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David Wright
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1806
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1895
Monroe County
Indiana, USA

4-3 David Wright b. Nov. 16, 1806 in Utica, Ind., d. Mar. 20, 1895, near Harrodsburg, Ind. He was the son of James Wright, b. Dec. 16, 1781 and Elizabeth (Sears) Wright, a grandson of Benjamin and Barbara (Morgan) Wright and a great grandson of Richard and Ann Wright. David was married on Sept. 14, 1827 to Carolina Kutch, b. 1809, d. Jan. 12, 1881, the dau. of John Kutch b. Nov. 3, 1786 and Elizabeth (Cane) Kutch, and a granddaughter of Tilford and Anna (Prussia) Kutch. Tilford Kutch was a soldier in the Rev. War. David owned a good farm joining his father's farm. He owned and operated a grain mill on his
farm near where Victor, Ind. is now. He was a well proportioned man, tall, blue eyes fair complexioned. On one Christmas day he was to have a fox chase. His children and their families were there; after dinner was over the men held their dogs. David turned the fox loose, the chase started but the fox got away. It was fine sport in those days. Caroline was a doctor and was very helpful in the early settlement. She also wove the cloth to make her children's clothing. She worked at night by candle light which she made out of sheep tallow. David helped build South Union Christian Church. He and family were members of that church. David and Caroline and many relatives are buried in the South Union cemetery. David played the violin and loved to sing old hymns. One I remember so well was "WHEN SHALL I SEE JESUS". David and Caroline were loved by their many friends and neighbors for their cheerfulness, kind words and kind deeds to others.


5-1 John Wright, b. Dec. 3, 1828, d. July 6. 1902.
5-2 James Wright, b. 1830, d. 1904.
5-3 AIfred Wright, b. Feb. 11, 1832, d. Aug. 21,1917.
5-4 Levi Wright, b. Oct. 18, 1834, d. Dec. 4, 1915.
5-5 Jane Wright, b. Nov. 18, 1836, d. 1915.
5-6 Elizabeth Wright, b. July 25, 1838, d. Oct. 20, 1889.
5-7 Ewing Wright, b. Mar. 5, 1841, d. Apr. 18, 1908.
5-8 Jacob Wright b. Feb. 2, 1842, d. Dec. 2, 1862.
5-9 Nancy Wright, b. June 19, 1844, d. Aug. 16, 1863.
5-10 Clarinda Wright, b. Jan. 18,1847, d. July 13,1911.
5-11 David D. Wright, b. Apr. 23, 1853, d. July 6, 1912.
Two children died in infancy.

4-3 David Wright's second marriage in 1882 was to Rebecca Burton, of Mittchell, Ind. No children. David was married for the third time to a widow Jones when he was 87 years old.

Family links: 
  James Benjamin Wright (1781 - 1873)
  Elizabeth Sears Wright (1783 - 1834)
  Caroline M Kutch Wright (1809 - 1881)*
  John Wright (1828 - 1902)*
  Alford Wright (1833 - 1917)*
  Levi A Wright (1834 - 1913)*
  Jane Wright Parham (1836 - 1917)*
  Elizabeth Wright Miller (1837 - 1889)*
  Ewing Wright (1841 - 1908)*
  Jacob Wright (1843 - 1862)*
  Clarinda Wright Eastham (1847 - 1911)*
  David D. Wright (1853 - 1912)*
  Frances Ann Wright Bowen (1802 - ____)*
  Charity Wright Hill (1804 - 1876)*
  David Wright (1806 - 1895)
  Nancy Wright Wright (1809 - 1890)*
  Emsley Wright (1811 - 1854)*
  James Benjamin Wright (1822 - 1906)*
  George Johnson Wright (1836 - 1910)**
  Susan E. Wright Thrasher (1839 - 1877)**
  Elizabeth Wright Thrasher (1841 - 1897)**
*Calculated relationship
Note: The bio. was taken from a book. "GENEALOGY OF RICHARD WRIGHT AND DESCENDANTS" by Lillie Elizabeth Wright Lane White
South Union Church Cemetery
Monroe County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Hoosier
Record added: Oct 20, 2012
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David Wright
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