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Dr James W Wright
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1825
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 5, 1882
Oak Cliff
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Father- Thomas 1794-1874
Mother - Martha Ann Tutt 1796-1861
Children :
Sidney J Wright
Robert C Wright
James L Wright
Sarah Sally Wright
Mary Jane Wright
Jesse Wright

Fought in the Mexican War in 1844-1845 Tennessee
under Marshall's company 1
Oct 24,1848 Married Luciana (Lucy) Brooks in Tennessee
In 1849 he began study of Medicine ,under Dr. Etherly
of Green Hill , Wilson county, Tennessee .His first course
of lecture was in Louisville during the winter 1848-1849
and graduated at the medical collage of Nashville of
Tennessee in 1860. At this time he had been going back and forth to Texas. Then again he served in the Civil War as
the surgeon on the Melissa. Then he came back to Texas and was the Doctor surrounding areas including now a ghost town
called Jimtown between Cedar Hill and Dallas , Texas
until his death . The Dallas county history portal says
his death was in 1882 but the Mexican War pension was filed by Lucy in 1887 . 
Family links: 
  Thomas Wright (1794 - 1874)
  Martha Ann Tutt Wright (1796 - 1861)
  Luciana Catherine Brooks Wright (1839 - 1921)
  Martha Ann Wright (1850 - 1854)*
  Sarah E Wright Pollard (1852 - 1879)*
  James Brooks Wright (1855 - 1937)*
  Mary Jane Wright Coffman (1859 - 1935)*
  Kate Temple Wright Britain (1873 - 1945)*
  Jesse Wright (1873 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Buried at Wright family farm by Five Mile Creek
Created by: C Dee eames
Record added: Dec 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 122341687
Dr James W Wright
Added by: C Dee eames
Dr James W Wright
Added by: C Dee eames
Dr James W Wright
Added by: C Dee eames
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