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George Anderson Wright, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 9, 1846
Death: Nov. 6, 1935

George Anderson Wright was born August 9, 1846, the son of William and Jennie Winn Wright. He married Mary Henry Swanson, the daughter of Col. H.C. Swanson and Mary Micheaux Swanson. He served in the Confederate Army and afterward wore many hats as a riverboat pilot on the Trinity River dealing in cotton; owner of a commission house and mercantile business at Hall's Bluff in Houston County; owner of a livery stable; banker; and mayor of Palestine for three terms beginning in 1891. George Wright died November 6, 1935.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Wright (1810 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Henry Swanson Wright (1860 - 1943)
 
 Children:
  George Anderson Wright (1886 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leander Hinchman Wright (1833 - 1907)*
  George Anderson Wright (1846 - 1935)
  Lanty Wright (1858 - 1920)*
  Willie Dora Wright Sullivan (1861 - 1958)*
  Lethe Addie Mae Wright Pipkin (1867 - 1900)*
  Julia I. Wright Lively (1869 - 1940)*
  Henry Madison Wright (1874 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Palestine City Cemetery
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Bernard-Trigg
Record added: Jul 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28569171
George Anderson Wright, Sr
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George Anderson Wright, Sr
Added by: Kathy and Andy Hendrix
 
George Anderson Wright, Sr
Added by: Bernard-Trigg
 
 
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Rest In Peace
- John D. Poulsen
 Added: Jun. 15, 2015
2nd great uncle. Rest in Peace
- Kathy and Andy Hendrix
 Added: Jul. 21, 2009

- Bernard-Trigg
 Added: Jul. 27, 2008
 
 
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