarder, Ray Skinner, age 22 (b. Oct 1877 in NYS), single, and employed as a carpenter.

 

1910 US Census: Lewis M. White, age 61 (b. NYS; parents b. CT), widowed, and employed as a carpenter for a manufacturer of ca., was heading household at 177 Anden Street in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his daughter, Lula B. White, age 24 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a weaver in a carpet factory; and sister, Mary Mullen, age 76 (b. NYS; parents b. CT) and widowed, who had had 1 child, no longer living.

 

Helen Wright married Lewis McCarty/M. C. White (b. 23 Dec 1847/48 in Cayuga Co., NY, d. 28 Jul 1922; interred Throopsville Rural Cem., Throopsville, Cayuga Co., NY), son of Washington G. and Betsey M. (?) White, and had the following children:

 

(1. Charles H. White: Born about 1871 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(2. Viola M. White: Born about 1873 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(3. Maud L. White: Born about November 1874 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(4. Flora M. White: Born May 1882 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(5. Lula B. White: Born January 1884 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

(6. Ida H. White: Born May 1888 in Cayuga County, New York.

 

c. Charles F. Wright: Born August 1848 in Lewis County, New York.  Employed as a carpenter in the City of Auburn, New York.

 

1875 NYS Census: Charles F. Wright, age 26 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a carpenter in the City of Auburn, New York, resided in the household headed by his brother-in-law, Lewis M. C. White (b. Cayuga Co., NY) and employed as a carpenter in the City of Auburn, in Aurelius Township, Cayuga County, New York.

 

1892 US Census: Charles F. Wright, age 43 (b. US) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Flora M. Wright, age 36 (b. US); son, Frank R. Wright, age 3 (b. US); and son, James C. Wright, age 6 (b. US).

 

1900 US Census: Charles F. Wright, age 51 (b. Aug 1848 in NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. RI) and employed as a contractor and builder, was heading a household at 146 Perrine Street in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 16 years, Flora N. Wright, age 45 (b. May 1855 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 4 children, 3 of whom were still alive; son, James C. Wright, age 14 (b. Dec 1885 in NYS); son, Frank R. Wright, age 10 (b. Aug 1889 in NYS); and daughter, Marion G. Wright, age 3 (b. Dec 1896 in NYS).

 

1905 NYS Census: Charles F. Wright, age 56 (b. US), was heading a household in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Flora M. Wright, age 50 (b. US); son, James C. Wright, age 19 (b. US); son, Frank R. Wright, age 15 (b. US); daughter, Marion G. Wright, age 8 (b. US).

 

1910 US Census: Charles F. Wright, age 61 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. RI) and employed as a carpenter for a contractor, was heading a household at 17 Paul Street in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 25 years, Flora M. Wright, age 54 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had been married once and had had 4 children, 3 of whom were still alive; son, James C. Wright, age 24 (b. NYS), single, and employed as an electrical engineer for Western Electric Works; son, Frank R. Wright, age 20 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a salesman in a book store; and daughter, Marion G. Wright, age 13 (b. NYS).

 

1920 US Census: Charles F. Wright, age 71 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. RI), with no employment recorded, was heading a household at 17 Paul Street in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Flora M. Wright, age 64 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); and daughter, Marion G. Wright, age 23 (b. NYS) and single, with no employment recorded.

 

1925 NYS Census: Chas F. Wright, age 76 (b. US), was heading a household in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Flora M. Wright, age 70 (b. US); and daughter, Marion Wright, age 28 (b. US)

 

Charles F. Wright married Flora N. (?) (b. May 1855 in NYS) and had the following children: (4 total)

 

(1. James C. Wright: Born December 1885 in New York.

 

(2. Frank R. Wright: Born August 1889 in New York.

 

(3. Marion G. Wright: Born December 1896 in New York.  

