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Edith Viola Wright
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1877
South Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1883
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA

Found in the book, Death and Marriage Announcements From the Columbia Daily Register, January 1878 through December 1885, Volume One, abstracted by Mark J. Lynn, 2007, page 115: Sun., Dec. 30, 1883: Viola, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Wright, died of diphtheria or membraneous croup yesterday morning, in the seventh year of her age. The funeral services were held at 4 p.m. and the remains were interred in the cemetery. The child was attacked on Wednesday. Page 116: Tue., Jan. 8, 1884: Died, in this city on 29th December, 1883, of membranous croup, Edith Viola, second daughter of G. W. and A. E. Wright, age six years, four months and nine days. (note: the DOB above is based on this) She was a child of much promise.

She can be found on the 1880 US Census for Columbia, Richland, SC at age 3, enumerated as Viola, living with parents Geo. W., 36, and Helen, 25, and siblings, Lilian, 4, and Dasie, 4 months. She was born in SC. 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Wright (1843 - 1926)
  Alice Elizabeth Huffman Wright (1853 - 1928)
 
Note: Transcribed from the book Interment Records of Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia, SC (three volumes)
 
Burial:
Elmwood Memorial Gardens
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Square 25, Lot 43, Grave 4
 
Created by: rdsxfan
Record added: Jul 18, 2013
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Edith Viola Wright
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Edith Viola Wright
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Edith Viola Wright
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 Added: Jul. 18, 2013
 
 
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