Descendants of Henry Wright

Fourth Generation

(Continued)


86. Charles Francis Wright (Joseph Hodge , James Henry , Henry ) was born on 16 Sep 1876 in ?. He died on 30 Jun 1958 in ?.

*** See note ***

Deis and Abuisi differ on dob. Abuisi has 17 Oct 1875.

Charles married Grace Williams on 14 Jun 1905 in <Place Of Marriage Unknown>. Grace was born on 19 Aug 1879 in ?. She died on 24 Sep 1967 in ?.

Deis/Walker research

Deis/Walker research

19 Feb 2000 SSDI- nothing found for Grace Wright b. 1879 d. 1967

Charles and Grace had the following children:

  155 F i Christine Wright was born on 5 Jul 1910 in ?. She died on 29 Sep 1969 in ?.

19 Feb 2000 SSDI- Nothing found for Faught 1910-1969.
        Christine married Unknown ? in <Date And Place Of Marriage Unknown>.
  156 F ii Living Wright.
        Living married Unknown.

87. Franklin Joseph Wright (Joseph Hodge , James Henry , Henry ) was born on 17 Oct 1877 in ?. He died on 29 Dec 1958 in ?.

Franklin married Margaret Tvedt on 8 Dec 1912 in <Place Of Marriage Unknown>. Margaret was born on 8 Apr 1891 in ?. She died on 5 Aug 1976 in Stone Mountain, GA.

Deis/Walker research; SSDI

Deis/Walker research; SSDI

20 Feb 2000 SSDI [SSN 001-52-1845] card issued NH.

Franklin and Margaret had the following children:

  157 M i Franklin Wright was born on 18 Nov 1913 in ?. He died in Sep 1985 in Florida.

SSDI

SSDI

20 Feb 2000 SSDI [SSN 001-09-6731] card issued NH.
        Franklin married Unknown.
  158 F ii Hilda Wright was born on 20 May 1915 in Vermont?. She died on 8 Jul 1993 in Charlestown, NH.

SSDI

SSDI

19 Feb 2000 SSDI [SSN 008-16-7562] card issued VT.
        Hilda married Unknown ? in <Date And Place Of Marriage Unknown>.
  159 F iii Living Wright.
        Living married Unknown.

90. Nellie Maria Wright (Joseph Hodge , James Henry , Henry ) was born on 1 Jan 1883 in Vermont?. She died in Jan 1961 in Bellows Falls, VT.

SSDI

SSDI

19 Feb 2000 SSDI [SSN 008-10-6362] card issued VT. Date of date is at variance with F. Deis who had 9 Dec 1972 (same birth date).

Nellie married George Sumner Buxton on 10 Jun 1907 in <Place Of Marriage Unknown>. George was born on 23 Mar 1879 in Vermont?. He died on 23 Mar 1967 in Sudbury, MA.

Deis/Walker research; SSDI

Deis/Walker research; SSDI

20 Feb 2000 SSDI [SSN 008-03-2758] card issued VT

George and Nellie had the following children:

  160 F i Ruth Miriam Buxton was born on 29 Nov 1910 in ?. She died on 29 Sep 1996 in ?.

SSDI

5 Mar 2000 SSDI [SSN 019-36-8139] card issued MA, last residence/benefit not shown.
  161 M ii Alvah George Buxton was born on 4 Feb 1914 in Vermont?. He died on 10 Jul 1973 in ?.

?

?

5 Mar 2000 SSDI [SSN 008-05-1518] card issued VT, no last residence/benefit shown.
        Alvah married Unknown in 1935 in <Place Of Marriage Unknown>.
  162 F iii Living Buxton.
        Living married Unknown.

91. James Herbert Wright (Joseph Hodge , James Henry , Henry ) was born on 8 Apr 1885 in ?. He died on 17 Jan 1937 in ?.

1920 Census Saxtons River Vermont1920 Census, Vermont, Windham County, Rockingham Town19 January 1920, Raymond E. CushingS.D.346 E.D.122Transcribed and edited by Dr. Frank Deishttp://www.rootsweb.com/rootsweb/searches/vtsaxriv/saxriv.html299 334Wright, James H.[1] head 34 VT farmer, laborer, Susie E. wife 31 VT, Carlton H. son 9 VT, Dorothy dau 7 VT[1]James H. is "Bert" Wright (1885-1937) who married Susie Willard (1888-1983). Carlton died in a plane crash in December 1930. Dorothy married Gordon Slade and lives in northern Vermont. "Bert" was 8th of 14 children of Joseph and Maria Wright (next door).

James married Susie Willard on 9 Jun 1909 in <Place Of Marriage Unknown>. Susie was born on 28 Jun 1888 in Vermont?. She died on 15 Jul 1983 in West Charleston, VT.

Deis/Walker research; SSDI

Deis/Walker research; SSDI

20 Feb 2000 SSDI [SSN 008-36-8557] card issued VT.

James and Susie had the following children:

  163 M i Herbert Carleton Wright was born on 8 May 1910 in ?. He died on 18 Dec 1930 in ?.
  164 F ii Living Wright.
        Living married Unknown.

92. Harry Seymour Wright 1 (Joseph Hodge , James Henry , Henry ) was born on 2 Aug 1886 in ?. He died on 7 Oct 1924 in ?.

Abuisi shows the middle name to be "Kinsman."

Harry married Vera Simonds 1 on 25 Aug 1908 in <Place Of Marriage Unknown>. Vera was born on 27 Jun 1890 in ?. She died on 26 May 1967 in Ludlow, VT.

