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Martha E "Mattie" Gear Wright
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Birth: 1882
Cherryvale
Montgomery County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 1950
Cuyahoga Falls
Summit County
Ohio, USA

Daughter of George W and Elizabeth Hannah (Parlett).

Sister of Josephine and Benjamin Harrison.

Wife of John Harris, and mother of Joseph Harris.

Mattie lived and worked in a saloon, cleaning up for her room and board. She had to fend for herself and it was in Cherryvale, Kansas, that she met up with John Harris Wright and agreed to go with him. She married him in 1899.


 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Gear (1839 - 1912)
  Elizabeth Hannah Parlett Gear (1853 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  John Harris Wright (1874 - 1942)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph Harris Wright (1903 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  William H Gear (1862 - 1929)**
  George W Gear (1864 - 1882)**
  Elizabeth Gear Findlay (1869 - 1941)**
  Anna Gear Beck (1874 - 1961)**
  Martha E Gear Wright (1882 - 1950)
  Benjamin Harrison Gear (1887 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Chestnut Hill Memorial Park
Cuyahoga Falls
Summit County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Sherry
Record added: Sep 28, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9527917
Martha E Mattie <i>Gear</i> Wright
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Martha E Mattie <i>Gear</i> Wright
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