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Thomas Austin Wright
Male 1814 - 1900

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     Thomas Wright & Mary Jane Houchins
    Thomas Wright & Mary Jane Houchins
    Thomas Wright, died Feb. 26, 1900 aged 86. Mary J. Wright, wife of Thomas Wright, died Jan. 24, 1880 very hard to read. Thomas Wright was born Jan. 2, 1814 in Orange Co., Virginia. On May 14, 1846 in Callaway Co., Missouri, he married Mary Jane Houchins, born abt. 1825 in Virginia. She was a daughter of James Overton Houchins and Elizabeth Sarah…
     
  • Birth  2 Jan 1814  , Orange, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  26 Feb 1900  Calwood, Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2344  Herring Family of Callaway County, Missouri
    Last Modified  11 Feb 2009 
     
    Family 1  Mary Falkner,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  Abt 1837 
    Children 
     1. Spencer Coleman Wright,   b. 10 Apr 1838, , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1916, Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  11 Feb 2009 
    Family ID  F14348335  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Mary Jane Houchins,   b. Abt 1825, , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1880, Calwood, Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 May 1846  , Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary E. Wright,   b. 20 Mar 1841,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >2. Robert Austin Wright,   b. 19 Feb 1847, , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1932, Calwood, Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Thomas Jefferson Wright,   b. 26 Jul 1849, , Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1939, Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Lucy Margaret Wright,   b. 6 Oct 1856, , Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1892, , Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Madison Wright,   b. 19 Mar 1859, , Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1942, , Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Margaret Belle Wright,   b. 6 May 1865, , Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1951, Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  11 Feb 2009 
    Family ID  F1502  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • His parents were John Wright, b: 1756 in Orange Co., Va. and Suzanna Grant Gratzy, married Sept. 25, 1789 in Orange Co., Va.
      John Wright was a Captain in the Revolutionary War.

      1880 United States Federal Census
      about Thomas Wright
      Name: Thomas Wright
      Home in 1880: Calwood, Callaway, Missouri
      Age: 66
      Estimated birth year: abt 1814
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
      Spouse's name: Mary Jane
      Father's birthplace: VA
      Mother's birthplace: VA
      Occupation: Farming
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Thomas Wright 66
      Mary Jane Wright 57
      Madison Wright 21 son
      Margarett B. Wright 15
      Florence Wright 19 daughter-in-law
      James E. Houchens 23 nephew
      Benjamin Houchens 13 brother
      Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Calwood, Callaway, Missouri; Roll: T9_677; Family History Film: 1254677; Page: 478.3000; Enumeration District: 25; Image: 0378.

      Named on son Spencer's death certificate.
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 May 1846 - , Callaway, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Feb 1900 - Calwood, Callaway, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Callaway, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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