SSDI

SSDI

20 Feb 2000 SSDI [SSN 009-14-7511] card issued VT.

They had the following children:

  165 F i Mildred Wright 1 was born on 5 Oct 1911 in Vermont?. She died on 10 Dec 1994 in Shelburne, VT.

SSDI

SSDI

20 Feb 2000 SSDI [SSN 008-28-9596] card issued VT
        Mildred married Unknown ? in <Date And Place Of Marriage Unknown>.
  166 F ii Thelma Wright 1 was born on 6 Mar 1917 in ?. She died on 29 Jun 1979 in Mt. Holly, Rutland, VT.

SSDI

18 Aug 1999 SSDI [SSN 008-02-7561]
        Thelma married Unknown ? in <Date And Place Of Marriage Unknown>.
  167 F iii Wilma Wright 1 was born on 17 Nov 1922 in ?. She died on 3 Apr 1983 in Ludlow, VT.

SSDI

SSDI (See Note.)

20 Feb 2000 SSDI [SSN 009-14-9688] card issued VT. SSDI shows date of death as May, 1983.
        Wilma married Unknown ? in <Date And Place Of Marriage Unknown>.

94. Raymond George Wright (Joseph Hodge , James Henry , Henry ) was born on 18 Jan 1890 in ?. He died on 26 Jun 1959 in ?.

Raymond married Carolyn Sprague on 29 Aug 1917 in <Place Of Marriage Unknown>. Carolyn was born about 1893 in ?. She died ? in ?.

Deis/Walker research; date is a guess

Deis/Walker research.

Raymond and Carolyn had the following children:

  168 F i Barbara Anne Wright was born on 10 Sep 1919 in New York?. She died on 1 Jan 1994 in Gloversville, NY.

SSDI

SSDI

4 Mar 2000 SSDI [SSN 114-09-8136] card issued NY
        Barbara married Unknown.

98. Thomas Rutley Wright (Henry , Henry , Henry ) was born about Feb 1856 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He died ? in ?. Thomas was baptized on 9 Mar 1856 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He was employed as Copper Miner (1871); Miner (1883, Australia).

GRO-- see notes

Wesleyan Methodist; from S. Lightbody's research

GRO b. cert.: Wright, Thomas Ruttley Mar 1856 Liskeard 5c 68. (Note spelling of middle name.)Age 5- 1861 CensusAge 15 1871 CensusNot Found In 1881 Census/Cornwall (Probably in Australia).Thomas was not listed amongst the mourners at his brother Frederick's funeral in February, 1915. He may have emigrated or have died before that date.See the note on Frederick Wright.

Thomas married Emma Yelland on 21 Dec 1882 in Ravenswood, Queensland, AU. Emma was born about 1866 in St. Austell, Cornwall, England, UK. She died ? in ?.

From son's b.certificate

Thomas and Emma had the following children:

  169 M i Frederick Charters Wright was born on 4 Jul 1883 in Charters Towers, Queensland, AU. He died on 15 Feb 1945 in Babinda, Queensland, AU.

Queensland 83/003928

Per Pauline Clarke 16 June 1999

This Frederick was Thomas' son, although Frederick's death notice clearly states that F. Wright was Frederick's son. Perhaps there were two Frederick Wrights, or Frederick was adopted.And, oddly enough, there is an Emma Yelland buried at Callington. She died Oct. 3rd, 1899 at age 64. Could she have been Thomas' wife's mother?There is also a small notation on Thomas' b. certificate (Australian) which appears to read 'died 1945,' but I have no idea how it came to be there.Found/1891 Census Living With G'father In Callington
        Frederick married Unknown on 11 Jan 1912 in Charters Towers, Queensland, AU.
  170 F ii Ann Wright was born about 1885 in ?. She died ? in ?.

Per Pauline Clarke 16 June 1999; date is a guess
        Ann married Unknown ? in <Date And Place Of Marriage Unknown>.

99. Frederick Wright (Henry , Henry , Henry ) was born about 1857 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He died on 6 Feb 1915 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He was buried on 9 Feb 1915 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. Frederick was employed as Copper Miner (1871), Lead Miner (1881), Mine Agent (1908), Mine Captain (1915).

Callington MI's. Age At Death Given As 58.

Callington PR #295, age 58 years

Did a GRO search 1856 Sept-Dec and 1857. Only possibility was Frederick Walter Wright Dec 1857 Exeter 5b 89. This is possible, given mother's birthplace, but I did not order a cert.Found 1861 census, age 3.Found 1871 census, copper miner, living with father, mother and family in Callington.Found 1881 census, lead miner, living at Longstone, Lezant, Cornwall, unmarried. (2278-111-7).Household of William Wilton, an ag lab from North Hill.We have a picture of the elder Frederick's death notice, 7 Feb. 1915 (he died Sat. Feb. 6), courtesy of Sandra Brake, and it sheds a bit of light on the family. Mentioned in the notice are a son, F. Wright, a daughter who married a man namedHooper (almost certainly this was Emily); Mr and Mrs H. Wright, brother and sister-in-law; Mr and Mrs C. Wright, brother and sister-in-law; Misses S. and L. Wright, Mrs Bickle, Miss Williams (of Calstock), and Miss Rowe, all nieces. Frederick'saddress at the time of his death was given as "Valentine Row."The notice also states that he was a member of the Loyal Victoria Lodge and the Foresters' Order, and that he had been a member of the Urban Council but had retired the preceeding year.From the Burial records of the Callington Parish Council, he is buried in Section A, row 10, occupation "Mine Captain."There are two baptisms from the Bible Christian Circuit to children of Frederick and Alma Jane Wright of Stoke ClimslandEmily 26 Mar. 1886Elda Jane 1888 (specific date not shown)--He married a woman named Sarah Jane _____? after death of his first wife.An abstract of the Administration of his effects after his death reads:Frederick Wright of Callington, Cornwall, Mine Agent, d. 6 Feb 1915 Adminstrated at Bodmin 23 Feb 1915 to Sarah Jane, Widow, Effects £321 19s 7d.

