I’m looking for information on JOSEPH WRIGHT – believed to be the last son of Philbert Wright & Esther Becraft of Maryland and the brother of RICHARD WRIGHT,. SR., also of Maryland and later of North Carolina.
Seeking DNA confirmation of Wright lineage and relationship to Philbert Wright, b. 1719, Maryland and Richard Wright, Sr., b. 1726 in Maryland.
Joseph Wright was born before 1738. He died in 1773 in Frederick County, Maryland. Joseph married Rebecca McDaniel about 1762.His will specifically names the following as children:
1.ELI WRIGHT was born about 1763 in Frederick County, Maryland. He died about Sep 1813 in Harrison County, Indiana. Eli married Phebe Harrison on 2 Dec 1784 in Frederick County, Maryland.Harrison County, Indiana, Wills A 24-28. Written September 9, 1813, and probated October 2, 1813, at Harrison County, Indiana.
2.ELIZABETH WRIGHT was born about 1765 in Frederick County, Maryland.Married William King on 29 June 1780, Frederick County, Maryland.
3.SARAH WRIGHT was born about 1767 in Frederick County, Maryland. Married Isaac Storms 26 Feb 1796 in Frederick County, Maryland.
4.JOSEPH WRIGHT was born 10 Dec 1768 in Frederick County, Maryland. He died in before 1820 in Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky.
5.RICHARD WRIGHT was born 7 Jan 1770 in Frederick County, Maryland. He died before 15 Jan 1845 in Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky.
Joseph Wright’s descendants migrated to Nelson County, Kentucky and later possibly into Harrison County, Indiana.
Joseph's lineage was prepared by a descendant, but not of the direct-male lineage.Looking for direct-male descendants only.