|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1842|
|Death: ||Mar. 24, 1902|
With first husband Jesse Bray homesteaded in Howell Co., MO. Jesse Bray died and Emily/Emma married second Willis Martin Wright.
BLM land record:
Patentees: Emily Bray, Jesse Bray, Emily Wright 1/12/1889 Homestead Entry Howell Co., MO Ironton Land Office
W1/2SW Block 27 Twp. 24-N Range 9-W 5th Meridian
E1/2SE Block 28 Twp. 24-N Range 9-W
"... Emily Wright, formerly Emily Bray, widow of Jesse Bray, deceased.."
Emily/Emma had 4 children with Jesse Bray: Moses Clifton Bray m. Lula Bell Hopkins; Millie Elmira Bray m. Lester Pummill, moved to Jefferson Co., OR; Lola Cathren Bray m. John Thomas Breedlove, died age 24 in Wilbur, Lincoln Co., WA; and William Henry (known as Henry) Bray.
MO Marr Rec 1805-2002 Ancestry.com: Mrs. Emily Bray, 30, m. 10 Sept. 1887 Howell Co., MO, to Mr. Willis M. Wright, 50. [Other information suggests he was actually 64.]
By second husband Willis M. Wright, she had one son, Luther Kilpatrick Wright.
Emily/Emma's birth year is given on her tombstone as 1842 but census records and her age of 46 given in her obituary suggest the correct birth year is probably 1855.
Lola Cathren Bray Breedlove (1881 - 1905)*
Luther Kilpatrick Wright (1889 - 1970)*
Blue Mound Cemetery
Created by: c sato
Record added: Aug 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57809103