Frederick married (1) Alma Jane Prouse after Mar 1881 in <Place Of Marriage Unknown>. Alma was born about 1864 in Callington(?), Cornwall, England, UK. She died on 16 Apr 1889 in North Hill, Cornwall, England, UK.

From d. cert.; age 25 at death

Per P. Clarke 5 Jul 1999

GRO d. cert.: Wright, Alma Jane Jun 1889 Launceston 5c 19, age 25.Note-- Pauline Clarke has her date of death as 16 Apr 1889 in North Hill, CON. (of Tuberculosis). Consequently, some of the children may not have been Alma Jane's.

Frederick and Alma had the following children:

  171 F i Emily Wright was born about 1886 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England, UK. She died ? in ?. Emily was baptized on 26 Mar 1886 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England, UK.

From Bible Christian Records

From Bible Christian Records

GRO b. cert.: Checked 1886-1887; not found.Believed to have married a man named Hooper some time before her father died in February 1915. "Hooper" was referenced in his funeral notice and Emily Hooper signed as witness at her sister Bessie's 2nd marriage 7 June 1915.
  172 F ii Elda Jane Wright was born about 1888 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England, UK. She died ? in ?.

From Bible Christian Records

GRO b. cert.: Checked 1887; not found.
  173 F iii Bessie Wright was born on 4 Sep 1888 in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England, UK. She died on 7 Oct 1948 in Ayr, Queensland, AU.

GRO-- see notes

Per P. Clarke letter 10 Jul 1999

GRO b. cert.: Wright, Bessie Launceston Dec 1888 5c. 26Father's occupation: Engine driver in copper mine. Mother: Alma Jane formerly Prouse. Residence: East Kit Hill, Stoke Climsland, Cornwall.GRO m. cert.: Dec 1908 Liskeard 5c 122Groom Joseph Gill Hoare, age 26, Bachelor, Tin Miner, Residence Penstraze Moors, Kenwyn. Father Thomas Hoare (deceased), a tin miner.Bride Age 21 years, Spinster, Residence Valentine Place, Callington, Father Frederick Wright, a mine agent.Witnesses: Lily Wright, James Pearce, H.F.(?) Davey, William Fellow, Registrar.We also have the mar. certificate from her second marriage. Groom Ernest Hore, age 24, Bachelor, General labourer, Residence 70 Belgrave Road, Plymouth, Father William Hore (deceased), a tin miner.Bride age 26 years, Spinster, Residence 60 Lisson Grove, Plymouth, father Frederick Wright (deceased), a mine captain.Witnesses: Lily Wright and Emily Hooper.Following the death of her second husband in 1918 she went to Australia and lived with herAunt Polly (Mary Thompson Butland, nee WRIGHT.) Per Pauline Clarke's note an older sister (probably Emma) also went to live with Polly Butland in Australia.Pauline says the name on the Headstone is Elizabeth but she was always known as Bessie.
        Bessie married (1) Unknown on 15 Dec 1908 in Liskeard, Cornwall, England, UK (Wesleyan Chapel). They were divorced ?.
        Bessie married (2) Unknown on 7 Jun 1915 in Plymouth, England, UK (Registry Office).
  174 M iv Frederick Wright was born about 1890 in ?. He died after Feb 1915 in ?.

From father's death notice; date is a guess

From father's death notice

Frederick may well not have been Frederick Wright's son. According to P. Clarke (10 July 1999),The Sarah Jane whom Frederick Wright married following the death of his first wife already had a son named Frederick.

Frederick married (2) Sarah Jane <Maiden Name Unknown> after 1889 in <Place Of Marriage Unknown>. Sarah was born about 1856 in ?. She died on 19 Sep 1935 in Liskeard, Cornwall, England, UK (Lamellion House). She was buried on 21 Sep 1935 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

Died at age 79

From Callington MI's

Callington PR #509, age 79 (?49) years.

From the Burial records of the Callington Parish Council, she is buried in Section A, Row 5, plot 10.

100. Charles Gilpin Wright (Henry , Henry , Henry ) was born on 25 Sep 1859 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He died on 13 Aug 1932 in Detroit, MI. He was buried on 16 Aug 1932 in Detroit, MI (Evergreen Cemetery). Charles was baptized on 9 Oct 1859 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He was employed as Blacksmith; Worked For Hupmobile In Detroit.

GRO-- see notes

Wesleyan Methodist; per S. Lightbody's research

D. cert.-- see notes

GRO b. cert.: Wright, Charles Dec 1859 Liskeard 5c __7.Place of birth shown as Ashburton Place Callington, Cornwall. The mother's maiden name was spelled "Galpin," but no middle name for Charles is shown.His b. date is shown as 25 Sept. 1864 on his d. certificate.We also have a copy of his apprenticeship (blacksmith) papers, which he signed with middle initial "G."1871 census (Callington)- age 11 (errand boy)1875- Apprentice Blacksmith/5 Year Contract1881 Census (Callington); Unmarried; living at home.1891 Census- Charlotte Hambly, age 86 (blind) is listed as his grandmother.(This is incorrect; she was his wife's grandmother.)7 Feb. 1915- he and his wife were mentioned in d. notice of brother Frederick.July, 1923- Emigrated to U.S. with wife and daughter Lottie, my grandmother.13 Aug. 1932- Died in Detroit, MI.(His middle name is spelled 'Gilpen' on Lottie's d. certificate and his own.)We have his d. certificate. MI state file #160959; register #8934He died of a heart ailment.His residence at that time was 937 W. Alexandrine Detroit.Occupation was 'blacksmith, auto factory.' The informant was Mrs. Sadie Price.

