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Rev Joseph Samuel Wright
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Birth: Jul. 31, 1819
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 29, 1894
Hale
Chautauqua County
Kansas, USA

U.S. President Barack Obama's 3-Great Grandfather.


Wright was born in Kentucky 1819 and his first wife was born in 1818 North Carolina.

They lived in Overton County, TN and part of their children born here. Then moved on a wagon train with other people from overton county to Carroll County, Arkansas in the Dry Fork area.
Joseph Samuel WRIGHT was a Methodist Episcopal Church South Minister, Farmer, Teacher and Eye Doctor. He was born July 31, 1819 in Kentucky and we think his family was from N.C. He married Sarah Ababiah BROWN between 1839-1840. Her parents were Richard and Hannah BROWN.

They moved the WRIGHT family to Dry Fork, Carroll County, Arkansas on a wagon train. The last child born in TN was on April 07, 1850 and the next one born was in Arkansas on October 25, 1852. Sarah the first wife died between 1852-1857. They had 8 children: James Mitchell WRIGHT married Susan Minerva HEDGESPETH, Eliza A. WRIGHT died 1859. Obediah Richard WRIGHT married Saphronia Franzine FULTZ. John M. WRIGHT infant death. Hannah Brown WRIGHT married Richard T. CHADWICK and William GILSTRAP. Linnuary J. WRIGHT
married Asbury OAKLEY. Armina Matilda WRIGHT married George Allen CHADWICK. Rachel Amanda WRIGHT married James Andrew WHITELEY.

After his first wife died he married Frances Ann ALLRED. They had 13 children: Louis Burr, Sarah Melvina, Thomas Bradley, Mary Ann, Nancy Jane, Catherine Alice, Abner Fletcher, Emma Josephine, Margaret Isabel, Iredale Dillard, William Worth, Martha Smith, Benjamin Franklin Wright.
and others went to Cumberland co., KY and subsequently to Cole, Co. Illinois. 
 
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 Parents:
  Obadiah Wright (1787 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Ann Allred Wright (1834 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Rachel Amanda Wright Whiteley (1854 - 1914)*
  Sarah Melvina Wright Deen (1860 - 1906)*
  Abner Fletcher Wright (1866 - 1955)*
  Emma Josephine Wright Anderson (1868 - 1905)*
  Margaret Belle Wright McCurry (1869 - 1935)*
  William Worth Wright (1874 - 1900)*
  Martha Smith Wright Ferguson (1875 - 1969)*
  Benjamin Franklin Wright (1876 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  Pleasant Miller Wright (1813 - 1889)*
  James M. Wright (1813 - 1899)*
  Joseph Samuel Wright (1819 - 1894)
  John Joiner Wright (1822 - 1898)*
  Arminda H. Wright Smith (1830 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hardrock Cemetery
Chautauqua County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: B_Valco
Record added: Feb 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34142731
Rev Joseph Samuel Wright
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Rev Joseph Samuel Wright
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Rev Joseph Samuel Wright
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- Little_Storm
 Added: Jul. 19, 2015
Continued Restful Peace!
- Camella Ford
 Added: Nov. 17, 2014
The Allred/Wright Family are in my Anderson/Hale line.
- Sally Medlen Bishop
 Added: Sep. 4, 2010
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