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Benjamin Franklin Coats Wright
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1885
Jefferson County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1938
Watertown
Jefferson County
New York, USA

Born Benjamin Franklin Coats in Hounsfield, he was adopted in infancy by his great uncle and aunt, James Wright and Gertrude (Hammond) Wright of Dexter.

He married 1912 Emily Zoller of Redwood, N.Y. They resided for some years at Dexter, where he was employed in the St Lawrence Paper Mill; later removing to Black River. She died there March 9, 1932, and is buried at Redwood. He died in Watertown Dec. 14, 1938, and is buried at Sackets Harbor. They had two children.

He was a talented man, loving to fish and hunt, but loving also to read and play on his many musical instruments-piano, cornet, accordion, clarinet, etc. The loss of a thumb by accident, in a paper mill, precluded a career as clarinetist-a career which held promise of considerable distinction.

Source: The Lee Family of Hounsfield, N.Y. and Related Families, 2nd Ed., By Walter John Coates, Litt. D.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Spicer Coats (1845 - 1900)
  Frances Amanda Lee Coats (1850 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Emily E Zoller Wright (1887 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Donald Charles Wright (1914 - 1944)*
  Richard H Wright (1915 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Albert Coats (1876 - 1951)*
  Lois Whitford Coates Morgan (1878 - 1969)*
  Walter John Coates (1880 - 1941)*
  Winnie Jane Coates Blanchard (1880 - 1966)*
  Olive Maud Coates Hartman (1883 - 1953)*
  Benjamin Franklin Coats Wright (1885 - 1938)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeside Cemetery
Sackets Harbor
Jefferson County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Dorsey Barnes Drane
Record added: Nov 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101286439
Benjamin Franklin <i>Coats</i> Wright
Added by: Dorsey Barnes Drane
 
Benjamin Franklin <i>Coats</i> Wright
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Benjamin Franklin <i>Coats</i> Wright
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