Charles married Laura Mary Hocking on 29 Jul 1883 in Liskeard, Cornwall, England, UK (Registry Office). Laura was born on 25 Apr 1864 in Gooseford, Quethiock, Cornwall, England, UK. She died on 18 Feb 1949 in Detroit, MI. She was buried on 21 Feb 1949 in Detroit, MI (Evergreen Cemetery). Laura was baptized on 22 May 1864 in Quethiock, Cornwall, England, UK.

GRO-- see notes

Parish registry, p26 #205

D. cert.-- see notes

GRO b. cert.: Hocking, Laura Mary Jun 1864 St Germans 5c 51.We have a copy of her b. certificate. Her mother's name was Hambly so Charlotte Hambly was almost certainly her grandmother.We have the marriage certificate and it's a SHOCKER! Groom age 23, Bachelor, Blacksmith, Residence Callington, Father Henry Wright, a shoemaker.Bride: Age 20 years, Spinster, Domestic Servant, Residence Callington, Father RICHARD Hocking, a laborer. WE HAVE THE B. CERT. WHICH CLEARLY SHOWS THE FATHER TO BE FRANCIS HOCKING.Both her age and father's name are incorrect, either by accident or on purpose.I have witnessed the original entry at the Public Records Office in Liskeard, Cornwall and there is NO POSSIBLE DOUBT that the father's name was given as "Richard." The handwriting is absolutely unambiguous.Found/1871: Name listed as "Lora Hockin." Staying with her grandmother Charlotte Hambly, age 66, widow, in Landulph.Address/1881: Goose Ford, Quethiock, Cornwall.July 1923: Emigrated to States with husband Charles and daughter Lottie.Known to my dad and his brothers as "Granny Wright."1949: Died. We have d. certificate. She died of 'Arteriosclerotic heart disease' at 11:00am 18 Feb. 1949. She died in the house on Mecca. The informant was Uncle Harry. (Henry Wright.)Address/1949: 13681 (a mistake, s/b 13661) Mecca, Detroit, MI from d. notice.MI state file#391615; local file #2276According to Gordon, she became a big Detroit Tigers baseball fan.Lottie's b'day book also lists two other Hockings we have not yet traced. Thomas Frederick 27 Mar. Lottie did not write the year, unfortunately.(She wrote the date 1 Jan 1916 under the entry, which may be the day he died or married), and Ellen Maud Hocking 24 July.

Charles and Laura had the following children:

  175 M i Henry Hocking ("Uncle Harry") Wright was born on 30 Apr 1884 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He died on 21 Jun 1966 in Detroit, MI. He was buried on 24 Jun 1966 in Detroit, MI (Evergreen Cemetery). Henry was baptized on 23 May 1884 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He was employed as Worked As Clerk For Several Mining Co.'s In CON; Also Apprenticed As A Coppersmith; Building Custodian.

GRO-- see notes

Callington PR/page 162 #1292

SSDI

GRO b. cert.: Wright, Henry Hocking Jun 1884 Liskeard 5c 51.Father- Charles Gilpin WRIGHT, a blacksmithMother- Laura Mary WRIGHT, formerly HOCKINGThe family lived at West End, Callington at the time of his birth.22 Apr 2001 SSDI [SSN 373-01-2930] card issued MI; last residence Highland Park, Wayne County, MI.Found:1891 Census- age 6We have a sash from his Royal Army uniform. He was a sergeant in the DCLI.Uncle Harry was my (Rick's) Godfather. He and Aunt Maggie never had children. They loved to travel and always took lots of pictures. Then they'd entertain by showing the slides they took. They lived in a house on Log Cabin in Detroit.Uncle Harry had great collections of old newspapers ("Sinking of the Lusitania," "End of World War I," "Pearl Harbor," "Tigers win World Series," etc.) He also had a stamp collection and many old magazines-- National Geographic was evidentlyhis favorite. That probably had a lot to do with his love of travelling.One of his most famous slides was taken at St. Andrews Church in Detroit. He always called it "Mrs. Cowley getting her head cut off in the organ."It was just a slide taken at a bad angle while the Church organist was reaching behind the organ, but it looked for all the world like she had been beheaded.The first time I saw that slide (I was 8 or 9 years old) it scared me to death!Margaret Stratton Blank, Aunt Maggie's Niece, said that she believes Maggie and Harry met at a party given by Lottie Elliott, my grandmother.They subsequently went out on a lunch hour and got married in Detroit.Harry worked as a building custodian in the Buhl Building in downtown Detroit.From Lottie's postcard collection, here are some of the places Uncle Harry lived.B. Company, 5th Battalion DCLI (abt 1907?)Parish Clerk, Callington (1909)628 W. Main Street, Lead City, Laurence County, South Dakota USA (date unknown)611 Mesaba Avenue, Virginia, St Louis County, Minnesota USA (15 July 1910)322 E. Bonnie St. Ironwood, Michigan USA (18 July 1912)Highland Park, Michigan USA (3 Jan 1915)1920 U.S. Census Detroit (Wayne County) Mich. ED 134 Sheet 4B Line 83.Fourth Ave.Harry Wright age 33 repair man (auto. industry) from England entered U.S. 1915, not a citizen.(Obviously incorrect since he was in Minnesota in 1910, but perhaps that is the date he had most recently entered the USA.)Margarete Wright age 28 milliner from England entered U.S. 1915, not a citizen.Their marriage date of 1914 is suspect in light of 1920 U.S. census information.He died of a Coronary Occlusion.
        Henry married Unknown on 2 Sep 1914 in Detroit, MI ?.
  176 F ii Rhoda Frances Wright was born on 8 Nov 1885 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. She died about 13 May 1957 in Detroit, MI. She was buried on 16 May 1957 in Detroit, MI (Grandlawn Cemetery).