 

d. Addison Wright: Born about 1853 in Lewis County, New York.  Died 27 March 1872; interred Throopsville Rural Cemetery, Troop Township, Cayuga County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: Adison Wright, age 16 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, resided in the household headed by Chas A. Clary, age 35 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer in Throop Township, Cayuga County, New York.

 

e. Louisa Wright: Born about 1858 in New York.

 

f. Frank Wright: Born November 1864 in New York.  Married Eliza E. (?) (b. Jul 1866 in NYS); no children.

 

1892 US Census: Frank Wright, age 28 (b. US) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eliza Wright, age 28 (b. US).

 

1900 US Census: Frank Wright, age 35 (b. Nov 1864 in NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. RI) and employed as a day laborer, was heading a household at 29 Barber Street in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 14 years, Eliza E. Wright, age 33 (b. Jul 1866 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had no children; and boarder, Allan Rice, age 57 (b. Jan 1843 in NYS; parents b. NYS), married, and employed as a day laborer; and boarder, William A. Jones, age 27 (b. Nov 1872 in NYS; parents b. England), single, and employed as a day laborer.

 

1905 NYS Census: Frank Wright, age 40 (b. US), was heading a household in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eliza E. Wright, age 38 (b. US); boarder, William Jones, age 28 (b. US); sister-in-law, Anna Brott, age 23 (b. US); and boarder, Allen Rice, age 64 (b. US).

 

1930 US Census: Frank Wright, age 66 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. RI), widowed, and employed as a fire department fireman, was boarding in the household headed by Harriet E. Morse, age 45 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Irish Free State) and employed as a press operator in a leather shop, at 54 Osborne Street in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.

 

g. William B. Wright: Born October 1865 in New York.

 

1900 US Census: William B. Wright, age 34 (b. Oct 1865 in NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Danby Township, Tompkins County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Jennie A. Wright, age 33 (b. Feb 1867 in NYS), who had had no children.

 

1905 NYS Census: William B. Wright, age 39 (b. US), was heading a household in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jennie A. Wright, age 38 (b. US); son, Claude W. Wright, age 2 (b. US); (b. UwuNYS.

 

1910 US Census: There was a William Wright, age 44 (b. NYS: parents b. NYS) and employed as a laborer doing odd jobs, was heading a household in Summerhill Township, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 22 years, Jennie Wright, age 43 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; son, Claude Wright, age 7 (b. NYS); and boarder, Thomas Willis, age 84 (b. US).

 

1920 US Census: William B. Wright, age 53 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. RI), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Summer Hill Township, Cayuga County, New York.  He rented his residence.

 

William Wright married Jennie (?) (b. Feb 1867) about 1889 and had the following son:

 

(1. Claude W. Wright: Born about 1903 in New York.

 

h. Lucius F. Wright: Born June 1868 in New York.  Died 1916; interred Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.

 

1892 US Census: Lucius Wright, age 24 (b. US) and employed as a machinist, resided in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Lucious Wright, age 31 (b. Jun 1868 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a pressman, was heading a household in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 4 years, Della Wright, age 29 (b. Aug 1870 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; and son, Raymond Wright, age 4 (b. Nov 1896 in NYS).

 

1905 NYS Census: Lucius F. Wright, age 38 (b. US) and employed as a day laborer, was heading a household at 24 Garrow Street in the City of Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Stella L. Wright, age 33 (b. US); son, Raymond C. Wright, age 8 (b. US); and son, Harold J. Wright, age 1 (b. US).

 

Lucius F. Wright married Stella L. Ward (b. Aug 1870 in NYS/NC) and had the following children:

 

(1. Raymond C. Wright: (more info) Born November 1896 in New York.  Died 12 October 1918, age 21 and a corporal in the US Army, from complications of pneumonia at Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina.  Never married.

 

(2. Harold J. Wright: Born about 1904 in New York.

 

4   Mary Frances Wright

"Frances"

 

Born about 1844 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 16 January 1916, age 71; interred Adams Rural Cemetery, Adams, Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Daniel D. Cool, paragraph 4.j. of generation 4 of the Cool Annex on .

 

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