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John B. WRIGHT

Male 1842 - 1917  (75 years)


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  • Name John B. WRIGHT 
    Born 2 May 1842  Jefferson County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Aug 1917  Rochester, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (2) A household headed by John WRIGHT is listed in the 1900 census of Richland Township, Fulton County, IN. [His middle initial is overwritten.]

      John is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was born in May 1842 and was then 58 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in OH, and his father was born in OH. His mother's birthplace is not listed in the 1900 census. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 32 years.

      Listed with John is his wife, Elizabeth, who was born in January 1838 and was then 62 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in OH, and her mother was born in VA. Her father's birthplace is not listed in the 1900 census. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 32 years and had theretofore given birth to 5 children, 3 of whom were then living.

      Listed with John is his son, John M., a farm laborer who was born in February 1872 and was then 28 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in OH.

      Also listed with John is his daughter, Nora D., who was born in November 1880 and was then 19 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in OH.

      (3) Tombaugh, Jean C. and Wendell C., Fulton County Indiana Obituaries 1917?Rochester Sentinel, Rochester, IN: 1998:

      Saturday, September 1, 1917

      John B. WRIGHT, 75, a veteran of the Civil war and a resident of this county for 70 years, died Friday evening at 5:30 at his home on North Fulton Ave., a victim of complications due to old age. He was bedfast for the past five weeks.

      Mr. Wright enlised for the war in Indianapolis, 55 years ago Friday, serving three years with the 87th Indiana. He was born in Ohio and came here with his parents when he was five years old. He lived upon a farm north of the city for years, before moving to Rochester three years ago. Mrs. Wright died 17 years ago. He leaves three children, J. M. WRIGHT of Kankakee, Ill., Mrs. W. B. McALEXANDER of South Bend, and Miss Nora WRIGHT of this city. He leaves one brother, Jacob WRIGHT of Rochester.

      Funeral Sunday afternoon at two at the house.
    Person ID I6765  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2017 

    Family Elizabeth E. BALL,   b. Jan 1838, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 29 Jun 1900, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1868  IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Milton WRIGHT,   b. 4 Feb 1872, Rochester, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2017 13:03:58 
    Family ID F3443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart