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Eddie Wright
Birth: Nov. 3, 1870
Taylor County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1943
Taylor County
Kentucky, USA



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~ The News-Journal, September 30, 1943


Funeral services for Ed Wright, 72 years of age, were held from the Mt. Carmel Church, Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock with the Rev. Chas Warren in charge. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Mr. Wright died at his home near Mt. Carmel, Monday. He profesed faith early in life and was a devoted member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

He united in marriage to Mariah Shofner in 1891 and who preceded him in death five years ago.

To this union was born three sons and five daughters. Surviving are: Clayton Wright, and Bud Wright, county; and Hugh Wright, Jefferson County; Mrs. Tommie Phillips, county; Mrs. Mina Phillips, Indianapolis.

He also leaves four brothers and two sisters: Richard Wright, county; Charlie Wright, Marion; Mose Tom Wright, Larue County; Mack Wright, Plain Illinois; Mrs. Florence Morris and Mrs. Alec Underwood, Taylor County. Also 17 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.


1880 Taylor Co. Ky. U.S. Census
Census Place: Oak Hill, Taylor, Kentucky
Source: FHL Film 1254442 National Archives Film T9-0442 Page 101B
... WRIGHT Self M M W 34 KY; Occ: Farmer Fa: KY Mo: KY
Nancy E. WRIGHT Wife F M W 20 KY; Occ: Keeps House Fa: KY Mo: KY
Eddie WRIGHT Son M S W 9 KY; Fa: KY Mo: KY
Florence WRIGHT Dau F S W 6 KY; Fa: KY Mo: KY
Alice WRIGHT Dau F S W 4 KY; Fa: KY Mo: KY
Moses WRIGHT Son M S W 1 KY; Fa: KY Mo: KY

1910 Taylor Co. Ky. Census; Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Oak Hill, Taylor, Kentucky; Roll: T624_503; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 131; Image: 569. Ancestry.com Census Images; 58 / 58
Eddie Wright, 37, 1st marriage, 19, KyKyKy; Mariah E., wife, 39, 1st marriage, 7 live births, 7 living children, KyKyKy; Bessie T., dau, 16, Ky; William E., son, 13, Ky; Aron H., son, 10, Ky; John C., son, 7, Ky; Minnie E., dau, 6, Ky; Annie A., dau, 2, Ky;

Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953; Ancestry.com
Name: Ed Wright
Death Date: 27 Sep 1943
Death Location: Taylor
Residence Location: Taylor
Age: 72
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: White
Birth Date: 3 Nov 1870
Birth Location: Taylor, Kentucky
Father's Name: Tom Wright
Father's Birth Location: Kentucky
Mother's Name: Nancy Sprawels
Mother's Birth Location: Kentucky 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Wright
  Nancy Ellen Wright (1853 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Mariah Elizabeth Shofner Wright (1870 - 1938)
 
 Children:
  Bessie T Wright Miller (1894 - 1912)*
  William Eddie Wright (1896 - 1958)*
  Johnie Clayton Wright (1902 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eddie Wright (1870 - 1943)
  Alice Wright Underwood (1876 - 1961)*
  Alice T. Underwood (1876 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery
Campbellsville
Taylor County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Originally Created by: phantomphreak
Record added: Sep 15, 2010
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