|Birth: ||Jun. 3, 1708|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 1800|
Daughter of James Mary (Bowater) Wright
was born on 3 Jun 1708 in East Nottingham MM, Cecil County, Maryland and died on 21 Oct 1800 in Back Creek,Frederick County, Virginia at age 92.
Mary is singled out in her mother's will as her beloved daughter who was chosen one of her mother's three executors. She and her husband were among the 70 families that started the Opequon Settlement in 1735. They were granted 500 acres adjoining the Hollingsworths near what is now Winchester.
She was about a decade younger than her husband and he died young. Braddock's army under the command of Co. Dunbar stayed at Widow Ballinger's on May 3, 1755.
Mary married Josiah Ballinger on 30 Jun 1727 in Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey. Josiah was born in 1697 in Burlington County, New Jersey and died in Sep 1748 in Hopewell Mm, Frederick County, Virginia at age 51.
Noted events in his life were:
• He signed a will Probated on 7 Dec 1748 in Frederick County, Virginia
Children from this marriage were:
M i. Josiah Ballinger was born on 24 Nov 1728 in Frederick County, Virginia and died on an unknown date.
F ii. Sarah Ballinger was born on 27 Nov 1731 in Frederick County, Virginia and died on an unknown date.
M iii. James Ballinger was born on 28 Jul 1735 in Hopewell Mm, Fredrick County, Maryland and died on an unknown date.
James Wright (1671 - 1759)
Mary Bowater Wright (1685 - 1764)
Josiah Ballinger (1697 - 1748)*
Josiah Ballinger (1728 - ____)*
Sarah Ballinger Rogers (1731 - 1770)*
James Ballinger (1735 - 1799)*
Mary Wright Ballinger (1708 - 1800)
Martha Wright Mendenhall (1712 - 1794)*
Elizabeth Wright Matthews (1714 - 1790)*
John C Wright (1717 - 1790)*
James Wright (1718 - 1760)*
Thomas Wright (1721 - 1765)*
Isaac Wright (1723 - 1777)*
Ann Wright McCool Pugh (1725 - 1801)*
Sarah Wright Pickering (1727 - 1775)*
Hopewell Friends Burial Ground
Created by: Tonya Sparks
Record added: Apr 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36002144