GRO-- see notes

GRO b. cert.: Wright, Rhoda Frances Dec 1885 Liskeard 5c 51.Father- Charles Gilpin WRIGHT, a blacksmithMother- Laura Mary WRIGHT, formerly HOCKINGThe family lived at Newport, Callington at the time of Rhoda's birth.Found 1891 Census; Age 5.I remember Aunt Rhoda as a rather severe woman. She lived with Mabel and Cyril in their house at 13661 Mecca in Detroit.During WW II she worked at the Kelvinator plant (which later became an American Motors plant) on Plymouth road, right at the end of the block.During the summers of the mid-1950's she babysat for me at Mabel and Cyril's cottage at Ore Lake, five miles from Brighton, Michigan. Mabel and Cyril would spend the weekend, then leave us there for the week.I was always a "(something) little beggar" to Rhoda: Either a "poor little beggar" if I was sick or hurt, a "saucy little beggar" (my personal favorite!) if I talked back to any adult, or a "filthy little beggar" if I did anything else thatfailed to meet with her approval.When I went to her funeral she was the first dead person I'd ever seen.
        Rhoda married Unknown on 3 Dec 1907 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK (St Mary's Church).
  177 F iii Laura Charlotte ("Lottie") Wright was born on 28 Dec 1895 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. She died on 13 Mar 1950 in Highland Park Hospital, Highland Park, MI. She was buried about 16 Mar 1950 in Detroit, MI (Grand Lawn Cemetery). Laura was baptized on 20 Jan 1896 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

GRO-- see notes

Callington PR #1582

D. cert.-- see notes

GRO b. cert.: Wright, Laura Charlotte Mar 1896 Liskeard 5c 48. Lottie was born at Fore Street, Callington. Father- Charles Wright; Mother- Laura Mary Wright, formerly Hocking. Father's Occupation- General Labourer. Informant- Charles Wright, Father, of Fore Street.We also have the PR entry for her baptism at Callington 20 Jan 1896: No. 1582, page 198. Laura Charlotte d/o Charles (a blacksmith) and Laura Mary Wight of Fore Street. We also have the d. certificate. Lottie died at 12:10 a.m. following a stroke. She also suffered from hypertension and arteriosclerosis. MI file#8206 16579The information on her gravestone is incorrect. Lottie was born 28 Dec., 1895, not 1896. The mixup may have come from the birth certificate on which the '5' in 1895 could easily be mistaken for a '6'. However, the date of registration was 27 Feb. 1896, so the 1895 date is the correct one.The certificate states that Lottie was a citizen of England (she evidently never became a U.S. citizen), and lived at 937 W. Alexandrine, Detroit at the time of her death. The informant was Sidney Elliott, her husband. Lottie had a wonderful collection of postcards which remain in the family. Sid told me she especially loved to eat salted peanuts. The couple emigrated to the US in the early 1920's.
        Laura married Sidney Norman Elliott on 27 Apr 1918 in Plymouth, Devon, England, UK (St. Augustine's Church). Sidney was born in 1891. He died in 1953.

101. Henry Wright (Henry , Henry , Henry ) was born on 10 Jan 1862 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK (Well Lane). He died on 7 Jun 1945 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He was buried on 14 Jun 1945 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. Henry was employed as Agricultural Worker, 1881 Census; Town Crier, 1906.

GRO-- see notes

GRO-- see notes

Monument Inscription

GRO b. cert.: Wright, Henry Mar 1862 Liskeard 5c 5910 Jan 1862 at Well Lane, Callington. Father Henry Wright, a journeyman shoemaker; mother Mary Wright, formerly Galpin.Found 1871 census (Callington) age 9 (scholar)Found 1881 census (Callington) age 19 (ag lab; living at home: West End 2283-5-4)Found 1891 Census (Callington) at Haye Rd. #10 with wife Ellen, Son Henry (age 5) and Daughter Emma S. (1 mo.)GRO m. cert.: GRO Henry Wright/Ellen Doney Dec 1885 Liskeard 5c 95Groom: Henry Wight, bachelor, age 23, a farm labourer, address West End, Town of Callington, father Henry Wright, a Bill Poster.Bride: Ellen Doney, spinster, age 22, a domestic servant, address Lower Street, Town of Callington, father Eli Doney, a farm labourer.Witnesses: Eli Doney, Albert de Castro Glubb.---He and his wife are also mentioned in his brother Frederick's d. notice, 7 Feb. 1915---Henry was the Town Crier fof Callington for fifty years, according to Sheila Lightbody's book "Callington- A Cornish Community" (Page 44.)GRO d. cert.: Wright, Henry June 1945 St Germans 5c. 42.Occupation Billsticker and Town Crier, address 3 Haye Road, Callington died at age 83 of Myocardial degeneration. The informant was M. DAWE, daughter.From the Burial records of the Callington Parish Council, he is buried in Section A, Row 4, plot 10.Date of death shown as 11 Jun 1945, burial 14 Jun 1945.The Family History Library in Salt Lake City only has Wills from 1925 and before so I was not able to check.First name sometimes shown as 'Henery.'

