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Jay Wright (#47711501)
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Bio Photo Personal: Grew up in Indiana-polis. Army veteran. Married. Retired near Syracuse, NY.

Professional: BSJ, MSJ, Northwestern Univ; PhD, Syracuse Univ; post-doctoral MSL, Yale Law School. Professor, Syracuse Univ, 1967-2011; Professor Emeritus, 2011 to date.

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RE: Permelia Newby Davis Seal
Permelia's memorial is 99027264. She is buried with her first husband. Rose
Added by Rose on Nov 27, 2016 2:32 PM
Permelia Newby Davis Seal
Jay, she is buried with her 1st husband and her name is listed as Permelia Davis in Miami Cemetery, Warren Co. OH. She died in IN
Added by Rose on Nov 27, 2016 2:16 PM
Permelia Newby Davis Seal
Jay, I have found some information on Permelia and have added it to her memorial. If you find more, please let me know. Thanks, Rose
Added by Rose on Nov 26, 2016 12:46 PM
Catharine MacMillan
Rebecca Zion
Her death certificate gives her parents as Oliver Perry Brown and Mary Moore. Mary was Oliver Perry Brown's first wife and the mother of his first children (I think 3) She died days after the birth of their daughter Mary Brown. This little girl is never seen with her father and his second wife. Mother Mary Moore, had a sister Elizabeth Moore, who married Perry Brown's brother Samuel Brown. Samuel and Elizabeth Moore Brown had a son, John if I recall, who died as an infant. They lived near Oliver and Mary Brown. A young girl, Mary Brown, appropriate to be Mary and Oliver's daughter appears to be the only child they raised. My suspicion is that The infant whose mother died so soon after her birth was raised by her aunt and uncle, her parents siblings, who were grieving the loss of their very young son.
Added by Catharine MacMillan on Nov 01, 2016 12:24 PM
Wanza Bryan Good
Thomas Darbyshire
Dear Jay,

Would you happen to know if Thomas Darbyshire,
memorial no. 124372821 - was a part of any kind of lodge? (LOOF), or masonic type lodge?

Thank you.

Wanza Bryan Good
Added by Wanza Bryan Good on Oct 10, 2016 8:30 AM
Robert Abney
148593009 Eleanor Ayers
Mistaken connection to Elizabeth Abney Holman. I have sent a deletion. Thank you for your work, Robert
Added by Robert Abney on Oct 07, 2016 3:34 PM
AvA powell
Wright /Leaverton
HI Jay .my husbands line is with John foster Leaverton's son James Leaverton ,also wanted to ask have you done a Wright dna ? My Wright line goes back to Deacon Samuel Wright of Kelva Hall England . One of our male cousin's donated the dna . We connect I think to the Wrights that went to OHIO from Kentucky / an further back direct line from N.Y. they were Quakers and later abolitionist .Would really like to exchange info thanks in advance .Ava Powell /Carol Arteberry cousins .
Added by AvA powell on Oct 05, 2016 4:59 PM
Mary Kurila
Nancy Wright
This is a long shot but....I see that your name is Jay Wright and one of the graves you photographed was that of Nancy Wright perhaps married to John Wright. I have been searching for a John Wright, born 17 Feb 1773 in Litchfield, Ct, son of James Wright and Elizabeth Lee. This John and wife, Nancy Harper Wright, lived in Harpersfield, Ashtabula Co., Ohio and later in Coschocton Co., Ohio Could he be one of your ancestors ? Thank you for any information.
Added by Mary Kurila on Sep 09, 2016 6:04 PM
Ida Lee Brewer Cann
Joseph N. Woodmansee #15018248
Hi Jay:

Bravo to you for your recent research pertaining to Joseph N. Woodmansee and his brother, John Milton Woodmansee! I agree with your findings and have deleted my entry for Joseph and up-dated Johnís entry with a photo of his military marker. I do remember I questioned several things pertaining to Joseph at the time I posted the Find A Grave entry and I should have followed through more thoroughly with my research.

You mentioned Josephís year of birth. I had listed 1841, based on information I had received from a Noble researcher many years ago. After checking information this weekend, I believe the correct date is 1844. Both the 1860 and 1870 census records list his birth year as 1844, as does the Ohio County Death Records, 1840-2001.

John and Josephís father was Reuben Woodmansee; their mother was Melissa Noble Woodmansee. Melissa died in August 1844; Joseph was born in March 1844. Reuben re-married in September 1847. His second wife was Mary Ann Noble (a distant cousin to Melissa). Mary Annís parents were John and Huldah Morris Noble----- my gg-grandparents. Joseph does not appear in the 1850 census for Reuben and Mary Ann Woodmansee, but his siblings (John M., Wilson G., and Susannah), along with a new half-brother (Charles L.) are listed.

Glad you were able to clarify the information for Joseph and John. I am happy I could add the correct photo to John's entry.

Take care and thanks again.
Added by Ida Lee Brewer Cann on Sep 06, 2016 3:13 PM
William Miller
RE: More on Col Wm

Thx for this info...I obviously have some research to do based on your trail....

Added by William Miller on Sep 06, 2016 2:12 PM
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