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Joseph Samuel Wright Family Tree

Updated September 8, 2002

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Joseph Samuel Wright, Methodist Episcopal Church South Minister, farmer, teacher, eye doctor was born July 31, 1819 in
Kentucky. Parents Joseph and Linuria Wright from Sequatchie Valley, Tennessee.(Sequatchie covers 3 counties: Marion, Bledsoe, and Cumberland). Moved from Overton County, Tennessee in 1851 to Carroll County, Arkansas with his wife Sarah Ababiah Brown,born 1818 in North Carolina. Her parents Richard and Hannah Brown moved to Dry Fork, Arkansas with the family
Joseph and Sarah had 8 children:

1. James Mitchell Wright born February 13, 1841
Livingston(Overton) Tennessee

2. Eliza A. Wright born 1843, Livingston, TN

3. Obediah Richard Wright born June 16, 1845,
Livingston(Overton) Tennessee

4. John M. Wright,Hannah Brown Wright, Linnuary J
Wright born January 11, 1848 in Livingston (Overton)TN

7. Armenda Matilda Wright born April 7, 1850 in
Livingston(Overton) Tennessee

8. Rachel Amanda Wright born October 25, 1852 in
Dry Fork(Carroll) Arkansas

Sarah Ababiah Brown died between 1852-1858 after her last
child and before her husband remarried Francis Ann Allred in
January 12, 1858. To this union they had 13 children. Making
Joseph the father of 21 children.

1. Louis Burr Wright born December 30, 1858
Berryville(Carroll) Arkansas
2. Sarah Melvina Wright born January 06, 1860
3. Thomas Bradley Wright born January 17, 1861
4. Mary Ann Wright born July 09, 1862
5. Nancy Jane Wright born 1863
6. Catherine Alice Wright born April 17, 1865
Washington(Hempsted) Arkansas
7. Abner Fletcher Wright born December 10, 1866
Dry Fork(Carroll) Arkansas
8. Emma Josephine Wright born April 04, 1868
9. Margaret Isabel Wright born July 22, 1869
10. Iredale Dillard Wright born September 28, 1870
11. William Worth Wright born March 24, 1874
12. Martha Smith Wright born September 22, 1875
13. Benjamin Franklin Wright born December 12, 1876

Joseph Samuel Wright died on April 29, 1894 in Hale (Chatauqua) Kansas and Francis Ann Allred Wright died on May 25, 1918 and they are both buried in the Hardrock Cemetery in
Hale (Chatauqua) Kansas with 2 sons William and Benjamin.

This family history is on the CD volume 46 of the Family Tree Maker.

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