Henry married Ellen Doney on 8 Oct 1885 in Liskeard, Cornwall, England, UK (Registry Office). Ellen was born about 1863 in Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England, UK. She died on 20 May 1933 in Callington(?), Cornwall, England, UK. She was buried on 23 May 1933 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

Died at age 70 per Callington MI

Callington PR #485, age 70 years.

Frank Doney was the Registrar who registered Annie May Wright's birth in 1906. The mother was the former Ellen Doney.Ellen's family is shown in the 1871 censusEly Doney head mar age 30 Ag Lab NorthhillEliz wife mar 31 LinkinhorneMerena dau 9 Linkinhorne*Ellen* dau 8 LinkinhorneEmma dau 6 LinkinhorneEliza dau 4 LinkinhorneJohn son 1 SouthhillHannah dau 1mo Southhill(The family lived in Southhill at the time.)

Henry and Ellen had the following children:

  178 M i Henry ("Harry") Wright was born on 30 Oct 1885 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He died on 3 Aug 1965 in Iron Mountain, MI. Henry was baptized on 20 Nov 1885 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He was employed as Miner/Oliver Mining Company.

GRO-- see notes; also from his Obit. in Iron Mtn. newspaper

Callington Pr #1327

From his Obit. in Iron Mtn. newspaper

GRO b. cert.: Wright, Henry Dec 1885 Liskeard 5c 65.6 Jul 2000 SSDI- nothing found. Tried many combinations.Harry died after being severely burned when his pipe fell onto a flannel shirt he was wearing and ignited. He died a few days after being notified that his wife had been killed after being hit by a motorcycle.Couple lived on East Ludington Street in Iron Mountain.1920 U.S. Census information (3 Jan. 1920) ED 81 Sheet 2B Line 75 Dickenson County, Mich.Harry, age 33 immigrated to U.S. in 1907, naturalized citizen, 1914.Anne, age 32, immigrated to U.S. in 1907, naturalized citizen, 1914.Robert Wright told me that my (great) uncle Harry and this Harry were in love with the same woman, Annie Pridham, in Callington.--Callington PR #1327 list his date of birth as 31 Oct 1885, not 30 Oct 1885.
        Henry married Unknown on 8 Oct 1907 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.
  179 F ii Mary Elizabeth Wright was born about Oct 1887 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. She died ? in ?. Mary was baptized on 28 Oct 1887 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

GRO-- see notes

Callington PR #1359

GRO b. cert.: Wright, Mary Elizabeth Sep 1887 Liskeard 5c 49
  180 M iii Alfred Wright was born about Jul 1889 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He died on 27 Dec 1890 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He was buried on 31 Dec 1890 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. Alfred was baptized on 6 Sep 1889 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

GRO- See notes

Callington PR #1423

South Hill Parish magazine/per S. Lightbody

Callington PR/page 98 #783

GRO b. cert.: Wright, Alfred Sep 1889 Liskeard 5c 48.GRO d. cert.: Wright, Alfred Dec 1890 Liskeard 5c 46 age 1.The age at death was shown as 17 mos. The child was residing at Haye Lane so the parents are presumed to have been Henry and Ellen. A b. Certificate should be ordered.There is something a bit odd about this; he was not enumerated in the 1891 census with Henry and Ellen.The date sent by Sheila was evidentally off by one year. We have the Burial records of the Callington Parish Council. He is buried in Section B of the Burial grounds.Did a search for b. cert. Dec 1891 and Mar & Jun 1892; not found (of course). Should check for birth in July 1889 and death in Dec 1890-- probably recorded in 1st quarter 1891.Did not check for b. cert.
  181 F iv Emma Sophia Wright was born on 12 Mar 1891 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. She died ? in ?. Emma was baptized on 13 Mar 1891 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

GRO-- see notes

Callington PR #1453 and South Hill Parish magazine/per S. Lightbody

GRO b. cert.: June 1891 Liskeard 5c. 45.Father- Henry WRIGHT, a farm labourerMother- Ellen WRIGHT, formerly DONEYThe family lived at Haye Road in Callington at the time of her birth.Searched GRO records for marriage 1909-1915 but found nothing for Wright-Bickell. Their was a Sep 1912 entry for Wright-Matthews at Newton Abbot, Devon.Found In 1891 Census Age Hard To Read- May Be 1 Month.
  182 F v Lily Wright was born about 1892 in Callington(?), Cornwall, England, UK. She died on 6 Dec 1921 in Callington(?), Cornwall, England, UK. She was buried in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. Lily was baptized on 14 Apr 1893 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

Callington PR #1516 and South Hill Parish magazine/per S. Lightbody

CRO d. cert.-- see notes

Sid has a photo of the MI. It reads:In loving memory of Lily, daughter of Henry and Ellen Wright of CallingtonDecember 6, 1921 age 29. Peace Perfect Peace. Also Annie May Sister of Above who died May 1 1924 aged 18.According to Cynthia (Willey) Griffin (Email 23 Oct 1999)"Lily was married to Ron's Uncle, Richard Griffin,he was known as Dick, and was the local smithy, that is he used to shoe the horses.I have very vague memories of my dad taking me to see him. I can just picture a verydark place with a fire burning. but I can't remember him.His wife Lily died during child birth." (See below; this does not seem to have been the case.)I have the d. cert. ordered from the Liskeard Record Office in June 2000No. 419 6 Dec 1921 Lily Griffin, female, age 29 years, wife of Richard Griffin, a blacksmiith (master), died of Pulmonary tuberculosis. R. Griffin, widower of deceased, present at death, was the informant.
        Lily married Unknown ? in <Date And Place Of Marriage Unknown>.
  183 M vi George Wright was born about Apr 1894 in Callington?, Cornwall, England, UK. He died in May 1895 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He was buried on 10 May 1895 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. George was baptized on 24 Jan 1895 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

