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Thomas Wright
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1830, England
Death: Dec. 7, 1909
Coalville
Summit County
Utah, USA

Taken from the
Park Record December 11, 1909
Coalville Notes

One by one the pioneers of the city and county are passing away. One more having joined the majority today in the person of Thomas Wright, of this city. Mr. Wright had been sick but a few days and did not suffer any pain; he just went to sleep as a little child. The work of nature having been accomplished at the ripe age of 80 years. Deceased was a native of Yorkshire, England, where he was born Nov. 21st, 1830. He emigrated to this country in July 1868, settling at Coalville. Where he made his home up to the time of his death. He was the father of eleven children seven of whom, with his wife, survive him.
Shortly after his arrival in this country, the Home Coal Company mine here in Coalville was opened up and he was made superintendent of the same. Acting in this capacity for thirteen years. It is said by the family of the deceased that he never knew the taste of medicine, liquor or tobacco, and that he has but very little sickness during his lifetime. He was a hard working and very energetic man. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon from the East Coalville ward meeting house.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Wright (1807 - 1884)
  Martha Rippon Wright (1810 - 1894)
 
 Spouses:
  Annie Dale Wright (1842 - 1911)
  Lydia Kay Wright (1817 - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  George Wright (1869 - 1942)*
  Mary Wright Jones (1871 - 1945)*
  Thomas Francis Wright (1873 - 1935)*
  Martha Marintha Wright Stones (1875 - 1908)*
  Horace Wright (1876 - 1880)*
  Annie Lydia Wright Jones (1879 - 1945)*
  Bertha Ann Wright Staples (1880 - 1959)*
  John Alfred Wright (1882 - 1962)*
  Joseph William Wright (1885 - 1885)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Wright (1830 - 1909)
  George Wright (1835 - 1861)*
  Edith Wright Hobson (1836 - 1895)*
  Ann Wright Rippon (1838 - 1912)*
  John Wright (1841 - 1914)*
  Joseph Wright (1844 - 1901)*
  William James Wright (1846 - 1923)*
  Sarah Martha Marintha Althera Wright Savage (1850 - 1929)*
  Francis H Wright (1852 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Coalville Cemetery
Coalville
Summit County
Utah, USA
Plot: B_5_1_1
 
Maintained by: Jason O'Driscoll
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 73482
Thomas Wright
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Thomas Wright
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Thomas Wright
Added by: Jason O'Driscoll
 
 
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