Callington PR #1581

Callington PR #87 age 13 months

Callington PR #87 age 13 months

His baptism entry is no. 1581, page 198 of the Callington PR. George, s/o Henry (a labourer) and Ellen Wright of Haye Road.
  184 F vii Ellen Wright was born about Apr 1896 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. She died in May 1897 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. She was buried on 20 May 1897 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. Ellen was baptized on 10 Jul 1896 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

GRO-- see notes

Callington PR #1597 (Private baptism)

GRO-- see notes; Callington PR #99 age 13 months

Callington PR #99 age 13 months

GRO b. cert.: Wright, Ellen Jun 1896 Liskeard 5c 49.GRO d. cert.: Wright, Ellen Jun 1897 Liskeard 5c 32, age 1.
  185 M viii Alfred Wright was born on 27 Oct 1898 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. He died on 17 Mar 1968 in Launceston, Cornwall, England, UK (St Mary's Hospital). He was buried on 20 Mar 1968 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. Alfred was baptized on 17 Mar 1899 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

Callington PR #1662; GRO-- see notes

Callington PR #1662

GRO-- see notes

GRO b. cert.: Wright, Alfred Dec 1898 Liskeard 5c-45Father- Henry WRIGHTMother- Ellen WRIGHT, formerly DONEYThe family resided at Haye Road, Callington at the time of his birthGRO d. cert.: Wright, Alfred Mar 1968 Launceston 7a 90.Died at St. Mary's Hospital, Launceston, age 69, a retired County Council hoddman?, residence 21 Valentine Row Callington, causes of death- Pneumonia and Cerebral thrombosis. Informant- B. Willey, daughter, of Meadowside, Kelly Bray, C allington.From the Burial records of the Callington Parish Council, he is buried in Section C, plot 321.
        Alfred married Unknown ? in <Date And Place Of Marriage Unknown>.
  186 M ix William John Wright was born on 19 Mar 1900 in Liskeard RD, Cornwall, England, UK. He died in Mar 1902 in ?.

GRO-- see notes

GRO b. cert.: Wright, William John Jun 1900 Liskeard 5c 32
  187 F x Ellen Wright was born on 30 Sep 1900 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. She died on 24 Sep 1978 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

Per EMail Cynthia Griffin 16 Oct 1998

Per EMail Cynthia Griffin 16 Oct 1998

GRO b. cert.: Not found 1900 Q3/Q4. I do not have access to post-1900 birth entries at present.There seems to be a conflict between the dates of birth between Ellen and her brother George-- born six months apart?
        Ellen married Unknown ? in <Place Of Marriage Unknown>.
  188 M xi Arthur Wright was born about Oct 1902 in ?. He died in Dec 1902 in ?.
  189 F xii Annie May Wright was born on 12 May 1906 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. She died on 1 May 1924 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. She was buried on 4 May 1924 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

GRO-- see notes

GRO-- see notes

Callington PR #395, age 17 years. See Notes

GRO b. cert.: Jun 1906 Liskeard 5c 42Father's occupation: Town Crier. Mother's maiden name: Doney. Residence: Haye Road, Callington.GRO d. cert.: Jun 1924 Liskeard 5c. 52 age 17.Residence- Haye Road, Callington; age 17 years, spinster (no occupation), cause of death- pulmonary tuberculosis; informant- Henry Wright, father.From the Burial records of the Callington Parish Council, she is buried in Section A, plot 11.The burial date must have been recorded incorrectly- it is shown as 4 Apr 1925; probably should be 4 May 1925. This is the only burial recorded from 27 Mar-8 Jul 1925.
  190 F xiii Mary Ellen Wright was born on 13 Nov 1916 in England, UK?. She died on 31 Dec 1992 in England, UK?.

Per C. Griffin Email 23 Sep 1999

Per C. Griffin Email 23 Sep 1999

Checked GRO for Dec 1916 and Mar 1917; nothing found.---The informant on Henry's d. certificate (1945) was M. DAWE, daughter.We have no further details at this time, but there is a May Dawe buried at Callington. She died 27 May 1952 at age 73. (Born abt. 1879.)It is highly unlikely that Ellen Doney was Mary Ellen's mother. Ellen would have been 53 years old at the time.Received this note from Cynthia Griffin 23 Oct 1999."I have a bit more info on Mary, her maiden name was Blythe,her father was William Blythe who was a fruit growerso I think that her mother was my grandfather , AlfredWright's sister, now I will find out which one. I will writeto my aunt and see what she can tell me."Likely Mary's mother was Lily or Emma Sophia. If she was subsequently raised by Alfred Wright the entry on his death certificate makes sense.
        Mary married Unknown ? in <Date And Place Of Marriage Unknown>.

104. Mary Thompson ("Polly") Wright (Henry , Henry , Henry ) was born on 18 Feb 1870 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. She died on 17 Dec 1952 in Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia. Mary was baptized on 5 Apr 1870 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK.

Liskeard 5c 61 Mar 1870

Wesleyan Methodist; per S. Lightbody's research

Per Sandra Brake's Letter 31 Jan 1997

GRO b. cert.: Liskeard 5c 61 Mar 1870We have b. certificate.Father's Occupation: Shoemaker. Mother's maiden name: Galpin. Residence Well Lane, Callington.Found 1871 census, age 1.Found 1881 census.Found 1891 census, age 21; still living with parents.GRO m. cert.: Butland, Ernest/Wright, Mary Thompson Dec 1896 Liskeard 5c 71--"Polly" is Per Pauline Clarke 16 June 1999.--From marriage cert.: Witnesses were Henry and Rhoda Wright.

Mary married Ernest Butland on 29 Nov 1896 in Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. Ernest was born on 27 Jul 1871 in Porthgwidden, Cornwall, England, UK. He died on 20 Jul 1961 in Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia. Ernest was baptized on 25 Aug 1871 in Exeter, Devon, England, UK. He was employed as Coachman And Innkeeper-- Falmouth, Cornwall.

S. Brake Oct. 1998

Middle Name May Have Been 'Joseph.'Following info is from the 1881 censusWilliam Butland (Head) age 41 from Gerrans, CornwallEliza** (Wife) age 43 from St. Gluvias, CornwallEllen (Daur) age 18 from Kenwyn, CornwallEdith (Daur) age 16 from St. Gluvias, CornwallErnest (Son) age 9 from Feock, Cornwall**Eliza's maiden name was "Grose."The rest of the information was taken from S. Brake's pedigree chart, Feb. 1997---Found index for Ernest and Mary's marriage Dec quarter, 1896, Liskeard registration dist. #5c. 71B. cert. Sept 1871 Truro 5c. 166Ernest was the informant listed on Mary (Galpin) Wright's d. certificate.

Ernest and Mary had the following children:

  191 F i Edith Mary Butland was born on 26 Aug 1897 in Cornwall, England, UK(?). She died on 3 Mar 1973 in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. Edith was employed as Tailoress.

Per S. Brake

B Cert Sept 1897 Liskeard 5c 42 Not Ordered( Other data is per S. Brake's letter and pedigree chart)
        Edith married Unknown ? in <Date And Place Of Marriage Unknown>.
  192 F ii Gwendoline May Butland was born on 1 Dec 1898 in Tregenna, Callington, Cornwall, England, UK. She died on 2 May 1986 in Charters Towers, Queensland, AU.

Per Pauline Clarke 16 June 1999

S. Brake Oct. 1998 and Pauline Clarke 16 June 1999

According to family informant Sandra Brake, the couple had two children, both of whom died before the mother. The children's names were not passed along.GRO: B. Cert: Camelford Mar 1899 5c. 9 (not ordered)
        Gwendoline married Unknown in 1920 in Charters Towers, Queensland, AU.
  193 M iii <Male: First Name Unknown> Butland was born about 1900 in ?. He died before 1952 in ?.

Per Pauline Clarke 16 June 1999; date is a guess

Per Pauline Clarke 16 June 1999

Sandra Brake confirmed the fact that there was a son who died very young, but she does not know the name.

108. Albert Edward James 1 (Thomas James , Ann Henwood Wright , Henry ) was born on 9 Jan 1878 in E. Stonehouse, Plymouth, Devon, England, UK (4 Adelaide Place). He died in Feb 1956 in Plymouth, Devon, England, UK. Albert was employed as Royal Marines.

Per Ray Bazley:Joined army as boy in 1893. Sergeant 1899 CQMS. 1908 Lieut. 1914 Capt. Served Gibraltar 1898, South Africa 1900-02, Malta 1902-06, Bermuda 1910-1914. Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal while in S. Africa.Met wife whilst serving at RA Depot, Shoeburyness.In 1915 living at 10 Woburn Terrace Oreston, later at 3 Desborough Rd. and 17 Knighton Rd. St Judes, Plymouth.

Albert married Esther Gertrude Gilbert 1 on 31 Mar 1899 in South Shoeburyness, Essex, England, UK. Esther was born on 8 Jun 1876 in Ware, Hertsfordshire, England, UK. She died in Oct 1952 in Plymouth, Devon, England, UK. She was buried on 15 Oct 1952 in Plymouth, Devon, England, UK (Ford Park Cemetery).

Buried Section A-30-8

Father: Thomas Gilbert (1843-1907)Mother: Susan Horrax (1838-?)

They had the following children:

  194 M i Edward Gilbert James 1 was born in Jul 1899 in South Shoeburyness, Essex, England, UK. He died in Aug 1900 in South Shoeburyness, Essex, England, UK.
  195 F ii Audrey Esther Mary James 1 was born on 16 Sep 1903 in Pembroke Camp, Valetta, Malta. She died on 6 Feb 1991 in Plymouth, Devon, England, UK.

Ray Bazley confirmed (Email 25 May 2000) that she did not marry.
  196 F iii Evelyn May Mary James 1 was born on 1 Aug 1904 in St Elmo, Valetta, Malta. She died on 6 Feb 1991 in Plymouth, Devon, England, UK.
        Evelyn married Unknown on 20 Apr 1925 in Plymouth, Devon, England, UK (St Judes).
  197 M iv Living James.
        Living married Unknown.
  198 F v Gertrude Thomas Phyllis James 1 was born about 1908 in ?. She died in Oct 1960 in Plymouth, Devon, England, UK. She was buried in Plymouth, Devon, England, UK (Ford Park Cemetery).

A guess

Section A-30-8
        Gertrude married Unknown.
  199 M vi Living James.
        Living married Unknown.
  200 M vii Albert Edward James 1 was born on 9 Aug 1915 in Preston, Lancastershire, England, UK. He died about 1971.

According to Ray Bazley (Email 25 May 2000) "Albert Edward James died (I believe) in 1971 and as far as I know did not marry."

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